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Barnstable County Program Finances $40 Million in Septic Upgrades

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES by on December 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 14

If you’ve got a failed septic system but don’t have the money to repair or replace it, Barnstable County can help. The Barnstable County Community Septic Management Loan Program (CSMLP) is available to Barnstable County residents to finance the replacement of failed residential septic systems. Whether it’s a conventional or innovative/alternative system, or a sewer […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Housing Choice Initiative
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Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Housing Choice Initiative

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on December 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 14

Initiative will spur significant housing production, and provide municipalities with tools and incentives to drive the creation of 135,000 new units by 2025. BOSTON — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a comprehensive new initiative to substantially increase housing production across the Commonwealth. The Administration’s Housing Choice Initiative creates a new system of incentives and rewards […]

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Sea Captain’s Row Project Could Mean Urban Renewal for Downtown Hyannis
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Sea Captain’s Row Project Could Mean Urban Renewal for Downtown Hyannis

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 186

Imagine a busy, bustling Main Street Hyannis full of upwardly mobile young professionals, successful businesspeople, and urban-minded residents living, working and playing in the area. Restaurants, retail, and culture are steps away on Main Street, and residents enjoy walking from their Pleasant Street homes to enjoy all that Hyannis has to offer. Now, imagine a townhouse-style […]

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Bass River Cleanup Seeking Volunteers
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Bass River Cleanup Seeking Volunteers

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 55

Bass River Cleanup Saturday, November 18, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Bass River Beach (Smuggler’s) South Shore Drive South Yarmouth Join Friends of Bass River and the Town of Yarmouth this Saturday, November 18 starting at Bass River Beach to take one more sweep of the shores of Bass River to pick up debris. […]

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Environment: Students Offer Design Solutions for Marstons Mills River Corridor
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Environment: Students Offer Design Solutions for Marstons Mills River Corridor

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES by on October 16, 2017 0 Comments • views: 129

Plants have a lot to contend with here on Cape Cod – acidic soil, salty air, and they must be tolerant of occasional drought. But, landscaping with native plants can translate into less work for you. Once established, native plants don’t need as much fertilizer, water, or pesticides to thrive. And because of this, they […]

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Solving the Affordable Housing Crisis
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Solving the Affordable Housing Crisis

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on October 6, 2017 0 Comments • views: 133

Solving The Affordable Housing Crisis Cape Housing Institute to provide leaders with important tools to help solve the region’s affordable housing crisis Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC) and Community Development Partnership (CDP) are partnering on an initiative to help Cape Cod towns solve the affordable housing crisis by giving municipal officials, residents, business leaders and community […]

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Cape Cod Coastal Restoration Projects Receive $10M in Federal Funds
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Cape Cod Coastal Restoration Projects Receive $10M in Federal Funds

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES by on October 4, 2017 0 Comments • views: 240

WEST YARMOUTH, MA (October 4, 2017) — Coastal restoration on Cape Cod is getting a big boost from the federal government. Today, the Cape Cod Conservation District announced that its application for federal funds to undertake priority coastal restoration projects on Cape Cod was approved by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The $10 […]

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Cape Media News GUIDE to the Solar Eclipse
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Cape Media News GUIDE to the Solar Eclipse

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES, Uncategorized by on August 18, 2017 0 Comments • views: 220

Solar Eclipse: Monday, August 21, 2017 Day will turn briefly to night on Monday afternoon as we experience the first total solar eclipse visible in the United States since 1979, and it won’t happen again until 2024!  A total eclipse of the sun occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth. The […]

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Congressman Keating Secures Funding for Tick Borne Diseases
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Congressman Keating Secures Funding for Tick Borne Diseases

Filed in Environment, Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES by on July 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 187

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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Cape Cod Real Estate Volume and Value Up
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Cape Cod Real Estate Volume and Value Up

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on July 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 191

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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Coast Guard Seizes $202 Million Worth of Cocaine views: 4

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 6.7 tons of cocaine offloaded represents the interdiction of five separate suspected drug […]

Keating Human Trafficking Bill Passes Out of Committee views: 6

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 […]

TUNE INTO THE TELETHON TONIGHT views: 25

We’re happy to be hosting the 14th Annual Annual Shelter Cape Cod Telethon on Thursday, December 14, from 5-9 pm, here at the Cape Cod Community Media Center!  This festive event, aired live on cable channels 98 and 99, will raise awareness to the housing challenges facing Cape Cod and the Islands and the work HAC is […]

The Cape Playhouse Receives $100,000 Matching Donation views: 12

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 […]