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Cape Cod beach remains closed in wake of shark attack

William Lytton, 61, from Scarsdale, New York, was bitten Wednesday by a shark at Longnook Beach in Truro. The beach is on the Atlantic Ocean side of the peninsula.

WCVB - 2018-08-18 14:20:00

Beach where man bit by shark closed to swimming indefinitely

Steve McFadden, 49, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., gazes at Long Nook Beach in Truro, Mass., on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Authorities closed the Cape Cod beach to swimmers after a man was attacked by a shark on Wednesday — the first attack on a person in Massachusetts since 2012.

DESERET NEWS - 2018-08-18 20:59:00

Strong storms bring flooding, lightning strikes to Outer Cape

PROVINCETOWN– Strong thunderstorms moved across the Outer Cape late Saturday afternoon. There were several reports of flooding, including the basement of the Provincetown Police Station. Street flooding was reported in Provincetown at Freeman and Bradford Streets as well as on Highland Road near Sho

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-08-18 21:25:39

Great White Shark Spotted Off Barnstable Harbor: Police

BARNSTABLE, MA – A great white shark sighting has been reported off Barnstable Harbor, police said Friday. Beachgoers at all northern beaches, including Sandy Neck and Millway, are urged to use caution.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 13:57:19

Cape Cod Woman Left Baby In Car While She Went To Casino: Police

YARMOUTH, MA – A Cape Cod woman was arrested this week for allegedly leaving her 3-month-old baby in a running car while she went to a casino. Halston Borglund, 26, of South Yarmouth, was charged with cruelty or neglect of a child by police in Lincoln, RI.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 17:20:50

Yarmouth Police Arrest Man for Second OUI, Other Offenses

On Thursday, August 16, at 2:38AM, Yarmouth Police Department Patrol Officer Ryan Murphy stopped a vehicle on Route 6A in Yarmouthport for erratic operation.

CAPE COD TODAY - 2018-08-17 09:38:00

Shop in the Park: Festival of the Arts in Chatham

Fine arts & crafts from local artists and from “over the bridge” artists are available this weekend at the 47th Festival of the Arts in Chatham…Paintings, pottery, wood/metal sculptures, quilts, jewelry, photography and much more…Check out these great items for your home or gifts….

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-08-17 22:01:04

Rt. 6 Traffic: 4-Car Crash Closes Road In Harwich

HARWICH, MA – Police are at the scene of a four-car crash on Rt. 6 in Harwich. The entire highway has been shut down at Exit 10.Injuries have been reported, according to state police.


Was a great white shark to blame for Cape Cod attack?

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CAPE COD SHARK BITE: Man bitten by shark off Longnook Beach in Truro

A 61-year-old man was bitten by a shark off Long Nook Beach in Truro on Wednesday, Robert Weinstein, the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen for the Town of Truro tells Boston 25 News.


Shark attacks seals feet away from beachgoers at Nauset Beach

“It took it down like 15 feet away from where we were sitting. You know, there was blood everywhere,” Wilson Radulski said. “Everyone was worried. The whole beach was standing up and watching this. It was a pretty intense moment.”


One injured in two-vehicle crash in Harwich

HARWICH– Approximately 7:30 AM Wednesday, Harwich Police and Fire-Rescue were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash with injuries at Pleasant Lake Avenue (Route 124) and Queen Anne Road. Upon arrival, rescuers found a Honda CR-V and Acura SUV had collided; both with fairly significant front end damage,


Cape Cod 'Violent Felon' Accused Of Assault On A Disabled Person

YARMOUTH, MA – Police in Yarmouth are seeking the public's help in finding a "convicted violent felon" accused of assaulting a disabled person. Bruce Opitz, 67, has a "wide-ranging" criminal record in Massachusetts, which includes charges on Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.


Shark attacks on humans 'terrifying as they are rare,' organization says

TRURO, Mass. —An organization that studies sharks says shark encounters in which people are injured like what happened off the coast of Cape Cod are as "terrifying as they are rare."AdvertisementRelated ContentMan suffers puncture wounds to torso, legs in rare shark attackThe Atlantic White Shark Co


Multi-car crash on Cape Cod's busiest highway

DENNIS, Mass. —Three victims were injured Wednesday morning after a multi-vehicle collision on Route 6, Massachusetts State Police said.Harwich Fire and Dennis Fire responded to the four-car accident. The crash occurred between the Depot St. Overpass and the Dennis town line.AdvertisementState polic


Officials ID victim in Cape Cod shark attack

TRURO, Mass. —Swimming will remain off-limits at a popular Cape Cod beach until at least the weekend after a man was attacked Wednesday by a shark in Truro.Sources tell WCVB a man was bitten by a shark at Longnook Beach in Truro. The beach is on the Atlantic Ocean side of the peninsula.Advertisement


Harbormaster: Man attacked by shark in water off Cape Cod

TRURO, MASS. (WHDH) - A swimmer in the water off Cape Cod was attacked by a shark late Wednesday afternoon and airlifted to a Boston hospital, officials said.


Orleans Man Win $1M with Scratch Ticket

ORLEANS – An Orleans man was the second winner of the Massachusetts State Lottery World Poker Tour $1 Million Hold ‘Em Poker instant win game.Wayne Murphy purchased the ticket at the 7-Eleven on Route 6A in Orleans.He chose a one-time payment of $650,000 and the store will also receive a $10,000 bon


Great white shark snatches fish hooked by teenager in Massachusetts waters

CHATHAM, Mass. —It wasn’t the catch this family was expecting fishing off Cape Cod.Tabatha Eldridge was on a fishing trip Saturday off Stone Horse Shoals when her 14-year-old son Timmy caught a striper.AdvertisementAs Timmy tried to reel in the fish, a great white shark breached just feet from their


$6M+ Barnstable Compound Hits The Market

BARNSTABLE, MA – This one-of-a-kind property on Rendezvous Lane is new to the Barnstable market. It sits on over three acres of land close to the village center and boasts five bedrooms, including an entire Master bedroom wing, a brand new kitchen and massive pool and patio space.View the full listi