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Wednesday September 03, 2014

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«Changes present in the classroom»

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 10:59 via Wareham News Headlines

It’s back to books, buses, and the ABCs for students, teachers, and the rest of the faculty in Wareham. A few schools have seen or will soon see cosmetic changes, a new dual-enrollment program is now available to middle school students, and all seems to be going well across Wareham’s public schools.…

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West Yarmouth woman charged with OUI drugs, child endangerment

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 9:45
via Police and Fire News

Caller alerts YPD to driver all over the roadway read more

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West Yarmouth woman charged with OUI drugs, child endangerment

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 9:45
via Cape Cod Today

Caller alerts YPD to driver all over the roadway read more

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COPS: Drunken driver crashes jeep into river… swims ashore… flees on foot… and fights…

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 8:47
via Hyannis News

Actual YPD press release: Yarmouth Police and Fire Departments responded to a report of a Jeep in the water of Parker’s River late last night. The suspect swam ashore, fled on foot, and was encountered by Officer Justin Haire a short distance down the road. The suspect was verbally abusive and…

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Alleged drunk driver leaves bumper behind

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 6:21
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Two Worcester police officers were injured when a sport utility vehicle hit the back of their cruiser and drove away, leaving a crucial clue behind.

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Where candidates for governor stand on casinos

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 5:55
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The future of casino gambling in Massachusetts has become a major topic of debate among the three Democrats and two Republicans seeking gubernatorial nominations.

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UMass starts semester with giant clambake

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 5:53
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

More than 3,000 traditional New England clambake dinners were served on the Amherst campus on Monday.

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Nantucket Seems To Think It’s 1944, Installs Warning Sirens All Over The Island

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 5:27
via The Real Cape

Ack.net- Beginning next spring, if you hear sirens sounding throughout the island, it could be an alert to a fire, impending storm or another emergency event. The town’s new Emergency Warning System is comprised of three sirens which will be installed over the winter or spring. One will be in Madaket,…

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Video purports to show beheading of second US journalist

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 5:16
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S.

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MA Patch Daily: Health Care Costs on the Rise; Ted 2 Filming; Kittens Rescued From Construction…

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 5:14
via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch

Plus, local kids help rescue an injured swan and a state tax amnesty program kicks off.

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Benny brings in big bucks for charity - Martha’s Vineyard Times

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 4:57
via Martha's Vineyard Times

Martha’s Vineyard TimesBenny brings in big bucks for charityMartha’s Vineyard TimesBenito "Benny" Mancinone (center) raised $1,672 for the Joseph Jerome Memorial Foundation. From left: Robyn Lopes-Beaulieu, Kelly Arruda, Ella Sea Gruner, Jason Gruner, Tracy Briscoe, Benny, Ed Jerome,…

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Jean Dupon will close Le Grenier in October - Martha’s Vineyard Times

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 4:57
via Martha's Vineyard Times

Martha’s Vineyard TimesJean Dupon will close Le Grenier in OctoberMartha’s Vineyard TimesAfter 55 years in the restaurant business Chef Jean Dupon still has a smile and a twinkle in his eye. After working in restaurants for 55 years, French chef Jean Dupon is retiring. On Sunday, October…

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Welcome, Lucas

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 4:53
via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

4:53 pm, September 2, 2014Maelyn Gerard and Josh Gerard of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Lucas Paul Gerard, born on August 28 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. var switchTo5x=false;stLight.options({publisher:'ef8ddb61-e8d9-4053-9694-0dc034050ea1'});

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Cape Cod History – 1975 – The National Seashore Bans Nude Bathing

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 4:51
via The Real Cape

CCT – In 1975 the National Park Service, professing concern about preserving a fragile world of dune and wave, beach plum and seashell, has come up with a novel solution: It is proposing to ban nudity within the boundaries of the Cape Cod National Seashore. The government proposed fines of up to…

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Yvonne LaBrecque Memorial Service

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 4:50
via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 4:50pmA memorial service for Yvonne LaBrecque will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 238 Main street in Vineyard Haven. Yvonne died in Portland, Ore., on Oct. 11, 2013. She was 94. Friends and family will gather to share memories…

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Boat with five aboard strikes jetty - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 4:31
via The Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror

Boat with five aboard strikes jettyNantucket Island Inquirer(Sept. 2, 2014) Coast Guard Station Brant Point was notified a boat with five people aboard struck the west jetty Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m. According to emergency-services radio broadcasts, it was not known if there were any injuries,…

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Lucille M. Day - Martha’s Vineyard Times

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 4:27
via Martha's Vineyard Times

Lucille M. DayMartha’s Vineyard Timesday_-lucille Lucille M. Day of Edgartown, formerly of Pocasset and Norton, died at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, August 29. She was 87. Lucille was born on December 10, 1926, in Boston to Maurice and Beulah (Rodenhiser) Herman.

