This old houseboat: Displaced beach camp finds watery haven in Provincetown »
There are nine windows in Mike Winkler's new house — or are they postcards? The Pilgrim Monument is framed above the kitchen sink, the sailing ship Kalmar Nyckel strikes a dreamy pose in the panes of the living room casements, and the real-life East End waterfront is the picture that hangs on the bathroom wall. The view from the back deck isn't too bad either — it looks out on the breakwater. You can enjoy it while jigging for squid in the back yard.
Bourne budget: override not recommended for this year »
The financial working group will not recommend a Proposition 21⁄2 override for an October Special Town Meeting.
Gov. Patrick signs flood insurance relief bill »
BOSTON – Homeowners who think they’re more likely to lose their properties due to unaffordable flood insurance than due to actual flooding will have the ability to weigh those risks and purchase coverage accordingly. Massachusetts property owners required to buy flood insurance are being given the option to insure only their outstanding mortgage balance, lessening the burden of astronomical flood insurance policies.Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday [...]
Today in the News: At least 47 dead in Taiwan plane crash »
An airplane trying to make an emergency landing in Taiwan crashed and killed at least 47 people, USA Today reported. The plane was trying to land because of stormy weather from a typhoon in the area. Eleven people were hurt in the crash as well, officials said.
Bourne selectmen: No to immigrant children at military base »
Bourne selectmen have gone on record in unanimous opposition to housing homeless children from Central America at Joint Base Cape Cod.
Falmouth rally offers welcome to migrant children »
Protestors gathered July 20 at the Otis Rotary to reject Governor Patrick's proposed plan to use Camp Edwards as a shelter for up to 1,000 unaccompanied Central American children. The following day, those of the opposing view gathered on the Falmouth Village Green to show their support.