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2014-03-14 16:20:59

Federal agencies violated Endangered Species Act and must go back to the drawing board to evaluate impacts and protection measures for birds and right whales WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a landmark win for the environment, the U.S. District Court D.C. ruled today that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service need to revisit Cape Wind's impacts on migrating birds and endangered right whales in Nantucket Sound due to violations of...

2012-06-11 02:26:45

NEW YORK, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Pollack, Ltd., a full-service, boutique advisory and management firm for global, high-end residential and commercial real estate projects, announced today the completion of its 50th project for its ultra-high net worth clientele. Chris Pollack, President of Chris Pollack, Ltd. provides "white-glove" end-to-end real estate development services, acting as the owner's representative and managing each specific project need...

2012-06-06 02:23:02

NANTUCKET, Mass., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westmoor Club Nantucket, nestled high on a hill with breathtaking views, exclusive and private, boasts 15 acres of meticulously groomed gardens, exceptionally designed facilities, and stately amenities, today announced its enthusiasm about being part of Nantucket Island's First Book Festival. The Nantucket Book Festival will host a weekend of panel discussions, talks and readings for adults and children by island and 'off' island writers...

2012-05-17 02:20:08

BOSTON AND NEW YORK, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) springs into summer today with inaugural seasonal service from Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) to Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK). The largest airline in Boston will fly islanders in comfort with daily jet service to its 45th nonstop destination out of Logan through September 4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/NY76997LOGO ) To celebrate, New England beach-seekers that take two...

2012-02-13 12:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) is making peak season travel to Massachusetts' beloved summer island escape even easier with the launch of a convenient daily full-size jet service from Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) to Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK) beginning May 17, 2012 through September 4. The island will be the carrier's 45th destination served nonstop from Logan. JetBlue will begin service to its 44th destination, Dallas/Ft. Worth, on...

2011-09-01 07:00:00

NANTUCKET, Mass., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nantucket Project is a new 'ideas conference' that has a refreshing take on the inspirational concept. The inaugural Nantucket Project conference will take place at the White Elephant hotel on Nantucket Island Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2nd, and will feature a unique format designed to promote heightened engagement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110901/NE59046LOGO ) The Nantucket Project's inaugural theme...

2011-08-24 13:34:00

NANTUCKET, Mass., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New uses like wind and tidal energy facilities and aquaculture projects need to co-exist with recreational boaters and transportation networks in our ecologically-sensitive coastal waterways. How do communities balance competing demands in their coastal waters? How should we decide what uses go where? Regional management plans to ensure that our waters are sustainably used and protected, mandated by the Obama administration, are...

2011-01-05 11:07:00

NANTUCKET, Mass., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westmoor Club Nantucket, nestled high on a hill with breathtaking views, exclusive and private, boasts 15 acres of meticulously groomed gardens, exceptionally designed facilities, and stately amenities, today announced a strategic relationship with Vintage Yachting Club (VYC) to offer spectacular charter and excursion services for The Westmoor Club members and guests. "Vintage Yachting Club's offerings are an ideal fit with The Westmoor...

2010-09-08 05:00:00

NANTUCKET, Mass., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As sea levels continue to rise, what are coastal communities doing to adapt to and mitigate a situation that could result in the eventual displacement of millions of Americans and destroy beaches and coastal ecosystems? Leading government officials, policy-makers, scientists, insurance experts and others will join together at a conference here on September 24 to explore the issues from various points of view and discuss how some communities are...

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2010-09-04 12:00:00

A weakened Tropical Storm Earl brushed Nantucket and the outer regions of Cape Cod early Saturday and did little damage as it raced northeast toward Nova Scotia, leaving coastal homeowners and vacationers to breathe a sigh of relief as the Holiday weekend got underway.As Earl moved past New Jersey, its eye was about 200 miles offshore, producing only heavy rain and minimal gusts as it passed.The fearsome Category 4 hurricane of days earlier continuously weakened as it sideswiped the eastern...