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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Protected Species Update - June 14, 2021

The Town of Nantucket Natural Resources Department updates weekly the list of beaches affected by restrictions to protect bird activity.

Protected Species – June 14, 2021

 

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Birds of Nantucket webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Town Clerk's Office Closed on Monday, June 14 for Tuesday, June 15 Town Election

The Town Clerk’s Office closed at noon today, June 14, in order to prepare for the June 15 Annual Town Election.

 Absentee voting closed today at noon.

The 2021 Annual Town Election will be on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Nantucket High School, 10 Surfside Road.

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Annual Town Election New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Harmful Algal Bloom Detected on Miacomet Pond

Weekly, June through September, the Town, in collaboration with Nantucket Land Council, Nantucket Conservation Foundation, Nantucket Land Bank, Linda Loring Nature Foundation, UMASS Boston, and Mass Audubon monitors ponds for harmful algal blooms (HABs).

This week, Harmful Algal Blooms have been detected on: 

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Harmful Algal Blooms Monitoring Program webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 9, 2021

2021 Annual Town Election

The Annual Town Election has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Nantucket High School, 10 Surfside Road.

Only those that requested an absentee ballot can vote before June 15 at the Town Clerk Office, 16 Broad Street. EARLY VOTING is not available this year!

2021 Annual Town Election webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Town Offices Closed on Friday, June 18th and Landfill Closed on Saturday, June 19th

Juneteenth holiday will be recognized this year, and in future years, by the Town of Nantucket. Town offices will be closed on Friday June 18th and the Nantucket Landfill will be closed to the public on Saturday, June 19th in observance of the holiday.

For more information on Juneteenth, visit: https://nantucket-ma.gov/2269/Juneteenth 

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Resilient Toolkit Created As Part Of Resilient Nantucket (MVP) Action Grant Project

This toolkit is intended to provide information on flood risk, flood preparedness, flood insurance, flood recovery and flood adaptation alternatives useful for historic properties, cultural sites, and the island’s larger cultural landscape.

This toolkit recognizes the importance of personal preparedness and offers resources to support the preparation of emergency plans for families, homes and businesses. This toolkit should serve as an island-wide resource for real estate and insurance profe...

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Resilient Nantucket webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 14, 2021

How Do We Visualize Nantucket Water Quality?

WQAV

Developed through collaboration between the Nantucket Natural Resources Department (NNRD) and MIT Sea Grant, the Water Quality Analysis & Visualization (WQAV) public interface brings the essential elements of water quality to the public.

To learn more about this wonderful project, visit the Water Quality Analysis & Visualization webpage

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Water Quality Analysis & Visualization New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Notice of Public Review Document: Unified Planning Work Program

The Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (NP&EDC) will initiate a 21-day public review of the draft FFY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) beginning May 28, 2021 and concluding on June 21, 2021.

A public meeting to solicit comments will be held by the NP&EDC on June 21, 2021 at 6:00PM in the Community Room of the Public Safety Facility at 4 Fairgrounds Road, Nantucket, MA. 

The UPWP describes the scope of work and estimates costs for ...

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NP&EDC Public Review Documents webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 26, 2021

NP&EDC Request for Letter of Interest (1) at Large Member on NP&EDC

The Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (the “Commission”) is responsible for the comprehensive planning of the Island under the authority of Chapter 561 of the Acts of 1973, as amended.

The Commission is seeking letters of interest to fill one (1) At Large Member position on the Commission, with a 3-year term ending in June 2024. Membership is by appointment by the Commission. Letters shall be submitted to NP&EDC via email to avorce@...

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NP&EDC webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Beware Deceptive Electricity Supply Offers

The Town of Nantucket reminds you to be aware of deceptive electricity supply offers. Many Nantucket residents and business have recently reported suspicious and misleading sales calls.

Anyone who calls you to discuss electricity rates or promotions is from a private company trying to sell you something or to scam you for private information. Some callers will claim they work for National Grid or are approved by the Town. Please note: Nat...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Valet Parking Starting on Friday, May 28 at Candle Street

Valet Service and Daily Luggage Storage Returns in 2021!
In partnership with National Grid, valet parking and daily luggage storage available in the NGrid Candle St Lot downtown from Memorial Day through September 30. Check link below for more details.

Valet Parking Nantucket webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Nantucket Town Association & NP&EDC Request for Letters of Interest to Join Town Area Plan Workgroup

The Nantucket Town Association and the Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (NP&EDC) are forming a work group to draft a local area plan for Nantucket Town.

Residents of or workers within the boundaries of the Nantucket Old Historic District and surrounding areas may volunteer to join the work group.  

A map showing the boundaries of the Town Area Plan is available via the link at https://records.nant...

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NP&EDC webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 19, 2021

2021 Nantucket Beach Map - Rules & Regulations

BEACH MAP SAMPLE 2021

The 2021 Nantucket Beach Map - Rules & Regulations is now available online. To see it, visit the link below.

For more information on Nantucket open spaces, visit the Town of Nantucket Beaches & Parks webpages: https://nantucket-ma.gov/673/Beaches-Parks  

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Nantucket Beach Map - Rules & Regulations (PDF) 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

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