Provincetown’s Mary Oliver Dies at 83

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 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...
Boo Boo’s Backyard: February 2019

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

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

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...
Peter Pan to Offer Lower Cape Service

Peter Pan to Offer Lower Cape Service

Peter Pan Bus Lines is pushing past Hyannis and will start offering service across the Lower Cape, all the way to Provincetown, starting today. “We think it’s a perfect fit for us,” said Frank Dougherty, the vice president of operations for the company. Peter Pan...
Free Play-Reading Series to Begin in Provincetown

Free Play-Reading Series to Begin in Provincetown

Cultural series keep the local arts scene going through the winter. Several have already kicked off, including music series at the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis and libraries in Wellfleet and Woods Hole, and film series at Wellfleet Preservation Hall and various...
Winter Wednesdays 2019

Winter Wednesdays 2019

Winter Wednesdays 2019 February 6 – March 27 At the Provincetown Schools 12 Winslow Street Winter Wednesdays, a free community program offering fun and interesting classes on a drop-in basis on Wednesday evenings during the coldest, darkest months of the year, returns...
Week of January 9th. The ptownie dispatch!

Week of January 9th. The ptownie dispatch!

Food for Fines Throughout January and February at The Provincetown Public Library Beginning in January, the Provincetown Public Library will continue one of its most well-received initiatives, the Food for Fines program. Food for Fines enables patrons facing overdue...
Shifting Sands, Shifting Plans for Provincetown Beach Lot

Shifting Sands, Shifting Plans for Provincetown Beach Lot

PROVINCETOWN — The popular waterfront parking lot at Herring Cove Beach will be rebuilt farther inland than planned due to an emerging “hot spot” of erosion that is expected to last several years at least. But the construction project can’t come too soon for a local...
Provincetown Public Library Reading Group

Provincetown Public Library Reading Group

We’re told, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but what if someone gave you permission to choose a book just for the cover? What about that book that you don’t want to be caught dead reading, but secretly are dying to read? How about expanding your horizons by reading...
Week of January 2nd. The ptownie dispatch!

Week of January 2nd. The ptownie dispatch!

Food for Fines Throughout January and February at The Provincetown Public Library Beginning in January, the Provincetown Public Library will continue one of its most well-received initiatives every year: the Food for Fines program. Food for Fines enables patrons...
Could a Cape Cod Town Be The Commonwealth’s Cannabis Capital?

Could a Cape Cod Town Be The Commonwealth’s Cannabis Capital?

PROVINCETOWN — Long recognized as a safe haven to those who haven’t been accepted by the world at large, Provincetown could soon become a hub for an industry shunned by most of Cape Cod, with seven marijuana businesses seeking state and local approval to open in the...
Week of December 26th. The ptownie dispatch!

Week of December 26th. The ptownie dispatch!

Drag Story Time with Roxy Pops December 30, 2018 from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm at The Provincetown Public Library Stop by the Provincetown Public Library Sunday for a special afternoon of tales with drag queen Roxy Pops. This free event is open to the public as part of...
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