Whether you are looking for a beach getaway, a second home, or a retirement property, the Cape has single-family homes, condos, and vacation properties galore.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
All are invited to attend the Interfaith Prayer Service tonight at 7pm at the United Methodist Church in Osterville.
Osterville: Where: United Methodist Church, 57 Pond St. When: 7 p.m. tonight What: Interfaith prayer service and our door will be open to all If you know of any vigils or prayer services for the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings, please post them in the comments section.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Forty-six endangered sea turtles rescued off of Cape Cod last fall in a record-smashing stranding season are now ready for release in northeast Florida late Sunday morning.
The following was provided by the National Marine Life Center. These sea turtles are the last group of the record 242 sea turtles that washed up on Massachusetts’s beaches due to hypothermia last November and December. Cold-stunned sea turtles strand in the late fall on Cape Cod. Early Saturday morning the National Marine Life Center (NMLC) in Buzzards Bay prepared four charcoal-colored Kemp’s ridleys for an hour and a half ride north to Quincy. There, they joined twenty-eight more from the Aquarium’s sea turtle hospital to begin the Sea Turtle Trek’s long drive south. The Sea Turtle Trek will give the turtles to officials from Florida Fish & Wildlife that Sunday morning. The group will select a release beach in the region, and forty-…
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Cape restaurants will battle it out to prove they have the best bloody mary to raise money for autism awareness.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
This month several Patch readers reported coyote sightings, we tell you what to do if you see one and how to keep your pets safe.
Charlie Lewis, the Senior Animal Control Officer for the Town of Barnstable, said coyote populations grow when there is an abundance of food. While coyote populations are in a downward trend right now, it’s breeding season and that could soon change. “Coyote pups are born in April or May so June is the time we generally receive more sighting and complaints,” Lewis said. Owners should avoid feeding any animals outside and bird feeders should have spill shields so any seed spilled out is caught before it hits the ground. Food sitting outside is a draw for mice, moles, chipmunks and others which then themselves are a draw for coyotes. Lewis said owners should never allow their pets to roam free. “I encourage owners to limit dusk to dawn tie…
Monday, March 25, 2013
When most people think of surfing, they imagine the crashing waves of California, Hawaii, or Australia. But New Englanders who don’t have the time or means to travel to far-flung destinations can get their surfing fix in their own back yard – right here o
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Cape Cod's hospitals excel in different areas of emergency care. See how they stack up against each other.
Anyone who's gone to the ER knows it can take a while before you get back home. The chart above compares various emergency room wait times on Cape Cod. The data used comes from the center for Medicare & Medicaid Center's Hospital Compare web site. Learn more about the Medicare data used in this chart. Barnstable-Hyannis Patch: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates
Friday, February 22, 2013
Eight endangered right whales have been spotted recently in the waters around Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket and mariners are being asked to slow down for the marine mammals' safety.
Once the prey of Martha's Vineyard whalers whose owners' homes still stand today, right whales have remained an endangered species long after the American whaling industry shut down. There may be as few as 400 right whales remaining on the planet, and eight of them have been seen near Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket in recent days, according to NOAA. "The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a voluntary vessel speed reduction zone until March 1, asking mariners to avoid the area or travel through at less than 10 knots," in an effort to protect the whales from shipstrikes, writes Boston Globe reporter Billy Baker. For more about right whales, please see: Have you ever spotted right whales in Cape and Islands waters? …
Some areas of Massachusetts could see another foot of snow this weekend, but forecasters are predicting only 1 to 3 inches on the Cape.
Once again, the snow is melting. But once again, don't put the shovels away. Because once again, the weekend is bringing us more snow. A new snowstorm is headed towards the Bay State Saturday and Sunday, and some areas could see up to 12 inches of new snow before it's done. On his blog, WHDH meteorologist Pete Bouchard is calling for light rain along the coast Saturday with snow inland and snow everywhere by Sunday morning. Bouchard is predicting accumulations of 1 to 3 inches on the Cape. There could also be a chance for coastal flooding in some areas.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Cape Democrats will welcome Rep. Ed Markey this Saturday as he kicks off his grassroots campaign on Cape Cod.