News Flash

Posted on: May 11, 2021

Final Outdoor Dining Street Closures

On the morning of Wednesday, May 12, Nantucket DPW is scheduled to drop barriers beginning at approximately 8 am

India Street between Centre and Federal:

  • Partial Closure 
  • Current parking lane to become traffic lane
  • Barriers will block off space in front of Proprietors and Company of the Cauldron
  • Loading Zone will be moved to opposite side alongside Boarding Hou...
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Street Closures Outdoor Dining Summer 2021 (PDF) New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 12, 2021

2021 Annual Town Meeting Info Session

In preparation for the June 5, 2021 Annual Town Meeting, the Town of Nantucket is hosting a public info session on May 18, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

Join the Zoom Meeting at

Meeting ID:  818 7333 8343; Passcode:  352927.

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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
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Nantucket Coastal Resilience Plan – Mid Project Summary Report, April 2021

The Nantucket Coastal Resilience Planning process launched in October 2020 and will extend through September 2021.

The Project Team consists of lead consultants Arcadis with sub-consultants Stoss, One Architecture, and The Craig Group. Initial phases of the project included community engagement and an island-wide risk assessment for coastal and near-coastal areas that...

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Press Release New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 13, 2021

On May 21 at 6:00 pm - Brain Matters, Your Brain Matters


A virtual Zoom program for those interested in learning about the disease of addiction, mental health and Mental Illness and the impact on individuals, families and communities:

May 21 - Mental Health vs Mental Disorders


Meeting Registration New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Beginning Monday, May 10 PLUS parking lot at 2 Fairgrounds Rd closed for reconstruction

The parking lot will be closed for reconstruction through end of June. Parking for the PLUS building will be available at 4 Fairgrounds Road (Public Safety Facility). If you need assistance by PLUS staff please call 508-325-7587.

New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

The Select Board is accepting applications for annual committee appointments.

Select Board committee openings 2021

Interested individuals may obtain a “Committee Interest Form” from the Town of Nantucket’s website. Completed applications can be mailed to Town Administration, 16 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA 02554 or emailed to

For a complete list of committee openings, visit the link:

Boards, Committees and Commissions website.

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Select Board-appointed Committee Openings New & Noteworthy
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Construction of Waitt Drive Begins on May 10 at 8 AM

The Town of Nantucket DPW will begin construction of Waitt Drive Improvements on or after May 10, 2021 starting at 8 AM and is expected to be completed by December 31, 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 and its Contractor (C.C. Construction) will be initi...

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Press Release New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Public Hearing Notice, ESCI

The Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council of Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, Inc. (ESCCI) will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM online via Zoom.

The purpose of this hearing is to review our FY 2021 Needs Assessment and receive public comment on the needs of elderly residents and their caregivers in Nantucket County. The information received will help to plan for the distribution of Federal Older A...

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New & Noteworthy
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Town of Nantucket April e-News

In this month's e-news we discuss the upcoming Annual Town Meeting and Election; Earth Day & Coastal Resilience events, Town preparation for the summer season, Surfside Road Sewer Project, PFAS, and much more. We hope you enjoy it!

Stay safe and share this link with your friends and family!

Click HERE to read the April 2021 Town of Nantucket e-News.C. Elizabeth GibsonTown ManagerTown of Nantucket16 Broad StreetNantucket, MA02554Readers may experience issues opening ...
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Town of Nantucket April e-News New & Noteworthy
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Enhancing Public Engagement in Massachusetts

The Mass Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has opened an inquiry to examine procedural enhancements to public notice requirements to increase public awareness of and participation in DPU proceedings.

The docket number for the inquiry is D.P.U. 21-50.  Links for information about the Request for Comments and the DPU Order opening this inquiry are available below.

Through this investigation, the DPU is soliciting input from stakeholders and memb...

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Mass Enhancing Public Engagement New & Noteworthy
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Annual Town Meeting Warrant with Finance Committee Motions

Warrant online

The Saturday June 5, 2021 Annual Town Meeting Warrant with Finance Committee Motions is now available online. Visit the link below.

2021 Annual Town Meeting New & Noteworthy
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Town Nominations Papers Available Starting on March 15th

Nomination papers for the June 2021 Annual Town Election are available in the Town Clerk’s Office starting on Monday, March 15th.

While the Town Building is not yet open to the public, no appointment is necessary to pick up Nomination Papers from the Clerk’s Office.  Please call us from the front (16 Broad Street) double doors between the hours of 8:30 and...Read on...

2021 Annual Town Election webpage New & Noteworthy