News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2020

Complete/Partial Blocking at Intersection of Francis and Washington Streets

Starting tonight, Monday, January 27, the intersection of Francis and Washington streets will remain completely closed from 9:00 pm to 4:00 am in order to complete drainage repairs in the area.

There will be a partial blocking during the day, starting tomorrow, Tuesday, January 28 at 10:00 am and finishing at 2:00 am on Friday, January 31.

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Year of the Nantucket Senior: Three Part Workshop Series

Age and Dementia Friendly Community

The Nantucket Council on Aging invites you to a Three Part Workshop on "Building an Age and Dementia Friendly Community".

Peggy Cahill, M.Ed, will help create a foundation for a positive vision of aging in our community.


2:00 - 4:00 PM

Downstairs at the Atheneum

Free admission. Space is limited registration is required.

To register call The ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

2020: The Year of The Nantucket Senior

At the November 6, 2019 the Nantucket Select Board proclaimed 2020 the Year of the Nantucket Senior. We want to celebrate it with a special event!

You are cordially invited to attend a presentation by Deputy Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) Robin Lipson: “Aging with Dignity in Your Community”.

Date: February 6, 2020

Time:  1:30 PM

Location: Saltmars...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Adopted by the Select Board

At its Wednesday, January 22 meeting the Nantucket Select Board adopted the 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant.

Visit the link to see the 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant as adopted by Select Board on January 22, 2020. 

Click here to find more information on the April 4, 2020 Annual Town Meeting.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Nantucket Counts! January 31 Census Education Workshop

The 2020 U.S. Census is just a few months away, and we need to step up our outreach and organizing to ensure that every Nantucket resident is counted.

Federal funding to our community for schools, healthcare, SNAP, and other important programs is based on Census data, as is our political representation, so we can’t afford to miss people.

Nantucket’s geography and large seasonal popula...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Census To Be Mailed This Week

The Annual Town Census is required under Massachusetts General Law, and is separate from the Federal Census that will be sent out in March 2020.

It is very important for Nantucket’s State and Federal Aid that residents respond to both Censuses.  

Please respond to the Annual Town Census as soon as possible to aid Town Clerk in an accurate count of all Nantucket’s reside...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Papers for Annual Town Election Are Now Available

53 signatures are required to get on the ballot this year. The applicant must be a registered voter to run for office. The nomination papers are due back on Tuesday, February 18th by 5 p.m. Annual Town Election is Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

The Offices that will be on the ballot this year are:

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Public Work Commencing Municipal Improvement Projects on Various Areas

The Department of Public Works (DPW) will be commencing municipal improvement projects starting on or after October 15, 2019 and continuing through May 31, 2020 or until completed.

Work will include reconstruction of sidewalks, repairs to bridge railing systems, installation of playground equipment, paving of speed tables, and installation of drainage systems.

Work locations include Judith Chase Road, Straight Wharf (at BYBBQ), Washi...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Municipal Water, Sewer and Drainage Work

CC Construction will be commencing municipal water, sewer and drainage work started October 15, 2019 and continuing through May 15, 2020.

Work will include excavation of existing municipal structures within the roadway, installation of new structures within the roadway and full pavement.

Work locations include North Liberty Street from Cliff Road to Lily Street, Intersection of Cliff Road at...

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