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«Candidates quizzed on commitment to the arts»

Monday, May 30, 2016 (56 minutes ago) via Cape Cod Times Headlines

They might not have the political pedigree of the League of Women Voters, or the clout of the Koch brothers, but a coalition of local arts and culture organizations is stepping into politics this election year with the goal of focusing attention on candidates’ support of the arts. MASSCreative,…

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Evaluating the trails

Monday, May 30, 2016
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Phoebe, Sam, Nia We had a wonderful group of visitors from the Dorchester area over Memorial Day wee

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Route 6 holiday traffic eases but still snarled

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Traffic headed off-Cape late this afternoon had eased somewhat from the crush of earlier in the day, according to online Google traffic maps. As of 5 p.m., traffic headed westbound towards the Sagamore Bridge was backed up between exits 3 and 4, or about 7 miles from the bridge. As of 2:30 p.m.,…

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Never too late to commemorate

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Wareham News Headlines

The Memorial Day wreath decorating didn’t go as scheduled due to the pouring rain in the morning, but it wasn’t completely called off either. In lieu of a ceremony at each site, only a few went around town and placed wreaths while dedicating a prayer to the fallen. Jim Bruce, Steve Ruiz,…

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Getting caught with some fishy business

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Wareham News Headlines

“What do more than 200 Black Sea Bass have in common? They were all caught by a few greedy fishermen that got busted.” That’s what the Wareham Harbormaster Department wrote on yesterday after the largest seizure of illegal sea bass in Massachusetts during this fishing season occurred.…

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Weekly photos 21/52

Monday, May 30, 2016
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1. This week saw the last days of the school year and fifth grade graduation. 2. The kids all got to

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From drones to old-school flags: Shark alerts both high- and low-tech seek to protect beachgoers

Monday, May 30, 2016
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CHATHAM, Mass. — From drones and smartphone apps to old-school flags and signs, a growing great whit

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Tugboat captain celebrates remembrance with model ships

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Wareham News Headlines

Tugboat Captain John Charlebois stood next to a model of the U.S.S. Arizona, one he built and assembled piece by piece, recalling that the ship never left Pearl Harbor. “The bombing was so bad that all of the hatches and everything were destroyed and they couldn’t get to the men,” he…

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Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

ARLINGTON, Va. — President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country with love and support for families of the fallen, “not just with words but with our actions.“Obama laid a wreath Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns…

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Collegiate swimmer from New York drowns during lifeguard tryouts in Cape Cod lake

Monday, May 30, 2016
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ORLEANS, Mass. — A New York man who drowned during lifeguard tryouts in a Cape Cod lake was a colleg

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Sagamore Bridge traffic backed up past Exit 5; Bourne better

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

These motorists trying to get off Cape Cod are probably used to traffic delays like this. Traffic headed towards the Sagamore Bridge is backed up past Exit 5 on Route 6 as of 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, according to Times staff in the area. Vehicles are moving better over the Bourne Bridge. Traffic…

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Replica of Historic Yacht America to Visit New Bedford After Cape Cod Appearance

Monday, May 30, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

NEW BEDFORD — A replica of the original yacht that started the America’s Cup tradition in 1851 is heading to New Bedford after an appearance on Cape Cod. The 139-foot yacht America, a replica of the original America, is scheduled to visit the South Coast on Wednesday. The boat was in Lewis Bay…

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Memorial Day Events Honor the Fallen Across Cape Cod

Monday, May 30, 2016
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DENNIS – The fallen men and women of the Armed Forces were remembered and honored with Memorial Day activities across Cape Cod Monday that included parades, speeches and solemn ceremonies. In Dennis, the morning rain forced the cancellation of an annual parade and moved the ceremonies inside to…

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New York man who drowned in Cape Cod lake during lifeguard tryouts was star swimmer

Monday, May 30, 2016
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ORLEANS, Mass. — A New York man who drowned during lifeguard tryouts in a Cape Cod lake was a colleg

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Jeep vs bus in Hyannis

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Wide News

HYANNIS – Around 9:30 a.m. Monday a jeep struck a Plymouth & Brockton bus headed for Logan Airport as the bus was turning left onto Route 28 from Engine House Road at the rear of the transportation center. No one on the bus was injured and all the passengers were put on another bus. Hyannis…

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Shark Alert! Warnings High- And Low-Tech Seek To Protect

Monday, May 30, 2016
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CHATHAM (AP) — From drones and smartphone apps to old-school flags and signs, a growing great white

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Shark Alert! Warnings High- and Low-Tech Seek to Protect 

Monday, May 30, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

  CHATHAM – Officials and researchers from Cape Cod to the Carolinas are looking at responses ranging from the high-tech to the decidedly low-tech as they deal with a growing great white shark population. Here on the Cape, new warning flags emblazoned with the silhouette of a great white are…

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N.Y. Man Who Drowned In Cape Cod Lake Was Star Swimmer

Monday, May 30, 2016
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ORLEANS (AP) — A New York man who drowned during lifeguard tryouts in a Cape Cod lake was a collegia

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New York Man Who Drowned in Cape Cod Lake Was Star Swimmer

