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Cape Housing Inventory at Record Lows
Local Housing Shortage

Cape Housing Inventory at Record Lows

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on December 21, 2017 0 Comments • views: 87

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—The available number of homes for sale in Barnstable County have fallen to a new historic low since Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service first started computerizing real estate data 20 years ago. At the end of November, there were 1,914 single-family homes and 429 condominiums on the market in Barnstable County […]

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County Septic Loans

Barnstable County Program Finances $40 Million in Septic Upgrades

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES by on December 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 96

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
State Unveils Housing Initiative

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Housing Choice Initiative

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on December 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 125

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: 304

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
Bass River Cleanup

Bass River Cleanup Seeking Volunteers

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 115

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
Native Landscaping

Environment: Students Offer Design Solutions for Marstons Mills River Corridor

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES by on October 16, 2017 0 Comments • views: 201

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: 212

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: 391

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: 340

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: 250

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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Over The Bridge: Plymouth Fundraiser to Feature Rock and Roll Memorabilia views: 35

PLYMOUTH, MA – New local non-profit Plymouth Rocks, Inc. will be hosting its first fundraiser Friday, April 6 at 7:30 pm at the Memorial Hall Blue Room in Plymouth. The event will feature a pop-up museum showcasing the David Bieber Archives, one of the largest collections of rock-and-roll and film memorabilia in New England. Attendees […]

One Billion Rising Comes to the Cape views: 50

The anti-violence movement One Billion Rising has an event planned this Valentine’s Day at the Yarmouth Senior Center. The event, which is to be held from 2-5:30, is meant to bring awareness to the ongoing crisis targeting disempowered women, specifically in light of the #MeToo scandals. Though the One Billion Risingmovement started back in 2012 […]

Coast Guard Concludes Safety Workshop views: 42

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 […]

Yarmouth Police Recognize the Retirement of Patrol Officer Albert C. Roth III views: 38

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 […]