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Massachusetts State Senate Takes Major Step Toward Single-Payer Health Care
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Massachusetts State Senate Takes Major Step Toward Single-Payer Health Care

Filed in Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on November 15, 2017 0 Comments • views: 19

Massachusetts State Senate Takes Major Step Toward Single-Payer Health Care Cyr leads Legislature in adopting comprehensive cost analysis of single payer system (Boston, MA) – On November 9, the Massachusetts State Senate voted to bring the Commonwealth one step closer to more affordable, accessible, and high quality health care. The Senate adopted an amendment sponsored […]

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Representative Tim Whelan on the Opiate Crisis

Filed in Community Impact, NEWS HEADLINES, Police, politics by on November 9, 2017 0 Comments • views: 17

Cape Media News continues to pay attention to the ongoing opiate crisis. Synthetic opioids like fentanyl, carfentanil, and the new “pink death” pose huge threats to the health and safety of our community. State Representative Tim Whelan (R), 1st Barnstable District sits down with Cape Media News host Sarah Colvin to discuss concerns surrounding synthetic […]

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Congressman Keating Continues to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
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Congressman Keating Continues to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on October 20, 2017 0 Comments • views: 67

Washington, DC – Congressman Bill Keating introduced H.R. 4080, the Effective Opioid Enforcement Act of 2017, a plan to repeal the 2016 law that compromised the ability of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to swiftly act to combat unsafe opioid distribution. Congressman Keating is also a co-leader of a bipartisan group of six members who […]

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Congressman Keating Testifies on Opioid Epidemic
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Congressman Keating Testifies on Opioid Epidemic

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics, Uncategorized by on October 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 80

Congressman Testifies on Opioid Epidemic Congressman William Keating offers words before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Washington, DC (October 11, 2017) — Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a member hearing on the opioid epidemic. Congressman Keating, who represents the hardest hit areas of Massachusetts, was one of the members who testified. “Dating […]

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Peace Gathering Planned in Hyannis
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Peace Gathering Planned in Hyannis

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police, politics by on August 17, 2017 1 Comment • views: 250

HYANNIS, MA (August 17, 2017) – In the wake of a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville Virginia and the recent anti-semitic vandalism that has occurred in two Cape Cod communities, the local faith community is preparing to gather together in peace and solidarity, with the goal of bringing unity to our community. The nation […]

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Keating Provision to Establish Veterans Opioid Abuse Toolkit Included in DOD Appropriations Bill
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Keating Provision to Establish Veterans Opioid Abuse Toolkit Included in DOD Appropriations Bill

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on July 31, 2017 0 Comments • views: 92

WASHINGTON, DC (July 28, 2017) — Yesterday, the US House voted in favor of H.R. 3219, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act. Included in that legislation was a provision authored by Congressman Bill Keating that would direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish an opioid abuse toolkit for community providers who treat our nation’s […]

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Large Crowd Attends Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Town Hall at Cape Cod Community College
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Large Crowd Attends Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Town Hall at Cape Cod Community College

Filed in Municipal Issues, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on July 17, 2017 0 Comments • views: 185

They filled the Tilden Arts Center main theater, the downstairs Studio Theater, and the Grossman cafeteria – in all more than 1,300 people came to Cape Cod Community College Sunday afternoon to hear U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speak.   Doors opened at 2:30, and by 2:45 the Tilden main theater was full and a line […]

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Cape Media News: November 17, 2017 views: 7

On this episode of Cape Media News: Road work updates, Senator Julian Cyr stumps for single-payer healthcare, and the Sea Captain’s Row development gains approval from Barnstable Town Council.  

Holidays in Hyannis views: 17

Usher in the holiday season in the village of Hyannis! The Hyannis Main Street Holiday Stroll, Hyannis Harbor Boat Parade, and a special Hyannis HyArts Campus event will delight you on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Hyannis Main Street Holiday Stroll Main Street Hyannis, 9am to 4pm Fun and holiday cheer for all! Begin the day […]

Sea Captain’s Row Project Could Mean Urban Renewal for Downtown Hyannis views: 119

Imagine a busy, bustling Main Street Hyannis full of upwardly mobile young professionals, successful businesspeople, and urban-minded residents living, working and playing in the area. Restaurants, retail, and culture are steps away on Main Street, and residents enjoy walking from their Pleasant Street homes to enjoy all that Hyannis has to offer. Now, imagine a townhouse-style […]

Bass River Cleanup Seeking Volunteers views: 30

Bass River Cleanup Saturday, November 18, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Bass River Beach (Smuggler’s) South Shore Drive South Yarmouth Join Friends of Bass River and the Town of Yarmouth this Saturday, November 18 starting at Bass River Beach to take one more sweep of the shores of Bass River to pick up debris. […]