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«Cleaner accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from Lowe’s in Wareham»

Thursday, January 21, 2021 (6 hours, 23 minutes ago) via Cape Wide News

WAREHAM – On Thursday, January 14, Wareham Police detectives were contacted by the Organized Retail Crime Investigation Unit of Lowe’s regarding an ongoing larceny issue at their Wareham store. The detectives began a joint investigation with the team from Lowe’s. They conducted several days…

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Weekly COVID-19 update 1/21/21: U.S. death tolls soars past 400,000

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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CAPE COD – The United State death toll from COVID-19 soared past 400,000 people this week. The Massachusetts state death toll stands at 13,622. There were 853 new cases of COVID-19 in Barnstable County for the past week. 24 new deaths were reported on Cape Cod from COVID-19 in the past week bringing…

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Covid PSA #11 (Second Wave)

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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Child seriously injured in crash in Falmouth

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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FALMOUTH – A child was seriously injured in a crash in Falmouth about 9 AM Thursday. The crash happened at the junction of Route 28 and Route 151 (Nathan Ellis Highway). A MedFlight helicopter was requested to land at Falmouth Hospital to fly the child to a trauma center. The cause of the crash…

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US to Join Global Coronavirus Vaccine Program

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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GENEVA (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci says U.S. President Joe Biden will order the United States to support projects to deploy COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics to people in need around the world. Fauci also says the United States will cease reducing U.S. staff counts at the World Health Organization…

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On Day One, Biden Targets Trump Policies on Climate, Virus

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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WASHINGTON (AP) — On his first day in office, President Joe Biden began dismantling Donald Trump’s legacy by signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The new president signed the orders…

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Steamship Authority reports strong bookings upon opening of 2021 summer travel schedules…

Thursday, January 21, 2021
via Hyannis News

(HN PHOTO: SSA M/V Gay Head freight ferry arriving at Hyannis Harbor, 1/14/21) FALMOUTH [SSA MEDIA STATEMENT – 1/20/21] – The Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority is reporting robust opening-day activity for summer automobile reservations to both … Continue…

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Eversource Recognized For Tropical Storm Response Efforts

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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BOSTON – Eversource has received the Edison Electric Institute Emergency Response Award. It was given in recognition of Eversource’s response and restoration efforts after Tropical Storm Isaias this summer. “This national award truly belongs to our employees, who were the driving force behind…

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Cape Cod Healthcare Awards Community Benefits Grants

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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BARNSTABLE – Cape Cod Healthcare has awarded close to $300,000 dollars in grants in 2021 to Cape Cod non-profit organizations and programs through its Community Benefits Initiative. “During a year in which COVID-19 has had such an impact on the health of our community, we believed it was important…

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Tax Experts Warn About Potential 2020 Filing Issues

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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BOSTON – The upcoming 2020 tax season is looking to be very different this year for millions of Americans. “Your tax return is reflective of your tax year, and this year the 2020 tax return will be of unparalleled complications, changes, and just different than anything tax payers have seen before…

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Massachusetts Adding New Vaccination Locations

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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  HYANNIS- Governor Charlie Baker has announced plans to increase vaccination sites to speed up distribution. In partnership with the CDC, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is opening up new locations around the state. Fenway Park was announced as the second mass vaccination site and will start…

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Attorney General Makes New Appointment To Cannabis Control Commission

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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BOSTON – Ava Callender Concepcion has been appointed to the Cannabis Control Commission by Attorney General Maura Healey. “Ava brings a strong background in public safety and experience working with a range of stakeholders, including law enforcement, advocacy organizations, and constituents on…

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YMCA Falmouth Project Picks up New Donation

Thursday, January 21, 2021
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

  FALMOUTH- The Y Founders Fundraising Drive for Falmouth recently received a $5000 grant from the Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation. The money will go towards site permitting for a new Y location near Brick Kiln Road and Gifford Street. Plans for the new Y were initiated in response…

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Falmouth Firefighters able to keep grass fire from spreading to beach club building

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via Cape Wide News

FALMOUTH – Quick work by Falmouth Firefighters kept a beach grass fire from spreading to a building. The call came in shortly before 8:30 PM on Chapoquoit Road at Bowerman’s Beach Club. The flames got close to the clubhouse but did not reach it. No injuries were reported. The post Falmouth…

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Driver escapes injury after vehicle rolls on side in Wellfleet

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via Cape Wide News

WELLFLEET – A vehicle rolled on its side in Wellfleet around 7:30 PM Wednesday evening. The crash happened on Route 6 near Lecount’s Hollow Road. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle and was not injures. The cause of the crash is under investigation by Wellfleet Police. The post…

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Provincetown celebrates Inauguration

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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Return of the Eiders, or You Get Down from a Duck

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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Every year, Yang and I make a pilgrimage to the Cape to check out the migrating ducks.  Usually we m

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Barnstable Police investigating incident at local convenience store

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via Cape Wide News

HYANNIS – Barnstable Police are investigating an incident at the A.J. Mart on Main Street in Hyannis around 10:30 PM Tuesday evening. Police say the proprietor reported a male entered the store and broke a plexiglass divider off the counter and got into a fight with the proprietor before fleeing.…

