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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: 232

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: 307

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: 271

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: 346

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 0 Comments • views: 533

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: 253

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: 499

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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ROWER IN DISTRESS RESCUED 530 MILES OFF CAPE COD views: 28

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: 37

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: 40

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: 31

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 […]