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November 2, 2014
1962: JFK votes, watches his election on Cape Cod

1915: Female "Anti's" block a women's right to vote in Massachusetts

Mass Moments recalled on this day...

On this day in 1915, a referendum to give Massachusetts women the vote failed at the polls. In spite of its leading role in the nineteenth-century woman's rights movement, Massachusetts was the first state to organize an association of women opposed to suffrage.

October 30, 2014
1961: New breed of senior citizens who stay year-round

1961: The new face of postwar Cape Cod emerges

Fifteen years after WWII, a new breed of settlers start arriving on these shores

It took the completion of major sections of the new interstate highway system built during the Eisenhower administration in the 1950s to turn our peninsula into a modern resort area where summer vacationers became summer residents and as they retired, year-round citizens here.

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
State Senator Dan Wolf to host the event

A rally for Democratic candidates will be held on Friday, October 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Zion Union Heritage Museum, 276 North Street in Hyannis. The event is hosted by State Senator Dan Wolf.

Slated speakers include incumbent Barnstable 2nd District State Representative Brian Mannal (D-Centerville), Barnstable Assembly Delegate incumbent Pat Princi (D-Barnstable), County Commissioner Candidate Mark Forest (D-Yarmouth) and Cape & Islands District Attorney candidate Rick Barry (D-Cotuit).

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.

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October 23, 2014
One lane of Yarmouth Road to be closed at night on work days

The Barnstable Department of Public Works Water Supply Division will begin a water works construction project on Thursday, October 23 on Yarmouth Road between Route 28 and Old Yarmouth Road (at the intersection near KAMs and the Hess Gas Station, see map below).

According to a Barnstable DPW notice, the current 12" water main used along the road will be rehabilitated through a cleaning and cement mortar lining process.

The majority of the work will be started on the 23rd and is expected to last two weeks.

October 23, 2014
Carnival games, family skate & more!

HYCC Halloween Carnival: Friday night from 6pm to 8:30pm.

Carnival games from 6pm to 8:30pm, family skate is 7pm to 8:30pm.

$5 per person, family pack for $20. Skate rentals are $5.

Carnival features small carnival style games, creepy touch stations, face painting, ghost bowling, costume contest (with prizes for best family costume, boy costume and girl costume), Halloween music, lights and fog machine.

October 21, 2014
All donated blood will remain on Cape Cod.

Cape Cod Healthcare blood drives are scheduled throughout the month. All blood donated during drives will remain on Cape Cod.

The need for blood at Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital is critical.

Complimentary movie passes will be given to all donors.

October 21, 2014
Wine tasting presented by DB Wines.

Sample four wines and three pairings from the chef. A wine tasting presented by DB Wines featuring Wendy Koder of "Wendy Talks Wine".

Thursday December 11, from 6pm to 7pm.

$22 plus tax at the Grand Cru Wine Bar & Grill inside the Cape Codder Resort and Spa. Call 508-568-2932 to reserve. 

October 21, 2014
Wine tasting presented by Commonwealth/Gallo Fine Wines.

Sample four wines and three pairings from the chef. A wine tasting presented by Commonwealth /Gallo Fine Wines.

Thursday, November 13 from 6pm to 7pm. 

$22 plus tax at the Grand Cru Wine Bar & Grill inside the Cape Codder Resort and Spa. Call 508-568-2932 to reserve.

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...

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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.

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".

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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

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:

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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.