• hurricane lee September 15, 2023 12:06 am

    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...

  • hurricane lee September 14, 2023 1:36 pm

    Will Hurricane Lee hit New England? 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...

  • 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...

  • food and drink July 18, 2023 12:14 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 June 16, 2023 1:13 pm

    Luxe Life: Sister Ship at Faraway Nantucket

    Faraway feels more like arriving at a friend’s house than at a hotel it is so stylish. When visiting Nantucket you have to stop by the cocktail club restaurant Sister Ship, it’s also a celebrity hot spot. DINNER SERVICE:Sister Ship serves dinner Tuesday through Sunday from 5PM – 10PM.  Courtyard and Porch seating is weather permitting.   SUNDAY SUPPER:Starting Sunday, June...

  • travel May 22, 2023 2:50 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 2:13 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...

  • nantucket May 6, 2023 11:49 pm

    Nantucket Residents Vote Down Proposed Restrictions on Short-Term Rentals

    Residents of Nantucket have voted against a proposal to limit their ability to rent out their homes at the tourist destination. At Saturday’s annual town meeting, island residents voted 558-378 against Article 60, which would have prohibited short-term rentals in residential zones unless the owner either lives in the home for at least six months per year or uses long-term…

  • nantucket May 6, 2023 12:25 am

    Nantucket Residents to Vote on Major Regulation to Short-Term Rentals

    Residents of Nantucket will vote Saturday on an issue that has divided the island: Restrictions on short-term rentals. Homeowners at the vacation destination rent out their homes each summer to thousands of tourists, but a new proposal could restrict how long they can be rented. “If you live in a residential neighborhood and would like to short-term rent your home,…

  • Netflix March 29, 2023 10:49 am

    Star-Studded Netflix Murder Mystery Set to Film on Cape Cod

    An upcoming, Massachusetts-themed Netflix series is bringing more movie stars to the Bay State soon. “The Perfect Couple,” a limited series about a murder that disrupts a wedding on Nantucket, will start filming in Chatham in a few weeks, Police Chief Michael Anderson told NBC10 Boston. Based on a book by Elin Hilderbrand, the show will star Emmy winner Nicole…

  • nantucket February 16, 2023 5:01 am

    Fire Burns Through Home on Nantucket

    Firefighters battled a large house fire on Nantucket early Thursday morning. The fire tore through a home on West York Lane. Nantucket Fire says no one was injured in the fire. No additional information has been released.

  • nantucket February 15, 2023 2:41 pm

    Human Jaw Bone Found on Nantucket Beach, DA Says

    A bone, believed to be a human’s jaw, was found Monday on a beach on Nantucket, officials said. Nantucket police and the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office are investigating the discovery of the human remains, prosecutors said Wednesday. More details about the bone weren’t immediately available, including whether the person it belonged to is believed to have been...

  • Massachusetts February 2, 2023 8:45 am

    Ransomware Attack Shuts Down Nantucket Public Schools

    A ransomware attack forced an early dismissal at Nantucket Public Schools on Tuesday and canceled classes on Wednesday, according to the administration. In a notice sent to the families Tuesday, Superintendent Elizabeth Hallet said they had to shut down the internet and all student and staff devices after the attack. The IT department continued to assess the damage Wednesday. It…

  • Massachusetts January 17, 2023 1:05 pm

    Long Waits, Glitches Mar Start of Steamship Authority's Summer Ferry Reservations

    For several hours Tuesday morning, anyone who was able to book summer ferry tickets to Nantucket online was lucky. The Steamship Authority opened their online summer booking to the island on Tuesday morning, but not without major system glitches that left many experiencing hours-long wait times only to then get booted from their reservation. Reservations were working again after several…

  • Queen Mary 2 January 6, 2023 10:48 am

    Watch a Queen Mary 2 Passenger Be Rescued by Helicopter

    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter airlifted a passenger of the cruise ship Queen Mary 2 this week, in a mission off the coast of Massachusetts that was caught on camera. The passenger, an 82-year-old man with a suspected blockage in his heart, was pulled up to the hovering helicopter from a deck on the famed ship on Wednesday, according to…

  • nantucket December 9, 2022 12:20 pm

    Nantucket High School Student Killed in Crash

    A Nantucket High School student was killed Thursday during a crash on the island that involved a motorcycle, officials have confirmed. The crash happened after 2 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Milestone Road and New South Road, and involved a motorcycle and truck, according to the Nantucket Police Department. Police said that when officers arrived on scene, the driver…

  • nantucket December 9, 2022 5:34 am

    Nantucket High School Student Killed in Motorcycle Crash

    Nantucket police say the wreck happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Milestone and New South Road.

  • nantucket December 7, 2022 11:15 pm

    Women Will Be Able to Go Topless on All Nantucket Beaches

    The town has the authority to choose what activities it allows on its beaches, the attorney general’s office wrote in its decision, made public Tuesday.

  • nantucket December 7, 2022 11:25 pm

    Nantucket Discusses Newly-Approved Topless Beach Bylaw: ‘It Is Historic'

    The Nantucket Select Board met Wednesday night to discuss a newly approved bylaw that allows anyone, regardless of gender, to go topless on Nantucket’s beaches.

  • nantucket December 6, 2022 10:34 pm

    AG Healey Approves Nantucket's Voter-Approved Topless Beach Bylaw

    Attorney General Maura Healey’s office has approved a bylaw that allows anyone to go topless on any public or private beach on Nantucket. Island voters approved the bylaw during a Town Meeting held in May. The citizen petition offered by Dorothy Stover, formally labeled “Gender Equality On Beaches” and proposed as Article 71, passed by a vote of 327 to…

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