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Yarmouth Police Recognize the Retirement of Patrol Officer Albert C. Roth III
Yarmouth Police Recognize Retirement

Yarmouth Police Recognize the Retirement of Patrol Officer Albert C. Roth III

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on February 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 187

Last Friday, a special ceremony was held at the Yarmouth Police Department’s evening roll call to recognize the retirement of Patrol Officer Albert C. Roth III. Roth, who had served in Mid-Cape law enforcement for over three decades, has served the community in various capacities. These include, but are not limited to: Bike Patrol Motorcycle […]

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Congressman William Keating Reintroduces Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act
Keating Reintroduces Nuclear Decommissioning Act

Congressman William Keating Reintroduces Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on February 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 214

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Bill Keating reintroduced the Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2018, which requires a nuclear plant operator to consult with state and local communities when drafting plans to govern the shutdown of a reactor and eventual transfer of a plant’s federal license. Congressman Keating reintroduced this legislation with Rep. Peter […]

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Senator Julian Cyr Secures $53 Million for Important Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard Infrastructure Projects
Infrastructure Improvements

Senator Julian Cyr Secures $53 Million for Important Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard Infrastructure Projects

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on February 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 219

Capital Project Requests Focused on Geographic Equity and Balancing District Needs State Senator Julian Cyr secured $53 million in funding for Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard’s important regional infrastructure projects on Thursday in the Senate Capital Bond Bill. Cyr presented capital funding proposals including $6.5 million to construct a new building for the Barnstable Regional […]

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Cape Cod Talks Addiction

Podcast: Cape Cod Talks Addiction

Filed in Addiction, NEWS HEADLINES by on February 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 261

Cape Media News Director Sarah Colvin recently had a chance to sit down with Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Barnstable County Sheriff Jim Cummings for a frank discussion about the Cape’s addiction problems. Listen:

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Coast Guard Searches for Possible Mariner in Distress
Possible Mariner in Distress

Coast Guard Searches for Possible Mariner in Distress

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES by on February 8, 2018 0 Comments • views: 178

The Coast Guard and the Buzzards Bay Task Force are searching for a possible mariner in distress Wednesday night after Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders heard a mayday call over the radio. Click here to hear audio of the distress call At around 8:31 p.m a mumbled male voice issued the mayday call. Watchstanders responded to the […]

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Massachusetts Offering Free Salary Negotiation Workshops to Local Women
Free Salary Negotiation Workshops Available

Massachusetts Offering Free Salary Negotiation Workshops to Local Women

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on February 6, 2018 0 Comments • views: 188

The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women is part of a state-wide initiative to empower women through free salary negotiation workshops. The Just Ask! Workshops aim to provide the tools for women to mitigate the negative impacts of the gender wage gap and act on their own behalf to ensure fair pay. This program […]

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Nominations Open for Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year
Mercy Otis Warren Award Nominations Open

Nominations Open for Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Uncategorized by on February 2, 2018 0 Comments • views: 262

The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Committee is seeking nominations for the Cape Cod woman who has made significant contributions in the arts, business, education, community involvement and/or volunteerism.  Nomination forms can be obtained now on line at the Barnstable County website and within the next few weeks at Cape Cod […]

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Share Your Thoughts on Recreational Pot: Cannabis Control Commission in Hyannis Tuesday
Recreational Marijuana Listening tour

Share Your Thoughts on Recreational Pot: Cannabis Control Commission in Hyannis Tuesday

Filed in Community, Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES by on February 2, 2018 0 Comments • views: 205

The Cannabis Control Commission will be traveling around the state of Massachusetts on their LAST public listening tour before they finalize regulations for the Adult-Use cannabis industry. Topics of interest include licensing; operational requirements for cultivation, product manufacturing, retail sales and social consumption; delivery; compliance; enforcement; and administrative appeals. Public feedback is necessary in order […]

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YMCA Seeks Input in Community Needs Assessment Survey
Cape Cod YMCA wants your input!

YMCA Seeks Input in Community Needs Assessment Survey

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Schools by on January 30, 2018 0 Comments • views: 382

If you live in Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Harwich, Orleans, or Yarmouth, the YMCA wants to hear from you! Through February 16, 2018, the YMCA Cape Cod, a cause-driven organization, is hosting an Online Community Needs Assessment Survey to seek input from community members. Based on the survey findings, the Y will design and deliver new programs […]

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Yarmouth Police Sponsor Active Shooter Training
Active Shooter Training

Yarmouth Police Sponsor Active Shooter Training

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on January 29, 2018 0 Comments • views: 612

Since January, there have been 11 incidents of gun violence on school property in the United States, more than half of which resulted in loss of life. In response, Cape Cod residents are invited to attend an Active Shooter/ Hostile Events (ASHE) training session next month that will give them the tools they need to […]

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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 […]