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Provincetown’s Mary Oliver Dies at 83

She said this about Provincetown: "I too fell in love with the town, that marvelous convergence of land and water; Mediterranean light; fishermen who made their living by hard and difficult work from frighteningly small boats; and, both residents and sometime...

The Mosquito Lands in Provincetown!

The Provincetown Theater is partnering with the Outer Cape storytelling slam, The Mosquito, for a winter residency. Starting Saturday, February second at 7:00 pm, The Mosquito at the Provincetown Theater will perform every first Saturday night of the month through...

Provincetown History Snippet: Sassafras and Colonization

Sassafras was valued in England for the medicinal qualities of its roots (it was supposed to cure both syphilis and smallpox!), so much so that two ships were sent on the “Great Sassafras Hunt” to New England. One of the captains had previously sailed with...

Boo Boo’s Backyard: February 2019

Has the real estate market in Provincetown peaked? Is it a buyers’ or a sellers’ market? If I had an accurate crystal ball, I could tell you! But here are the facts I can give you for 2018*.  Sales of single-family homes are way down—by over 40%. Sales of condos are...

Right Whale Research Team to Give Lecture in Provincetown

PROVINCETOWN – Critically endangered North Atlantic right whales are returning to Cape Cod Bay for the season and a special lecture event highlighting local researchers and their work will be held later this month. An evening with the Center for Coastal Studies Right...

Shank Painter Improvements on Provincetown Meeting Agenda

PROVINCETOWN -The town of Provincetown is working on a plan to make improvements along Shank Painter Road and Route 6. The goal is to improve conditions for vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians. A public workshop is being held Wednesday night where the Provincetown...

Canteen Holiday Market Provincetown

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