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Weekly police department arrests/reports 10/23/18

FALMOUTH– Falmouth Police report the following arrests for the past week:On October 15th at 4:15 p.m.Tina M. Melvin, 44, of Falmouth was charged withWarrant arrest

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-10-23 16:15:15

Heritage Hosting Sandwich Halloween Festival

The Hodge trio—Drew, Aila, and Danny—of Forestdale pose for a photograph in a spooky Ford Model T in the Heritage Museums & Gardens automobile gallery during last year’s Halloween Festival. This year’s festival at Heritage is planned for Saturday, October 27, from 5 to 9 PM.ENTERPRISE FILE PHOTOGRAP


Wareham Police safely subdue man threatening to shoot; save choking victim

WAREHAM–From Wareham Police:On Monday October 22, at about 7:40 p.m. Wareham Police received a call about a suicidal male armed with a rifle in one of the parking lots of Tobey Hospital. Police officers under the direction of Sgt. Peter Flannery converged in the area of the hospital as it was not kn

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-10-23 16:17:55


Pilgrim Hall Museum will host a month-long lecture series at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at 75 Court St. Attendees can learn the latest on Plymouth archeology, Wampanoag women’s history and South Shore witches. Lectures are held on Wednesday evening unless noted otherwise. The educational series is sponsor

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Car crashes into sports bar in Mashpee

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 - 2018-10-22 18:19:31

Yarmouth Police Arrest Man for Sexual Assault of a Child

On Tuesday, October 18, 2018 at 7PM, Yarmouth Police Department Patrol Officers tracked down and arrested the suspect at his place of employment in South Yarmouth.

CAPE COD TODAY - 2018-10-22 10:08:00

Woman, 33, dies from injuries suffered in Middletown crash

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) - A woman involved in a rollover crash in Middletown over the weekend has died from her injuries, police said Monday. According to police, Kory Jones was a passenger in a vehicle that crashed on Third Beach Road around 2 a.m. Saturday. Jones, 33, and the driver, Matthew Jones

WPRI - 2018-10-22 22:56:09

Firefighters extricate victim after Mashpee crash

MASHPEE– Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to free an occupant after a two-vehicle crash in Mashpee shortly before 3:30 PM Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened on Nathan Ellis Highway (Route 151) at Algonquin Avenue. MedFlight was not available due to weather so the most seriously injured victim w

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-10-23 19:42:44

Cape Cod Woman Used Heroin Prior To Crash: Police

YARMOUTH, MA – A Cape Cod woman used heroin prior to crashing into a utility pole in Yarmouth Saturday night, police said. Amanda Shewan, 27, of Dennis, faces charges of operating under the influence of drugs, operating a motor vehicle negligently so as to endanger and a marked lanes violation.Polic

PATCH - 2018-10-22 18:04:40

Wareham residents required to register chickens over loud noise

WAREHAM, Mass. - Residents in Wareham are "crying foul" over a new law requiring them to register their chickens. The town started requiring residents to count their chickens because the feathery creatures have been making too much noise. However, as it goes with any public ordinance, not everyone i

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-10-23 02:17:44

Acushnet police seek missing Fall River teen

ACUSHNET, Mass. (WPRI) - Acushnet police are hoping the public can help them find a missing teenager. The department posted a picture of Shawn Steinberg on its Facebook page. The teen was last seen September 16 and Acushnet police said he is believed to be in the Acushnet area. Anyone with informati

WPRI - 2018-10-22 13:01:53

Sandwich Health Board Again Weighs Pros, Cons Of Plastics Ban

Although the board of health took no vote this week on banning polystyrene plastic—including plastic straws and styrofoam containers—in town, members did hear testimony from a successful entrepreneur who stopped using plastics in his restaurant with no ill effects.“We don’t use any of it anymore,” s


Body found in water near Goat Island - What'sUpNewp

Newport, RI – While on the scene of amulti-alarm house fire on Powel Avenueon Sunday afternoon, Newport Fire Department was dispatched to a call for a body reported in the water by the causeway to Goat Island.

WHATSUPNEWP.COM - 2018-10-21 20:28:34

Police: Driver Killed After Crashing Into Tree

Neiman Marcus has released the 92nd edition of its Christmas Book and Fantasy Gifts. The 2018 edition features a solar yacht, a unique tennis experience and more.(Published Friday, Oct. 19, 2018)


Vineyard Wind Lease Signing Monday

“I want to commend Town Manager Mark Ells, Town Attorney Charlie McLaughlin and Vineyard Wind for the cooperative spirit that I’ve seen during negotiations,” said Councilor John Flores at Thursday night’s meeting. “The Town is taking into consideration what’s in the best interests of the community,

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-10-22 13:22:12

Car Versus Utility Pole in Yarmouth

From Yarmouth Firefighters L2122:Last night at approximately 7pm, Yarmouth Firefighters responded to Buck Island Road in the area of the Water Department for a report of a Motor Vehicle Accident involving power lines.On arrival, a single car was found to be on the guardrail and one telephone pole wi


Knife-Wielding Suspect Shot by Police Dies From Injuries

Calabro, of Brockton, was first taken to Good Samaritan Hospital and then transported to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where he was later pronounced dead.


Mail, Checks Stolen From Sandwich Business

Police were called to the business last Friday, October 12,at 3:58 PM when the business owner reported checking the mailbox and finding it empty. The owner said that this was unusual, as he usually received multiple pieces of mail daily.


Wareham DNR Nabs Illegal Trash Dumper

From the Wareham Department of Natural Resources:Another person illegally disposing of their debris in our Town. This time at the Agawam Mill Pond Boat Ramp. Note the blue barrel- it is there for fisherman to dispose of their trash instead of tossing it on the ground. The blue barrel is unrelated to


Sandwich Party Sunday movement offers food for the homeless

It's become a Sunday morning ritual here Scripts Cafe in Warwick. Volunteers making and packing sandwiches that will be delivered to those in need. "It's become a larger thing than just friends getting together, having a good time, and helping our community," said Patrick Johnson, owner of Script's