Mary Ann Bragg, WickedLocal

Mary Ann Bragg


Provincetown, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Mary:

NTSB: Plane that crashed in Provincetown was trying to take off but hit trees

The cause of the Provincetown airplane crash on Sept. 9 could take 12 to 18 months to determine, according to National Transportation Safety Board. → Read More

Provincetown Select Board praises response by local officials to Cape Air plane crash

The Provincetown Select Board will send letter of gratitude to the several town fire departments, the National Park Service and others who responded. → Read More

Gay rom com movie 'Bros' starring Billy Eichner, Luke Macfarlane to film in Provincetown

A film shoot is planned Wednesday in Provincetown for what is being billed as the first romantic comedy about gay men produced by a major studio. → Read More

Provincetown man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Kerry Adams, a former Provincetown school committee member, is scheduled for sentencing in July. → Read More

In Provincetown, a quiet but joyous Inauguration Day

Residents, visitors enjoy low-key celebration of new presidency → Read More

350-pound loggerhead among cold-stunned turtles rescued

Adult male taken to New England Aquarium center in Quincy for care. → Read More

Osprey nest causes brief power outage on Outer Cape

An osprey nest made contact with power equipment, leading to a 30-minute outage Thursday in Wellfleet, Truro and Provincetown, according to an Eversource spokesman. About 10,000 Eversource customers lost power starting at 11:28 a.m., spokesman Reid Lamberty said. No birds were harmed in the incident, Lamberty said. → Read More

Leo 'Skip' Childs remembered for generosity in community

NORTH TRURO — Leo “Skip” Childs III left the house at 7:30 a.m. Friday for his job mowing the lawn at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Provincetown. It was a job he loved, his wife, Majorie, said. The retired National Park Service mechanic, 69, had picked up the lawn mowing gig for his church a few years ago, at first thinking the church needed someone to get the machine going. But no, an actual person… → Read More

Coronavirus concerns subdue annual Blessing of the Fleet in Provincetown

PROVINCETOWN — Parish members and fishermen celebrated a much quieter Blessing of the Fleet Sunday at MacMillan Pier amid fears about the coronavirus. The event typically features a packed Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Church followed by a colorful, joyful procession to MacMillan Pier. But this year the statue of St. Peter, carried to the pier on the shoulders of four fishermen to bless each… → Read More

Year's first right whale death in U.S. reported

Provincetown team helped confirm species seen floating off N.J. → Read More

Pier companies file COVID-19 safety plans

Provincetown-approved plans needed to operate in addition to nod from Gov. Baker → Read More

Herring River project's first phase approved by Cape Cod Commission

WELLFLEET — A project to return higher tidal flow to portions of the Herring River marsh took a step forward Thursday with a vote of the Cape Cod Commission. The commission gave unanimous consent for the first phase of the 1,000-acre project to move ahead after it was reviewed at the county level. The government-funded project, estimated to cost about $50 million in total, is in the midst of… → Read More

Coast Guard searches for missing woman off Provincetown

PROVINCETOWN — A 50-year-old woman first reported missing Friday evening off Chatham, after failing to return in her kayak, is now the subject of a → Read More

Wellfleet faces budget cuts because of virus impact

Town administrator also will seek postponement of town meeting, election. → Read More

1 person killed in Provincetown house fire

Cause of blaze under investigation, state fire marshal's office says. → Read More

Provincetown's only known War of 1812 veteran recognized

Timothy Parker Johnson contributed to town's growth. → Read More

House fire in Barnstable under investigation

BARNSTABLE — A house fire on Allyn Lane that broke out about 1:30 p.m. Sunday is under investigation by the Barnstable police. "The homeowners were on the scene," Barnstable police Sgt. Michael Riley said Sunday night. Riley said no one was injured, but did not comment on the investigation. The fire appeared to have started at the back of the house, on the ground-floor porch, according to a… → Read More

Provincetown man arrested on child pornography charges

BOSTON — A Provincetown man is facing a minimum of five years in prison after being detained on a probable cause arrest Thursday on charges related to child pornorgraphy, according to U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling.Kerry Adams, 59, appeared Thursday in U.S. District Court and was advised of his rights related to a charge of one count of receipt of child pornography on or about May 23 and one count… → Read More

High winds knock power out on Cape Cod for 16k customers

Be sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay on top of Outer Cape news.Power outages across Cape Cod left at least 16,000 customers in the dark as → Read More

High winds knock power out on Cape Cod; Provincetown with 1,749 outages

Be sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay on top of Outer Cape news.Power outages across Cape Cod continued through Thursday, → Read More