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Sheriff James Cummings: A Look Back at a Busy Year
Sheriff Cummings' Monthly Column

Sheriff James Cummings: A Look Back at a Busy Year

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 184

Problem-solving: A look back at a busy year by Sheriff James Cummings As 2017 goes into the books, a look back seems in order.  As always, much has happened both inside the jail and out.   The year started with a bang, made possible by scores of loyal supporters and tens of thousands of voters […]

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Man Saved from Drowning in Frozen Waters
Man Saved from Drowning

Man Saved from Drowning in Frozen Waters

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 453

On Thursday December 28, 2017 at 8:44 AM, Yarmouth Police and Fire Department personnel were called to Skippy’s Pier 1 Marina on Neptune Lane in South Yarmouth. A man had fallen into the water and had been pulled out by another person. Rescuers arrived at the marina and found 34 year old Jeffery Viamari of […]

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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: 222

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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New Music from Schuler Grant

Local Musician Schuyler Grant to Release New Album

Filed in Arts, NEWS HEADLINES, Uncategorized by on December 22, 2017 0 Comments • views: 256

When Schuyler Grant was three years old, he asked for a guitar for Christmas. When Santa didn’t deliver, he began playing air guitar using anything he could find. And when his parents noticed it wasn’t just a passing phase, he got his wish. He hasn’t stopped playing since. Grant grew up in Southern California, spending […]

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Cape Housing Inventory at Record Lows
Local Housing Shortage

Cape Housing Inventory at Record Lows

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on December 21, 2017 0 Comments • views: 159

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—The available number of homes for sale in Barnstable County have fallen to a new historic low since Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service first started computerizing real estate data 20 years ago. At the end of November, there were 1,914 single-family homes and 429 condominiums on the market in Barnstable County […]

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Shots Fired in Hyannis
Shots Fired

Shots Fired in Hyannis

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 21, 2017 0 Comments • views: 231

On December 19th 2017 at approximately 8:30 pm multiple 911 calls were made to the Barnstable Police Department regarding gunshots being fired on Frost Ln. Officers responded to the scene and learned that following a road rage incident in Yarmouth, a white Honda with 4 occupants followed another vehicle back to Frost Ln in Hyannis. […]

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Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office Partnership with ICE Approved
ICE Partnership

Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office Partnership with ICE Approved

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 20, 2017 0 Comments • views: 226

The Barnstable County Sheriff’s office has received approval for participation in Section 287(g) of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act. This approval authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to deputize selected state and local law enforcement officers to enforce selected federal immigration law. ICE will provide the officers with training and authorization to identify, […]

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Missing Mashpee Man Found Dead in Plymouth: Death Ruled a Homicide
Homicide

Missing Mashpee Man Found Dead in Plymouth: Death Ruled a Homicide

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 19, 2017 0 Comments • views: 220

District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Mashpee Police Chief Scott Carline announced today that as a result of a joint investigation with Mashpee Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s Office aided by law enforcement agencies in Plymouth County, a body was recovered in an area of Plymouth near […]

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Yarmouth Police Arrest Subject for False Threat to a School
School Threat

Yarmouth Police Arrest Subject for False Threat to a School

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 19, 2017 0 Comments • views: 206

A 21 year old Forestdale resident is facing charges after allegedly making threats through social media to commit violence at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School. Late Sunday night, police received information about the threats. The Yarmouth Police Detective Division, working closely with Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School administration and school resource police officers, obtained a warrant for […]

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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 […]