• podcast September 22, 2022 9:36 am

    Listen To This: Welcome To Provincetown

    Sue O’Connell chats with Mitra Kaboli, host of the “Welcome To Provincetown” podcast.

  • dolphins August 15, 2022 4:50 pm

    2 Stranded Dolphins Released Off Cape Cod, Making 6 in Last Week

    After two dolphins became stranded in waters off Cape Cod Monday, rescuers took part in the fifth and sixth releases in about four days. The International Fund for Animal Welfare said the dolphins were in just one to two feet of water at Point of Rocks in Brewster, Massachusetts, when they were found Monday morning. A person on the beach…

  • Provincetown August 12, 2022 11:23 am

    Ongoing Sewer Emergency in Provincetown

    Saturday marks the start of Carnival Week, which is full of festivities. Town leaders are hoping everything will be fixed in time.

  • Provincetown August 12, 2022 7:51 pm

    Provincetown Sewer System Restored; Officials to Monitor Overnight

    The central vacuum sewer system in downtown Provincetown has been restored for its residents after town leaders announced a sewer emergency on Thursday, but restaurants and businesses have been asked to wait until at least Saturday morning to reopen. Finding a restaurant — or even a bathroom — on Provincetown’s busy Commercial Street was practically impossible Friday now as the…

  • Provincetown August 12, 2022 7:57 am

    Sewer Emergency Continues in Provincetown

    Provincetown continues to deal with a major sewer emergency which has shut down many restaurants ahead of one of the busiest weekends of the summer.

  • Provincetown August 11, 2022 8:55 pm

    Sewer Emergency in Provincetown: New Water Restrictions, Restaurants Shut Down

    A sewer emergency is in place in Provincetown, Massachusetts, requiring many of the popular tourist location’s restaurants to close. Some residents were asked to refrain from flushing their toilets or showering except when necessary, and public restrooms were being replaced with port-a-potties. Any food or restaurant business that is using its vacuum sewer system must immediately close, the town...

  • monkeypox July 18, 2022 11:25 pm

    Mass. Expands Monkeypox Vaccination Locations Outside of Boston, Provincetown

    After a jump in monkeypox cases, Massachusetts is nearly tripling the number of locations where the vaccine is being given out, bracing for an influx of appointments. About 50 people have so far been diagnosed with the rare virus in Massachusetts. A monkeypox outbreak is spreading across the world; it hasn’t been tied to any deaths, but it can be…

  • Cape Cod July 12, 2022 4:26 pm

    ‘Helltown': New Book Delves Into Cape Cod Murder Spree

    Join Cory Smith for a chat with author Casey Sherman about his newest book, “Helltown: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer on Cape Cod.” The book launches today and tells the story, almost lost to history, of the grisly serial murders in Provincetown in 1969 and the mission of the famous writers Norman Mailer and Kurt Vonnegut to share it.

  • monkeypox July 7, 2022 6:58 pm

    Monkeypox Vaccinations Have Begun in Mass.: Here's How to Get One

    Monkeypox vaccines are being offered at four clinics across Massachusetts, though not just anyone will be able to get one right away. There are eligibility requirements set up by the state’s Department of Public Health that limit who can get vaccinated, at least for now. The first vaccines became available in Massachusetts this week; people in New York City...

  • Cape Cod July 6, 2022 7:46 pm

    Amid Cape Cod's Busy Tourist Season, Concern Growing Over Spread of Monkeypox

    With summertime in full swing on Cape Cod, there’s growing concern about the spread of monkeypox. “Biggest concern right now is making people aware that anybody can catch this disease,” said Maurice Melchiono, a public health nurse for the Barnstable County Health Department. Barnstable County is closely watching the spread of monkeypox — or MPV as it’s known. The...

  • sharks July 1, 2022 2:58 pm

    WATCH: Shark Spotted by State Police Helicopter Off Cape Cod

    It’s shark season on Cape Cod, and even the Massachusetts State Police are getting in on the action. A police helicopter went out on shark patrol this week, bringing along New England Aquarium scientist John Chisholm, and they spotted a shark about 50 yards from Provincetown’s Race Point Beach, officials said. The animal was near a group of seals...

  • Emmy Rose January 8, 2022 2:21 pm

    Families of Crew From Fishing Vessel That Sank Off Cape Cod Get Nearly $1M

    A judge has awarded nearly $1 million in damages to the families of four fishermen who died when their boat mysteriously sank off Massachusetts in 2020. The 82-foot Portland, Maine-based Emmy Rose went down early Nov. 23, 2020, as it was heading to port after a seven-day fishing trip, the National Transportation Safety Board said. Authorities had previously said it…

  • coronavirus December 21, 2021 1:24 am

    Provincetown Reissues Mask Mandate, Proof of Vaccination Required for Certain Indoor Spaces

    Provincetown, the popular tourist destination on the tip of Cape Cod, has reissued its mask mandate, more than three months after it downgraded it to an advisory. The indoor mask mandate was originally instituted on July 25 after a unanimous vote by the Board of Selectmen and Health Board in order to quickly address growing health concerns over the Cape…

  • Cape Cod September 29, 2021 5:52 pm

    New Details Released in Provincetown Small Plane Crash That Injured 7

    The small plane that crashed in Provincetown this month, seriously injuring all seven people on board, crashed after appearing to abort a landing at the airport of the Massachusetts tourist destination, according to a new report from federal investigators. Cape Air Flight 2072 had been flying from Boston Logan International Airport with seven people on board — six passengers and…

  • plane crash September 10, 2021 7:42 am

    7 Injured in Cape Air Plane Crash Near Provincetown

    A plane crash with seven people on board in Provincetown, Massachusetts, was likely caused by the weather, officials said.

  • Cape Cod September 10, 2021 8:26 am

    Weather Likely to Blame for Provincetown Plane Crash

    A plane crash with seven people on board in Provincetown, Massachusetts, was likely caused by the weather, officials said. No one was killed in the crash at Provincetown Airport, which involved a Cape Air flight, according to Town Manager Alex Morse, who said weather conditions “caused an issue with the landing.” Cape Air confirmed the crash of Flight 2072, saying…

  • plane crash September 9, 2021 5:10 pm

    Small Plane Crashes at Provincetown Airport

    A small plane crashed in Provincetown Thursday, going off the runway when trying to land. No one was dead, the town manager said.

  • Cape Cod September 10, 2021 12:54 am

    Plane From Boston With 7 on Board Crashes in Provincetown

    A plane carrying seven people crashed in Provincetown, Massachusetts, officials said Thursday. No one was killed in the crash at Provincetown Airport, which involved a Cape Air flight, according to Town Manager Alex Morse, who said weather conditions “caused an issue with the landing.” Cape Air confirmed the crash of Flight 2072, saying that the plane had been flying from…

  • coronavirus September 1, 2021 1:46 am

    Provincetown Drops Mask Mandate

    Provincetown, the popular tourist destination on the tip of Cape Cod, has downgraded its mask mandate to an advisory over a month after a major outbreak of COVID. The indoor mask mandate was instituted on July 25 after a unanimous vote by the Board of Selectmen and Health Board in order to quickly address growing health concerns over the Cape…

  • Provincetown August 31, 2021 11:20 pm

    Provincetown Downgrades Mask Mandate to Advisory

    The indoor mask mandate is being replaced with an advisory.

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