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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Notice of Public Review Period: NP&EDC Public Participation Plan

The Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (NP&EDC) has initiated a 45-day public review of an amendment to the Public Participation Plan (PPP) for Nantucket.

The PPP outlines a strategy for engaging the public in review of the NP&EDC’s Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for transportation activities. 

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NP&EDC Public Review Documents New & Noteworthy
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Notice of Public Review Period Unified Planning Work Program Amendment

The Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (NP&EDC) has established a public review period from February 21, 2020 to March 16, 2020 regarding an amendment to the FFY 2020 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP).

The Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (NP&EDC) has established a public review period from February 21, 2020 to March 16, 2020 regarding an amendment to the FFY 2020 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) to add language to Task 3.1...

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NP&EDC Public Review Documents New & Noteworthy
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Community Health Survey 2020

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The Town of Nantucket Health Department is conducting a 25-question Community Health Survey.

With the feedback provided, the Health Department will be able to better understand our island’s health from the perspective of the larger community.  The data will be utilized in the creation of the 2020 Community Health Assessment. To...

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Community Health Survey 2020 New & Noteworthy
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Presidential Primary Early Voting

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Early voting for the Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary will begin on Monday, February 24 and end on Friday, February 28.

Nantucket residents will be able to early vote for the March 3 Presidential Primary at the Town Clerk’s Office at 16 Broad St., first floor. Early Voting is available for all registered voters, and will be held from 8 a.m. until 3:45 p.m., Monda...

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New & Noteworthy
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Massachusetts Distracted Driving Law: What you need to know

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Massachusetts, like five other New England States, now has a law that bans the use of handheld devices, like cellphones while behind the wheel.

What does it ban? 

Any use of a hand-held device while driving. This means no scrolling, swiping, typing or otherwise using or holding a cellphone while behind the wheel. You’ll have to use voice to text, speakerphone or another hands-fr...

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New & Noteworthy
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Town of Nantucket Monthly e-Newsletter

Welcome to another issue of the Town of Nantucket Monthly e-News.

This month we have great information about the Saturday, April 4 Annual Town Meeting, e-voting, Housing on Nantucket, the 2nd Annual Nantucket Litter Derby, a new Massachusetts Driving Law, and so much more!

 

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Town of Nantucket February e-Newsletter New & Noteworthy
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Mark Your Calendars: Second Annual Nantucket Litter Derby!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 28th and join us for the Second Annual Nantucket Litter Derby! Look what we can accomplish as a community when we work together and have fun while doing it.

To everyone who participated in last year’s event, thank you! With your participation, together we can make an even bigger impact for the well-being of Nantucket’s neighborhoods, shorelines and wild places.  The DPW was instru...

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Nantucket Litter Derby Promo New & Noteworthy
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Year of the Nantucket Senior: Three Part Workshop Series

Age and Dementia Friendly Community

The Nantucket Council on Aging invites you to a Three Part Workshop on "Building an Age and Dementia Friendly Community".

Peggy Cahill, M.Ed, will help create a foundation for a positive vision of aging in our community.

  • JANUARY 30TH
  • FEBRUARY 13TH
  • FEBRUARY 27TH

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Downstairs at the Atheneum

Free admission. Space is limited registration is required.

To register call The ...

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New & Noteworthy
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Public Work Commencing Municipal Improvement Projects on Various Areas

The Department of Public Works (DPW) will be commencing municipal improvement projects starting on or after October 15, 2019 and continuing through May 31, 2020 or until completed.

Work will include reconstruction of sidewalks, repairs to bridge railing systems, installation of playground equipment, paving of speed tables, and installation of drainage systems.

Work locations include Judith Chase Road, Straight Wharf (at BYBBQ), Washi...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Municipal Water, Sewer and Drainage Work

CC Construction will be commencing municipal water, sewer and drainage work started October 15, 2019 and continuing through May 15, 2020.

Work will include excavation of existing municipal structures within the roadway, installation of new structures within the roadway and full pavement.

Work locations include North Liberty Street from Cliff Road to Lily Street, Intersection of Cliff Road at...

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