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«Dennis Police investigating early morning incident that left one person with a puncture wound»

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (1 hour, 2 minutes ago) via Cape Wide News

DENNIS – Dennis Police report that they responded to an address on Swan River Road around 1:15 AM Wednesday morning for a disturbance. Investigating officers located an adult male with an apparent minor injury consistent with a puncture wound, however he refused to speak with police. He was transported…

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Fire slightly damages building in Mashpee

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Wide News

MASHPEE – Firefighters were called to a reported structure fire at 440 Nathan Ellis Highway (Route 151) in Mashpee late Wednesday morning. On arrival at the commercial building, a fire was discovered that apparently started outside and began to extend to the building before it was extinguished.…

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Facets of Glass - Early Machined Press Glass 1827-1830

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Sandwich Community Television

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FLASHBACK: Cape League 1970-74

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via The Barnstable Patriot

Cotuit established itself as the first dynasty team of the Modern era, capturing four consecutive Cape League championships through the mid-70s.When the Modern era began in 1963, the Kettleers had already won the previous two years in 1961-62 before taking two more titles in both 1963 and 64. The four-year…

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SPOTLIGHT: Cape League Highlights (1970-74

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via The Barnstable Patriot

1970June 16 – Jim Van Der Beek of Wareham strikes out 17 batters in an 8-2 win over HarwichJune 17 – Orleans blasts Harwich, 23-3June 18 – 26 ex-Cape Leaguers are chosen in the annual Major League Baseball draftJune 28 – Jim Jachym (Falmouth) strikes out 21 batters, including…

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Barnstable Planning Board continues STR discussions to July 27

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via The Barnstable Patriot

The faces during public comment at Monday’s Barnstable Planning Board meeting via Zoom have become increasingly familiar.The issue has been under consideration since Gov. Baker approved a 5.7% room occupancy tax in January 2019 that took effect last July 1. The tax applies to properties that are…

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Universe is 13.8 billion years old, scientists confirm

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The universe is about 13.8 billion years old, according to new research recently published by an international team of astrophysicists.While this estimate of the age of the universe had been known before, in recent years, other scientific measurements had suggested instead that the universe may be hundreds…

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Reynolds is named Seashore deputy

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Wicked Local Cape Cod

WELLFLEET— Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent Brian Carlstrom said today that Leslie Reynolds was selected as the deputy superintendent of the Seashore.Reynolds has served for the past eight years as the chief ranger of Cape Cod National Seashore and previously as chief ranger of Shenandoah…

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In historic move, North Carolina city approves reparations for Black residents

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The unanimously passed resolution does not mandate direct payments to Asheville residents. Instead it will make investments in areas where Black residents face disparities.

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Oklahoma gov Kevin Stitt tests positive for coronavirus weeks after attending Trump rally

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The governor said he would not have been contagious before Saturday and had an asymptomatic case of the coronavirus before receiving his test results Tuesday evening.

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Walmart to require customers to wear masks at all its stores

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

NEW YORK — Walmart will require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam’s Club stores, making it the largest retailer to introduce such a policy that has otherwise proven difficult to enforce without state and federal requirements.The company said the policy will go…

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Secion of Yarmouth Road closed after car vs box truck

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Wide News

HYANNIS – A car reportedly collided with a box truck in Hyannis sometime before 9:30 AM Wednesday morning. The crash happened on Yarmouth Road (Willow Street) at Ferndoc Street. The car ended up under the truck. The driver was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with unknown injuries. Yarmouth Road was…

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One injured in Eastham crash

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Wide News

EASTHAM – One person was injured in a two-vehicle crasgh in Eastham Wednesday morning. The crash happened on Route 6 at Massasoit Road. One lane was blocked while the scene was worked, The cause of the crash is under investigation by Eastham Police. The post One injured in Eastham crash appeared…

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Pickup vs pole in Falmouth

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Wide News

FALMOUTH – A pickup truck struck a utility pole in Falmouth shortly before 10 AM Wednesday. The crash happened on Hayway Road at Sandwich Road. The driver was evaluated for injuries that were not life-threatening. Eversource was reporting 81 customers without power. Falmouth Police are investigating…

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Judge halts execution amid claims inmate isn’t mentally fit

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A judge on Wednesday halted the execution of a man said to be suffering from dementia, who had been set to die by lethal injection in the federal government’s second execution after a 17-year hiatus.Wesley Ira Purkey, convicted of a gruesome 1998 kidnapping and killing,…

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Trump administration orders hospitals to send coronavirus data to Washington, not the CDC

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The Trump administration has ordered hospitals to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and send all COVID-19 patient information to a central database in Washington starting Wednesday, according to a Health and Human Services document updated July 10.Michael Caputo, HHS assistant secretary…

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Dennis police investigate possible stabbing

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

WEST DENNIS — Police are investigating an incident after a man was left with wounds “consistent with stabbing” early Wednesday, according to a Dennis Police Department official.Police responded to a disturbance on Swan River Road at 1:15 a.m., Lt. Cleve Daniels said. A man was…

