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and Grand juror) in May and September. Please call for times when injunctive relief matters may be heard. The normal trial hours for time standards sessions will start at 9am. The court will schedule such matters as conferences, motions and hearings. MiniSessions as scheduled by the Regional Administrative Judge. The Superior Court has jurisdiction over civil, criminal and equity cases.

SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT Full court sittings of the Supreme Judicial Court for the Commonwealth are held for all counties at Boston only. They begin on the 1st Monday of each month from October to May inclusive.

CULTURAL COUNCIL Meets first Wednesday of month as needed. Our mission is to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences, in order to improve the quality of life for all Nantucket residents and to contribute to the economic vitality of our community. Mandatory duties (per 962 CMR 2.04): to solicit community input and assess local cultural needs; establish priorities and guidelines for the review of local grant applications; communicate with the public; review and recommend action on local applications; report to the Massachusetts Cultural Council; carry out other necessary administrative functions and comply with guidelines, rules, rulings or regulations promulgated from time to time by the MCC.

JURY DUTY 800-THE-JURY In general, every citizen 18 years of age or older who can understand the English language and is physically fit must serve. (Citizens 70 years of age or older may choose not to serve.) Juror service is required by any citizen who is a resident or inhabitant for six months or more during the year in the county in which summoned, including students from other states who are attending college here (inhabitants), and students whose homes are here, but who go to school in other states (residents). Jurors are selected at random from the Nantucket Street List Book. All residents 18 years and older have an equal chance of being included on the master list of potential jurors. Each juror is entitled to one postponement of up to one year from the date summoned. This postponement allows a juror to choose a more convenient date to serve if the assigned date is not suitable. The jury system is known as a ONE TRIAL SYSTEM. Each day, a new group of jurors appears in the jury pool. If by the end of the first day, a juror is not impaneled on a trial, that juror has completed the term of service and will not be required to return for at least three years. If impaneled, the juror must complete that trial, but will not be required to participate in another trial.




NOTARY PUBLIC Notaries can be found at the Town Building, banks, insurance offices, law offices and real estate offices.


DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Meets second Thursday of month 257-6313 Email: Web: Abiah Folger Franklin Chapter, NSDAR Bethny Maury, Regent The D.A.R. is a service organization dedicated to American history, education and patriotism.ts activities include historic preservation, wildlife and forest conservation, understanding of native American culture and history, gathering of genealogical data, welcoming new American citizens, appreciation and support for our troops and veterans, awareness of women's issues, promotion of adult literacy, education in matters of national defense, appreciation of American heritage and history, and respect for our country's constitution, its laws, and its flag.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE AND TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE Meets monthly Town Building, 16 Broad St. Selectmen’s Conference Room 3 Year Term The Committee oversees the Town of Nantucket’s Dept. of Culture and Tourism. It provides the central administrative staff to carry out the day-to-day operations in accordance with the functions listed at their office. The budget of the Information Bureau is reviewed through the usual Finance Committee procedure for departments and

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