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If you're weary of the Grey Lady of Nantucket Sound flaunting her finery in pricy restaurants and shops, Nantucket's North Shore is just the restorative you need.
Each year the readers of The Inquirer and Mirror , Nantucket's newspaper since 1821 and the publisher of Nantucket Today magazine and www.ack.net, vote on what they consider to be "The Best of Nantucket" in a poll conducted by the newspaper.
Matthew Finlay, second from left, and Lee Geddes, far right, join crew members Alex Paige and Casey Laaro on the yards to furl the Lynx's topsail.
When researching archival material dating back to mid-1600s New England for his first novel, "Will Poole's Island," author Tim Weed quickly realized there wasn't much available from the Native American perspective.
The end of summer often means two things for Nantucketers. As the busy season winds down there is either a sense of relief or a bittersweet reality that vacation is almost over.
Stop & Shop has applied for a building permit for the partial demolition of its existing supermarket and construction of a new store on its property between Sparks Avenue and Pleasant Street, and some vendors said this week they have been asked by the grocery-store chain to begin removing their indoor storage from the rear of the store within the ... (more)
According to online reports, Corey Griffin, a philanthropist credited with making the ALS ice bucket challenge fundraising viral, died on Saturday after drowning in a diving accident off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts.
Nantucket Community Sailing students Abigail, left, and Kayla Gilly race Optimist prams in the annual Coffin Cup youth regatta in Polpis Harbor July 18. The numbers are still being finalized, but roughly $400,000 was netted this week for Nantucket Community Sailing during Nantucket Race Week and the Opera House Cup, according to NCS CEO Diana ... (more)
We're rolling out the five most popular songs in the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart, for the week ending August 23, 2014.
Do you know someone on the island who makes life better in the community by their contributions to island life? Send your nominations to editor and publisher Marianne Stanton by e-mail to email@example.com by Aug. 31, or to the Inquirer and Mirror, P.O. Box 1198, Nantucket, MA 02554.
The world can be a cruel place for those who fear their body's shape and size don't measure up-or, more accurately, down -to celebrity culture's impossibly tiny ideals.
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