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«Officials Remind Beachgoers: No Seal Selfies!»

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (9 minutes ago) via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BARNSTABLE – Approaching marine mammals and other wild creatures is against the law, but NOAA Fisheries is reminding beachgoers to stay away from seals as seal pup season continues. No matter how cute, approaching baby seals for that perfect picture is dangerous, as the little ones’ mother is typically…

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Full Listing of Barnstable 4th of July Activities

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: A fun-filled time for allTowns: BarnstableTopic: NewsHub Category: HolidaysAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: A fun-filled time for all…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  From the Town of Barnstable: The following is a calendar of 4th of July events…

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Marstons Mills woman receives graduate degree from WPI

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: Another student makes her hometown proudTowns: Marstons MillsTopic: EducationHub Category: EducationAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Another student makes her hometown proud…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)…

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Orleans Town Officials Move Forward with New DPW Facility

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

ORLEANS – The Orleans Department of Public Works has received bids for their new facility and they’re pleased with the numbers they’re seeing. Initial estimates for the building were around $17 million a few years ago, but the bids came in at over $13 million. Selectmen agreed last month…

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Nth Degree Season Finale Concert to Celebrate “Freedom”

Saturday, May 27, 2017
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FALMOUTH – The third season of the Cape Symphony’s chamber music ensemble Nth Degree will come to a close next month with a concert honoring and celebrating Freedom. Acclaimed guest artists for ‘Freedom’ include Kee-Hyun Kim on cello, Jonathan Cohen on clarinet and a return appearance…

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Cape and Islands Busy With Memorial Day Weekend Travel

Saturday, May 27, 2017
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HYANNIS – The escape to the Cape was underway on Friday, as Memorial Day weekend visitors flocked to the region for the unofficial kick-off to the summer. At ferry and bus terminals and the Barnstable Municipal Airport, tourists were gearing up for a weekend of fun, hopefully in the sun. Ted…

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Rhododendron Festival to Line 100 Acres of Sandwich Museum Grounds with Blooms

Saturday, May 27, 2017
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SANDWICH – Over 100 acres of Heritage Museum and Gardens’ grounds will be filled with a wall of pink, red, white and gold blooms from Saturday, May 27th to Sunday, June 4th. The annual Rhododendron Festival features thousands of plants and activities scheduled around their peak bloom. This trademark…

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Rain Barrel Proceeds Benefit Association to Preserve Cape Cod

Saturday, May 27, 2017
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DENNIS – The Association to Preserve Cape Cod is bringing its rain barrels back for purchase. The barrels, which are made from re-purposed food barrels, are available in gray, black, terracotta or blue colors for $79. Gray are black are the appropriate colors for those who live in a historic…

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NHA Presents Behind-the-Scenes Tour of “Out of the Box: Unpacking Nantucket Stories”

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

NANTUCKET – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce two special behind-the-scenes tours of the new major exhibition Out of the Box: Unpacking Nantucket Stories at the Whaling Museum, which take place on Thursday, June 8 and Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 6 P.M. These programs…

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JFK Centennial Concert Set for Sunday

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HYANNIS –Former President John F. Kennedy would have celebrated his 100th birthday on Monday, and to commemorate the occasion, the Cape Symphony has invited world-class musicians and guests to perform with the orchestra for the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commemoration concert. The Sunday evening concert…

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Document Box Turtle Sightings for HCT

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HARWICH – It’s always a thrill when you cross paths with a box turtle. The Eastern Box Turtle is on the state’s list of rare species.  This shy creature with orange and yellow starburst patterns has suffered from habitat loss as well as mortality along busy roadways. In order…

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Senator Julian Cyr Secures $2.4M in Local and Statewide Funding

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HYANNIS – The State Senate has approved a $40 billion budget, which includes money for education, workforce development, health and human services and housing. Cape and Islands State Senator Julian Cyr said that he secured $500,000 in local aide for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket…

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Two locals make President’s List Coastal Carolina University

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: More of our area's high-achieversTowns: NantucketSandwichTopic: EducationHub Category: EducationAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: More of our area's high-achievers…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Coastal Carolina University has announced…

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22 locals graduate from University of New Hampshire

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: More locals make their hometowns proudTowns: BarnstableBourneBrewsterCentervilleChathamCotuitDennisEasthamFalmouthHarwichHyannisMarstons MillsMartha's VineyardMashpeeNantucketOrleansOstervillePlymouthProvincetownSandwichTruroWarehamWellfleetWoods HoleYarmouthTopic: EducationHub…

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The bloodiest battle of them all

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

This year marks the third year of the centennial anniversary of the so-called, but never realized, “War to End All Wars,” and the entry of the United States into that conflict. Our doughboys came to the aid of the British and French and fought valiantly, helping to turn the tide victoriously…

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Parking fees can fund new stairs at Marconi

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

So Marconi Beach will not be open by Memorial Day because there is no money to build a new set of stairs down to the beach?Marconi has a capacity of 525 cars. The fee is $20 a day. So on a good day the gate is $8,000, and for a good week it’s $40,000. The people in charge of the National Seashore…

