How much would it cost to connect the whole island to fiber-optic? Less than you might think.
The Selectman have been making noise on whether not public transportation should be free. Here is an article from NPR, discussing the in and outs of free transport.
Check out this article about Utah living under the weight of its own tourism success.
Click below to download a handy PDF of all citizen’s warrant articles with town counsel comments, complete wording, and links to maps where appropriate. Feel free to share this link with anyone who wants to better understand ATM. And stay tuned for more info as the warrant comes together.
Low interest rates and a boom in speculative building is causing a number of people in Europe to predict a building bubble about to burst. Check out today’s New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/17/business/europe-housing.html
Want to better understand the housing situation on Nantucket? Need a refresher on the kinds of housing the town and other non-profits are working to create? Do terms like the SHI list, 40Bs, HUD requirements and the legal definition of the word “affordable” make your head swim? Listen to this 27-minute recording with Tucker Holland, …
Good morning, Islanders. This is another in a series of weekly morning notes to our subscribers and friends of ACK•Now. Thank you so much for inviting us into your inbox. Today we will give you a preview of the warrant articles ACK•Now filed with the town last week. ACK•Now, as an organization, has been up …
Let’s face it. Making improvements to transportation requires funding and lots of it. The Metropolitan Area Planning Council in Massachusetts has put together its 2019 report on ways for Massachusetts cities and towns to pay for transportation improvements. Not all of these 14 suggestions relate directly to Nantucket, but they may spark some creative problem-solving.
Manhattan and Nantucket may seem like two radically different islands (and, let’s face it, they so are), but there are some things that we can learn from them.