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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 (2 hours, 8 minutes ago) via Cape Cod Today

Deck: Cape forecast of 1-3 inches…Towns: BarnstableBourneBrewsterCentervilleChathamCotuitDennisEasthamFalmouthHarwichHyannisMarstons MillsMartha's VineyardMashpeeNantucketOrleansOstervillePlymouthProvincetownSandwichTruroWarehamWellfleetWoods HoleYarmouthTopic: NewsAuthor: CapeCodToday…

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Letter:  “Private Property Rights are Sacrosanct”

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: from County Commissioner Ron BeatyTowns: BarnstableBourneBrewsterCentervilleChathamCotuitDennisEasthamFalmouthHarwichHyannisMarstons MillsMartha's VineyardMashpeeNantucketOrleansOstervillePlymouthProvincetownSandwichTruroWarehamWellfleetWoods HoleYarmouthTopic: Letters to the…

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Suspect Tasered after leading police on pursuit from Eastham to Sandwich… [HN VIDEO]

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Hyannis News

SANDWICH – DEVELOPING — A 36-year-old male was Tasered after leading police on a nearly 45 minute pursuit along Route 6 from Eastham to Sandwich yesterday afternoon. The following HN Video contains over 10 minutes of chase related police radio … Continue reading →

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Today’s Featured Jobs from MassHire - 12/11/19

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: Something new every day…Towns: BarnstableTopic: BusinessHub Category: BusinessAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Something new every day…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Today’s job postings from MassHire in Hyannis: If you are interested…

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Delayed Opening for Cape Cod Community College

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: Barnstable campus opens at 11 a.m. and Plymouth at 12:30 p.m.Towns: BarnstablePlymouthTopic: EducationHub Category: EducationAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Barnstable campus opens at 11 a.m. and Plymouth at 12:30 p.m.Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body: …

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Cape Symphony’s 2020 New Year’s Day Party Will Feature “Roof-Raising” Trio TAKE3

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: High-energy performance highlights four dynamic women including local vocalist Siren MayhewTowns: HyannisTopic: NewsHub Category: Arts and EntertainmentAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: High-energy performance highlights four dynamic women including local vocalist…

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Cape Towns Still Analyzing Impact of Short-term Rental Tax

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HYANNIS – Towns across Cape Cod are still assessing how much tax revenue has been generated by the new short-term rental tax and how the funds will be used. The tax, which extended the state’s hotel and motel tax to most short-term rentals, went into effect in July. The new law taxes units rented…

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State to Host Public Hearing on Orleans Roundabout Project

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

ORLEANS – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will host a design public hearing Wednesday night for road improvements in Orleans. The hearing will focus on the proposed intersection improvements at Route 28, Route 39 and Quanset Road. The proposed project calls for installing a roundabout,…

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Telethon for Hope Aids Local Housing Programs

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HYANNIS – The 16th annual Telethon for Hope was held Saturday at Barnstable High School during LoveLocal Fest: Holiday Edition. Housing Assistance Corporation Cape Cod and Love Live Local teamed up to raise nearly $55,000 for housing programs across Cape Cod and the Islands. “Everybody loved…

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Middleboro Animal Cruelty Suspect to Appear in Court

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

WAREHAM–The arraignment of Michael Perette, a Middleboro man facing animal cruelty charges, is set for Wednesday at 9 a.m. in Wareham District Court. The Animal Rescue League of Boston collaborated with the Middleboro Police and Animal Control Departments in October to seize 24 animals from Perette’s…

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Brewster Financial Situation Improving

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BREWSTER – The near-term financial forecast for Brewster is not as dark as it was earlier this year. In February, a five-year financial forecast anticipated significant deficits over the next couple fiscal years. Town Administrator Peter Lombardi said the town is estimated to have $567,000 in levy…

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Mandatory Forum Wednesday for Sandy Neck Deer Hunt

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

CENTERVILLE – Barnstable’s Marine and Environmental Affairs Department will hold a forum Wednesday, December 11 for hunters participating in the 2019 controlled deer hunt on Sandy Neck Beach Park. The forum is at 7 p.m. at the Centerville Recreation Building. Primitive firearms hunting runs from…

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Orleans Fire Chief Pike Announces Retirement

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

ORLEANS – After 31 years of full time service, Anthony Pike will step down from his position as chief of the Orleans Fire Department in 2020. Pike took over as chief in May of 2014, replacing William Quinn who had been fire chief since 2008. “It’s a bittersweet decision, I wish I could stay way…

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Keyes and McMahon Oppose Tolls at Cape Bridges

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HYANNIS – Tom Keyes and Jay McMahon, two Republican candidates who are both running for state legislative seats, have formally opposed any plans to implement tolls along the roads leading to the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges. Keyes, a former selectman in Sandwich running for the 5th Barnstable State…

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FourCs cancels early classes, opens 11 a.m. today

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via The Barnstable Patriot

Cape Cod Community College will have a delayed opening today due to inclement weather.The West Barnstable Campus and Hyannis Center will both open at 11 a.m., and the Plymouth Airport location will open at 12:30 p.m.All classes, exams, and activities scheduled to start before those times are canceled.

