Stories

SURVIVOR

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Author, speaker and advocate Elizabeth Smart shares her story with A Safe Place. Elizabeth Smart serves a beacon of hope for countless people. After…

INSIDE EDITION

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Star interior designer Nate Berkus headlines the NHA’s Nantucket by Design luncheon next month. In the world of interior design, few are more multitalented…

PARADISE IN POLPIS

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A historic estate becomes an island unto itself. Even before Henry and Savannah Helgeson began an ambitious renovation of their newly acquired summer retreat…

JUST HISTORY

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The Museum of African American History champions critical chapters in Nantucket’s history. Most know about the island’s Quaker founders, its whaling fame, its abolitionists…

BOATLOAD OF DEMAND

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How a serious boat shortage is rocking the industry. The pandemic has popularized a lot of new phrases. “Reimagined events.” “Virtual learning.” “Social distancing.”…

BUILDING BOOM

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Despite soaring lumber prices, Nantucket’s construction industry continues to surge. A little more than a year after the pandemic brought Nantucket’s construction industry to…

LEARNING CURVE

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The evolving face of Nantucket’s student body. Just over twenty years ago, the student body of Nantucket’s public schools was 95 percent white. This…