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Man Crashes Truck Into Construction Trailers, Fire Hydrant In Sandwich
Sandwich police are recommending that the Department of Motor Vehicles revoke the license of the 40-year-old man who totaled two construction trailers at the site of the town’s new public safety building, which is under construction in South Sandwich.
Sandwich Schools Look To Tackle Teen Vaping
With the use of electronic cigarettes on the rise among teenagers, the school district has begun looking at ways to intervene and educate students as young as 5th graders on the dangers of vaping.
State shuts down medical marijuana operator over pesticide use
Triple M, a medical marijuana operator with dispensaries in Mashpee and Plymouth, has been ordered to close by state health regulators for using pesticides on plants on its Plymouth cultivation facility.
Fire Burns Car, Garage In Sandwich
No one was seriously injured when a car caught on fire in South Sandwich yesterday, Thursday, December 13. Firefighters were called to Timber Way at 9:20 AM when someone reported that a car was on fire. The car was partially inside a garage, which also caught fire.
Mashpee Resident To Sign New Book
Mashpee resident Virginia Morgan Sennott will be signing copies of her new memoir, “Through the Lace Curtain: An Irish-American Story of Family, Faith, Love and Laughter” at the Market Street Bookshop in Mashpee Commons on Thursday, December 20, from 2 to 5 PM.
Sandwich Teen Collects Books For Children In Foster Care
An enterprising teen at the Sandwich STEM Academy used her bat mitzvah project to collect and donate nearly 1,000 books to the Department of Children and Families. Shyanne Friedenberg, 13, gathered the load of books for a service project that the Cape Cod Synagogue requires for those preparing for t
Ballots In The Bin - Editorial
We received a phone call from a resident on Wednesday afternoon who was troubled by something he had just overheard at the town transfer station. The caller said two DPW workers at the facility were talking about finding what appeared to be a bunch of unopened absentee election ballots tossed into t
Wareham Pot Shop Customers Required To Use Shuttle From Water Wizz
WAREHAM (CBS) – A dispensary in Wareham is set to begin recreational sales of marijuana and the town has a plan to keep things calm. “We’re in a tight spot, narrow streets, a village setting and so it was paramount in the thinking of town officials and especially our chief and lieutenants to try to
Verilife In Wareham Sets Opening Date For Recreational Pot
WAREHAM, MA – Verilife will begin selling recreational marijuana next week, the company announced in a press release. Sales will begin Tuesday, Dec. 18, making it the fourth shop in the state to offer recreational marijuana.
What to do for Dec. 14-20
For more listings on what to do, visit capecodtimes.com/thingstodo. Cornhole Christmas: noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Sandwich Hollows Golf Club, 1 Round Hill Road. Up to 32 pairs of cornhole players will vie for holiday-season bragging rights, with all entry fees supporting Sandwich PMC Kids Ride effort to r
Transforming Capetown Plaza into 'The Landing at Hyannis'
By Bronwen Howells Walsh firstname.lastname@example.org — The town of Barnstable is recommending that the current lease holder for Capetown Plaza redevelop the 26-acre property into The Landing at Hyannis.
Mashpee School Closed For 3rd Day In A Row
MASHPEE, MA – A Mashpee elementary school was closed again Thursday after a natural gas leak shut down the school earlier in the week. Mashpee Superintendent Patricia DeBoer wrote in an email to the community that Quashnet Elementary School would remain closed so officials could examine a heating un
Girl Left Home Alone After Gas Leak Closes Mashpee School
MASHPEE (CBS) – A school bus mix up left a little girl home alone and her father blames the Mashpee School District for the mistake. The 9-year-old girl was in class at Quashnet Elementary School when the school was forced to evacuate Tuesday.
Gift Of Sand Coming To Sandwich Next Week
The long-awaited gift of sand from Bourne to Sandwich will be delivered on Monday morning, December 17—just in time for the holidays. “Christmas is coming early to Town Neck Beach,” said David J. DeConto, director of natural resources, who is coordinating the delivery.
Man pleads guilty, sentenced to 15-17 years for domestic violence incidents in Sandwich
– From Cape & Islands District Attorney’s Office: Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced today that 40-year-old Michael St. James plead guilty to two counts of Armed Assault with Intent to Murder, two counts of Armed Assault in a Dwelling, one count of Assault with Intent to Murd
Hyannis man charged in rock-throwing spree
BARNSTABLE — A 30-year-old Hyannis man pleaded not guilty to five counts of vandalizing property after Barnstable police accused him of going on a rock-throwing spree early Wednesday.
Man Sentenced To Prison On Assault Charges
A man was sentenced to 15 to 17 years in state prison Tuesday, December 11, after he pleaded guilty in Barnstable Superior Court to assaulting his former girlfriend twice in the summer of 2017 in Sandwich.
Wareham Police make heroic rescue of victim from fiery crash
WAREHAM – From Wareham Police: On Saturday December 8, at about 10:20 p.m. Wareham Police officers responded to the area of Minot Avenue and Indian Neck Road for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, Officer Christopher Corner found a vehicle with heavy damage and the engine on fire. T
Sandwich Police Officers To Wait On Diners At BBC Wednesday Night
Members of the Sandwich Police Department will be spending this evening waiting on diners at the British Beer Company in Sandwich to raise money for Special Olympics Massachusetts.
3 Massachusetts men plead guilty to drug dealing - and win pleas to be home (temporarily) for the holidays
SPRINGFIELD -- Two Holyoke men and a Chicopee man on Thursday pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and cocaine with intent to distribute. The two Holyoke brothers will be going to state prison, the Chicopee man to the Hampden County Correctional Center in Ludlow.