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Is Offering Stop the Bleed Training

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Wide News

BREWSTER – Brewster Fire/Rescue Is Offering Stop the Bleed Training Thursday December 12, 2019 6:00 p.m. at Fire Headquarters at 1671 Main Street. Please call 508-896-7018 or email Amy Handel ahandel@brewster-ma.gov to register! The post Brewster Fire/Rescue Is Offering Stop the Bleed Training…

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Will 33 people overturn the will of 63 million Americans?

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Alexander Hamilton predicted the inspiration for the 2020 impeachment in 1778 in his Federalist 65 paper written prior to political parties and the U.S. Constitution.“A well-constituted court for the trial of impeachments is an object not more to be desired than difficult to be obtained in a government…

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A Republican with a spine, Ruckelshaus was a true hero

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

William Ruckelshaus’ passing brings back many ugly memories of another corrupt Republican president, Richard Nixon.Ruckelshaus will be remembered as one of the very few Republicans in Washington who actually had a spine, and the morality to say no when Nixon illegally ordered him to fire the…

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Cigarette butts may deteriorate, but they never biodegrade

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

I recently noticed a smoker finish a cigarette and throw the butt on the ground in a public area. I commented that this constituted littering. The smoker replied that cigarette butts are biodegradable.I find this is a common misunderstanding.The butt of a cigarette is primarily the filter, made of a…

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Provincetown needs a vision that’s one size fits all

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Yes, there is room at the inn, referring to the Dec. 2 town meeting in Provincetown.One group seemed pitted against another. The town ended up as referee, so to speak. There was little to be happy about at its ending.We cannot afford to be a divided town, as everyone wants the finest that we can have…

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A necessary trade-off: Limiting vaccination exemptions

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

On April 24, the Centers for Disease Control reported 695 cases of measles from 22 states, making this the largest measles outbreak in the United States since the infectious disease was declared eradicated from the country in 2000. In response, CDC Director Robert Redfield made a public announcement…

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We need to work on our 2020 vision

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

We have never had a modern president who has been viewed so negatively for so long. President Trump’s approval ratings have never been over 50%, and his disapproval ratings have always been more than 50%. This, combined with his poor showing in the 2016 election, made him a lame duck president…

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The golden years are getting more expensive

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Most of us hope that by the time we reach our retirement years we can actually enjoy them, but the truth is the cost of living can easily outstrip a person’s ability to keep up with expenses. Now, the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston has created an online tool by…

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PFAS: A local and global challenge

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Thanks to the film “Dark Waters,” released in theaters in November, people around the country now know about a group of chemicals threatening our environment and our health. The Hollywood film tells the true story of a community in Parkersburg, West Virginia, whose drinking water was contaminated…

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Winter Weather Advisory for Cape Cod, Light Accumulation Possible

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HYANNIS – A quick-moving weather system could bring a few inches of snow to Cape Cod Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory through 12 p.m. The storm was predicted to move through portions of northern Connecticut and into eastern Massachusetts, delivering…

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Yarmouth Police Department Promotes New Deputy Chief

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via Police and Fire News

Deck: Tuesday swearing-in ceremony…Towns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Tuesday swearing-in ceremony…Main Image: Main Image Credit: Yarmouth Police Lieutenant Kevin Lennon (L) is promoted…

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Truro seeks court order for inn owners’ compliance

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Complaint asks that receiver be appointed if repairs not made.

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Holiday Help Calendar

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Looking to embrace the spirit of the season? Here are ways to get involved.

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2 Harwich town officials announce plans to retire

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

HARWICH — After 43 years as a firefighter and eight years in the top position, Fire Chief Norman Clarke Jr. has decided to retire.Clarke told the selectmen at their meeting Monday night that he would like to spend more time with his family and would like to retire on his 43rd anniversary…

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Traffic, density concerns hang over Falmouth housing project

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

FALMOUTH — An affordable housing proposal for vacant land off Crooked Meadow Road has drawn plenty of pushback from property owners near the site, who have expressed concerns ranging from increased density and more traffic to lowered property values.The Zoning Board of Appeals will continue…

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Orleans woman pleads not guilty to assault charges

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BARNSTABLE — A 53-year-old Orleans woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Barnstable District Court to domestic assault charges.Shera Ashlie was arrested by Yarmouth police on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and domestic assault.Police responded to a residence at about 11:30 p.m.…

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Reopening of Dennis bridge awaits engineering analysis

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

DENNIS — The Old Bass River Road bridge above Route 6 will remain closed pending further analysis of the damage caused in a traffic incident Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.Crews did a comprehensive structural assessment of the bridge Sunday and are currently conducting…

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Pursuit takes police from Eastham to Sandwich

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SANDWICH — A person was taken into custody Tuesday after being pursued by state and local police from Eastham to Sandwich on Route 6, according to state police spokesman David Procopio.The pursuit took place at around 5 p.m., Procopio said, and caused traffic backups on Route 6 westbound…

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Former Cape college president recalled for ‘brilliant ideas’

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Richard Kraus, who died Sunday, started several innovative programs.

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