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Staff Favorites: Stocking Gifts from Nantucket

With fewer than 12 days till Christmas, there is still time to find great gifts on Nantucket.  We love to give (and to receive) a gift certificate to a Nantucket restaurant.  Who doesn’t like to go out to eat? Nantucket has many amazing options for dining, and most of the […]

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The 2012 Cold Turkey Plunge raised almost $90,000 for the Nantucket Atheneum Weezie Library for Children! Get in on the freezing fun next Thanksgiving morning!

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Hurricane Sandy: The ACK Report

Following days of nervous anticipation, the gigantic post-tropical storm has started stretching her arms in Nantucket’s direction, with gusts racing at 75-80 MPH and storm surges expected to reach eight feet on the Atlantic coast. Schools and government offices are closed for the day, and the steamships haven’t run since […]

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The Results Are In!

Visit us at to see the entries that received honorable mention! Also, it is officially time to start submitting pictures for the 2013 Photo Contest. Send us your very best photos of Nantucket for a chance to win cash AND be on the cover of the 2013-2014 Nantucket Directory!

Nantucket Memories

Postcard from the End of the World

reprint from Yesterday’s Island/Today’s Nantucket – by Phil Austin May 6 came and went again this year without the slightest mention of the Hindenburg disaster that occurred in Lakehurst, New Jersey in 1937.  My father was exactly twenty years old at the time of the tragedy, which killed about three […]