The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has closed Horseneck Beach in Westport to swimming due to the threat of rip currents that will continue into Wednesday evening for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, the south coast of Rhode Island and Block Island.
A bicyclist has died after he was hit by a car on Cape Cod.
Two marine conservation groups are offering a daylong ocean trip on Cape Cod.
Kiteboarders are pushing back against bans of their increasingly popular sport in the protected waters off Cape Cod. Federal officials say the kites are scaring away piping plovers and other threatened and endangered shorebirds from their traditional nesting areas.
At The WBZ Water Cooler: A lot of you are getting ready to head up north, or maybe to the Cape, and you are bound to hit some traffic along the way. AAA’S Mary Maguire tells us, it’s good to “time your trip” to try and avoid the busy congestion.
Refer to this travel guide for the best dining, lodging and attractions on Martha’s Vineyard.
WBZ-TV’s Danielle Niles examines the booming shark business.
Environmentalists cheer the resurgence but many fishermen say the seals interfere with fishing charters and steal catch.
Arthur’s approach to the Cape and Islands changed some visitors’ plans but most were determined not to the let the storm ruin a holiday weekend away.
Forecasters have issued tropical storm warnings for Nantucket Island and parts of Cape Cod in Massachusetts as Hurricane Arthur approaches.