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Ice Chunks Taller Than People Washed Up On The Shores Of Cape Cod

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.12.2015 | Green

It's no secret that Massachusetts had an intense winter. But now, with the snow finally melting, gigantic chunks of ice have washed up on the shores o...

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day -- on Cape Cod

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

On March 17, everyone is Irish. In my case, with ancestors coming from County Down, that's even more true. So when I heard last year that the charming Cape Cod town of Falmouth was turning itself into O'Falmouth Village and partying its little green heart out to celebrate Ireland's patron saint, I decided to check it out.

My Second Love

Lynda Freeman | Posted 03.17.2015 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

In spite of our best intentions, love has a way of coming round again. Here is such a story.

Worthless, Impossible and Stupid

Sea to Table | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Sea to Table

Daniel Isenberg has made a career of studying entrepreneurship. His book Worthless, Impossible and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Ca...

Offshore Winds Soon to Power Cape Cod: Part 3

Stacy Clark | Posted 02.04.2015 | Green
Stacy Clark

Part 2 of this three-part series concerning America's first offshore wind farm was an October interview with Cape Wind's Communications Director Mark Rodgers. Rodgers recently recalled the significance of Massachusetts's original windmills to the early economy of Cape Cod:

"The Inn Crowd"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.31.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If I can afford to retire when I am eligible in five years -- I took a vow of poverty when I went into journalism, so I may be working posthumously -- I'd like to be an innkeeper.

The 10 Coziest New England Inns For Fall

Oyster | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you're conjuring up images of historic mansions, elegant antiques, thick oriental rugs, and cozy fireplaces for those crisp fall nights -- well, you're right on the money.

Offshore Winds Soon to Power Cape Cod: Part 2

Stacy Clark | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Stacy Clark

Cape Wind Communications Director Mark Rodgers reflects on the leadership required to move the project from drawing board to construction. He explains how the un-calculated or "external" costs of polluting sources of energy have inspired communities to support renewable sources of power.

Why Cape Cod is Best in Autumn!

Lisa Lubin | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel
Lisa Lubin

We all know charming Cape Cod as the idyllic summer getaway. But come autumn, the crowds thin out, the locals return, all the beaches are free, the fall colors reflect off the gorgeous waters...and much of seafood is at its prime!

Offshore Winds Soon to Power Cape Cod: Part I

Stacy Clark | Posted 11.29.2014 | Green
Stacy Clark

With such an abundance of inexhaustible, clean power just waiting to be tapped, why has the U.S. delayed its development of offshore wind power?

2 Skydivers Die After Crashing Into Building

AP | Posted 09.29.2014 | Crime

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say two skydivers have died after crashing into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod. Barns...

Missing Afghan Soldiers Apprehended Trying To Cross Border Into Canada

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

Three Afghan soldiers who disappeared while on a training exercise in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, were apprehended Monday after trying to cross the borde...

From Walden Pond to Wilderness: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

Despite the success of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, America is not benefiting from its full potential. The law allows for $900 million to be used each year. Only rarely have annual funding levels approached that amount despite it being only a fraction of the billions oil companies pay in in royalties.

Surf's Up! 8 Top Destinations for Riding the Waves

Oyster | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're a total pro or a complete amateur, there's nothing quite like the rush of surfing.

Shark Sightings Off Cape Cod Bring Huge Tourism Boost

AP | By RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 09.20.2014 | Green

CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet....

College Students Provide Update to Their "50 States in 50 Days" Travel Adventure

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.21.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

In mid-May I introduced, Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, the traveling filmmakers from Stephens College. On schedule (more or less) and already ha...

Town of Chatham and Its Shopping Gem

Shoptiques | Posted 08.22.2014 | Small Business
Shoptiques

While strolling down Chatham's charming cobblestone-clad Main Street, stumbling upon Sundance Clothing Co is completely inevitable.

A Tick Bite, an Illness and Questionable Diagnostic Tests

Beth Daley | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Daley

There are thousands of truly sick people who are convinced that they have a chronic form of Lyme. But many of them receive a diagnosis based on unvalidated tests that have never fully been proven to show they correctly identify the disease.

Headless Body Found On Cape Cod Beach

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.09.2014 | Crime

A headless, limbless body was found wrapped in a duffle bag on a quiet Cape Cod beach, police say. Investigators in Sandwich, Massachusetts, say a ...

Romantic Weekend Getaways: Top 7 Hotels in the U.S. for Romance

Oyster | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Oyster

When you're in the mood for love but only have a few days to spare, a weekend getaway -- in a destination that won't take all weekend to get to -- is just what you need.

Cape Cod Warns Residents After Uptick In Shark Sightings

AP | Posted 07.05.2014 | Green

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A new brochure being distributed on Cape Cod warning people about the possibility of sharks has some people wondering if it...

Your East Coast Summer Sorted

Jetsetter.com | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

As East Coast city dwellers prepare for their seasonal exodus to the beaches of Maine, Massachusetts and more, we share the lowdown on five quintessential summer escapes.

Just Say No to Illegal Pirate Fish: Support Sustainable Seafood

Sea to Table | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Sea to Table

It is a sad state of affairs that 91 percent of all seafood consumed in the U.S. is imported, with more than half of that farmed, often in dubious conditions.

7 Super Family-Friendly Beaches in the U.S.

Oyster | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you have babies in tow or water-winged toddlers, these seven U.S. beaches are our top picks for a family-friendly visit.

Compelling New Children's Book With Autistic Heroine

Henry Miller | Posted 06.02.2014 | Books
Henry Miller

Acclaimed children's book author Sara Hoagland Hunter has written a captivating and compelling new book with an unusual twist -- its heroine is autistic.