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Barnstable Today: Wednesday July 23, 2014

The Marine and Environmental Affairs Department may soon cap the number of moorings in Lake Wequaquet, experts say improving bike paths can increase tourism, and we learn more about the local meals tax with Finance Director Mark Milne.

Do Unto Others...

100 gather to support migrant children

In response to yesterday's Bourne Gathering of Vitriol, approximately 100 people rooted in love and compassion gathered on the Falmouth Green to demonstrate their support of bringing the very needy Central American children (who have come to America escaping desperate environments) to Cape Cod for sheltering and showering them with loving kindness.

Somehow, I feel, we have God on our side.

Pictured on the right are:

Market Basket Food Fight!

Sagamore Supermarket Smackdown!

If you ask any cop in any city or town what their least favorite part of the job is, you will most likely get "jump into a fight between two brothers" in the top five answers. 

Barnstable Today: July 21, 2014

On today's episode: Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Czajkowski comments on a recently released school safety report, Town Manager Tom Lynch is taking the Senior Managers Meeting on the road to Osterville this week, and work is underway at the Bay Street Boat Ramp. These stories and more on today's episode of "Barnstable Today".


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The suddenly concocted concern for "our Kids" first

Unfortunately the situation at the border is not bringing out the best in people.

Putting aside any political discussion or blame games, these are children escaping from horrendous conditions in their home countries, and people just want to send them back.

Some are now using the suddenly discovered compassion toward those they have ignored up until now.

Misusing the troops

President Obama, who is following a law signed in 2008 by George W Bush, in attempting to deal with the constraints of that law is looking for places to house the thousands of unaccompanied children who do not come from countries that share a border with the United States.

The Calm Before The Fun Storm

Big Doings In The B...

This is the calm before the storm. I don't mean hurricanes, as the Atlantic basin is quiet and the nearest tropical waves of any potential are still in Africa and entering an area that is unfavorable for development. No, what I speak of is a storm of activity.

Barnstable Today: Friday July 18, 2014

We have details from last night’s Town Council meeting on this episode of Barnstable Today.