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Shots Fired in Hyannis
Shots Fired

Shots Fired in Hyannis

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 21, 2017 0 Comments • views: 280

On December 19th 2017 at approximately 8:30 pm multiple 911 calls were made to the Barnstable Police Department regarding gunshots being fired on Frost Ln. Officers responded to the scene and learned that following a road rage incident in Yarmouth, a white Honda with 4 occupants followed another vehicle back to Frost Ln in Hyannis. […]

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Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office Partnership with ICE Approved
ICE Partnership

Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office Partnership with ICE Approved

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 20, 2017 0 Comments • views: 278

The Barnstable County Sheriff’s office has received approval for participation in Section 287(g) of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act. This approval authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to deputize selected state and local law enforcement officers to enforce selected federal immigration law. ICE will provide the officers with training and authorization to identify, […]

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Missing Mashpee Man Found Dead in Plymouth: Death Ruled a Homicide
Homicide

Missing Mashpee Man Found Dead in Plymouth: Death Ruled a Homicide

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 19, 2017 0 Comments • views: 263

District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Mashpee Police Chief Scott Carline announced today that as a result of a joint investigation with Mashpee Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s Office aided by law enforcement agencies in Plymouth County, a body was recovered in an area of Plymouth near […]

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Yarmouth Police Arrest Subject for False Threat to a School
School Threat

Yarmouth Police Arrest Subject for False Threat to a School

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 19, 2017 0 Comments • views: 255

A 21 year old Forestdale resident is facing charges after allegedly making threats through social media to commit violence at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School. Late Sunday night, police received information about the threats. The Yarmouth Police Detective Division, working closely with Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School administration and school resource police officers, obtained a warrant for […]

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Annual Homeless Persons Memorial Service: Thursday, December 21
In Memoriam

Annual Homeless Persons Memorial Service: Thursday, December 21

Filed in Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES by on December 18, 2017 0 Comments • views: 287

The sun sets at 4:14 PM on Thursday, December 21 – and it won’t rise until 7:05 the next day. That’s nine hours and fifteen minutes of darkness – the most we’ll see this year. Most of us have nice, warm homes in which to spend this cold, long night – we’ve got electricity, and […]

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Coast Guard Seizes $378 Million Worth of Cocaine
Cocaine Seized

Coast Guard Seizes $378 Million Worth of Cocaine

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 203

BOSTON — The crew of the 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba “The Pride of Boston” returned to their homeport in Boston Thursday following a 64-day Eastern Pacific patrol that resulted in the seizure of 6.7 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $202 million in wholesale value. The Escanaba was part of an operation that seized 12.4 tons of cocaine, worth […]

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Keating Human Trafficking Bill Passes Out of Committee
Human Trafficking Bill

Keating Human Trafficking Bill Passes Out of Committee

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on December 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 223

Washington, DC – Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs passed HR 2219, the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act, during a full committee markup.  The bill was also passed out of the House Financial Services Committee earlier in the week during a full committee markup.  Rep. Keating is a lead sponsor of the bipartisan […]

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The Cape Playhouse Receives $100,000 Matching Donation
Big Boost for Local Arts

The Cape Playhouse Receives $100,000 Matching Donation

Filed in Arts, NEWS HEADLINES by on December 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 204

It’s the oldest continually operating summer theater in the United States, and it just received the largest single personal gift in its history. Doreen Bilezekian of Osterville has established a $100,000 matching donation to support the forward momentum of The Cape Playhouse. Under the terms of the challenge, The Cape Playhouse must raise $100,000 in […]

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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: 41

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: 44

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 […]