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«Capewide bike trail hits bump in Bourne»

Sunday, August 28, 2016 (21 minutes ago) via Cape Cod Times Headlines

CAMP EDWARDS — The fast track to a bike path extending from Woods Hole to Provincetown may have hit a bit of a speed bump.At a Wednesday meeting at Camp Edwards, members of the Joint Base Cape Cod Military-Civilian Community Council asked the Cape Cod Commission to seriously consider an extension…

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Breaking: Divers called to West Dennis

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Wide News

WEST DENNIS – Divers from  have been called to Captain Keavy’s Way to assist in a search for a missing person. CWNs Kevin Morley is on the scene and we’ll have further coverage as details become available.

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Trey Miranda Foundation receives donations from Junior Onset Bay Association

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Wareham News Headlines

Heading back to school will be easier for some Wareham kids in need thanks to a donation from the Junior Onset Bay Association. The Junior Onset Bay Association recently gave money to Teena Miranda who started a backpack drive in memory of her late son, Trey Miranda. Trey passed away on June 5 from brain…

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Extreme drought puts Cape at high risk of fires

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

‘There are no days without forest fire danger,’ fire official says.

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Boat overturns off Eastham

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Wide News

EASTHAM – Rescue boats from Eastham, Wellfleet and Orleans responded to an area about a 1/2 mile off Sunken Meadow Beach for an overturned boat around 6 p.m. A Good Samaritan also assisted in pulling one person from the water who was not injured.

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Boat fire at Wellfleet Town Pier

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Wide News

WELLFLEET – Firefighters were called to the Wellfleet Town Pier for a reported boat fire sometime after 5 p.m. The fire was reportedly below decks on the fishingvessel Black Bear. Firefighters pulled a hose line to completely extinguish the fire and check for any further extension. No injuries…

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Preservation group to honor ‘environmental heroes’

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

DENNIS — The Association to Preserve Cape Cod will honor “environmental heroes” at its annual meeting Monday night.George Heufelder, director of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, will receive the Paul Tsongas Environmental Excellence Award for years of work…

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14-year-old boy flown to Boston after crash in woods

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

MASHPEE — A teenage boy was taken to a Boston hospital via Boston MedFlight after a motorcycle crash this afternoon, according to Mashpee fire Capt. Joseph Peltier. The 14-year-old was riding his motorcycle in the woods near Lowell Road and Old Barnstable Road, he said. Firefighters responded…

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Barnstable Schools Open Wednesday

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch

Barnstable schools open Wednesday as students head back to school!

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Near-drowning victim flown to Rhode Island Hospital

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

SANDWICH — A person who was found floating off of Town Neck Beach was taken out of the water by good samaritans and brought to Rhode Island Hospital via Boston MedFlight this afternoon, according to Sandwich fire Deputy Chief John Burke. The victim had been in the water for three to four…

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Where should the Hall of Fame move to?

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via CodBall

The Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame is once again attempting a move this off-season, according to the Cape Cod Times. Last year, the league cancelled the annual Hall of Fame ceremony and announced they would be moving the Hall. Plans were quietly scrapped. If you haven’t been to the Hall,…

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Six-mile backup to Sagamore Bridge

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Traffic is fairly typical on this beautiful Sunday, the last weekend of the summer before Labor Day. There’s a six-mile backup to the Sagamore Bridge along U.S. 6, with the trip clocking in at 25 minutes, according to Google Maps traffic. Route 28 north to the Bourne Bridge is seeing…

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Man seriously injured in dirt bike accident in Mashpee

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Wide News

MASHPEE – A man was seriously injured in a dirt bike accident in Mashpee shortly after 1:30 p.m. The victim reportedly fell off the bike on a fire road off the intersection of Old Barnstable Road and Lowell Road. A MedFlight helicopter was requested to the Mashpee Police/Fire Headquarters for the…

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28th annual Sullivan 5k draws hundreds to Oak Bluffs

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Martha's Vineyard Times

The heat of the morning sun didn’t stop over 260 runners and walkers from gathering at 8:00 am for the 28th annual Sullivan 5K at Washington Park in Oak Bluffs. This year’s event saw the introduction of a new race, the Diaper Derby, which allows for babies and toddlers to join in the competitive…

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Man airlifted after near-drowning in Sandwich

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Wide News

SANDWICH – A man reportedly nearly drowned in Sandwich sometime after 12:30 p.m. The victim was out of the water when officials arrived at Town Neck Beach. He was taken to the Henry T. Wing School and MedFlighted to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Further details were not immediately available.

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Trump on fatal shooting of Dwyane Wade’s cousin: ‘Just what I’ve been saying.…

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Following reports of the shooting of Dwyane Wade’s cousin, Nykea Aldridge, in Chicago on Friday, Donald Trump posted on Twitter Saturday morning, citing the news as a reason that African-Americans will vote for his candidacy.

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Great White Shark Nursery Found South of Cape Cod

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch

The first-ever great white shark nursery in the North Atlantic has been found south of Cape Cod — explaining a recent surge in sightings.

