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*** WATCH *** MALE ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING P.O. WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON

HYANNIS – [HN NOTES] – At times it was busy and volatile last evening. On the four-to-midnight, Barnstable Police Officers approached a house with guns drawn after a report of an unwanted male reportedly scaring others with a firearm. There was also a felony stop and individuals were detained while the investigation unfolded. HN expects to release video footage of that commotion later on, if there’s time.
BARNSTABLE, MA
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capecod.com

Sandwich Town Officials Mulling Next Steps for Boardwalk

SANDWICH – The Sandwich Boardwalk reconstruction process has been long plagued by delays, but following the Coast Guard’s recent approval, it is now moving ahead. Assistant Town Manager Heather Harper said that the main hurdle was a permit acquisition process by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers which turned out to be unnecessary, as the Coast Guard actually has jurisdiction.
SANDWICH, MA
Martha's Vineyard Times

Buick flips over on Skiff Avenue

A Buick SUV flipped over on Skiff Avenue in Tisbury after hitting a parked Toyota RAV4. Members of the Tisbury Fire Department and police department were on the scene Friday night. Fire Chief Greg Leland told The Times the Buick was flipped over on its roof when emergency personnel arrived...
capeandislands.org

Residents respond to proposal for larger Cape Cod bridges

More than 200 people joined an online meeting last night on the Cape Cod bridge replacement plan, and many raised questions about the bridge locations, height, pedestrian safety, and other issues. Mary Jane Mastrangelo, a member of the Bourne Select Board, said residents of the host community need more information...
BOURNE, MA

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Visits Plymouth First Responders

It has been a nightmare of a week for first responders in Plymouth County after the unspeakable strangling deaths of two young children allegedly at the hands of their mother. With everything that has happened over the past several days, the lead singer of Aerosmith, Steven Tyler, thought it might be a good idea to brighten up the days of some of Plymouth County's first responders on Thursday.
PLYMOUTH COUNTY, MA
capeandislands.org

New canal bridges just became more likely. Here’s why

As the Bourne and Sagamore bridges age, the battle to fund replacements has proven to be a challenge. Just this week, the project inched closer to "shovels in the ground" when officials revealed the preferred location for the new bridges. But the question remains: how close — or far— are we to funding that effort?
BOURNE, MA
capecod.com

Video: Local fire service leaders graduate from Management Training Program

STOW, MA – More than three dozen fire service leaders from across Massachusetts graduated on Friday from the 28th class of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program. The four-month program for new chief officers and chief officer candidates is delivered jointly by the Massachusetts...
BARNSTABLE, MA
theweektoday.com

Swifts Beach residents demand answers on sewer project

Residents of Swifts Beach, who for months have sought details about the controversial $3 million plan to install grinder pumps in 130 neighborhood homes at their owners’ expense, left Thursday, Jan. 26’s Sewer Commissioners meeting with few of their questions answered. Swifts Beach residents responded with incredulity and...
WAREHAM, MA
mbl.edu

State's Wastewater Regs Need a Kick In the Pants | Falmouth Enterprise

In the 1970s, four scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution—John Ryther, Joel Goldman, Ken Tenore and William Dunstan—began to publish convincing evidence that nitrogen controlled the growth of phytoplankton in the coastal waters of Long Island and Woods Hole. Ivan Valiela and Robert Howarth at the Marine...
FALMOUTH, MA

Three-bedroom home in Mashpee sells for $775,000

Paul Aries and Jennifer Aries acquired the property at 10 Magnolia Lane, Mashpee, from Robert C Lanza and Eileen P Lanza on Jan. 5, 2023. The $775,000 purchase price represents a price per square foot of $473. The property features three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The unit sits on a 0.3-acre lot.
MASHPEE, MA

New Bedford, Wareham Men Arrested on Drugs Charges

NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford police have arrested a wanted city man and a man from Wareham after they were allegedly found with drugs. Police said the men were discovered with a quantity of crack cocaine in a car in the city's South End on Monday, Jan. 23. Emanuel...
NEW BEDFORD, MA
capecoddaily.com

Weather Conditions Hinder Morning Ferries Between Cape and Islands

HYANNIS – Morning ferry trips between Cape Cod and the Islands on Thursday, January 26, are being impacted by weather conditions. Both the Steamship Authority and Hy-Line Cruises have advised travelers that rain and heavy winds could lead to delays or cancellations. The Steamship Authority has already reported that the 5:45 a.m. trip from Hyannis […] The post Weather Conditions Hinder Morning Ferries Between Cape and Islands appeared first on CapeCod.com.
HYANNIS, NE
capecod.com

Steamship Authority Names Third New Vessel

FALMOUTH – The Steamship Authority has named the last of three sister ships recently-acquired to replace some of the older boats in its fleet. The M/V Barnstable, formerly known as the HOS Lode Star, will soon join the ferry service as the replacement for the M/V Sankaty. It is...
FALMOUTH, MA
onthewater.com

Cape Cod Fishing Report- January 26, 2023

This week around Cape Cod, Buzzards Bay and the Islands:. pickerel bite pops off (again) 2- to 3-pound fish rolling and birds working in Falmouth Harbor/Vineyard Sound?. Miscellaneous crab legs mysteriously wash up on Vineyard Sound beaches. Strange happenings in the Vineyard Sound surf this week, as two separate reports...
FALMOUTH, MA

Sew kind: Volunteers weave blankets for homeless in Hyannis

HYANNIS − On Tuesday evening, the First Baptist Church of Hyannis was buzzing with energy and good feeling. Volunteers, including members of the Barnstable High School hockey team, Rotary Club of Hyannis, and Barnstable High School military support club, were at work, weaving sheets of green and blue fleece together with knots to create a blanket.
BARNSTABLE, MA