Nantucket Headlines 3.8.09

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.


ISLAND LIFE

Shock and awe; Islanders stunned by size of cop shop (Inquirer and Mirror)

Stop & Shop still negotiating with unions (Inquirer and Mirror)

Nantucket residents and businesses raise $8143 to support Red Cross Haiti (Cape Cod Online)


PEOPLE
Nantucketer Alex Whelden recovering after Colorado skiiing accident (Inquirer and Mirror)

Island’s last commercial fisherman – Bill Blount plans for future (Nantucket Independent)

Tales of hope and desperation: Rev. Leland visits Haiti (Nantucket Independent)


ARTS
Sounds of music taking NHS students far and away to the Cape & Islands Music Festival (Inquirer and Mirror)

Theatre Workshop announces season; hires Gould as managing director (Inquirer and Mirror)

Gould named TWN managing director (Inquirer and Mirror)

Leilani DeMatteo In The Studio (Inquirer and Mirror)


BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Real estate sales on upswing (Inquirer and Mirror)


ENVIRONMENT
Fate of Cape Wind in Salazar’s hands (Inquirer and Mirror)


POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

Delahunt won’t run again; Field to replace him already mounting (Inquirer and Mirror)

Delahunt won’t seek re-election (Nantucket Independent)

O’Leary considering run for Congress (Cape Cod Online)

Val Norton resigns from HDC, citing conflict of interest rules (Inquirer and Mirror)

Candidate races give voters choice (Nantucket Independent)

Ethics laws threaten island boards (Nantucket Independent)

Sizable crowd attends public session on Human Services Collaborative (Nantucket Independent)


IN MEMORIAM
Theodore Cross, gone at 86 (Inquirer and Mirror)


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