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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 (47 minutes ago) via WordPress Tag Cape Cod

My first story takes place in Nantucket.  It’s not Cape Cod but one of several off shore islan

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What camping does to you

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Starving off the Land

Those of you who come here often already know that Kevin has managed, against all odds, to get me camping. A couple months back, we bought what he billed as a ‘tiny house,’ but is really a…

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ACC Travels - A Massachusetts Round Up

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via WordPress Tag Cape Cod

Sorry to be away for so long but A Capitol Contessa is back and better than ever!  Most of my time a

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Lifeguards save swimmer in Yarmouth Port

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Wide News

YARMOUTH PORT – LIfeguards rescued a person who nearly drowned at Bass Hole in Yarmouth Port shortly after 11 a.m. The victim was brought into Chapin Beach on the Dennis side. The victim was conscious and was evaluated by Yarmouth EMTs.

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Gas main break closes Main Street in Harwich

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Wide News

HARWICH – Harwich Police are advising Main Street in Harwich center was closed after a natural gas pipeline ruptured around 11 a.m. Police are asking motorists to avoid the area. Police updated around 11:50 a.m. that the road had reopened.

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National Cemetery in Bourne to Hold ‘No Veteran Forgotten’ Ceremony

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BOURNE –  The Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne will host a “No Veteran Forgotten” ceremony Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. Cemetery Director John Spruyt said the event honors veterans who have been buried there in recent months, but didn’t have a committal service. He said about 25-to-50…

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Mass Environmental Police crackdown on bass poachers

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Wide News

CAPE COD – In response to receiving numerous complaints of Commercial Striped Bass Fisherman retaining Striped Bass prior to the commercial season opening, on Saturday evening the Massachusetts Environmental Police (MEP) conducted a saturation patrol of the Commercial Striped Bass fleet in the…

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Firefighters respond to gas leak at Harwich Town Hall

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

HARWICH — Firefighters have responded to a report of a gas leak at Harwich Town Hall, a fire official said.They responded to the leak shortly before 11 a.m. Town Hall is located at 723 Main St. across from the intersection with Bank Street. 

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Wareham Community Associates clambake cooks up $5,000 for scholarships

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Wareham News Headlines

Wareham Community Associates raised more than $5,000 at the organization’s sold-out annual clambake, held on July 20 at Zecco Marine. The money raised funds scholarships for seniors graduating from Wareham High School. Attendees feasted on all the fixings of a traditional New England-style clambake,…

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Barnstable Submits 208 Watershed Plan

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BARNSTABLE – Officials with the Town of Barnstable have completed their 208 watershed plan requirements and have submitted them to the Cape Cod Commission. The plans include two approaches: a traditional sewering plan and a non-traditional and alternative solutions option. The final plan is due…

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Speaker DeLeo: Several Bills Likely Won’t Pass This Year

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo says House and Senate lawmakers likely won’t reach agreement on a number of bills before the end of the Legislature’s formal session. The Democrat says the bills probably won’t reach Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk…

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Massachusetts Single-Family Home Prices Soar to New Highs

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BOSTON (AP) — Two organizations that track the real estate market say the median price of a single-family home in Massachusetts has reached its highest level ever. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors said Tuesday that the median price reached $380,000 last month. The Warren Group announced that…

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National Guard: Base Fire Mostly Out

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BOURNE – The large fire that burned all weekend at Joint Base Cape Cod is almost entirely out, according to National Guard officials. Spokesman James Sahady says only a small portion remains smoldering. Firefighters are monitoring the area with brush breaker trucks. State police and army helicopters…

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Fact-checking the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The opening night of the Democratic National Convention was designed to help foster unity between the Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton camps - and attack GOP nominee Donald Trump. Here’s a roundup of some of the most noteworthy claims that were made. As is our practice, we do not award Pinocchios…

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Michelle Obama obliterated Donald Trump with a skillful takedown of the Republican nominee

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

There is shade. And then, there are intricately constructed avenues of shade so dense that entire shadow-loving plants germinate, sprout and flourish at triple speed.

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‘Whale Week’ Celebrates Provincetown’s Marine Environment

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

PROVINCETOWN – This week in Provincetown celebrates the gentle sea creature found in Cape waters. Whale Week, created by the Center for Coastal Studies, lasts through July 29th and also celebrates the Center’s 40th anniversary. The center is known for pioneering whale disentanglement techniques.…

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Eversource Offers Energy-Saving Tips Amid Heat Wave

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BARNSTABLE – While the mercury continues to climb, electric bill payers will likely crank their air conditioning units. But Eversource Energy has offered tips to save money on electricity while keeping cool. Eversource spokesman Mike Durand said that the key is to understand peak electricity usage…

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Plans For Dennis Veterans Home to be Presented to Selectmen

