Interest high in Bridgewater's Yarmouth campus »
As the first day of classes at Bridgewater State University’s new South Yarmouth campus nears, interest is high among prospective students. “We’ve certainly had a lot of excitement, a lot of interest,” said Skip Darmody, associate director of marketing. “As we get closer, the excitement is growing.”At a recent information session at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School, those considering Bridgewater’s undergraduate, graduate, and non- [...]
App Finder: Best weather apps
If the heavy snow that blanketed much of the country earlier this month is any indication, we’re in for a wet and wild winter, weather-wise. Keep track of the weather in your neck of the woods with handy apps that can help you plan ahead and stay safe out on the road.The Weather Channel: The cable channel’s app offers hourly, 36-hour and 10-day forecasts; weather maps; crowd-sourced weather updates; severe conditions notifications; and a host of seasonal tools. See pollen [...]
Jingle shells for Yarmouth Port »
For over 20 years, Caroline Ellis of Yarmouth Port has been fashioning uniquely Cape Cod Christmas ornaments: snowy scenes of beaches, lighthouses, and sailboats, nestled in the gentle curves of oyster shells. Ellis also sometimes paints Santa Claus’s face on the outer sides of shells, which are perfectly shaped to depict floppy red hats and flowing white beards.Ellis’ ornaments, available either by commission or at the Barn and Company and Details Cape Cod store on [...]
Not interested in football? Here's a list of the best Thanksgiving day TV »
From classic re-runs, to new, original programming and binge-marathon watching, Thanksgiving is a cornucopia of television variety spilling out in HD.
Healthy helpings of football on the menu for Turkey Day »
If you include pre and post-game television programming, you can ignore friends and family on Thanksgiving day for more than 12 hours. Here's a guide of what to watch for the ultimate football fix.
Police program offers reassuring ring to senior citizens »
BREWSTER -- One phone call a day keeps worries away.Brewster isn't senior central, Orleans has a median age of 60, but at 57, it's close behind in the contest for most elderly town in Massachusetts.With a nod to that, Brewster Police Department celebrated its Reassurance Program last Thursday by inviting participants to lunch at the council on aging."The way the program works is currently 35 seniors call us every day by 10 a.m.," explained police Lt. Heath Eldredge. [...]