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Oak Bluffs man drowns in Edgartown pond

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

EDGARTOWN — An Oak Bluffs man drowned while swimming Saturday afternoon in Edgartown Great Pond, state police have confirmed.The victim was identified by the Massachusetts State Police on Sunday as Clinton Griesser, 32, of Oak Bluffs.An investigation into the incident is ongoing under the jurisdiction…

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2 homes damaged by discarded smoking materials

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

Two fires, both caused by smoking materials improperly disposed of in mulch piles, damaged residences this morning.At 6:45 a.m., the Barnstable Fire Department was called to 88 Railroad Ave., Barnstable, for a report of a fire outside a home, said fire Capt. Chris Beal. Firefighters found a pile…

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Oak Bluffs man drowns in great pond swimming accident Saturday

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Martha's Vineyard Times

Sunday, 11:30 am Clinton Griesser, 32, of Oak Bluffs drowned Saturday afternoon while swimming in Edgartown Great Pond in the vicinity of Wilson’s Landing, a public launch ramp located on Mashacket Cove in the northeast corner of the salt pond, State Police said. Edgartown Police, fire rescue and emergency…

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Wellfleet Beach Closed to Swimming Due to Bacteria

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

WELLFLEET – A Wellfleet Beach has been closed to swimming and it’s not due to shark activity. Cahoon Hollow Beach is closed until further notice due to high levels of fecal coliform and total coliform. A water sample tested on Tuesday by the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment…

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Three-vehicle crash in Eastham

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Wide News

EASTHAM – A three-vehicle crash slowed traffic in Eastham Sunday morning. The crash happened on Route 6 near the Nauset Market about 8:15 a.m.. Two people were evaluated. The crash is under investigation by Eastham Police. Photo courtesy of a Cape Wide News reader. If you see breaking news and…

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Outside fires extend to buildings in Barnstable, Hyannis

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Wide News

BARNSTABLE – An outside fire extended to the rear of a house at 88 Railroad Avenue in Barnstable about 6:45 a.m. Sunday. A second outside fire extended to an apartment complex in Hyannis shortly before 8:30 a.m. Crews were called to the Cedar Village Apartments at 70 Main Street. Both fires were…

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Mussels Disappearing from New England Waters, Scientists Say 

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Scientists say the Gulf of Maine’s once strong population of wild blue mussels is disappearing. A recent report in the journal of Global Change Biology says the numbers along the gulf coastline have declined by more than 60 percent over the last 40 years. The Gulf of Maine…

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Fire damages Marstons Mills commercial building

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

MARSTONS MILLS - The cause of a fire that damaged a unit in a commercial building Saturday night is under investigation, according to a Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills fire official.Shortly before 8 p.m. firefighters were alerted to an alarm sounding and sprinklers going off at 40 Industry Road,…

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States Reviewing Energy Projects that would Benefit Region 

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island officials and electric utilities have joined together in evaluating more than 50 solicitations from energy companies to build in the region, generating power for all three states. The three southern New England states hope to leverage…

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Cape schools, students gear up for the new year

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

As Labor Day approaches and summer wanes, thoughts turn to books, backpacks and the learning ahead. We checked in with school superintendents across the Cape to find out about new faces, new programs and any thoughts on the coming school year. Start dates and district websites are listed for each town…

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Meals on wheels: Food truck festival draws crowd

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

FAMLOUTH — When Bob Gaughran woke up Saturday morning, he was planning to hit the beach. He had his swim trunks on and was getting ready for a day in the sun and sand when he looked at Friday’s entertainment insert in the newspaper. He read about the fourth annual Cape Cod Food Truck…

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Cape Cod weather: Pleasant Sunday

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The Cape will see beautiful weather for the last weekend day in August, with sun and a high of 78. Temperatures will fluctuate a bit this week between about 75 and 85, but sun looks like it will be a constant. 

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Moped Rental Business Comes Under Scrutiny

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

7:34 am, August 28, 2016Steve MyrickOak Bluffs selectmen are examining whether the Island’s largest moped rental dealer is operating on town property.

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State Leaders Grapple with Internet-Fueled Economic Changes

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BOSTON (AP) — Political leaders seem split on how to address the internet-fueled changes roiling the Massachusetts economy. At the Statehouse, lawmakers have largely embraced major online players. They’ve passed ride-booking regulations, but agreed not to require drivers for Uber and Lyft to…

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Famous player in Orleans gets shy counterpart

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Wicked Local Cape Cod

 “The cat waits at the windowfor your thin figure striding up the walk,hole in jeans at the knee, crisp blue shirt I like to wear,baseball cap harboring gray hair the barber butchered. “The great horned owl calls at dusk,a ventriloquist–out in our pines or miles away?I strew…

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State Forest Superintendent Steps Down

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

6:53 am, August 28, 2016Steve MyrickThe superintendent of the Manuel Correllus State Forest will leave this week after two years on the job. Virginia Dautreuil steps down Sept. 2.

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Cape Cod Weather: The Forecast for August 28th, 2016

Sunday, August 28, 2016
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. Light northeast wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 8 mph. Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm. Partly sunny,…

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