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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: 85

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: 91

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: 69

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: 99

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: 42

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
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Congressman Keating Secures Funding for Tick Borne Diseases

Filed in Environment, Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES by on July 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 209

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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Armed Robber Captured by Yarmouth and New Bedford Police views: 10

Just after 7:00 Friday night, Yarmouth Police were called to 71 Lower Brook Road on reports of a robbery involving a firearm. The caller told police that the suspects fled in a dark-colored car. Upon arrival, police officers found a person at the home had been robbed of his cell phone, the suspects were identified […]

Experience Sensory Overload at Cotuit Center for the Arts views: 26

What does the phrase “sensory overload” mean to you? Last fall, the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC) posed that question to the region’s top artists. Of the 65 submissions the AFCC received, 39 pieces created by 35 artists were chosen for its annual Winter Art Exhibit, which opened last Saturday at the Cotuit Center […]

ONE MISSION, ONE RELAY. views: 89

We’re excited to announce that we will be hosting the very first RELAY CAPE COD meet the teams night!   If you haven’t heard the big news, Cape Cod has come together this year for one big Relay, held right in our backyard at Dennis-Yarmouth High School. On January 31st, 2018 we are opening our doors […]

State Senate Task Force to discuss Local Economy views: 22

State Senators Julian Cyr and Vinny DeMacedo will be hosting a meeting of the Massachusetts State Senate Task Force on Strengthening Local Retail this month in Hyannis. The Task Force on Strengthening Local Retail was formed last year to identify ways to help local retailers become more competitive. The Task Force will address a number of […]