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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: 97

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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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: 305

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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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: 304

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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Congressman William Keating Reintroduces Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act
Keating Reintroduces Nuclear Decommissioning Act

Congressman William Keating Reintroduces Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on February 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 226

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Bill Keating reintroduced the Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2018, which requires a nuclear plant operator to consult with state and local communities when drafting plans to govern the shutdown of a reactor and eventual transfer of a plant’s federal license. Congressman Keating reintroduced this legislation with Rep. Peter […]

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Senator Julian Cyr Secures $53 Million for Important Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard Infrastructure Projects
Infrastructure Improvements

Senator Julian Cyr Secures $53 Million for Important Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard Infrastructure Projects

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on February 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 231

Capital Project Requests Focused on Geographic Equity and Balancing District Needs State Senator Julian Cyr secured $53 million in funding for Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard’s important regional infrastructure projects on Thursday in the Senate Capital Bond Bill. Cyr presented capital funding proposals including $6.5 million to construct a new building for the Barnstable Regional […]

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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: 203

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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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: 280

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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Keating Human Trafficking Bill Passes Out of Committee
Human Trafficking Bill

Keating Human Trafficking Bill Passes Out of Committee

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on December 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 233

Washington, DC – Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs passed HR 2219, the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act, during a full committee markup.  The bill was also passed out of the House Financial Services Committee earlier in the week during a full committee markup.  Rep. Keating is a lead sponsor of the bipartisan […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Housing Choice Initiative
State Unveils Housing Initiative

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Housing Choice Initiative

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on December 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 256

Initiative will spur significant housing production, and provide municipalities with tools and incentives to drive the creation of 135,000 new units by 2025. BOSTON — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a comprehensive new initiative to substantially increase housing production across the Commonwealth. The Administration’s Housing Choice Initiative creates a new system of incentives and rewards […]

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TARGET CONFIRMS OPENING AT CAPE COD MALL 2019 views: 36

Cape Cod vacationers and residents alike have a variety of local shops and stores at their disposal to fulfill their seasonal needs, such as multiple beach item shops, grocery stores, coffee shops and of course the shopping mall. But wouldn’t it be better if all of these trips could be condensed into one? Target, one […]

Yarmouth Police Continue Fatal Crash Investigation views: 27

On Tuesday July 10, 2018 at approximately 4:12PM, the Yarmouth Police and Fire Departments responded to a 911 report of a crash involving a motor vehicle and a motorcycle in the area of Buck Island Road and Townbrook Road in West Yarmouth. Yarmouth Police Officers arrived on scene and immediately secured the area and diverted the […]

CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE RECEIVES $25 MILLION IN STATE BOND FUNDS TOWARD NEW SCIENCE/ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CENTER views: 452

For years the Science Building and Lecture Hall Complex at Cape Cod Community College has been on the State’s list for significant renovation or replacement. A 2015 Study found that simply renovating the academic hall would not appropriately accommodate student needs, but a lack of available funds for a brand new building stunted the project […]

Staff Spotlight: Susan Johnson views: 99

Meet Susan Johnson, our Program Coordinator! Susan started working at the Media Center through the Bridge Back to Work program. After her first year, she was hired as the full-time Access Coordinator. Job Duties Susan puts the programming on the air, and maintains the community bulletin board for the channel — but that’s not all! […]