One of the first bills Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s older brother, President John F. Kennedy, signed into law in 1961 created the Cape Cod National Seashore. Teddy Kennedy’s continued his family’s support for the Seashore and extended into parks throughout the country. Reporter Cathy Corman spoke with Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent George Price about Senator Kennedy’s environmental legacy.
Truro 300 Story
Truro is tiny by any standards. The 2008 census noted just over two thousand full-time residents in this town near the tip of Cape Cod. But small didn’t translate into small potatoes when it came time to celebrate. People came from far and near this weekend to mark the 300th anniversary of the town’s founding. Reporter Cathy Corman was on hand at the parade Sunday morning to listen in on the festivities.
Provincetown Bark Park
What do you do when you’ve got a really great idea – an expensive idea – but haven’t got a dime? That was the dilemma the founders of Provincetown’s Pilgrim Bark Park faced. They wanted to create a safe place for dogs to exercise and socialize, but neither they nor the Town had money. Reporter Cathy Corman looked into the ways Provincetown residents raised the money to create the only dedicated dog park on the Outer Cape.
Cape Cod Time Bank
The unemployment rate has climbed above nine and a half percent. People from all walks of life are questioning what it means to live with and without work. Reporter Cathy Corman spoke with two Cape Cod residents who are rethinking the relationship between wages and community.
From member station WCAI, Cathy Corman is at Le Count Hollow beach in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, to report on Hurricane Bill’s progress.
This week’s unexpected summer Nor’easter caused flooding throughout the region. As reporter Cathy Corman learned, the storm wrought irreversible damage to a remote cluster of cottages on a spit of land on Cape Cod.