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Body found in Eastham identified as missing 47-year-old

EASTHAM, Mass.- The body of a missing person was found in a wooded area in Eastham on Sunday morning, police say.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-07-15 19:47:19

Police officer critically injured, bystander dead after shooting in Weymouth

WEYMOUTH, Mass. —A Weymouth police officer was critically injured Sunday morning, and police describe the situation as "very critical."Witnesses at the scene said they heard gunshots sometime between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. in the area of Burton Terrace. One witness, who was dog sitting, said she heard

WCVB - 2018-07-15 17:26:00

Falmouth Selectmen Approve Removal Of Two Trees

The Falmouth Board of Selectmen unanimously approved the removal of two black locust trees located at the corner of Thomas B. Landers Road and Sandwich Road.One of the trees is within the right of way on Thomas B. Landers Road.“The tree on the corner of the road repeatedly gets hit by vehicles,” Dep

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-07-15 16:27:00

Car vs motorcycle in Hyannis

Cape Wide News was created in 1998 by Provincetown native Tim Caldwell to provide public-safety, spot-news coverage on Cape Cod. This includes the negatives--crimes, crashes and fires--but also positive events such as department promotions and retirements, charity functions and any other activities

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-07-15 02:36:52

Massachusetts police officer killed after attacked with rock, shot with own gun, officials say

Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna was killed one day before the sixth anniversary of his hiring by the department. (Gary Higgins/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP) A Massachusetts police officer and an elderly woman were killed Sunday after a suspect attacked the officer with a rock, took his

FOXNEWS - 2018-07-15 09:11:21

Eversource Will Remove Double Poles In Falmouth

An Eversource engineer told Falmouth Board of Selectmen that the company plans to address the 84 double poles in town.As of July 10, Eversource has identified 84 double poles in town. Eversource plans on using the poles as a training opportunity, by sending two-man training crews to remove these pol

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-07-14 18:18:00

Cable Advisory Committee In Falmouth Seeks To Expand

The cable advisory committee believes it can do more in Falmouth."If you think about the next three years and you think about the changing nature of technology, and the use of cable TV, what we on the committee want the town and board to think about is whether it would make sense if the town is bett

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-07-15 15:00:00

Crews search for hours after kayaks found adrift on Cape Cod

#Breaking@USCGcrews and partner agencies on#CapeCodsearched since 6 am for possible people in the water after three kayaks were found unmanned and adrift in Falmouth, Dennis & Osterville. They are not labeled, no missing persons reports. Call SENE at 508-457-3211#SARpic.twitter.com/w1TjC5eVs6— USCGN

WCVB - 2018-07-14 17:17:00

Dollar Tree store robbed at knifepoint

CUMBERLAND, R.I. (WPRI) -- Police in Cumberland are investigating after a Dollar Tree store was robbed at knifepoint.It happened at the store on Mendon Road some time before midnight Saturday.Police say no one was hurt, but the suspect got away with an unknown amount of cash.

WPRI - 2018-07-14 11:36:31

East Providence Police Charge Verizon Installer As Video Voyeur

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI—East Providence police have arrested a Verizon technician who accessed a video on a customer's iPad and shared it without her permission. Derrick Calvano, 47, of Dighton, Mass., was installing Verizon service in a woman's home on July 11. He asked if she had any other electronics

PATCH - 2018-07-14 20:53:50

Great White Shark Eats Seal By Cape Cod Beach: Drone Video

Cape Cod is a hot spot for great white sharks, which are drawn in by the dense seal population during the summer months. Shark attacks on humans are extremely rare; the odds are about one in 12 million. Most shark attack victims survive, as bites on humans by sharks are normally exploratory. The las


Head-on crash on Route 6 in South Wellfleet

Cape Wide News was created in 1998 by Provincetown native Tim Caldwell to provide public-safety, spot-news coverage on Cape Cod. This includes the negatives--crimes, crashes and fires--but also positive events such as department promotions and retirements, charity functions and any other activities

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-07-14 12:14:31

4 added to Fall River's most wanted; 1 arrested

More Local News4 added to Fall River's most wanted; 1 arrestedEnemy shoots foe, but it didn't end thereNurses union, hospital spar over contract dispute as union plans strike


Falmouth Board Of Health Takes Deeper Look At Risks Of Natural Gas

Dr. T. Stephen Jones was before the Falmouth Board of Health on Monday, July 9,advocating for a comprehensive health impact assessment of the risks of using natural gas in residential homes.Dr. Jones is a public health consultant epidemiologist who has retired from the Centers for Disease Control Pr

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-07-14 18:00:00

Falmouth Jewish Congregation To Screen 'In Between'

The Falmouth Jewish Congregation continues its summer film series on Tuesday, July 17,with the Israeli drama “In Between,” a multiple award-winning drama by debut director Maysaloun Hamoud, who received the Women in Motion Young Talents award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The film is a fresh

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-07-14 14:15:00

Woman killed when car slams into guardrail on I-95

Josh BrogadirSports Reporter/AnchorShow TranscriptFOXBOROUGH, Mass. —A woman died early Friday in a single-car crash in Foxborough.The crash happened on Interstate 95 south near exit 8, State Police said.


Fentanyl-Laced Heroin, Cocaine, $60K Seized in Drug Raid

"It was a very big operation in terms of profit and product," Ryan said. "These individuals were operating an 'order by phone' situation where customers were able to place an order and that same day, have the order delivered to their home."


Proposed Gosnold Recovery Facility Causes Public Outcry Before Falmouth Selectmen

Before Floyd could not finish her statement, her two minute time limit had expired, thus prompting for other residents to ask for an extension on her behalf.


Falmouth Commodores Overcome Hyannis Rally With Walk Off Double

FALMOUTH, MA — For a second, it looked like the Falmouth Commodores were going to have to play extra innings. The Hyannis Harbor Hawks rallied back against the Commodores in the top of the ninth inning after being down 3-0.


Man receives lottery ticket as gift, wins nearly $3 million

Voelker claimed his prize at the Lottery’s Braintree headquarters Monday, July 9, choosing the cash option and receiving a one-time payment of $2,277,443 (less tax withholdings), Wicked Local reported.