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Scam Alert from Barnstable Police

A telephone scam targeting local residents claims to raise money for the Cotuit Kettleers. The caller will typically ask donors to write checks which are picked up at the donor's home. This type of fundraising is not sanctioned by the Kettleer organization and residents are urged to refrain from mak

CAPE COD TODAY - 2018-05-25 11:20:00

BREAKING: Serious crash reported on Route 6 westbound in Yarmouth

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 - 2018-05-25 17:46:47

Man Faces OUI Charge After Being Found Passed Out In Parking Lot

Sandwich police arrested a Taunton man following reports of a man passed out in a supermarket parking lot.Police were called to the Stop & Shop on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 9:27 PM when someone reported seeing a man passed out on the ground. When police arrived, the man was sitting on the curb, mu

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-05-25 16:30:00

A Story Of Addiction And Recovery

At age 19, Madyson L. Ohlman did not know what Percocet was when her boyfriend first told her that he was dealing it in college.“I tried some. Threw up. Then loved it,” Ms. Ohlman saidMs. Ohlman has been on a journey that started with mental health struggles as a teenager and led her into a spiral o

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-05-25 18:00:00

Construction Begins on New Buzzards Bay Hotel

The 100-room hotel on Perry Avenue will offer standard amenities including free hot breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business center and fitness center. Guestrooms will also include HDTV, free in-room movie channels and a coffeemaker. The hotel will be owned and operated by Darling Hotels L

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-05-25 09:30:19

Cape Cod Submarine Finds Shipwreck 'Holy Grail' Worth Billions

FALMOUTH, MA — Officials with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Falmouth this week released new details about the recent discovery of the "holy grail of shipwrecks" said to be worth $17 billion or more. The Spanish treasure ship San José sank off the coast of Colombia in 1708 during a batt


Mashpee Softball Comes Up Short At Falmouth

An upset-minded Mashpee team nearly pulled off a surprise at Falmouth’s softball field on Wednesday, May 23, in a match-up between the neighboring schools. Falmouth, just a day removed from winning in the first round of the Cape Cod Showdown, suffered through some mental lapses in the top of the thi

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-05-25 16:45:00

Falmouth Service Center Shows How It Feeds The Hungry

Standing beside wire bins used to store fresh produce, the deputy director of the Falmouth Service Center, Kerin S. Delaney, held up a sweet potato as she talked with state Agricultural Commissioner John I. Lebeaux about the resources the center uses to offer healthy food to its clients.The potato i

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-05-25 16:45:00

Weekly police department arrests/reports 5/22/18

TRURO– Truro Police report the following arrest for the past week:On May 15th at 10:13 a.m. Ofc. John Medeiros arrestedAustin L. Thew, 20, of Truro who was charged withWarrant arrestMedia release furnished by Truro Police


Falmouth Beach Ranked Among Best On Cape Cod

FALMOUTH, MA — Falmouth is home to one of the best beaches on Cape Cod, according to Condé Nast Traveler. Old Silver Beach was included in the magazine's "The Best Beaches on Cape Cod" report.


Falmouth Boys' Lax Beats Barnstable

For Falmouth High School's seniors their game on Monday, May 21,was certainly a special one as it ended an era for them. It was the final time that any of those boys on the lacrosse team would ever suit up against a team from Barnstable in a high school sport.Falmouth's Class of 2018 players made it


Police say man beat dog because it ate his Whopper

Gregory Ostiguy, 50, of New Bedford, was held on $5,000 bail after pleading not guilty Monday to animal cruelty.


East Falmouth Woman Honored at Union College

Olivia Campochiaro, of East Falmouth, Mass., was honored at Union College's annual Prize Day celebration.


Coast Guard suspends search off Cape Cod

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


Memorial Day In Falmouth: What's Open, Closed

FALMOUTH, MA — Memorial Day is Monday, May 28, and the holiday means some businesses and other places in town are closed. Liquor stores will be closed per state law. Town halls and public libraries are also closed.


MA Man Beat Dog With Baseball Bat After It Ate His Whopper: DA

NEW BEDFORD, MA — A New Bedford man who police said beat his dog with a baseball bat did so after the animal ate his Whopper, according to prosecutors. Gregory Ostiguy, 50, was charged with cruelty to animals. The dog survived the attack, police said.


Man beat dog with baseball bat after it ate his Whopper, police say

DARTMOUTH, Mass.- A Dartmouth man is accused of beating his dog with a baseball bat because it ate his Whopper.Gregory Ostiguy hid behind a barrier in court Monday as he was arraigned on animal cruelty charges.Police said the attack occurred Friday.The dog was treated by a veterinarian and is expect


Proposed Cape Cod housing plan would help residents, employers, vacationers

“We looked all over, in different areas,” Monroe said. “If it was a nice piece of property, it was either too far way from where we needed to be, or where we wanted to be.”


Selectmen To Host Public Hearing On Falmouth Beach Regulations

A proposed set of beach regulations will go before the Falmouth Board of Selectmen at its June 4 meeting.A public hearing on the regulations is scheduled for the same meeting."The more complicated and convoluted these rules become, the more difficult they are to enforce, and we weren't looking to co


Man critically injured in rollover on I-195

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