Outside fires extend to buildings in Barnstable, Hyannis »
BARNSTABLE ? An outside fire extended to the rear of a house at 88 Railroad Avenue in Barnstable about 6:45 a.m. Sunday. A second outside fire extended to an apartment complex in Hyannis shortly before 8:30 a.m. Crews were called to the Cedar Village Apartments at 70 Main Street. Both fires were quickly knocked down [?]
Mussels Disappearing from New England Waters, Scientists Say »
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) ? Scientists say the Gulf of Maine?s once strong population of wild blue mussels is disappearing. A recent report in the journal of Global Change Biology says the numbers along the gulf coastline have declined by more than 60 percent over the last 40 years. The Gulf of Maine stretches from Cape?
Fire damages Marstons Mills commercial building »
MARSTONS MILLS - The cause of a fire that damaged a unit in a commercial building Saturday night is under investigation, according to a Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills fire official.Shortly before 8 p.m. firefighters were alerted to an alarm sounding and sprinklers going off at 40 Industry Road, fire Chief Michael Winn said. When they arrived firefighters found smoke coming from unit 15 in the building and had to forcibly open the unit’s garage door, he said. [...]
Cape schools, students gear up for the new year »
As Labor Day approaches and summer wanes, thoughts turn to books, backpacks and the learning ahead. We checked in with school superintendents across the Cape to find out about new faces, new programs and any thoughts on the coming school year. Start dates and district websites are listed for each town or district; check there for any further information. BARNSTABLEStart date: August 31 (grades 1-12); Sept. 1 (kindergarten and [...]
Meals on wheels: Food truck festival draws crowd »
FAMLOUTH — When Bob Gaughran woke up Saturday morning, he was planning to hit the beach. He had his swim trunks on and was getting ready for a day in the sun and sand when he looked at Friday?s entertainment insert in the newspaper. He read about the fourth annual Cape Cod Food Truck Festival at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds and logged on to the festival?s website, grabbing two VIP tickets, which let people in an hour early to avoid the lines.Gaughran swapped his trunks for [...]
Cape Cod weather: Pleasant Sunday »
The Cape will see beautiful weather for the last weekend day in August, with sun and a high of 78. Temperatures will fluctuate a bit this week between about 75 and 85, but sun looks like it will be a constant.