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  1. Summer Drought Approaching Historic LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... and we were 50-75 miles away from getting it. The ocean got a solid watering over Long Island Sound and off Nantucket. That being said, Boston now stands at just a touch over 2" of rain for the months of June and July combined. That makes it the 3rd ...

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  2. Autism Speaks co-founder Suzanne Wright, gone at 69Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Inquirer & Mirror

    Autism Speaks announced today that its co-founder Suzanne Wright, a long-time Nantucket summer resident, died this afternoon, Friday, July 29, at her home in Fairfield, Conn. Suzanne, who fought a courageous nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer, was surrounded by her family at the time of her death.

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  3. Genetically Engineered Mice May Combat Lyme Disease on Martha's VineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | WGBH

    ... a lab across the river from Zubcevik, is developing a plan to rid Martha's Vineyard and the neighboring island of Nantucket of Lyme Disease. "If we make mice that are resistant, that cannot be infected, and we release sufficient mice into the ...

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  4. Great Point reopened to beach drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... catchers present at the point, so please observe the posted 5 mph zones. " For up-to-the-minute information on Nantucket's breaking news, boat and plane cancellations, weather alerts, sports and entertainment news, deals and promotions at island ...

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  5. Flash-flood watch in effect tonight through tomorrowRead the original story

    Thursday | The Inquirer & Mirror

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood watch for much of southern New England, including Nantucket, from late tonight through Friday evening. According to the NWS, rain may be heavy at times south of the Massachusetts Turnpike, where rainfall totals of two to four inches are possible.

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  6. Early Files 7-29-16: A blast from the Patriot's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Barnstable Patriot

    Codfish are unusually abundant on Nantucket Shoals. Capt. Levi Baker has taken nine hundred quintals the present season, which is double the quantity taken by the bankers Brewster: This very pleasant town is at present thronged with summer visitors, and nearly every family has its city guests, and the public houses are well filled.

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  7. Clinton, Trump schedule August fundraising events on-islandRead the original story

    Thursday | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... Hillary Victory Fund. Tickets start at $1,000 each, and top out at $27,000. For up-to-the-minute information on Nantucket's breaking news, boat and plane cancellations, weather alerts, sports and entertainment news, deals and promotions at island ...

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  8. NAMES Fans supporting Edelman amid paternity controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    ... by photos that surfaced over the weekend of Edelman and Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima walking arm-in-arm on Nantucket . You'll recall that not long after Tom Brady started dating a Brazilian supermodel - Gisele Bundchen - the QB's former ...

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  9. Our Island Home vote delayed until 2017Read the original story

    Thursday | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... about the project," said town manager Libby Gibson, who recommended the delay. For up-to-the-minute information on Nantucket's breaking news, boat and plane cancellations, weather alerts, sports and entertainment news, deals and promotions at island ...

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  10. Selectmen sign contract for new $17M fire stationRead the original story

    Thursday | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... Bob De-Costa said. "These guys have us by the short . . . you know whats." For up-to-the-minute information on Nantucket's breaking news, boat and plane cancellations, weather alerts, sports and entertainment news, deals and promotions at island ...

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  11. Mike Barnicle talks politics at Dreamland FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Inquirer & Mirror

    Veteran journalist Mike Barnicle, who has been on location the last two weeks covering the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention for MSNBC, will be at the Nantucket Dreamland Theater Friday discussing this year's political season with Natalie Jacobson. "I've never seen or heard of anything like 2016.

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  12. Conflict of interest affects Selectmen vote on NIRRead the original story

    Thursday | The Inquirer & Mirror

    Nantucket Island Resorts was granted a liquor and food-service license for its White Elephant Residences property off North Water Street during an unusual public hearing last Wednesday that had angry neighbors, abstaining members of the board and the town's lawyer pulling a selectman out of the hearing and instructing him not to speak, ask questions or even vote on the matter. Selectmen Matt Fee, Dawn Hill Holdgate and Bob De-Costa all had varying levels of conflict because of their or their families' business operations with Nantucket Island Resorts .

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  13. A night to remember - the Andrea Doria sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... the toast her father would make over the years. A moment of silence was held at 10:09 a.m. Tuesday at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, in memory of the victims of the sinking of the Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria about 50 miles south ...

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  14. Julian Edelman: Model Claims She's Pregnant After He Moved On To Adriana LimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | HollywoodLife

    ... since then. Most recently, they were spotted embracing and holding hands while walking around Straight Wharf in Nantucket July 23. If this situation sounds a little bit familiar, it is as something similar happened when Tom Brady , 38, first started ...

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  15. Julian Edelman facing paternity suit from Swedish model Ella RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sporting News

    ... nfident that Edelman is the father, per the report. Edelman, who appears to have a type, was seen holding hands in Nantucket, Mass., earlier this week with Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima.

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  16. More than 6,500 briefly lose power TuesdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    "At 12:30 p.m. we lost service on Nantucket impacting approximately 6,600 customers. Within 15 minutes, we restored approximately two-thirds of the customers," National Grid spokeswoman Amie O'Hearn said.

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  17. Julian Edelman really is imitating Tom Brady, apparently dating Adriana LimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | CBS Sports

    ... which is usually a pretty significant step. In fact, EdeLima was spotted out on a day date at Straight Wharf in Nantucket over the weekend holding hands! They've got photos of the duo waltzing along the pier in just such fashion and it's pretty ...

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  18. Hy-Line's Lady Martha out of serviceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... was out of commission for three weeks due to an engine shaft problem. For up-to-the-minute information on Nantucket's breaking news, boat and plane cancellations, weather alerts, sports and entertainment news, deals and promotions at island ...

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  19. Cape charter captain dies after suffering heart attack on boatRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    A Harwich Port charter-fishing captain died after suffering an apparent heart attack aboard his boat nine miles south of Nantucket with five clients aboard Saturday afternoon. , was brought back to shore by crew members of U.S. Coast Guard Station Brant Point and U.S. Coast Guard Station Chatham, petty officer Cynthia Oldham said.

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  20. Input sought on affordable-housing planRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    The town's Affordable Housing Trust Fund has been working for eight months with Judi Barrett of RKG Associates on the development of an updated Chapter 40B Housing Production Plan for Nantucket, which details Nantucket's efforts to provide more affordable housing for its residents. The trust fund is seeking public input on the plan.

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