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  1. Eversource spraying halted in BrewsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... "As it currently stands, Eversource is barred from spraying herbicides in Brewster for the rest of the year," Orleans-based attorney Bruce Taub, representing the town of Brewster told The Times on Friday. If the decision holds up, it will ...

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  2. David Willard retiring after 50 years with Cape Cod FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... Housing Assistance Corporation on Cape Cod. Willard began his career with the bank in 1967 as a branch manager in Orleans, a position he held for 15 of his 50 continuous years, which included more than three decades as director of community ...

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  3. Minimum wage battle may become ballot questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | The Recorder

    ... in that study dates back to when the Bay State's minimum wage was $8 per hour. The second most unequal city was New Orleans, whose minimum wage is $7.25 per hour - same as the federal minimum wage. In 2016, the number of Massachusetts residents ...

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  4. Bird sightings on Cape CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Boston.com

    ... warblers, a mourning warbler, and a Canada warbler at Wellfleet Bay sanctuary, Tennessee warblers in Brewster and Orleans, and blue-winged, bay-breasted, and blackburnian warblers at Pochet Island in Orleans. Other sightings around the Cape included ...

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  5. Mass. Pesticide Board kills one-year herbicide moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Cape and Islands" filed against the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources in Suffolk Superior Court, Orleans-based attorney Bruce Taub, representing Brewster, Eastham and Orleans, wrote, "approval of the use of five of the herbicides by ...

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  6. Shark Season Is Upon UsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 31 | WGBH

    ... water. And two recent shark attacks are an unsettling reminder of that. First came an incident at Nauset Beach in Orleans last Monday when a bloody scene - a shark attacking a seal - sent crowds running. Then, just days later in Wellfleet, a local ...

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  7. Beach sees 2nd shark attack on seal in about 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | Newsday

    ... to an active subscriber account. To verify your subscription information, click the Connect Account button. ORLEANS, Mass. - (AP) -- Authorities say no one was hurt as beachgoers were again sent scrambling back to shore after a shark attacked a seal ...

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  8. Cape Symphony & Conservatory Names New Board MembersRead the original story

    Friday Sep 1 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... season with Falmouth resident Douglas MacDonald continuing to serve as board chairman. Ellen A. Dickinson of South Orleans was elected vice chairman. Marilyn M. Bruneau, also of Orleans, and Kimberly K. Williams of Centerville will continue to serve ...

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  9. Sharks rattle nerves on Cape Cod, but attacks are rareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | York Dispatch

    ... injured but compared the impact to that of a motorcycle being hit by a truck. Two days earlier at Nauset Beach in Orleans - also just feet from shore - a white shark fed on a seal, turning the sea red with blood. Terrified swimmers and surfers fled ...

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  10. Sharks rattle nerves on Cape CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... injured but compared the impact to that of a motorcycle being hit by a truck. Two days earlier at Nauset Beach in Orleans - also just feet from shore - a white shark fed on a seal, turning the sea red with blood. Terrified swimmers and surfers fled ...

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  11. Cape pol drops suggestion to destroy sharksRead the original story

    Friday Aug 25 | Boston Herald

    ... online showing frightened swimmers running for shore Monday as a large shark shredded a seal off Nauset Beach in Orleans. His proposal was picked up by news outlets from coast to coast after a 69-year-old Chatham man escaped serious injury when a ...

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  12. Cape shark capture and kill plan harpoonedRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... this week and a shark attack of a seal caught on video that turned the water blood-red off of Nauset Beach in Orleans. "It is sincerely hoped that public safety and awareness on Cape Cod beaches will be dramatically enhanced by any such upcoming ...

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  13. Conservationist bites back on shark kill planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... posted online showing frightened swimmers running for shore as a hungry shark shredded a seal off Nauset Beach in Orleans. The last attack on a person in Massachusetts was in 2012 on a swimmer off Truro, and the last fatal attack in the Bay State ...

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  14. Catch-and-kill plan runs against tides of opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Boston Herald

    A heart-stopping encounter between a shark and a stand-up paddleboarder near Wellfleet has a Barnstable County commissioner doubling down on a proposal to catch and kill the predatory fish that conservationists are blasting as "ill-considered" and "indiscriminate." Commissioner Ron Beaty's said yesterday's near-miss off Marconi Beach and a recent seal attack in Orleans highlight the need to deploy baited drum lines with hooks near popular beaches during the summer months.

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  15. Close call on Cape as shark attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... thinking twice about dipping their toes in the water. Bernard Sanders, a 46-year-old Boston native who now lives in Orleans, spent a half-hour in the water until he was about six feet deep, but no further. "On a normal day, I'd be swimming all day, ...

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  16. Warren tells SouthCoast 'We have to speak up and use our voices'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... political leaders and voiced their concerns other ways, she said “The fight is not over.” A man from Orleans gave her a purple hat that read “Healthcare is an investment in our nation's future.” A UMass Dartmouth Ph.D. ...

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  17. Shark bites surfer's paddle board at Cape Cod beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | CBS News

    ... a shark attacked a seal just yards offshore on another popular Cape Cod beach, causing a panic among beachgoers in Orleans, Massachusetts. Video of that incident showed blood from the injured seal filling the water as people rushed to get out of the ...

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  18. Beachgoer after encounter: - We're gambling with our lives'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Boston Herald

    TAGGING NOT ENOUGH: A still, left, from a video shot by Thayer Wade and posted by his uncle Pat O'Brien to Twitter shows a wounded seal after being attacked by a shark in the surf near Nauset Beach. Courtesy of Pat O'Brien Pat O'Brien, 47, of Waltham, says he was enjoying a day at Nauset Beach in Orleans with his family Monday when a shark, viciously attacking a seal, sent swimmers scrambling for shore.

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  19. Shark attacks seal close to surfers at Nauset BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... “I got out and saw blood coming out of the seal...there was blood everywhere.” O'Brien was visiting Orleans for the day, and said there were two surfers in the water when the shark appeared. One made it to shore while the other was ...

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  20. Chaos erupts on beach as shark attacks seal close to shoreRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | Mashable

    Thayer Wade was relaxing on Nauset Beach in Orleans, Massachusetts when he heard a disturbance in the water. When he looked out, he saw what appeared to be a fin of a great white shark, thrashing just 25 yards off shore.

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