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Mashpee Police Charge Man With Domestic Abuse
A North Easton man pleaded not guilty Monday, June 18,to charges he violated an abuse prevention order and suffocated a woman in Mashpee on Saturday, June 16, according to court documents.Ryan M. Nevens, 38, was arraigned in Falmouth District Court and charged with assault and battery on a family/ho
Police: Wareham shoplifting suspect nabbed outside Home Depot
WAREHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - A man with two outstanding warrants was arrested in Wareham Wednesday after trying to steal items from a Home Depot, police said said.
Brockton Man Faces Rape, Incest Charges From 2012 Incident In Sandwich
An 85-year-old Brockton man was arraigned in Barnstable District Court last Friday, June 15,on charges of rape and incest alleged to have happened in Sandwich six years ago.Lawrence Svedine entered a plea of not guilty on all charges, which include rape, incest, and assault with intent to rape. The
Trooper exposed to fentanyl during traffic stop on Cape
The Trooper observed a powder substance on himself and experienced light-headedness after he conducted a frisk of Arthur Ashley, 37, of New Bedford, police said. Ashley was showing possible overdose symptoms.
Doug the Quahog Officially Announces Number of Cape Beach Days Ahead for 2018
SANDWICH- Doug the Quahog, the Cape’s famous weather prognosticator, has officially announced how many wonderful summertime weather days we on Cape will see this season during an event at the Pilot House in Sandwich.
Mashpee Teachers Reflect As The School Year Ends
“You get very attached to your students, so it’s kind of a bittersweet moment at the end of school,” the teacher said. “You’ve shared in all their successes, you’ve helped them through all their challenges.”
Conservation Lands In Sandwich Becoming More User-Friendly
The town’s lush, green conservation lands—encompassing thousands of acres and enticing summer visitors to hike their shaded trails—are about to become even more inviting.The Sandwich Department of Natural Resources has staff and volunteers working this summer to clean up, map, and demarcate trails.
Vehicle found in water off Wareham beach
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Quahog Day! Great Summer Weather Predicted!
Security was tight at the Pilot House in Sandwich and everyone was being watched as Quahog Doug (QD) arrived to give his Cape Summer Weather Prediction…Doug Meehan, WCVB Channel 5 Anchor, came across the canal to hear Quahog Doug predict 67 Great Beach Days will be coming our way…QD arrived on the “
Hyannis Sound Cape Cod’s All Male A Capella Group Returns for 2018 Season
Tickets to see the group are sold at the door, and are $15 for adults, $10 for children under the age of 10, and seniors over the age of 65.
Officials Respond To Splash Pad Criticism From District
Accusations that the town did not adequately involve the Buzzards Bay Water District in planning for the new Buzzards Bay Park, and specifically the splash pad, were countered by the Bourne Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator Thomas M. Guerino this week.The board and Mr. Guerino said the water
Environmental Police Seize 380 Pounds of Fish in Sandwich
On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, a MassachusettsEnvironmental Police Officer conducted a fisheries inspection of a recreational vessel at the boat ramp in Sandwich. The inspection of the vessel yielded 300 pounds of jumbo black sea bass, 73 pounds of large black sea bass, one short black sea bass, and 7 p
Falmouth Man Accused Of Stealing From Elderly Mom
FALMOUTH, MA – An East Falmouth man accused of stealing money from his 89-year-old mother pleaded not guilty in Falmouth District Court Wednesday. Robert Erbetta, 57, is charged with embezzlement or misapplication by a fiduciary and larceny over $1,200.
How Many Millionaires Live In Barnstable?
BARNSTABLE, MA — Good news for millionaires in town, the state's Supreme Judicial Court shot down the so-called 'millionaires tax' on Monday. The question would have raised the income tax of some of the highest earners in the state by 4 percent and used that money for transportation and education.
Town of Sandwich Remembering Former Town Official During 4th of July Celebration
“It was really like a passion project of former Selectmen Peter Beauchemin. He really led like a grass roots effort to raise money to try and re-establish the fireworks. As many people may know, Peter fought the fight with cancer as best he could and then passed away last December while still in off
State Trooper exposed to fentanyl during stop in Hyannis
HYANNIS –A State Police trooper was taken to Cape Cod hospital in the overnight hours Thursday after being exposed to fentanyl during a stop in Hyannis.Hyannis Fire and Rescue responded to the intersection of South and Ocean Street around 12:30 where they found the trooper who had been exposed to th
Trooper frisks New Bedford man, treated for possible exposure to fentanyl
State police said the trooper, whose name was not released, observed a powdery substance on himself and experienced light-headedness after he conducted a pat frisk of Arthur Ashley who was a passenger in the car.
Sandwich Residents Expected to Face Wastewater Proposal This Fall
Selectmen recently agreed, without a formal vote, that the town must begin taking steps to address water quality concerns.
Sandwich Police Conducted Lockdown Drills in Local Schools
From the Sandwich Police Department:SRO [School Resource Officer] Cabral conducted lockdown drills that incorporated fire alarm pulls as well as separate school intruder drills in all three school buildings over the past week.These drills were unannounced and done to test/reinforce the training that
Sandwich Marina to Host Annual Boating & Water Safety Day
SANDWICH – The annual Cape Cod Canal Boating & Water Safety Day will be held Saturday at the Sandwich Marina.The event will include dock-side tours of U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers boats, water and boating safety activities with games and prizes for the whole family and free vess