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  1. SharkSafe Barrier could protect local swimmers - The Martha's Vineyard TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The increasing presence of great white sharks in Massachusetts waters had many people thinking twice before taking a dip this past season, especially after the tragic death of 26-year old Arthur Medici in Wellfleet. The grey seals white sharks prey on are not only multiplying, but expanding their territories, with colonies now reported on Nomans Land off Aquinnah and Gull Island amidst the Elizabeth Islands.


  2. Ailing minke whale euthanized in WellfleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 |

    A minke whale was pulled from Wellfleet waters Sunday after it washed ashore in poor health Saturday afternoon, according to the International Fund for Animal Welfare. The whale was in such poor condition when responders found it stranded around 12:50 p.m. that the team euthanized it Saturday, said Melanie Mahoney, a spokeswoman for the organization.


  3. Missing swimmer's body found on beach in TruroRead the original story

    Monday Oct 1 | Boston Herald

    ... when he was last seen in the surf. Last month, Arthur Medici, 26, of Revere was killed off Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet in what the National Park Service reported was a suspected strike by a great white shark.


  4. Shark stalked bloody victim as rescuers rushed him to California beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | USA Today

    ... top of the dune at Newcomb Hollow Beach alert visitors that the beach is closed to swimming on Sept. 15, 2018, in Wellfleet, Mass. A kayaker who helped rescue a teen attacked by a shark off a California beach says the shark stalked the kayak during ...


  5. Readers sound off on Bill Cosby, Kaepernick and the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | New York Daily News

    ... Silver, getting another pass from a federal judge. This has been going on for years. Enough. Carol Hoousendove Wellfleet, Mass.: Bill Cosby/Dr. Huxtable/Mr. Hyde received his just deserts for being convicted of sexual assault. "America's Dad" was ...


  6. Cape Cod town searches for answers after fatal shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Day

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  7. Cape Codders call for killing sharks, seals following fatal attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Boston Herald

    SEPTEMBER 27: David Pike, of Wellfleet, thinks drones are the answer, as the town of Wellfleet held a forum to seek solutions from recent Great White Shark attacks in the area, on September 27, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. BOSTON, MA.


  8. Shark Panic Hits Cape Cod Town: 'They're Eating Our Children'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 |

    After one young man was attacked and killed, Cape Cod citizens are demanding the great white sharks are driven away from their town. Residents of Wellfleet, Massachusetts, packed the gym of a local elementary school Thursday night to discuss what many consider to be a grave danger lurking along this quiet Cape Cod town's shore-a reported increase in great white shark sightings.


  9. In Wellfleet, locals raise shark concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 |

    ... was scheduled to help educate the public about sharks and discuss "what they can do to limit their exposure," said Wellfleet town administrator Dan Hoort. Anticipating a heavy turnout, officials earlier in the week moved the location from the town's ...


  10. See the video of a seal slapping a kayaker with an octopus? Experts have a theory whyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 27 |

    ... ured video of a white shark launching out of the water with a seal in its mouth about 100 yards from the beach off Wellfleet, Mass.


  11. Town holding shark forum after first fatal attack in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 |

    The Massachusetts town where a man was fatally attacked by a shark this month is holding a public meeting to consider how the community can respond. Officials in Wellfleet on Cape Cod are hosting a forum Thursday evening at a local elementary school.


  12. American tourist in Bahamas bitten by shark while spearfishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Fox News

    ... is unknown. A shark attack claimed the life of 26-year-old Arthur Medici earlier this month at a Cape Cod beach in Wellfleet, Mass. The young man was bitten while boogie-boarding about 30 yards off the beach. A friend dragged Medici to shore ...


  13. The wilderness has returned to idyllic Cape Cod. That means great white sharks.Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 23 | Mashable

    ... "It's scary to us," Pete Hall, the owner of Van Rensselaer's Restaurant and Raw Bar, just up street from the Wellfleet beach where the tragic Sept. 15 attack occurred, said in an interview. In the quiet twilight of Cape Cod, insulated from the ...


  14. Opera Returns With Opera Theater Of Cape CodRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 22 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... member of Opera Theater of Cape Cod, performed the title role in "The Tragedy of Carmen" earlier this month in Wellfleet and Cotuit. Eileen Christiansen, founding member of Opera Theater of Cape Cod, performed the title role in "The Tragedy of ...


  15. Mass. responders deal with stress of fatal shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 |

    As they consider the second shark bite this summer and the first fatal shark attack in the state in over 80 years, responders say they are monitoring mental health WELLFLEET, Mass. - After a great white shark killed 26-year-old Arthur Medici Saturday at Newcomb Hollow Beach, EMTs and paramedics from the Wellfleet Fire Department who cared him were promptly sent home, and their shifts filled by others.


  16. Overabundance of seals is calamitousRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Toledo Blade

    Signs at the top of the dune at Newcomb Hollow Beach alert visitors that the beach in Wellfleet, Mass., is closed to swimming. Sharks swim close to shore off Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge in Chatham, Mass.


  17. Sharks Venture Onto Upper Cape RadarRead the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... 15, a 26-year-old man died after a white shark bit into his hip while he was boogie-boarding in the waves of Wellfleet. The shark-caused death was the first in more than 80 years in Massachusetts. The increase in the shark population has widely been ...


  18. Cape Cod Looks To Improve Beach Safety After Fatal Shark Attack...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WGBH

    A memorial for Arthur Medici, set up around a no swimming sign at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, Cape Cod. The death of 26-year-old Arthur Medici from shark bite wounds is the state's first shark-related death in over 80 years.


  19. Shark RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 |

    The sad and violent death of a young surfer last weekend in Wellfleet was the first death by shark in Massachusetts since the 1930s and has everyone I know here in Cotuit wondering about the risks of going into the water in the future. I can act the know-it-all and give them the usual reassuring statistical probabilities about lightning and air crashes being a more likely way to die, but there's something so primally awful about the thought of being attacked by an unseen apex predator that I imagine the most improbable odds are enough to keep some people from taking the chance.


  20. Great white swoops to steal fisherman's catch a day after shark kills student in same watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Daily Mail

    ... was attacked Saturday afternoon when he was boogie boarding with his fiance's brother at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, police say. The Cape Cod National Park Service reported that at 12.30pm the Revere man was knocked off his board then ...


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