Barnstable County Newswire (Page 6)

Barnstable County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Barnstable County, MA. (Page 6)

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  1. A Kennedy buys a $3.3 million, six-bedroom home on Cape CodRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | Business Journal

    The likelihood of seeing a Kennedy on Cape Cod just got better. Two members of the storied family - Special Olympics chairman Timothy P. Shriver and his wife, lawyer Linda S. Potter - purchased a six-bedroom home at 19 Ocean Ave. in Hyannis Port for $3.3 million on July 20, according to a Barnstable County deed.

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  2. Blohm, Song summer at the CapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... is a beautiful coastal town in what is referred to as Upper Cape Cod. It's known for its beaches, the Barnstable County Fair in July and its proximity to Martha's Vineyard, located just a few miles away via the Island Queen Ferry. Go roughly 36 ...

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  3. Our View: County should take stronger lead on homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Barnstable Patriot

    The Barnstable Town Council's Committee to Assess Homelessness in Hyannis this week had a chat with a county official that left some unanswered questions. Beth Albert, director of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services, came to the committee's meeting on Monday, Aug. 7 at the committee's invitation, to discuss the housing programs it administers.

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  4. County Beat: Cape economy 'red hot,' except it's notRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... Niedzwicki reported on the state of the Cape's economic development efforts by the commission to the Barnstable County Assembly earlier this month. "The long and short of it is, if you look at economic indicators for the Cape, the kind of economic ...

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  5. New Bike Racks Coming To Sandwich Beaches, Recreation AreasRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... three at Boyden Farm Conservation Area and one at Maple Swamp Conservation Area. The MPO grants allow Barnstable County's 15 municipalities and other public entities to install modern bicycle parking infrastructure on public property at a reduced ...

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  6. Barnstable Town Council race heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... and belongs to the Bluecoats of Barnstable board of directors. Newcomer Marc Brunco and Paula Schnepp of Barnstable County Human Services are challenging incumbent John Norman to represent Marstons Mills in Precinct 12. Norman, a property manager, ...

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  7. Barnstable Post Office to mark 225 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... Constitution. In the 1650s, according to 19th-century historian Simeon Deyo in his book “History of Barnstable County,” a mail delivery system between Nauset and Plymouth was put in place, with a fellow named John Smith paid to carry ...

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  8. Country transfers Korean War Memorial to Town of Barnstable Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Barnstable Patriot

    Barnstable County transferred ownership of the Korean War Memorial at Veterans Park in Hyannis to the town of Barnstable in an outdoor ceremony held yesterday at Veterans Park. The armistice signed on July 27, 1953 formally ended the war in Korea, which began on June 25, 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea. More than 36,000 American soldiers died in the war, and nearly 7,800 remain unaccounted for, according to the Pentagon.

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  9. Falmouth Coastal Resiliency Action Committee Endorses Federal Flood Insurance ProgramRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... participate in CRS, according to a brochure published by FEMA. The benefits are advantageous enough that Barnstable County has spearheaded efforts to get area communities on board. Ms. Jarbeau said her role was to help shepherd Falmouth through the ...

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  10. Early Files: A look back Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... was called for this afternoon at the Court House on the petition signed by residents to request that Barnstable County be made a soil conservation district. State Commissioner of Agriculture Fred E. Cole is expected to attend personally. County ...

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  11. County Beat: Floating floor will not be cheapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Barnstable Patriot

    Barnstable County, through its thrift, managed to not spend hundreds of thousands of dollars over the two previous fiscal years, creating a “rainy day” fund. And then it rained.

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  12. The Cape's independent bookstores know what you wantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... to antiquarian and rare volumes: I resisted the urge to buy a copy of Simeon Deyo's "History of Barnstable County, Massachusetts," published in 1890 (in no small part because I needed help lifting it). You can also find sheet music, posters, book ...

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  13. Big Nick's Ride For The Fallen On Sunday MorningRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2017 | Falmouth Enterprise

    Hundreds of motorcyclists riding in the 8th annual Big Nick's Ride for the Fallen, "the largest and most patriotic motorcycle ride" according to the ride's Facebook page, will travel between Bourne and Barnstable en route to South Yarmouth on Sunday morning, July 23. Bourne and Sandwhich police departments are alerting the public of traffic delays along the route between 9:30 and 10:30 AM during the Upper Cape portion of the ride. The ride starts at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility and leaves Joint Base Cape Cod to go north along MacArthur Boulevard towards the Bourne Bridge.

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  14. Falmouth Rec ColumnRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... Camp, participants will get to experience Bass River Sports World, Inflatable Park, Water Wizz, and the Barnstable County Sheriff's Department. Registration for the Falmouth Recreation Department's fall soccer program has begun. The eight-week ...

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  15. County Beat: One good year doesn't make up for 20 badRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Barnstable Patriot

    Ronald Bergstrom, who represents Chatham on the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates, doesn't agree with what he reads in the press about the state of county finances. Certainly Bergstrom has had an insider's view of the dollars and cents that flow in and out of the county coffers.

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  16. Congressman Bill Keating secures funding for tick-borne illnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... district includes the counties with the five highest rates of Lyme disease in the Commonwealth, including Barnstable County, home to Joint Base Cape Cod. “However, my region is not alone on this issue. Ticks carrying dangerous diseases can be ...

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  17. Tick testing subsidy funding renewed for Cape Cod residentsRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... ) the testing packages provided at the University of Massachusetts Amherst only cost about $15 for Barnstable County residents. The Barnstable County Cooperative Extension says funding ran dry last month after the program proved to be more popular ...

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  18. Dogs Celebrated At Annual FestivalRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... Mike Piazza and his team of high-flying Frisbee dogs performing tomorrow afternoon, K-9 units from the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office and Yarmouth Police Department showcasing the skills of their working patrol dogs, agility demonstrations from ...

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  19. Police Chase Mashpee Man On Land, WaterRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | Falmouth Enterprise

    Mashpee police officers, along with Barnstable County Sheriff's deputies and the Mashpee harbormaster, chased a Mashpee man on land and water before arresting him Monday afternoon At a residence on Seconsett Island at around 4:20 PM, police executed 10 warrants for Eli J. Perry, 37, of Riverside Drive. Before police could apprehend him, Mr. Perry jumped into the water and swam to nearby Monomoscoy Island, police said.

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  20. Falmouth Selectmen Will Not Appeal Turbine DecisionRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2017 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... on the issue. Selectmen did not take comments from members of the public in attendance. In June, a Barnstable County Superior Court judge ordered the second turbine, known as Wind 2, shut down. Wind 1 ceased operating in 2015. It remains unclear how ...

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