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Former Martha’s Vineyard football coach loses bid for new trial.

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Wellfleet man convicted of indecent assault

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

WELLFLEET — An Orleans District Court jury Thursday found a Wellfleet man guilty of indecent assault on a person 14 or over.Alexander Crawford, 42, of Briar Lane, was sentenced to 2½ years in prison with two years to serve. He was arrested Sept. 18, 2015, for an assault that took place at…

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Falmouth makes progress on farm purchase

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Short-term manager in place pending town meeting funding.

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Dennis woman burned while refueling fire pit

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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DENNIS — A woman was flown to a Boston hospital on Wednesday night after being burned while trying to refuel her outdoor fire pit with a liquid fuel.Dennis firefighters were called at 6:54 p.m. to a home at 862 Route 6A. The fuel the woman was using ignited, causing serious injuries. The…

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Pedestrian struck by car in Brewster

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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BREWSTER — A 65-year-old man was flown to a Boston hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car Thursday afternoon on Route 6A, according to Brewster police and fire officials.The police and fire departments responded at about 4:41 p.m. after receiving a report of the crash…

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Pedestrian struck by car on Route 6A in Brewster

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: Seriously injured victim medflighted to Boston…Towns: BrewsterTopic: NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Seriously injured victim medflighted to Boston…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  A 65 year old man was…

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Man critically injured in truck rollover

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

EAST SANDWICH — The Route 6 westbound Exit 4 on-ramp was closed for about two hours after a truck rolled over Thursday morning.Sandwich firefighters responded to the scene at 8:38 a.m. and found a man in the road who had been ejected from the vehicle, Sandwich Fire Chief William Carrico said.Firefighters…

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Yarmouth man gets probation for attacking woman

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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BARNSTABLE — A 47-year-old Yarmouth man was put on probation after pleading guilty to assault and battery on a woman who said he slammed her head against the pavement during an altercation and then slapped her when she was being treated at Cape Cod Hospital.Timothy R. Barrows was also…

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Police use stun gun to subdue man

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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WELLFLEET — A reported domestic disturbance ended with a man being hit with a stun gun by police on Wednesday.The man was brought to the hospital after police used a stun gun on him during a response for a disturbance at a Harding Lane home at about 8 p.m., according to a statement from Wellfleet…

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Another right whale found dead

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

There doesn’t seem to be an end to the bad news on right whales this summer. With a dozen found dead this year, most of them in a flurry of deaths since June, the Coast Guard reported right whale death number 13 Monday, 145 miles east of Cape Cod.On Thursday, the whale was identified by matching…

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K-9 Staties earn their kibble…

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Hyannis News

  It has been a successful week for state police K-9 units.     K9 Duke Locates Person in Distress in Ware…   On Monday August 14th at about 3:25 a.m., Ware Police Department requested K9 assistance in searching for an individual that fled a local hospital during an evaluation.…

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Peace and unity rally to be held Saturday at Cape synagogue

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

 HYANNIS — Members of the Cape’s faith community will hold a peace and unity rally at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Cape Cod Synagogue on Winter Street.The event, called an “Interfaith Gathering of Unity, Love and Strength,” asks participants to stand in support of compassion and…

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Committee appointed to address problems at Dennis beaches

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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SOUTH DENNIS — The selectmen this week appointed members to a new committee focused on beach safety in response to anger and concern among residents and visitors over allegations that teenagers were seen having sex at Mayflower Beach on the Fourth of July.The Beach Safety and Monitoring…

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CARE Fair entertains with student talents

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Wareham News Headlines

After Wareham’s CARE program had an admittedly “iffy” first day with the school on lockdown in July, students celebrated the completion of the six-week program at Thursday’s CARE Fair. “This was a great six weeks,” said Jane Fondulis, director of Office of Beyond School Time. “Although…

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Harwich lobster raffle to aid breast cancer research

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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HARWICH PORT — In a win-win fundraiser, Linda Kelley at George’s Place Fish Market is selling raffle tickets to give people a chance to name a 10-pound lobster residing in a tank there.Proceeds from the sale of the $1 ticket will go to the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, whose…

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The new face of farming on Cape Cod

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

WOODS HOLE — John “Rooster” Fricke is a 21st century farmer.In 2012 he converted the hobby garden at his Woods Hole home into a “micro farm” that grows some of the hottest peppers in the world. Space is tight at just 0.6 acres, so as demand has increased for his hot…

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Brewster animal shelter gets influx of dogs from hoarding situation

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BREWSTER — The Animal Rescue League shelter in Brewster just got a lot busier with 18 dogs brought to the Route 6A facility from the home of someone with a hoarding disorder.Twenty-five dogs were taken from a home in central Massachusetts, with most of them coming to the Brewster…

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Charlottesville Mayor To Make Confederate Statue Announcement

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch

BREAKING: Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer will make a major announcement about the Robert E. Lee statue Friday.

