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Driver faces charges after rollover crash caught on camera in Barnstable

BARNSTABLE - A Reading man is facing charges after he allegedly led Barnstable police on a chase that ended in a crash early Wednesday.Police said a Barnstable officer tried to stop an Audi Q7 on Route 132 because it was driving erratically just after 3 a m. The driver, later identified by police as 48-year-old Kenneth Brickhouse, wouldn't stop. Moments later, the car ran off Route 6A, rolled over and crashed. It was recorded on a doorbell camera nearby. Police said Brickhouse ran away, but they caught him a short time later.He was taken to Cape Cod Hospital where he was treated for what they said are minor injuries. Brickhouse now faces several charges.
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BARNSTABLE – [DEVELOPING] – It was a wild pursuit that ended in a rollover crash on Route 6A early this morning!. As you will see and hear in the following HN Video, Barnstable Police Patrolman Michael Lima was attempting to stop a vehicle for erratic operation on Route 132. The vehicle would not pull over and stop. The pursuit began with relatively slow speeds of around 25 to 40 miles per hour as it approached Route 6A. The fleeing vehicle then turned right and began traveling east along Route 6A in the direction of Barnstable Village, according to radio traffic. Speeds suddenly began reaching as high as about [60] miles per hour shortly after continuing along Route 6A.

Towns add safety specialists to reduce risk

Adopted by private and public entities alike, a strong safety culture can prevent injuries, reduce operating exposures, and save money. A strong safety culture is an organization’s shared perceptions, beliefs, values and attitudes that create a commitment to safety and an effort to minimize harm. This is often the foundation of a shared safety goal. In many industries, workplace safety is considered every employee’s responsibility.

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...

Eastham Fire, Wellfleet Harbormaster rescue capsized kayaker

EASTHAM – Eastham firefighters and the Wellfleet Harbormaster teamed up to rescue a person whose kayak capsized. It happened about 9:30 AM Wednesday off Cooks Brook Beach. The victim was wearing a life preaerver and was able to call 911 to summon help. EMTs evaluated the kayaker once they were safely back to shore.

‘Old Ladies’ dive into Cape ponds seeking trash, emerge triumphant

‘Old Ladies’ dive into Cape ponds seeking trash, emerge triumphant. People normally aren’t excited to find garbage on the bottom of a pond, but for an unusual group of underwater trash collectors on Cape Cod, there’s a certain exhilaration when the biggest discovery of the day suddenly appears 8 feet below the surface.


WEST BARNSTABLE – A woman was transported to Cape Cod Hospital under a trauma alert after her car rolled over on Route 6 this morning. The crash happened at around 1:40 a.m., just past Exit 65 westbound. (The old Exit 5) Barnstable Police, state police, and West Barnstable Firefighters rushed to the scene, all arriving within minutes. The woman was conscious and alert, and Med-flight was not deemed necessary. There was dense fog at the time of the crash and it’s uncertain if that contributed to the vehicle losing control. The Massachusetts State Police are investigating the cause of the crash. The state police investigation continued at the Cape Cod Hospital emergency room after the patient had been transported, according to radio transmissions… [HN VIDEO – PRESS PLAY] * IMPORTANT HN NOTE: Readers always ask how they can donate to keep our camera’s rolling (and hopefully expand our coverage as well). But did you know that Hyannis News is already partially funded by viewers like you! And our goal is to keep HN’s content FREE for everyone to enjoy. But HN needs your ongoing help and support to keep our uniquely independent coverage moving forward… Please consider supporting HN’s efforts by either donating or advertising your business in our “Business Card Directory” below. (NOTE: HN had over 9.3 million page views last year! Ask about advertising options at ) OR CLICK HERE TO CONTRIBUTE NOW ! And thank you for helping HN. Stay tuned! *** CLICK HERE – SUBSCRIBE TO HN ON YOUTUBE! *** By subscribing directly to on YouTube, you can choose to be notified the moment every breaking HN Video is released! (It also helps support HN! And it’s FREE!) The post *** WATCH *** WOMAN HURT IN DENSE FOG RTE. 6 ROLLOVER first appeared on Hyannis News - News & Information for Hyannis Cape Cod.

Native Americans urge boycott of 'tone deaf' Pilgrim museum

PLYMOUTH, Mass. - Native Americans in Massachusetts are calling for a boycott of a popular living history museum featuring Colonial reenactors portraying life in Plymouth, the famous English settlement founded by the Pilgrims who arrived on the Mayflower.Members of the state's Wampanoag community and their supporters say Plimoth Patuxet Museums has not lived up to its promise of creating a "bi-cultural museum" that equally tells the story of the European and Indigenous peoples that lived there.They say the " Historic Patuxet Homesite," the portion of the mostly outdoor museum focused on traditional Indigenous life, is inadequately small, in need of...

Shared Streets and Spaces awards $16.4M to 138 municipalities

On Aug. 2 in Plymouth, the Baker-Polito administration announced $16.4 million in grants to 138 municipalities and seven regional transit authorities through the Shared Streets and Spaces program. The largest award round since the program’s launch in June 2020 will be used by recipients to implement projects that focus on...

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...

Excursion vessel with 30 passengers grounds in Hyannis Harbor

HYANNIS – An excursion vessel with 30 passengers on board reportedly grounded off Railroad Bluff in Hyannis Harbor. No injuries were reported. The passengers were taken off the vessel and brought ashore safely. A commercial salvage company was working with the Captain to refloat the vessel. Further details were not immediately available.

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...
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Tisbury: Discovering new books

Heard on Main Street: When someone asks you a question you don’t want to answer, smile and ask, “Why do you want to know?”. One of my best friends, since our early school days, has just written to tell me she has cancer. Fortunately for me, she waited until she had a fair idea of what to expect. She worked for many years as a professor teaching nursing so she knew what she could do. One of my issues was what can I do to try to make this easier on her.