Because Nantucket is our home, we have a strong commitment to giving back to our community, whether by charitable donations or by volunteering our time. Atlantic East continues to support nonprofits by donating a percentage of each sale which is matched by the company at

Nantucket Litter Derby Coming Up!

People Picking Up Trash

Atlantic East is a proud sponsor of the Nantucket Litter Derby and we will be out there picking up trash on the first weekend in April. From the organizer:  My name is Leah, founder and part of the team with the Nantucket Litter Derby. Our event’s mission is to remove

Nantucket: Habitat for Humanity

Lisa Sherburne at Habitat

Thank you from the Nantucket Association of Real Estate Brokers to Lisa Sherburne, Mary O’Donnell and Yesenia Valer-Perez (all of Atlantic East) for their help yesterday at the 16th Habitat home on Nantucket.  A group of 11 volunteers (all women, save one volunteer – girl power!) spent the afternoon painting

Congratulations to Lisa Sherburne!

Swim Across America Tattoo

One of our Brokers, Lisa Sherburne, participated in the Nantucket Swim Across America last Saturday.  The total amount raised, as of today, was $540,000, significantly exceeding the goal.  It was a successful 10th annual swim with a large turnout. These funds will go towards the Nantucket Cottage Hospital and  Palliative

Blooming Bids for Nantucket’s Kids


Help celebrate 22 years of Blooming Bids for Kids which benefits children’s services through Fairwinds.  Community members have created original and beautiful planters which get auctioned off (in person and on-line).  The live event will be held on June 23, 2022 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM at Bartlett’s Farm with

LUNAFEST Returns to the Casino This Weekend

Film Projector

Atlantic East is once again a proud sponsor of LUNAFEST, a traveling film festival dedicated to championing women filmmakers, while bringing people and perspectives together within communities. The event will feature 9 short films made by women, a silent auction, cocktails and catering by Lemon Press.  It is being held

A Nantucket Tradition: Halloween on Island

One the the remaining local traditions is the annual Halloween Parade on Nantucket.  Atlantic East is proud to support this fun and family-friendly event again this year.  On Thursday, October 31st, 2019 the Inquirer and Mirror and the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce will again be hosting the parade. Costumed


WASTE NOT!! If you or your tenants have un-opened, non-perishable food items, it can be donated to the Food Pantry through Food Rescue Nantucket (FRN). This is a Nantucket Unitarian Meeting House Congregational initiative and they have 15 volunteers picking up the food around the island. Currently there are drop

Nantucket Film Festival Opens Next Week

We are proud sponsors of the Nantucket Film Festival and 2019 looks to be a great event.  Not that we wish for bad weather but it does make it easier to be inside when it rains during June! The 24th Annual NFF begins on Wednesday, June 19th and goes until

Mistress of the Daffodils: Mary D. Malavase

We are so fortunate to have the daffodil expert as a work colleague.  Mary D. Malavase is the island’s foremost expert and resource on all things daffodil.  Mary’s interest in daffodils began 46 years ago.  She shares, “With our busy summer schedule, daffodils were easy to plant in the fall

Congratulations to Housing Nantucket!

Affordable Housing News:  After years of planning, outreach, and fundraising, Housing Nantucket embarked this week on Phase II of construction at 18 Ticcoma Way. Supporters, including Ken Beaugrand (far right in photo), gathered together to commemorate this new beginning at an official groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday. Housing Nantucket is a private non-profit that relies on partnerships within