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    Friday, November 16, 2018
    The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce Annual Red Ticket Program has official begun, with participating Chamber member merchants dispensing one red ticket for every $25 spent through December 23rd. Double Red Ticket Days will take place on both December 8th and 15th—our “Home for the Holidays Weekends”—with two tickets awarded for each $25 purchase. A list of participating merchants can be ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Start Planning for Summer Now with More JetBlue Service to Nantucket Next Year JetBlue to Serve the New England Destination from Two More New York Airports The Airline’s 2019 Summer Schedule to Offer Up to Ten Daily Flights to NantucketNovember 13, 2018 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced it is expanding service to Massachusetts’ ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
                        Hospital Thrift Shop Donates $386,000 to Nantucket Cottage Hospital   (Nov. 14, 2018) The Hospital Thrift Shop presented its annual gift to Nantucket Cottage Hospital on Monday, continuing its 89-year tradition of generous giving with a $386,000 contribution that will be used to purchase new medical equipment and other capital items, as well as handmade ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    Contact:Michael Harrison, Obed Macy Director of Research & CollectionsNantucket Historical Associationmharrison@nha.org, 508-228-1894 x 232  For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 14, 2018  NHA Acquires Folger-Franklin Chart of the Gulf Stream    NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce it is the recipient of another generous gift from the Friends ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE for The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                November 13, 2018                  Contact: Stephanie Dennehy for further information at 508-247-1605 or sdennehy@capecodfive.com   Cape Cod 5 Promotes Laura Newstead to EVP   Orleans, MA – Cape Cod 5 is pleased to announce the promotion of Laura Newstead to Executive Vice President, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, November 08, 2018
    Artists Association of Nantucket Press Release   Date:         November 9, 2018 Contact:     Peter J. Greenhalgh, AAN Gallery Manager         508 228 0924       peter@nantucketarts.org Artists Association of Nantucket Hosts Holiday Small Works Exhibition   Exceptional art at exceptional prices.   Steaming mulled cider, softly falling snow, cozy fires; holly, winterberries, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
    Artists Association of Nantucket Hosts Empty Bowls Event By Lori Garrabrant November 2, 2018 Artists Association of Nantucket will host a Nantucket contribution to the international Empty Bowls Project on Monday, November 12 at Cisco Brewers from 5:00 to 7:00pm. This will be a fun community event open to all, families welcome. There is no entry fee, but the AAN will have about 200 pottery ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, November 06, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Danica Connors, Theatrical Operations 508-228-4305 ext. 101 THEATRE WORKSHOP OF NANTUCKET ANNOUNCES Bethany Oliver as Managing Director FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Danica Connors, Theatrical Operations 508-228-4305 ext. 101 TWN is pleased to announce the newest member of their team, Bethany Oliver, who will be joining us as of November 5, 2018. Bethany ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, November 06, 2018
    NHA Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Festival of Trees    NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Festival of Trees, held November 30 through December 31, 2018, at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street.  The Festival of Trees is an NHA holiday tradition that begins during Nantucket Stroll weekend and transforms the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
     NHA Launches Holiday Houses at Historic Properties  NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is excited to be launching Holiday Houses this season at three of its upper Main Street properties—the Hadwen House, the Thomas Macy House, and Greater Light.  Holiday Houses will feature each of these historic homes beautifully decorated in festive trimmings for the holiday season. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Danica Connors, Theatrical Operations 508-228-4305 ext. 101 THEATRE WORKSHOP OF NANTUCKET ANNOUNCES Meredith Wilson’s Miracle On 34th Street The Musical Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture Story by Valentine Davies Screenplay by George Seaton Direction and Choreography by Justin Cerne Musical Direction by David ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    The Nantucket Chamber of Commerce opposes state Ballot Question 1, which would mandate nurse staffing ratios in Massachusetts hospitals.   