Woods Hole in the News

AS the epicenter of marine and ecological research in the United States, Woods Hole is often in the news.

August 16, 2016
Falmouth Road Race

Falmouth Road Race

For 44 years the Falmouth Road Race has brought thousands of people from all over the world to the town of Falmouth. It’s amazing to see how quickly the town transforms as participants, coaches, and families crowd the streets. In total, the race is about seven miles long. The race begins at the Captain Kidd in Woods Hole and winds around Nobska Lighthouse to finally finish along Grand Avenue at Falmouth Heights Beach. There are multiple heats that runners are placed in to dependent on their rank. Each runner has a specific number and as they cross the finish line […]
December 5, 2014
Fair

Renaissance Fair in Woods Hole Dec 6th

Join the Woods Hole community at Community Hall (72 Water Street) this weekend on Saturday December 6th for the annual “Renaissance Fair” with crafts, hand-made wreaths for sale, Solstice Singers and much more! This years crafts include over 30 artisans with hand made goods, local photographs, watercolors, wonderful jellies, jams and hot sauces, jewelry, knit hats, candles and kids toys.  The Woods Hole Renaissance Fair is the perfect place to do all your holiday shopping, while enjoying the festive Woods Hole atmosphere.  For lunch in Woods Hole, try the home made soups from Church of the Messiah at the Firehouse, […]
January 22, 2014

Stormy Day in Woods Hole

A blizzard blew though the area in the last 24 hours, shutting down schools, roads and ferries to Martha’s Vineyard with strong winds and about ten inches of snow accumulated.  Woods Hole hunkered down, WCAI broadcast through the storm and we peered out the windows as the wind howled, hoping to get out and play in the snow as soon as the weather cleared. By mid afternoon today, January 22, 2014, the sun started to peek out revealing a winter wonderland in our small village.  Pie in the Sky, Coffee Obsession and the Woods Hole Market were open and selling […]
August 24, 2012

Calcutta Fishing Derby

The Calcutta Fishing Derby takes place during the month of September and is sponsored by the Woods Hole Business Association. Daily prizes are given for the biggest catch of Bluefish and Bass and grand prizes are given on the final day of the derby. The 2012 Calcutta Fishing Derby begins at 12:01am on September 10th and ends at 12:00am on October 12th. Eligible fish species include Striped Bass and Bluefish. The entry fee is twenty dollars and kids under 12 years old are free. The weigh-in station for all fish entered in the contest will take place at the Landfall Restaurant. […]