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Yarmouth Police: Intoxicated Harwich Man Crashes, Vehicle Explodes

INTOXICATED HARWICH MAN CRASHES AND VEHICLE EXPODES. On Saturday, February 23, 2019 at approximately 1AM, Yarmouth Police Officers responded to the intersection of Buck Island Road and Winslow Gray Road in West Yarmouth for a report of car crashed into a tree.


Sandwich Police Offer Advice To Seniors About Avoiding Scams

Financial scams targeting seniors have now become so prevalent that they are considered “the crime of the 21st century.” This is according to Sandwich Community Service Police Officer Brian A. Bondarek, who met with residents of Shawme Heights senior living apartments on Tuesday, February 19, to dis


Driver Charged With OUI After Fiery Cape Cod Crash

YARMOUTH, MA – A Harwich man was charged with drunken driving after he crashed into a tree and his car exploded, police said. Officers went to a front yard on Winslow Gray Road around 1 a.m. Saturday and found a gray 2006 Ford Escape lodged up against a tree.


Wareham Police arrest woman on fentanyl-trafficking charge after traffic stop on Main Street

WAREHAM – A 33-year-old woman with “no certain address” was charged with trafficking fentanyl after she was pulled over by Wareham Police detectives Thursday, Feb. 21. Wareham Police detectives conducted the motor vehicle stop on Main Street in West Wareham on Thursday, Feb., 21, at 4:30 p.m., polic


Sandwich lawyer puts down stakes in Land Court

BARNSTABLE — Four years after she was nominated to fill a vacant position on the Massachusetts Land Court, an East Sandwich lawyer is finally on the bench in Boston. Judge Jennifer Roberts was sworn in Thursday at Barnstable Superior Court, but she has been working on Land Court cases since Jan. 22,


Sandwich Driver Faces Charges After Crashing Through Fence, Flipping Vehicle

A 20-year-old East Sandwich woman crashed her car through a wooden fence and flipped her vehicle into a ditch on Route 6A early Wednesday morning, February 20. Police were called to the scene of the crash, near Father’s Kitchen and Taphouse in East Sandwich, at 1:48 AM.


Snyder's Sandwich: Last chance for soup and conversation

The free winter soup lunches at First Church Sandwich are almost over, as next week's (February 28) will be the last for this season. "There is still time to come by for a bowl of hot, homemade soup, bread, dessert and cider," said Walter King. "These lunches have proven to be the perfect way to get


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


Woman arrested at Cape Cod restaurant after allegedly harassing man wearing MAGA hat

A woman was arrested at a Cape Cod restaurant last week after allegedly assaulting a 23-year-old man who was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat. East Falmouth woman Rosaine Santos, 41, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and assault and battery at the Casa Vallarta Mexican Restaurant


Sandwich Selectman Inching Closer to Medical Marijuana Facility

SANDWICH – A proposed medical marijuana dispensary could be closer to reality in Sandwich. Selectmen voted 3-2 last week to support a non-opposition letter for a medical marijuana facility, owned In Good Health Inc., of Brockton, to be located at 449 Route 130. Selectmen Shane Hoctor and Michael Mil


Police: Woman Stole $591 Worth Of Groceries In Sandwich

A 23-year-old Centerville woman will be summoned to court after police said she stole a shopping cart full of groceries—valued at $591—from the Super Stop & Shop on Route 6A.


Owen’s Aims To Continue Ice Cream Sandwich’s Legacy

Three years ago, as Robert F. Hannon decided to sell the property that had housed Ice Cream Sandwich on Route 6A for almost four decades, a family in Needham decided to sell its 10-acre property, Owen’s Poultry Farm, to the Town of Needham, which wanted to build an elementary school on the land.


Family awaits word on Hyannis shellfisherman's death

OSTERVILLE — Almost a month after the body of a shellfisherman was found in East Bay, his family is waiting to learn what caused his death. His mother and sisters remember 59-year-old Christopher Freeman — an artist, athlete and avid quahogger — as a man of many talents whose loss leaves a void.


Big Marijuana Company Eyeing Dispensary In Sandwich

By opening the door to a medical marijuana dispensary, the town could be serving as a stepping stone to a large northwest corporation seeking to become a “dominant player” in Massachusetts’ recently legalized marijuana marketplace.


Small Plane Crashes At Mansfield Airport

MANSFIELD (CBS) — A small plane crashed at the Mansfield Municipal Airport Saturday, the Mansfield Police Department confirmed. “Please avoid Fruit St. in the interim to allow emergency vehicles access,” the department wrote on Facebook.


One Injured When Car Crashes Into Pole

A man was injured when he crashed the two-door passenger car he was driving into a utility pole at the intersection of Shore Road and Saco Avenue in Pocasset on Friday night, February 22.


Own One of the Oldest and Most Haunted Houses on Cape Cod [PHOTOS]

How would you like to own one of the most historic—and haunted—homes on Cape Cod?. The property at 71 Main Street in Sandwich is commonly known as the Dillingham House, because it was long the home of the Dillingham family, one of the first families to settle the Cape. It's now on the market at $499


Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,


Sandwich Athlete Of The Week - Amelie Buchard

Sandwich senior Amelie Buchard continues to break records, even against the stiffest of competition. At the Division 2 girls’ state swimming and diving championships on Saturday, February 16, Buchard broke her school record in the 100-yard backstroke, posting a sub-one-minute time of 0:58.78.


Man accused of raping boy in Massachusetts found guilty of illegal reentry

A Guatemalan national pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to illegally reentering the United States after deportation. Octaviano Boche, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry of a previously deported alien. U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin scheduled sentencing for