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October 29, 2014
1997: Indian advocate John Peters dies at 67

1911: Vigilante mob hangs Minister in effigy

On this day more than 100 years ago, the citizens of Hyannis acted more like a vigilante mob in the old west than church-goers on old Cape Cod.

Evan Albright wrote in Cape Cod Confidential about the murder:

October 24, 2014
1976: The sinking of the Patricia Marie with seven men lost

1976: Seven Provincetown men lost on the Patricia Marie

It was the worst fishing loss for the town in a century

On this day in 1976, the Captain of the 65-foot scalloper the Patricia Marie and his crew of six was lost off Eastham. The 50' Patricia Marie, owned by Capt. Billy King went down during a scalloping trip off Pollock Rip.

October 20, 2014
Presented by Cape & Plymouth Business.

The Enterprising Women Awards 2014 will be held at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis on Wednesday, November 5. Registration from 7:30am to 8:30am, program from 8:30am-1pm.

$75 includes breakfast and lunch.

Keynote speaker: Nancy Kerrigan.

Presented by Cape & Plymouth Business.

Complete information and online registration here:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9ltfqj2ab...

October 20, 2014
Class taught by renowned shaper Shawn Veccione.

The Cape Cod Maritime Museum is pleased to announce a two day class – Shape Your Own Stand-Up Paddleboard. The class will be taught by Cape Cod’s own Shawn Veccione using traditional wood blank shipping tools in the museum’s boat building shop. Shawn grew up on Cape Cod where he learned to surf. He was a professional snowboarder and was selected to the 1990 US Olympic team. After an injury, he moved to Hawaii to surf, where he later shaped boards for Dick Brewer and Billy Hamilton, and developed a reputation as a world renowned shaper.

October 19, 2014
Ten grams of heroin found on suspect following arrest in Hyannis

HYANNIS - A Centerville man is being held over the weekend on $25,000 following his arrest for heroin distribution. According to a Barnstable police release, 27-year-old John Antrim was arrested on Shoot Flying Hill Road Friday during a motor vehicle stop.

Following a two-week investigation conducted by the Barnstable Police Department Narcotics Unit, police believed Antrim was traveling to Boston to resupply with heroin. On Friday, police followed Antrim, pulling him over in Hyannis in a car driven by an unidentified Sandwich man.

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October 18, 2014
New law allowing liquor stores to open earlier on Sunday, at 10 a.m., takes effect next week - Two more weeks of political ads

WEEK OF OCT. 19, 2014

October 17, 2014
Presented by the Cape Cod Writers Center.

The Cape Cod Writers Center (CCWC) announces a workshop entitled “The Defining Moment,” on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Resort and Conference Center, 35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis, MA from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

October 17, 2014
Presented by the Cape Cod & Islands District Attorney's Office.

The Children’s Cove Champions for Children Conference is an informative and innovative multidisciplinary training conference offering workshops presented by many nationally recognized experts in the field of child abuse, including sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, trafficking and exploitation, and prevention. The Champions for Children Conference is one of the premiere child maltreatment conferences in the country and will provide professionals in the field with extensive and innovative insight to assist child victims and families in their community.

October 17, 2014
Basile is the author of "Legendary Locals of Yarmouth".

Book signing with John A. Basile. Basile is the author of "Legendary Locals of Yarmouth".

October 17, 2014
Bearses Way crash closes roadway Friday afternoon

HYANNIS - There were no reported injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Bearses Way in Hyannis Friday afternoon. One of the two vehicles rolled over during the crash. 

A section of the roadway near Alicia Road was closed in both directions as the scene was cleared.

Barnstable police are investigating the cause of the crash.

October 17, 2014
Presented by the Cape Cod Symphony.

NOVEMBER 8, 2014 at 7:30PM
NOVEMBER 9, 2014 at 3PM

Venue - Barnstable Performing Arts Center - 744 West Main Street, Hyannis
Box Office – 508-362-1111
Online – www.capesymphony.org
Prices - $29 - $68

JUNG-HO PAK, CONDUCTOR
DEBORAH SELIG, SOPRANO | PATRICE HOUSTON, MEZZO SOPRANO | BRIAN THORSETT, TENOR | ANDREW GARLAND, BARITONE
THE CHATHAM CHORALE, JOSEPH MARCHIO, MUSIC DIRECTOR
THE FALMOUTH CHORALE, JOHN YANKEE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

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October 17, 2014
Presented by the Cape Cod Symphony.

