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Sagamore Bridge Work Nearing Completion
Sagamore Bridge Work to Wrap This Week

Sagamore Bridge Work Nearing Completion

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation, Uncategorized by on April 30, 2018 • views: 52

Feeling challenged traveling on and off-Cape while work is done to the Sagamore Bridge? Relief is in sight – at least until the busy summer season begins. The US Army Corps of Engineers reports that repair work on the Sagamore Bridge is nearing completion, nearly a month ahead of schedule. Phase Three of work is […]

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Your Input Needed: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod
Share Your Thoughts on the Future of Cape Cod Transportation

Your Input Needed: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on April 26, 2018 • views: 49

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released two (2) documents for a 21-day public review and comment period. Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments. DRAFT: Cape Cod Transportation Improvement Program Federal Fiscal Year 2019 – 2023 DRAFT: Cape Cod Unified Planning Work Program Federal Fiscal Year […]

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Coast Guard calls for caution as endangered right whales skim feed off Cape Cod coast

Filed in Environment, NEWS HEADLINES by on April 25, 2018 • views: 58

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is advising mariners Wednesday to head caution on the water as multiple groups of right whales have been observed in the area of Boston Light to Marshfield. As per the Endangered Species Act, it is unlawful to approach within 500 yards of a North Atlantic right whale by a vessel, aircraft (including drones) […]

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

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Police, politics by on April 25, 2018 • views: 49

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 […]

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Going Green! Earth Day Events and More!

Filed in Blog, Community, Environment by on April 20, 2018 • views: 140

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 […]

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 Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant
Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant

 Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on April 18, 2018 • views: 141

YARMOUTH POLICE SERGEANT SEAN M. GANNON Yarmouth Police Department Sergeant Sean McNamee Gannon, age 32, died on impact in the line of duty from a gunshot wound to the head on April 12, 2018. Born August 22nd, 1985 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Sergeant Gannon graduated from All Saints Elementary School in 1999, and Bishop Stang […]

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Procession for Fallen Police Officer Sean Gannon
Funeral Procession for Fallen Officer

Procession for Fallen Police Officer Sean Gannon

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on April 17, 2018 • views: 1341

This afternoon, fallen Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon will be escorted with full law enforcement honors from Doan Beal and Ames on West Main Street in Hyannis to St. Pius Church in Yarmouth. The community is asked to wear blue and to line the streets as the procession escorting Officer Gannon makes its way to […]

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Senator Julian Cyr to Host Office Hours in Barnstable and Wellfleet
Cyr to Hold Office Hours

Senator Julian Cyr to Host Office Hours in Barnstable and Wellfleet

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on April 11, 2018 • views: 60

State Senator Julian Cyr will be holding office hours in Barnstable and Wellfleet next week. All are welcome to attend and share concerns, discuss issues, or seek assistance on a matter involving state government. Dates & Locations: Tuesday, April 17, 3:30pm – 5:00pm Wellfleet Public Library, 55 West Main Street, Wellfleet Wednesday, April 18, 1:30pm – 3:00pm […]

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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: 97

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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Further Details Released Related to Sergeant Gannon Killing views: 289

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: 159

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: 61

 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: 179

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 […]