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Facing Crush of Crises, Biden Will Take Helm as President

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden swears the oath of office at noon Wednesday to become the 46th president of the United States. He will take the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherit a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. The very inaugural ceremony in which presidential…

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DC on Lockdown and on Edge Before Biden’s Inauguration

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden will take place in a Washington on edge, after the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol unleashed a wave of fear and unmatched security concerns. And law enforcement officials are contending not only with the potential for outside threats but…

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Trump Leaves White House, Says ‘It’s Been a Great Honor’

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has left the White House for the final time as president. After Trump emerged from the building he spoke briefly to aides and supports and said, “It’s been a great honor.” Trump now heads to Joint Base Andrews in suburban Maryland, where he’ll have a military…

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On Day One, Biden to Undo Trump Policies on Climate, Virus

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first hours as president, Joe Biden on Wednesday will aim to strike at the heart of President Donald Trump’s policy legacy. Aides say Biden plans to sign a series of executive actions that reverse his predecessor’s orders on immigration, climate change and handling of the…

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Fenway Park Named as Next COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts on Tuesday named Fenway Park as the site of its next mass COVID-19 vaccination site. Starting Feb. 1, the ballpark will begin administering 500 vaccines per day by appointment and ramp up to 1,000 vaccines per day to eligible residents in Phase One priority groups under…

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Falmouth Community Television Offers Several Winter Classes

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

FALMOUTH – Falmouth Community Television has announced a full curriculum of winter classes. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic all classes will take place digitally over Zoom. “Beginning Guitar” is taught by Jerry Doherty and will consist of 10 hour long classes that begin on January 25th.…

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State Announces Fiscal Year 2022 Revenue Forecast

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HYANNIS – A consensus revenue forecast for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) of $30.12 billion was recently announced by state officials.  Secretary of Administration and Finance Michael Heffernan, Senate Ways and Means Chair Michael Rodrigues and House Ways and Means Chair Aaron Michlewitz issued the…

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Local Foundation Donates $10,000 to Pair of Arts Organizations

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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YARMOUTH – Two Cape Cod arts organizations are receiving $5,000 dollars each from The John K. and Thirza F. Davenport Foundation for the Arts. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod will use the funds for their Creative Exchange program. The Cultural Center of Cape Cod will use their funds to continue…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates National Mentoring Month

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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HYANNIS – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands has made the decision to cancel their annual Celebration of Mentoring. “This is an event that our entire team looks forward to every year,” said JR Mell, Regional Director with BBBS in a statement.…

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Nantucket Selectmen Cancel July 4th Fireworks

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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NANTUCKET – The Nantucket Select Board has made the decision to cancel the Fourth of July fireworks, six months before they were scheduled, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The vote was 3-2. “I think we learned that we don’t know what’s going to happen with the pandemic. It could…

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Massachusetts COVID-19 Recovery Bill Gets Final Approval

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BOSTON – A new economic development bill that authorizes over 600 million dollars in COVID-19 funding to be used to support businesses, investments in infrastructure, and job creation was signed into law last week. The bill was supported by Cape & Islands State Senator Julian Cyr (D-Truro).…

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ROBBERY ATTEMPT: Red-plaid clad ruffian demanded money, punched clerk, cops say… [HN PHOTOS]

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
via Hyannis News

HYANNIS – [HN NOTES] – Nothing fires up a quiet pandemic-restricted business district like a good old fashioned strong-arm robbery attempt. The call came in around 10:30 p.m., for a fight in the area of Embargo, a “world class” tapas … Continue reading → The post ROBBERY ATTEMPT:…

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Barnstable County Regional COVID-19 Vaccine Help Line Available Tuesday Jan 19th at 8 AM

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
via Cape Wide News

BARNSTABLE – Beginning today, Barnstable County will have a COVID-19 Helpline available for people to call and learn more about their vaccine questions, concerns and options. The telephone # is 774-330-3001 and will be available for calls Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM. Please click here to…

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Firefighters use Jaws of Life to free driver after Hyannis crash

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
via Cape Wide News

HYANNIS – Barnstable Police are investigating what caused a vehicle to lose control and crash through a fence and into two parked vehicles. The crash happened on Barnstable Road (Airport access section) behind Tracy Volkswagen about 4:20 PM. A Toyota Camry appeared to have slammed into a GMC Yukon…

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Weekly police department arrests/reports 1/19/21

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
via Cape Wide News

Editor’s note: This article will be updated as more departments report in so please check back. Under state law, agencies must redact arrests for domestic violence related matters. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. PROVINCETOWN – Provincetown Police report…

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Yarmouth Police investigate daytime B&E

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
via Cape Wide News

YARMOUTH – Yarmouth Police report that  on 1/14/21 at approximately 3:05 they received a call regarding a breaking and entering that had just occurred at residence in South Yarmouth. The homeowner, who was in the basement at the time of the incident, reported hearing the suspect enter the…

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