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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Sewer Work on Pleasant Street in between Back and Five Corners - Tuesday, August 9th


On Tuesday, August 9th, from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm the Sewer Department will be replacing damaged manholes on Pleasant Street in between Back and Five Corners. During that time, please seek alternate routes and expect loud noises in the area.

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Shark Sightings & Beach Closures


Only sightings from reliable sources (Lifeguards, ATV operators, Nantucket Police, Nantucket Fire or sources deemed reliable by Marine Division Supervisors) will be considered verified and confirmed.

Occasionally, sharks are observed from the shoreline of Nantucket beaches. It can be difficult to determine the species of the shark. Often times basking sun fish are observed and thought to be a shark by persons on the beach.  However, a shark&a...

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Shark Sightings & Beach Closures New & Noteworthy
Posted on: August 2, 2022

MA Dept. of Energy Resources (DOER) Seeks Feedback on Proposed Stretch Energy Code Changes

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The Massachusetts DOER is seeking public comments on the Stretch Energy Code and Specialized Stretch Code Draft Regulation, released on June 24, 2022, to inform the final code language. Written comments will be accepted until 5 PM on August 12th, 2022.

Please submit written comments on the regulations electronically to with the words BUILDING CODE COMMENTS in the subject line.  

Alternatively, DOER will hold a virtual public hearing on August 8, 2022 to receive verbal feedba...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Town of Nantucket launches New CivicPlus® Website

The Town of Nantucket is pleased to announce the launch of a new, mobile-responsive, highly-functional civic website.

The new CivicPlus content management system will allow the Town to accomplish greater transparency of documents and data, increase resident engagement by offering more dynamic content and more timely news, and improve administrative efficiencies by implem...

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Town launches New Website Press Release (PDF) New & Noteworthy
Posted on: July 26, 2022

"Solidarity" - New Sculpture Installation at Sparks Avenue Roundabout

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The Sparks Avenue Roundabout welcomes a new installation by Nantucket sculptor, Billy Sherry. “Solidarity” is a steel sculpture measuring 9 feet tall.

“The colors represent the Ukrainian people who are suffering so terribly. The image of the two curved pieces intertwined  represents the solidarity between the Ukrainian people and all freedom loving people in the world. All of us shoul...

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"Solidarity" - New Sculpture Installation at New & Noteworthy
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Housing Bank - Funding for Homeownership Opportunities

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It’s go time. The opportunity for a transfer fee for housing is before us. This funding stream is critical to addressing the housing crisis for year-rounders and particularly to providing homeownership opportunities at a wide range of household incomes.

On Wednesday, July 20th, Sen. Julian Cyr introduced an amendment to the omnibus Economic Development bill at the State House. The amendment is our Home Rule Petition for a housing bank which we have been fighting for since 2016. Time is of the essence and...

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Affordable Housing Nantucket New & Noteworthy