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Below are the latest news articles mentioning heroin, fentanyl, Narcan, opioid or overdose from all the local Cape Cod news sources. Most of these stories should be related to recent heroin related arrests, heroin or fentanyl overdoses, opioid addiction and the use of Narcan on Cape Cod.

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HN PHOTOS: Overdose rescue effort… more like an “Apocalypse Sooner or Later” type of thing… »

Sunday September 12, 2021 - 7:54:10 am | via Hyannis News »

HYANNIS – [HN PHOTOS, NOTES & MULLINGS ON THE MATTER] – It’s all hands on deck whenever someone’s overdosing. First the dispatchers (at least two in most cases) burst onto the airwaves, relaying important information to responding patrol cars while … Continue reading →…

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Sheriff’s Office awarded 5 year grant to fight opioid epidemic »

Thursday September 09, 2021 - 12:19:43 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOURNE – Sheriff James M. Cummings announced today that the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office was awarded a Grant from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. The grant, in the amount…

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ROAR Ride for Opioid Addiction Recovery Returns Sunday »

Tuesday September 07, 2021 - 5:00:10 am | via NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – The Ride for Opioid Addiction Recovery (ROAR Ride) will return this weekend to help those struggling with substance abuse disorders. The 40 mile ride starting at Falmouth High School and ending in Hyannis will begin staging at 9 am on Sunday, September 12, and will officially kick off…

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Sunday Journal – ROAR Ride with Founders Karen Herrand and Jamie Pina »

Friday September 03, 2021 - 12:54:48 pm | via NewsCenter »

The ROAR (Ride for Opioid Addiction Recovery) motorcycle ride will kick off September 12 to help support opioid addiction recovery and transition on Cape Cod. Founders Karen Herrand and Jamie Pina join Sunday Journal this week to discuss how the COVID pandemic has exacerbated the existing opioid epidemic…

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Youth Basketball Tournament To Raise Opioid Addiction Awareness »

Friday August 27, 2021 - 5:00:06 am | via NewsCenter »

OAK BLUFFS – Martha’s Vineyard ‘Boat to the Basket’ will host its second annual Youth Basketball showcase on Saturday, August 28 from 9 am to 6 pm at Niantic Park in Oak Bluffs. MV Boat to the Basket is an educational recreation program aiming to help end opioid addiction on the Cape…

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Fourth Annual ROAR Ride Ready for September Launch »

Tuesday August 17, 2021 - 5:00:30 am | via NewsCenter »

FALMOUTH – The Fourth Annual Ride for Opioid Addiction Recovery (ROAR) will be taking place on Sunday, September 12. The motorcycle ride is 40 miles long and will begin at Falmouth High School at 874 Gifford Street in Hyannis. It will end at Barnstable High School at 744 West Main Street in Hyannis.…

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Mashpee Wampanoag member sentenced for role in heroin trafficking organization »

Tuesday August 10, 2021 - 7:42:02 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON, MA – A member of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for his role in a wide-ranging heroin trafficking conspiracy. Joshua Johnson, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs to time served plus an additional two weeks (for…

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Osterville man sentenced in connection with Heroin conspiracy »

Monday July 26, 2021 - 10:36:03 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON, MA – An Osterville man was sentenced in federal court in Boston today for his role in a wide-ranging heroin trafficking conspiracy. Eric Brando, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs to 66 months in prison and six years of supervised release. In February 2020,…

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BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK FENTANYL OD’S: Second overnight OD for young man at Yarmouth hotel, as young woman also ODs nearby in Hyannis…  [HN PHOTOS] »

Tuesday July 13, 2021 - 8:02:50 am | via Hyannis News »

TOP HN PHOTO: EMTs load a young adult male overdose patient into an ambulance this morning in Yarmouth. SECOND HN PHOTO: This morning’s overdose scene in Hyannis.   YARMOUTH/HYANNIS – [HN NOTES & THOUGHT ON THE MATTER] – The radio … Continue reading → The post BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK…

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AG Healey Outlines Purdue Pharma Settlement Plan »

Friday July 09, 2021 - 5:00:39 am | via NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – Attorney General Maura Healey has announced the resolution of a lawsuit against the Sackler family and their company, Purdue Pharma, that will see the company transform into an entity that will work towards combating the opioid crisis using its own profits. The resolution requires a payment…

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