On Nov. 6th, voters will be asked to weigh in on this proposal which would require hospitals across the state, no matter their size or specific needs of their patients, to adhere to the same rigid nurse staffing ratios at all times. The petition does not ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE for The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                    October 15, 2018      Contact: Stephanie Dennehy for further information at 508-247-1605 or sdennehy@capecodfive.com   John F. Fulone Joins Cape Cod 5 as Director of Strategic Support   Orleans, MA – John F. Fulone has joined Cape Cod 5 in the role of Senior Vice President, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE for The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:               October 16, 2018                  Contact: Stephanie Dennehy for further information at 508-247-1605 or sdennehy@capecodfive.com   Cape Cod 5 Remains Deposit Market Share Leader in Barnstable County with Strong Growth in Other Regions   Orleans, MA – Cape Cod 5 remains the deposit ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 15, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE for The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                October 12, 2018      Contact: Stephanie Dennehy for further information at 508-247-1605 or sdennehy@capecodfive.com   Cape Cod 5 Named SBA Lender of the Quarter   Orleans, MA – Cape Cod 5 has been named the Massachusetts Lender of the Quarter by the U.S. Small Business Association ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 15, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE for The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:             OCTOBER 12, 2018                  Contact: Stephanie Dennehy for further information at 508-247-1605 or sdennehy@capecodfive.com   Cape Cod 5 Promotes Emilie Bajorek and Stephen Johannessen to SVP   Orleans, MA – Cape Cod 5 recently announced the promotion of Emilie Bajorek to Senior ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, October 12, 2018
    NANTUCKET CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES NOEL EVENTS   Nantucket, MA  Last updated October 22, 2018   This year’s month-long Nantucket Noel festivities—featuring the Chamber-sponsored Christmas Stroll Weekend (Nov. 30 – Dec. 2)—kicks off at dusk on November 23rd with the annual Tree Lighting & Community Caroling Ceremony sponsored by Stop & Shop.  Over 150 balsam trees lining cobblestoned Main ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Craft Brew Alliance Acquires Three Partner Brands, Unlocking Full Potential of Expanded Portfolio - October 10, 2018 CBA will increase investments and resources to build on growth that Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Cisco Brewers, and Wynwood Brewing Company have achieved as partners PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2018-- Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (“CBA”) (Nasdaq: BREW), a leading craft ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE for The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                   October 11, 2018                  Contact: Stephanie Dennehy for further information at 508-247-1605 or sdennehy@capecodfive.com   Cape Cod 5 President and CEO Dorothy Savarese Named to American Banker List of 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking   Orleans, MA – For the seventh ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, October 03, 2018
     Nantucket Historical Association and Antiques CouncilCollaborate for the Nantucket Summer Antiques Show  NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) and the Antiques Council are pleased to announce a collaboration that aligns the NHA’s major summer fundraiser, Nantucket by Design(NBD), with the Nantucket Summer Antiques Show in August 2019. The Antiques Show’s opening night ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Orleans, MA – Cape Cod 5 recently announced that Stephanie Dennehy has been promoted to SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing all of the Bank’s marketing, financial know-how and customer engagement efforts.  “Since joining the Bank, Stephanie has played a key role on the Marketing team, leading the development of many important Bank initiatives, including the launch of our new responsive ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year, and the federal Centers for Disease Control recommends annual influenza vaccination for everyone 6 months and older. Nantucket patients can receive a flu shot from their primary care ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    For immediate release September 20, 2018        Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work from Saturday, September 29 through Sunday, October 7 during Nantucket Arts Festival 2018. Events include an art exhibit featuring over 100 professional and amateur artists, concerts of classical, folk and popular music, plays, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Originally posted in Boston Business Journal.  In one of the largest proposed mergers in Boston banking in years, Rockland Trust’s parent company has agreed to acquire the parent of Blue Hills Bank in a deal valued at $727 million. The combination would boost Rockland Trust (Nasdaq: INDB) to more than $11 billion in assets, putting it alongside Eastern Bank and Berkshire Bank (Nasdaq: BHLB) as ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    (September 18, 2018)Sarah Chotkowski, LICSW, has been named Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s new manager of social services following the retirement of Peter MacKay. As an independent clinical social worker, Chotkowski is fully licensed to provide clinical services and has a background in practice management, outpatient therapy, and emergency crisis intervention. Chotkowski has been an island resident ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    We are so happy to announce that Allies Air Freight has officially begun operating our daily freight routes between Nantucket and Hyannis!  