• Massachusetts September 29, 2023 1:11 pm

    Two stranded dolphins rescued from river in Cape Cod

    Animal rescue experts rescued and released two dolphins that were found stranded in a river on Cape Cod this week. The International Fund for Animal Welfare received reports around 9 a.m. Thursday that several dolphins were seen swimming near the mouth of the Herring River in Wellfleet. Staff and volunteers from the agency responded and found two dolphins in a…

  • lee September 16, 2023 11:12 pm

    Lee puts on wave show as dozens gather on Cape Cod beaches

    Storm Lee brought heavy winds, high seas and torrential rains to a large swath of New England and Maritime Canada, toppling trees, swamping coastlines, cutting power to tens of thousands and claiming one life in Searsport, Maine.

  • lee September 16, 2023 6:14 pm

    Lee brings whitecaps and wind gusts to Cape Cod, Scituate

    Coastal communities faced the highest risk of seeing strong wings and outages from Lee, but that didn’t stop residents on the Cape from venturing out on the stormy day to get a look at all of the action, while surfers in Scituate were out taking advantage of the waves.

  • Cape Cod September 16, 2023 12:08 am

    Cape Cod prepares for potential impacts from Lee

    Friday night was the calm before the storm on Cape Cod as Hurricane Lee approaches New England.

  • hurricane lee September 16, 2023 12:22 am

    Hurricane Lee and travel: Latest on flight, ferry impacts in Boston area

    With Hurricane Lee getting closer to the Massachusetts coast — the storm’s latest track indicates it will swipe Boston with wind and rain but won’t make landfall there — travel in and out of the area is beginning to be impacted. Flights to New England may be affected, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, which was monitoring the situation on…

  • hurricane lee September 15, 2023 12:06 am

    Tropical storm warnings in place along much of New England's coast as Hurricane Lee nears

    All eyes will be on Hurricane Lee as it moves north between Bermuda and the Outer Banks of North Carolina the rest of Thursday and Friday. A tropical storm warning had already been in place on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Thursday afternoon, that warning was extended along the coast, from the Massachusetts-Rhode Island state line to the...

  • Cape Cod September 14, 2023 3:50 pm

    Cape Cod school bus driver accused of sexually assault of a student

    An 80-year-old Cape Cod school bus driver is accused of sexually assaulting one of his student riders. Jeffrey Hyland is charged with aggravated indecent assault and assault and reckless endangerment of a child after an incident in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, according to the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors allege that Hyland, a West Yarmouth resident, assaulted...

  • hurricane lee September 14, 2023 1:36 pm

    Will Hurricane Lee hit New England? Tropical storm warning issued for Cape, Islands

    Hurricane Lee leads our weather headlines, despite the fact that we are finally enjoying a sunny and calm afternoon after a toll of rainy days and severe weather. A tropical storm warning was issued Thursday morning for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. A hurricane watch is in effect from Stonington, Maine, to the Canadian border, where hurricane conditions, heavy...

  • sharks September 12, 2023 1:49 pm

    Shark detection devices off Cape Cod removed ahead of Hurricane Lee

    The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy has removed devices it uses to collect data on shark locations from the coast of Cape Cod in anticipation of the potential impacts of Hurricane Lee. These detection receivers, which cost about $15,000 each, are used to collect data for research purposes. They also help power the Sharktivity app, which offers the public information about…

  • chatham September 13, 2023 5:17 pm

    Teen out of jail in alleged racist attempted drowning at Cape Cod pond

    A white 14-year-old accused of trying to drown a Black youth in a racist attack on a Cape Cod pond was released to the custody of his father at a Monday court appearance. John Sheeran was indicted by a grand jury on charges of attempted murder and assault with a dangerous weapon over the July 19 incident at Goose Pond…

  • Cape Cod September 10, 2023 3:32 pm

    Flash flooding closes Sagamore Bridge to Cape Cod

    The Sagamore Bridge in the direction heading to Cape Cod has closed due to flooding, Bourne Police said Sunday. Heavy rain Sunday afternoon has led to localized flash flooding and dangerous condition for drivers. The bridge heading off Cape Cod is still open. Bourne Police is assisting Massachusetts State Police with traffic control to reroute drivers.

  • racism September 5, 2023 10:02 pm

    New details in alleged hate-fueled attempted drowning on Cape Cod

    A pair of youths were seen pushing another into the water of a Cape Cod pond in July, according to court documents in an attempted murder case being brought against one of the children. John Sheeran, 14, has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of attempted murder and assault with a dangerous weapon over the July 19 incident…

  • Cape Cod September 6, 2023 9:33 am

    Person killed by train on Cape Cod

    A person is dead after being struck by a train on Cape Cod as Labor Day comes to an end. Bourne police said around 8 p.m. Monday that they are investigating the fatal incident involving a train hitting a person in the area of Aptucxet Trading Post and Perry Ave. MBTA Transit police later confirmed they are actively investigating what…

  • Cape Cod September 2, 2023 4:19 pm

    Sinkhole on Dennis street leads to traffic detours

    A sinkhole on a Cape Cod road led to traffic detours on Saturday afternoon. The sinkhole was reported by the Dennis Police Department at around 3:30 p.m. on Upper County Road, west of Route 134. Traffic headed toward Yarmouth was being detoured. Drivers have been asked to avoid the area if they can.

  • Cape Cod September 1, 2023 6:16 pm

    Cape Cod businesses reflect on a rainy summer tourist season

    It’s Labor Day weekend, and the unofficial end of a summer that was atypical with all the rainfall. On Cape Cod, where businesses rely on tourist dollars, the weather has not been ideal. Friday got the holiday weekend off to a sunny start. “Unfortunately, this year has been a little slow,” said Sherwayne Sharpe, a cook at Fresh Ketch...

  • Cape Cod September 1, 2023 4:56 pm

    Businesses impacted by slow summer in Cape Cod

    It has been a slower year for businesses in Cape Cod according to business owners.

  • truck crash September 1, 2023 3:37 pm

    Truck crash spills gravel on Mass. Route 6 at Sagamore Bridge to Cape Cod

    A truck crashed on Massachusetts Route 6 at the Sagamore Bridge on Friday, spilling gravel on the highway and closing a lane, officials said. The crash appeared to be snarling traffic on the bridge to Cape Cod at the start of Labor Day Weekend. It wasn’t immediately clear if anyone was hurt in the crash. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation…

  • racism September 1, 2023 9:00 pm

    Chatham ‘disturbed' over alleged hate-fueled attempted drowning

    The town of Chatham, Massachusetts, is reckoning with the alleged attempted murder of a child, who is Black, at a local pond in what authorities say was a racially motivated incident. Both Chatham’s select board and the Monomoy Regional School District released statements Friday saying their communities stand for diversity and inclusion after a grand jury indicted a 14-year-old...

  • Cape Cod August 31, 2023 6:44 pm

    Teen indicted in racist murder attempt on Cape Cod, DA says

    A 14-year-old white boy has been indicted after allegedly trying to drown a Black juvenile in what authorities say was a murder attempt motivated by race. The Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office says the charges were brought against the teen, whose name was not released but who is “known to the court,” in an attack that happened July 19…

  • Cape Cod August 31, 2023 2:04 pm

    More trains to the Cape? Lawmakers pitch regular service to Buzzards Bay

    A group of lawmakers from Cape Cod and the islands want to make their region the next hub for regular passenger rail service, pitching it as a way to relieve locals from crushing traffic congestion and the greenhouse gas emissions that come with it.

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