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Congressman Keating Secures Funding for Tick Borne Diseases

Congressman Keating Secures Funding for Tick Borne Diseases

Filed in Environment, Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES by on July 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 46

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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Steamship Authority High-Speed Ferry Iyanough Back in Action views: 29

HYANNIS, MA (July 18, 2017) — The Steamship Authority’s high-speed ferry M/V Iyanough is back in service. The ferry made its return this morning, departing Hyannis for Nantucket at 8:15 AM. The high-speed ferry crashed into the Hyannis Port breakwater on Friday, June 16, injuring 15 people. Authorities say the crew onboard mistook boats and […]

Large Crowd Attends Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Town Hall at Cape Cod Community College views: 38

They filled the Tilden Arts Center main theater, the downstairs Studio Theater, and the Grossman cafeteria – in all more than 1,300 people came to Cape Cod Community College Sunday afternoon to hear U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speak.   Doors opened at 2:30, and by 2:45 the Tilden main theater was full and a line […]

Five Saved from Sinking Vessel off Martha’s Vineyard views: 41

BOSTON, MA (July 14, 2017) – The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five people Thursday from a recreational boat taking on water about one mile south of Squibnocket Point, Martha’s Vineyard. The master of the 30-foot boat Cila radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England on VHF Ch. 16 at about 3:30 p.m., […]

Yarmouth Police Offer Junior Police Academy views: 40

YARMOUTH, MA (July 14, 2017) – Does your child dream of one day becoming a police officer? Maybe you’d like your youngster to learn more about law enforcement and begin a positive relationship with local police. The Yarmouth Police Department is holding its Summer 2017 Junior Police Academy during the last week of July. This […]