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Ah, summer vacation! There’s nothing like getting away. Whether by car, by air, or by train, traveling however, generates a lot of waste!
My husband and I were recently in Asheville, North Carolina. On the drive from Charlotte to Asheville, we stopped at a Subway restaurant , one of the healthier fast food options, for lunch. Since I haven’t been to a fast food restaurant in years, I was shocked at the enormous amount of throwaway,non-recyclable products with each order – still!
Trash will take center stage at a Town Council workshop tonight, the Agricultural Commission hopes to expand community gardens in town, and we learn more about the new day program for the homeless in Hyannis.
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.
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.
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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.
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".