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The Intoxicating Oyster

It’s amazing to live in a region of the country where you can find the evening meal at your finger tips. Oysters, like Clams, Lobsters and Mussels are available year round. Both coasts of the US feature such seafood riches. Up and down the Eastern seaboard and similarly on the West Coast, crustaceans, mollusks and bivalves are extraordinarily available.

If we call it something else, it's a whole different thing.


It is now officially spring, and after at least 50 votes to completely repeal the Affordable Care Act and closing down the government in an attempt to defund it without offering an alternative other than returning to the way things were, House Republicans have finally changed their tactic to a “repeal and replace” one, and plans to reveal the details of their healthcare plan.

3 Unusual benefits of Yoga

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Yoga is known for all kinds of obvious benefits -   helping you live more in the present moment, feel better,  make healthier choices, get more strong and flexible, lower your blood pressure and make you happier... but here are a few out of the ordinary things that happened to me while practicing yoga, along with getting a little healthier.

Whoops & Chicken Salad

If You Can't Garden, Clean!

Happy Spring! Whether it feels like spring or not, there is a psychological lift to just spotting a crocus or two and knowing that winter is officially over. It may be too early to start gardening, but it’s not too early to start a thorough spring cleaning!

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If it doesn't cure everything, it shouldn't be used to cure anything.

Whenever talk about raising the minimum wage comes up there are at least three knee-jerk reactions to oppose the idea.

They are merely speculation and often exaggerated, presenting the worst case scenario as the only scenario.

Genesis: Profits Over People

As much as any local eatery, The Town House Restaurant defined Main Street and Falmouth Village in the 1970s and ’80s. For decades, really, this downtown fixture, a family business and comfort food haven was run lovingly by a tightknit family. Today, Liam and Deb Maguire and their family carry on that tradition in the same locale. That edifice is a Main Street tradition of family and friends gathering together to eat and make memories.

You can dress it up, but it is still a lie

A lot of the people who object to the Affordable Care Act usually cite stories about the “victims” of it as their only actual proof that it is bad, especially as those in Massachusetts really do not have to deal with it.

Barnstable Today: Tuesday March 18th, 2014

A new foreign language program at Barnstable High School is one of the first of its kind on Cape Cod, residents can now weigh in on what changes they want to see on Route 28, and the Renewable Energy Commission is looking into how pay as you throw systems have worked for other communities. These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.