Nantucket Headlines 2.18.11

Headlines from local publications, and links to the full story. Sources: Inquirer and Mirror, PlumTV, Yesterday’s Island, Cape Cod Times, NAREB, and others.


ISLAND LIFE
Fourth of July fireworks saved by fundraising efforts (Inquirer and Mirror)

Plum Daily Nantucket: February 19, 2011 (Plum)
Tour of the new Nantucket Police Station; author of “The Postmistress,” Sarah Blake, Nantucket Historical Association’s Second Annual History Quiz Bowl.

Plum Daily Nantucket: February 12, 2011 (Plum TV)
Interview with the Nantucket Community School, a look back at some of our favorite Winter moments.

Vineyard Nursing Association will take over home health (Inquirer and Mirror)


PEOPLE

Civic League team wins ninth annual Spelling Bee (Inquirer and Mirror)

Island attorney Rhoda Weinman’s dachshund shines at Westminster show (Inquirer and Mirror)

21 students inducted into National Honor Society (Inquirer and Mirror)


ARTS

Theatre Workshop opens season with “I Hate Hamlet” (Inquirer and Mirror)

Library ramps up cultural programs (Inquirer and Mirror)

Kit Noble, Director of Nantucket By Nature (Plum)

Artist Profile: Barbara Toole (Plum)


MEDIA, BUSINESS & ECONOMY

National Grid files subdivision plan for waterfront (Inquirer and Mirror)

Developer files plan for Sparks Ave. property (Inquirer and Mirror)

TD Bank, eager to unload Point Breeze, gets some help (Inquirer and Mirror)

I&M wins 29 awards from press association (Inquirer and Mirror)


ENVIRONMENT

Concerns raised about wind-farm leasing plan (Inquirer and Mirror)

Cape Wind foes file another appeal (Inquirer and Mirror)

Sen. John Kerry urges feds to OK loans for Cape Wind project (Boston Herald)

Brown’s call for added Cape Wind review called “delaying tactic” (Boston Herald)

Fishermen object to offshore wind turbines (Cape Cod Times)

Laux: Ecuador fine place to spend the winter (Cape Cod Times)


POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

Election field set (Inquirer and Mirror)

Dunton drops out of BOS race; Papers due Friday (Inquirer and Mirror)

Airport bonuses come under scrutiny (Inquirer and Mirror)

AG clears selectmen in Open Meeting Law complaint (Inquirer and Mirror)

Tradesmen worried consolidation plan could delay inspections (Inquirer and Mirror)


HISTORY
Wreck of a Nantucket whaleship identified in Pacific (Inquirer and Mirror)


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