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Provincetown native Donald MacMillan (1874-1970)

Donald MacMillan, Provincetown’s Heroic Explorer

By Mary Grauerholz | April 27, 2016

Remembering the man for whom MacMillan Pier is named MacMillan Pier (or Wharf) in Provincetown, home of one of the world’s natural deep-water harbors, is a familiar landmark to Cape…

The Changing Shape of Sandy Neck Beach Park, Barnstable & Sandwich

By Christopher Setterlund | April 25, 2016

Editor’s note: This is the 8th in a series of articles covering the region’s dramatically changing coastline. Click here to see all of the articles. Sandy Neck Beach Park encompasses…

Great Island Trail, Welfleet

Get out there, hit the road and explore!

By Nancy White | April 25, 2016

Enjoy some fresh air and exercise on a scenic Cape and Islands day trip Day trips can arise spontaneously or are planned—and anticipated—weeks in advance; both scenarios offer opportunities to…

Craigville Beach in Centerville, MA

Memories of my first love: Craigville Beach

By Meredith Schulman | April 25, 2016

For a brief time in my life, Craigville Beach was synonymous with “Cape Cod.” Little did I know that eventually the area would become a lifelong touchstone. Perhaps they were…

Photo portfolio: The light of spring

By Robert Manz | March 23, 2016

A collection of Robert Manz’s springtime photography   Photo Gallery [foogallery id=”29503″]

This is a crunching, munching cleanup crew!

By Haley Cote | March 14, 2016

Centerville’s “GOat Green Cape Cod” offers a one-of-a-kind landscape service There is no shortage of animal life at the Centerville home of Stacey Greaves. With 26 chickens, four ducks, three…

The Changing Shape of Popponesset Beach, Mashpee

By Christopher Setterlund | March 14, 2016

Editor’s note: This is the 7th in a series of articles covering the region’s dramatically changing coastline. Click here to see all of the articles. Located in southeastern Mashpee, Popponesset…

The Changing Shape of the Cape & Islands: An introduction to our series

By Matthew J. Gill | March 14, 2016

Editor’s note: Our April 2016 issue reintroduced The Changing Shape of the Cape & Islands series to our readers after a successful run in 2015. Click here to see all…

Inspiration, joy and a whole lot of color

By Lilly Lowe | March 14, 2016

Falmouth resident reaps a bounty of rewards from his backyard garden Meandering through Dave Lynch’s luscious gardens in midsummer is a delight to both eyes and nose. Outside Lynch’s Falmouth…

Cape Cod is "Coyote country"

By Melissa Manderson | March 14, 2016

Once foreign to the area, this wildly resourceful animal can now be found across the peninsula Amy Blake moved to Cape Cod from a small town in Ohio in the…

Nantucket – 2016 island profile

By Caitlyn McGuire | February 4, 2016

Many visitors to Nantucket feel that when they step off the ferry, they are taking a step back into history. And with good reason! The cobblestones lining the roads downtown…

Martha’s Vineyard – 2016 island profile

By Caitlyn McGuire | February 4, 2016

A mecca for tourists, a retreat for presidents and the home of Island Alpaca, The Black Dog and Jaws—the 1974 thriller was famously filmed here—Martha’s Vineyard is a short ferry…

Provincetown – 2016 town profile

By Caitlyn McGuire | February 4, 2016

Located on Cape Cod’s outermost tip, Provincetown is a vibrant community with a fascinating history, a colorful arts scene and some great shops, restaurants and beaches. The town is famous…

Highland Light, Truro

Truro – 2016 town profile

By Caitlyn McGuire | February 4, 2016

 If you’re looking for peace and quiet, you have come to the right place. More than half of the land in Truro lies within the Cape Cod National Seashore and,…

Wellfleet – 2016 town profile

By Caitlyn McGuire | February 4, 2016

There are several common threads running through Wellfleet. First, the Outer Cape town offers a thriving scene for the arts with many galleries and popular venues for both theater and…

Eastham – 2016 town profile

By Caitlyn McGuire | February 4, 2016

 The town of Eastham—located on the “forearm” of the Cape Cod peninsula—has a fascinating history and over the years has been a community where fishing, farming and creative expression have…

Orleans: 2016 town profile

By Caitlyn McGuire | February 4, 2016

Beautiful, classy, historic and relaxing: these are some of the terms that come to mind when pondering the town of Orleans. Whether you’re taking in the sunset at Rock Harbor,…

Chatham: 2016 town profile

By Caitlyn McGuire | February 4, 2016

Tucked in Cape Cod’s southeastern corner, Chatham is a popular spot for many reasons: from stunning scenery and great locally caught seafood to a charming downtown area and the luxurious…

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