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Meghan Trainor on “Entertainment Tonight” - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 3:46
via The Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror

Meghan Trainor on "Entertainment Tonight"Nantucket Island Inquirer(Sept. 2, 2014) Nantucket's own Meghan Trainor, whose hit "All About That Bass" has more than 40 million YouTube views and hit number-one on iTunes earlier this summer, is scheduled to be featured on tonight's…

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Lucille Day Enjoyed Family Time

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 3:43
via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 3:37pmLucille M. Day of Edgartown, formerly of Pocasset and Norton, died at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, August 29. She was 87.She was born Dec. 10, 1926 in Boston to Maurice and Beulah (Rodenhiser) Herman. She was raised in Randolph and was a graduate…

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Brewster man arraigned after allegedly driving into beach

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 3:20
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A 30-year-old Brewster man who allegedly drove his Jeep into Parker’s River Beach late Sunday night was arraigned today in Barnstable District Court.

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Derby volunteers needed for fillet duty - Martha’s Vineyard Times

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 2:56
via Martha's Vineyard Times

Martha’s Vineyard TimesDerby volunteers needed for fillet dutyMartha’s Vineyard TimesThe Derby weigh station, shown in this file photo, will open for business on Sunday, Sept. 14. The Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby committee is gearing up for the start of the five-week…

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September Brings Early Comers

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 2:50
via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

2:49 pm, September 2, 2014Susan B. WhitingThe American golden plover was hunted on the Vineyard and elsewhere in the 1800s. According to a recipe from Fanny Farmer that was sent to me by Betty Surbeck of the Camp Ground and Pennsylvania, the plovers should be cooked like quail. var switchTo5x=false;stLight.options({publisher:'ef8ddb61-e8d9-4053-9694-0dc034050ea1'});

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Yarmouth woman faces OUI, other charges after arrest

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 2:32
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A West Yarmouth woman was arrested Sunday evening on Camp Street after a bystander called police about a possible impaired driver, according to Yarmouth Deputy Police Chief Steven Xiarhos.

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Time Magazine Names Massachusetts The 2nd Worst State For Drinking

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 2:21
via The Real Cape

Time – Massachusetts: Massachusetts is well-known for its many colleges and universities, but the state’s laws seemed aimed at preventing these students from having very much fun. Out of state drivers licenses aren’t acceptable proofs of age under state law, meaning that out-of-state visitors…

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Gas drops by a penny per gallon in Massachusetts

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 2:01
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts continue to decline, although more slowly than they have been.

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Yarmouth police investigate reports of Cape runaway seen in Boston

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 2:00
via Cape Cod Today

Michaela Gulley was reportedly seen in the area of Faneuil Hall this past weekend read more

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Yarmouth police investigate reports of Cape runaway seen in Boston

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 2:00
via Police and Fire News

Michaela Gulley was reportedly seen in the area of Faneuil Hall this past weekend read more

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New Campus Begins to Take Shape for Vineyard House

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 1:53
via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

1:50 pm, September 2, 2014Ivy AsheAt an open house last week, leaders at the Island’s only residential facility for recovery from addiction showcased the new modular Vineyard Haven complex. The $3 million project is due to be completed by the end of the year. var switchTo5x=false;stLight.options({publisher:'ef8ddb61-e8d9-4053-9694-0dc034050ea1'});

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Barnstable Today 09 02 2014

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 1:50
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Barnstable Today 09 02 2014 Barnstable Today Daily News Program. From: BarnstableChannel18 Views: 0   0 ratings Time: 10:01 More in News & Politics

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New Report Shows Average Mass. Resident Paying $7,550 on Health Care

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 1:01
via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch

The report offers a first ever look at total health care expenditures in the Bay State.

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DRUNKEN DRIVER CRASHES JEEP INTO RIVER, SWIMS ASHORE FLEES ON FOOT, AND FIGHTS P…

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 1:00
via YPD Facebook Wall

DRUNKEN DRIVER CRASHES JEEP INTO RIVER, SWIMS ASHORE FLEES ON FOOT, AND FIGHTS POLICE OFFICER Yarmouth Police and Fire Departments responded to a Jeep in the water of Parker's River late last night.  The suspect swam ashore, fled on foo, and was encountered by Officer Justin Haire a short distance…

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The Seals Have Officially Invaded Our Beaches In Eastham

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 12:57
via The Real Cape

CCT – The Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore (FCCNS) recently reported that gray seals–and a lot of them–have found their way to Eastham. According to FCCNS, August saw the establishment of a new seal haul out at Coast Guard Beach on the Cape Cod National Seashore (CCNS). The…

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Reports: Missing girl spotted in Boston this weekend - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 12:57
via The Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror

Nantucket Island InquirerReports: Missing girl spotted in Boston this weekendNantucket Island Inquirer(Sept. 2, 2014) The Yarmouth Police Department announced today that it has received several reports that former island teen Michaela Gulley was spotted in Boston this weekend. According to a social-media…

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CITIZEN CALLER HELP POLICE TRACK DOWN DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVER WITH 2 YEAR OLD CHILD…

Tue, September 02, 2014 - 12:42
via YPD Facebook Wall

CITIZEN CALLER HELP POLICE TRACK DOWN DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVER WITH 2 YEAR OLD CHILD IN VEHICLE A concerned citizen called YPD last evening reporting a vehicle driving all over the roadways, striking a curb and causing damage to property, and then leaving the scene. Yarmouth Police tracked the vehicle down…

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