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Canada, US and Mexico Poised to Extend Border Restrictions

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

TORONTO (AP) — The U.S., Canada and Mexico are poised to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, officials said. The agreements would extend the closure by another 30 days. A person familiar with the matter said final confirmation of the U.S.,…

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Cape Cod Association Awards $440K in scholarships to 323 local students

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via The Barnstable Patriot

SOUTH YARMOUTH – The Cape Cod Association (CCA) recently awarded more than $440,000 in scholarships to 323 students from Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.“This was a difficult year for the country and a difficult year for higher education,” said CCA President…

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Arts Foundation to hold silent, live art auctions

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via The Barnstable Patriot

At a time when the region’s art scene has been devastated by the pandemic, the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC) is stepping up to raise critical funds for the creative economy through a Silent Art Auction and a Live Art Auction, both of which will be held virtually over the next few weeks.“Proceeds…

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Wellfleet police suspend ground search for missing man

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

WELLFLEET — The Wellfleet Police Department has suspended its ground search for a missing 32-year-old man from Beverly, according to a statement from the department.The department started its search Sunday after it received a phone call reporting an abandoned car in the area of Black Pond…

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***  WATCH ***  HN CRIME SCENE VIDEO: Dennis cops help victim found bleeding heavily…

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Hyannis News

  WEST DENNIS – [DEVELOPING] – As you will see and hear in the following HN Video, at about 1:20 a.m. this morning, Dennis Patrol Officers responded to an address on Swan River Road for what was initially described as … Continue reading →

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Cape Cod Weather: Cloudy Wednesday

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Clouds are expected to linger for most of Wednesday. There is a chance we may see some sunshine during the afternoon. There will be a light breeze. High temperature will be around 70 with a low near 60. Clouds will remain for the evening.Here’s a closer look at the forecast

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Trump looks to scale back environmental reviews for projects

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new federal rule to speed up the environmental review process for proposed highways, gas pipelines and other major infrastructure, a move that critics are describing as the dismantling of a 50-year-old environmental protection law.Trump…

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Eastham seasonal workers bear brunt of beachgoers’ frustration

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

New virus-related protocols spark verbal abuse, vandalism.

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Cape Cod Foundation Gives Out Over $1 Million During Pandemic

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

SOUTH YARMOUTH – After their latest round of grant distributions, the Cape Cod Foundation has now surpassed the $1 million mark in coronavirus relief. Forty-one local organizations have received $1.04 million in money from the foundation’s Strategic Emergency Response Fund. Grants have been…

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Nantucket Airport Responding To PFAS Detection

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

NANTUCKET – Nantucket Memorial Airport responded last week to concerns about the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkly substances (PFAS) in drinking water down-gradient from the airport property. The PFAS have been associated with firefighting foam during tests mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration.…

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Inclusion and Representation Cited in Plimoth Plantation Name Change

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

PLYMOUTH – Plimoth Plantation has announced that they are altering their name as a way to be more inclusive and to better tell the story of the area’s history. The living museum will be officially changing their name in the coming months. In the meantime, the word “Patuxet,” the…

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State Provides Latham Centers With COVID-19 Aid

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

BREWSTER – Latham Centers has received over $393,000 in funding from the state for assistance with costs related to the coronavirus pandemic. The grant was part of a larger initiative by the administration that saw $16.1 million given out to 32 special education residential school establishments.…

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Former Adult Entertainment Club Gets Approved For New Use

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

MASHPEE – The building that use to be the location of Cape Cod’s only strip club is being repurposed. Cape Cod Appliance and Liquidators will use the former Zachary’s Pub as an appliance and sales room. Due to Mashpee’s zoning bylaws the plans for 3,000 square foot location had to “not…

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Everett Mayor Helps Out in Unique Cape Cod Wedding

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via CapeCod.com NewsCenter

MASHPEE – A luncheon was held Tuesday to celebrate Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s contributions to a recent wedding held under unique circumstances on Cape Cod. Matthew and Naomi Kalliath, two doctors who recently moved to Cape Cod for new jobs, had their original wedding plans scrapped due…

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MY VIEW: Proposed bill presents dangers for police

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Senate Bill 2800 purports to force law enforcement to value the lives of Black people and other people of color. It is a disaster both pending and in process.I am asking for our governor and legislators to be brave and strong and immediately voice their objection to the bill. The preamble to the proposed…

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LETTERS: Residents know fireworks are illegal

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

In “The Log” section, I read about the serious damage done to an upscale Cape Cod golf course, The Ridge Club. It seems that illegal fireworks were set off near the seventh hole and a Sandwich resident was charged with destruction of property and unlawful possession of fireworks. I doubt…

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LETTERS: President’s behavior is counter to conservatism

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

The tried and true “conservative” viewpoint has been all but forgotten under Donald Trump. The very essence of the conservative movement has been undermined by a cadre of followers adopting a new offshoot of neo-political direction. One championed by those willing to lie to cover up falsehoods.For…

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