Named National Military Family Of The Month

Posted in: Falmouth News, Mashpee News, Sandwich News, Bourne News
Captain John Gazzaway, US Air Force, operations flight commander for the 6th Space Warning Squadron, and his wife, Laura Gazzaway, and their children Zachary, 10, Parker,7, Grace, 4, and Cameron, 1, have earned the National Military Family of the Month Award for October. The award represents not just the 6th Space Warning Squadron but the entire Department of Defense, according to a press release. The Gazzaway family live at Air Station Cape Cod.

Accusations Frustrate Baseball President

Posted in: Bourne News
Bourne Youth Baseball and Bourne Babe Ruth president Thomas Gibson has taken issue with some residents and town officials pointing fingers at his organization, saying that the group has limited the public’s access to Keith Field in Sagamore by locking the field’s gate.

40B Planned At Former Jasper’s Site

Posted in: Bourne News
Dennis M. Waitekunas of Sandwich, the owner of the former Jasper’s Motel on Scenic Highway, came before selectmen Tuesday to ask them to join in a Local Initiative Program, or LIP, to create a “friendly 40B” affordable housing project on that property.

Senate Passes Strict Oil Spill Regulations For Buzzards Bay

Posted in: Bourne News, Falmouth News
The state Senate passed a bill Monday, 37-0, that tightens regulations on oil tankers and barges passing through Buzzards Bay, which would supersede Coast Guard regulations set to be implemented in less than three weeks.

NStar Criticized For Slow Response To Downed Wire In Bourne

Posted in: Bourne News
Town officials applauded NStar’s quick response during and after Saturday’s northeaster to help restore power to Bourne homes and businesses. Some residents, however, are not as quick to offer praise for the power company.

Controlled Brush Fires Planned On Military Base

Posted in: Falmouth News, Mashpee News, Sandwich News, Bourne News
The Massachusetts Army National Guard’s Natural Resource Program, in partnership with federal, state and nonprofit agencies, is conducting prescribed burns on Camp Edwards on the Massachusetts Military Reservation.

Cape Health Plan Wins Assembly Support

Posted in: Falmouth News, Mashpee News, Sandwich News, Bourne News
After lengthy back-and-forth debate over the precise wording, the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates has adopted a resolution supporting the Cape Care initiative.

Students Build Fitness Trail Behind Upper Cape Tech School

Posted in: Sandwich News, Bourne News
The wood chips underneath their feet were quite familiar to them. They had all walked the newly completed fitness trail many times already. They were the ones who built it.