The Cape Flyer weekend service between South Station and Hyannis was originally going to end Labor Day weekend, but MBTA and Cape officials say it's proven popular enough to warrant the extra weekends:
The long awaited return of weekend rail service to Cape Cod has proven successful, attracting a total of 11,031 customers for the period from the beginning of service on Memorial Day weekend... Read more
A German magazine takes note of the MBTA's rebooted train service to Cape Cod, or, as it's called in German, Cape Cod.
Die Züge starten von der South Station in Boston und sind damit gut ans MBTA-Netz, den öffentlichen Nahverkehr der Hauptstadt, angebunden. Nach Zwischenhalt in Buzzards Bay erreicht der Zug nach zweieinhalb Stunden Hyannis auf Cape Cod.... Read more
After 25 years, weekend passenger service to the Cape will start in April, Wicked Local reports. Trains will include cars outfitted for bicycles.
Kaitlin Maud asks:
Going to PTown for a night. Should we drive or fast ferry?
Cape Cod Today harrumphs over evacuations and cancellations on the busy Labor Day Weekend:
Chatham officials urged evacuation due to possible flooding without apparently realizing the storm would hit there a low tide greatly reducing that possibility.
These decisions were made by the wrong people. As a chamber director say to me yesterday, "we have to take these decisions away from people who carry... Read more
Channel 5 reports the National Park Service is telling ravens on the Cape: Nevermore. Workers will build fake piping-plover nests in the Cape Cod National Seashore and fill them with hard-boiled chicken eggs laced with crowicide to kill the birds going after endangered plovers.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly reports on a federal judge's anger that prosecutors agreed to dismiss a marijuana-possession case against Atlantic blogger Andrew Sullivan, allegedly caught with pot at the Cape Cod National Seashore - where federal, not state laws apply.
The judge noted the feds were not seeking dismissals against several other, lesser known people who faced the same exact charges the same day... Read more
Channel 5 alerts us that at least one swimmer down on the Cape seemed determined to recreate the Jaws poster:
... "[The shark] sensed that swimmer in the water from a quarter of a mile away. And we all know that sharks have these extra-sensory ways of seeking their prey and this was visual proof to me," Breen said. ..
In other menacing news,... Read more
The Cape Cod Times chums things up:
She was 40 and known only as Genevieve, the Globe reports.
From the time I was a small child, I was taught to write thank you notes for kindnesses, memorize othersâ€™ birthdays and anniversaries, honor the dead, be organized and tidy and evolve into a social creature that takes the time to remember. I think I received my first box of stationery from my mother when I was five. I was reading by three, writing certainly... Read more