Gas leak closes Mashpee school
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Quashnet School students sent home early. .. read more..

Therapy dog helps students learn at Mashpee elementary school
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

MASHPEE — Twice a week at the Kenneth C. Coombs School, Cassie, a sleepy-looking golden retriever, “teaches” a small group of Wampanoag students.The 5-year-old canine comes to school every day, donning a different color T-shirt with the day of the week stamped on it. Cas... .. read more..

Cape college hopes to recover stolen funds
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

After computer hack, president tries to reassure staff. .. read more..

Top stories of 2018: The migrant caravan and immigration
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

For the last two years President Donald Trump has pushed congress for a border wall and other immigration reforms. The issue seemed to have faded from the president's Twitter thoughts for a while in 2018 as subpoenas rolled out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office and international relation... .. read more..

National report on whale entanglements draws mixed reviews
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Area experts see educational value but question use of raw data. .. read more..

Native cottontails headed to Nomans Land
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

New England species expected to thrive on island, scientists say .. read more..

Orleans nonprofit seeks to preserve Sipson Island
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

ORLEANS — A rare real estate gem could be open to the public if The Friends of Pleasant Bay has its way.The Friends, a nonprofit environmental group, has proposed to purchase Sipson Island and make it conservation land.The Friends submitted an application to the Orleans Community Preservati... .. read more..

Hyannis man indicted in string of break-ins
Monday, December 10, 2018

Incidents occurred at apartment complex, church. .. read more..

Ocean health discussed at UN climate talks
Monday, December 10, 2018

Center for Coastal Studies CEO among speakers in Poland. .. read more..

Man indicted in alleged indecent assault on child in Yarmouth
Monday, December 10, 2018

Derek Sheehan also faces charges in federal, Hingham courts. .. read more..

Woman indicted in Yarmouth armed robbery
Monday, December 10, 2018

BARNSTABLE — A Barnstable County grand jury indicted a 31-year-old New Bedford woman Thursday on charges of armed robbery with a firearm, assault with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery, according to the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office.Kathleen Lyons was arr... .. read more..

Man denies breaking into Falmouth house
Monday, December 10, 2018

FALMOUTH — A 59-year-old Falmouth man pleaded not guilty Monday in Falmouth District Court to charges he broke into a house on Tanglewood Drive early Saturday afternoon.Stephen Lennon, of Sandwich Road, was charged with breaking and entering in the daytime to commit a felony, vandalis... .. read more..

Marstons Mills man pleads guilty to assault on police officer
Monday, December 10, 2018

BARNSTABLE — A Marstons Mills man who in May grabbed a police officer by the neck and squeezed him in a chokehold pleaded guilty Friday in Barnstable District Court to charges of assault and battery on a police officer and strangulation or suffocation, according to court and police do... .. read more..

Political Notes: Hunt named to tax expenditure panel
Monday, December 10, 2018

HYANNIS — State Rep. Randy Hunt, R-Sandwich, has been appointed to the newly created Tax Expenditure Commission by House Minority Leader Bradley Jones Jr., R-North Reading.The 12-member commission, led by Department of Revenue Commissioner Christopher Harding, will evaluate the effect... .. read more..

Dennis waterfront owners prevail in beach access court case
Monday, December 10, 2018

DENNIS — Shore Drive residents east of Mayflower Beach thought they’d won a tangible victory three years ago when the state Supreme Judicial Court reopened a pathway to the beach that they had used for generations.Access along that pathway was what the original developer of the s... .. read more..

'Fearless Girl' statue gets new permanent home
Monday, December 10, 2018

"Welcome to the neighborhood, 'Fearless Girl,'" said Betty Liu, executive vice chairman of the stock exchange. "You're among friends here at the New York Stock Exchange." .. read more..

Mashpee tribe member details struggle with addiction
Monday, December 10, 2018

MASHPEE — Twenty-nine years ago Stephanie Tobey-Roderick, a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, entered her first drug rehab program.She went to a treatment facility in New Hampshire called Spofford Hall, a long-term inpatient treatment facility that is now defunct. She remembers th... .. read more..

Reports: UK prime minister to delay Brexit vote; pound sinks
Monday, December 10, 2018

The pound sank amid the political uncertainty, hitting an 18-month low against the U.S. dollar of $1.2660. .. read more..

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff
Monday, December 10, 2018

The high-profile hiring search comes at a pivotal time as the Republican president looks to prepare his White House for the twin challenges of securing his re-election and fending off inquiries once Democrats gain control of the House next year. .. read more..

Dennis waterfront owners prevail in beach access court case
Monday, December 10, 2018

DENNIS — Shore Drive residents east of Mayflower Beach thought they’d won a tangible victory three years ago when the state Supreme Judicial Court reopened a pathway to the beach that they had used for generations.Access along that pathway was what the original developer of the s... .. read more..

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