Enjoy the speed and convenience of shipping your valuable business materials with Allies Air Freight. Simply drop your items to be shipped at either our Nantucket Allies Air Freight Hangar (149 Old South Rd) or our Hyannis Allies Air Freight Hangar (550 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to collaborate with the Nantucket Atheneum and the African Meeting House to offer a special program to commemorate the 200th birth anniversary of Frederick Douglass. On September 22, these three organizations will recognize the first of Frederick Douglass’s historic visits to Nantucket with a special program of events. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    LOWER EXCURSION FARES – EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 15, 2018Residents of Nantucket who are eligible for our auto excursion fares can take advantage of our lower excursion fares starting September 15, 2018. To be eligible for the auto excursion fare, an island resident must have his/her name contained on the town’s street list and provide both a valid MA driver’s license and vehicle registration with an ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to present the “loan exhibition” at the 2019 Winter Show in New York. The NHA’s appearance in the Winter Show will coincide with the 125th anniversary of the Association’s founding and the 360th anniversary of the arrival of English settlers. “Trustees are grateful to be selected to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Cape Cod 5 has been named one of the Best Banks to Work For in 2018 by American Banker. The program, initiated in 2013 by American Banker Magazine and Best Companies Group, identifies, recognizes and honors U.S. banks with exceptional employee satisfaction. Banks considered for the award must exhibit a strong investment in employee fulfillment, career development and personal ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Rogers & Gray Insurance has been named in a special report by Insurance Journal as one of the nation’s top independent property and casualty firms. They have received a top ranking in this yearly report since 2013. Insurance Journal, a leading national publication in the insurance industry, released their special report “Top 100 Independent Property/ Casualty Agencies” earlier this month. The ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, August 24, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Danica Connors, Theatrical Operations 508-228-4305 ext. 101   THEATRE WORKSHOP OF NANTUCKET ANNOUNCESThe Cocktail HourBy A.R. Gurney  Directed by Dan Foster September 13 – October 7 Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street  The Cocktail Hour is a comedy of manners by A. R. Gurney. It premiered in June 1988 in San Diego, California at the Old Globe Theatre and, on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, August 23, 2018
    Originally released by The Inquirer and Mirror  (Aug. 23, 2018) Charlene Thurston understands death and the lessons that come from it. In three decades working in hospice care she has learned that each experience she has with patients and their families results in a different message, a different perspective and outlook on life and how to face difficult moments. “The thing that was so amazing ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, August 20, 2018
    Originally posted on CapeCodTimes.com. By Ethan Genter     Posted Aug 20, 2018 at 7:10 PMUpdated Aug 21, 2018 at 8:34 AM   NANTUCKET — A new app has rolled out that is intended to help island cab drivers compete with Uber and other ride-hailing services. TACKzee, which was released for iPhones last week and for Androids last month, allows someone looking for a ride to use a smartphone-based ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Friday, August 17, 2018
    Date:                August 17, 2018Contact:           Nellie O’Gara, AAN Board President                        508 228 0722  AAN Announces Appointment of New Executive Director  The Artists Association of Nantucket’s (AAN) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Courtney A. Bridges as its next Executive Director. Bridges follows Cecil Barron Jensen, who recently became the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, August 17, 2018
    Mid Island LoopFare: $2.00October 9 – December 31The bus leaves town from the Greenhound Stop, Washington Street every 30 minutes (on the hour and half hour)Weekdays: between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.The last bus leaves town at 9:00 p.m.Weekends: between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.The last bus leaves town at 7:00 p.m.NOTE: November 30 and December 1 buses will operate 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. New Year’s ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, August 13, 2018
    Nantucket Historical Association Acquires Important Ship’s Logbook Related to Famous Essex Survivor  NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a generous gift from the Friends of the Nantucket Historical Association. The gift is an important logbook kept by famous survivor of the Essex disaster, Thomas Nickerson, which was ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, August 13, 2018
