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Cape and Islands Legislative Delegation Asks for Oversight Hearing in Follow Up to the Killing Of Officer Gannon

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Police, politics by on April 25, 2018 • views: 12

The following is a letter sent by the Cape’s legislative delegation to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary and the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security “We owe it to Sergeant Gannon, his family, and the Yarmouth Police Department to take a hard look at what happened, particularly at the Trial Court, witness protection […]

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 Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant
Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant

 Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on April 18, 2018 • views: 78

YARMOUTH POLICE SERGEANT SEAN M. GANNON Yarmouth Police Department Sergeant Sean McNamee Gannon, age 32, died on impact in the line of duty from a gunshot wound to the head on April 12, 2018. Born August 22nd, 1985 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Sergeant Gannon graduated from All Saints Elementary School in 1999, and Bishop Stang […]

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Barnstable County Congratulates Yarmouth Officials for Raccoon Rabies Work
Rabies Work Praised

Barnstable County Congratulates Yarmouth Officials for Raccoon Rabies Work

Filed in Community, Municipal Issues, NEWS HEADLINES by on April 10, 2018 • views: 59

BARNSTABLE (MA) April 10, 2018 – The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment would like to congratulate two Town of Yarmouth officials—Amy L. von Hone, Assistant Health Director, and Karl W. von Hone, Director of the Division of Natural Resources—on their recent recognition by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for their efforts […]

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RMV Closed This Weekend

Registry of Motor Vehicles CLOSED Tonight Through Monday

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on March 22, 2018 • views: 125

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles will be closed from Thursday March 22 at 7:00 PM to Monday March 26 at 8:00 AM. Non-pubic safety services are unavailable and the RMV will not process transactions. The closure is due to a technology upgrade. The following will be affected by this shutdown: All RMV Service Centers […]

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March for our Lives Hyannis: Saturday March 24
March for our Lives Hyannis

March for our Lives Hyannis: Saturday March 24

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on March 21, 2018 • views: 533

On Saturday, March 24th 2018 from 11:00am – 3:00pm at the Hyannis Village Green, 367 Main St, Hyannis,  the newly established Cape Cod Student Board, along with students from across Cape Cod and the Islands, will hold a satellite event to support the national March For Our Lives. Led and established entirely by students, this […]

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Pictures from the Lobster Pot Hockey Tournament
Lobster Pot Tournament

Pictures from the Lobster Pot Hockey Tournament

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on March 19, 2018 • views: 132

If the influx of lobster-banner bearing cars didn’t tip you off, the Lobster Pot Tournament took place on Cape Cod this weekend. Several venues throughout the Cape hosted the annual tournament, including the Hyannis Youth and Community Center and the Tony Kent Arena. It’s the largest youth competition of its kind in the area. Cape […]

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WE CAN Announces New Executive Director
WE CAN Announces New Executive Director

WE CAN Announces New Executive Director

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on March 5, 2018 0 Comments • views: 160

Harwich Port, MA, March 6, 2018 – WE CAN, the organization dedicated to empowering Cape Cod women to achieve lasting positive change for themselves and their families, announced that Dianne Gauthier is WE CAN’s new Executive Director. She succeeds Andi Genser, who will retire later this year. A native of Cape Cod and longtime resident, […]

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Coast Guard Concludes Safety Workshop
Coast Guard Concludes Safety Workshop

Coast Guard Concludes Safety Workshop

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Uncategorized by on February 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 147

Last week in Wareham, the United States Coast Guard conducted its two-day Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshop. Participants convened at the Towneplace Suites Marriott for a structured workshop with facilitated sessions aimed to ensure the environmental protection and safe navigation of the Buzzards Bay waterway system. This is all be in preparation […]

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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: 136

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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Your Input Needed: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod views: 4

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released two (2) documents for a 21-day public review and comment period. Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments. DRAFT: Cape Cod Transportation Improvement Program Federal Fiscal Year 2019 – 2023 DRAFT: Cape Cod Unified Planning Work Program Federal Fiscal Year […]

Coast Guard calls for caution as endangered right whales skim feed off Cape Cod coast views: 8

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is advising mariners Wednesday to head caution on the water as multiple groups of right whales have been observed in the area of Boston Light to Marshfield. As per the Endangered Species Act, it is unlawful to approach within 500 yards of a North Atlantic right whale by a vessel, aircraft (including drones) […]

Member Spotlight: James Locke views: 66

  James is heading overseas for a few months, but he’s been a staple of the Media Center this year since joining in August of 2017. Born in England, James spent much of his childhood in Kenya before joining the army and traveling the world. He came to the Cape on an expedition in 2010 […]

Going Green! Earth Day Events and More! views: 69

Earth Day is nearly upon us (it’s this Sunday, April 22nd), and there’s never been a better time to get involved in the environmental movement. According to the Earth Day Network, more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities every year! This year’s theme is “End Plastic Pollution,” and there are so many […]