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Celebrate Earth Day!

Mark your calendars for Earth Day next Tuesday, April 22, a day to commemorate the earth, celebrate green acts, raise awareness and work towards a more sustainable future. If you read my blog regularly, I imagine you already practice green acts. Earth Day is a good time to commit to adding new green habits.

What else can you do?

Adopt “meatless Mondays”. The meat industry is responsible for nearly one-fifth of man-made greenhouse gas emissions.

The Weather Outside Is Frightful

S Word Happening In Bourne

While most of Cape Cod gets rain, look what's happening in Sagamore, which is where the rain line set up. April 16th is pretty late for New England snow, and amazingly late for Cape Cod snow. Yet, here it is.

Ronnie who?

 

 

 

Suspect In Custody, But Questions Abound After Bourne Murder

Bourne To Kill...

UPDATE: One suspect- Sonny Tavares, of Buzzards Bay- has been arrested and charged with murder, home invasion, aggravated assault and battery, unlawful possession of a firearm and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling.

I'm sure he won't mind.



Cliven Bundy's family claims that because his family arrived in Nevada in the 1880's they have an ancestral claim to the land he is grazing on for free, and, therefore should be allowed to use it even though it belongs to all Americans, not just his family.

No one should say he should not be there, nor should anyone presume to decide who can use the land.

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Barnstable Today: Monday April 14th, 2014

A new cupcake shop will soon open on Main Street in Hyannis, 7th grade students in Barnstable are now using iPads in the classroom, and water flushing begins today in Cotuit. These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.

Beware of the Commonwealth Bearing Gifts

If you went down to Naimesh and Akku Patel’s 7-11 on Main Street and bought a scratch ticket that resulted in winnings of $1.8 million, that would be great, right?

What if, after scratching the ticket and expressing jubilation at your good fortune, you learned that there were strings attached to your windfall? What if those strings included inflicting pain and suffering on others?
That might change things.

Ted Cruz vs Ted Cruz


Going back to Saint Ronald (let’s just ignore the many bad thing he did that messed up the country from raising taxes to Iran-Contra) Reagan, the law on the books requires any hospital receiving federal funds must treat anyone who comes into the Emergency Room whether or not they have insurance or the money to pay for treatment.

Palm Crucifix Replica

By Jack Sheedy

Spoiler Alert: Being incidental text meant to flesh out a biography on 20th century writer Thomas J. McSheey, this blog entry is not even remotely amusing except for perhaps a slight witticism in the third-to-last paragraph, which by my mentioning may keep you reading. Thank you for your kind attention.

Thomas J. McSheey tried to live by certain rules. Well, perhaps “rules” is too strong a term. He lived by certain axioms … about life, about the ways of the world, and about himself.