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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: 218

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: 416

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: 435

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: 358

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: 412

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: 314

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: 411

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: 367

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: 404

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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Cape Media Story Slam at Cape Cod Beer: Near Misses views: 51

Thursday, February 28th at 6 PM It’s another Cape Media Story Slam – held at Cape Cod Beer! The theme is “Near Misses.” Here’s how it works: $10.00 suggested donation at the door. Storytellers and attendees register online. Registration for storytelling fills up quickly! There are 10 spots available for storytellers. Storytellers arrive and will choose a number […]

“Morning Show” with the Dennis Chamber of Commerce – A Special Business Before Hours views: 40

Your Big Break(fast)!  On February 28th at 7:30 AM, join the Dennis Chamber of Commerce at the Cape Cod Community Media Center for a Business Before Hours like no other. All attendees will have a chance to appear on TV describing something unique about Dennis. (Don’t worry – coffee and flattering lighting will be provided.) […]

New Year Member Meetup views: 80

It’s our first member meetup of 2019! Come by for food, friends, and fun in our television studio. Talk to other producers, find crew members, and brainstorm new ideas! Open to Media Center members and the public. RSVP on Facebook.

Thorne Stars Comedy Night – December 2018 views: 3

Come join us at the Media Center on Saturday, December 15th, for a fun-filled night of music and comedy. Featuring 6 gifted comedians backed up by Thee Midnight Society! Voted the ‘Cape’s Most Dangerous Band’ in 2014, it’s sure to be a night to remember. Featured comedians: Nichole Auclair, Sarah Martin, Dale Cover, AJ Hapenny, […]