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Share Your Thoughts on Recreational Pot: Cannabis Control Commission in Hyannis Tuesday
Recreational Marijuana Listening tour

Share Your Thoughts on Recreational Pot: Cannabis Control Commission in Hyannis Tuesday

Filed in Community, Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES by on February 2, 2018 0 Comments • views: 221

The Cannabis Control Commission will be traveling around the state of Massachusetts on their LAST public listening tour before they finalize regulations for the Adult-Use cannabis industry. Topics of interest include licensing; operational requirements for cultivation, product manufacturing, retail sales and social consumption; delivery; compliance; enforcement; and administrative appeals. Public feedback is necessary in order […]

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Cape Organizations Receive Grants to Help Prevent Domestic Violence
Grant Awards

Cape Organizations Receive Grants to Help Prevent Domestic Violence

Filed in Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on December 22, 2017 0 Comments • views: 283

A recent grant award from Governor Charlie Baker’s office will benefit four Cape Cod agencies in their work to prevent domestic violence. $2.7 million is being awarded statewide to community-based organizations, police departments, and state agencies to develop and strengthen law enforcement response, prosecution strategies, and victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women. […]

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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: 309

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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Massachusetts State Senate Takes Major Step Toward Single-Payer Health Care
Healthcare

Massachusetts State Senate Takes Major Step Toward Single-Payer Health Care

Filed in Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on November 15, 2017 0 Comments • views: 251

Massachusetts State Senate Takes Major Step Toward Single-Payer Health Care Cyr leads Legislature in adopting comprehensive cost analysis of single payer system (Boston, MA) – On November 9, the Massachusetts State Senate voted to bring the Commonwealth one step closer to more affordable, accessible, and high quality health care. The Senate adopted an amendment sponsored […]

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Community Impact: Yarmouth Police Host ‘Learn to Cope’ and offer Narcan Training
Addiction Help

Community Impact: Yarmouth Police Host ‘Learn to Cope’ and offer Narcan Training

Filed in Community Impact, Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 356

As Cape Cod continues to face the growing opiate crisis, local organizations are working to help those affected by addiction. The Yarmouth Police Department continues to host weekly Learn to Cope Support Group Meetings for families from all over Cape Cod dealing with addiction. Meetings are held in the Community Room at Yarmouth Police Headquarters […]

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Cape Cod Community College Opens New Nursing Center
New Nursing Center

Cape Cod Community College Opens New Nursing Center

Filed in Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES by on November 8, 2017 0 Comments • views: 213

Cape Cod Community College nursing students now have an opportunity to receive hands-on training in a state of the art environment. On November 1, 2017, the ribbon was officially cut on the new Nursing and Allied Health Center. Donors and supporters gathered to celebrate the opening of the new center, which will provide pathways to […]

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Congressman Keating Secures Funding for Tick Borne Diseases
New Nursing Center

Congressman Keating Secures Funding for Tick Borne Diseases

Filed in Environment, Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES by on July 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 381

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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TARGET CONFIRMS OPENING AT CAPE COD MALL 2019 views: 43

Cape Cod vacationers and residents alike have a variety of local shops and stores at their disposal to fulfill their seasonal needs, such as multiple beach item shops, grocery stores, coffee shops and of course the shopping mall. But wouldn’t it be better if all of these trips could be condensed into one? Target, one […]

Yarmouth Police Continue Fatal Crash Investigation views: 31

On Tuesday July 10, 2018 at approximately 4:12PM, the Yarmouth Police and Fire Departments responded to a 911 report of a crash involving a motor vehicle and a motorcycle in the area of Buck Island Road and Townbrook Road in West Yarmouth. Yarmouth Police Officers arrived on scene and immediately secured the area and diverted the […]

CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE RECEIVES $25 MILLION IN STATE BOND FUNDS TOWARD NEW SCIENCE/ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CENTER views: 455

For years the Science Building and Lecture Hall Complex at Cape Cod Community College has been on the State’s list for significant renovation or replacement. A 2015 Study found that simply renovating the academic hall would not appropriately accommodate student needs, but a lack of available funds for a brand new building stunted the project […]

Staff Spotlight: Susan Johnson views: 100

Meet Susan Johnson, our Program Coordinator! Susan started working at the Media Center through the Bridge Back to Work program. After her first year, she was hired as the full-time Access Coordinator. Job Duties Susan puts the programming on the air, and maintains the community bulletin board for the channel — but that’s not all! […]