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Nancy Viall Shoemaker named Cape Cod Woman of the Year
Shoemaker Named Woman of the Year

Nancy Viall Shoemaker named Cape Cod Woman of the Year

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on May 10, 2018 • views: 248

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. […]

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CapeFLYER Begins Memorial Weekend 2018
Cape Flyer Returns with New Fares

CapeFLYER Begins Memorial Weekend 2018

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on May 7, 2018 • views: 142

 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 […]

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Radio Play “The Mooncussers Tale” to be performed Wednesday at Cotuit Center for the Arts
Mooncussers on Stage

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

Filed in Arts, NEWS HEADLINES by on May 7, 2018 • views: 257

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 […]

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RTA Encouraging Young Riders

The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Kicks off Youth Initiative

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on May 3, 2018 • views: 83

  Hyannis, MA – April 30, 2018 – The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority has successfully engaged in an ongoing effort to educate senior citizens and enhance services in collaboration with Councils on Aging across the Cape. To supplement this endeavor, the Cape Cod RTA has created a Youth Initiative with a mission to educate […]

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Barnstable County Cooperative Extension awarded $985,000 over a 4-year period in collaboration with WHOI Sea Grant
Sea Grant to Support County Aquaculture Initiatives

Barnstable County Cooperative Extension awarded $985,000 over a 4-year period in collaboration with WHOI Sea Grant

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES by on May 3, 2018 • views: 97

BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – The Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension has been named a subrecipient for a multi-year federal award from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to the Woods Hole Sea Grant Program based at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). NOAA funds 33 Sea Grant programs nationally, providing a variety of funding opportunities […]

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Cumberland Farms Honors Fallen Officer with One-Day Fundraiser
Cups for Sean

Cumberland Farms Honors Fallen Officer with One-Day Fundraiser

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on May 3, 2018 • views: 129

Local retailer Cumberland Farms is holding a one-day fundraiser to benefit the Sean Gannon Memorial Fund. On Friday, May 4th, all Cape and Islands Cumberland Farms will donate 20 cents for every hot and iced coffee and Chill Zone beverage purchased to the Officer Sean Gannon Memorial Fund via the Yarmouth Police Foundation. Cumberland Farms […]

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Sagamore Bridge: All Four Lanes are OPEN
Sagamore Bridge: OPEN

Sagamore Bridge: All Four Lanes are OPEN

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on May 2, 2018 • views: 296

All four lanes of the Sagamore Bridge are once again open. The repair work on the Sagamore Bridge is nearly complete. The contractor, R. Zoppo Corporation of Stoughton, Mass., is now off the bridge and all four travel lanes are open. During the next few days the contractor will continue to perform off-roadway work and […]

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NECN Meteorologist and CCCC Alum to Speak at CCCC’s 56th Commencement
NECN Meteorologist to Speak at CCCC Commencement

NECN Meteorologist and CCCC Alum to Speak at CCCC’s 56th Commencement

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on May 2, 2018 • views: 90

Cape Cod Community College will welcome back to campus, 1984 Alumnus Tim Kelley, well known Meteorologist for the New England Cable News Network – NECN, as it is Commencement Speaker for the 2018 ceremonies, May 24th at 4 p.m. at the Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis, MA. “I’m extremely pleased to have Tim accept our […]

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Cape and Plymouth Business 2018 40 under 40 Honorees Announced
40 under 40 Awards Announced

Cape and Plymouth Business 2018 40 under 40 Honorees Announced

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on April 30, 2018 • views: 804

The best and brightest young professionals on Cape Cod are being honored for their drive, talent, and contribution to the community. Cape and Plymouth Business has announced the 2018 40 under 40 honorees. Every year, the organization receives hundreds of nominations for this prestigious award, and the list is culled to the 40 individuals who […]

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Sagamore Bridge Work Nearing Completion
Sagamore Bridge Work to Wrap This Week

Sagamore Bridge Work Nearing Completion

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation, Uncategorized by on April 30, 2018 • views: 85

Feeling challenged traveling on and off-Cape while work is done to the Sagamore Bridge? Relief is in sight – at least until the busy summer season begins. The US Army Corps of Engineers reports that repair work on the Sagamore Bridge is nearing completion, nearly a month ahead of schedule. Phase Three of work is […]

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ROWER IN DISTRESS RESCUED 530 MILES OFF CAPE COD views: 31

This past Friday, June 15th, the alarm for help was sounded by a man aboard an ocean rowboat 530 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The rower in distress, Niall Macdonald, activated his emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) around 12:30 a.m., alerting Coast Guard radio watchstanders to the dire situation. Macdonald reportedly faced […]

Yarmouth Police Officers Assaulted, Man Arrested views: 40

Police departments across the nation all share one top priority: to protect and serve their community. Being in this line of work can be very gratifying, but officers must constantly be on their toes as dangerous situations can develop suddenly and be almost impossible to predict at times. Yarmouth PD is no exception, and knows […]

KICKOFF OF HYARTS ARTIST SHANTIES & WEEKLY SUMMER FESTIVITIES views: 41

Endless opportunities lie ahead to delve into all things art and culture with the 2018 summer kickoff of the Hyannis HyArts Cultural District festivities. Cape Cod residents have been gearing up for the plethora of exciting events that the Town of Barnstable has commissioned to take place throughout the summer and into the fall season, […]

Fratantonio Sentenced to Life views: 33

District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced that a Barnstable Superior Court Jury found Christopher Fratantonio (DOB: 11/28/1980), of Cotuit, guilty of the charge of Murder in the First Degree in connection with the murder of his wife, Mary Fratantonio. The jury deliberated for approximately two hours after a five day trial before returning their verdict. The […]