Support grows for legislation for Mashpee tribe
Thursday, June 21, 2018

MASHPEE — Support for legislation to have the federal government take land in trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has grown in recent months as the tribe and others wait to see if Congress will schedule committee hearings to take up two identical bills, which aim to end an ongoing legal ... .. read more..

Bourne, Buzzards Bay Water District officials discuss concerns over new park
Thursday, June 21, 2018

BUZZARDS BAY — Not even a month after the Buzzards Bay Park reopened following renovations, concerns bubbled up about the water usage by the area's new splash pads and irrigation system.The Buzzards Bay Water District did not formally get an invitation to any of the meetings to plan t... .. read more..

State officials seek supplemental report Vineyard Wind project
Thursday, June 21, 2018

BOSTON — With the largest purchase of offshore wind resources in the country on their doorstep, state officials say they want more information to provide proper environmental oversight.On Friday a certificate was issued for Vineyard Wind's April 30 draft environmental im... .. read more..

Provincetown's child care initiative in dispute
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Questions arise about whether programs were all intended to be universal. .. read more..

Sandy Neck Board shakeup called 'baffling'
Thursday, June 21, 2018

2 members not reappointed after paperwork glitch. .. read more..

At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

President Donald Trump downplayed the crisis that has threatened to envelop the White House amid days of heart-wrenching images of children being pulled from their immigrant parents along the nation's southern border. .. read more..

Sister led California police to shackled, starving siblings
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges. .. read more..

Falmouth man charged with stealing from 89-year-old mother
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Robert Erbetta allegedly used her accounts after she moved into assisted-living facility. .. read more..

Dennis Port man sentenced in domestic assault cases
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

ORLEANS — A 28-year-old Dennis Port man pleaded guilty Monday in Orleans District Court in two cases of domestic assault.Jean Theloma was sentenced to 2½ years in the Barnstable County Correctional Facility for each of two cases of assault on a household or family member.  The fi... .. read more..

State officials seek supplemental report Vineyard Wind project
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

BOSTON — With the largest purchase of offshore wind resources in the country on their doorstep, state officials say they want more information to provide proper environmental oversight.On Friday a certificate was issued for Vineyard Wind's April 30 draft environmental i... .. read more..

Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

An East Pittsburgh officer, who has not been identified, was taking the driver into custody when the two passengers, including 17-year-old Antwon Rose, fled the car. .. read more..

2 injured in rollover crash on Route 6
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

2 injured in rollover crash on Route 6DENNIS — Two men were brought to Cape Cod Hospital on Wednesday — one of them with life-threatening injuries — after a rollover crash on Route 6, according to a statement from the Dennis Fire Department.A F-150 Ford pickup truck... .. read more..

Sandy Neck Board shakeup called 'baffling'
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

2 members not reappointed after paperwork glitch. .. read more..

Baker endorses Tedeschi in congressional race
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

PEMBROKE — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has endorsed Peter Tedeschi in his bid to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. William Keating, D-Mass., in the state’s 9th Congressional District.Tedeschi, a Republican from Marshfield who also owns a summer home on Nantucket, has vowed to tak... .. read more..

US stepping up Earth's protection from asteroids, comets
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The National Science and Technology Council released a report Wednesday calling for improved asteroid detection, tracking and deflection. .. read more..

Drones inspect gas lines under canal bridges
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

BOURNE — A drone will be flying under the Sagamore Bridge on Thursday as part of a gas line inspection, according to a statement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.National Grid has received a permit from the Army Corps to inspect “utility assets” beneath the bridge, accor... .. read more..

Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The two-time Oscar nominee, brother of Jane Fonda and son of Hollywood legend Henry Fonda, suggested 12-year-old Barron Trump should be ripped from "his mother's arms and put in a cage with pedophiles." .. read more..

Provincetown's child care initiative in dispute
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Questions arise about whether programs were all intended to be universal. .. read more..

Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The National Park Service on Wednesday announced the discoveries at Manassas National Battlefield Park. .. read more..

2 injured in Dennis crash on Route 6
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

DENNIS —Two men were taken to the hospital Wednesday – one with life-threatening injuries – after a rollover crash on Route 6 westbound between Exit 9 and the Bass River, according to a statement from the Dennis Fire Department.A red F-150 Ford pickup truck trailing a boat was r... .. read more..

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