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Grandmother becomes lifeguard again to help keep Cape Cod pool open

BARNSTABLE -- After hearing about a lifeguard shortage at the YMCA Cape Cod, a 70-year-old woman jumped in to help. "We need staff in order to keep our facility open, we need help," said Mark Thurman, Director of Operations at YMCA Cape Cod. A text alert sent out in June pleaded for the community's help. At the time, YMCA Cape Cod was forced to close its small pool due to a staffing shortage. Barnstable grandmother Maggie Sullivan was one of the first people to respond. "I'm retired so I have time," said Sullivan. Her only hesitation - her lifeguard certification expired...
BARNSTABLE, MA
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Restaurant community mourns loss of Emmanuel Otoo

(Aug. 9, 2022) Emmanuel Otoo, 32, died Sunday in an apparent drowning accident in a pool at 19 Evergreen Way, leaving the island’s restaurant community, as well as his friends and family, devastated. Otoo had worked at Proprietors since his arrival on Nantucket in 2013, according to owner Orla...
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Bachelorette parties are 'destroying' LGBT 'safe spaces,' researchers claim

BOSTON (TND) — A pair of researchers are targeting straight, largely white women for allegedly invading LGBT "safe spaces" during bachelorette parties in a phenomenon labeled "hetrification." “Hetrification" is apparently a combination of the terms "heterosexual" and "gentrification." In an op-ed for the Boston Globe, researchers Vincent Jones II...
PROVINCETOWN, MA
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Man injured by construction vehicle in Marstons Mills

MARSTONS MILLS – A man reportedly had his leg pinned by a construction vehicle in Marstons Mills around 1:30 PM Tuesday. The incident happened at a location in the Block of Baxter’s Neck Road. The victim was transported to Caoe Cod Hospital. OSHA was notified as part of the investigation.
BARNSTABLE, MA
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Mashpee Looks for Long-Term Solutions for Water Quality

MASHPEE – Mashpee is experiencing year-over-year declines in water quality as the region continues to wrestle with wastewater infrastructure and a warming climate, according to local experts. Department of Natural Resources Director Ashley Fisher said ponds like Ashumet and Santuit, the latter currently under swimming restrictions, continue to see...
MASHPEE, MA
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UPDATE: Cape League Title Series Opener Moved to Wednesday

UPDATE: The first Championship Game of the series has been moved to Wednesday, August 10, at 6 p.m. due to inclement weather, according to Cape Cod Baseball League officials on social media. Game two will now be held on Thursday, August 11, at 3:30 p.m. in Brewster, while the final game–if necessary–will be played in Bourne at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 12.
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Photo Gallery: Cisco Trashion Show

(Aug. 9, 2022) The fifth annual Cisco Trashion Show as held Monday at Cisco Brewers. The "fashion" show featured models in outfits containing at least 80 percent recycled materials. Proceeds benefited the Nantucket Land Council and Town of Nantucket Natural Resources Department.
NANTUCKET, MA
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Provincetown crews deal with deck fire, power outage

PROVINCETOWN – Provincetown firefighters responded to 322 Commercial Street in the downtown section of town sometime after 4 PM for a deck fire. The fire was qickly knocked down but crews had to pull up some of the boards to reach fire nelow the deck and douse it. The cause of the fire is under […] The post Provincetown crews deal with deck fire, power outage appeared first on CapeCod.com.
PROVINCETOWN, MA

Broadway, comedy & murderous mystery: 9 new shows on Cape Cod stages this week

This week’s new shows involve a mix of music, murder and commentary, with longer-running shows mixed with one-night performances worth noting on the calendar. At our website https://www.capecodtimes.com/entertainment, you'll find reviews of recently opened shows that include those playing at Provincetown Theater, Cape Rep Theatre in Brewster, Cape Playhouse in Dennis  and Cape Cod Theatre Company/Harwich Junior Theatre. ...
DENNIS, MA
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Carnival returns to Provincetown: Everything you need to know

The 43rd annual Provincetown Carnival will go on from Saturday to Saturday, Aug. 13 through Aug. 20, with a theme of “Monsters, Myths & Legends.” The carnival, billed as Provincetown’s largest summer festival, will include the much-anticipated Carnival Parade. The week of activities, organized by the Provincetown Business Guild, will include pool parties, drag parties, cruises, cabaret-style shows, costume parties, and gallery strolls and many other events. Although the carnival was hosted in smaller versions in 2020 and 2021 because of...
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