Special Weather Statement issued March 28 at 4:10AM EDT by NWS

«Special Weather Statement issued March 28 at 4:10AM EDT by NWS»

Sat, March 28, 2015 (16 minutes ago) via Weather Warnings and Advisories NWS

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TODAY AND EARLY TONIGHT… A LOW PRESSURE AREA PASSING WELL SOUTHEAST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WILL PRODUCE SOME SNOWFALL WITHIN OUR REGION. THE MOST FAVORED LOCATION WILL BE ACROSS THE CENTRAL HILLS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND…FROM NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT AND…

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Saturday March 28, 2015

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Governor asks federal government for disaster relief

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket counties are included in the request, based on the impact this year’s winter storms had on region.

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Research shows calming techniques help students

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

WEST BARNSTABLE — Preliminary results from a study by a Yale University researcher shows that children who are trained in mindfulness have less stress, less anxiety, better reasoning and problem solving skills, and they are happier.Yale University child psychology researcher Michael Crowley…

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Police train other Cape officers in self-defense tactics

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Instructors at Hyannis session say such training can help officers avoid lethal force at all costs.

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Sandwich officials consider charter review

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A special town meeting last month that some describe as “dysfunctional” and others say was dominated by special interests is sparking a call to review the town’s form of government.

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Birding: Seasonal arrivals make presence known

Sat, March 28, 2015
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The Cape and Islands are finally beginning to heat up, not with record-breaking warm temperatures, but with new arrivals in the form of migrant birds.The upcoming weeks hold lots of promise for birders with a sense of anticipation that each new frontal system may be bringing some new birds with it. While…

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Richard H. Soule

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

ORLEANS - Richard Henry Soule, aged 95, of Orleans, MA, died peacefully on March 24, 2015. Mr. Soule, who resided at The Terraces with his wife, Phoebe, had been a resident of Orleans for 38 years. He was born in Roxbury, MA to Frederick and Grace (Messinger) Soule, and was raised, along with his brother,…

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Sat, March 28, 2015
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Security Warning!

Sat, March 28, 2015
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Local police are reporting that the amount of house break-ins, burglaries, thefts and property crimes have risen sharply. Most break-ins never make the local newspapers and last year many B&Es happened during broad daylight. This year is shaping up to see another dramatic rise in thefts and house…

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Money Saving Tips for Your Spring Travel Plans

Sat, March 28, 2015
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Money Saving Tips for Your Spring Travel Plans

The long winter months have everyone itching to get out and do something new. For many Americans, this means planning a much-needed vacation - away from winter, work and school. With the travel bug in your head, take advantage of these saving tips to make the most out of your vacation:

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Lois Thompson Davis

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

OSTERVILLE - Lois Thompson Davis, of Osterville, MA, and formerly of Boca Grande, FL and Montreal, Canada, passed away peacefully at her Osterville home on Saturday, March 21, 2015.She was the beloved wife of Nathanael Vining Davis, who predeceased her, and the mother of Katharine Vining Davis of Osterville…

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David Charles Peto, 94

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

LIBERTY, Ky. - David Charles Peto, age 94, of Liberty, KY, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Casey County Hospital. He was born May 23, 1920 in Nutley, NJ, a son of the late Harold R. and Ruth Poulson Peto.David was a retired U.S. Navy Captain, serving during World War II. He was preceded in death…

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Lisa Ann Love, 49

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

Bourne - Lisa Ann Love, 49, of Bourne MA ., died March 17th 2015. She left behind her husband Mark Love. Her loving father’s Donald and Fred. Her three children Justin, Kawana, Tyreek. Also her two grandson’s Justin Jr an Jayden. Her two sisters Carolyn and Juana. Also nieces and nephews…

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Donna L. Steiding, 64

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

FORESTDALE - Donna L. Steiding, 64, of Forestdale, died at MA General Hospital surrounded by her family on March 24, 2015.Born in Tuscon, AZ, daughter of the late Keith and Helen(Alberts) Steiding, loving mother of Jason Steiding and his wife Jacky of Medway, MA, cherished grandmother of Jayline…

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George Richard Hinckley III, 68

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

EAST FALMOUTH - George Richard Hinckley, III, also known as “Captain George”, 68, of E. Falmouth and formerly of Oak Bluffs, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Falmouth Hospital after complications of pneumonia.He was the husband of Judith Marie (Moniz) Hinckley. Born in Oak Bluffs…

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Mary Ann Curby, 84

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

WHITMAN - Mary Ann Curby, 84, beloved aunt, loyal friend and lifelong resident of Whitman, died March 27, 2015 after a short illness.Mary Ann graduated from Sargent College, within the Boston University system in 1952. She taught physical education in the elementary and middle schools of Framingham for…

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Enabling drug users

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

No one can dispute the fact that there has been little success in curbing the current opiate epidemic plaguing Cape Cod, the state and the country. One might also argue that the existing approaches to both prevention and treatment have done little to mitigate the problem. With those two truths in mind,…

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Rep. Whelan’s attackers are blinded by color

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

If Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown had been white, would state Rep. Tim Whelan have been on the front page of the Cape Cod Times on March 18? Would anyone have even cared?June WardSouth Yarmouth’

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For their 100th birthday, give bridges replacement

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

The present bridges over the Cape Cod Canal were opened in 1935.If we start planning right now, we could celebrate the opening of their replacement on the centennial.Barbara CrossHyannis

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Measles is a scourge; why subject kids to it?

