Falmouth, MAcapecod.com

Two seriously injured in Falmouth rollover crash

FALMOUTH – Two people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash which left one car on its roof. The crash happened sometime before 8 PM on Nathan Ellis Highway (Route 151) at Doran Way. Firefighters had to extricate two people from the wreckage. At least one was transported to Falmouth Hospital under a trauma alert. Motorists were urged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes. Falmouth Police are investigating the cause of the crash.
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Wellfleet, MAcapecod.com

Two injured in crash in Wellfleet

WELLFLEET – Two people were injured in a crash in Wellfleet sometime after 10 AM Tuesday. The crash happened on Route 6 at the intersection of Cottontail Road. The victims were transported by ambulance to Cape Cod Hospital. The cause of the crash, which caused traffic delays, is under investigation by Wellfleet Police.
Yarmouth, MAcapecod.com

Yarmouth Police Sergeant retires after 33 years

YARMOUTH – The men and women of the Yarmouth Police Department would like to thank Sergeant Gerard “Gerry” Britt for his 33 years of dedicated service to the Town of Yarmouth. Sergeant Britt retired on Friday, June 18th. Sergeant Britt served as a patrol officer, field training officer and supervisor, department instructor, peer support member and supervisor, drug recognition expert, and patrol supervisor. Congratulations and best of luck in your retirement!
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Rock Harbor landings top $2.5 million in fish

ORLEANS -- Rock Harbor in Orleans, an historic port with a long-standing commercial fishing fleet, is in serious need of an upgrade. “It looks like yesteryear, but it’s a thriving harbor,” said Harbormaster Nate Sears. Among the challenges is a deteriorating wooden bulkhead, a lack of docking space forcing vessels...
Barnstable, MAcapecodtimes.com

Seaside staff shortage: Some Cape Cod beaches won't have lifeguards this summer

Barnstable is currently training six recruits to work as lifeguards at the town’s beaches this season. Recreation Director Patti Machado is praying they all pass. Assuming every participant is eligible for hiring, Machado said, the town still won’t have enough lifeguards to cover all of its beaches. The shortage means that at least one beach out of the town’s 13, likely Hamblin Pond in Marstons Mills, will be swim-at-your-own risk this year.
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Doug the Quahog Predicts 100 Days of Summer

DENNIS PORT – Summer 2021 officially began Monday as the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce kicked off the season with the 13th Annual Quahog Day. Doug the Quahog arrived at the Pelham House Resort in Dennis with his usual security entourage and made a prediction of 100 days of summer.
Dennis, MAWicked Local

Cape Cod summer weather: Doug the Quahog predicts 100 sunny days

DENNIS PORT — Doug the Quahog, Cape Cod's clammy Nostradamus of summer weather, has spoken: We're in for beautiful weather this season. The soothsaying bivalve was the star of a slightly odd, foggy and jubilant ceremony overlooking Nantucket Sound Monday at the Pelham House Resort. HGTV host and Dennis selectman Chris Lambton was emcee of the prognostication proceedings, sponsored by the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce.
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Cape Cod Baseball League roundup: Bourne’s 14-hit day leads it past Brewster for 2nd win

Where Bourne’s first win, 3-0 against Hyannis on Sunday, leaned on pitching to hold off opposing bats for the shutout, its successes Monday came from the batter’s box. Eight different Braves recorded a hit Monday as Bourne (2-0) beat Brewster (0-1-1) 9-1 on the road to become the only team on the Cape with two wins in a young season. A trio of Braves — Virginia Tech’s Tanner Schobel, UCONN’s Reggie Crawford and Quinnipiac’s Colton Bender — had multi-hit games, reaching base on a hit four, three and two times, respectively.
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Community Counts: Building Post-COVID Community

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