Former Cape Cod student's self-immolation draws response from schools, community
The death of former Nauset Public Schools student Aaron Bushnell on Monday drew words of sympathy from school officials for his family and friends. Bushnell, 25, was an active duty U.S. Air Force member. He set himself on fire Sunday afternoon in front of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C. after declaring he "will no longer be complicit in genocide." First responders took him to a hospital where he later died, the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed on Monday.
The Ultimate Seafood Experience: Discover Barnstable's Top 3 Restaurants
The focus of this article is on three noteworthy seafood restaurants located in Barnstable. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Here’s Why Wareham Walmart Suddenly Went Cashless
Retailers not accepting cash has been a hot-button issue lately here in Massachusetts. This week, one major retailer on the SouthCoast became the latest to go cashless – though that wasn't the plan. With big venues such as Gillette Stadium, Fenway Park and TD Garden going cashless over the...
Massachusetts couple arrested after alleged theft, masked man threatens to kill Walmart employee with knife
A Massachusetts couple has been arrested after an incident at a department store. According to Plymouth, MA Police, on Tuesday night, Officers responded to Walmart for reports of a man menacing loss prevention personnel with a knife. Officers spoke with Walmart Loss Prevention who attempted to stop a masked male...
Wind advisory for 3 Massachusetts counties until early Thursday morning
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory at 11:56 p.m. on Wednesday in effect until Thursday at 4 a.m. for Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket counties. The weather service describes, "West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph." "Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree...
Bourne Rotary nightly work is expected to begin soon. What to know.
Nightly roadwork at the Bourne Rotary will begin on Monday, March 4, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Work to improve the rotary will include drainage work, milling, paving, and pavement markings and will ultimately aim to improve the aging infrastructure. Work will begin Monday night through Friday morning from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., with the road expected to be fully open by 5 a.m. each morning. ...
$4M Lottery Payday: Mass Man Preparing For Retirement After Massive Win
James Leonard, of Sandwich, won $4 million playing the “$4,000,000 Diamonds” $10 scratch-off game. Leonard said he bought two lottery tickets when he stopped to get tonic water. He took them home to scratch off while sitting in his easy chair. The first ticket won him $50, but...
WEST YARMOUTH MAN BROKE INTO THREE HOMES ON SAME DAY, ONE JUST AFTER BEING BAILED OUT, COPS SAY… [NEW DETAILS]
HYANNIS, MASSACHUSETTS – As HN initially reported, at around 4:20 p.m. this past Saturday – February 24, 2024 – Barnstable Police patrol units responded to the vicinity of West Hyannisport Circle for a report of a male wearing a black sweatshirt and jeans, who appeared to be under the influence of something, prowling around someone’s yard, picking up “random stuff.”
Crash causing traffic delays approaching Sagamore Bridge
BOURNE – A traffic crash was reported on Route 6 at the Sagamore Bridge just before 10 AM Tuesday. Traffic was backed up approaching the bridge. No serious injuries were reported. Mass State Police are investigating the crash. The post Crash causing traffic delays approaching Sagamore Bridge appeared first on CapeCod.com.
1 arrested, others sought after gunfire in New Bedford
An 18-year-old is now facing charges, but police believe more suspects were involved.
'Blatant and incorrect.' Bourne town seal expected to undergo redesign. What we know.
BUZZARDS BAY — Change may be coming to the Bourne Town Seal, which for decades has inaccurately depicted a Wampanoag Tribe members. It was designed by renowned maritime artist Charles S. Raleigh in the late 19th century. The Bourne Select Board voted 5-0 on Tuesday night to refer discussion...
Things to do: Fun, fundraisers and a St. Patrick’s Day lunch
The Redmen Hall will host its montly meat raffle at 745 Main Street. Doors open at 6 p.m., a meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. and raffles start at 7 p.m. The cost is $8. For more information, please call the Redmen Hall at 508-291-0882. Saturday, March 2. Fundraise...
Prisoner escapes Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department transport vehicle on the highway
“At approximately 6:15PM Monday night, Waltham Police Officers responded to the area of Bear Hill Rd and Route I-95 South to assist in locating a male prisoner that had escaped from a Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department transport vehicle on the highway. Waltham officers joined Plymouth County Deputy Sheriffs and...
14 new year-round rental homes in Yarmouth for Cape residents? Here's what to know.
YARMOUTH — Fourteen single-family homes in Yarmouth Port should be on the rental market exclusively for Cape Cod residents by next year if Davenport Companies finishes construction. Clearing for the 14-lot cluster subdivision off Route 6A is underway, two years after plans were initiated, according to Davenport Companies Communications...
Both sunshine and winter return on Thursday
A sharp cold front moved through the area late Wednesday Night and will soon be gone, but it brought heavy rain and gusty winds to the area – the latter leading to spotty power outages. Heavy rain is changing to a burst of snow as temperatures drop rapidly behind...
High Wind Warning For Cape And Islands Until 7 A.M. Thursday
HYANNIS – Eversource is responding to power outages from Wednesday’s rain-and-wind storm on Cape Cod which is continuing to affect the region tonight. Eversource has taken care of about 700 outages in Barnstable and Yarmouth, while new outages are being reported at this hour in Bourne. Earlier this evening, Bourne police closed the area of […] The post High Wind Warning For Cape And Islands Until 7 A.M. Thursday appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Bagged & Tagged!
Oysters get harvested all year long in Fairhaven, even in February., although this Tuesday was just about 50 degrees, making it a little easier for the Blue Stream Shellfish crew to harvest 10,000 oysters from their aquaculture farm in Nasketucket Bay off West Island. Cody Jardin, James Gamache, and Travis...
Suspect Apprehended in New Bedford Car Break-Ins, Linked to Previous Crimes
New Bedford, MA – In a recent development, the New Bedford Police Department announced the arrest of a suspect involved in a series of car break-ins. The arrest comes after a vigilant patrol by officers who responded to a call regarding a suspicious individual in the vicinity of Fulton Street and Rockdale Avenue.
Dad Speaks Out After His Daughter, 12, Dies in Mass. House Fire: 'We Don’t Know What Happened'
Jasmine Lane was found dead inside the Middleborough home after firefighters knocked down the massive blaze early Saturday morning, according to the local district attorney