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Posted on: June 21, 2021

The Town of Nantucket DPW will continue construction of Waitt Drive Improvements (into Amelia Drive)

The Town of Nantucket DPW will continue construction of Waitt Drive Improvements (into Amelia Drive) the week of Monday June 21, 2021 and is expected to be completed by Friday June 25, 2021, weather permitting.

The Nantucket Department of Public Works (DPW) is committed to providing well-constructed, assessible, and historically sensitive construction improvements to its residents and visitors island-wide. DPW Contractor (C.C. Construction) will be installing ne...

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Public Works Press Release New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 15, 2021

CRP Virtual Open House #2 on June 24th from 6-8 pm

The Nantucket Coastal Resilience Plan is moving into the next phase of development and we need your feedback to develop solutions that address flooding and erosion today and into the future.

Join us virtually on June 24th from 6-8 pm EST for an update on project progress, an overview of how your favorite places will be affected by coastal hazards, and to provide feedback on preliminary adaptation strategies.

 

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Register HERE New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Protected Species Update - June 14, 2021

The Town of Nantucket Natural Resources Department updates weekly the list of beaches affected by restrictions to protect bird activity.

Protected Species – June 14, 2021

 

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Birds of Nantucket webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 15, 2021

2021 Annual Town Election Results

The Town of Nantucket 2021 Annual Town Election has closed tonight at 8:00 pm and the results are now available via the link below.

2021 Annual Town Election Results New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Resilient Toolkit Created As Part Of Resilient Nantucket (MVP) Action Grant Project

This toolkit is intended to provide information on flood risk, flood preparedness, flood insurance, flood recovery and flood adaptation alternatives useful for historic properties, cultural sites, and the island’s larger cultural landscape.

This toolkit recognizes the importance of personal preparedness and offers resources to support the preparation of emergency plans for families, homes and businesses. This toolkit should serve as an island-wide resource for real estate and insurance profe...

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Resilient Nantucket webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Notice of Public Review Document: Unified Planning Work Program

The Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (NP&EDC) will initiate a 21-day public review of the draft FFY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) beginning May 28, 2021 and concluding on June 21, 2021.

A public meeting to solicit comments will be held by the NP&EDC on June 21, 2021 at 6:00PM in the Community Room of the Public Safety Facility at 4 Fairgrounds Road, Nantucket, MA. 

The UPWP describes the scope of work and estimates costs for ...

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NP&EDC Public Review Documents webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 26, 2021

NP&EDC Request for Letter of Interest (1) at Large Member on NP&EDC

The Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (the “Commission”) is responsible for the comprehensive planning of the Island under the authority of Chapter 561 of the Acts of 1973, as amended.

The Commission is seeking letters of interest to fill one (1) At Large Member position on the Commission, with a 3-year term ending in June 2024. Membership is by appointment by the Commission. Letters shall be submitted to NP&EDC via email to avorce@...

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NP&EDC webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Nantucket Town Association & NP&EDC Request for Letters of Interest to Join Town Area Plan Workgroup

The Nantucket Town Association and the Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (NP&EDC) are forming a work group to draft a local area plan for Nantucket Town.

Residents of or workers within the boundaries of the Nantucket Old Historic District and surrounding areas may volunteer to join the work group.  

A map showing the boundaries of the Town Area Plan is available via the link at https://records.nant...

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NP&EDC webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 19, 2021

2021 Nantucket Beach Map - Rules & Regulations

BEACH MAP SAMPLE 2021

The 2021 Nantucket Beach Map - Rules & Regulations is now available online. To see it, visit the link below.

For more information on Nantucket open spaces, visit the Town of Nantucket Beaches & Parks webpages: https://nantucket-ma.gov/673/Beaches-Parks  

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Nantucket Beach Map - Rules & Regulations (PDF) New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Volunteer Opportunities for Our Island Home

Our Island Home is excited to start welcoming back volunteers into the facility. This is a sign of brighter days ahead, not only for our residents, for our community as a whole.

As with everything, there will be changes to our volunteer program.  These changes are to ensure the safety of our Residents, Staff, and Volunteers.  Please review the update volunteer requirements below: 

  • Volunteers must be 18 y...
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Our Island Home Volunteer Opportunities (PDF) New & Noteworthy

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