Nantucket 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.


Drunkenness that marks Memorial Day/Figawi weekend decried (Inquirer and Mirror)

Nantucketers decry Figawi drunkenness (Cape Cod Online)

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

Goodman’s Gam: Main Street since 1971 (Inquirer and Mirror)

Town lets taxis slide on meters (Inquirer and Mirror)

Selectmen table requirement for local cab meters (Nantucket Independent)

Pat Church to retire as Superior Court clerk (Inquirer and Mirror)

Louise Benoit, Manny Dias named Senior Citizens of the Year (Inquirer and Mirror)

Our Town takes the stage through May 29 (Inquirer and Mirror)

“Our Town” starts tomorrow as first 2010 play (Nantucket Independent)

Dreamland to begin construction this fall (Nantucket Independent)

Paul Galschneider in his studio (Nantucket Independent)

National Grid makes second Cape Wind deal (Boston Globe)


Lightship returns to Massachusetts waters (Inquirer and Mirror)

Oldest US lightship comes home to Boston (Boston Globe)


Dun Gifford, conservationist, Oldways co-founder, gone at 71 (Inquirer and Mirror)

K. Dun Gifford, former aide to Kennedys, dead at 71 (Nantucket Independent)

K. Dun Gifford, 71, aide to Kennedys; helped popularize Mediterranean diet (Boston Globe)

Kathleen Suzanne Tipper, dead at 60 (Nantucket Independent)

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