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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Nantucket's Housing Survey

We want to hear from you!

In conjunction with the update of our Housing Production Plan, we are most interested in hearing your thoughts. Please let us know by completing the survey prepared by JM Goldson and Barrett Planning Group:

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Nantucket's Housing Survey New & Noteworthy
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Green Community Grant Funding to Expand Public EV-Charging Stations & to Increase Energy Efficiency

Green Comunity EV stations

In April 2020, the Town of Nantucket received an initial grant of $139,340 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Department of Energy Resources by becoming a Massachusetts Green Community.

This designation was achieved by the Town of Nantucket last January by demonstrating a firm commitment to reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, such as through the adoption of the more stringent Energy Stretch Code, requiring the Town ...

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Press Release (PDF) New & Noteworthy
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Learn where you will fit into the COVID-19 vaccine distribution timeline


The Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Program Phase 2 is scheduled to start in February and continue through April.
Registration for Phase 1 has ended. If you believe you are eligible for Phase 1, call ( 508-228-7200 ext. 7009) or email

Individuals that are be elegible to receive the vaccine under Phase II of the Massachusetts’s vaccination plan are those with certain comorbidities or individuals from one of these occupations. Within Phase 2, individuals will be prioritized by ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Summer Season 2021: Lifeguard Application Now Open

The Town of Nantucket seeks 50 highly qualified candidates for seasonal open water lifeguard positions at nine Town beaches for the 2021 season.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must be at least 16 years old. Should possess either a valid driver’s license or passport. Must have a current American Heart Association or American Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificate and a cu...

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Complete The Lifeguard Application Form New & Noteworthy
Posted on: December 29, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccination Program: Phase One Happening Now

vaccine phase i

The COVID-19 vaccination program has begun in Massachusetts and on Nantucket as well. At the moment, only individuals covered under Phase One of the Massachusetts’s vaccination plan are eligible to receive the vaccine.

 If you are a phase 1 candidate, complete this form.

Within phase one, individuals will be prioritized by age, comorbidity and occupational risk. If you are not employed in one of these roles, you will receive your vaccination in phase tw...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Website New & Noteworthy
Posted on: December 10, 2020


Given the surge in holiday related COVID cases, the Town of Nantucket has established a COVID Enforcement Task Force (CETF) to focus on enforcement and undertake special preventative measures.

This Task Force consists of representatives from several Town departments and will coordinate with existing agencies to maximize effectiveness, reduce redundancy and ensure a coordinated response to the ongoing pandemic by all Town Departments.  ...

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COVID-19 Press Release No. 17 New & Noteworthy