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Barnstable Today: Wings of Freedom

We take you inside the Wings of Freedom Tour that is now at the Barnstable Municipal Airport and talk with WWII Veterans about their experiences. 

Eddie Doyle - A Life Lived for Others and A Life Well Lived

The day Glen Charles met Eddie Doyle, his life changed forever.

Barnstable Today: Tuesday September 16th, 2014

Town Council will again postpone a vote regarding the shooting range in West Barnstable, a project to improve roadways in Cotuit will soon begin, and the Barnstable Police Department will open a new sub-station tomorrow.

The Wonders of Coconut Oil

Have you discovered the wonders of coconut oil? For years, we’ve been told that coconut oil is bad for you, but the reality is coconut oil has just the right kinds of fats, the same medium-chain fatty acids found in mother’s milk and essential to optimum health and disease prevention. Coconut oil is in fact a miracle oil and one of the earliest oils used as a food and as a pharmaceutical. People who live in tropical climates with a coconut-based diet have fewer incidences of heart disease, cancer, digestive complaints and prostate problems.

Evidence of Bears in Dennis

By Jonathan Mayo

As one who frequently walks the woods of Cape Cod I have come to some disagreement with friends about whether or not bears trudge just below our radar on old Cape Cod. Now we all know about the "Cape Cod Bear" but do others still remain?  One friend says "no way" to which I respond, "They don't make it a point to be seen." I found some very large pawprints in the woods last winter but that was the only clue I could find-until now.

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Germany learned. Why can't we?

NY Times headline today shouts:

Sun and Wind Alter German Energy System

Germany’s renewable-energy push has had an impact far beyond its shores, driving down costs faster than almost anyone thought possible just a few years ago...

Only the Alliance Could Complain About This One

During construction, Cape Wind will need a staging facility at a New England port where it will assemble turbines and monopoles for transport to the wind farm site. Whatever port hosts that facility will benefit from significant additional economic activity. This will be especially true if, in the long term, Cape Wind spurs the development of a larger offshore wind industry in the Northeast (note to Cape Wind opponents: I said “if”).

Evan Falchuk Runs For Governor

Evan Falchuk Runs For Governor
By David A. Mittell, Jr.

Barnstable Today: Friday September 12th, 2014

A community gathers to remember the many lives lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks that occurred 13 years ago.