• nantucket April 5, 2024 12:29 pm

    Men searching for deer antler sheds find human remains in Nantucket, police say

    Two men searching for deer antler sheds Thursday in Nantucket, Massachusetts, discovered human remains, according to authorities. Police received a call just after 5 p.m. about human remains being found near the east end of the island, Nantucket police said Friday. When officers arrived, they located the remains in the dense woodland off Milestone Road, according to police. “The scene…

  • nantucket March 29, 2024 12:32 pm

    Students in Nantucket seen in photo holding up racial slur, district says

    Some students in Nantucket, Massachusetts, were seen in a photo holding up what appears to be a “very inappropriate” racial slur, the district said Tuesday. “We are sending you this message because it is essential that you know — students, parents, and Nantucket community members — that we do not condone nor will we tolerate any racial slurs or racist…

  • nantucket March 17, 2024 11:39 am

    17-year-old dead in Nantucket crash

    Nantucket Police say they received several 911 calls at around 10:30 p.m. reporting a crash in the area of Bartlett Road.

  • nantucket November 24, 2023 6:46 pm

    Family lunch, some shopping, a Christmas tree lighting: President Joe Biden's day out in Nantucket

    President Joe Biden spent much of his day after Thanksgiving focused on work. But he was able to get out for some play. The president and his extended family indulged in their usual activities on the Massachusetts island of Nantucket on Friday. That included lunch at a restaurant, shopping and the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in downtown Nantucket. It’s...

  • Massachusetts November 24, 2023 9:08 pm

    President Biden and family celebrate Thanksgiving on Nantucket with ‘polar plunge'

    The Bidens are back on Nantucket where they traditionally celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, staying on the Massachusetts island through the end of the holiday weekend. The president and first lady made a brief stop at the Nantucket Fire Department on Thanksgiving Day, dropping off pumpkin pies before returning to the Abram’s Point compound where the family is staying during...

  • nantucket November 24, 2023 1:02 pm

    Bidens spend Thanksgiving on Nantucket, participate in annual polar plunge

    The Bidens are spending the Thanksgiving holiday on Nantucket, returning to the White House on Sunday.

  • Joe Biden November 20, 2023 1:04 pm

    President Biden, first lady due in Nantucket before storm hits

    Massachusetts will once again host the commander in chief for Thanksgiving, as President Joe Biden plans to arrive on Nantucket on Tuesday for his family’s traditional holiday stay on the island. The president and First Lady Jill Biden are scheduled to be on Nantucket from Tuesday through Sunday, the White House said. Biden has been spending Thanksgiving on Nantucket...

  • nantucket October 30, 2023 12:04 pm

    Video shows truck slamming into historic Nantucket fountain, driving off

    A truck driver slammed into a historic fountain on Nantucket’s Main Street late Sunday night — leaving the landmark in pieces and prompting a police investigation to find the person who drove off, according to the Nantucket Current. Video captured by a webcam belonging to Fisher Real Estate captured the moment when a white Chevrolet Silverado drove straight into fountain,…

  • nantucket October 17, 2023 1:15 pm

    Nantucket police search for missing 20-year-old

    Police on Nantucket are looking for a missing 20-year-old man. The Nantucket, Massachusetts, Police Department said on Tuesday that Jhan Barbosa was missing, and that his last known location was near the Town Pier, on his way to a relative’s house in the Hinsdale Road and Macys Lane area, on Oct. 5. Barbosa is six foot two inches tall, and…

  • Cape Cod September 14, 2023 11:57 pm

    Weather forecast: What to expect from Lee

    Thursday evening: Temperatures begin to drop to the 60s, increasing clouds. Thursday night: Clouds slowly increase. Lows in the 50s. Friday: Clouds and waves arrive ahead of Hurricane Lee. Highs 65-70. Saturday: Tropical storm warning along coast as Hurricane Lee approaches. Coastal wind, beach erosion and coastal flooding for some. Rain east, a shower west. Highs around 70.

