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Barnstable today: Monday September 29, 2014

A new Mexican restaurant is coming to Hyannis, an undercover sting forces one local restaurant to close for a day next month, and find out how you can apply for a grant to promote arts in Barnstable and Yarmouth.

Warning: Babesiosis/A Tick Born Illness

 

This is going to be an odd post from me. My writings are mostly on substance abuse issues, but I feel it it extremely important to bring notice to Babesiosis that is going around without doctors educating the people of this illness. I have been out of commission and suffered for six weeks with this horrible tick illness. This is worse than Lyme Disease.

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Barnstable Today: Thursday September 25, 2014

Federal officials gather in Barnstable to discuss climate change, the second season for the Cape Flyer is a success, and health professionals will gather in Hyannis next week to discuss mental health issues.

Let's Join Sam's Conversation

I have a friend who tells me that you cry when the truth touches your heart. If he’s right (and I believe he is), then there’s a whole lot of truth in local director Sam Tarplin’s new documentary film, “What Happened Here: The Untold Story of Addiction on Cape Cod,” because I was wiping tears from my cheek just watching the trailer.

Hidden Pleasures of Pepperoncini

Pepperoncini is one of those Italian, Greek and Eastern European peppers that are very popular in their homelands. However they are not commonly used in the United States except as a whole chile added to an antipasti or pickled in vinegar in commercially packaged jars.

It’s uncommon to find the pepper used in a sauce but is particularly delicious when you use it this way. I also like it straight out of the jar, chopped up with tomato, onions and garlic or with pasta, chicken or flank steak.

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Autumn's Changing Season & Raspberry Delight

      Well, the seasons by the calendar have officially changed and we are full into autumn. Weather still has not made up it's mind and I am waiting for the leaves to change. It's times like this that I really wish I had a couple of kayaks to take out on some of the ponds and lakes and go leaf peeping. But will just have to find another way to enjoy looking for the changing leaves like on nice nature walk through some of our conservation areas. We have so many within 7 miles of my home that I can not even begin to hit them all.

Barnstable Today: Wednesday September 24, 2014

Barnstable County unemployment numbers remain low, multiple local business owners will be before the Licensing Board Monday, and town staff are already at work on the FY 16 budget.

Barnstable Today: Tuesday September 23, 2014

A tragic shed fire in Hyannis takes the life of an eight-year-old boy, a grant will help the Barnstable Police Department pay for necessary equipment, and find out what town officials are doing to prepare for the impacts of climate change.

Barnstable Today: Monday, September 22, 2014

We cover Barnstable's successful 375 Town Picnic, on this episode of Barnstable Today.