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First In Line

May 15, 2014 1:06 pm0 comments

A Story of Accidental Activists by Steve Desroches When Chris McCary and John Sullivan came from their home in Anniston, Alabama, to Provincetown to get married in May 2004, they anticipated the arrival of marriage equality in Massachusetts would be an exciting event, but they thoguht their own ceremony would [...]

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Making History: Mass Memories Road Show Comes to Provincetown

September 18, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

We all make history everyday. While textbooks and museums may be filled with artifacts about monumental events, it’s the day to day life of ordinary people that create and shape culture, government, and knowledge, and thus the future. This is especially true in the extraordinary community of Provincetown, a tiny [...]

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Celebrating Edie Windsor and Mary Bonauto

August 14, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches It was a beautiful day. The sun was shining, the air warm, but cooled by a steady breeze, particularly comfortable atop High Pole Hill at the foot of the Pilgrim Monument. But despite the spectacular view the hundreds assembled for the annual GLAD (Gay and Lesbian Advocates [...]

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The History of Wellfleet: By Land, Sea…and Screen

August 7, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

by Don Wilding According to Wampanoag legend, “In the beginning there was nothing but sea-water. Kehteam reached down to the bottom of the sea, took a grain of sand, and of that made the earth.” Both the land and the sea play prominently in Wellfleet’s history, dating back the 250 [...]

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Embrace your inner Epicure

April 20, 2013 10:57 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin “I believe that any food you eat should be eaten without any regrets. It shouldn’t bring with it one ounce of regret,” says Paul Kearins, a Dutch chocolatier who will be coming to Provincetown this year as part of the Sixth Annual Chocolate Festival organized by [...]

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Hail to the Chief: Presidential Visits to Provincetown

October 24, 2012 6:52 pm0 comments

by Steve Desroches The 1942 comedy George Washington Slept Here follows two New Yorkers who buy a dilapidated farmhouse in Pennsylvania. As they struggle to renovate, they hope that the rumor that President Washington once spent the night there might help them raise the money to save their new home [...]

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