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Thursday, September 16, 2021 (1 hour, 27 minutes ago) via Cape Wide News

CAPE COD – Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for parts of Cape Cod early Thursday morning. Rainfall was the biggest issue with ponding reported on several roads including parts of Route 6 in Yarmouth. Eversource reported only isolated power outages. A possible lightning strike to a home…

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HN PHOTOS: COVID BLOCKS GOING, GOING, GONE!

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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“General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization, come here to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate!    Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” ~ … Continue reading → The post HN PHOTOS:…

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Eastham Seeking Public Input on T-Time Property Use

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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EASTHAM – The Town of Eastham is seeking public input on draft recommendations for the future use of the 11-acre T-Time Property recently acquired by the town. To gather input, a series of forums will be hosted beginning this week, including both virtual and in-person options, though residents…

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Beacon Hill Bill Aims to Exempt Childcare Grants from Taxes

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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BOSTON – A bill has been introduced in the Massachusetts Senate that would exempt grants for childcare from state income taxes. “An Act to enhance childcare relief” aims to protect funding meant to support those in the childcare sector. Plymouth/Barnstable State Senator Susan Moran…

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FDA Strikes Cautious Tone Ahead of Vaccine Booster Meeting

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government advisers will debate Friday if there’s enough proof that a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective. It’s the first public step toward deciding which Americans may get an extra dose and when. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday…

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Chatham Bans Outdoor Watering Amid Drought and Offline Wells

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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CHATHAM – Chatham town officials said the latest samples from town wells show a continued amount of PFAS contamination above maximum allowed levels, prompting the town to take another well offline and implement heavier-handed water use restrictions for residents. According to Natural Resources…

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Confirmed Massachusetts COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to 18,030

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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BOSTON (AP) — The number of new daily cases of COVID-19 in the state increased by more than 2,700 Wednesday while the number of newly confirmed coronavirus deaths in Massachusetts rose by 15. The total number of tests recorded for Wednesday was just under 120,000 for the day – the largest daily…

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Beach Clean-Ups to be Held by Center for Coastal Studies

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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PROVINCETOWN – As the summer winds down, the Center for Coastal Studies will be hosting multiple beach clean-up efforts in September. Volunteers will be taking to the tip of the Cape on Saturday, September 18, traveling via ferry from MacMillan Pier in Provincetown to Long Point. Both low tide…

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Barnstable County Commissioners Urge Environmental Management Commission to Reject Machine…

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Commissioners have sent a letter to the Environmental Management Commission (EMC) urging it to reject the multi-purpose machine gun range planned for Joint Base Cape Cod.  The machine gun range, planned to be installed above the Upper Cape Water Supply Reserve,…

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Dry chemical suppression system activates at Cumberland Farms in Eastham

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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EASTHAM – Eastham Firefighters responded to the Cumberland Farms store at 4460 State Highway (Route 6) just before 7 PM for an alarm activation. While enroute a report was received that the dry chemical system over the gas pumps had activated. It was determined burnt food in the microwave activated…

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Biden Announces Indo-Pacific Alliance with UK, Australia

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has announced that the United States is forming a new Indo-Pacific security alliance with Britain and Australia that will allow for greater sharing of defense capabilities — including helping equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines. It’s a move that…

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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New Voluntary Slow Zone Off Nantucket to Protect Whales

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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NANTUCKET (AP) — Federal officials are implementing a new slow zone off Massachusetts to try to protect a rare species of whale. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) created the slow zone south of Nantucket on September 11. It’s designed to protect North Atlantic right whales…

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Police Find Vehicle Believed Involved in Deadly Hit-And-Run

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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FALMOUTH (AP) – Police think they have found the vehicle that struck and killed an 81-year-old man walking on a Falmouth sidewalk last week. Falmouth police said Tuesday they have also identified a person of interest who may have been operating the vehicle at the time of the crash. No additional…

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VEHICLE VS. PEDESTRIAN HIT & RUN IN YARMOUTH: Driver leaves woman in critical condition,…

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
via Hyannis News

WEST YARMOUTH – A woman was Medflighted in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene last evening. At around 9:30 p.m., Yarmouth police and EMTs responded to Route 28 in the area of the Bayside … Continue reading → The post VEHICLE VS. PEDESTRIAN HIT & RUN…

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Barnstable to Hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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BARNSTABLE – Barnstable residents will be able to dispose of their household hazardous waste on Saturday. The Household Hazardous Waste Collection event will take place at the transfer station in Marstons Mills from 9 am to noon in collaboration between the town Department of Public Works Solid…

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Postal Service Seeking Holiday Season Employees

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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HYANNIS – The holiday season is only a few months away, and the U.S. Postal Service is looking for seasonal employees in order to prepare. Over 40,000 Postal Service seasonal positions will be made available nationwide as the winter approaches. The holiday season is the busiest time of the year…

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Cape Cod Healthcare Patients Warned of MyChart Phishing Scam

