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Friday April 25, 2014

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«Falmouth police search for Main Street bank robber»

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 1:00 via Police and Fire News

Suspect fled the First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union on Main Street with an undisclosed amount of cash read more

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Falmouth police search for Main Street bank robber

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 1:00
via Cape Cod Today

Suspect fled the First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union on Main Street with an undisclosed amount of cash read more

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Vacationing firefighter jumps into action

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:51
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

WEST YARMOUTH — A Seekonk firefighter vacationing at a hotel on Route 28 held a small fire at bay Thursday afternoon until Yarmouth firefighters arrived and extinguished it, according to a fire official.

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Vacationing firefighter jumps into action

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:51
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

WEST YARMOUTH — A Seekonk firefighter vacationing at a hotel on Route 28 held a small fire at bay Thursday afternoon until Yarmouth firefighters arrived and extinguished it, according to a fire official.

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Unlicensed teen tries to blame crash on friend

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:50
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

YARMOUTHPORT — An unlicensed 16-year-old Sandwich boy was arrested Wednesday after crashing a Jeep Wrangler into a pole on Route 6A and then trying to blame the wreck on someone else.

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Unlicensed teen tries to blame crash on friend

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:50
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

YARMOUTHPORT — An unlicensed 16-year-old Sandwich boy was arrested Wednesday after crashing a Jeep Wrangler into a pole on Route 6A and then trying to blame the wreck on someone else.

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Sandwich center water fountain close to fruition

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:48
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SANDWICH — The long drought for fans of the water bubbler next to Sandwich Town Hall is just about over.

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Substitute teacher won’t face assault charge

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:48
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

FALMOUTH — A substitute teacher will not face criminal charges stemming from a March 3 altercation with a 16-year-old Mashpee High School student.

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Man on bicycle, 85, struck by SUV while riding in Hyannis

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:47
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

HYANNIS — An 85-year-old man suffered minor injuries when he was struck by an SUV while riding his bike on Sea Street on Thursday, according to the Hyannis Fire Department.

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Police hunt for man who robbed bank on Falmouth’s Main Street

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:47
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

FALMOUTH — Falmouth police and deputies from the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a man who robbed a Main Street bank Thursday afternoon.

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Revamping finance board is top issue

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:47
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SOUTH DENNIS — Of the 50 articles on the May 6 annual town meeting warrant, officials expect the liveliest debate over a petition to make four of seven finance committee positions elected by voters rather than appointed by the moderator.

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Police hunt for man who robbed bank on Falmouth’s Main Street

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:47
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

FALMOUTH — Falmouth police and deputies from the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a man who robbed a Main Street bank Thursday afternoon.

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Dog that bit off woman’s lip taken off Cape

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:46
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

EAST SANDWICH — The dog that bit off a woman’s lip earlier this month at a home at 68 Salt Marsh Road has been returned to its original foster family and will not be put up for adoption again, according to officials.

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Boy’s caregivers accused of abuse

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:45
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The state Department of Children & Families says it has evidence that the two women caring for a South Yarmouth toddler who died two months ago neglected and abused him and his sister.

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Car crash follows fight with boyfriend

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:45
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

HYANNIS — A 20-year-old woman was injured Wednesday night when she drove her car into a tree after a fight with her boyfriend, police say.

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Cogliano hosts Cape campaign kickoff

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:45
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Vincent Cogliano Jr., a Pembroke businessman running as a Republican in this year’s 9th Congressional District race, will hold his Cape Cod kickoff Thursday at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa in Hyannis.

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Car crash follows fight with boyfriend

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:45
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

HYANNIS — A 20-year-old woman was injured Wednesday night when she drove her car into a tree after a fight with her boyfriend, police say.

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Animal group awarded multiple grants

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:44
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

OSTERVILLE — The New England Society for Abandoned Animals has been awarded more than $10,000 in grants to help fund several of its animal care programs, according to statements issued Wednesday by the nonprofit organization.

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Storm surge or sea rise, some parts of Cape are going to be a lot wetter

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:43
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Whether it’s climate change or a storm surge — or both — researchers say it’s a given that the sea will eventually inundate parts of Cape Cod.

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Alliegro begins campaign in Kingston

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:43
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Falmouth cell biologist Mark Alliegro is kicking off his Republican bid to unseat U.S. Rep. William Keating, D-Mass., on Sunday at Jones River Trading Co. in Kingston.

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‘Hockey mom’ takes aim at higher office

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:40
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SOUTH YARMOUTH — The Route 28 Diner was cramped, but Tracy Post looked comfortable in front of familiar faces, asking for votes as though she were getting a two-year head start on re-election to her hometown’s Board of Selectmen.

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As sea rises, so do insurance rates

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:35
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Bay State ocean waters and insurance rates are rising. Just ask those holding 25,000 federally subsidized coastal flood insurance policies in Massachusetts.

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Where do columns come from?

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:35
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

A few weeks ago, after 27 years of writing, I published my 1,000th column. How does someone do that?

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Town board issues permit for Hyannis brewery

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:25
via Cape Cod Times Business

HYANNIS — This week, Barnstable Brewing took one big step closer to reality.

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Change coming for ‘Ladies’ Home Journal’

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:24
via Cape Cod Times Business

Meredith Corp. is ending subscription service for “Ladies’ Home Journal,” one of the nation’s oldest women’s magazines, due to declining advertiser interest.

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Despite its woes, GM turns a profit

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:24
via Cape Cod Times Business

DETROIT — General Motors Co. eked out a small profit in the first quarter, strongly outperforming investors’ expectations amid a recall crisis that threatened to temporarily plunge the automaker into the red.

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Maker Faire comes to Cape

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:24
via Cape Cod Times Business

Saturday’s event at Cape Cod Community College showcases creativity in many forms.

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Postal workers protest Staples partnership

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:22
via Cape Cod Times Business

NEW YORK — Postal workers around the country protested in front of Staples stores on Thursday, objecting to the U.S. Postal Service’s pilot program to open counters in stores, staffed with retail employees.

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Cheers & jeers

Fri, April 25, 2014 - 12:15
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Treasures that washed ashore this week;

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April 25 - 1874: Cape Cod’s radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi born today

Thu, April 24, 2014 - 11:00
via Cape Cod Today

1984: David Kennedy dies of a drug overdose read more

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Bruins powerplay goal narrows gap to 1-2 against Red Wings

Thu, April 24, 2014 - 9:25
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The Boston Bruins scored a powerplay goal against the Detroit Red Wings in the second period at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich., tonight.

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Mashpee substitute teacher won’t face assault charges

Thu, April 24, 2014 - 8:26
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

FALMOUTH – A substitute teacher will not face criminal charges stemming from a March 3 altercation with a 16-year-old Mashpee High School student.

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Mary Herlihy, Mother of 8, Dies at 84

Thu, April 24, 2014 - 8:25
via Falmouth Patch

She was a member of St. Timothy Parish and volunteered at the Norwood Meals on Wheels and the Pine Street Inn in Boston.

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