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Bam LaFarge's boat

Notes on the Universe and Kindred Topics as Seen from Tuckernuck You heard him first. Great honking cries resolve to a nasal twang As he hove into view, making...

A group of Nantucket organizations running children's summer camps will gather to discuss safety and best practices

Diana Brown, Chris Getoor, and Brent Tartamella of the Nantucket Camp Safety Summit are excited to announce the third annual event, Friday, March 14th, to be...

The first island baby of 2014 has arrived. Oliver Alejandro Figueroa Pleitez was delivered at Nantucket Cottage Hospital on Jan. 2 at 8:48 a.m., weighing-in at...
Cayce playing with a friend on Nantucket

Recognizing an enigmatic and cunning illness like Lyme Disease can be challenging in the adult population, but it can be especially difficult to discern in a...
Bob Barsanti

….. The half-moon lights the easy waves as the roll over each other and up the beach. A wind carries up from the southwest, bringing sand and spray up the...
David and Alice Rubenstein

Seasonal Nantucketers who make a difference

As we approach another summer on our beautiful Nantucket island, we always remember its celebrated past and are eager to protect its future from  environmental...
Joseph E. Perry

I am among the fortunate folks who, with the help of the bank and a Yankee work ethic, have a house on Nantucket.  Actually, I have two. Both are co-owned; one...
Photo Taken Around My Parents Aniversary in 2012

Advice on Love

My parents have been married for almost 42 years, have seven children and three grand-babies (soon to be four!).  They have seen it all: Good times and bad,...

How Much Do We Tell Young Kids in Times of National Tragedy?

It's a promising April morning in a spring that's been twenty degrees cooler than last year's, and we are feeling that hedged in feeling that islanders get...

Playground Politics Gone Awry

We've just been to a music and dance class for two and three year olds. Marjory has just returned after the winter away and it was just what was needed. One of...
Tony DeBlois at the piano

Tony DeBlois is one of the most talented and remarkable musicians alive today. A blind autistic savant, he can play more than 8,000 songs and sing in 12...

Going Outside   Early spring, and life suddenly takes on a third dimension. We turn outward, shed layers, and lift our faces to the sun. We penetrate distance...

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