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Trump defenders might enjoy Arizona wetlands

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

I applaud the many vocal supporters of our president among your readership.Recently one supporter noted the hypocrisy with which President Trump is asked for his tax returns, while Obama got by without showing his birth certificate for years. Another noted the free ride given JFK and Johnson by those…

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Don’t let group homes in residential areas

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Despite all the good Rachel Carey-Harper and Homeless Not Hopeless claim to do, consider the facts.The organization pays no taxes to the town; Barnstable police have been called 172 times to its four group homes; and it claims to have a 60 percent success rate. That is doubtful, and even if accurate,…

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Mueller’s integrity can’t nullify his natural bias

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

In response to your May 23 editorial, “A welcome development,” the headlines make it sound oh so clear. Hardly.Robert Mueller does have a distinguished history. When stepping down as chief of the FBI he recommended his good buddy James Comey for the position — you know, that…

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All towns must unite to fight homelessness

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Rachel Carey-Harper should be commended for her donations and investigations into her charitable contributions (“Support new home for homeless in Hyannis,” My View, May 2). Homeless Not Hopeless is obviously an organization that is very dear to her heart.Since she is such an advocate…

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Vacation rental tax may undermine local tourism

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Regarding your May 20 story “Cape leaders look to tap rental tax”: While it’s hard to argue with the dire need to fund the wastewater treatment project, I take issue with the source.The suggested 2.75 percent vacation rental tax for this project, combined with the proposed 5.7 percent…

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Reversal of fortune

Saturday, May 27, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

The philosophy underlying a Massachusetts law that allows guilty verdicts to be set aside when the perpetrator dies before he or she has exhausted the appeals process may at some point have been a noble one. But as the case involving Aaron Hernandez suggests, whatever the intent may once have been, it…

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Chatham Police investigate crash on Route 28

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Wide News

CHATHAM – Chatham Police are investigating a traffic crash Friday evening. The crash happened on Orleans Road (Route 28) at Ryder’s Cove Road. A photo showed a BMW sedan with front end damage. No injuries were reported.

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Running late for cancer

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Wareham News Headlines

Cool, damp weather Friday night did not deter a large group of those battling cancer from walking in the Relay for Life all night long. Wareham’s 15th Relay for Life, an event sponsored by the American Cancer Society, was attended by children supplied with colorful cupcakes and by teams in creative…

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Sandwich fishing tournament aims to help children of drug-addicted parents

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SANDWICH — A young mother has organized a fishing tournament June 10 to raise money for children who have been displaced by parental drug addiction.“My extended family has been impacted by the addiction epidemic,” said Jaime Hoctor, of Sandwich. “I have children…

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Provincetown petitioner puts parking, police station in play

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

PROVINCETOWN — A 92-year-old woman has collected the 200 signatures needed to force officials to hold a June 19 special town meeting where residents will consider buying the largest parking lot in town.Barbara Rushmore is proposing that the town buy the four lots on Bradford Street currently…

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Cape Wide News week in review with Matt Pitta

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Wide News

Cape Wide News week in review with Matt Pitta

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Master of the media

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

John F. Kennedy understood the power of the emerging medium of television to shape his image, and in the pre-internet era was able to contain any possible scandals.

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Retired Boston firefighter indicted on Cape child-rape charges

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BARNSTABLE — A retired Boston Fire Department lieutenant who lives in Centerville was indicted Thursday by a Barnstable County grand jury on charges he raped a child.Edward Kulik Jr., 57, is charged with three counts of aggravated rape and abuse of a child, three counts of rape of a child with…

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Project aims to increase cycle safety in Wellfleet, Truro

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

TRURO — Karen Snow is happy.After three years of lobbying the state highway department, Snow and other biking advocates in Truro and Wellfleet will be able to ride the paved shoulders of Route 6 this summer with a few more protections.“I’m all excited,” said Snow, a member…

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Judge rules in favor of Vineyard moped rental businesses

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

EDGARTOWN — A Dukes Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the three moped dealers in Oak Bluffs Friday, ordering selectmen to grant the businesses a waiver for the town’s training and testing track requirement as well as give them rental licenses as long as they are “otherwise…

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Harwich teen indicted in stepfather’s fatal stabbing

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Defense attorney has alleged pattern of abuse against Cole Martin, mother.

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Another historic Orleans property faces demolition

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: Orleans Historical Commission holds public hearing June 13thTowns: OrleansTopic: Public NoticesAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Orleans Historical Commission holds public hearing June 13th…Main Image: Main Image Credit: Orleans Assessor's photo of the…

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Dennis Police:  Dog Ban is now in effect

Friday, May 26, 2017
via Police and Fire News

Deck: Worry not, autumn is coming…Towns: DennisTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Fear not, autumn is coming…Main Image: Main Image Credit: Dennis Dog Owners - take due notice and govern yourself…

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