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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Important Notice Regarding Drop Box Hours at Town & County Building

Per a recent State elections directive, the 16 Broad Street Drop box will be closed from 5 PM, Saturday October 31st, until Sunday morning November 1st.

The Drop Box will not be able to receive ballots or other mail for the Town building during this period of hours. We aim to have the box re-opened and available to accept ballots and other mail for the Town building by 9 am Sunday morning.

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Town Clerk's webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: October 28, 2020

FEMA Region 1 & Town of Nantucket Joint Online Meeting and Info Session

The meeting will take place on November 5, 2020, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region I office has completed a project to investigate future coastal erosion impacts due to sea-level rise for the Island of Nantucket.   The resulting study and coastal erosion hazard maps will be ...

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FEMA Coastal Erosion Hazard Map New & Noteworthy
Posted on: October 14, 2020

“Stop the Spread” COVID-19 Testing Coming to Nantucket

Free COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic individuals will be available at Nantucket Cottage Hospital starting Friday, Oct. 16 through the state’s “Stop the Spread” strategic testing program.

With Nantucket designated by the state as a high-risk area for coronavirus transmission, the island will become the latest community to launch a Stop the Spread testing site. The program supports the testing of asymptomatic individuals to stop the spread ...

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COVID-19 Testing at Nantucket Cottage Hospital New & Noteworthy
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Declaration of Public Health Emergency - Emergency Order No. 13

At its Tuesday, October 6, 2020 the Board of Health issued Emergency Order No. 13.

Pursuant to the declaration of a public health emergency on March 20, 2020, G.L. c. 111, §122, 310 CMR 11.05, 105 CMR 300.200 and all other authorizing statutes and regulations, acting by and through its agent authorized under MGL c. 111, &se...

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Emergency Order No. 13 New & Noteworthy
Posted on: October 6, 2020

2021 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Open for Citizen Articles Submission

Open warrant

Please be advised that the 2021 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT is open for submission of citizen articles until November 13, 2020 at 4:00 pm. Citizen articles require the signatures of at least ten (10) registered voters of Nantucket.

Town Counsel will be available for citizen warrant article consultation on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 2pm – 4pm; and Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 9am – 11am via Zoom. Citizens who plan to submit articles are encouraged to seek...

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2021 Annual Town Meeting webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: October 5, 2020

New deadline for the US Census 2020 is October 31

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On Friday, the Census Bureau announced that the new (reinstated) response deadline will be October 31.

The United States Census Bureau announced late Friday that its data collection operations will continue through October 31, 2020. The Federal government had tried to make the deadline Monday, October 5, but a US District Court judge ruled the Census Burea...
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New & Noteworthy
Posted on: October 5, 2020

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).

Cyber Security

This month was created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in collaboration with the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA).

It is hard to believe that a year has passed since the 2019 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month last October!

This years’ theme is “If You Connect It, Protect It”.  NCSAM 2020 will emphasize your role in protecting...

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Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency New & Noteworthy
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Town of Nantucket October e-Newsletter

Some of the topics discussed in this month's newsletter are: ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID19, Resilient Nantucket Forum I, 2021 Annual Town Meeting and Town Election, November 3 General Elections, Town Department projects, and more.

October 2020 Town of Nantucket e-News New & Noteworthy