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Mission Accomplished for Zavala the Magician

A piece to the puzzle. A tile in the mosaic. A link in the chain. A leg of the journey.

No matter what metaphor you use to describe the positive and effective tenure of Jay Zavala as president of the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce and his impact on the vibrancy of our local economy, the conclusion is the same: it was an outright and categorical success. He was an important piece to the puzzle, a shining tile in the mosaic, a strong link in the chain, all of which made for a successful leg in our town’s economic journey.

Thoughts On A Toll Bridge...

Let's start with some numbers:

Bourne Bridge

Year round daily average (2011) = 42,505 vehicles

Summer daily average = 58,467

Sagamore Bridge

Year round daily average = 51,489

Summer daily average = 70,674

The NFL, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and "Boys Will be Boys"

The Ray Rice video, and the NFL's first reaction to it is merely the latest disturbing example of the "boys will be boys" attitude that still is so prevalent in our society. It's also the same attitude that has has resulted in college's to take so long to even acknowledge, or address, the issue of sexual assault on campuses.

Wild Catch vs Farm Raised Fish - Case of Steamed Salmon

Seasonal preferences are often a bone of contention for those who enjoy cooking out of doors. Some of us can only stomach summer time meals like burgers and grilled BBQ. I personally have always enjoyed the Fall season with the multicolored landscape and wonderful harvest season. Seafood thrives this time of year as well.

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Barnstable Today: Monday September 8, 2014

A new little league field will be built in Hyannis, we have an update on the West Barnstable shooting range, and we find out how the first week of school went for Barnstable students.

Steroid-Free Chicken

On my restaurant menu the other night was this description for Five Spices Chicken:

“Roasted steroid and antibiotic free semi-boneless chicken......” 

New seasona pol. round-up. Cape Independents/Field Leaders will drive new faces from Ferreira to Fisher to Football

Cape will impact Primary fights from Gov. Council to Gov. race/Football too!

Barnstable Today: Friday September 5, 2014

Details from last night's Town Council meeting on this episode of Barnstable Today.