The carts are coming
P’Town Carts offers road-legal electric vehicles equipped with seat belts, lights, windshield wipers and a portable safe for storing small items. Carts will be available from April 10 to November 1 in Provincetown. Carts can be rented in blocks of four hours, by the day or for up to a week at a time. They have a range of 50 miles on a full charge and can accommodate up to four passengers, according to a press release. Trolleys can be picked up and dropped off at 148 Bradford Street. Reservations can be made in advance, but carts will not be available until April 10. Drivers must be 22 or older to rent the cart, have a valid US driver’s license, vehicle insurance and a credit card to make a reservation. For more information visit https://ptowncarts.com/
SKIP the end of the season
The Provincetown Soup Kitchen ends its 2021-2022 season on April 29. The kitchen is open Monday to Friday. Lunch is served from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church located at 20 Shank Painter Road, according to the SKIP website. The kitchen operates from November to April. For more information visit https://www.skipfood.org/
The Center for Coastal Studies is hosting Whale Walks led by center staff and scientists at Race Point, Wood End and Herring Cove on April 9 from 10 a.m. to noon and April 12, 15, 16 and 19 from 1 p.m. 00:00 – 03:00 The critically endangered North Atlantic right whales come to Cape Cod Bay every winter to feed. In late spring and early summer, humpbacks, fin whales and minke whales arrive, according to the Center for Coastal Studies website. Information on right whale research will be available during the walk. “Must have good walking shoes and be able to walk 1/2 to 2 miles,” the center’s website says. The walk is a suggested donation of $10. For more information, visit https://coastalstudies.org/event/whale-walk-2-2-2/
The Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch season in Provincetown begins Saturday, April 16, according to the Provincetown Business Guild website. Whale watching lasts three to four hours and offers professional naturalist guided tours. Whale sightings are guaranteed, if no whales are seen, paying customers are offered a pass for future travel, according to the whale watching website. The physical location to purchase tickets is 307 Commercial Street. The ship departs from MacMillan Pier. For more information, visit https://whalewatch.com/.
Bierhans joins Robert Galibois campaign
Robert Galibois, candidate for district attorney for the Cape and the Islands, has announced that lawyer Bruce Bierhans of Wellfleet has joined his campaign as honorary finance chairman, according to a press release. Bierhans was called to the Massachusetts bar in 1982 and maintains a practice that includes business law, criminal law, estate and family law, and personal injury law. Bierhans has held or continues to hold leadership positions at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Outer Cape Health Services, Payomet Performing Arts Center, Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, WOMR/FMR, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater and other organizations. He was also a moderator for the town of Wellfleet.