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: David Martin | david@nantucketchamber.org | 508-228-1700 Updated September 1, 2018   NANTUCKET CHAMBER ANNOUNCES 2018 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DINNER  Nantucket, MA 13 August 2018 — David W. Martin, president & CEO of Nantucket Chamber, today announced the Nantucket Chamber Annual Membership & Awards Dinner, presented by Nantucket Bank, will be held Thursday 4 October ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Thursday, August 09, 2018
    AAN hosts Artist/Patron Juried Exhibition in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery    Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) will host their annual Artist/Patron Exhibition, with an opening reception on Friday August 17, 6-8 P.M. The exhibition will be on display through Monday, September 3 in the CeceliaJoyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street.    “A long-standing tradition ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, August 08, 2018
     Artists Association of Nantucket Press Release   Date:               August 8, 2018 Contact:           Liz Hunt O'Brien, Public Programs Director                         508 228 0722                         liz@nantucketarts.org     The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to announce that Robert Frazier has been appointed Interim Executive Director.   Frazier has had a ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, August 03, 2018
    Artists Association of Nantucket Press Release   Date:               August 3, 2018 Contact:           Peter J. Greenhalgh, AAN Gallery Manager                         508.228.0294                           peter@nantucketarts.org            AAN hosts Nation’s oldest Sidewalk Art Show Art Alfresco in the Atheneum Garden Saturday, August 18   9 A.M. – 2 P.M.     The Artists Association of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, July 30, 2018
    The Hospital Thrift Shop has completed its $500,000 pledge to Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s capital campaign for the island’s new hospital. The completion of the pledge was announced by Brenda Williams, president of the Hospital Thrift Shop’s Board of Directors, during a recent appreciation dinner hosted by the Nantucket Cottage Hospital Foundation. In 2014, the Hospital Thrift Shop committed ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community
    Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Cape Cod 5 Holds Steel Topping-Off Ceremony for Route 132 Campus    Orleans, MA – On Wednesday, July 25, Cape Cod 5 Trustees and Senior Management, along with the Bank’s building partners and construction team, gathered to celebrate a major construction milestone for the Bank’s new campus on Route 132 in the Town of Barnstable – the topping-off of the building’s steel structure.  “This ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    The Steamship Authority Announces Winners of Annual “Sail Into Imagination” Art Contest  Artwork unveiled and exhibited on July 23 at Cotuit Center for the Arts  The Steamship Authority, serving the communities of Barnstable, Fairhaven, Falmouth, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and New Bedford is pleased to announce the winners of their third annual art contest for kids in grades K-12 living in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Fourth annual Donn Russell Print CollaborativeAAN hosts the free Donn Russell Print Collaborative, on Saturday, August 25 at the Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive.  Artists Association of Nantucket(AAN) is pleased to announce the fourth annual Donn Russell Print Collaborative to be held at the Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive, on Saturday, August 25. This free event will be held from 10 a.m. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    For Immediate Release: June 28, 2018  NANTUCKET  The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce has named Nantucket High School senior Tessa Whelden as the winner of its annual $1,000 scholarship.  Twelve entrants submitted essays describing their life experience relative to the Chamber's mission, resumes listing their work experience and involvement in community service, and letters of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, June 25, 2018
    PRESS RELEASEfor The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings BankContact: Kevin Howard for further information at 508-247-2173Cape Cod Five Board Announces $25,000 Gift in Honor of Dorothy A. Savarese’s 25th Anniversary    Orleans, MA – The Board of Directors of Cape Cod 5 has announced a $25,000 charitable donation on the occasion of President & CEO Dorothy A. Savarese’s 25th anniversary with the Bank. The ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, June 04, 2018
    Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce & 97.7 ACK FM present 'Retail Marijuana and its Impact on Nantucket', a Nantucket 'Business Matters' Informational Forum The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce and 97.7 ACK FM present a Nantucket 'Business Matters' informational forum at the Nantucket Inn, June 14 at 6pm. The forum’s guest presenter is Chairman of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
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