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GOP senator says Trump hasn’t shown stability, competence

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A prominent Republican senator delivered a stinging rebuke Thursday of Donald Trump’s short time in office, declaring he has not shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed.

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County seeks public’s help in naming new dredge

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BARNSTABLE — A new dredge will soon be working in local waters, and it needs a name.The Barnstable County Dredge Program is asking the public to submit ideas for a name for the new vessel, which is under construction in Baltimore and will join the county’s other dredge, the Cod Fish, in…

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Multi-Agency Response to Onset Three Alarm Fire

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Police and Fire News

Deck: Fire in remote area, multiple structures invovledTowns: WarehamTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Fire in remote area, multiple structures involved…Main Image: Main Image Credit: Multi-agency response…

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721 East Vance Street.

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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The twenty-eighth in a series of posts highlighting buildings in East Wilson Historic District, a na

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Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

America’s diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump’s top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief’s warnings a bluff.

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Responders continue to fight fire in 3 Onset houses

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Wareham News Headlines

A fire was reported in a two-structure house on Bedard Road in Onset around 3:20 p.m. on Thursday and the fire spread to two other houses within an hour, according to emergency broadcasts. The houses, located next to Lopes Park off Onset Ave, were vacant, neighbors said. “The kids go up there to…

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Pedestrian struck, seriously injured in Brewster

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Wide News

BREWSTER – A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured in Brewster sometime after 4:30 PM. The crash happened on Main Street (Route 6A) near the Brewster Ladies Library. Rescuers called for a MedFlight helicopter to meet the ambulance at Barnstable Municipal Airport. Brewster Police requested…

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Responders fight fire in 3 Onset houses

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Wareham News Headlines

A fire was reported in a two-structure house on Bedard Road in Onset around 3:20 p.m. on Thursday and the fire spread to two other houses within an hour, according to emergency broadcasts. The houses, located next to Lopes Park off Onset Ave, were vacant, neighbors said. “The kids go up there to…

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President Trump’s ardent backers support him more than ever

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SUN CITY, Arizona — President Donald Trump’s most ardent champions are sticking by him, happy to absolve him of any wrong in the blame game over the deadly weekend violence at a rally of white supremacists.Some Republican members of Congress have criticized Trump’s back and forth response…

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Large fire in Onset

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Wide News

ONSET – A two-alarm fire tore through a house in the Onset section of Wareham sometime after 3 PM Thursday afternoon. Firefighters from Bourne also responded to the scene on Bedard Road off Onset Avenue. One house was well involved and at least one other was damaged. The fire was in a remote area…

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Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 12 dead, 80 hurt

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Police said 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in the terror attack.

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Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 50 hurt

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Police said 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in the terror attack.

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New Development Director at Community Development Partnership

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: Formerly Associate Director of Development at IFAWTowns: EasthamTopic: BusinessHub Category: BusinessAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Formerly Associate Director of Development at IFAW…Main Image: Main Image Credit: Britt Beedenbender, new Director…

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Today’s job postings from Career Opportunities - 08/17/17

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Today

Deck: Preventative utility worker, teller/financial service rep…Towns: BarnstableTopic: BusinessHub Category: BusinessAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Preventative utility worker, financial service rep…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Here…

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Boston gives permit for free speech rally, sets restrictions

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BOSTON — Boston has granted permission for an event that organizers are calling a free speech rally but that some people fear is actually a white nationalist rally similar to the one that erupted in violence in Virginia last weekend.The permit for Saturday’s event on Boston Common comes with…

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A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in break rooms

Thursday, August 17, 2017
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

NEW YORK — It’s a largely overlooked but gory reality of the New York City subway system: When someone takes their life by jumping in front of a train, police need to find a place to put the mutilated body until a medical examiner truck arrives.Sometimes, transit workers say, that place is…

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