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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 (7 hours, 6 minutes ago) via Hyannis News

[HN NOTES] It was a like a scene from one of those snow globes that become blizzard-like after a couple of good shakes. In this case, it was an early morning routine traffic stop that turned into a brief drug … Continue reading → The post HN PHOTOS: “Snow globe shake up…” first…

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Medical Fraud Division In Office Of AG Healey Recovers Millions From Health Providers Who Defrauded…

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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HYANNIS – Attorney General Maura Healey recently announced that the office’s Medicaid Fraud Division reclaimed over $55 million in fraudulent medical earnings during the 2021 calendar year. The Division investigates and prosecutes health care providers who defraud the state’s MassHealth Medicaid…

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Harwich To Hold Pair Of Public Info Sessions On Revisions To Wastewater Management Plan

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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HARWICH – The Town of Harwich and GHD Consulting Services are inviting the public and stakeholders to participate in a pair of public info sessions seeking input and feedback on revisions to the Town’s Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan. The Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan seeks to…

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Cape and Islands COVID Cases on the Decline

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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FALMOUTH – Health officials say the Cape Cod and Islands region is likely putting the peak of the latest surge of COVID-19 cases brought on by the Omicron variant behind it, but say they will continue to watch death rates. The latest figures from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health report…

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Virtual Summit to Help Develop Yarmouth Housing Plan

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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YARMOUTH – A virtual summit will be held on February 3 to review strategies to be included in Yarmouth’s Housing Production Plan. The Yarmouth Community Housing Committee will be accepting thoughts and feedback as development continues on the plan, which will look to address needs such as…

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Whelan Gets Two Endorsements in Race for Sheriff

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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HYANNIS – First Barnstable District State Representative Tim Whelan has received two new endorsements in his campaign for Barnstable County Sheriff.  The Mashpee Police Sergeant’s Union and the Bourne Patrolman’s Association have both endorsed Whelan in his race for the seat. “I…

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COVID Boosters to be Offered Thursday at Yarmouth Senior Center

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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WEST YARMOUTH – Booster shots of the Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson and Johnson coronavirus vaccines will be provided on Thursday, January 27 at the Yarmouth Senior Center. The pop-up clinic will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in association with the town’s Board of Health alongside Cape Cod…

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Army Corps of Engineers Gets $273 Million for Infrastructure

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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BOURNE – The New England District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive more than $273 million in additional funding for projects and studies thanks to the Infrastructure Investment and Job Act and the 2022 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. In Massachusetts, that will translate…

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Man suffers serious hand trauma aboard ship off Dennis

Monday, January 24, 2022
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DENNIS – A man suffered serious hand trauma after an incident on a vessel off Dennis. According to reports, the hand got caught in a winch causing significant trauma. The victim was brought into Sesuit Harbor sometime after 11 AM and transported by ambulance to Cape Cod Hospital. Further details…

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Time Running Out For Sandwich Residents To Participate In Bike Trail Survey

Monday, January 24, 2022
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SANDWICH – The Town of Sandwich is reminding residents of an invitation to participate in an online survey gathering input on proposed updates to the town’s bicycle accommodations and infrastructure. Proposed changes include new routes between the Cape Cod Canal and Service Road and shared use bike…

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Feds Oppose Latest Legal Effort to Block Tribe’s Reservation

Monday, January 24, 2022
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BOSTON (AP) – The Biden Administration is opposing renewed efforts to block a Massachusetts tribe’s sovereign reservation. The U.S. Department of the Interior, in a legal brief filed January 14 in Boston federal court, argues the court should reject efforts to reopen a federal court challenge…

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New Study Provides Insight Into North Atlantic Right Whale Calf Development And Life Histories

Monday, January 24, 2022
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HYANNIS – A new study led by the New England Aquarium is using genetic testing to expand knowledge of the parentage, survival, growth rates and life history of North Atlantic Right Whale calves, including the revelation that four calves previously believed dead are currently alive. For decades, whale…

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Bass River Bridge Replacement Plan Moving Forward

Monday, January 24, 2022
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  HYANNIS – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation hosted a recent virtual public hearing to update the public on its plans for a proposed bridge replacement over Bass River on Route 28 as it approached its 25% design milestone. At the meeting, Mass DOT Project Manager Robert Antico…

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BJ’s Joins Mass Online Food Purchasing Program

Monday, January 24, 2022
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HYANNIS – The state has added BJ’s Wholesale Club to the Massachusetts SNAP Online Purchasing Program. The recent announcement adds the chain to a list of retailers that already includes Stop & Shop, Walmart, Hannaford, and others.   Since the virtual option was added, $122 million has…

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Mass. December Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9%

Monday, January 24, 2022
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  HYANNIS – The December unemployment rate for Massachusetts dropped to 3.9%, down from the revised November estimate of 5.2%. According to the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, the state gained 20,100 jobs last month. The highest increases in the job market were seen in the…

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OpenCape Pushes for Better Internet Accessibility

Monday, January 24, 2022
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HYANNIS – OpenCape is advocating for improving internet accessibility on the Cape & Islands. Barnstable County is deciding on how to best use over $40 million in COVID-19 recovery money and Open Cape Steven Johnston is asking residents to consider the importance of expanding internet infrastructure…

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***  WATCH ***  Marstons Mills man walks away from severely damaged wreck only to…

