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Nahant Farmers’ Festival Interest Survey

The Town of Nahant is dedicated to curating new and exciting initiatives for its community members. We are delighted to introduce the Nahant Farmers’ Festival. The Nahant Farmers’ Festival will be a hybrid kid-friendly activity space with the opportunity for vendors to sell locally sourced foods and artisan crafts.

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Town of Nahant Invites Community to Attend ‘The Wall That Heals’ Exhibit

The Town of Nahant, in partnership with American Legion Post 215, invites the community to visit “The Walls That Heals” exhibit, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

The Memorial in Washington, D.C., bears the names of more than 58,000 American service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam, and honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in that conflict. The touring exhibit is a three-quarter scale replica of the Memorial, 375 feet long and 7 ½ feet at its tallest.

“The Walls That Heal” opened for free public viewing at Nahant Lowlands Activity Field (across from Short Beach) beginning on Thursday, July 15, at 12:01 a.m.

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Town of Nahant Open Space & Recreation Plan Update

We want to know what matters most to you!

Do you enjoy Nahant’s parks?
Love open space?
Have ideas for improvements?

OSRP COMMUNITY SURVEY

The Town of Nahant is updating its Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) and is seeking your input in the Parks and Open Space Community Survey!

The OSRP will:

  • Guide the Town’s actions in maintaining, protecting, and improving its open spaces, parks, and recreational resources by setting goals and priorities for the next seven years, and
  • Make the Town eligible for state funds to acquire and improve conservation and recreation land.

Your survey answers will help the Town identify opportunities for significant, long-term preservation and improvements that
provide the greatest benefit to people who live, work, and play in Nahant.

Take the Survey Here:

mapc.ma/NahantParksSurvey

The survey will be open until
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Utility Scam Alert

New England utility customers are being warned about a new scam using a peer-to-peer app to steal money. A Rhode Island woman was featured on NBC10’s WJAR-TV, saying she received a call alleging to be from National Grid, using a National Grid phone number and said they were coming to disconnect her electric and gas service due to an outstanding bill.

The scammer then told her exactly how much she owed along with her account number. The woman admitted she panicked and used the Zelle app through her bank, which allows customers to send money quickly for free. The woman transferred nearly $800 dollars before realizing she was targeted by scammers. 

National Grid would not threaten immediate shut-off, and in fact, right now due to the pandemic, no residential customers are experiencing terminations. When in doubt, always phone National Grid’s Customer Service hotline at 1-800-322-3223.  For additional information please visit ngrid.com/scam.

Christmas Tree Pickup

Christmas Trees will be picked up curbside from Monday, December 28, 2020 through Friday, January 15, 2021.

After January 15, 2021 residents should bring trees to the Compost Area for proper disposal. Please remove ALL lights, ornaments, garland and stands prior to disposal and CANNOT be in plastic bags. Holiday wreaths, roping and garland are NOT eligible for pick up or drop off.

The Compost Area Is Now Closed for the 2020 Season.

Nahant’s 2020 Virtual Christmas Parade Is LIVE!

Stay safe, stay healthy,  enjoy the holidays and don’t forget our 2021 Nahant  graduates.  Scholarship donations can be sent made out to “Nahant Santa Parade” at Coastal Heritage Bank 28 Nahant Road, Nahant, MA. 01908. Please note “Nahant Santa Parade” on your check.