• eat new england November 11, 2022 5:00 pm

    Tres Bien! This Out-of-the-Way Cafe Offers Tremendous French Food

    For many, Labor Day means one final visit to Cape Cod before putting away the swimsuits and beach chairs, but locals (and those in the know) see it in another way — the start of one of the best stretches of the year to be on this beautiful peninsula south of Boston. The Cape becomes even more special when the…

  • wellfleet November 11, 2022 5:01 pm

    PHOTOS: Pastries, Delicacies and More at Well

    At PB Boulangerie Bistro on Cape Cod, patrons are greeted with cases of baked goods, cheeses, drinks, sandwiches and more.

  • Native Americans May 28, 2022 10:01 am

    New England Seaside Towns Offer Free Beach Passes to Native Americans

    Seaside communities in New England are providing free beach access to Native Americans as the summer season kicks off this Memorial Day weekend. Officials in Narragansett, Rhode Island, earlier this month approved free seasonal beach passes for anyone with a valid identification card from the Narragansett Indian tribe. On Cape Cod in Massachusetts, the towns of Truro and Wellfleet are also...

  • surfing April 22, 2022 9:38 pm

    Maine Surfer Pulled From Ocean Off Cape Cod Dies

    A surfer who was hospitalized Wednesday after being pulled from the ocean off a Cape Cod beach has died, officials say. Wellfleet police said they received several 911 calls around 10:45 a.m. reporting a surfer attached to a surfboard who was face down at LeCount Hollow Beach. He had apparently fallen off his board and was unconscious. The first officer…

  • Boston Celtics March 23, 2022 7:36 am

    Green Ink: Confident Celtics Fan's Tattoo Raises Banner Before Playoffs Begin

    From the green wig to the four-leaf clover blazer, it’s easy to see Jack Bienvenue of Wellfleet, Massachusetts, bleeds Celtic green. But now, his emotions for the team are literally worn on his sleeve. Bienvenue got a tattoo of a mock 2022 Boston Celtics NBA Championship banner tattooed on his shoulder Monday. “Honestly a little nervous, but I truly do…

  • wellfleet January 23, 2022 9:41 am

    Authorities Investigate Fatal Cape Cod Car Crash

    A police investigation is underway following a fatal car crash in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. The crash occurred near Route 6 and Old Wharf Road on Saturday night. Authorities have not released details including the exact timing of the crash or who was involved, but say drivers should expect to see police activity in the area on Sunday morning as part of…

  • wellfleet November 22, 2021 8:52 am

    Heavy Fire Consumes RV on Cape Cod

    An RV burned down in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, early Sunday morning, fire officials said. No one was hurt by the flames that blazed from the 30-foot vehicle, according to the Wellfleet Fire Department. Firefighters were sent to Cassick Valley Road just before 3:30 a.m., when neighbors saw the blaze and called 911. Wellfleet firefighters found heavy flames coming from the unoccupied…

  • Cape Cod July 15, 2021 6:28 pm

    Wellfleet Battling ‘Vicious' Mosquito Boom

    Mosquitoes are nothing new in the summer, but they’re swarming Wellfleet, where residents say they’re dealing with a “horror story.”

  • wellfleet July 15, 2021 7:32 pm

    ‘Biblical' Mosquito Swarms Plague Town on Cape Cod

    A battle against mosquitoes is taking place in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, this summer. The Cape Cod Mosquito Control Project began applying larvicide to a large area of standing water between Duck Harbor and Bound Brook Island that has become a home for the pesky insects, as the Cape Cod Times first reported. Residents of Wellfleet say they are hesitant to even…

  • Cape Cod March 30, 2021 11:59 pm

    3 Stranded Dolphins Rescued on Cape Cod Beach

    Three dolphins were stranded on a Cape Cod beach Tuesday morning and needed to be rescued. The dolphins stranded around 7:30 a.m. at Chipman’s Cove in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Crews from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) were able to get the dolphins out of the water. They released them back into deeper water in Provincetown at Herring Cove...

  • wellfleet September 14, 2020 4:41 pm

    Cape Cod Man Digging in Yard Unearths 9 Live Military Explosives

    U.S. Navy bomb technicians were flown into Cape Cod this weekend to help dispose of nine live military-grade explosives that a homeowner discovered in his yard, fire officials said. The Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad was earlier called to the home in Wellfleet Saturday afternoon but their X-ray device wasn’t able to scan the unexploded ordnance, Wellfleet fire officials...

  • wellfleet September 6, 2020 6:26 pm

    Cape Cod Town Approves Memorial Bench for Shark Attack Victim

    Officials in a Cape Cod town have approved the installation of a memorial bench to honor a man killed in a shark attack two years ago. The Wellfleet Select Board recently voted unanimously to install the bench in memory of Arthur Medici, 26, at Newcomb Hollow Beach, the Cape Cod Times reports. Medici, who lived in Revere, was attacked by…

  • Arthur Medici September 6, 2020 6:13 pm

    Wellfleet Approves Memorial for Shark Attack Victim

    The Wellfleet Select Board recently voted unanimously to install the bench in memory of Arthur Medici at Newcomb Hollow Beach, the Cape Cod Times reported.

  • Cape Cod August 24, 2020 11:27 pm

    ‘Black Lives Matter' Signs Vandalized at Cape Cod Homes

    Police on Cape Cod are investigating after two “Black Lives Matter” signs were vandalized. Signs were spray-painted last week on West Road and Old Truro Road in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, police announced Monday. Both signs were set up at the edge of the road. The vandalism in each case was discovered the day after it happened, police said. “The Wellfleet Police…

  • sharks August 7, 2020 5:04 am

    5 Cape Cod Beaches Closed to Swimming Due to Shark Sightings

    Swimmers were ordered out of the water at several Cape Cod beaches on Thursday morning due to shark sightings. According to the Sharktivity app, Nauset Public Beach in Orleans, Lecount Hollow Beach and Maguire Landing Beach in Wellfleet, Coast Guard Beach in Truro and Eastham and Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro were closed to swimming for an hour…

  • Cape Cod August 1, 2020 6:10 pm

    Confirmed Shark Sightings Near Newcomb Hollow Beach

    There were at least two confirmed shark sightings Saturday at the beach in Wellfleet.

  • Massachusetts September 1, 2019 9:35 pm

    Five Shark Sightings on Mass. Beaches

    A total of five great white sharks were spotted off Massachusetts beaches Sunday.

  • Massachusetts August 9, 2019 1:34 pm

    New Buoy Off Cape Cod Provides Real-Time Shark Alerts for First Time

    For the first time ever, Cape Cod beaches are receiving real-time alerts when sharks approach. The new buoy is located off of Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, where a man was killed by a white shark last year. Any time a tagged shark swims by the buoy, beach managers get an alert, triggering a swimming ban for one hour.

  • Massachusetts August 7, 2019 5:48 pm

    How Are Male and Female Sharks Different?

    This week’s episode of Shark Tales includes some fun facts about shark diets, safety lessons and what you should NOT do if you catch a shark.

  • Cape Cod August 4, 2019 11:39 pm

    Five Shark Sightings in Cape Cod

    Five Shark Sightings in Cape Cod

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