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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: 302

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: 362

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: 389

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: 336

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: 474

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: 292

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: 470

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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Keep Community Media Alive! We need your help. views: 48

Attention friends of the Cape Cod Community Media Center: The FCC will soon decide on proposed policy changes that could drastically limit our ability to provide our services to the community. Community media provides you with access to cable channels that allow you to exercise your democratic right to free speech. If passed, this proposal […]

PSA Day: November 2018 views: 100

  UPDATE: All PSA Day spots have been filled. If you want to get on the waitlist, or participate in PSA Day next quarter, email kate@capemedia.org. PSA DAY: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018, 9 – 5 PM Are you a non-profit organization or community service provider that needs media support to promote your organization? If you […]

Smartphone Secrets Workshop views: 127

  The Cape Cod Community Media Center is excited to present “Secrets of Smartphone Photography & Video” at the Osterville Village Library on November 8th. The workshop, led by Media Center staff, will provide hands-on instruction in smartphone photography, videography, and photo & video editing. Who should attend this workshop?  Folks who want to brush […]

Community Media Day 2018 views: 159

“Community Media Day is an annual celebration of voices that bring awareness to the importance of free speech and accessible media for all individuals to have their voices heard.” (communitymediaday.org)   It’s the second annual Community Media Day, and we’re going all out! Come celebrate at our Open House on Monday, October 22nd from 2 to […]