Monday, January 24, 2022
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MARSTONS MILLS – A Marstons Mills man was extremely lucky to walk away from a “severely” damaged single vehicle crash with non-life threatening injuries last evening, but not so lucky in that he’s facing criminal motor vehicle charges, according to … Continue reading → The post…

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Morning Coffee at Nauset Light Beach

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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Opportunities to get outside with the camera have been few and far between this winter. I was happy

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West Barnstable Fire responds to another early morning crash

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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WEST BARNSTABLE – At about 1:30 AM the West Barnstable Fire (WBFD) and Barnstable Police responded to this single car verses utility pole crash on Willow Street. There were no injuries. Early Saturday morning, WBFD responded to two crashes in the same spot on Route 6. The post West Barnstable Fire…

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Wellfleet Police investigating second major crash on Sunday

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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WELLFLEET – Two vehicles collided in Wellfleet around 2:30 PM Sunday afternoon. The crash happened on Route 6 at Spring Valley Road. No injuries were reported. Traffic was tied up while firefighters mitigated a fluid spill and the scene was worked. Wellfleet Police are investigating the crash which…

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Driver extricated after pickup strikes tree in Harwich

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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HARWICH – Firefighters had to extricate the driver of a pickup truck that struck a tree in Harwich. The crash happened about 12:30 PM Sunday on Route 137 by the Lighthouse Charter School. A utility pole was also damaged in the crash. Once freed, the victim was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with…

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Developing: Wellfleet Police investigating overnight fatal crash

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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WELLFLEET – Wellfleet Police want you to be advised there will be police activity in the area of Route 6 and Old Wharf Road for an investigation with the Massachusetts State Police into a fatal motor vehicle accident. More information will be released later today. Anyone who may have seen activity…

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Photo essay: Peaceful places

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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All photos by Jane Sheehy Emplit/CWN The post Photo essay: Peaceful places appeared first on CapeCod.com.

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Family Table Collaborative Announces Upcoming Meal Distribution

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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HYANNIS – The Family Table Collaborative (FTC) has announced that its next meal distribution will take place on Thursday, January 27 at the Hyannis Youth Center. Those interested in receiving a free meal can sign up by texting the FTC at (774) 251-9502 with their name and the number of people they…

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Better Business Bureau Raising Awareness Of Scammers Targeting Owners Of Lost Pets

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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HYANNIS – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning residents of malicious schemes being practiced by scammers to take advantage of people who have recently lost their pets. According to the Bureau, con artists comb through social media posts to find targets who have lost their pets with the…

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JFK Hyannis Museum Launches New Speaker Series

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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HYANNIS – The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is launching “Coffee @ The Kennedy Museum,” a winter speaker series that will include talks on history, civil rights, art, science, and other topics. The museum, which honors the late president’s legacy and connection to the Cape, has partnered with…

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Barnstable Reminds Citizens of DPH Mask Advisory

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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BARNSTABLE – The Town of Barnstable is notifying citizens of a recent advisory from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to wear a mask or face covering when inside, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. This advisory does not apply when a resident is inside their own home. The message…

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HN PHOTOS & AUDIO: Woman charged with drunk driving after mowing down Yarmouth telephone…

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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SOUTH YARMOUTH – A woman was placed under arrest for drunk driving after allegedly crashing into a telephone pole early this morning. The first officers on scene found the telephone pole across Station Ave near the intersection with Wood Road. … Continue reading → The post HN PHOTOS &…

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HN PHOTOS: F350 completely destroyed after slamming into tree… both occupants transported…

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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HARWICH – At around 8:25 p.m., officials received the call regarding a single vehicle into a tree with injuries in the area of 600 Depot Street. One of the first officers on scene reported that the F350 pickup truck was … Continue reading → The post HN PHOTOS: F350 completely destroyed…

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West Barnstable Fire responds to two early morning crashes in the same spot

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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WEST BARNSTABLE – At 2 AM & 4 AM, West Barnstable Fire (WBFD) and State Police responded to these two single car crashes on Route 6 East, just past the weigh station. The second crashed car landed in the exact same spot and facing the same direction as the car that crashed 2 hours eariler.…

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One person seriously injured in car vs tree crash in Sandwich

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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SANDWICH – One person was seriously injured when their vehicle struck a tree in Sandwich Saturday morning. It happened about 9:45 AM on Great Hill Road. The victim was transported to South Shore Hospital trauma center in Weymouth. The crash is under investigation by Sandwich Police. The post One…

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Chatham Historical Commission Seeks Input on Zoning Bylaw

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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CHATHAM – A virtual community input session will be held on Tuesday, February 1 by the Chatham Historical Commission to hear public comments about a recent draft Historic Incentive bylaw regarding zoning. The law would help preserve historically significant buildings and sites by enabling them…

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Cape Playhouse Welcomes Tony Award-winning New Artistic Director

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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DENNIS – The Cape Playhouse has welcomed Tony Award-winning producer David Elliott as its new artistic director.   Elliott said he is bringing his multi-faceted skill set of directing, producing, and general managing to the historic theater, which is owned and operated by the Cape Cod Center for…

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Lawmakers Highlight Legislation to Expand Energy Costs Assistance

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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HYANNIS – With cold temperatures setting in, lawmakers both on Beacon Hill and in Washington joined for a virtual roundtable to discuss legislation that could assist vulnerable households with heating costs. The Heating and Cooling and Relief Act announced by Senator Ed Markey and New York Congressman…

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