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54-foot whale known as 'Ladders' washes ashore on Cape Cod

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. - Researchers say a 54-foot fin whale that was found dead in Massachusetts was known to them for more than 30 years. The Cape Cod Times reports the whale that washed ashore in Provincetown on Tuesday had been given the nickname "Ladders" for the twin propeller scars near its dors

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-10-22 10:14:14

Chatham Elementary Students Create Giant Shark

CHATHAM – From the ground, it just looked like a bunch of blue dots on the otherwise green outfield of Veterans Field. But from 220 feet up in the air, the order of things comes into clear focus.


Car Versus Utility Pole in Yarmouth

From Yarmouth Firefighters L2122:Last night at approximately 7pm, Yarmouth Firefighters responded to Buck Island Road in the area of the Water Department for a report of a Motor Vehicle Accident involving power lines.On arrival, a single car was found to be on the guardrail and one telephone pole wi

CAPE COD TODAY - 2018-10-21 07:30:00


Pilgrim Hall Museum will host a month-long lecture series at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at 75 Court St. Attendees can learn the latest on Plymouth archeology, Wampanoag women’s history and South Shore witches. Lectures are held on Wednesday evening unless noted otherwise. The educational series is sponsor

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Knife-Wielding Suspect Shot by Police Dies From Injuries

Calabro, of Brockton, was first taken to Good Samaritan Hospital and then transported to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where he was later pronounced dead.

NECN - 2018-10-21 15:35:21

Police: Driver Killed After Crashing Into Tree

Neiman Marcus has released the 92nd edition of its Christmas Book and Fantasy Gifts. The 2018 edition features a solar yacht, a unique tennis experience and more.(Published Friday, Oct. 19, 2018)

NECN - 2018-10-21 14:01:07

Rain Cancels Hyannis Open Streets Event

HYANNIS – Due to inclement weather, Sunday’s Hyannis Open Streets has been canceled.The purpose of the event to spur local business and keep money in the community, but also to foster increased usage of self-powered transportation.The Hyannis Main Street Business Improvement District and Greater Hya

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-10-21 14:40:07

3 people stabbed at Foxwoods outlet mall

"We want to express our gratitude to our onsite first responders for their professionalism and rapid response, which effectively contained the incident and ensured safety and security for our guests, tenants, and employees. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved with or affected by thi

WPRI - 2018-10-21 10:11:22

Scenic Views Around Chatham’s Harbors

Bright blue skies, puffy clouds, and boats on the water…grab your cameras, find a great spot, start shooting &…Enjoy!


Power issues reported in Harwich

HARWICH– Power problems were reported late Saturday morning in Harwich. Eversource was reporting over 500 customers without power. Harwich Fire posted that there was half power in some areas of town and urged people not to use major appliances until the problem was fixed. Eversource crews are in the

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-10-20 16:39:36

Can You Help Falmouth Police Find this Dog's Home

From the Falmouth Police Department:Officer DePonte discovered this guy stumbling in and out of traffic on Rt. 151. Officer DePonte found him to have droopy and bloodshot eyes and noted that he was communicating as if he had a thick tongue.Based on the above information, he was taken into custody an

CAPE COD TODAY - 2018-10-20 18:26:00

Diehl Demands Warren Apology for Claims He Attended Rally Organized by ‘Hate Group’ in Bourne

“She may be mistaking me with another candidate in this race, which doesn’t surprise me since she doesn’t seem to be focused on Massachusetts or on this Senate race,” Diehl fired back before providing a checklist of his destinations on April 22.

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-10-20 20:50:54

Route 6A traffic slowed by crash in Brewster

BREWSTER– A noontime crash slowed traffic along Route 6A in Brewster. The crash happened at the intersection of Ellis Landing Road and involved three vehicles. Because Brewster ambulances were tied up, mutual aid from Eastham, Orleans, Chatham and Harwich responded to the scene. Several people were



The Young at Art Exhibit will showcase art work in all media by children 6-18 through Oct. 26 at the Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North St. as part of the 51st Annual Juried Art Festival. The exhibit will be viewable daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from noon to 4 p.m.


Fall River assault suspects arrested

Police identified the suspects as Shannon Smith, 36, and Adam Levesque, 38, both of Fall River.


Rear-end collision on Route 132 in Hyannis

– At about 12:15 PM Friday afternoon there was a two-vehicle crash in front of A J Marks jewelry store located at 973 Iyannough Road (Route 132) in Hyannis. A Chevy Cruze and a Toyota Rav4 had collided. One driver was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. The


Body of missing diver recovered off Nahant

The Coast Guard tells Boston 25 News that a call came in around 10 a.m. Saturday for an "overdue diver" roughly one mile south of Nahant. The captain of charter boat Keepah said the 37-year-old diver did not surface when expected. Search boats were launched, as well as air crews and the State Police

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-10-20 17:12:30

One injured in two-vehicle crash on Route 132 in Hyannis

Cape Wide News was created in 1998 by Provincetown native Tim Caldwell to provide public-safety, spot-news coverage on Cape Cod. This includes the negatives--crimes, crashes and fires--but also positive events such as department promotions and retirements, charity functions and any other activities


Twin Brothers charged in superseding indictment with additional drug and gun offenses

Dilon Smith, Denzel Smith in mugshots from Barnstable Police (2012, and 2017 respectively)


Shark-Related ‘Stop the Bleed’ Training Sessions Begin in Chatham

“We know from the incident that occurred off of Truro that the nurses on the beach that day and the bystanders that jumped into action to help really played a role in saving that individual’s life. We want to make sure that everyone who has interest, who is going to the beaches, can be trained in th