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

DENNIS – Plans to build a home for veterans on town-owned land along Route 134 near Route 6A in Dennis will be presented to the Board of Selectmen Tuesday evening. The proposal calls for a five bedroom, colonial style home that will serve homeless veterans in need of transitional housing and other…

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MEMA Encoruages Residents and Visitors to Know Hurricane Evacuation Zones

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

FRAMINGHAM – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency is stressing hurricane preparedness and is encouraging residents and visitors in coastal communities to know the evacuation zones. Individuals who live, work or vacation in a hurricane evacuation zone may be asked or ordered to leave prior…

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History And Hostility As Clinton Ascends to Nomination

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with today’s roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race. But as history is being made, hostility…

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The Cape Cod Morning News – July 26th, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

The Cape Cod Morning News on WFCC 107.5 FM, hosted by news veteran Matt Pitta, is the region’s most comprehensive home for local news, weather, traffic, sports and business. Airing Monday-Friday from 6 am to 7 am, listeners get all the information they need to start their day. News coverage from the…

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NOAA Providing Money to Remove Dams in Eastern Massachusetts

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

FALMOUTH — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association is paying for several conservation and dam removal projects in Massachusetts that are designed to protect river herring and other fish. The four projects total more than $1.3 million. The largest grant is a $700,000 award the agency will…

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Will New Opiate Advice Leave Some in Pain?

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HYANNIS – The American Academy of Pain Medicine estimates that about 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. There are more people suffering from chronic pain than people with diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. It affects quality of life, ability to work and can lead to other debilitating…

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National Seashore Hosting Presentation on Local Shark Research

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

EASTHAM – The latest on great white shark research in the waters off the coast of Cape Cod will be addressed in a presentation in Eastham in August. The Cape Cod National Seashore will bring in state shark expert Dr. Greg Skomal to talk about the animals and the technology being used to track…

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Sen. Warren Serves Up Political Red Meat to Fellow Democrats

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren made an impassioned case for Hillary Clinton on Monday, hailing her as a tenacious fighter on behalf of working people while dismissing presidential rival Donald Trump as someone who “cares about himself every minute of every day.”…

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Progressive Business Organization Endorses “Yes on 2” 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch

Alliance for Business Leadership Supports Lifting Cap on Massachusetts Public Charter Schools

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Special Weather Statement issued July 26 at 7:27AM EDT by NWS

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Weather Warnings and Advisories NWS

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL TODAY AND WEDNESDAY… DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 30 PERCENT. IN ADDITION…WEST WINDS WILL GUST AROUND 20 MPH AROUND MIDDAY AND THE AFTERNOON. THESE FACTORS COMBINED WITH A LACK OF RECENT WIDESPREAD…

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ICYMI: Orleans man sentenced in ax attack

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Wicked Local Cape Cod

ORLEANS—Jamie Hempel was sentenced to 20 to 22 years in state prison for attacking his girlfriend’s friend with an ax at her Pond Road home where his girlfriend had taken shelter.After a three-day trial, a Barnstable Superior Court jury found Hempel, 44, of Orleans guilty of home invasion,…

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Bernie Sanders praises Hillary Clinton in hopes of uniting the party

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Bernie Sanders said he’d “do everything” to get Hillary Clinton elected president in a major Monday night address to the Democratic National Convention that came as leaders aimed to quell remaining divisions within the party.Thanking the audience in Philadelphia, which gave him a booming…

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Celebrities make the case for Democratic unity

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: “To the Bernie or bust people, you’re being ridiculous.“As a Sanders supporter herself, Silverman…

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Special Weather Statement issued July 26 at 4:29AM EDT by NWS

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Weather Warnings and Advisories NWS

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL TODAY AND WEDNESDAY… DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 30 PERCENT. IN ADDITION…WEST WINDS WILL GUST AROUND 20 MPH AROUND MIDDAY AND THE AFTERNOON. THESE FACTORS COMBINED WITH A LACK OF RECENT WIDESPREAD…

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Jonathan E. Pierce

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

SANDWICH - Jonathan E. Pierce, 52, of Sandwich, MA, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Cape Cod Hospital. He was the husband of Sheila A. (Jeffrey) Pierce.Born in Pompton Plains, NJ, he was the son of the late Harold and Joan (Galenski) Pierce.Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral…

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Arthur Francis “Pete” Watson

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

HARWICHPORT - Arthur Francis “Pete” Watson, 83, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, in-law and out-law, as well as friend to many, passed peacefully at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, MA, on July 23, 2016, surrounded by family. Pete had been…

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Thomas Traina

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Obituaries

HARWICH - Captain Thomas Carl Traina, 67, passed away unexpectedly on July 23, 2016.Born in Winthrop, Mass., to Angelo “Andy” and Mary Traina, Tom attended St. John’s Preparatory School and Winchester High School before studying civil and construction engineering at North Carolina State…

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