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Barnstable County Congratulates Yarmouth Officials for Raccoon Rabies Work
Rabies Work Praised

Barnstable County Congratulates Yarmouth Officials for Raccoon Rabies Work

Filed in Community, Municipal Issues, NEWS HEADLINES by on April 10, 2018 • views: 289

BARNSTABLE (MA) April 10, 2018 – The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment would like to congratulate two Town of Yarmouth officials—Amy L. von Hone, Assistant Health Director, and Karl W. von Hone, Director of the Division of Natural Resources—on their recent recognition by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for their efforts […]

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Changes at the Cape Cod Commission

Cape Cod Commission Executive Director Stepping Down?

Filed in Economic Development, Municipal Issues, NEWS HEADLINES by on January 5, 2018 0 Comments • views: 418

The Patriot Ledger is reporting that the SouthField Redevelopment Authority board voted Wednesday to approve an employment agreement for Paul Niedzwiecki, current Executive Director of the Cape Cod Commission. Niedzwiecki’s new position is Executive Director of the Redevelopment Authority and will oversee redevelopment at the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station. The Ledger reports that […]

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TONIGHT: Share Your Thoughts on the Future of Barnstable’s Recreational Fields

Filed in Municipal Issues, NEWS HEADLINES by on September 21, 2017 0 Comments • views: 274

Barnstable Plans Improvements to Town-Owned Recreational Fields Public Informational Meeting to be held TONIGHT HYANNIS, MA (September 21, 2016) — Baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, lacrosse, even pickleball – you name a sport, and the Town of Barnstable has a field on which you can play. But some of the Town’s fields and courts have fallen into […]

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

Filed in Municipal Issues, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on July 17, 2017 0 Comments • views: 505

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 […]

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Cape Media News Debut Episode
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Cape Media News Debut Episode

Cape Media News launched its debut episode at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

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ROWER IN DISTRESS RESCUED 530 MILES OFF CAPE COD views: 31

This past Friday, June 15th, the alarm for help was sounded by a man aboard an ocean rowboat 530 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The rower in distress, Niall Macdonald, activated his emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) around 12:30 a.m., alerting Coast Guard radio watchstanders to the dire situation. Macdonald reportedly faced […]

Yarmouth Police Officers Assaulted, Man Arrested views: 41

Police departments across the nation all share one top priority: to protect and serve their community. Being in this line of work can be very gratifying, but officers must constantly be on their toes as dangerous situations can develop suddenly and be almost impossible to predict at times. Yarmouth PD is no exception, and knows […]

KICKOFF OF HYARTS ARTIST SHANTIES & WEEKLY SUMMER FESTIVITIES views: 44

Endless opportunities lie ahead to delve into all things art and culture with the 2018 summer kickoff of the Hyannis HyArts Cultural District festivities. Cape Cod residents have been gearing up for the plethora of exciting events that the Town of Barnstable has commissioned to take place throughout the summer and into the fall season, […]

Fratantonio Sentenced to Life views: 33

District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced that a Barnstable Superior Court Jury found Christopher Fratantonio (DOB: 11/28/1980), of Cotuit, guilty of the charge of Murder in the First Degree in connection with the murder of his wife, Mary Fratantonio. The jury deliberated for approximately two hours after a five day trial before returning their verdict. The […]