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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: 54

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: 330

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: 214

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: 419

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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Cape and Islands Legislative Delegation Asks for Oversight Hearing in Follow Up to the Killing Of Officer Gannon views: 3

The following is a letter sent by the Cape’s legislative delegation to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary and the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security “We owe it to Sergeant Gannon, his family, and the Yarmouth Police Department to take a hard look at what happened, particularly at the Trial Court, witness protection […]

Member Spotlight: James Locke views: 29

  James is heading overseas for a few months, but he’s been a staple of the Media Center this year since joining in August of 2017. Born in England, James spent much of his childhood in Kenya before joining the army and traveling the world. He came to the Cape on an expedition in 2010 […]

Going Green! Earth Day Events and More! views: 67

Earth Day is nearly upon us (it’s this Sunday, April 22nd), and there’s never been a better time to get involved in the environmental movement. According to the Earth Day Network, more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities every year! This year’s theme is “End Plastic Pollution,” and there are so many […]

Story Slam: How We Met – In Pictures! views: 33

Last night, Cape Media and Cape Cod Beer hosted a Story Slam for a cavalcade of local storytellers, under the theme of “How We Met”. Eight people performed and over $350 was raised for the Yarmouth Police Fund. First Place (and the Audience Favorite award) went to James Barnes, with his well-timed story about a date that […]