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The ocean claimed another cottage at Smith'news/2010-03-31/Front_Page/Smiths_Point_Cottage_falls_in_Atlantic.html">More...

A brief stroll through the sandy streets of Smith’s Point reveals a scene of erosion macabre in which the ocean and wind are slowly consuming this part of the island. More...

As a sign that the Nantucket Planning & Economic Development Commission is serious about wind turbines for Nantucket south of Tuckernuck, the NP&EDC is planning to erect a weather data tower on Muskeget Island this summer. More...

Using her 14 years as Town Meeting moderator as guidance, Sarah Alger is guessing that the biggest item on the 2010 slate will be Article 68 to regulate fertilizer use on Nantucket. She has a few other opinions, as well, but her estimation of how many nights residents will sit through during this upcoming session is something that cannot be calculated with surety. More...
In The Studio
A s it is with many island artists, Joni Amaral’s home is also her studio, where she uses her small guest room to paint still lifes and landscapes that are often deeply textured by a palette knife. Her first vivid recollection of an art experience lingers from her nursery school days when she finger painted with melted chocolate. More...
EDITORIAL
Town Meeting is Monday, April 5 at 6 p.m. in the Mary Walker Auditorium of the Nantucket High School. This year’s Town Meeting promises to provide lively debate. Many of our readers have written opinion pieces that are featured in The Nantucket Independent Town Meeting Guide as My Views and others have written Letters to the Editor. More...
While the Nantucket boys lacrosse team was getting trounced in Falmouth 13-5, the girls on their home field were losing 14-5 to Cohasset. It was a day that both Nantucket teams wished the cold and windy conditions had cancelled the boats. More...
With the best of intentions, Nantucket’s Harbor Plan Implementation Committee determined to address the lawn fertilizer issue head on. For those not in the know, the issue is that the runoff of quick release commercial fertilizers is responsible for helping to overload of the island’s harbor waters with nitrogen and phosphorus. More...

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