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Nantucket restaurant desperate to fill jobs, hiring 8th graders
On the tony Massachusetts island of Nantucket, your restaurant server at that upscale restaurant this summer may have just come from middle school. The nationwide worker shortage has hit a new extreme prompting chef Gabriel Frasca, on "Cavuto: Coast to Coast", to explain that Straight Wharf Restaurant has resorted to interviewing eighth graders. Read more
State reports one new COVID-19 death on Cape Cod
The state reported one new COVID-19 death on the Cape in its weekly report Thursday. The state's weekly municipal report also showed only one town on the Cape, Barnstable, is still in a COVID-19 risk zone. The Cape's most populous town remained in the green zone. The green zone means... Read more
Best Beaches for Seashells in New England
Are you an avid beachcomber looking to add to your collection? Or maybe an amateur trying to figure out where to begin? Whether you’re on the hunt for scallop shells, sand dollars, or something even more rare, plenty of treasure washes ashore every day on New England’s beaches. And although the Northeast may not be particularly renowned for its shelling, there are plenty of good beaches in New England for seashells if you know where to search. If you’re headed out on a beachcombing adventure, keep in mind that the region’s beaches are especially great for shelling after big storms, following strong winds, and at low tide. Also, always be sure to look for signage and check local regulations before taking shells from the shore. Remember: Seashells can be just as pretty in a photograph! Here are some of the best New England beaches for seashells. Read more
A Nantucket restaurant is considering hiring 8th graders because of the lack of available workers amid the US labor shortage
Straight Wharf Restaurant is considering hiring eighth graders, as the labor shortage continues. The restaurant's chef told Fox Business that its location on Nantucket made commuting impossible. He said the lack of workers could threaten its plans to reopen on a seven-day schedule. See more stories on Insider's business page. Read more