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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: 179

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: 242

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: 258

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: 209

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: 301

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: 170

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: 334

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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Further Details Released Related to Sergeant Gannon Killing views: 291

The Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office has released additional information pertaining to the Commonwealth v. Latanowich. The following is a release from the District Attorney’s office: Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced today that on April 12, 2017 Sgt. Sean Gannon and his K-9 were requested to respond to 109 Blueberry Lane […]

Nancy Viall Shoemaker named Cape Cod Woman of the Year views: 164

The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee, in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners, is proud to announce that the winner of the 17th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is Nancy Viall Shoemaker of West Barnstable. Nancy Shoemaker has been nominated several times over the years. […]

CapeFLYER Begins Memorial Weekend 2018 views: 64

 HYANNIS, MA –May 7, 2018 –  Entering its sixth year of service, the CapeFLYER is excited to announce that trains will again be running from Boston to Cape Cod starting on Memorial Day weekend. Service will begin on Friday, May 25th and operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day. To better serve the CapeFLYER […]

Radio Play “The Mooncussers Tale” to be performed Wednesday at Cotuit Center for the Arts views: 183

Ship’s captains beware, land-based pirates lie in wait. The night is dark and the moon is in hiding, and the mooncussers are out lighting lanterns in lieu of lighthouses to lure ships to wreck along the shores of Cape Cod. The legendary land-based pirates of the 19th century known as mooncussers were responsible for many a […]