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

I write in response to the March 25 letter “Give parents discretion to have kids vaccinated.” I personally applaud our local pediatricians who are barring unvaccinated children from their practice.I remember my bout with childhood measles as among the most miserable times of my life.…

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Cape leaders are indeed addressing housing crisis

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

In response to Peter White’s recent letter, “Political will lacking to solve housing crisis,” Cape leaders have been responding to the “housing crisis” for some time, and yes, that includes the regional chamber of commerce.Right now, today, the SmarterCape Partnership…

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Keeping the ball from becoming a brawl

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Nineteen years ago with a small group of Wampanoag women I started the Mashpee Wampanoag Winter Ball with the intention of having an event that celebrated our pride in our heritage and honored our families and community friendships. It was an instant success. After 10 years on the ball committee I stepped…

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Sandwich shellfish beds to reopen Sunday

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SANDWICH — Shellfish beds in Sandwich will be open Sunday for the first time in two months, David DeConto, the town’s assistant director of natural resources, said.Mill Creek has been closed to shellfishing since a nor’easter Jan. 27 dumped a boatload of snow on the ground and…

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DeMacedo appointed to national legislative council

Sat, March 28, 2015
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Senate President Stanley Rosenberg tapped state Sen. Viriato “Vinny” deMacedo this week to serve on the National Council of State Legislatures and the Council of State Governments.DeMacedo, R-Plymouth, was appointed to the Eastern Region Committee on Budget and Tax for the Council of State…

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Rabies clinics offered in Lower and Mid-Cape towns

Sat, March 28, 2015
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Several Cape animal hospitals will offer vaccination clinics for dogs and cats today, according to the Cape Cod Rabies Task Force.The Barnstable Animal Hospital, 157 Airport Road, Hyannis, will administer one-year rabies vaccinations for $10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., according to a statement from the task…

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Falmouth police search for armed robber

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

EAST FALMOUTH — Falmouth police are looking for a man who robbed Johnny’s Tune & Lube at knifepoint shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday.The suspect is described as white, 22 to 25 years old, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin to medium build. He was wearing blue sweatpants…

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Cape Cod weather: More snow?

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Today will be cloudy with snow showers likely in the morning, then a chance of snow and rain showers in the afternoon.

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Film about women in the armed forces to be shown in Brewster

Sat, March 28, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BREWSTER — The documentary “Unsung Heroes: The Story of America’s Female Patriots” will be shown at 2 p.m. Sunday at Brewster Ladies’ Library.The film, about the courage of the many women who have served in the armed forces, will be shown in honor of March being Women’s…

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Boston officer critically wounded in shootout

Fri, March 27, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BOSTON — A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on police this evening and seriously wounded an officer before being killed by other officers at the scene, authorities said. An apparent bystander also was shot.The wounded officer was shot just below his right eye and was in critical condition…

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Our thoughts are with BPD tonight! http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/28635659/re…

Fri, March 27, 2015
via Orleans Police Facebook

Our thoughts are with BPD tonight! [www.myfoxboston.com] Shots fired in Boston, officer discharged weaponwww.myfoxboston.comAn officer was shot in Boston Friday.

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Special Weather Statement issued March 27 at 10:11PM EDT by NWS

Fri, March 27, 2015
via Weather Warnings and Advisories NWS

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY… A LOW PRESSURE AREA PASSING WELL SOUTHEAST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WILL PRODUCE SOME SNOWFALL WITHIN OUR REGION. THE MOST FAVORED LOCATION WILL BE ACROSS THE CENTRAL HILLS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND…FROM NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT AND…

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On son’s birthday, columnist thinks back on her own childhood

Fri, March 27, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Like every previous birthday, I originally had done all the sappy things moms do. I baked a cake and had my picture taken with him. I thought about the hospital and delivery day. And this time around I helped him better know a girl who used to have long hair.

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Two taken to hospital after SUV hits tree in Centerville

Fri, March 27, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

CENTERVILLE — Two people were taken to the hospital after a single-vehicle crash on Phinney’s Lane early Friday morning.Firefighters were called to the crash at 12:55 a.m. near 581 Phinney’s Lane and had to use the Jaws of Life hydraulic tool to free one of the occupants, according…

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Bourne Bridge traffic further hampered by truck mishap

Fri, March 27, 2015
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BOURNE — A refrigeration truck that pulled over with a brake fire Friday morning at the off-Cape base of the Bourne Bridge was found to be leaking diesel fuel from a saddle tank, Bourne Deputy Fire Chief David Cody said.Cody said a Bourne police officer extinguished the fire at about 9:15…

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Members of the Wellfleet Police Department enjoyed dinner at the Wellfleet Eleme…

Fri, March 27, 2015
via Wellfleet Police Facebook

Members of the Wellfleet Police Department enjoyed dinner at the Wellfleet Elementary School PTA's Famous Spaghetti Supper & Raffle.  A good time had by all.  Hoping to win some of the cool raffle prizes!

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Thoughts and prayers with the BPD Officer who was shot earlier this evening.  Th…

Fri, March 27, 2015
via Harwich Police Facebook

Thoughts and prayers with the BPD Officer who was shot earlier this evening.  The Commissioner just reported he is in critical condition and fighting for his life.Boston Police Officer Shot in Roxburywww.boston.comThe officer was transported to Boston Medical Center, though their condition was not…

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Thoughts and prayers for the Boston Police officer that has been shot. Praying f…

Fri, March 27, 2015
via Bourne Police Facebook

Thoughts and prayers for the Boston Police officer that has been shot. Praying for a full recovery. [www.whdh.com]

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