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Beach Town's Ban Prompts Battle Over Shave Ice

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents.

Silent Retreats: Tradition Finds 21st Century Fans

A very pregnant Juliana Berger took a five-day trip with her husband and didn't speak to him once. They weren’t fighting. They were attending a silent retreat. New England Native Completes Year-Long Silent Journey by Foot

Summer Activities for Kids on the Cape

Taking a family vacation to the Cape this summer? Plenty of adventures await your littlest vacationer, from theater productions, fairs, kid-friendly fishing boats, and more. There’s even a pirate museum! 25 Free Things to Do on Cape Cod Vintage Images of Cape Cod

Be A Daytripper: Wallet-friendly Fun Ideas

Whether you’re looking for a day-trip adventure or putting the finishing touches on your summer vacation planning, here are ten ideas to help you create your perfect, budget-friendly mini-vacation. Enjoy a Weekend Escape to One of These Former Mill Cities in Mass. Five Reasons to Visit Ipswich and Essex

New England’s Best Ice Cream

As the temperatures climb, the region’s ice cream shops are throwing open their doors for the summer season. Check out our picks for the top ice cream locales around. Summer Guide Summer Food Festivals New England Summer Treats

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