EEE in Barnstable; Restoring Carleton Hall; Preparing for disaster

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Mosquito-borne viruses in Barnstable
By Joe Burns
Summer is drawing to an end and with it, one hopes, the threat of mosquito-borne diseases that has had many Cape Codders covering up, wearing insect... [more]

In the wind
By The Register Staff
Peter Sousa recently had some advice for Provincetown selectmen before he left town, headed to Vermont for affordable housing. Saying a lack of high-wage... [more]

How prepared are we?
By Joe Burns
Immediately following the terrorist attacks upon New York and Washington, D.C. came a call for increased security. And for those entrusted with providing... [more]

Playwright sees art's role in memory of 9/11
By Craig Salters
"The greatest weapon against fanaticism is memory," The words are those of Elie Wiesel but the person speaking them is Yarmouth Port's Al... [more]

Coast Guard pledges 'just the facts' approach
By Craig Salters
Michael Sollosi, chief of the United States Coast Guard's Office of Navigational Systems, understands that, to many, the question of whether to build... [more]

Village group seeks CPA money to restore Carleton Hall
By Nicole Muller
If the walls of Carleton Hall could talk, what stories they would tell of its years as a church, a school, a library and a social hall. Dennis village... [more]

What $43,000 will buy
The Village Improvement Society has placed an article on the Sept. 26 special Town meeting warrant in Dennis seeking $43,000 in Community preservation... [more]

Meals to order
By Nicole Muller
Getting personal To learn about personal chefs, log onto For a peek at Grant's menus and services, go to [more]

Around Dennis
West Nile virus confirmed in dead bird in Dennis On Aug. 31, the Department of Public Health announced that a dead crow found on Indian Pond Road... [more]

Dennis considers housing for seasonal workers
By Nicole Muller
Dennis business owners hope to see a brighter future for their seasonal employees, at least when it comes to an affordable place to live. The Economic... [more]

Dennis police notes
Man charged with assaulting officer Rowan D. Bruff, 22, of Dennisport, faces an array of charges after leading police on a chase early yesterday morning.... [more]

When it comes to wind, GE means business
By Craig Salters
An economic superpower, the United States has thousands of large, powerful companies. Only a handful, however, can claim iconic status, where their... [more]

Hurricane refugees settle into Cape life
Cheryl Courville lost her home and job in New Orleans when she fled Louisiana a year ago, taking grandson Brandon Wendling and his mother, Regina... [more]

Security burden falls to states
By Joe Burns
The federal government has dropped the ball, and it's landed in the laps of state governments. That's the opinion of some Cape legislators who spoke... [more]

New goals for nitrogen limits in Pleasant Bay
By Rich Eldred
Public hearing Mass. Estuaries Project Draft Report on Nitrogen Loading in Pleasant Bay Thursday, Sept. 21, 7-9 p.m. Nauset Regional Middle School... [more]

Ducky Dash to make a splash
By Silene Gordon
Organizers of the eighth annual Splish Splash Ducky Dash taking place in Mill Creek Saturday are hoping the weather doesn't cry fowl this year. After... [more]

'Coach' likes being coached at RHCI
By Don Sherlock
To his friends and former football players, Jack Olcott is known as "Coach." That makes sense when you consider that the 74-year-old Centerville... [more]

Zoning bylaw for wind turbines generating interest
By Craig Salters
As Yarmouth prepares for next week's special Town Meeting, it's fairly obvious that a Proposition 2 1/2 override request for $457,000 will be... [more]

Golf sees $110,000 surplus
The latest numbers show that Yarmouth's town-owned golf operations delivered a $110,359 surplus for fiscal year 2006, which ended June 30. "For... [more]

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