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«Town of Barnstable announces 55+ Community Safety Day»

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 (1 hour, 14 minutes ago) via Cape Wide News

HYANNIS – The Town of Barnstable, Barnstable Police, and the five Fire Districts would like to invite YOU to participate in our first ever “55+ COMMUNITY SAFETY DAY on September 22 nd from 11 am 2 pm What is 55+ Community Safety Day? This event will bring fun, educational, and safety resources…

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Car strikes utility pole, rolls over in Falmouth

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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FALMOUTH – A car struck a utility pole and overturned in Falmouth sometime after 9:30 PM Tuesday. The crash happened at Teaticket Highway (Route 28) and Maravista Avenue. The pole was snapped and across the roadway forcing the closure of the area. The driver was evaluated by EMTs. Falmouth Police…

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Yarmouth Police announce Deputy Chief Kevin Lennon will be next Chief

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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YARMOUTH – Yarmouth Police send congratulations to Deputy Chief Kevin Lennon on being selected to replace Chief Frank Frederickson who is retiring on October 31st. The Yarmouth Selectboard unanimously selected Kevin at tonight’s meeting. The process to select the Chief began in June and involved…

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Steamship Authority Acquiring Two Vessels

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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FALMOUTH – The Steamship Authority has announced that it will purchase two Offshore Supply Vessels to add to its fleet.  The sister ships were used for the oil and gas industry off the Gulf Coast and will eventually replace the open-deck freight vessels M/V Gay Head and M/V Katama, said Authority…

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Tuesday Sips: Twenty Boat Spiced Rum from Cape Cod

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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Happy National Rum day to all. August 16th is National Rum day I discovered and it seemed the perfec

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***  WATCH ***  MOTORCYCLIST CRITICALLY INJURED IN MARSTONS MILLS… BARNSTABLE POLICE…

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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  MARSTONS MILLS – As you will hear in the following HN “video,” at around noon today – Tuesday, 8/16/2022 – Barnstable Police officers and local firefighters scrambled toward a crash involving a motorcycle on Route 28, just west of the intersection with Putnam Ave (near the entrance to…

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Biden Signs Massive Climate and Health Care Legislation

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has signed Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill. It’s the “final piece” of the president’s pared-down domestic agenda as he aims to boost his party’s standing with voters ahead of midterm elections. The legislation includes…

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Wind Advisory, High Surf Advisory

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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Wind Advisory  URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 314 PM EDT Tue…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM EDT WEDNESDAY…  *WHAT…North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph   expected.  * WHERE…Barnstable…

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Golf Committee 08 09 2022

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Sprinklers douse fire in Dennis basement

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
via Cape Wide News

DENNIS – Sprinklers prevented a fire from escalating in Dennis. Fire crews responded to a multi-occupancy structure at 133 Division Street around 1 PM Tuesday Everyone evacuated safely and no injuries were reported. Further details were not immediately available. The post Sprinklers douse fire…

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Cape Conversations: Karen Ellery Jones on Her Work with the Samaritans.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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Cape Conversations: Karen Ellery Jones on Her Work with the Samaritans.

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Shellfish Committee   08 10 2022

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Community Preservation Committee 08 15 2022

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Old Kings Highway Historic District Committee 08 10 2022

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2022 Hyannis Fire Academy Recap

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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2022 Hyannis Fire Academy Recap

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Cape Conversations: Sen Susan Moran on the End of the Legislative Session

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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Cape Conversations: Sen Susan Moran on the End of the Legislative Session

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Motorcyclist critically injured on collision with car in Marstons Mills

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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MARSTONS MILLS – A motorcyclist was critically injured in a clision with a car shortly before noon Tuesday. The crash happened on Falmouth Road (Route 28) by the Stop & Shop. Bystanders reportedly performed CPR before rescuers arrived. The victim was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital. Barnstable…

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Storm Surge on Cape Cod

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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For ten years we’ve spent two weeks with the Kwait’s in Orleans, at the elbow of Cape Cod.  For several years on Pilgrim Lake, now Aryes Pond.  South of us is Chatham, a larger town with a long street of shops and restaurants.  Last night (our first this year) we ordered take pizza…

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Barnstable Officials Urge Residents to Confirm Voting Information

