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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: 387

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: 287

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: 188

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: 618

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: 199

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: 229

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: 204

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: 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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ROWER IN DISTRESS RESCUED 530 MILES OFF CAPE COD views: 28

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: 37

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: 40

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: 31

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 […]