• Cape Cod May 11

    4 Families Displaced in Dennis Port Condo Complex Fire

    Four families have been displaced following a two-alarm fire in two units of a condominium complex in Dennis Port, Massachusetts. Firefighters responded to the complex on Old Wharf Road shortly before 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday. According to Dennis Fire Department, 11 people and a cat lived in the units. Firefighters were seen breaking through the windows to search for anyone…

  • Cape Cod May 8

    Shark Museum to Open at Site of Cape Cod Pirate Museum

    The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy plans to open a shark museum at a site on Cape Cod that is currently home to a pirate museum. The conservancy announced Thursday it had signed a lease to take over space now occupied by the Expedition Whydah Museum in Provincetown, The Cape Cod Times reported. Barry Clifford, who discovered the pirate ship Whydah…

  • Cape Cod May 8

    ‘Help Wanted': Cape Cod Businesses Restricting Hours Due to Staffing Shortage

    After a turbulent year-and-a-half, stores on Cape Cod are seeing a surge in business as customers eager to spend money emerge from their pandemic-induced seclusion. But store owners are struggling to find seasonal employees, forcing some of them to get creative and offer a bevy of hiring incentives to lure reluctant workers. American Sunglass, on Main Street in Falmouth, is…

  • Cape Cod May 7

    There's a Shortage of Workers on Cape Cod

    With more Americans getting vaccinated each day, businesses on Cape Cod are bracing for a busy summer after a rocky year and a half. But employees are hard to find. Why?

  • hugs May 7

    WATCH: These Whales Seem to Be Hugging Off Cape Cod

    New England scientists captured two critically endangered North Atlantic right whales swimming belly to belly, appearing to hug each other with their flippers. It’s behavior that’s very rarely seen on camera, and could be a sign of affection, the scientists said.

    Video credit: Brian Skerry/National Geographic Magazine | Michael Moore/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

  • Cape Cod May 5

    Controversial Cape Cod Machine Gun Range Gets Key Federal Approval

    The sound of automatic weapons fire may soon be heard from Joint Base Cape Cod. The base has received approval from Washington to clear 170 acres of forest to build a machine gun range. The key stamp of approval from the feds comes despite opposition from many local residents and the head of the association to preserve Cape Cod. “This…

  • joint base cape cod May 5

    Cape Cod Machine Gun Range Gets Federal Approval

    The sound of automatic weapons fire may soon be heard from Joint Base Cape Cod.

  • Massachusetts May 2

    Helicopter to Distribute Rabies Vaccines Over Cape Cod

    Don’t be alarmed by a low-flying helicopter over Cape Cod in the next month or so. Starting Monday, a helicopter will drop oral rabies vaccine baits intended for raccoons and other wildlife over portions of Barnstable and Plymouth counties, the Cape Cod Times reports. The distribution of the vaccine baits to the north and west of the Cape Cod...

  • hyannis Apr 26

    5-Alarm Fire at Cape Cod Hotel Displaces Guests

    Strong winds near the ocean made it a difficult job, but firefighters knocked down the blaze within a couple hours.

  • Cape Cod Apr 25

    Massive Fire at Hyannis Harbor Hotel

    The fire at the hotel, just feet away from the ocean, began on the first floor but rose to the higher levels.

  • Massachusetts Apr 25

    Repair Work on Sagamore Bridge Finishes Ahead of Schedule

    Repair work on the Sagamore Bridge is ahead of schedule and set to be completed Sunday, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Beginning Sunday, all lanes on the bridge are expected to be open to travel across the Cape Cod Canal. Due to the repairs being completed quicker than expected, the same team will begin work on...

  • shark Apr 20

    Cape Cod Group Considers Testing Buoy Made to Deter Sharks

    As the summer draws closer, a nonprofit dedicated to finding ways to make Cape Cod beaches safer is considering testing a new battery-powered buoy designed to deter sharks, a seasonal problem that often closes beaches and terrifies swimmers. Cape Cod Ocean Community was formed after Arthur Medici, 26, of Revere, was killed by a shark at Newcomb Hollow Beach in…

  • travel Apr 13

    Cape Cod Airstreams Tour

    Take a look inside AutoCamp’s Airstreams with ‘Luxe Life with Derek Z’.

  • vacation Apr 9

    Luxe Life: Luxury Airstreams You Can Rent on Cape Cod

    AutoCamp is situated on Cape Cod close to the shore, just a few minutes from both Falmouth and Woods Hole. Cozy, classic, and a little bit wild, find out for yourself why this spot is one of the best places for making timeless memories. Jason Brown of Blue Flag gives ‘Luxe Life with Derek’ Z a tour.

  • Cape Cod Apr 9

    Cape Cod Prepares for Robust Tourist Season Despite Spike in COVID Cases

    Cape Cod has been hit hard by the pandemic, with many businesses struggling economically amid another spike in COVID-19 cases driven by variants. “It’s been hard, a lot of prayer,” said Joe Giampietro, who owns Beth’s Bakery and Cafe in Sandwich along with his wife, Beth.  The Giampietros are not alone. The pandemic has profoundly impacted many businesses on...

  • Cape Cod Apr 9

    Cape Cod Businesses Prepare for Tourists Despite Spike in COVID Cases

    Officials on the Cape are working to prepare for a busy season, even amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the area.

  • Cape Cod Apr 8

    Variants Contributing to Anxiety on Cape Cod

    The springtime COVID-19 outbreak on Cape Cod “remains a deep and urgent worry” for officials in the region, particularly given the rising presence of more highly infectious variants across the country. One day after U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said the B.1.1.7 strain is now the “most common lineage” in the United States,...

  • Cape Cod Apr 6

    Mass. 3rd in US for Cases of Brazil COVID Variant, Vast Majority on Cape Cod

    Cape Cod is known for summer vacations, beaches, seafood, and ice cream — and now there’s springtime COVID concerns after a spike in the more contagious coronavirus variant first identified in Brazil. Massachusetts has 58 cases of the variant, known as P.1, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s the third highest total in the country....

  • p.1 variant Apr 6

    COVID Concerns on Cape as Variant Cases Spike

    Massachusetts has 58 cases of the variant, known as P.1, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s the third highest total in the country. Florida leads with 64, followed by Illinois with 59 cases. Of the Bay State’s 58 cases, a whopping 50 are in Barnstable County. There are four each in Essex and Middlesex counties.

  • coronavirus pandemic Apr 4

    Mass. Leads Nation in Cases of COVID-19 Variant

    Massachusetts has emerged as the leader in an unfortunate statistic related to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Boston Globe, Massachusetts now contains the most cases in the country of the so-called Brazil variant, or P.1, with 54 cases that stem mostly from a cluster on Cape Cod. Last week’s public health report showed that nearly half of Barnstable...

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