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Installation of 'Expedition Blue' waypoints underway on Cape Cod

CENTERVILLE – Installation of a network of permanent exhibits designed to showcase the past, present and future of the region’s “blue” or water-based economy is underway in 10 Cape Cod towns. Expedition Blue Waypoints are interpretive structures that include a responsive mobile website integrated with the network to inspire and...
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Two seriously injured in Falmouth rollover crash

FALMOUTH – Two people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash which left one car on its roof. The crash happened sometime before 8 PM on Nathan Ellis Highway (Route 151) at Doran Way. Firefighters had to extricate two people from the wreckage. At least one was transported to Falmouth Hospital under a trauma alert. Motorists were urged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes. Falmouth Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

Chatham and Orleans Outline Fourth of July Celebrations

CHATHAM – Celebrations to commemorate Independence Day in Chatham and Orleans have been outlined. Fireworks at Veterans Field in Chatham will be held on Thursday, July 1. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with activities before the fireworks begin at 9 p.m. On that following Saturday, July 3, the...

170-square-foot cottage selling for $350K on Cape Cod

PROVINCETOWN, MASS. (WHDH) - The housing market is hot right now and one tiny cottage is selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars on Cape Cod. A 170-square-foot studio cottage in Provincetown has been listed on Redfin for $350,000, which breaks down to $2,059 per square foot. The tiny home...

Mashpee Commons Expansion Takes Further Steps Towards Reality

MASHPEE – During a recent joint meeting between the Mashpee Select Board and the planning board, the Cape Cod Commission outlined the regional policy plan that will guide the creation of the Mashpee Commons expansion developmental agreement between the town, commission and property owners. “This is the first three-party agreement...

Falmouth Voters to Decide on Golf Course Solar Array

FALMOUTH – Falmouth’s special town meeting will ask voters to decide on 24 warrant articles, including a change in zoning that would allow a solar array on the Cape Cod Country Club golf course. The articles would authorize 135.5 acres of land currently being used as a golf course to...

'Define the process': Mashpee Commons expansion review outlined

MASHPEE — Cape Cod Commission laid out its role in the Mashpee Commons expansion project through a first-of-its-kind three-party agreement that will result in the development of 132 acres over the next quarter of a century. At a joint meeting Monday between the Mashpee Board of Selectmen and the Mashpee...
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Tufts Library to host Weymouth 400th anniversary lectures

WEYMOUTH — English merchant Thomas Weston is generally considered the founder of Weymouth. When he and a group colonists established the Wessagusset colony on Hunt’s Hill near King's Cove Park in 1622, the future Weymouth was born. Weston founded Wessagusset to boost commercial growth. He believed the colony should not...

Making our Cape towns livable, sustainable, affordable

Cape towns need to “commit to a fundamental reimagining of what we are willing to do,” Sen. Julian Cyr, D-Truro, is quoted in this paper a few days ago (June 18), “or we will not have year-round sustainable communities.”. At Wellfleet town meeting this Saturday, a big item will be...
Barnstable, MABarnstable Patriot

At Cape Wildlife Center: Becoming a wildlife rehabilitator

It is important to have a deep passion and respect for all wildlife in order to be a successful rehabber. eople often ask “Can I be a wildlife rehabilitator?” The short answer is “Yes, with some hard work.” There is a very specific process to become a wildlife rehabilitator in Massachusetts.
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Wareham’s Charming Old Red Farm Inn for Sale

For years, Wareham was known for its town slogan, "Gateway to Cape Cod.” However, the town decided to change the slogan in January of 2020. The new slogan is “It's Better Before the Bridges.” The purpose was to establish Wareham as a destination in and of itself, and not let it be known to the masses as the way to get to where you really want to go, which is the Cape.
Barnstable, MABarnstable Patriot

Happy Fourth of July!

Residents and visitors are invited to "Dancing in the Streets of Hyannis" as Barnstable celebrates Independence Day 2021 with a mile of Main Street activities. The following information will be updated next week and is available on the town's website. Town Manager Mark Ells has announced that Barnstable will work...