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Cape Tourism Steady in 2019; Rentals and Surfing Shaky

13 September 2019 — EASTHAM, MA – While Cape Cod didn’t seem to see a significant decrease in tourism overall this summer, changes in the Cape landscape presented some industries with newfound challenges. A new lodging tax hamstrung homeowners looking to attract rentals and the increase in great white sharks damaged businesses catering to surfers. […]

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Windmill Weekend in 60 Seconds

10 September 2019 – EASTHAM, MA – Take the quick 60 second tour of this year’s annual Windmill Weekend, which just escaped the rains of Hurricane Dorian.  

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Deadly Mosquito Virus Arrives on Cape

6 September 2019 – WELLFLEET, MA – A new set of jaws threatens the region – one carried on the tiny little wings of mosquitos. Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has now been confirmed in Truro, Wellfleet, and Falmouth mosquito traps  

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Excitement, Disappointment as 263 Vie for 65 Housing Slots in Lottery

06 September 2019 -EASTHAM, MA – Village at Nauset Green Developer Pennrose held a lottery at the Eastham Elk’s Club to set the priority order of the 263 households applying for its 65 new housing units. The first 65 picked get first dibs (after an interview and background checks) when the building open this fall […]

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Shark Ambassadors seek to improve beach awareness — WCAI

Shark sightings on the Outer Cape have been keeping beachgoers on edge in recent weeks. To help people better understand what’s out there, and how to swim safely, the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy has created a new program, putting what they call “Shark Ambassadors” out on beaches.  Standing at the top of the stairs at […]

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WHOOs Connecting Art and Wildlife

19 July 2019 – ORLEANS, MA – The creative community joined nature enthusiasts at a benefit for Wild Care at Addison Art Gallery, featuring stern owls and furry babies.  

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Portraits of Cape Artists: Julie Tremblay

 

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Making a safe Vacation for Furry Friends

10 July 2019 – BREWSTER, MA – Fido and Fluffy might have some different ideas about vacation planning. The Animal Rescue League share some tips for making sure their summer is a good as yours.    

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Towns Swim Together for Beach Safety

02 July 2019 – WELLFLEET, MA – It may have taken a shark crisis to bring them together, but in a press conference this week six Lower Cape towns and the National Seashore shared their very real success in following a collaborative path to launch a range of tools for beach safety and all around […]

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Eastham Celebrates the Arts at Annual Festival

19 June 2019 – EASTHAM, MA – Blustery winds and cloudy skies didn’t stop Eastham residents and visitors from enjoying the annual Hands On the Arts Festival. The event celebrates local art and features plenty of activities for kids to embrace their creativity.

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