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«Developing: Section of Route 28 at Hyannis/Yarmouth town line closed due to suspicious package»

Friday, May 20, 2022 (6 hours, 44 minutes ago) via Cape Wide News

HYANNIS – A section of Route 28 between Main Street and Yarmouth was closed sometime after 6:30 PM due to police activity. The area around the GOL Supermarket was also evacuated. Barnstable Police tell Cape Wide News that a suspicious package was discovered in the area and they are waiting for…

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Sunday Journal – AAA Travel Forecast

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Memorial Day—the unofficial start of the summer season—is right around the corner. AAA Northeast Spokesperson Mary Maguire was welcomed back on to Sunday Journal, as she broke down the latest holiday travel forecast while also offering summer travel tips. capecodcom · Sunday Journal – AAA…

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Sunday Journal – First Sharks of the Season with OCEARCH

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Between sharks, right whales and now a recently spotted orca, marine life experts say that Cape Codders should expect more varieties of marine animals off the shoreline. OCEARCH’s Dr. Bob Hueter says as waters warm and decades of heavy human activity is scaled back, sharks like Andromache will start…

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Sunday Journal – Hazardous Waste On Cape Cod

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Cape Cod’s hazardous waste collection events are about more than just spring cleaning, according to Barnstable County’s Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist and Water Guardian Kalliope Chute. For a region like Cape Cod, with only one major source of drinking water, she says that the effects…

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Barnstable Police arrest six men for sexual conduct for a fee

Friday, May 20, 2022
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BARNSTABLE – On Thursday, the Massachusetts State Police, Barnstable Police Department, Boston Police Department Human Trafficking Unit and Homeland Security Investigations (H.S.I.) conducted a mission to reduce the demand of commercial sexual exploitation. An operation was conducted during which…

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Five Arrested with two firearms and 679 grams of Cocaine in early morning drug raids

Friday, May 20, 2022
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HYANNIS – On Thursday, multiple federal search warrants were executed in the Mid-Cape area resulting in five arrests, the seizure of 2 large capacity firearms and ammunition, a bullet proof vest, along with 679 grams of Cocaine with a street value of approximately $50,000. Over the past several…

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Breaking: House fire in Dennis

Friday, May 20, 2022
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DENNIS – Firefighters from Dennis and Yarmouth were called to a house fire in Dennis about 1:45 PM Friday. Heavy fire was showing from one room of the house at 34 Village Green. All occupants were reported to have escaped safely. CWN will bring you further details as we get them. The post Breaking:…

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Friday, May 20, 2022
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Herring on the run

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Blueback herring on the Herring River, Wellfleet The lilacs are blooming and the buttercups brighten

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Amid Shortage, A Baby Center Launches Formula Drive

Friday, May 20, 2022
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HYANNIS – As the nationwide shortage of baby formula continues, A Baby Center has launched a drive to aid families on the Cape and Islands. Residents are invited to donate unopened and unexpired baby formula that is not being used. Formula can be dropped off at A Baby Center’s Hyannis location…

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Estimated Canal Bridge Replacement Costs Range from $3 to $4 Billion

Friday, May 20, 2022
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BOURNE – A transportation official reported that estimated costs for replacing the Bourne and Sagamore bridges will be more expensive than an earlier report previously indicated. “Possibilities from close to $3 billion to close to $4 billion,” said Jamey Tesler, Transportation Secretary and CEO…

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Barnstable July 4th Fireworks Postponed

Friday, May 20, 2022
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BARNSTABLE – The Town of Barnstable has changed the date of its fireworks display to Saturday, September 3rd, instead of holding the event on the 4th of July.   The town had hoped to hold its display on Independence Day, but endangered birds close to the location of the fireworks barge caused…

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Yarmouth Voters Decide Two Select Board Seats

Friday, May 20, 2022
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YARMOUTH – Michael Stone was re-elected to serve on the Yarmouth board of selectmen this week, receiving around 44% of the vote. Dorcas McGurrin won the second available seat with 38% of the vote.   Joe Glynn finished out of the running with 17% of the vote. McGurrin will take Tracy Post’s seat…

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Lobstermen Praise New Fisheries Legislation

Friday, May 20, 2022
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HYANNIS – The Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association praised the passing of legislation that will set up a commission to decide where federal grants for the fisheries will be directed.   The American Fisheries Advisory Committee Act, recently signed into law by President Joe Biden, will call…

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HYANNIS 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS CANCELED DUE TO NEARBY PIPING PLOVERS…

Friday, May 20, 2022
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… AND THE COMMENTS ON THE HYANNISNEWS.COM FACEBOOK PAGE WERE ANIMATED, TO SAY THE LEAST (Check out the HN post and read all the comments on the HyannisNews.com Facebook page by CLICKING HERE) THE FOLLOWING IS THE ACTUAL TOWN OF … Continue reading → The post HYANNIS 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS…

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Police, NPS rangers investigating single car crash on Race Point Road in Provincetown

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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PROVINCETOWN – Provincetown Police and National Park Service Rangers are investigating a single-vehicle crash in Provincetown Thursday evening. The crash happened about 10 PM on Race Point Road between Beech Forest and the Visitor Center. The car reportedly struck a split rail fence which partially…

