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  1. Bumper-to-bumper traffic Friday morning as drivers head to Cape Cod for July 4 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | MassLive.com

    ... Sagamore Bridge in Bourne. Further east on US 6, several more traffic delays have been reported between Dennis and Harwich as of 9 a.m. Vacationers report traffic delays on Martha's Vineyard. Traffic is at a stand-still on Edgartown Road in Vineyard ...

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  2. Red Cross Cape Cod chapter celebrates 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month -- was formed in the living room of Miss Mary Ethel Young of Harwich in July 1915 as a response to needs arising from World War I. The national organization was created in 1881. Over the decades, ...

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  3. The County Beat: Farming Barnstable CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Barnstable Patriot

    While we stood on the porch of his unfinished house in Harwich, Barnstable County Commissioner Leo Cakounes told me a story that curled my hair. Cakounes, when he's not serving the county, is a farmer.

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  4. Police charge Brewster man with breaking and enteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Cape Cod Times

    WEST HARWICH - A Brewster man with a long criminal history faces a new charge after a woman told police he allegedly was standing at “arms length from her bedroom window” and eating a sandwich on Monday evening. Brewster Bamford, 38, of 16 Juniper Lane, Brewster, pleaded not guilty Tuesday at Orleans District Court to breaking and entering in the daytime to commit a felony.

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  5. Cape's only for-profit cosmetology school to closeRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Cape Cod Times

    ... programs will be at Upper Cape Cod Regional TechnicalSchool in Bourne and Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in Harwich, Adams said. The U.S. Department of Education received a favorable federal court ruling June 22 on its new, tougher ...

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  6. Gay marriage ruling finds support, opposition on CapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Cape Cod Times

    ... gathered at Provincetown Town Hall for a rally and a celebratory walk along Commercial Street. A gay couple from Harwich were excited to learn Friday that their trip to Kentucky in July for the wedding of their son and his male partner could go off ...

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  7. Monitoring program gets state fundingRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... that is responsible for degrading its iconic bays and estuaries," said Collaborative Chairman Larry Ballantine of Harwich. "After much public discussion, the Cape is committed to implementing a new approach to managing its wastewater problems." The ...

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  8. Task force: Opioid abuse an epidemic in MassachusettsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Boston Herald

    ... in an overview of its report. Baker began a Statehouse news briefing on the report by introducing Janis McGrory of Harwich, who lost her 23-year-old daughter, Liz, to an accidental heroin overdose in 2011. McGrory is featured in one of several ...

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  9. Cape Cod, Amherst educators receive Human and Civil Rights awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | MTA Today

    ... shared the spotlight on Friday, June 19, at the annual MTA Human and Civil Rights banquet and awards ceremony. Harwich resident Diane Turco received the Kathleen Roberts Creative Leadership Award for her three decades of activism in educating New ...

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  10. Francis R. DeLuca, 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... (Reynolds) DeLuca; his sister Claire Lewis of Seekonk; children Craig DeLuca of Stowe, Vermont; Karen Rioux of Harwich, MA and Lauren Cardin of Onset, MA; step-children Scott Lorraine of Wareham and Joanne Lariviere of Fairhaven, as well as loving ...

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  11. A Big Week for Local and Regional NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WGBH

    ... property in Yarmouth could become affordable housing; Barnstable County sheriff will face reelection challenger; Harwich police computers hacked; $513,000 settlement to former Provincetown police chief; Nantucket following up leads on missing woman; ...

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  12. Five Cape women recognized as 'Unsung Heroines'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Cape Cod Times

    ... Elizabeth Aldred, of Eastham; Michelle DeSilva, of Brewster; TobyAnn Greenberg, of Nantucket; Beverly A. Johnson, of Harwich; and Jill Britt Blanchard, of Mashpee.

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  13. Longtime Cape activist honored by state teachers associationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Cape Cod Times

    Diane Turco, who spent her career as a special education instructor in Sandwich, Chatham and Harwich schools before retiring in 2012, believes teaching is not limited to the classroom. The 61-year-old co-founder of the citizen activist group known as the Cape Downwinders has devoted 30 years to raising public awareness on the health and safety dangers she believes Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station poses for the region.

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  14. emailRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Cape Cod Times

    ... Johnson had two saves in the shutout while Paul Beatty and Paul Birdic were both key in the midfield for the Storm. Harwich Blues 3, Falmouth Tide 0: Marco Dos Santos scored a pair of goals, one in each half, and the Harwich Blues rebounded from ...

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  15. Longtime Cape activist honored by state teachers associationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Cape Cod Times

    HARWICH - Diane Turco, who spent her career as a special education instructor in Sandwich, Chatham and Harwich schools before retiring in 2012, believes teaching is not limited to the classroom. The 61-year-old co-founder of the citizen activist group known as the Cape Downwinders has devoted 30 years to raising public awareness on the health and safety dangers she believes Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station poses for the region.

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  16. New TV ads to spread opioid addiction awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WWLP

    ... also will help to do that." The public service announcements will feature testimony from the family of a 23-year old Harwich woman who died of a heroin overdose. A 2013 Youth Health Survey found that Massachusetts teens have a higher risk of abusing ...

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  17. State launches campaign to warn parents about opioid abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... that claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people in the state last year. One of the ads features Janis McGrory from Harwich, who lost her daughter Liz at age 23 to a heroin overdose. Assistant Director of Physical Plant Clark University's Physical ...

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  18. Massachusetts launches Stop Addiction In Its Tracks to educate parents on opioid drug misuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | MassLive.com

    ... that will appear on television through July 31. The website includes videos featuring personal stories, like that of Harwich resident Janis McGrory who lost her 23-year-old daughter to a heroin overdose.. The site welcomes visitors with the advice: ...

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  19. Harwich teacher who lost daughter featured in state drug addiction campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Cape Cod Times

    A Monomoy teacher is being featured on television spots beginning today on WCVB Channel 5 as part of the state Department of Public Health's campaign to combat drug addiction titled "Stop Addiction in Its Tracks." A Harwich resident is being featured on television spots beginning today on WCVB Channel 5 as part of the state Department of Public Health's campaign to combat drug addiction titled "Stop Addiction in Its Tracks."

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  20. Help Wanted: Cape Cod Summer JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Patch.com

    ... available positions, you'll find the right opportunity to fit your education, location and specific criteria. South Harwich, MAavailable Caregiver summer picnics and winter celebrations to appreciate our staff Flexible start dates Training ...

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