Monthly Archives: September 2009

Swine Throwdown

Nantucket Headlines 9.14.09

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.

Milestone Road paving put off until spring (Inquirer and Mirror)

Island boy’s message in a bottle finds its way to the shores of France (Inquirer and Mirror)

Bartlett’s Farm: Farmers & Artisans Market (Plum TV)

Community pours out to honor Vito (Inquirer and Mirror)

After 45 years, Coach Vito Capizzo gets his day (Nantucket Independent)

Kathie Lee Gifford: Iconic Television Personality & NBC’s Today Show Host (Plum TV)

“Almost, Maine” back by popular demand (Nantucket Independent)

Pianist Judith Cohen (Plum TV)

Katie Trinkle Legge In The Studio (Nantucket Independent)

Dr. Nancy Rappaport, Harvard psychiatry professor writes book on mother’s suicide (Nantucket Independent)

L’Ile de France, the French General Store, to close (Nantucket Independent)

Salvager Joe Farrell’s artificial reef idea draws interest

Catching Butterflies (Yesterday’s Island)

Sea Turtles (Yesterday’s Island)

Children’s House, Maria Mitchell join forces for fall fundraiser (Inquirer and Mirror)

Islander runs for Kennedy’s senate seat (Nantucket Independent)

Easy Street (Nantucket Independent)

A.K. Diamond’s (Yesterday’s Island)

Nantucket Arts Council BYO Wine Tasting Contest (Plum TV)


The Finest Hours: Author Interview with Michael Tougias (Plum TV)

Farmers and Artisans Market

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Vito Capizzo Recognition Day on Nantucket

September 6, 2009 was Vito Capizzo Recognition Day on the High School Football Field, with a ceremony followed by a free cookout put on by the Nantucket Booster Club. Speaking were: Chris Maury, Director of Athletics; Missy Perry for the Whaler Cheerleaders; Dick Herman, the TV voice of the Whalers; Frank Capizzo, brother to Vito; Dr. John O’Neil, former superintendant; Beau Almodobar, former player and current coach; and John Aloisi, former player and new head coach.

Awards were presented by: Chris Maury from the Mayflower League, MIAA, and NPS Athletics; a proclamation from the Board of Selectmen; a proclamation from State Representative Tim Madden; a special gift award from Dennis Caron; and the field dedication by School Committee Chairman Dr. Tim Lepore.

More photographs of this event on the Photo Archive.


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Johnston’s Cashmere

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