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Brewster Fire/Rescue responds to motor vehicle crash late Wednesday evening

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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BREWSTER – On Wednesday at 10:46 PM, Brewster Fire/Rescue was dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Slough Road in the vicinity of Derby Lane. On arrival units found a single car that had left the roadway and struck a tree in the adjacent woods. The two occupants of the vehicle had self extricated…

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Firefighters extricate victim after three-vehicle crash in Dennis

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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DENNIS – Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to free a victim following a three-vehicle crash in Dennis about 3:30 PM Thursday afternoon. The crash happened at the intersection of Trotting Park Road and Lower County Road. At least two people were transported by ambulance to Cape Cod Hospital.…

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Discover Barnstable - Arts and Culture Episode 16

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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Developing: One hospitalized, hotel evaluated after Hazardous Materials incident in Yarmouth

Thursday, May 19, 2022
via Cape Wide News

WEST YARMOUTH – The Hampton Inn on Route 28 in Yarmouth was evaluated sometime after 10 AM. Yarmouth Firefighters were called to the hotel after reports of one person not feeling well. Pool chemicals were reportedly being mixed at the time. As a precaution, the hotel was evacuated. One person was…

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Crash snarls traffic before Sagamore Bridge

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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BOURNE – A three-vehicle crash on Route 6 about 9 AM snarled the morning commute approaching the Sagamore Bridge. No serious injuries were reported. Mass State Police are investigating the cause of the crash. The post Crash snarls traffic before Sagamore Bridge appeared first on CapeCod.com.

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Seven dolphins strand at Wellfleet low tide on Wednesday

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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WELLFLEET – Following initial calls to its Stranding Hotline, and the threat of an outgoing tide, local experts from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) deployed to the rescue of seven Atlantic white-sided dolphins in Wellfleet, MA, this morning. Thanks to a strong local community…

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US Case of Monkeypox Reported in Massachusetts Man

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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NEW YORK (AP) – Massachusetts has reported a case of monkeypox in a man who recently traveled to Canada. Health officials said Wednesday they are looking into whether the case is connected to small outbreaks in Europe. Monkeypox is typically limited to Africa and the rare cases in the U.S. and…

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Biden Invokes Defense Production Act for Baby Formula Shortage

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and has authorized flights to import supply from overseas. He is facing mounting political pressure over a domestic shortage caused by the safety-related closure of the country’s…

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Chatham Town Offices to Remain Closed Through End of May

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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CHATHAM – Town offices in Chatham will remain closed through the end of May following damage related to a power surge in late April. Repairs have been made to the elevator, boiler, and alarm systems at the offices, but officials discovered additional gas leaks to go with persistent electrical problems.…

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Officials Say More Areas of US May See Mask Recommendations

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) – U.S. officials say the COVID-19 pandemic could get worse in the U.S. in the weeks ahead, and more people could be advised to again wear masks indoors. Increasing numbers of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations are putting more of the country under guidelines issued by…

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App to Provide Verified Sightings of Sharks Off New England

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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HYANNIS – An aquarium and environmental organization are working together to collect better data about shark sightings and help keep people informed of when the animals are nearby. The New England Aquarium in Boston and Chatham-based Atlantic White Shark Conservancy said Wednesday their expansion…

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Experts: Warming Waters Mean More Sharks, Whales

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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HYANNIS – Between sharks, right whales and now a recently spotted orca, marine life experts say that Cape Codders should expect more varieties of marine animals off the shoreline as waters warm and decades of heavy human activity is scaled back.  Dr. Bob Hueter with the research nonprofit…

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Panel Recommends Replacing Massachusetts Seal, Motto

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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BOSTON (AP) — The commission put together to study the racial implications of the Massachusetts state seal and motto has voted unanimously to recommend that both be replaced. GBH News reports that the Special Commission on the Official Seal and Motto of the Commonwealth, made up of lawmakers, members…

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Falmouth Select Board Seeking Input on Mayflower Wind Pitch

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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FALMOUTH – Input on the Mayflower Wind proposal is being sought by the Falmouth Select Board. Residents will have a chance to provide their thoughts on the project, which would bring an underground electric cable to the town via offshore wind energy turbines. The Select Board in Falmouth has yet…

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***  WATCH ***  DRIVER “U.A.” AFTER CAR SLAMS INTO TREE [DEVELOPING]

Thursday, May 19, 2022
via Hyannis News

WEST BREWSTER – [DEVELOPING] – As you will hear in the following HN Video, a young female driver is “U.A.” with the investigating officer requesting an “AR” number after a sedan struck a tree last evening, according to police radio … Continue reading → The post ***  WATCH…

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Driver escapes serious injury after car strikes pole, catches fire in Harwich

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
via Cape Wide News

HARWICH – A car reportedly struck a utility pole and burst into flames in Harwich. It happened sometime after 6 PM Wednesday in front of 24 Church Street. Luckily the driver was able to self extricate and escaped serious injury. Power was knocked out to 600 Eversource customers in the area. The…

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Bread and Roses Book Signing

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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I was honored to have the chance over the weekend to do a book signing at one of my favorite booksto

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Cape Conversation Sen Susan Moran State Budget

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Cape Conversation Sen Susan Moran State Budget

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