Nantucket Current

Final Results: Island Residents Complete Boston Marathon

David Creed •

The 2024 Boston Marathon has come and gone. Many runners with island ties completed the historic race - including seven runners registered as Nantucket runners. Below are the times of each resident as well as photos shared with the Current. We will add more photos as we receive them. If you have any photos you'd like to share of any of the runners below or others with island ties not mentioned, please email them to Elle

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New York Businessman Sentenced To Prison For Committing Fraud To Purchase Nantucket Home

David Creed •

Donald Finley, a 61 year old businessman and theme park owner from Locust Valley, New York, has been sentenced to 24 months in prison after pleading guilty in May 2023 to disaster relief fraud and

Photo Gallery: Jay Craven's Downtown Film Shoot For Major Barbara

David Creed •

The filming of a modernized Major Barbara took place on North Union Street from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday. The project is being directed by Jay Craven and is a modern cinematic adaptation

No Food Trucks At Cisco Beach This Summer After Health Department Crackdown

Jason Graziadei •

There will be no food trucks allowed to operate at Cisco Beach this summer after the Nantucket Health Department notified the Land Bank - which owns the property - that it would be enforcing a

At Critical Moment In Short-Term Rental Debate, Is ACK Now Tapping Out?

Jason Graziadei •

It's a critical moment in Nantucket's ongoing debate over short-term rentals, with a landmark court decision handed down and a looming vote on a zoning amendment at next month's Annual Town Meeting.

Photo Gallery: Coast Guard Decorates Daffodil Wreath

David Creed •

During a ceremony on Friday, April 19 at 10 a.m., Coast Guard Station Brant Point will complete their annual tradition of hanging the Daffodil Wreath on the Brant Point Lighthouse. All members of the

Featured Stories

"New Name, Same Shop" - Murphys Buy Indian Summer Board Shop

Jason Graziadei •

Ry Murphy grew up surfing on Nantucket, taught first by his late father Ben and then by Nantucket Island Surf School owner Gary Kohner. So it’s no surprise that Murphy’s first job was working at the

Faces Of Nantucket: Dilip Maharjan

Jason Graziadei & Charity Grace Mofsen •

Name: Dilip MaharjanYears on the island: 24Favorite thing about Nantucket: I’ve found so many people are friendly. When I walk anywhere, it’s hard to explain, but it’s like I‘m home away from home.

Nantucket's Commercial Scalloping Catch Tops 8,700 Bushels

Jason Graziadei •

Nantucket's commercial scalloping season comes to an end today, and the harvest by island fishermen will top 8,000 bushels for the first time since the 2019-20 season. Scallopers, along with

Former Yankee Candle Mansion In Pocomo Proposed For Demolition To Make Way For New Mansion

Jason Graziadei •

A massive mansion in Pocomo perched high above Nantucket Harbor has been proposed to be demolished. But this time it's not because of erosion. The new owner - a trust that paid $18 million for the

Bomb Threat At Ralph Lauren Store Briefly Shuts Down Main Street

Jason Graziadei •

Nantucket Police shut down Main Street Friday morning after receiving a bomb threat against the Ralph Lauren store at 16 Main Street. Officers responded to the area around 5:44 a.m. after the threat

Current Sports

Sports Roundup: All Teams In Action Wednesday & Thursday

David Creed •

This Whaler sports roundup includes updates on the boys lacrosse team, softball team, boys tennis team, girls tennis team, baseball team, girls lacrosse team, and sailing team after every team was in action over the past two days.

Boys Lax Drops Road Matchup Against Falmouth

David Creed •

The Whaler boys lacrosse team knew they were in for a tough test Tuesday afternoon when they traveled to face the Falmouth Clippers, who made it all the way to the Div. 3 state title game last year.

Sports Roundup: Victories Across The Board For Whaler Sports Over The Weekend

David Creed •

This Whaler Sports Roundup includes updates on the boys & girls tennis teams, who both secured key home victories over the weekend, the girls & boys lacrosse teams, who both took care of

Former Whaler Nick Correia Participates In New England Patriots Local Pro Day Ahead Of NFL Draft

David Creed •

Nick Correia, a member of Nantucket High School's Class of 2018, took part in the New England Patriots local pro day on Thursday. The New England Football Journal reported Correia being in attendance

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