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Cape and Islands Legislative Delegation Asks for Oversight Hearing in Follow Up to the Killing Of Officer Gannon

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Police, politics by on April 25, 2018 • views: 3

The following is a letter sent by the Cape’s legislative delegation to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary and the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security “We owe it to Sergeant Gannon, his family, and the Yarmouth Police Department to take a hard look at what happened, particularly at the Trial Court, witness protection […]

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 Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant
Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant

 Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on April 18, 2018 • views: 56

YARMOUTH POLICE SERGEANT SEAN M. GANNON Yarmouth Police Department Sergeant Sean McNamee Gannon, age 32, died on impact in the line of duty from a gunshot wound to the head on April 12, 2018. Born August 22nd, 1985 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Sergeant Gannon graduated from All Saints Elementary School in 1999, and Bishop Stang […]

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Procession for Fallen Police Officer Sean Gannon
Funeral Procession for Fallen Officer

Procession for Fallen Police Officer Sean Gannon

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on April 17, 2018 • views: 1265

This afternoon, fallen Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon will be escorted with full law enforcement honors from Doan Beal and Ames on West Main Street in Hyannis to St. Pius Church in Yarmouth. The community is asked to wear blue and to line the streets as the procession escorting Officer Gannon makes its way to […]

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Senator Julian Cyr to Host Office Hours in Barnstable and Wellfleet
Cyr to Hold Office Hours

Senator Julian Cyr to Host Office Hours in Barnstable and Wellfleet

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on April 11, 2018 • views: 37

State Senator Julian Cyr will be holding office hours in Barnstable and Wellfleet next week. All are welcome to attend and share concerns, discuss issues, or seek assistance on a matter involving state government. Dates & Locations: Tuesday, April 17, 3:30pm – 5:00pm Wellfleet Public Library, 55 West Main Street, Wellfleet Wednesday, April 18, 1:30pm – 3:00pm […]

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Barnstable County Congratulates Yarmouth Officials for Raccoon Rabies Work
Rabies Work Praised

Barnstable County Congratulates Yarmouth Officials for Raccoon Rabies Work

Filed in Community, Municipal Issues, NEWS HEADLINES by on April 10, 2018 • views: 54

BARNSTABLE (MA) April 10, 2018 – The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment would like to congratulate two Town of Yarmouth officials—Amy L. von Hone, Assistant Health Director, and Karl W. von Hone, Director of the Division of Natural Resources—on their recent recognition by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for their efforts […]

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Senate Passes Bill Regulating Short-term Rentals
Senate Passes Short-Term Rental Legislation

Senate Passes Bill Regulating Short-term Rentals

Filed in Environment, Housing, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on April 5, 2018 • views: 62

Within the Short-Term Rental Legislation, Senator Cyr Establishes the Cape Cod and Islands Water Protection Fund to Address Critical Wastewater Projects (Boston, Mass.) – Yesterday, the Senate passed S. 2381, An Act regulating and insuring short-term rentals. The bill expands the scope of the state’s room occupancy excise tax and local option excise tax to […]

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RMV Closed This Weekend

Registry of Motor Vehicles CLOSED Tonight Through Monday

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on March 22, 2018 • views: 122

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles will be closed from Thursday March 22 at 7:00 PM to Monday March 26 at 8:00 AM. Non-pubic safety services are unavailable and the RMV will not process transactions. The closure is due to a technology upgrade. The following will be affected by this shutdown: All RMV Service Centers […]

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March for our Lives Hyannis: Saturday March 24
March for our Lives Hyannis

March for our Lives Hyannis: Saturday March 24

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on March 21, 2018 • views: 529

On Saturday, March 24th 2018 from 11:00am – 3:00pm at the Hyannis Village Green, 367 Main St, Hyannis,  the newly established Cape Cod Student Board, along with students from across Cape Cod and the Islands, will hold a satellite event to support the national March For Our Lives. Led and established entirely by students, this […]

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Dennis Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges
Dennis Man Faces Drug Charges

Dennis Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on March 19, 2018 • views: 476

A Dennis man is facing multiple drug charges including possession with intent to distribute cocaine. On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 1:00 in the afternoon Yarmouth and Dennis police executed a search warrant at 377 Sesuit Neck Road in East Dennis.  The search warrant was obtained based on probable cause developed during an investigation into […]

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55 Days of Sagamore Bridge Work Scheduled to Begin This Month
Sagamore Bridge Work

55 Days of Sagamore Bridge Work Scheduled to Begin This Month

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on March 19, 2018 • views: 1871

A major project is about to begin on the Sagamore Bridge that could have serious impacts on morning and afternoon commuter travel. Later this month, the Army Corps of Engineers will embark on a 55 day project to replace damaged roadway joints on the bridge. Travel over the bridge will be reduced to one lane […]

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Member Spotlight: James Locke views: 29

  James is heading overseas for a few months, but he’s been a staple of the Media Center this year since joining in August of 2017. Born in England, James spent much of his childhood in Kenya before joining the army and traveling the world. He came to the Cape on an expedition in 2010 […]

Going Green! Earth Day Events and More! views: 67

Earth Day is nearly upon us (it’s this Sunday, April 22nd), and there’s never been a better time to get involved in the environmental movement. According to the Earth Day Network, more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities every year! This year’s theme is “End Plastic Pollution,” and there are so many […]

Story Slam: How We Met – In Pictures! views: 33

Last night, Cape Media and Cape Cod Beer hosted a Story Slam for a cavalcade of local storytellers, under the theme of “How We Met”. Eight people performed and over $350 was raised for the Yarmouth Police Fund. First Place (and the Audience Favorite award) went to James Barnes, with his well-timed story about a date that […]