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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: 92

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: 89

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: 69

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: 109

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: 141

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: 126

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: 125

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: 112

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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Yarmouth Police Offer Junior Police Academy

Yarmouth Police Offer Junior Police Academy

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on July 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 160

YARMOUTH, MA (July 14, 2017) – Does your child dream of one day becoming a police officer? Maybe you’d like your youngster to learn more about law enforcement and begin a positive relationship with local police. The Yarmouth Police Department is holding its Summer 2017 Junior Police Academy during the last week of July. This […]

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Cape Cod Real Estate Volume and Value Up

Cape Cod Real Estate Volume and Value Up

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on July 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 127

BARNSTABLE, MA (July 13, 2017) – Real estate is a booming business on Cape Cod. According to Barnstable County Register of Deeds Jack Meade, real estate sales in June 2017 were up 7.7 percent , and the total value of sales was up 2.7%. Year to date, the volume of sales was up 5.5%, and […]

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New Social Hours- Coming this fall! views: 15

  Looking to give your social media skills a boost? Join us for Social Hours! These one hour workshops will give you the tools and training you need to reach and engage your online audience. Drop in! Members and the public are welcome.    

Cape Cod Regional Technical High School Planning Large-Scale Replacement Project views: 27

Plans to construct a brand-new Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in Harwich are in the works. Before the project can move forward, voters in each town served by the district must vote to authorize funding for the project. The vote will be held in Barnstable, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro, […]

JOSE: Local Emergency Planners Keep Watch views: 27

BARNSTABLE, MA (September 21, 2017) — A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for the Cape and Islands, as Jose appears to be in a holding pattern off the coast of Nantucket. The Cape and Islands began feeling the impact of Tropical Storm Jose mid-day Wednesday, with rain and wind continuing through the night. The […]

TONIGHT: Share Your Thoughts on the Future of Barnstable’s Recreational Fields views: 28

Barnstable Plans Improvements to Town-Owned Recreational Fields Public Informational Meeting to be held TONIGHT HYANNIS, MA (September 21, 2016) — Baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, lacrosse, even pickleball – you name a sport, and the Town of Barnstable has a field on which you can play. But some of the Town’s fields and courts have fallen into […]