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Public Hearing: Eversource Proposed Rate Increases

Public Hearing: Eversource Proposed Rate Increases

Filed in Energy, NEWS HEADLINES by on July 31, 2017 0 Comments • views: 389

Public Hearing August 2, 2017 7:00 PM Cape Cod Community College Tilden Arts Center, Main Theater 2240 Iyannough Road West Barnstable, MA 02668 BARNSTABLE, MA (July 31, 2017) — The major electric supplier to Cape Cod, Eversource Energy, is asking to raise its rates. The first rate increase request was filed with the State Department […]

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Chatham: Decomposed Human Remains Found Inside Coast Guard Display Boat

Chatham: Decomposed Human Remains Found Inside Coast Guard Display Boat

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on July 31, 2017 0 Comments • views: 383

CHATHAM, MA (July 31, 2017) The discovery of a decomposed human body in Chatham is under investigation. Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Chatham Chief of Police Mark Pawlina are investigating the discovery of human remains, found inside a United States Coast Guard boat that was on display at Coast Guard Station Chatham. […]

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Construction Underway on New MSPCA Cape Cod Facility in Centerville

Construction Underway on New MSPCA Cape Cod Facility in Centerville

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Uncategorized by on July 31, 2017 0 Comments • views: 306

CENTERVILLE, MA (July 31, 2017) — The sound of dump trucks, hammers, and pouring concrete can be heard along Route 28 in Centerville, as work continues on a brand new facility for the MSPCA Cape Cod. The new facility will house the MSPCA’s adoption care center, treatment center, offices, and a new educational wing. The MSPCA […]

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UPDATE: Young Boy Dies after Rescue from Capsized Vessel

UPDATE: Young Boy Dies after Rescue from Capsized Vessel

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES by on July 31, 2017 0 Comments • views: 527

A boy pulled from the water when a vessel capsized last week near Hog Island Channel in Buzzards’ Bay has died. Harry O’Connor was a third-grader at Nixon Elementary School in Sudbury. Superintendent Anne Wilson sent an e-mail over the weekend expressing her condolences over the young man’s death. The young boy was unresponsive when […]

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Keating Provision to Establish Veterans Opioid Abuse Toolkit Included in DOD Appropriations Bill

Keating Provision to Establish Veterans Opioid Abuse Toolkit Included in DOD Appropriations Bill

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on July 31, 2017 0 Comments • views: 233

WASHINGTON, DC (July 28, 2017) — Yesterday, the US House voted in favor of H.R. 3219, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act. Included in that legislation was a provision authored by Congressman Bill Keating that would direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish an opioid abuse toolkit for community providers who treat our nation’s […]

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New Bus Stop Added at Barnstable Municipal Airport

New Bus Stop Added at Barnstable Municipal Airport

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on July 24, 2017 0 Comments • views: 370

HYANNIS, MA (July 24, 2017) — Local officials are lauding the addition of a new bus stop at Barnstable Municipal Airport, saying it brings a boost to local efforts to improve multi-modal transportation. Peter Pan Bus Lines will now stop at Barnstable Municipal Airport on its way to and from Logan Airport in Boston. The […]

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Steamship Authority High-Speed Ferry Iyanough Back in Action

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on July 18, 2017 0 Comments • views: 335

HYANNIS, MA (July 18, 2017) — The Steamship Authority’s high-speed ferry M/V Iyanough is back in service. The ferry made its return this morning, departing Hyannis for Nantucket at 8:15 AM. The high-speed ferry crashed into the Hyannis Port breakwater on Friday, June 16, injuring 15 people. Authorities say the crew onboard mistook boats and […]

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Large Crowd Attends Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Town Hall at Cape Cod Community College

Large Crowd Attends Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Town Hall at Cape Cod Community College

Filed in Municipal Issues, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on July 17, 2017 0 Comments • views: 468

They filled the Tilden Arts Center main theater, the downstairs Studio Theater, and the Grossman cafeteria – in all more than 1,300 people came to Cape Cod Community College Sunday afternoon to hear U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speak.   Doors opened at 2:30, and by 2:45 the Tilden main theater was full and a line […]

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Five Saved from Sinking Vessel off Martha’s Vineyard

Five Saved from Sinking Vessel off Martha’s Vineyard

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES by on July 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 399

BOSTON, MA (July 14, 2017) – The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five people Thursday from a recreational boat taking on water about one mile south of Squibnocket Point, Martha’s Vineyard. The master of the 30-foot boat Cila radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England on VHF Ch. 16 at about 3:30 p.m., […]

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Congressman Keating Secures Funding for Tick Borne Diseases

Congressman Keating Secures Funding for Tick Borne Diseases

Filed in Environment, Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES by on July 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 334

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 14, 2017) – Congressman William Keating has secured funding to support research and testing for tick-borne diseases. Congressman Keating’s amendment to procure funds for tick-borne illnesses was included in the National Defense Authorization Act, which passed the US House of Representatives today. The Keating amendment specifically gives the Department of Defense (DOD) […]

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Further Details Released Related to Sergeant Gannon Killing views: 291

The Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office has released additional information pertaining to the Commonwealth v. Latanowich. The following is a release from the District Attorney’s office: Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced today that on April 12, 2017 Sgt. Sean Gannon and his K-9 were requested to respond to 109 Blueberry Lane […]

Nancy Viall Shoemaker named Cape Cod Woman of the Year views: 164

The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee, in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners, is proud to announce that the winner of the 17th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is Nancy Viall Shoemaker of West Barnstable. Nancy Shoemaker has been nominated several times over the years. […]

CapeFLYER Begins Memorial Weekend 2018 views: 64

 HYANNIS, MA –May 7, 2018 –  Entering its sixth year of service, the CapeFLYER is excited to announce that trains will again be running from Boston to Cape Cod starting on Memorial Day weekend. Service will begin on Friday, May 25th and operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day. To better serve the CapeFLYER […]

Radio Play “The Mooncussers Tale” to be performed Wednesday at Cotuit Center for the Arts views: 183

Ship’s captains beware, land-based pirates lie in wait. The night is dark and the moon is in hiding, and the mooncussers are out lighting lanterns in lieu of lighthouses to lure ships to wreck along the shores of Cape Cod. The legendary land-based pirates of the 19th century known as mooncussers were responsible for many a […]