Humpback whales swim near woman off Truro 
A woman relaxing on an inner tube off the coast of Truro got quite a surprise when she was joined by three humpback whales last weekend.
(LOIS PETTI PHOTO)

Humpback whales swim near woman off Truro

A woman relaxing on an inner tube off the coast of Truro got quite a surprise when she was joined by three humpback whales last weekend.

(LOIS PETTI PHOTO)

Jackie Reeves rediscovers her art just as gallery discovers her 
Reeves, a Cape Cod resident and mother of three, spontaneously submitted a portfolio to NK Gallery in response to a national contest.

Jackie Reeves rediscovers her art just as gallery discovers her

Reeves, a Cape Cod resident and mother of three, spontaneously submitted a portfolio to NK Gallery in response to a national contest.

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Jennifer Weiner dishes on new novel, reality, and TV 
The Cape Cod novelist, best known for "Good in Bed" and “In Her Shoes,” gave a very animated talk to about 200 of her fans at the Boston Public Library.
(JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

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Jennifer Weiner dishes on new novel, reality, and TV

The Cape Cod novelist, best known for "Good in Bed" and “In Her Shoes,” gave a very animated talk to about 200 of her fans at the Boston Public Library.

(JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Bird sightings on Cape Cod 
Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
(Piping plover: John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/File)

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

(Piping plover: John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/File)

Kayaker likely wasn’t chased by great white shark, expert says 
The kayaker who raced to shore in Orleans may have been chased by a plankton-eating basking shark, the state’s shark expert said today.
(SHELLY NEGROTTI/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Kayaker likely wasn’t chased by great white shark, expert says

The kayaker who raced to shore in Orleans may have been chased by a plankton-eating basking shark, the state’s shark expert said today.

(SHELLY NEGROTTI/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Kayaker tailed by the shark, ‘paddled like there was no tomorrow’ 
Walter Szulc Jr. was about 50 yards off Nauset Beach when he noticed a man on a standup paddleboard pointing at something just behind him. 
(AP Photo)

Kayaker tailed by the shark, ‘paddled like there was no tomorrow’

Walter Szulc Jr. was about 50 yards off Nauset Beach when he noticed a man on a standup paddleboard pointing at something just behind him.

(AP Photo)

Great white sighting at Nauset Beach deters few 
Thousands of people packed one of the Cape’s most popular beaches - Nauset in Orleans - a day after a great white shark approached a kayaker.
(Photo by Shelly Negrotti)

Great white sighting at Nauset Beach deters few

Thousands of people packed one of the Cape’s most popular beaches - Nauset in Orleans - a day after a great white shark approached a kayaker.

(Photo by Shelly Negrotti)

Great white sharks spotted off Chatham coast 
Two great white sharks were spotted off the coast of Chatham on Thursday, the first documented sightings of the 2012 summer season, according to the Sandwich-based Cape Cod Shark Hunters.
(CAPECODSHARKHUNTERS.COM)

Great white sharks spotted off Chatham coast

Two great white sharks were spotted off the coast of Chatham on Thursday, the first documented sightings of the 2012 summer season, according to the Sandwich-based Cape Cod Shark Hunters.

(CAPECODSHARKHUNTERS.COM)

Foul seaweed invades Mass. shoreline 
From Cape Ann to Cape Cod, beaches have been blanketed in recent weeks with the smelly seaweed that hails from Japan. 
(JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF)

Foul seaweed invades Mass. shoreline

From Cape Ann to Cape Cod, beaches have been blanketed in recent weeks with the smelly seaweed that hails from Japan.

(JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF)

2 great white sharks detected off Cape Cod 
State fisheries officials say two great white sharks tagged last summer off the Cape Cod coast have been detected via transmitter signals picked up earlier this month off Chatham.
(Globe file photo)

2 great white sharks detected off Cape Cod

State fisheries officials say two great white sharks tagged last summer off the Cape Cod coast have been detected via transmitter signals picked up earlier this month off Chatham.

(Globe file photo)