Nantucket News Headlines

Headlines from local publications, and links to the full story. Sources: Inquirer and Mirror, Nantucket Independent, PlumTV, Yesterday’s Island, Cape Cod Times, and other pertinent sources.


ISLAND LIFE
Mosquitoes at their worst since town cut funding for control (Inquirer and Mirror)

Tradition of 25 years comes to an end as sharpener booted from Federal Street (Inquirer and Mirror)

Community School at Greenhound (Nantucket Independent)


PEOPLE
Coach Capizzo’s name will live on as football stadium named after him (Inquirer and Mirror)

Vito Capizzo Football Stadium (Nantucket Independent)

Broder’s Brigade marches on in fight to fund autism research (Inquirer and Mirror)

Letter from Afghanistan: Rob Caron on the front lines fighting Taliban (Inquirer and Mirror)

Wind in Their Sails: The Yachts of Donald Tofias (Nantucket Today)

Former Ambassador & Special Representative for the Secretary of State: Elizabeth Bagley (Plum TV)

American Ireland Fund Benefit: Honoring Elizabeth Bagley (Plum TV)

An Olympic Experience with Dorothy Hamill (Plum TV)


PERFORMING ARTS

The hills are alive at Bennett Hall: Dreamland’s “Sound of Music” on stage (Inquirer and Mirror)

Concerts on the Dreamland lawn (Inquirer and Mirror)

“Lend Me a Tenor” opens Aug. 13 (Nantucket Independent)

NDF brings Song & Dance to Nantucket (Yesterday’s Island)

Nantucket Comedy Festival: Jim Gaffigan (Plum TV)

Nantucket Comedy Festival: Funny Money (Plum TV)

Nantucket Comedy Festival: Ladies Night (Plum TV)

Local Teen Comic, Owen Sanders (Plum TV)


VISUAL ARTS
Triple treat at Old Spouter Gallery (Inquirer and Mirror)

Mother and daughter show together at Harbor Gallery: Helen Sharp Potter and Kathy Kelliher (Nantucket Today)

Robert McKee In The Studio (Nantucket Independent)


BOOKS
Life Guard Nantucket (N Magazine)


CULINARY ARTS

Classic Club Car (Nantucket Today)

Mark Daley – LoLa 41¼ (Nantucket Independent)

DeMarco (Yesterday’s Island)

Swept Away By Dune (N Magazine)

Favorite Wines: Orla Murphy-LaScola (N Magazine)


ENVIRONMENT
Dwarf sperm whale beached (Yesterday’s Island)

Nantucket Eco-Tourism (N Magazine)


BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Market bodes well for first-time homebuyers (Nantucket Independent)

Point Breeze auction on hold (Nantucket Independent)

Great Harbor Yacht Club (N Magazine)


POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
Town will have option to take over Sherburne Commons if private sale falls through (Inquirer and Mirror)

Bender calls police station vote invalid (Inquirer and Mirror)

Beacon Hill passes bill to cut pay of Nantucket sheriff (Inquirer and Mirror)

Senate passes sheriff bill – Bretschneider’s salary cut 30 percent (Nantucket Independent)


HISTORY

The Old South Church Turns 200 (Nantucket Today)

Island historian Barbara White talks about integration (Nantucket Independent)

Unitarian Church’s iconic Goodrich organ (Yesterday’s Island)

350 years since their ancestors arrived on Nantucket (N Magazine)


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