NOVEMBER 8, 2014 at 7:30PM
NOVEMBER 9, 2014 at 3PM

Venue - Barnstable Performing Arts Center - 744 West Main Street, Hyannis
Box Office – 508-362-1111
Online – www.capesymphony.org
Prices - $29 - $68

JUNG-HO PAK, CONDUCTOR
DEBORAH SELIG, SOPRANO | PATRICE HOUSTON, MEZZO SOPRANO | BRIAN THORSETT, TENOR | ANDREW GARLAND, BARITONE
THE CHATHAM CHORALE, JOSEPH MARCHIO, MUSIC DIRECTOR
THE FALMOUTH CHORALE, JOHN YANKEE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

October 16, 2014
With DJ Vinny Melo.

Arrochalloween, an 18+ party, doors open at 9pm.

Featuring DJ Vinny Melo.

Call for more information.

October 16, 2014
Executive Director led one of the nation’s best high schools

Eric Hieser has announced his retirement as of June 30, 2016

Led one of the nation’s best high schools

October 16, 2014
With opening act Selectah Niko Onedrop.

The Wailers will perform the album "Legend" in its entirety in order on December 4. Wailers take the stage at 8pm, opening act Selectah Niko Onedrop opens at 7pm.

And now you can get tickets in person to avoid internet fees at Mocean in Mashpee Commons. Spinnaker Records on Main St. in Hyannis or The Beach House in North Falmouth. The show is 18+

This show is selling faster than anything we’ve done so be sure to get your tickets in advance at one of these spots or online HERE:

October 15, 2014
Smoking will be prohibited inside and outside all CCHC facilities

As of January 1, 2015, there will be no more lighting up at Cape Cod or Falmouth Hospital or any of Cape Cod Healthcare's (CCHC) other facilities. In a statement Tuesday, CCHC announced that all facilities on Cape Cod will be tobacco free come the first of the year.

October 14, 2014
Fun for kids of all ages.

Local businesses up and down Main Street will be handing out special treats and candy. Participating businesses will have special orange flyers in their front windows and doors.

Children of all ages are invited and encouraged to dress up and take part in the 25th Annual Safe Trick or Treat on Main Street, Hyannis.

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October 14, 2014
Featuring presentations by local experts.

The 2nd annual Cape Cod ADHD Summit will be on Friday, October 17 from 9am to 3pm.

Local experts:

October 14, 2014
Hyannis resident is former Nantucket selectwoman

State Public Health Chief plans to step down in December

To take job battling substance abuse at Cape Cod Healthcare

With the state on alert for any sign of a deadly virus within its borders, Public Health Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett announced she will depart the post atop the Department of Public Health in mid-December, taking a job battling substance abuse on Cape Cod.

October 11, 2014
Shainah Lopes arrested after attempting to elude police

HYANNIS - A homeless Hyannis woman was arrested Thursday after reportedly robbing the TD Bank on Main Street in Hyannis.  According to a Barnstable police release, officers responded to the bank at 307 Main Street at 5:42 p.m. after a reported unarmed robbery. 

Witnesses told officers a black woman entered the bank and presented the teller with a note demanding cash. The suspect then fled the bank with approximately $450 in cash, police said. Officer identified the suspect as 32-year-old Shainah Lopes, a women well-known to law enforcement. 

October 11, 2014
Grant for the Herring River Estuary restoration in Wellfleet and Truro, three other Cape Cod events - Clinton, Romney, headed this way

Cape Cod events this week:

TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014

WELLFLEET, TRURO HABITAT RESTORATION: Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett and Fish and Game Commissioner Mary Griffin will announce a grant to advance the Herring River Estuary Restoration in Wellfleet and Truro. (Tuesday, 11 a.m., Chequessett Neck Road Dike, 1065 Chequessett Neck Road, Wellfleet).

October 9, 2014
Hosted by the Cape Cod Mall.

Representatives from over a dozen mall retailers, including Victoria’s Secret, Express and Sephora and more will be on hand to fill over 100 available positions at the mall. Not only are participating retailers looking to hire holiday help, but Cape Cod Mall is also looking to for seasonal help. Interested candidates can find out more information at Guest Services or by visiting www.­simon.­com/­careers.

October 8, 2014
All hospital workers will be required to get a flu shot or wear a mask

Cape Cod Healthcare (CCHC) is implementing a new flu shot policy. In a release this week, Cape Cod Healthcare announced that effective December 1, 2014, all employees, physicians, students, volunteers and vendors must either get a flu shot or wear a surgical mask in patient care areas during flu season. The policy not only covers Cape Cod and Falmouth Hospitals, but all other CCHC facilities.

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October 7, 2014
The evening's speaker will be Lisa NcNeill, president and founder of Cape Cod Volunteers.

The Cape Cod Chapter of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 14 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Cod, 287 Iyannough Road, Hyannis. Networking will begin at 5:30 pm with a buffet dinner at 6:00 pm in the Ivy Room. Women who are not members of ABWA are welcome to attend as guests.