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Erosion and a changing landscape are givens on Cape Cod. Above, storm surge ate away at Coast Guard Beach in Eastham in February 2013.

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Erosion and a changing landscape are givens on Cape Cod. Above, storm surge ate away at Coast Guard Beach in Eastham in February 2013.

Climate change concerns weigh on Cape home-buying decisions

Erosion and redrawn flood maps have some buyers heading for the hills or the highways. Others, finding the beauty worth the risk, are digging their heels in the sand. By Jose Martinez

Shelburne Falls is a picturesque village known for its bridges, artists, potters, musicians, and others who are part of the “creative economy.”

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What is it like to live in Shelburne Falls?

This village forms the commercial/industrial heart of two scenic farm towns — Buckland and Shelburne.

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// The home you get for your money in Shelburne Falls

A sampling of homes for sale in Shelburne Falls includes a 1,837-square-foot Colonial with a pellet stove in the living room for $173,000.

// Top 10 mistakes homeowners make when hurricanes hit

X marks the spot where the homeowners aren’t savvy about how to protect their property during a hurricane.

Next door: Town comparison tool

Choose two Greater Boston communities and see how they stack up against each other.


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// Why is burning bush species non grata?

There has been a drought, and the forecast is not encouraging, so water, water, water — especially trees, shrubs, and evergreens.

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Pricing your home for what it’s worth

A realtor or appraiser is your best bet for an accurate opinion of your home’s value.

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Design New England

Varying ceiling heights — low above the galley kitchen, entrance, and hallway; high over the living room with its atrium of clerestory windows — define the spaces. The armchairs were purchased at Conran’s when the English furnishings company had a store in Boston. Taliesin apprentice Bob Beharka fashioned the Wrightdesigned lamp as a gift for the Gills.

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The test of time in Chatham

As an apprentice to Frank Lloyd Wright, architect Grattan Gill designed a house for his parents’ retirement. Now he’s retired there himself.


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// Best of the new: Shopping & services

Thirty-three ways to check everything you need — and want — off your list.