Harwich, MA

Sandwich Woman Seriously Injured In Route 6A Car Crash

A Sandwich woman was seriously injured on Thursday, September 16, in a two-car crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Old County Road. Police were called to the scene of the crash around 9:20 AM by the East Sandwich post office. During the investigation, police learned the crash occurred...
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Video report: Two vehicle crash in Dennis sends 1 person to Cape Cod Hospital

DENNIS – Around 10:30 AM Tuesday, Dennis Fire and Rescue responded to a motor vehicle crash on Great Western Road and South Gages Way by the bike path. A Mitisubishi SUV and an Audi sedan were involved in a rear-end collision. A female victim was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with unknown injuries. Great Western Road was shut down for approximately one hour until the scene could be cleared. Dennis Police are handling the investigation into the crash.
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Man seriously injured in fall from staging in Cotuit

COTUIT – A man was seriously injured after reportedly falling about 18 feet from some staging in Cotuit about 10 AM Tuesday. Rescuers responded to a Trout Brook Road residence and called for a MedFlight helicopter to land at the Cape Cod airfield in Marstons Mills to fly the victim to a trauma center. Further details were not immediately available.

Falmouth Teenagers Found Guilty Of Assault On Franklin Teen

Two Falmouth teenagers were found guilty of assault after they kicked and beat a Franklin teenager until—and after—he was unconscious at a party last summer in Falmouth. According to Falmouth police, the two who were charged with crimes related to the incident received probation until they reach their 18th birthdays. The court case was conducted on August 18 in Falmouth Juvenile Court.

Truck gets caught on power lines in Orleans

ORLEANS — A construction vehicle got entangled in power lines on Route 6A Monday afternoon during construction work on Route 6A. Orleans Fire and Rescue crews responded to the call at about 2:45 p.m. They kept the driver in the truck until they were sure the wires were not energized, according to Fire Chief Geof Deering.
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What's going on that you might not know about in Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet? We've got it here

All non-union town of Provincetown employees will be required to be vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus as of Sept. 20, or show proof weekly of a negative test result, Town Manager Alex Morse announced at the Sept. 13 Select Board meeting. Negotiations are to be undertaken to bring about the same mandate with the two unions working in Town Hall as well, Morse said. The two unions cover some police department and public works department employees. The municipal mandate, implemented to protect public safety, is one of the first in Massachusetts, Morse said. The number of positive COVID cases in the last two weeks in Provincetown was six, based on state data from Sept. 16.

Driver ok after dump truck gets caught in wires in Orleans

ORLEANS – Orleans Fire-Rescue reports that a dump truck became entangled in wires on Route 6A near Stop and Shop around 4 PM. The driver was safely moved from the vehicle. Crews from Eversource, Verizon, and Buckler’s Towing Service are working to secure the scene. Power in the immediate area could be interrupted for a short time. Traffic was being detoured by Orleans Police Department.
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OPINION/EDITORIAL: Applause for the new outdoor stage in Truro

A new outdoor theater in Truro is a blessing, arriving in the time of our COVID-19 era of social distancing. We hope that it will be used by many, and for public events beyond what its owner, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, offers, and that it inspires a resurgence in outdoor performances and venues. A renovation of the little-used amphitheater at the Province Lands Visitor Center in Provincetown comes to mind.

Kite surfer rescued off Eastham

EASTHAM – A kite surfer in distress was rescued off Eastham Tuesday. Rescuers responded to First Encounter Beach on the bayside and determined the individual was unable to raise his sail and was being carried further offshore by the tide. Rescue boats from Dennis and Wellfleet responded to aid the victim. The boats retrieved the […] The post Kite surfer rescued off Eastham appeared first on
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Island Energy Services buying Hatch’s package store and gas station

(Sept. 21, 2021) After four decades behind the counter at Hatch’s Package Store, Judy Brownell is selling the Orange Street liquor store and gas station to Island Energy Services. “The only thing that would be changing would be the ownership,” Island Energy Services CEO Todd Boling said Tuesday. “We are...

Students Receive Threatening Texts Police Say Not Credible

Many Sandwich school district parents awoke Tuesday morning, September 21, to an email from the superintendent notifying families of a potential threat received overnight. At 10:30 PM Monday, September 20, Superintendent Pamela Gould received a call from Sandwich Police Chief Peter Wack alerting her of a potential threat to the STEM and high school after threatening texts were sent to a large group chat, which included students from Sandwich and other communities.

Nationwide Bus Driver Shortage Felt In Falmouth

A shortage of bus drivers in the district and nationwide has Falmouth Public Schools continuing to seek out applicants. Director of finance Patrick Murphy said the district's expectation is to consolidate bus routes as they are losing four bus drivers by the end of October. Losing one driver has the...
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Town at HDC Tuesday to keep trailer at former fire-department property

(Sept. 20, 2021) Diane Coombs says she’ll be a resounding “no” vote on an application coming to the Historic District Commission Tuesday that would keep the town's modular trailer at the Sparks Avenue and Pleasant Street rotary in place for meeting space for the next two years. "We’re trying to...