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Posted on: August 20, 2019

American Legion’s Byron L. Sylvaro Post 82 Celebrates Centennial Anniversary United States Secretary

The American Legion was founded in 1919 by a group of veterans waiting in France for their ship home to the United States at the end of The Great War.

The national organization received its Federal Charter from Congress on September 16, 1919 and Nantucket’s American Legion received its charter on July 1, 1919 and has called its Washington Street location home ever since.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Nantucket's Single-Use Plastics Ban Info Session


The Town of Nantucket wants to invite you to an information session on the implementation of the Single-Use Plastics bylaw on September 19, 2019 at 6 PM in the Public Safety Facility Community Room: 4 Fairgrounds Road.

Nantucket citizens are concerned about plastic pollution and our contribution to it.

At a Special Town Meeting held on October 10, 2018, Town Meeting voted to pass a bylaw to ban certain single-use plastics from commercial sale and distribution – effective...

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