Cape Cod Times

WCAI's Sean Corcoran hosts a roundup of local and regional news with area journalists.

Sven Atema

The thermometer may say "Summer," but fishermen watching the calendar know the season is changing, and it's time for The Fall Run.

Yes, it deserves capitals. For local anglers, this is Important. Some of the best fishing of the year happens in the fall.  

Modern Day Feminism

Sep 22, 2016
J.J.

Are you a feminist? What does that term mean to you? In 1920 the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed, guaranteeing women the right to vote.  Ninety-six years later a woman becomes the presidential nominee of a major political party for the first time: it is a historic moment for women.

Elspeth Hay

Dave Dewitt has a hard time describing the taste of the leafy Japanese herb called shiso.

“I have no description,”  he said, “because there’s no reference point in my dietary world that tastes like this.”

Historical Society of Santuit & Cotuit

Plenty to do this weekend. Here's a rundown of arts and culture events from one end of the Cape to the other.

J. J.

On The Point, a discussion about eating and dieting.  Psychologist Michael Abbruzzese and psychiatrist Marc Whaley join host Sean Corcoran in the studio.  We also hear from listeners around our region about their experiences and questions related to diet.

Kathryn Eident

Next week, some of the world's smartest student scientists will compete for a $50,000 scholarship in a science fair at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. Falmouth Academy junior and aerospace engineering enthusiast Charlie Fenske will be among them.

The 17-year-old has wowed teachers and scientists alike with a system he designed to stabilize rockets when they are in orbit. Kathryn Eident talked with Fenske to learn more about his award-winning project.

 

 

Mark Faherty

Recently, a saltmarsh in Sandwich was visited by an inconspicuous little bird with an incredible migration story to tell. The Northern Wheatear is a rare and obscure visitor to the lower 48 states, despite the fact that it breeds on Arctic tundra from Eastern Canada to Alaska.

The Cape and Island's slow transition into cooler weather is happening. On The Point, horticulturist Roberta Clark advises us on wrapping up the season in the garden. It's a perfect moment to dig up and divide overgrown perennials, and treat your plants to some mulch and compost. Amy Vince hosts.

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Over the summer I gave a number of public readings from my new collection of Cape Cod Notebook radio essays. At the Q&A sessions at the end at the end of these readings, one question I could almost count on being asked was, “When and how did you first connect with Nature?”

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