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Landmarks Reflect Larger Changes During Rep. Turkington’s Tenure

Posted in: Falmouth News, Top Stories
FALMOUTH- The rain fell intermittently on Wednesday morning as State Representative Eric T. Turkington (D-Falmouth) exited his car and walked into the Mobil Gas station on Palmer Avenue.

Oberstar Panel Causes Delay In MMS Wind Farm Report

Posted in: Region, Top Stories
REGION- Cape Cod Wind Farm supporters and opponents alike will have to wait a few more weeks for a final federal report on the project.

Parade Offers ‘Beautiful Evening’ Enjoyed By All, Including Stores

Posted in: Mashpee News, Top Stories
MASHPEE- Hundreds of people of all ages turned out on a cold but clear Saturday night to watch the third annual Mashpee Christmas Parade.

Details Released About Superintendent Contract

Posted in: Top Stories, Sandwich News
SANDWICH- Details of newly hired Superintendent of Sandwich Schools Mary Ellen Johnson’s three-year contract were made available to the public this week.

Budget Shortfall Could Require Layoff Of Town Employees

Posted in: Falmouth News, Top Stories
FALMOUTH- Layoffs may be coming at Falmouth Town Hall, as town leaders struggle to come to terms with what Falmouth Town Manager Robert L. Whritenour Jr. said is a $2 million shortfall in the town’s coffers.

Parade Brings Good Cheer To Main Street

Posted in: Falmouth News, Top Stories
FALMOUTH- Despite a week’s delay due to bad weather, there was no lack of Christmas cheer as hundreds of onlookers lined Main Street to cheer on friends, floats, and flipping gymnasts at the 45th annual Christmas parade Sunday.

CPC Considers Requests For Land, Housing, Historic Preservation

Posted in: Top Stories, Falmouth News
FALMOUTH- The six applications before the Community Preservation Committee, one of which was submitted this week, were all deemed eligible for funding last night.

Health Board Will Track Landfill’s Odor Control Efforts

Posted in: Bourne News, Top Stories
BOURNE- The message that was brought to selectmen from at least two landfill neighbors who came to Tuesday’s meeting was stark: if the Bourne facility cannot get its odor under control, it should be closed.

Praise For School Department During Most Challenging Budget Process

Posted in: Mashpee News, Top Stories
MASHPEE- The budget for the town’s next fiscal year may be the most challenging of Town Manager Joyce M. Mason’s career, but it has had at least two bright spots.

‘A Pretty Cool Job’

Posted in: Sandwich News, Top Stories
Captain Byron Johnson, a member of the Canadian Forces on exchange in the United States, stands inside the hanger at Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod where he has been serving for the past 2 1/2 years.SANDWICH- “Are you all set back there?” Captain Byron J. Johnson said over the radio of his Jayhawk helicopter, looking over his left shoulder with a smile to his two civilian passengers strapped in to the back of the aircraft.

Canadian Flyer And His Family Loving Life In Sandwich

Posted in: Sandwich News, Top Stories
SANDWICH- “When it comes to search and rescue, the US and Canada are performing the same mission over some of the same waters,” Mr. Johnson said. “If there’s someone in distress, the border lines don’t really mean anything.”

Municipal Turbine On A Fast Track

Posted in: Falmouth News, Top Stories
FALMOUTH- Wind machine will power wastewater facility.

Falmouth Firefighter Honored For Individual Heroism

Posted in: Top Stories, Falmouth News
FALMOUTH- Falmouth Firefighter Christopher H. Brown received a “Firefighter of the Year Award” from Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Wednesday.

Spending Continues While FHS Project At A Standstill

Posted in: Falmouth News, Top Stories
FALMOUTH- In an effort to minimize expenses, the Falmouth High School Building Committee has reduced its monthly compensation for project manager Gilbane of Needham and has temporarily discontinued utilizing the services of project liaison Judith Garvey.

Selectmen Rein In Spending For Bleak Fiscal Year Ahead

Posted in: Sandwich News, Top Stories
SANDWICH- Staring down a $1.2 million deficit for the coming fiscal year, selectmen last night voted unanimously to direct Town Manager George H. Dunham and school committee to build two budget scenarios.