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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Town of Nantucket June Newsletter

Stay informed and get involved. Read the Town's e-news!

Inside of this issue: Fourth of July events, Summer projects, Coastal Resilience, Housing, Tours of The Brant Point Hatchery, and more.

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Independence Day Celebrations


On Monday, July 4th, the Town of Nantucket will offer activities in the morning and evening to celebrate the nation’s Independence Day. Locations include the Main Street area, Children’s Beach and finally Jetties Beach with a fireworks show!

Saturday, July 2 at 2 PM, African Meeting House

Reading Frederick Douglas 

Join us as we celebrate the legacy of Frederick Douglass by reading a passage from his famous Fourth of July speech " What to the Slave is the Fourth of July&q...

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Independence Day Celebrations New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Uncovered Load Enforcement Campaign

Chief William Pittman has announced that effective Friday, July 1, 2022 the Nantucket Police Department will aggressively enforce Massachusetts laws governing the loading of vehicles to prevent the dropping of trash on the roadways.

MGL c. 85; s. 36 provides in part that “No person shall drive or move a motor vehicle on any way, as defined in section one of chapter ninety, nor shall the owner or bailee of any vehicle require or permit the same to be driven or moved on any such way, u...

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Campaña de cumplimiento de transporte de car (PDF) New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Calling All Entrepreneurs - The Third Annual Pitch Competition Now Open

Do you have a great idea for a new business? Do you have a successful business here on Nantucket but want to scale it? Then apply for the Third Annual Pitch Competition. Applications are now available, with a deadline of July 15th.

Four finalists will be selected to pitch their business idea to a panel of celebrity judges to compete for cash and prizes at the live event on September 23rd at the Dreamland Theater.   This year, Jamie Siminoff, founder of Ring, NYT best-sellin...

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Pitch Competition - Chamber of Commerce New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Nantucket Microplastic Symposium - July 6 and July 7

Free and Open to the Public. Attend in person or remotely for an overview of microplastic research on Nantucket. Hosted by the Nantucket Field Station.

“Microplastics Around Nantucket”

A talk by Professor Juanita Urban-Rich of UMass Boston, School for the Environment

Wednesday July 6th, 2022, 7:00PM, Nantucket Atheneum Great Hall Hosted by the Nantucket Field StationAttend in person or remotely fo...

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Nantucket Microplastic Symposium New & Noteworthy
Posted on: June 8, 2022

2022 Beach Driving Map

Nantucket’s beaches are a treasure for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. Beach vehicle drivers must help ensure that Nantucket’s fragile ecosystem remains healthy and strong by following the Town’s beach access and driving rules and regulations.

All beach vehicles must have an annual sticker issued by the Town of Nantucket. For more information on how to obtain a beach sticker and on the rules and regulations of beach vehicle driving, please download the Nantucket Beach Map (PDF).

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2022 Beach Driving Map New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Summer 2022 - Tennis at Jetties

Tennis at jetties 2022

The courts will be open to the public on a first come first serve basis, following the rules as posted courtside. Unfortunately, due to staffing issues we are unable to provide a tennis program at the Jetties Beach courts.

Anyone wishing to use the Jetties Tennis Courts to teach lessons must first obtain permission from the Parks and Rec Department please email

For formal tennis Lessons/ programing contact The Tennis Loft www.ten...

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Tennis at Jetties webpage New & Noteworthy
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Valet Park of America Is Back for the Summer!

Special Memorial Day Weekend ONLY Rates are $25.00 for the day, $45.00 for overnight, out by 11:00 am!

Valet Park of America - more information here. New & Noteworthy