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Cape Media News: January 26, 2017
Cape Media News: January 26

Cape Media News: January 26, 2017

Filed in CMN Episodes, NEWS HEADLINES by on January 29, 2018 0 Comments • views: 209

Cape Media News is pleased to present the latest episode! We visit the Cape & Islands Women’s March, hear from state senators touring local businesses in hopes of strengthening local retail, and hear about a plan to build an 800 megawatt wind turbine in waters south of Martha’s Vineyard.  

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Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Awards Over $32,000 in Grants
Arts Foundation Awards Grants

Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Awards Over $32,000 in Grants

Filed in Arts, NEWS HEADLINES by on January 24, 2018 0 Comments • views: 213

For the second straight year, the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC) has increased the amount it has distributed in grants to projects that are strengthening arts and culture in the region. In this latest round, the AFCC will be funding 24 grants totaling $32,850, up from the $25,000 it distributed last year. “We’ve made […]

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NECN Meteorologist Tim Kelley Named Grand Marshal of Cape Cod St. Pat’s Parade
St. Pat's Grand Marshal: Tim Kelley

NECN Meteorologist Tim Kelley Named Grand Marshal of Cape Cod St. Pat’s Parade

Filed in Entertainment, NEWS HEADLINES by on January 24, 2018 0 Comments • views: 254

Tim Kelley, meteorologist with New England Cable News and Dennis native, will lead this year’s Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Parade as the Grand Marshal.  The 13th annual St. Pat’s parade takes place on Saturday, March 10 at 11 AM on Route 28 in Yarmouth. Dozens of marching bands and pipe and drum units from on and off […]

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Congressman Keating Issues Statement on Vote to Reopen Government
Keating Statement on Government Reopening

Congressman Keating Issues Statement on Vote to Reopen Government

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on January 24, 2018 0 Comments • views: 186

Congressman William Keating has issued a statement following the vote to re-open the government: “I want to reinforce the bipartisan efforts of my colleagues in the Senate who fought hard for a chance to protect the 800,000 Dreamers who came here as children.  While I share a degree of skepticism that Republicans will keep their […]

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Yarmouth Police Assist US ICE Agents in Arrest of Cocaine Trafficker
Cocaine Trafficker Arrested

Yarmouth Police Assist US ICE Agents in Arrest of Cocaine Trafficker

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on January 23, 2018 0 Comments • views: 183

On Friday, January 19, 2018 at 5:30AM, members of the Yarmouth Police Department Detective Division Drug Enforcement Unit and the Proactive Anti-Crime Unit assisted United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents in the apprehension of Gabriel Martins originally from Brazil and living in Barnstable. Martins was arrested by the Yarmouth Police Department in December 2017 […]

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Wind Project Public Hearing Monday in Hyannis
Another Wind Farm for Cape Cod?

Wind Project Public Hearing Monday in Hyannis

Filed in Energy, NEWS HEADLINES by on January 21, 2018 0 Comments • views: 314

The push to build a large scale wind farm in Nantucket Sound may be over, but another company hoping to be the first to construct an offshore wind farm in the United States is hoping to do so in federal waters about 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard and 34 miles south of Cape Cod, […]

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Local Economy in Focus for State Senate Task Force
Local Economy Discussion

Local Economy in Focus for State Senate Task Force

Filed in Economic Development, NEWS HEADLINES by on January 21, 2018 0 Comments • views: 309

State Senators Julian Cyr and Vinny DeMacedo will host a meeting of the Massachusetts State Senate Task Force on Strengthening Local Retail in Hyannis. The Task Force on Strengthening Local Retail was formed last year to identify ways to help local retailers become more competitive. Monday, the Task Force will be on Cape Cod to discuss […]

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Sex Offender Arrested Again
Sex Offender Arrested Again

Sex Offender Arrested Again

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on January 16, 2018 0 Comments • views: 297

A man that the Yarmouth Police Department arrested in August 2017 for sexual crimes involving ‘upskirting’ has been arrested again and is in custody. Working diligently and painstakingly since the original arrest of 50 year old David Anthony Wong, the Yarmouth Police Department Detective Division obtained several search warrants and seized multiple computers and other […]

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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 […]