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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BARNSTABLE – Barnstable officials are urging residents to confirm their voting information, as the town has made precinct boundary changes following recent redistricting. Those who have moved recently to or within Barnstable ,or have changed their mailing address or name, need to contact the Town…

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Habitat for Humanity Raises $50,000 with New Deconstruction Program

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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WELLFLEET – Habitat for Humanity has raised over $50,000 through its recently launched Deconstruction Program to boost affordable housing on Cape. Through the program, Habitat recovers cabinetry from buildings being renovated and sells them at their Restore Locations. Recently, Habitat removed…

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Cape Cod Healthcare Expands Visitation Policy

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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HYANNIS – The visitation policy at Cape Cod Healthcare’s sites has been expanded. Effective immediately, those 18 years old and above will be permitted to visit inpatients between 12 and 6 p.m. Visitors will be allowed for labor and delivery during that same time frame, while one person will…

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Barnstable Accepting Proposals for Block Grants

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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BARNSTABLE – Proposals for how to utilize money from the Community Development Block Grant program are now being accepted by Barnstable officials. The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, was created to boost resources for medium and low income residents. Projects…

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Falmouth Opposes Potential Addition of Early Morning Ferry Trip

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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FALMOUTH – An addition of a potential early morning freight trip by the Steamship Authority from Woods Hole to Martha’s Vineyard has received negative response from Falmouth town officials, who say the area is already congested and overburdened. Peter Jeffery, Falmouth member of the Authority’s…

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Installation of a new traffic light to cause delays on Station Avenue in Yarmouth Tuesday and…

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
via Cape Wide News

YARMOUTH – The Dennis- Yarmouth School District with their contractors, Robert B. Our and Bell Traffic, is installing a new traffic signal on Station Avenue. This traffic signal will be installed between Captain Nickerson Road and Captain Small Road at the proposed exit of the Dennis-Yarmouth Intermediate…

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Daucus carota in the Morning

Monday, August 15, 2022
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I was fascinated by this plant on a recent morning walk. I will be keeping my eye out for more Daucus carota/Queen Anne Lace.   I have seen bees taking shelter in blossoms of Rosa rugosa and can imagine this flower providing the same kind of accommodations.            

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Woman injured after run over by own vehicle in Barnstable

Monday, August 15, 2022
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BARNSTABLE – A woman reportedly suffered leg injuries after apparently being run over by her own vehicle. It happened about 5 PM Monday at the Dunkin’ on Iyannough Road (Route 132). The victim was transported to Cape Cod Hospital under a trauma alert. Further details were not immediately…

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Three vehicle crash injures three, causes major delays on Route 6 in Eastham

Monday, August 15, 2022
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EASTHAM – A three vehicle crash was reported on Route 6 at Hoffman Road in Eastham just after 3:30 PM Monday. Officials reported the highway was closed for an undetermined amount of time. Four ambulances were called to the scene with at least three people transported to Cape Cod Hospital. All vehicles…

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Retired Dennis Police Chief John Symington passes away

Monday, August 15, 2022
via Cape Wide News

DENNIS – On behalf of the men and women of the Dennis Police Department, Chief John Brady regrets to announce the death of retired Dennis Police Chief John Symington on August 11, 2022. Chief Symington was 71 years old Chief Symington spent a 33-year career with the Dennis Police Department where…

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Sheriff’s boat assists in man overboard call Sunday

Monday, August 15, 2022
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FALMOUTH – At approximately 14:00, the Barnstable Sheriff’s Office vessel S-300 heard a relayed distress call from M/V Grenada, reporting a Man Overboard. No detailed location was immediately available as the reporting party was not familiar with the area, saying only that he was near Cuttyhunk,…

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HN STREET PHOTO: “Madone!”

Monday, August 15, 2022
via Hyannis News

  Main Street Hyannis, Massachusetts A young mother bounces her baby girl while briskly passing by, both laughing, all the way down the sidewalk. Call me old fashioned but to me, there is nothing more beautiful and satisfying to see than a mother and her child safely enjoying life together. And…

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Wareham firefighters extinguish fully involved camper blaze

Monday, August 15, 2022
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WAREHAM – On Monday morning at 3:13 AM, the Wareham Fire Department responded to a home on Marion Road for a reported trailer fire. Fifteen firefighters under the command of Capt. Chip DeBlois quickly attacked the fully involved camper fire, preventing any extension to the residence. There were…

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