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Coast Guard Rescues Fishermen Off Nantucket

Coast Guard crew members rescued four fishermen about 25 miles southeast of Nantucket, after their boat started taking on water.

The Coast Guard says the crew aboard the 71-foot Olivia Catherine called authorities shortly before 5 a

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Cape Skydivers Identities Released

Authorities have released the identities of two skydivers killed after they crashed into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod.

Andrew Munson, of Nantucket, and his instructor, Eldon Burrier, of West Lynnwood, Washington, died Sunday while skydiving at the Marstons Mills Airport in Barnstable

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U.S. Gives Conditional Backing For Cape Wind

The Department of Energy has made a conditional commitment for a $150 million loan guarantee for the proposed Cape Wind energy project, off the coast of Cape Cod.

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Earthquake Confirmed In Southeastern Mass.

A small earthquake has been felt in Southeastern Massachusetts, but no damage or injuries are reported. 

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the 2.4 magnitude quake hit at 5:46 p.m. Tuesday and was centered about 1

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Nantucket’s Only Funeral Home to Close

Nantucket's only funeral home is set to close, leaving residents of the small island trying to figure out what to do with the dead.

The Boston Globe reports that the Lewis Funeral Home, a family-owned business, has decided to close on Friday

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Jimmy Agnew

Dead Shark Found at Nantucket Bar

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.

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Police: Man Took $70K in Jewelry on Mass. Ferry

Police say they've arrested a man who stole more than $70,000 in jewelry from a woman riding a ferry from Nantucket to the mainland.

Barnstable police say 57-year-old William Powers faces charges including larceny and forgery in connection with Monday's theft on board the Grey Lady

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Source: Teresa Heinz Kerry Showed Symptoms of Seizure

A person in close contact with the family says Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, was hospitalized after showing symptoms consistent with a seizure.

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Nantucket’s Outdated Hospital to be Replaced

Nantucket is getting a new hospital to replace the old and cramped Cottage Hospital.

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Man Rescued Off Coast Of Nantucket

A man found clinging to a buoy in Polpis Harbor off Nantucket lat Sunday night has been rescued. 

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