Landmarks Reflect Larger Changes During Rep. Turkington’s Tenure
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
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
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
SANDWICH- Details of newly hired Superintendent of Sandwich Schools Mary Ellen Johnson’s three-year contract were made available to the public this week.
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.
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.
FALMOUTH- The six applications before the Community Preservation Committee, one of which was submitted this week, were all deemed eligible for funding last night.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
FALMOUTH- Wind machine will power wastewater facility.
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.
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.
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.