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(Photo credit: Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)

Nantucket Considered One Of Best Stargazing Spots On East Coast

The Director of Astronomy at the Mariah Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket has a suggestion for Island visitors: “Look up at the night sky, wherever and whenever you can.”

08/13/2013

A shark on the doorstep at Sea Dog Brew Pub in Nantucket. (Photo courtesy: Jimmy Agnew)

5-Foot Shark Dumped At Door Of Nantucket ‘Sea Dog’ Pub

A cleaning crew has found an unexpected mess after arriving at Sea Dog Brew Pub on Nantucket: a 5-foot-long shark blocking the door.

08/01/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry exits with his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry as they arrive at Stansted Airport near London on April 9, 2013. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Heinz Kerry Released From Hospital After Seizure Treatment

Teresa Heinz Kerry walked out of Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston on Saturday after successful treatment for a seizure she experienced July 7, according to Glen Johnson, spokesman for her husband, Secretary of State John Kerry.

07/27/2013

Shark reeled ashore on Nantucket by Elliot Sudal (far right). (Photo courtesy Elliot Sudal)

Nantucket Man Wrestles Shark To Shore

A Nantucket man out fishing Sunday on Sconset Beach ended up hooking into something a bit larger.

07/16/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry exits with his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry as they arrive at Stansted Airport near London on April 9, 2013. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Teresa Heinz Kerry In Critical Condition At Boston Hospital

A hospital spokesman said Sunday that Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, is hospitalized in critical but stable condition in a Nantucket hospital.

07/07/2013

(Photo courtesy: 'ZenMatt58')

Winter Storms Leave Several Nantucket Homes In Jeopardy

David Fronzuto, emergency management director for the island says this winter’s storms have led to the destruction of four or five homes.

03/18/2013

This NOAA map shows where right whales have been spotted in the past two weeks.

Right Whales Spotted Off Cape Cod, Nantucket

A handful of rare North Atlantic right whales have been spotted recently off the coast of Massachusetts.

02/22/2013

Hurricane Sandy off the east coast on October 29, 2012. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

6 Mass. Counties Eligible For Sandy Disaster Aid

About $22 million is now available to state and local governments to share for emergency response and repair costs.

12/19/2012

Joe Joyce WBZ-TV Meteorologist

Pleasant Dry Stretch of Weather Ahead

Sunday will remain dry with filtered sunshine with highs climbing into the 70’s near 80 with a cooling sea breeze. But, lows are still expected to drop into the 50’s tonight.

WBZ-TV–08/19/2012

Mike Whale in Nantucket Harbor. (Photo from John C. Bogle Jr.)

Boaters Warned After Whale Is Spotted In Nantucket Harbor

A 25-foot whale is swimming extremely close to passing boats and ferries in Nantucket Harbor.

08/15/2012

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