• sharks June 6, 2022 2:02 pm

    Here's How Many Sharks Have Been Spotted Off Cape Cod Already This Year

    Typically, sharks don’t return to the waters off Cape Cod and the Islands until mid-June. But shark season got off to an early start this year, as about a dozen have already been spotted off the Massachusetts coast. The first confirmed sighting was on Sunday, May 29. A great white shark was spotted near the Great Point Lighthouse on Nantucket….

  • white shark May 30, 2022 10:10 am

    Massachusetts' 1st White Shark of the Season Spotted Off Nantucket

    Sharks have started to return to the Cape and Islands for the summer. Massachusetts’ first white shark sighting of the season was confirmed Monday, Memorial Day, by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. The animal, also known as the great white shark, was spotted near the Great Point Lighthouse on Nantucket on Sunday. The conservancy’s Twitter page shared a local’s...

  • white shark August 2, 2020 9:53 pm

    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 July 28, 2020 2:20 pm

    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...

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