Monday, May 30, 2016
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ORLEANS – A New York man who drowned during lifeguard tryouts in an Orleans lake was a collegiate swimmer who planned to become an assistant swim coach at his alma mater. Rescue crews pulled Jack Jakubek, of Newburgh, from Pilgrim Lake around 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The 22-year-old was pronounced dead…

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Traffic: Long backup on Route 6, Bourne Bridge fairly clear

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Settle in if you’re heading off-Cape today, with heavy traffic already this morning and more expected throughout the day.State Police said that the Bourne Bridge was fairly clear as of 10:20 a.m., but that there was a significant backup on Route 6—at least two miles out from the Sagamore…

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Final Service Held in Church After Long Protest

Monday, May 30, 2016
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SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — Members of a parish closed by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston have held a final service before leaving the church they’ve occupied in an around-the-clock vigil since 2004. Parishioners called Sunday’s service at St. Frances X. Cabrini in Scituate a “celebration…

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Shortstop in 1st Women’s Pro Baseball League Dies on Cape Cod at 90

Monday, May 30, 2016
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BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. (AP) — A member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League that was immortalized in the 1992 film “A League of Their Own” has died on Cape Cod. Lucille “Lou” Richards was 90. Jon Richards tells The Associated Press that his mother died May 20…

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Marco Rubio apologized to Donald Trump for the crude remark about his small body parts

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Sen. Marco Rubio said he apologized to Donald Trump for crude remarks Rubio made during a March campaign rally.

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Memorial Day weather cancellations and changes

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Barnstable: Both the 10 a.m. parade in Centerville and 12:15 p.m. John F. Kennedy memorial event are canceled due to weather. Chatham: The Memorial Day ceremony will be held indoors at the Community Center at 10 a.m.Dennis: The Memorial Day parade has been cancelled. There will…

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Fishermen cited, boat seized after police find hundreds of illegal sea bass

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

WAREHAM—A fisherman was given a criminal summons and five others cited after Environmental Police found them with hundreds of illegal sea bass Sunday.Police responded to Tempest Knob Boat Ramp in Wareham after the Wareham Harbormaster called to report a possible violation, said Environmental Police…

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Who’s fueling the Bay State’s lottery growth?

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Wicked Local Cape Cod

Business is booming for the Massachusetts State Lottery, which sold a record $5 billion in lottery tickets last fiscal year and consistently ranks among the nation’s leaders in sales.Statewide per capita lottery sales averaged about $740 in fiscal 2015, a little more than $2 per person, per day.…

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Zika Virus May Be Hard To Detect

Monday, May 30, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HYANNIS – The Zika virus poses a risk to unborn babies, but it can also sicken anyone who travels to affected regions. While the overwhelming majority of people who contract the illness will recover fully, “the virus can create serious neurological problems for other people besides those carrying…

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Special Weather Statement issued May 30 at 7:23AM EDT by NWS

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Weather Warnings and Advisories NWS

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG ALONG THE SOUTH COAST INCLUDING CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS INTO MID MORNING… AREAS OF DENSE FOG WERE AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE SOUTH COAST INCLUDING CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS EARLY THIS MORNING. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POOR VISIBILITY AND DRIVE WITH EXTRA CAUTION EARLY…

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Rain Forces Some Changes, Cancellations For Cape Cod Memorial Day Events

Monday, May 30, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

DENNIS – Today’s forecast has forced event organizers across Cape Cod to make some changes to some Memorial Day observances. In Dennis, the annual Dennis village parade has been cancelled. Organizers will hold a speaking engagement indoors at the Dennis Senior Center at 10 a.m. The Wellfleet…

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Cape Cod weather: Drizzly Memorial Day

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Rain will continue from today into tomorrow morning. Full forecast: 

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Mayflower II ready to ship out for return home

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

MYSTIC, Conn. — The Mayflower II is coming home again early next month sporting some new work on its half deck and a few other things that may take some explaining by Plimoth Plantation’s interpreters.The replica Pilgrim ship, which is about to turn 60 years old, is in the middle of…

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Memorial Day weather cancellations

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Barnstable: Both the 10 a.m. parade and 12:15 p.m. John F. Kennedy memorial event are canceled due to weather. Chatham: Memorial Day ceremony will be held indoors at the Community Center at 10 a.m.

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Wife of Injured Bourne Police Officer Creates Website to Help First Responder Families

Monday, May 30, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BOURNE – First responder Jared MacDonald suffered a shot to the back at an incident in Bourne last year, after a gunman killed one female and injured another. The injury nearly paralyzed MacDonald and forced him to learn to walk all over again. Meanwhile, his wife, Kerry, said she felt helpless during…

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Special Weather Statement issued May 30 at 5:13AM EDT by NWS

Monday, May 30, 2016
via Weather Warnings and Advisories NWS

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG ALONG THE SOUTH COAST INCLUDING CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS INTO MID MORNING… AREAS OF DENSE FOG WERE AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE SOUTH COAST INCLUDING CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS EARLY THIS MORNING. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POOR VISIBILITY AND DRIVE WITH EXTRA CAUTION EARLY…

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