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Orleans, Massachusetts is located in Barnstable County. Zip codes in Orleans, MA include 02653. The median home price in Orleans is $689,000 which is roughly $311/per square foot. More Orleans information.

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19 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

The third great white shark of the summer was tagged late this morning by researchers off Chatham.

The shark, estimated at about 13-14 feet in length, was tagged at 11 a.m. by state Division of Marine Fisheries shark researcher Greg Skomal.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Dinner fundraiser slated for Wild Care Inc.

A Lower Cape wild animal rescue and rehabilitation center will celebrate its 20th year in existence during a dinner Sept.

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Cape Cod Times

Surveyors will be mapping Orleans sites

Town officials have announced that a surveying and mapping firm will be working through Nov. 30 in downtown Orleans to collect information needed to identify and map utilities, wetlands and public infrastructure.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Shark sighting off South Beach prompts swimming warning

Town harbor officials posted "No Swimming" signs Friday on remote parts of South Beach after a 12- to 14-foot shark was sighted Thursday in protected waters near there.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Utility survey to be conducted in Orleans

Town officials have announced that a surveying and mapping firm will be working through Nov. 30 in downtown Orleans to collect information needed to identify and map utilities, wetlands and public infrastructure.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Boston.com

Shark spotted off South Beach in Chatham

A great white shark like this one in the Pacific was spotted off Chatham, according to dramatic video posted to the Facebook page of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

My Grandparents

I'm touring throughout New England these days, screening my new film, "Northern Borders," and it will play two local dates next week - Monday, August 25th at the Chesterfield Town Hall and Tuesday, August 26th at the Walpole Town Hall.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Great White researchers hone in on 'Shark Cove'

Researchers call it Shark Cove, a slender slip of sand that dangles like an overstretched strand of taffy from the northern portion of the Monomoy islands, connecting them with the fat teardrop of land known as South Monomoy.

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Cape Cod Times

'Beston's Cape Cod' Class Back for Fall Session

My presentation, Henry Beston's Cape Cod, was expanded to a class for the summer session of Nauset Community Education .

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Battle of Orleans reenactment impresses crowd

The re-enacted Battle of Rock Harbor at Eldredge Field was over in about 20 minutes Saturday.

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Cape Cod Times

Route 6 crash causes massive traffic backup

Traffic on Route 6 is at a standstill following a serious two-car accident near Wendon Way, according to Wellfleet police.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Shealey found competent to stand trial in fatal '13 Chatham crash

The 32-year-old Cambridge man is charged with running down and killing Albert Della Malva - a 62-year-old Orleans man who was waiting for a bus - while fleeing police July 13, 2013.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Lend your ears to Elements' Julius Caesar

Shakespeare's tragic play Julius Caesar purportedly was the Bard's first at his famed London Globe Theater in 1599.

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WGBH

Homegrown Raspberries Make Top Notch Shortbread

Elinor Arsenault grew up baking in the small town of Royalton, Massachusetts, where a good portion of the population was Finnish.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Brush fire damages watercraft in Orleans

A brush fire Monday consumed two kayaks and a paddleboard but never posed a threat to any building, Orleans fire Capt.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Local historians explore Cape's lesser known stories

Cape Cod may be known for its sunny beaches and array of ice creams, but it also has a long and deep history filled with episodes of violence and war.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Things to do this week on Cape Cod

Cardboard and water don't usually go together - or at least go together well -- but Cape Cod Viking Real Estate & Sundancer's Restaurant are presenting the 10th annual Viking 200 Cardboard Boat Challenge at 10 a.m. Sunday at the restaurant in West Dennis.

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CTNow.com

Readers Weigh In On Favorite Cape Cod Destinations

A few weeks ago, I did a story on making a Cape Cod bucket list - and it included a number of must- see, don't-miss things to do when visiting the popular vacation destination.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Group counters shelter protests

There were lots of short, seemingly friendly horn honks Saturday at the Route 6 rotary, as cars rounded the curves and passed Christine King of East Orleans, Dawn Walnut of Brewster and Kat and Lauren Elliott-Grunes, also of Brewster.

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Cape Cod Times

Orleans should consider upgrading crossing signals

For better safety, the two or three intersections with bicycle crossing signals can be modified as follows: When these bike signals are activated, the traffic lights for vehicles should flash both red and yellow in all directions to advise drivers to stay put, do not move into the intersection, something is going on right now! Many drivers do not ... (more)

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