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August 30, 2014
Suspect had 12 outstanding warrants in MA, 5 in NH

ANDOVER/HYANNIS - With some good investigative work and an eagle-eyed detective, Barnstable police captured a Malden woman, wanted in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. According to a Barnstable police release, officers responded to a past larceny call at Best Buy in the Cape Cod Mall on Tuesday.

August 28, 2014
Republican gubernatorial candidate will visit with supporters at 5 p.m.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker will be in Hyannis Thursday afternoon. The Barnstable Republican Town Committee announced today that Baker will be at the Hyannis Mass Victory Office at 5 p.m.

The Mass Victory Office is at 78 North Street. The office was officially opened in Hyannis on June 7. The Hyannis office is the only regional MASSGOP office on the Cape. There is also a regional office in Plymouth.

August 28, 2014
Resurfacing, sidewalk repairs for Scudder Ave. and two other roads

Three Hyannisport roads are schedule for a facelift following Labor Day. The Town of Barnstable announced that a road resurfacing project will begin on Tuesday, September 2.

The project will consist of asphalt resurfacing, new granite curbing and sidewalk repairs for the entire length of Marston Avenue and Old Town Road and the portion of Scudder Avenue between West Main Street and Craigville Beach Road.

Work will be done from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. During that time, only one lane will be open to traffic. Outside of work times, both lanes will be open to traffic.

August 26, 2014
Brockton juvenile had a loaded gun in his waistband during traffic stop

HYANNIS - A traffic stop on Main Street Sunday afternoon led to the arrest of three, including a juvenile on illegal gun charges. According to a Barnstable police release, Officer Corey Frederickson pulled over a driver on Main Street around 5:30 p.m. for a defective taillight and a marked lanes violation.

August 25, 2014
Kids' race starts at 9am.

This year in addition to our 3 mile race there will be a Little Heroes Haul . We mapped out the route on the Hyannis Village Green for our little heroes ages 10 and under and it is now the official Little Heroes Haul ¼ miler! The route is the brick path circle on the Village Green and will take place at 9:00 am as part of a host of family fun activities. Since October is Fire Safety Month there will be demonstrations on family fire safety.

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August 25, 2014
Beach Day is today's theme.

Fun Fridays will take over Fridays at Cape Cod Mall in August with indoor family fun! Each Friday will include a bounce house and different themed activity. All events are FREE!

August 29 theme is Beach Day!

Cape Cod Mall, Macy's Apparel Court. 

August 25, 2014
A fun evening with participating retailers.

Join Cape Cod Mall on Wednesdays in August for Style, Sip & Strings that includes complimentary sampling, music, treats from participating retailers and more!

Weekly events will feature:

August 22, 2014
Lookout runs into restaurant, arrested with two would-be safe crackers

HYANNIS - Two men and an underage lookout were caught red-handed Wednesday, mid-robbery at the Paddock Restaurant in Hyannis. According to a Barnstable police release, Patrolman Joseph Green responded to a burglar alarm at the restaurant at 20 Scudder Ave. around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Upon arrival, Patrolman Green spotted a suspect at the rear of the building acting as a lookout. When the patrolman identified himself as a police officer, the suspect reportedly ran inside the restaurant.

August 22, 2014
Suspect entered a boat where couple was sleeping

HYANNIS - With only a beer to show for it, a Hyannis man was arrested early Friday morning for breaking into boats on Hyannis Harbor. According to a Barnstable police release, a Barnstable assistant harbormaster alerted police to burglarious activity around 2 a.m. Friday. The assistant harbormaster provided police with both a description and cell phone video of a man breaking into boats on the harbor.

August 20, 2014
Warren scheduled to visit four Cape spots, hold office hours with Congressman Keating in Barnstable

Senator Elizabeth Warren will be on Cape Cod today, visiting four towns from Harwichport to Woods Hole. The senator's visit is part of her "Fighting for Massachusetts" tour.

First up, Warren is scheduled to visit the Cape Abilities Farm at 458 Route 6A in Dennis at 10 a.m. There she will meet with the farm's employees and volunteers. The farm employees disabled individuals in all aspects of farm management.

August 19, 2014
1958: Summer cruise to Cape Cod. 1968: Vonnegut's "Welcome to the Monkey House" published

1968: The day our Barnstable fabulist was reviewed

And Kurt Vonnegut got a one-way ticket from Barnstable to fame

On this day in 1968, the New York Times Book Review was about the collection of short stories and recent novels which catapulted Cape Cod's worst car salesman into one of the country's  most acclaimed novelists. 

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August 18, 2014
Hosted by the Cape Cod Mall.

Cape Cod Mall is preparing for back-to-school by supporting Katelynn’s Closet. Throughout the month of August shoppers who visit the mall will have a chance to donate to someone in need.

