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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

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.

2005-07-01 14:02:19

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.