  • hurricane lee September 14, 2023 11:57 pm

    Tropical storm warnings in place along much of New England's coast as Hurricane Lee nears

    All eyes will be on Hurricane Lee as it moves north between Bermuda and the Outer Banks of North Carolina the rest of Thursday and Friday. A tropical storm warning had already been in place on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Thursday afternoon, that warning was extended along the coast, from the Massachusetts-Rhode Island state line to the...

  • Boston September 14, 2023 4:58 pm

    Forecast: Another nice day before Hurricane Lee's wind arrives

    Thursday evening: Temperatures begin to drop to the 60s, increasing clouds. Overnight Tonight: Clouds slowly increase. Lows in the 50s. Friday: Clouds & waves arrive ahead of Hurricane Lee. Highs 65-70. Saturday: Tropical Storm Watch – Hurricane Lee impact – Coastal wind, beach erosion & coastal flooding for some – rain east, a shower west. Highs around 70.

  • hurricane lee September 14, 2023 1:35 pm

    Will Hurricane Lee hit Massachusetts? Tropical storm warning issued for Cape, Islands

    Hurricane Lee leads our weather headlines, despite the fact that we are finally enjoying a sunny and calm afternoon after a toll of rainy days and severe weather. A tropical storm warning was issued Thursday morning for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. A hurricane watch is in effect from Stonington, Maine, to the Canadian border, where hurricane conditions, heavy...

  • forecast September 14, 2023 7:51 am

    Latest expectations in New England ahead of Hurricane Lee

    Today: Emerging sun, dropping humidity. Highs in the middle 70s. Overnight Tonight: Clouds slowly increase. Lows in the 50s. Friday: Clouds & waves arrive ahead of Hurricane Lee. Highs 65-70. Saturday: Tropical Storm Watch – Hurricane Lee impact – Coastal wind, beach erosion & coastal flooding for some – rain east, a shower west. Highs around 70.

  • nantucket September 6, 2023 2:57 pm

    Boater arrested on gun, drug charges after medical call on Nantucket

    A man was arrested on his boat in a Nantucket harbor Tuesday after police were called to give medical help to a woman onboard, officials said. Further investigation of the man, Key Largo, Florida, resident Scott A. Burke, led to drug and further weapons charges, the Nantucket Police Department said in a news release Wednesday. Burke faces charges of gun…

  • nantucket August 13, 2023 5:15 pm

    Fisherman missing off Nantucket, Coast Guard leading search

    A major search was underway Sunday off the coast of Nantucket for a fisherman reported missing Saturday night, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The crew of a fishing boat called Gaston’s Legacy reported their colleague missing about 8 p.m. Saturday, prompting a Coast Guard search by land and air that continued overnight and into Sunday, a Coast Guard...

  • fashion July 25, 2023 3:53 pm

    How a local business is weaving tradition into modern jewelry designs

    Weaving has been practiced in Nantucket for well over 100 years. Bridget Wiatrowski, the founder of Whale Tail Weaving, stops by to discuss the history of the craft as well as how she’s applying it to the accessories she sells.

  • food and drink July 18, 2023 7:21 pm

    Grill 23 pop-up on Nantucket celebrates 40 years of excellence

    Starting July 9th, Grill 23 is opening a pop-up in the White Elephant resort on Nantucket. Anna talks to Grill 23’s owner Chris Himmel and chef Robert Sisca about the secret to 40 years and what people can expect from the pop-up this summer.

  • travel May 22, 2023 2:51 am

    The Top Small Town to Visit in the US (No. 4, Too!) Is in New England

    There’s a lot to love about New England. Our proximity to the ocean, stunning coastlines and picturesque mountains. Our distinct seasons with vibrant fall foliage and world-class skiing. Our rich history and top-rated universities. Our endless outdoor beauty and iconic lighthouses. And don’t forget our championship winning sports teams. But there’s also all-American small town charm that can be...

  • nantucket May 18, 2023 2:12 pm

    Judge Rejects Lawsuit by Nantucket Residents to Block Wind Turbines

    A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit brought by Nantucket residents who argue that the planned construction of dozens of wind turbines off the affluent resort island would threaten the survival of endangered Northern Atlantic right whales. Nantucket Residents Against Turbines said Vineyard Wind’s proposed project of some 62 turbines in waters south of the island would disrupt a crucial...

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