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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HYANNIS – Cape Cod Healthcare patients are being warned of a MyChart phishing scam targeting personal healthcare information.  The scam is an email that presents itself as a correspondence from MyChart services and can even include the victim’s first name. MyChart is an online platform utilized…

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Health Officials Identify Two Additional West Nile Cases

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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HYANNIS – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced two additional human cases of West Nile virus. The latest infections were reported in a woman exposed in Essex County and a man exposed in Middlesex County. The woman and man were in their 70s and 60s, respectively.  With…

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Gateway Airport to Undergo Disaster Drill Testing

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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HYANNIS – Full-scale emergency drill testing will take place at the Cape Cod Gateway Airport on Tuesday, September 28. Police, fire, Coast Guard, and medical crews, along with other regional teams and airport employees that would respond to a disaster, will be on hand for the tests. The drill will…

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Traffic crash knocks down two utility pole, cuts power in Harwich, Chatham

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
via Cape Wide News

HARWICH/CHATHAM  – A traffic crash reportedly took two utility poles down and knocked out power to over 1,400 Eversource customers in parts of Harwich and Chatham. The crash happened about 10 PM on Queen Anne Road not far from Route 137 on the Harwich/Chatham town line. The driver was evaluated…

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Pedestrian struck,. critically injured in Yarmouth

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
via Cape Wide News

YARMOUTH – A pedestrian was struck and critically injured in Yarmouth sometime after 9:30 PM Tuesday evening. The crash happened on Route 28 by the Bayside Resort. The victim was transported to Cape Cod Hospital while a MedFlight helicopter was requested to land at Barnstable Municipal Airport.…

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Driver uninjured but has to be extricated after traffic crash in Wellfleet

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
via Cape Wide News

WELLFLEET – A traffic crash in Wellfleet reportedly left the vehicle in a precarious condition. The crash happened on Route by the Eventide Motel. Firefighters were able to extricate the driver who declined medical treatment. Wellfleet Police are investigating the incident. Further details were…

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Falmouth Police seeking vehicle in vandalism incident

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
via Cape Wide News

FALMOUTH – Falmouth Police are seeking the owner of the car shown in the attached picture. Police suspect the occupants may have been involved in a vandalism incident. 774-255-4527. Editor’s note: The photo appears to possibly be a Lincoln Town Car. The rear section of the roof appears to…

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Dennis Port man arraigned on attempted murder, firearm charges after Eastham incident

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
via Cape Wide News

EASTHAM – On Monday September 13, 2021 officers from our department received information regarding an assault involving a firearm that had occurred in our town on September 12th. Based on this information an arrest warrant was issued by the Orleans District Court for Timothy P. O’Neill of…

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Garbage truck fire closes Route 28 in Teaticket

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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TEATICKET – A garbage truck caught fire in Falmouth sometime after 10:30 AM Tuesday morning. It happened on Teaticket Highway (Route 28) by Teaticket Park. The driver was forced to dump his load so it could be completely extinguished. As a result, Route 28 was closed in the area and traffic was…

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Falmouth Police say they’ve located vehicle believed and have person of interest in deadly…

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
via Cape Wide News

FALMOUTH – Falmouth Police report that they have located a vehicle believed to have been involved in the fatal pedestrian crash that occurred on September 10, 2021 along Grand Avenue in Falmouth Heights. The investigation has also revealed a person of interest that may have been operating the vehicle…

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Fishing Industry Group Files Legal Challenge to Wind Farm

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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BOSTON (AP) – A coalition of commercial fishing groups has sued the federal agency that approved construction of a 62-turbine wind energy farm off the coast of Nantucket, saying it did not adequately take into account the project’s potential impact on the industry. The Responsible Offshore Development…

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Massachusetts RMV Expanding Service Options

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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SOUTH YARMOUTH – New service options will be offered by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles beginning Monday, September 20. Identification and driver’s license appointments, along with other walk-in services, will be expanded at 21 RMV sites, including the ones in South Yarmouth…

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Seaside Le Mans Raises Over $700K for Local Causes

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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MASHPEE – The 20th edition of the Seaside Le Mans race raised more than $700,000 for causes across Cape Cod on Saturday, September 11. Cape Cod Healthcare, the Cape Cod Military Support Foundation, the Cape Cod Baseball League, the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, and Cape Kid Meals all benefitted…

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Harwich Considers Return of Treasure Chest Service

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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HARWICH – Harwich town officials recently discussed the potential return of the Harwich Treasure Chest. The Treasure Chest is a sticker-based town service that seeks to get usable items to residents that would otherwise be destined for waste streams. The program also cuts down on landfill charges…

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Yarmouth Seaside Festival To Provide Season’s Last Hurrah

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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YARMOUTH – The Yarmouth Seaside Festival is returning on Saturday, October 9th through Sunday, October 10th. Presented annually on Columbus Day weekend, the festival brings over 125 craft and food vendors and numerous events to Joshua Sears Memorial Field and other nearby areas. The annual seaside…

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Sandwich, Cape Cod

Monday, September 13, 2021
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