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A Dead Whale Has Been Floating in Barnstable For 24 Hours

Whale sightings are nothing new for Massachusetts, and the Cape in particular, but it's usually a maritime activity that's voluntarily chosen by people, not for them.
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Super Moon

Remarkable crowds here tonight to a full moon rising. A quick estimate would put the group between 750 and 1500 across the past few hours. Another well behaved group too. The flashbulbs were as many as at the Red Carpet before the Oscars. Julie took to the Tower for this shot. A perfect day for the beach and I have no doubt that there was a long line for ice cream all across town. August is the best of the summer.
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2014 Luminaria

I have fallen behind on blogging. I will try to catch up more regularly. I want to share that we are working on a significant upgrade to the web cams. I hope that will be in place soon. I have had some trouble getting on the cameras in place now unless I use the Firefox browser. Give that a try if you are getting held up.There hasn't been much in the way of news here. No bad behavior that I can share in this setting without being subject to a libel charge. The biggest topic of discussion is the McDonald's Ad that features shots of the light in the open and the close. I was filmed but not featured. I hammed it up too much I guess.Some wonderful guests on private tours, from as far away as California. The Open House days have been fast and fine. Lots of great questions from kids and adults. As always I learn a lot. A water line project has come off without too ...
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