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HN PHOTOS: Met Mary while the sailors took warning…

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
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[HN NOTES] “Red sky at night, sailors delight; red sky in morning, sailors take warning,” is an old adage my dear mom used to repeat in the days when dad worked as a skipper on one boat, and I, a … Continue reading → The post HN PHOTOS: Met Mary while the sailors took warning… first…

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Judge Blocks Biden Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
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AUGUSTA, GA (AP) – A federal judge has blocked President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors. It’s the latest in a string of victories for Republican-led states pushing back against Biden’s pandemic policies. U.S. District…

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Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra Announces Show Cancellation’s Due To COVID-19

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
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HARWICH – The Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra has announced that it is cancelling a pair of concerts scheduled for Saturday, December 11 at 5 pm at St Christopher’s Church in Chatham and Sunday, December 12 at 3 pm at the Pilgrim Congregational Church in Harwich Port as part of its winter celebration…

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Scientists Announce 2021 Class Of North Atlantic Right Whales

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
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HYANNIS – Researchers with the New England Aquarium’s Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life recently announced the naming of the 2021 class of North Atlantic Right Whales following a vote of the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium. Although every whale is assigned a four-digit number in the North…

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Barnstable Human Rights Commission Announces Keynote Speaker Jonathan James Perry

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
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BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) has confirmed its keynote speaker for its Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast. The event, held virtually this year on Friday, December 10 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am, will feature Jonathan James Perry, a traditional singer, dancer,…

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Mashpee Supports for Cape Cod Police Academy Despite Deficit

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
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MASHPEE – After a recent audit, the Cape Cod Municipal Police Academy (CCMPA) was revealed to have a deficit of $170,000, though regional officials including those in Mashpee have voiced their support for the continued operation of the institution.  Falmouth officials also discussed the deficit,…

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Five Beneficiaries Receive Local Bank Grant Funding

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
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HYANNIS – The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Charitable Foundation Trust recently announced that it has awarded $26,000 in grant funding to five local non-profit organizations providing services in the region. The largest beneficiary was the Falmouth housing Trust New Projects Fund, which received…

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State Awards Vocational Training Money For Disabled

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
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HYANNIS – The state recently announced that the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) has been awarded a $17 million federal innovation grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration for vocational training for individuals with disabilities. Working with the Massachusetts Commission…

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***  WATCH ***  Male reportedly displayed handgun during road rage incident at Hyannis…

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
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HYANNIS – At around 9:30 p.m. last evening, Barnstable patrol officers responded to the area of Ocean Street after receiving a report that an adult male had displayed a handgun during a road rage incident. Officers first spoke with the … Continue reading → The post ***  WATCH *** …

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Cadets evacuated after smoke reported in Mass Maritime Academy dorm

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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BOURNE – Firefighters rushed to the Massachusetts  Maritime Academy (MMA) on Academy Drive sometime after 10 PM Tuesday evening after smoke was reported coming from a room at the Company 2 dormitory. An image from a MMA webcam showed evacuated cadets on the parade field as firefighters arrived.…

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Solar glare possible cause of Tuesday morning crashes in West Barnstable

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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WEST BARNSTABLE – Tuesday morning, West Barnstable FD responded to this 3-car crash on Route 6 East. One person was transported to Cape Cod Hospital. This was the first of two crashes the WBFD handled this morning. Solar glare may have contributed to the crashes. Photos by West Barnstable Fire/CWN…

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One injured in crash on Route 6 in West Barnstable Monday morning

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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WEST BARNSTABLE – The West Barnstable FD responded to this single car crash on Route 6 early Monday morning. One person was taken to Cape Cod Hospital by ambulance. The crash is under investigation by Mass State Police. The post One injured in crash on Route 6 in West Barnstable Monday morning…

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North Port, FL Police issue “Silver Alert” for man possibly headed to Provincetown-update…

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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NORTH PORT, FL – The North Port, FL Police Department has issued a “Silver Alert” for a man possibly headed to Provincetown. In a tweet, NPPD says 63-year-old Anthony Carlo was last seen leaving his residence in North Port on Sunday in a 4-door silver Subaru Legacy bearing MA plate…

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Fall Slideshow

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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Before winter arrives, a few images from fall.

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***  WATCH ***  PATRIOTS CELEBRANT BOGGED DOWN: Driver fled, left passenger stuck…

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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At around 3am this morning, Yarmouth police and firefighters responded to a cranberry bog just off Rte 28 in West Yarmouth to help a man whose “friend(s)” left him stranded in a irrigation ditch.  The man had been out celebrating … Continue reading → The post ***  WATCH…

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Survivors Gather to Remember Those Lost at Pearl Harbor

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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PEARL HARBOR, HI (AP) – Pearl Harbor attack survivors are expected to gather at the site of the bombing to remember those killed 80 years ago. About 30 survivors and 100 other veterans of the war were expected to participate in a ceremony at a pier overlooking the USS Arizona Memorial. They will…

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Identity Of Mother Whale And Her Calf Confirmed

