Nantucket Headlines 8.25.09

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.


SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY
End of an era: Sen. Edward Kennedy, gone at 77 (Inquirer and Mirror)

Ted Kennedy remembered (Nantucket Independent)

Rep. Bill Delahunt Statement (Boston.com)



ISLAND LIFE
Hurricane Bill leaves Nantucket unscathed (Inquirer and Mirror)

Smashing good time at Demolition (Inquirer and Mirror)

Crash! Bash! Smash! Demo Derby hits big (Nantucket Independent)

Nantucket Places and People: The Patriots of Union Lodge (Yesterday’s Island)


PEOPLE
Autism diagnosis turns Wrights into crusaders against a global health crisis (Inquirer and Mirror)

Senator Bill Frist & Bob Wright talk about Autism (Plum TV)

Kids Share their Hearts with Autism Speaks (Plum TV)

Andrey Stanev: A Master Of Swirl And Dip (Nantucket Independent)

David Gregory: Host of NBC’s Meet the Press (Plum TV)

Luke Russert: 2009 Summer Groove MC (Plum TV)


PERFORMING ARTS
First Nantucket Music Festival carries message of hope, strength (Inquirer and Mirror)

Child prodigy: Jun-Yi Wang (Inquirer and Mirror)

Island musicians get creative during hard times (Nantucket Independent)

Lend Me a Tenor (Yesterday’s Island)


VISUAL ARTS
“Hidden” Talents: Fraker, Frazier and Rudd explore the island’s elusive charm (Inquirer and Mirror)

Bierings’ art inspired by island respite (Inquirer and Mirror)

All night arts festival (Nantucket Independent)

Kasia Baker In The Studio (Nantucket Independent)


CULINARY ARTS
The pick of Nantucket: Bartlett’s Farm sells growing array of crops, prepared foods and more (Boston Herald)



The Siasconset Market (Nantucket Independent)

The Jetties (Yesterday’s Island)


OCEAN & ENVIRONMENT
Sconset water tests positive for coliform bacteria (Inquirer and Mirror)

Bacteria found in Sconset water, but boiling not needed (Nantucket Independent)

Downtown tank farm license up for renewal (Inquirer and Mirror)

Catboat wins Opera House Cup (Inquirer and Mirror)

Kathleen bests the big boys in Opera House Cup (Inquirer and Mirror)

Insects take a bite out of life (Nantucket Independent)

Strange & Unusual Creatures (Yesterday’s Island)


BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Hatch’s, Henry Jr. expansion clears hurdle (Inquirer and Mirror)


POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
Sherburne Commons and Madaket zoning articles for STM (Nantucket Independent)


HISTORY
Artifact of the Week: Baleen & Wright Whale Carving (Plum TV)


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