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Some bus trips between Woods Hole and the Boston area have been dropped or changed by Peter Pan Bus Lines, operator of what Cape and Islanders are used to calling the Bonanza bus service.
The final event of the jam-packed Holidays by the Sea weekend kept up with tradition as crowds packed both sides of Main Street to catch glimpses of the marching bands, floats and community groups stomping proudly along the route.
Hundreds of people turned out in Falmouth's Marine Park Saturday morning to greet "Seafaring Santa," who arrived by boat promptly at 11 a.m. After the jolly old elf made his way from the Quickwater to his seat in the harborfront park, a long line formed with children eager to give him their Christmas wishes.
Two wind turbines at a Falmouth, Massachusetts, municipal facility will have shorter operating hours following a decision by a state judge.
A 53-year-old New Bedford motorist was arrested on Homestead Lane early Wednesday morning on suspicion of what police said was her third OUI.
Cape Cod Charitable FunRaisers will host the opening of their Spectacle of Trees from 5 to 8 p.m. at the JFK Hyannis Museum, 397 Main St. The evening will feature complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, a wreath auction and two-for-one "tree-bucks" to support one of 16 charities with trees on display this year.
Falmouth will usher in the Christmas season with a Holidays by the Sea Weekend capped Sunday by the 50th annual production of what is billed as "the biggest small-town Christmas parade in all of southeast New England."
Tonight's Saint Petersburg Men's Ensemble Concert at John Wesley United Methodist Church, 270 Gifford St., is a one-time performance of Eastern and Western Liturgical compositions, Russian folk music and seasonal favorites.
A cherished holiday tradition returns to Woods Hole this Saturday: the Woods Hole Renaissance Fair , a free festival at the Community Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bronwen Prosser Armstrong posts on Patch: "Come find the perfect holiday gift made by a local artist, enjoy hearing the solstice singers and live musicians sing and play unique holiday ... (more)
Lawmakers waded back into a battle waged for years between environmentalists who want to shorten the permitting process for smaller wind energy projects and residents who say their health suffers from living near a turbine.
The answer to Falmouth's turbine turbulence may have more to do with honesty and clarity than the debate over the effects of the turbines' operation.
Enjoy a holiday celebration with Falmouth area's popular Charlie Jamieson Trio featuring vocalist Cerise Bynoe performing festive jazz favorites.