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«Developing: Falmouth Police investigating attempted abduction of 16-year-old female»

Saturday, June 12, 2021 (57 minutes ago) via Cape Wide News

FALMOUTH – Falmouth Police report that on Friday night at about 10:36 PM a 16-year-old female was walking home from her job in downtown Falmouth when a black SUV began to follow her along Shore Street. The operator eventually pulled up and asked if she wanted a ride home. The female declined and…

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Rollover crash in Marstons Mills

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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MARSTONS MILLS – A traffic crash left one vehicle on its side in Marstons Mills. The crash happened late Saturday morning on Osterville/West Barnstable Road by C.J.s Ranch. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle that ended up on its side and was evaluated. Osterville/West Barnstable Road…

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Whale Throws Human Back…

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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HWH ClipBoard: WHALES CAN BE ALTRUISTIC. JUST LIKE HUMANS. THE WHALE CHANGED MIND AND SPIT THE HUMAN

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The Bourne Bridge

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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This post is part of #52Ancestorsin52Weeks – Week 23 Bridge My paternal grandfather, Gustav Ha

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Orleans Street Names

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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Who remembers the original name of Tonset Road Extension? It was Stone Crusher Road because the mach

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Amid the flowers, a toy exhibit

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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Early ride. A big barn on the Heritage Museum grounds in Sandwich, Mass., held a well-appointed Hist

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CapeCod.com’s Top 5 News Stories

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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HYANNIS – The appearance of toxic algae blooms in Cape Cod’s freshwaters and streams, Congress approving funding for the canal bridge replacements and the renaming of the Cape Cod Air Force Station were among the most read stories from the CapeCod.com NewsCenter this week.  As opening day…

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Animal Rescue League to Fully Reopen Brewster Location

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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BREWSTER – The Animal Rescue League of Boston has announced that all of their adoption and care centers, including the one located in Brewster, will fully reopen on Wednesday, June 16. The organization had to limit operations due to the coronavirus pandemic, with visitors being welcomed only on…

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Survey for Falmouth Complete Streets Project is Open

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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FALMOUTH – The Cape Cod Commission has launched a survey to give Falmouth residents a chance to have their say on the ongoing Complete Streets Prioritization Plan. After more than 200 potential plans to improve driving, walking, public transit, accessibility, and other aspects of transportation…

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Local firefighter graduates State Fire Academy

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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STOW, MA – State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and Deputy State Fire Marshal Maribel Fournier announced the graduation of 19 firefighters from 12 fire departments completed the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s 50-day Career Recruit Firefighting Training Program on June 11, 2021. Class #292…

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Barnstable Graduation, Auto Show Rescheduled by Weather

Friday, June 11, 2021
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BARNSTABLE – Due to expected rain Saturday morning, both the Barnstable High School Graduation and Heritage Museums and Gardens Annual Auto Show have been rescheduled.  The graduation ceremony was pushed back to 1 pm Saturday, June 12, with the gates opening at noon.  “”We have been…

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Child taken to hospital after reported near-drowning in Sandwich

Friday, June 11, 2021
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SANDWICH – Rescuers rushed to the swimming pool at the Ridge Club on County Club Road shortly before 7 PM after reports a child reportedly had nearly drowned. The victim was conscious when crews arrived and was taken to a hospital. Further details were not immediately available. The post Child…

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Multiple people evaluated after crash in Mashpee

Friday, June 11, 2021
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MASHPEE – Officials were called to a traffic crash in Mashpee sometime after 3:30 PM Friday. The crash happened at the intersection of Old Barnstable Road and Great Neck Road North. Multiple people were being evaluated for unknown injuries with at least two transported to hospitals. Traffic was…

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Diver Badly Bruised After Being Caught in Whale’s Mouth

Friday, June 11, 2021
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PROVINCETOWN – Commercial lobster diver Michael Packard is in the hospital after being injured when he was caught in the mouth of a humpback whale off the coast of Provincetown.  The event occurred Friday morning.  “This whale was probably feeding and made a major mistake. And to project…

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Breaking: Diver says he was swallowed by humpback whale while diving for lobsters off Provincetown

Friday, June 11, 2021
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PROVINCETOWN – Cape Wide News can confirm from multiple sources there was a scary encounter for a diver off Race Point Friday morning. A man who was reportedly diving for lobsters encountered a humpback whale. It is not clear exactly what happened but the victim was brought in by boat to MacMillan…

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Lobster Diver Injured When Caught in Whale’s Mouth

Friday, June 11, 2021
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PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A commercial lobster diver was seriously injured when he was caught in the mouth of a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod. Cynthia Packard tells the Cape Cod Times that her brother Michael Packard was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with at least one broken leg after Friday…

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Sunday Journal – Cape Cod Reopening and Nero’s Bill with State Rep. Steven Xiarhos

Friday, June 11, 2021
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After a recent shooting in Braintree ended with three officers injured and the death of K-9 officer Kitt, State Representative Steven Xiarhos talks about legislative efforts that will expand EMT service to police dogs. As the Cape continues to reopen after COVID, he also outlines his “Back to Business”…

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Sunday Journal – Ruth Provost with the Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod

Friday, June 11, 2021
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Ruth Provost joins Sunday Journal this week to discuss how the club is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, how the kids are handling the changes, and what new programs are being implemented or are on the horizon for the service. capecodcom · Sunday Journal – Ruth Provost with the Boys and Girls…

