• coronavirus Jan 13

    A Cape Cod Post Office Has Been Deemed a COVID-19 Cluster

    The North Chatham Post Office has been deemed a COVID-19 cluster after four employees have tested positive for the virus within the last several days.

  • Cape Cod Dec 5, 2020

    Saved From Cape Cod's Cold, Rare Sea Turtles Getting Treatment

    A group of 30 endangered sea turtles are being treated for hypothermia and pneumonia in Louisiana after a sudden cold spell nearly froze them in New England waters, caretakers say. The Audubon Nature Institute’s Coastal Wildlife Network announced this week that it took in the reptiles at a New Orleans rehabilitation facility after they were brought on a rough ride…

  • Coast Guard Nov 29, 2020

    Investigation Into Sunken Fishing Boat Could Take Months

    An investigation into what caused a fishing boat carrying four Maine fishermen to sink off Cape Cod will likely take weeks or months, the Coast Guard said Friday. The boat sank off Provincetown on Monday when it was en route to Gloucester, Massachusetts. Members of the Maine fishing community have been raising money for the families of the men lost…

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    CT LIVE!: Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

    The Brewster resort is the winner of Boston Magazine’s “Best Hotel on Cape Cod” for the 4th year in a row.

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  • Decision 2020 Nov 4, 2020

    Man Charged With Assault for Allegedly Shoving Man With Trump Sign at Mass. Poll

    An altercation broke out at a Cape Cod polling place on Election Day, police said Tuesday, resulting in a man’s arrest. Bladen Tisdell, a 32-year-old from Cotuit, Massachusetts, faces charges of assault and battery on a person over 60 years old and disorderly conduct, according to the Barnstable Police Department. Officers were called to Osterville’s Precinct 5 polling place around…

  • Cape Cod Oct 26, 2020

    Tractor Trailer Fire Shuts Down Cape Cod Highway

    The westbound lane of Route 6 in Bourne, Massachusetts, was shut down Monday morning after a tractor trailer has caught on fire. The closure was near exit 2. The fire has been extinguished, and it appears that no one was injured, officials said.

  • Massachusetts Sep 13, 2020

    Stranded Dolphin Rescued on Cape Cod Beach

    A dolphin was stranded on a Cape Cod beach Saturday and needed to be rescued. The dolphin was stranded around noon in Eastham, Massachusetts. The International Fund for Animal Welfare rescued the dolphin and released it back into the water in Provincetown at Herring Cove Beach later in the day. Video from the scene showed the dolphin needed a little…

  • shark sighting Aug 9, 2020

    At Least 8 White Sharks Spotted Along Cape Cod Sunday

    At least eight great white sharks were spotted Sunday along Cape Cod, causing the closure of several beaches for part of the day. Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, was ordered closed to swimming until 2 p.m. following the detection of a great white shark by a real-time receiver, the Sharktivity App. Coast Guard Beach was closed to swimming from…

  • white shark Aug 3, 2020

    Multiple Shark Sightings Reported in Plymouth, on Cape Cod

    A Pennsylvania family vacationing on Cape Cod had a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Reigels spotted several sharks Saturday about a quarter mile off the coast of Nauset Beach in Eastham. “We said we wanted to see sharks and we actually saw about five, six great whites,” Lee Ann Reigel said. One shark even came up to the small boat, chartered with…

  • white shark Jul 28, 2020

    2 White Sharks Spotted at Nauset Beach; Swimmers Ordered From Water

    Two white sharks, also known as great white sharks, were seen off Nauset Beach on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Sharktivity App, temporarily closing the water for the second time in the day. Swimmers at the Cape Cod beach were ordered out of the water about 2 p.m., after the pair of sharks were sighted. They’ll be allowed back...

  • sharks Jul 24, 2020

    Shark Safety Ahead of A Busy Beach Weekend

    It’s that time of the year when shark sightings start to pick up around Cape Cod. While sightings and reports have been down compared to this time last year, that doesn’t mean they’re not in our local waters. “Sharks are here,” said Megan Winton, a Research Scientist for the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. “They’re still here even if you’re...

  • Sagamore Bridge Jul 22, 2020

    Truck Mangles Car on Sagamore Bridge; Driver, 86, Escapes With Minor Injuries

    A crash involving a car and truck Wednesday afternoon on the Sagamore Bridge in Bourne, Massachusetts, left the car partially crushed, but the 86-year-old driver walked away with minor bruises. Troopers responded to the crash on Route 6 eastbound at 11:38 a.m. where they said a Mercury Marquis was wedged beneath a Mack truck that belongs to a landscaping company…

  • Rescue Jul 21, 2020

    Teen Rescued After Sand Collapse on Cape Cod Beach

    A 15-year-old was buried up to her neck in sand when a dune collapsed on top of her on Cape Cod Monday. The teen was digging a hole in a dune on North Beach Island in Chatham when the area collapsed and came crashing on top of her around 5 p.m., according to the Chatham Fire Department. First responders found…

  • sharks Jul 6, 2020

    Shark Season Has Arrived: Swimmers Temporarily Ordered Out of Water in Plymouth, Truro

    Swimmers were ordered out of the water Sunday in Plymouth and at a Cape Cod beach after sharks were detected, as the number of shark sightings continues to climb as the summer progresses. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy said a white shark was spotted 20 yards off of Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro. Swimmers were ordered out of…

  • Cape Cod May 12, 2020

    ‘Disgusting': Ice Cream Shop Owner Says Customers Harassed Teen Employee

    A popular Cape Cod ice cream shop that reopened just in time for Mother’s Day weekend was forced to scale back to appointment-only, the owner says, after some customers refused to practice social distancing and harassed a teenage girl working at the company. Polar Cave Ice Cream in Mashpee, Massachusetts, is a Cape Cod classic, but it had been...

  • sharks Dec 13, 2019

    Sharks On the Shoreline: What Lies Beneath the Water?

    In recent years there has been an increase in shark sightings in New England. While beachgoers aren’t too happy to be sharing the waters with great whites, the rise in shark sightings is actually something of a success story, and it’s up to us to find a way to co-exist.

  • Massachusetts Sep 20, 2019

    Startling Photo Shows Shark Near Surfer Off Cape Cod Beach

    Environmental officials on Friday shared a startling photo of a white shark swimming close to a surfer off a popular Cape Cod beach.

  • forecast Sep 7, 2019

    Wind, Rain as Hurricane Dorian Brushes New England

    Strong winds gusted across Cape Cod, the Islands and parts of New England along with rain as the fringes of Hurricane Dorian passed over parts of the region early Saturday. Provincetown, the northern tip of the Cape, saw winds of up to 63 mph, while winds of 58 mph hit Welfleet, Massachusetts and Charlestown, Rhode Island. In Boston, 32 mph winds were recorded.

  • Connecticut Sep 6, 2019

    Rain This Afternoon and Evening

    Rain will be moving in later today, starting later this afternoon and continuing throughout the evening, and there will be gusty winds at time.

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    CT LIVE!: What's With All the Sharks on Cape Cod?

    Dave Sigworth from The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, explained why we’ve been seeing an increase.

  • Massachusetts Aug 23, 2019

    Sharks Seen Eating Seal, Breaching in Spate of Mass. Sightings Friday

    Sharks were sighted or detected at beaches on Cape Cod and at Plymouth, Massachusetts, Friday, one of them eating a seal just 25 feet from shore and another seen jumping out of the water. The great white shark seen eating the seal was a stone’s throw from shore about a quarter mile north of Nauset Public Beach in Orleans, the...

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