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Nantucket Oldest House

“Nothing can strike as much fear in a parent’s heart than a rainy vacation day.”   That’s a sentence  from my dissertation on summer vacation history, 1880 -...
Flower vendor on Main Street

Hospitality Matters! Wow!  The crowds are really coming to the island.  From my desk at the Chamber I can see the line of vehicles backing up behind the curve...
Memorial Day Parade on Washington Street, Nantucket

Memorial Day has always been a special time for me.  Like Nantucket today, my small home town in New Hampshire had a parade with military personnel carrying...
2015 Chamber summer party at Westmoor Club

The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce has over 700 members representing all aspects of our local economy.  Our members are: Retail merchants, restaurants,...
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/masstravel/9492940823/" target="_blank" class="ext">Daffodil Festival 2013 - Nantucket</a>" by William DeSousa-Mauk via <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/masstravel/" target="_blank" class="ext">Massachusetts Office of Travel &amp; Tourism</a> / <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/" target="_blank" class="ext">CC BY-ND 2.0</a>

This is the 42nd year that the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce has produced the Daffodil Festival.   It’s the first celebration of Nantucket after the winter...
Ladies Night at Bartlett's Farm

Meet Sarah Bois, Hilary Newell, Peter Brace and Carson Orellana, Jr., Captains and managers of NantucketChronicle.com, at this year's Bartlett's Ladies Night...
Dan Wolf, Cape Air, Nantucket, speech, meet and great, State Politics, Massachusetts governor

Meet Your State Legislators

by June Meyers   With a conglomerate of over 600 local businesses comprising its membership, the Chamber of Commerce closely monitors developments in the State...
Nantucket New Year's Logo

What do you remember about New Year's Eve?

My first memory of New Year’s Eve was watching my parents get ready for their annual evening celebration.  This was a yearly event for them and as a...

So we look like the rest of the world

Is this how we want Main Street, Nantucket to look?  Let's just start with a CVS down at the harbor, okay?  And then maybe allow a few curb cuts for driveways...
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