August 18, 2014
Shoppers at the Cape Cod Mall encouraged to take part in worthy event

This coming weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 23 and 24, is the last weekend of the Back-to-School Clothing Drive for Katelynn's Closet. The event has been held each weekend in August from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

As shoppers stock up on back-to-school clothing and supplies for their own children, they are encouraged to help out Cape Cod children in need at the same time.

August 16, 2014
1988: Mall changes Wellfleet. 1992: Kennedy museum opens

1988: Dorothy West died on Martha's Vineyard

Boston Black Brahmin, Harlem Renaissance writer, was raised in Oak Bluffs

On this day in 1998, Dorothy West died on Martha's Vineyard. The Boston-born writer was the last living member of the Harlem Renaissance, a movement of African-American artists, writers, and musicians that energized American culture in the 1920s.

August 15, 2014
Daunted by downpours and Hurricane Arthur, the show was put off until the end of summer

Hurricane Arthur may have put the kibosh on Fourth of July festivities, but Barnstable promised to reschedule their Independence Day/375th anniversary fireworks for later in the summer. This week the town announced the big bang will be on Saturday, August 30 at 8 p.m.

August 11, 2014
James Graham is the author of "Victura".

Author James Graham will discuss his new book “Victura: The Kennedy’s, a Sailboat and the Sea”, on August 13 at the JFK Hyannis Museum. The book, released on April 1, 2014, documents the intense relationship the Kennedy family has always had with sailing and the sea. Many families sail together, but the Kennedys’ relationship with Victura, the 25-foot sloop purchased in 1932 shortly after the family’s move to Hyannis Port, stands apart.

August 10, 2014
1913: When Cape Cod used to get its power from the wind. 1969: Rainy July hurt Cape business

1913: Windmills Still Turn on Cape Cod

Old-Time Relics That Remind You of Holland Stay on the Job in Spite of Their Advanced Age

On this day in 1913, the New York Times featured the beauty of our windmills which still dot the Cape's landscape.

"Is this Holland?" asked a six-year-old boy from New York of his mother as he saw an old windmill on Cape Cod when he alighted from the train.

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August 7, 2014
Dancers will perform during Founder's Day Picnic in September

The Town of Barnstable is seeking residents and visitors interested in shaking their booty in celebration of the town's 375th. Participants of all ages are encouraged to be part of a celebratory flash mob dance. The 8-minute interactive dance will be performed at the Founder's Day Picnic on Sunday, September 21 on the Hyannis Village Green on Main Street.

The Town of Barnstable 375 Committee is hoping for 375 dancers. Volunteer Michele Colley is coordinating and choreographing the performance.

August 6, 2014
Gates open at 1pm.

29th Citizens Bank Annual Pops by the Sea, 5pm-7pm, gates open at 1pm. Featuring the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra led by Keith Lockhart. Celebrity Guest Conductor Charlie Rose. General admission $20, $25 day of event, one child 10 or under free with a paid lawn seat. 
 

August 6, 2014
With special guests David Sibley and Greg Miller.

Coming September 19 – 22, 2014 is the Second Annual Cape Bird Festival, headquartered at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Hyannis, MA. The first Festival held last year attracted 170 registrants from across the US and from the UK. 

August 6, 2014
School supply kits given to over 640 Cape Cod children

Dozens of local Mason volunteers pitch in

Angels purchased 5,000 items for elementary and middle school students

A small army of 28 volunteers descended upon the Universal Masonic Lodge in Orleans Tuesday night to assemble school supply kits for over 640 Cape Cod children - see a photo montage of them putting the gift packages together below.

August 5, 2014
Hyannis-based Independence House collecting school supplies through August 17

For more than three decades, Independence House in Hyannis has offered a safe haven for victims of domestic and sexual violence. The dedicated staff has provided a variety of important resources including crisis intervention, counseling and resources for victims, survivors and quite often, their children.

Independence House recognizes that domestic violence not only affects a partner or spouse, but the children too. Domestic violence can be physical, emotional, psychological and verbal.  It can also be financial.

August 4, 2014
Jazz, swing and Latin standards.

The Doc Raylove Ensemble

At EMBARGO, 453 Main St., Hyannis
https://www.facebook.com/Embargo.CapeCod
Website http://www.embargorestaurant.com

Every THURSDAY, 6:30-9:30pm through August 28, 2014

Every SATURDAY, 6:30-9:30pm through August 30, 2014

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August 4, 2014
Jazz, swing and Latin standards.

The Doc Raylove Ensemble

At EMBARGO, 453 Main St., Hyannis
https://www.facebook.com/Embargo.CapeCod
Website http://www.embargorestaurant.com

Every THURSDAY, 6:30-9:30pm through August 28, 2014

Every SATURDAY, 6:30-9:30pm through August 30, 2014