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2008-12-28 10:38:25

Cape Cod Stranding Network coordinator Sarah Herzig says 10 dolphins have been stranded on beaches in the Massachusetts region in recent days. Herzig said eight of the animals became stranded on beaches in the towns of Wellfleet and Brewster on Christmas Day, followed by two more dolphins on Wellfleet beaches a day later, the Cape Cod (Mass.) Times said Saturday. Three of the stranded dolphins died on the beaches, while a fourth was euthanized by rescuers. The remaining six dolphins were all...

2008-07-25 09:00:57

By IRIS FANGER JOYS OF SUMMER By day, Falmouth Academy rings with the voices of children at camp, but at night, the actors of the Cape Cod Theatre Project take over, at least for the next few weeks. Each summer for the past 13 seasons, an ever-changing troupe of young actors has camped out in Falmouth to present adventuresome, book-in-hand productions of plays that routinely go on to the stages of regional theaters across the country. Falmouth-area audiences do not seem to mind the...

2005-07-01 14:02:19

BOSTON (AP) -- Shellfish beds that closed because of an outbreak of toxic red tide algae were reopened in seven coastal communities Friday, just in time for the holiday weekend. State officials said recent tests show the algae bloom has receded and it is safe to fish and harvest certain species of shellfish in Duxbury, Plymouth, Kingston, Bourne, Wareham, Wellfleet and Chatham. The openings come more than a month after the worst red tide in 30 years began its spread through New England...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.