History

BLADE RUNNER

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How local blacksmith Keaton Goddard became a cut above the rest. Keaton Goddard—all six feet four inches—stood ramrod-straight behind an anvil on a dimly…

VOTE OF CONFIDENCE

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Vicki Kennedy and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute launch a nationwide Just Vote campaign. One of Victoria Reggie Kennedy’s earliest memories is of listening…

ADVOCATING FOR JUSTICE

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Nantucket Equity Advocates fight structural and systemic racism on Nantucket. Long before the nationwide demonstrations prompted by the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor…

YOU’VE GOT (NO) MAIL

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The national controversy over the U.S. Postal Service arrives on Nantucket. Historically, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been synonymous with dependability. As…

THE GREAT DEBATES

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Co-chair of the Commission on Presidential Debates Frank Fahrenkopf gives a preview to the Trump-Biden showdown. Later this September, President Donald Trump and former…

CADDYSHACK

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How a caddie camp on Nantucket has helped tee up the leaders of tomorrow. Ninety years ago, caddie camps sprang up around New England…

TROUBLED WATERS

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President Trump’s latest environmental rollback threatens Nantucket’s waters and beyond. Sitting behind the presidential seal and a stack of lobster traps hauled in for…

TEA TIME

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Sharon Quigley thinks it’s high time to bring back high tea. While the Boston Tea Party may have garnered all the headlines, Nantucket’s history…