Nantucket Headlines 5/10/10

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
Police vow July 4th crackdown at Nobadeer (Inquirer and Mirror)

Police do not blame Figawi for weekend’s public drinking (Nantucket Independent)

Characters by Robert P.Barsanti (Yesterday’s Island)

Memories: Summer at Cisco (Nantucket Independent)

Confessions of a Nantucket Taxi Driver (N Magazine)


ARTS
Tom Scott, Donick Cary teaming up for island film (Inquirer and Mirror)

Shakespeare Festival canceled this summer
(Inquirer and Mirror)

Spending time in Sue Riddle’s studio (Nantucket Independent)


BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Cape Wind, National Grid ink power agreement (Inquirer and Mirror)

Foreclosures plague Massachusetts housing market (Nantucket Independent)

Phillip F. Stambaugh named Nantucket regional manager of Cape Cod Five (Nantucket Independent)


CUISINE
Arno’s at 41 Main Street (Yesterday’s Island)

The Summer House 2010 Collaboration With Celebrity Chef Todd English (N Magazine)

Great Wines in Great Houses With Lydia Shire and Joyce and Mark Goldweitz (N Magazine)

WhatÕs The Dish? Restaurants 2010 by Gene Mahon (N Magazine)


ENVIRONMENT
Secretary of the Interior approves Cape Wind (Nantucket Independent)

Community Association grant to fund water quality testing (Nantucket Independent)

Nantucketer Tyler Young is using hair and nylons to help clean up the Gulf (Nantucket Independent)

Motherhood in nature on Nantucket (Yesterday’s Island)


POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
Town’s bid for 100 acres in Madaket in jeopardy (Inquirer and Mirror)

Selectmen consider changes to April Town Meeting

Selectmen table requirement for local cab meters (Nantucket Independent)

Nantucket School Committee gives golden handshake to superintendent, toys with cutting $100,000 from lunch program (Nantucket Independent)

Selectmen reviewing relief measures for Miacomet Pond (Nantucket Independent)


IN MEMORIAM
Gilles Bridier, vice president and general manager of Murray’s Toggery Shop, dead at 64 (Nantucket Independent)


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