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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: 351

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: 412

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: 437

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: 386

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: 550

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: 333

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: 521

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 Media Story Slam at Cape Cod Beer: Near Misses views: 51

Thursday, February 28th at 6 PM It’s another Cape Media Story Slam – held at Cape Cod Beer! The theme is “Near Misses.” Here’s how it works: $10.00 suggested donation at the door. Storytellers and attendees register online. Registration for storytelling fills up quickly! There are 10 spots available for storytellers. Storytellers arrive and will choose a number […]

“Morning Show” with the Dennis Chamber of Commerce – A Special Business Before Hours views: 40

Your Big Break(fast)!  On February 28th at 7:30 AM, join the Dennis Chamber of Commerce at the Cape Cod Community Media Center for a Business Before Hours like no other. All attendees will have a chance to appear on TV describing something unique about Dennis. (Don’t worry – coffee and flattering lighting will be provided.) […]

New Year Member Meetup views: 80

It’s our first member meetup of 2019! Come by for food, friends, and fun in our television studio. Talk to other producers, find crew members, and brainstorm new ideas! Open to Media Center members and the public. RSVP on Facebook.

Thorne Stars Comedy Night – December 2018 views: 3

Come join us at the Media Center on Saturday, December 15th, for a fun-filled night of music and comedy. Featuring 6 gifted comedians backed up by Thee Midnight Society! Voted the ‘Cape’s Most Dangerous Band’ in 2014, it’s sure to be a night to remember. Featured comedians: Nichole Auclair, Sarah Martin, Dale Cover, AJ Hapenny, […]