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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HYANNIS – The New England Aquarium recently confirmed the sighting of Slalom, a 39-year-old North Atlantic Right Whale and her calf, off the coast of South Carolina. Sighted east of Pawleys Island, S.C. on November 24, Slalom and her calf are among an estimated 336 remaining North Atlantic Right Whales.…

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Officials to Take Comments on West Chatham Center Plan

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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CHATHAM – The Chatham Planning Board will hold a virtual meeting to accept public comments on the West Chatham Neighborhood Center’s draft bylaw on Monday, December 13, at 5:30 p.m.. Town officials have been considering comments and recommendations on the center since the Route 28 Visioning…

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Holtec Assures It Won’t Dump Radioactive Water Into Cape Cod Bay

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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PLYMOUTH – Holtec International has issued a statement saying that it will not be dumping radioactive water from the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station decommissioning process into Cape Cod Bay anytime soon. In the statement issued by Government Affairs and Communications Senior Manager Patrick O’Brien,…

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State Funding Boosts Cape Environmental Resilience

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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BARNSTABLE – The Cape Cod Commission is the recipient of $144,043 from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to complete the Land Use Planning for Economic Resilience project.  The effort is designed to help facilitate mixed-use downtown areas across the Cape…

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Dan Wolf to Step Down as Cape Air CEO

Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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HYANNIS – Cape Air has announced that their CEO Dan Wolf will be stepping down from the post at the start of the new year. Wolf founded the regional airline back in 1989, when they had just one route between Provincetown and Boston. Since then, Cape Air has grown to provide service to nearly 40…

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Air Station Cape Cod assisting in search for woman reported overboard from RI ferry

Monday, December 06, 2021
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PORTSMOUTH, RI – The Coast Guard responded to a reported person in the water in the vicinity of Narragansett Bay, RI. The victim was reported to have fallen off the Prudence Island ferry. CG Station Castle Hill, CG Air Station Cape Cod, and the Narragansett Bay Marine Task Force are engaged in…

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Firefighters extricate driver after vehicle rolls over on Route 6 in Yarmouth

Monday, December 06, 2021
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YARMOUTH – Firefighters removed the windshield of a vehicle to rescue the driver after the car rolled over. The crash happened about 9:30 PM Monday evening on Route 6 westbound near exit 75, Union Street. The driver was reported conscious and alert. Mass State Police are investigating the cause…

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Sea Turtles vs. the Cold

Monday, December 06, 2021
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A few months ago, my husband and I made our first trip to Cape Cod. We went after the summer tourist

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Yarmouth Police arrest man on warrants stemming from multi-jurisdictional B&E investigation

Monday, December 06, 2021
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YARMOUTH – On Friday, December 3, 2021, at approximately 12:15 pm, members of the Yarmouth Police Department Detective Unit, Pro-Active Anti-Crime Unit and Massachusetts State Police located and arrested a male wanted in connection to a string of burglaries and financial crimes on Cape Cod. The…

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Sight(un)seeing

Monday, December 06, 2021
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Boosted by the balmy weather of the South, a Covid jab and fevery night on Chocolate Street, we head

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Man injured in construction accident in Bourne

Monday, December 06, 2021
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BOURNE – A man was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital trauma center in New Bedford after a reported construction accident. According to reports, the victim suffered a serious hand injury while using a paving saw at a location on Standish Road sometime after 1 PM Monday. Further details were…

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Brewster man pleads guilty to killing Red Tailed Hawk

Monday, December 06, 2021
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BREWSTER – A Brewster man pleaded guilty and was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with killing a red tailed hawk, a protected migratory bird. Richard Warburton, 75, pleaded guilty to one count of killing a red tailed hawk and was sentenced by U.S. District Court…

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First Case of Omicron Variant Detected in Massachusetts

Monday, December 06, 2021
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BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Saturday that a woman in her 20s who had traveled out of state is the first known case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus detected in the state. The unidentified woman–a resident of Middlesex County–is fully…

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Baker Weighing $4B Spending Bill Sent to Him by Lawmakers

Monday, December 06, 2021
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BOSTON (AP) – Governor Charlie Baker is weighing a $4 billion spending bill shipped to his desk this week by Massachusetts state lawmakers. The bill directs money from the state’s portion of the American Rescue Plan Act and Fiscal Year 2021 surplus funds to help with the state’s ongoing economic…

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Something Spectacular

Monday, December 06, 2021
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Starting the day looking at yesterday’s sunset. Just a reminder that no matter how the day goe

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Senate Leader, Presidential Candidate Bob Dole Dies at 98

Monday, December 06, 2021
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TOPEKA, KS (AP) – Elizabeth Dole has posted on social media that her husband, Republican political icon Bob Dole, has died at age 98. Dole overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his…

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State Awards $12.6 Million To Increase Contract Tracing, School Health Workforce

Monday, December 06, 2021
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HYANNIS – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health recently announced that it is awarding $12.6 million in community-based funding to fight COVID-19. It includes $8.6 million in school health workforce funds and $4 million for local health boards for contact tracing and case investigations. Forty-three…

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