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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: 287

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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Senate Passes Bill Regulating Short-term Rentals
Senate Passes Short-Term Rental Legislation

Senate Passes Bill Regulating Short-term Rentals

Filed in Environment, Housing, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on April 5, 2018 • views: 284

Within the Short-Term Rental Legislation, Senator Cyr Establishes the Cape Cod and Islands Water Protection Fund to Address Critical Wastewater Projects (Boston, Mass.) – Yesterday, the Senate passed S. 2381, An Act regulating and insuring short-term rentals. The bill expands the scope of the state’s room occupancy excise tax and local option excise tax to […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, The Pops by the Sea Guest Conductor!
The Pops by the Sea Guest Conductor!

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Pops by the Sea Guest Conductor!

Filed in Arts, Community by on March 28, 2018 • views: 181

Pops by the Sea is coming this August, and they’ve now found their guest conductor. This time around, it’s Dermot Mulroney, the veteran character actor with over 100 film and TV roles to his name. And those who are wondering, he appeared in several 90s romcoms and has a recurring role on New Girl. Have no fear, […]

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RMV Closed This Weekend

Registry of Motor Vehicles CLOSED Tonight Through Monday

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on March 22, 2018 • views: 189

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles will be closed from Thursday March 22 at 7:00 PM to Monday March 26 at 8:00 AM. Non-pubic safety services are unavailable and the RMV will not process transactions. The closure is due to a technology upgrade. The following will be affected by this shutdown: All RMV Service Centers […]

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March for our Lives Hyannis: Saturday March 24
March for our Lives Hyannis

March for our Lives Hyannis: Saturday March 24

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on March 21, 2018 • views: 619

On Saturday, March 24th 2018 from 11:00am – 3:00pm at the Hyannis Village Green, 367 Main St, Hyannis,  the newly established Cape Cod Student Board, along with students from across Cape Cod and the Islands, will hold a satellite event to support the national March For Our Lives. Led and established entirely by students, this […]

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Dennis Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges
Dennis Man Faces Drug Charges

Dennis Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on March 19, 2018 • views: 601

A Dennis man is facing multiple drug charges including possession with intent to distribute cocaine. On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 1:00 in the afternoon Yarmouth and Dennis police executed a search warrant at 377 Sesuit Neck Road in East Dennis.  The search warrant was obtained based on probable cause developed during an investigation into […]

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Pictures from the Lobster Pot Hockey Tournament
Lobster Pot Tournament

Pictures from the Lobster Pot Hockey Tournament

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES by on March 19, 2018 • views: 200

If the influx of lobster-banner bearing cars didn’t tip you off, the Lobster Pot Tournament took place on Cape Cod this weekend. Several venues throughout the Cape hosted the annual tournament, including the Hyannis Youth and Community Center and the Tony Kent Arena. It’s the largest youth competition of its kind in the area. Cape […]

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55 Days of Sagamore Bridge Work Scheduled to Begin This Month
Sagamore Bridge Work

55 Days of Sagamore Bridge Work Scheduled to Begin This Month

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on March 19, 2018 • views: 1999

A major project is about to begin on the Sagamore Bridge that could have serious impacts on morning and afternoon commuter travel. Later this month, the Army Corps of Engineers will embark on a 55 day project to replace damaged roadway joints on the bridge. Travel over the bridge will be reduced to one lane […]

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Coast Guard monitors progress of repairs for MV Martha’s Vineyard
Vessel Trouble

Coast Guard monitors progress of repairs for MV Martha’s Vineyard

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on March 19, 2018 • views: 181

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is continuing to work with the Steamship Authority Sunday to determine why a ferry lost power Saturday night while en route Woods Hole from Martha’s Vineyard. Passengers were stranded aboard the vessel for nearly five hours Saturday night as crew attempted to get the engines started. After the captain of the Motor Vessel Martha’s Vineyard […]

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Pictures from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Yarmouth Irish Festival
Pictures from the St. Patrick's Day Parade and Yarmouth Irish Festival

Pictures from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Yarmouth Irish Festival

Filed in Community, Entertainment by on March 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 222

Last Saturday, the town of Yarmouth hosted Cape Cod’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, with NECN weatherman and Dennis native Tim Kelly as the Grand Marshal. Shortly afterward, the Yarmouth Irish Festival was held, at a location right across from Captain Parker’s on Route 28. Here are the highlights from both events, with the photos […]

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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: 40

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: 41

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 […]