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Sunday Journal – Ropeless Fishing Gear with Dr. Hannah Myers

Friday, June 11, 2021
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Dr. Hannah Myers joins Sunday Journal this week to discuss the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale and some of the greatest threats to them, including fishing gear. She says that “ropeless” gear will go a long way towards helping the marine animal bounce back from possible extinction.…

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Driver escapes with minor injuries after car vs pole in Truro

Friday, June 11, 2021
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TRURO – Truro Firefighters report that on Wednesday at approximately 7:30 PM, the fire department was dispatched to a single car motor vehicle crash involving a pole on Old County Road just south of Prince Valley Road. Only minor injuries were reported. A section of Old county Road was closed until…

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Whale Rescuers Free Humpback from Fishing Gear Entanglement

Friday, June 11, 2021
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PROVINCETOWN (AP) – A three-day effort to free a humpback whale from entanglement in fishing gear ended in success this week. The Center for Coastal Studies said Thursday that the whale, a mature female named Valley, was first spotted Monday by a whale watch boat northeast of Provincetown. The…

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Push to Extend Mail-In, Early Voting

Friday, June 11, 2021
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BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts Senate approved a bill Thursday extending many of the policies adopted when the pandemic hit last year, including mail-in voting, for the next several months. The bill was approved on a voice vote. Lawmakers are hoping to get the measure to Governor Charlie Baker’s…

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The festival windmill and more slayed me

Friday, June 11, 2021
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Take a spin. Smack dab in the middle of the flowers that made the Rhododendron Festival so memorable

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State Reemployment Program Speeds COVID Economic Recovery

Friday, June 11, 2021
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HYANNIS – The state has launched a $4.6 million Rapid Reemployment grant program to assist in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.  The first round of grant funding totals $360,000, and will be awarded to six employer partner programs that will train 105 participants.  The grants…

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Local Organizations Receive Housing Grants

Friday, June 11, 2021
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HYANNIS – Several grants of $1,500 each have been awarded to local organizations that assist with housing issues on Cape Cod and the Islands. The money was secured for the organizations from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation with help from Cape Cod and Islands Association…

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Another Jump in Prices Tightens the Squeeze on US Consumers

Friday, June 11, 2021
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  WASHINGTON (AP) – American consumers absorbed another surge in prices in May —  a 0.6% increase over the past month and 5% over the past year, the biggest 12-month inflation spike since 2008. The May rise in consumer prices reflected a range of goods and services now in growing demand…

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Environmental Advocates Speak Out Against Proposed Gun Range

Friday, June 11, 2021
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HYANNIS – The Association to Preserve Cape Cod is making an effort to stop the proposed Joint Base Cape Cod machine gun range due to environmental concerns. The organization considers the proposed range to be a threat to public drinking water and rare species habitats, in addition to potentially contributing…

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First Raccoon Rabies Case Reported on Cape Cod in 8 Years

Friday, June 11, 2021
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BARNSTABLE – Barnstable County Health officials reported a rabies-positive racoon on Cape Cod Thursday. The raccoon is the first known case of non-bat rabies on Cape in eight years.  The case was discovered through routine testing following a sick animal call in Hyannis.  The Barnstable…

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2021 Boston Pops on Nantucket Postponed to 2022

Friday, June 11, 2021
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  NANTUCKET – The Nantucket Cottage Hospital (NCH) has announced the postponement of the Boston Pops on Nantucket celebration. The event, set to have its 25 Anniversary this summer, has now been postponed to 2022 due to financial difficulties being faced by the island. Next year’s concert is…

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Mashpee Moves Ahead with Route 151 Project

Friday, June 11, 2021
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  MASHPEE – An order of taking was recently approved by the Mashpee Board of Selectmen to further the town’s Route 151 Corridor Improvement Project. The vote was unanimously in favor of approval for the order of taking for the project which is currently in Phase 1 of its development. The work…

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THE TACKLE: Barnstable High School teacher placed on administrative leave for unnecessary roughness… …

Friday, June 11, 2021
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HYANNIS – [HN NOTES & THOUGHTS] – The first indication something had gone awry is when a parent of a Barnstable High School student messaged, “This happened at BHS today. I’m picking up my [child] shortly. A teacher tackled a … Continue reading → The post THE TACKLE: Barnstable…

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Man transported to CCH after pole snapped in Marstons Mills… donut tire may have been cause……

Friday, June 11, 2021
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MARSTONS MILLS – A man was transported to Cape Cod Hospital after the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and snapped a utility pole early this morning. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. At about 12:45 a.m., … Continue reading → The post Man transported to CCH after…

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Breaking: Fire breaks out in large three story building in Falmouth

Thursday, June 10, 2021
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FALMOUTH – Fire broke out at a Falmouth Housing Corperation apartment building at 704 Main Street (Route 28) shortly before 8 PM Thursday. Heavy flames were showing on the outside of the building when crews arrived. The fire reported to be on a deck was quickly knocked down. Crews were searching…

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VIDEO: Barnstable Teacher Placed on Leave Following Physical Altercation

Thursday, June 10, 2021
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BARNSTABLE – Barnstable School District officials said that a teacher involved in physically breaking up an altercation between two students has been placed on administrative leave. School authorities said that they are investigating the incident that occurred Thursday at Barnstable High School.…

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