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Armed Robber Captured by Yarmouth and New Bedford Police
Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Armed Robber Captured by Yarmouth and New Bedford Police

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on January 15, 2018 0 Comments • views: 204

Just after 7:00 Friday night, Yarmouth Police were called to 71 Lower Brook Road on reports of a robbery involving a firearm. The caller told police that the suspects fled in a dark-colored car. Upon arrival, police officers found a person at the home had been robbed of his cell phone, the suspects were identified […]

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Experience Sensory Overload at Cotuit Center for the Arts
Sensory Overload in Cotuit

Experience Sensory Overload at Cotuit Center for the Arts

Filed in Arts, NEWS HEADLINES by on January 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 331

What does the phrase “sensory overload” mean to you? Last fall, the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC) posed that question to the region’s top artists. Of the 65 submissions the AFCC received, 39 pieces created by 35 artists were chosen for its annual Winter Art Exhibit, which opened last Saturday at the Cotuit Center […]

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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: 418

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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Winter Storm Approaching: Are You Ready?
Winter Storm Approaching

Winter Storm Approaching: Are You Ready?

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Storms by on January 3, 2018 0 Comments • views: 212

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Eastern Plymouth, Barnstable and Dukes Counties. Cape Cod is bracing for some wild winter weather.  The NWS is predicting a 100% chance of precipitation Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, here’s what we can expect: Overnight: Snow will begin overnight and continue to fall until around […]

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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: 242

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: 509

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: 265

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: 339

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: 224

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: 279

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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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: 41

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: 44

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 […]