EEE closes night sports. how prepared are we?

uccSandwich-Bourne news, September 8, 2006

EEE threat prompts Bourne to abandon night sports contests
By Paul Gately
No night football games will be played at Bourne High School this season until the first frost covers the Upper Cape and the threat of mosquito-transmitted Eastern equine encephalitis is eliminated by cooler weather.
     The school committee voted 7-0 Wednesday night to eliminate all evening outdoor activities at Bourne schools and convert any night games to afternoon contests. BHS Principal Ron McCarthy said athletic directors of the South Coast Conference are willing and ready to adjust sports schedules accordingly. He said he “prefers to wait until the first frost” before allowing nighttime contests... [more]
When it comes to wind, GE means business
By Craig Salters/ [email protected]
An economic superpower, the United States has thousands of large, powerful companies. Only a handful, however, can claim iconic status, where their... [more]
Embattled Bourne DNR chief resigns
By Paul Gately/ [email protected]
Bourne Department of Natural Resources Director George Weinert resigned effective Friday night. He said he was "going sailing" around the... [more]
Coast Guard pledges 'just the facts' approach
By Craig Salters/ [email protected]
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]
Ducky Dash to make a splash
By Silene Gordon/ [email protected]
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]
How prepared are we?
By Joe Burns/ [email protected]
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]
Security burden falls to states
By Joe Burns/ [email protected]
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]
MMA begins year with 940 students
Massachusetts Maritime Academy started classes on Taylors Point with 288 freshmen yesterday. The recruiting goal for the class was 300 cadets. Overall,... [more]
UCC school notes
Waldorf School welcomes new administrator Alan Milsted, an educator with a lifetime of teaching and administration experience in England, has been... [more]
Bourne school news
Middle school plans open house Bourne Middle School's annual open house is Sept. 28. The National Junior Honor Society meeting for parents is tonight... [more]
Mullen appointed interim director
Officer Timothy Mullen will take over as interim director of the Bourne Department of Natural Resources. Town Administrator Thomas Guerino conducted... [more]
Selectmen will discuss CanalSide options
By Paul Gately/ [email protected]
Bourne selectmen will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the way in which they will handle an overture from CanalSide Commons architect Len Cubellis... [more]
Bourne limits spending as budget time nears
By Paul Gately/ [email protected]
The current fiscal year is not even one-quarter complete, but Bourne Town Administrator Thomas Guerino is gearing up for fiscal 2008 budget deliberations. "The... [more]
Around Bourne
Police auction generates $3,400 Police Lt. Richard Tavares reports the recent department auction of retrieved items raised $3,400, which was... [more]
Bourne needs volunteers for crisis response planning
Bourne officials are directing their emergency preparedness planning toward dealing with a public health crisis. The local emergency planning committee... [more]
Turbines may turn up all over the Cape
By The Upper Cape Codder 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]
Around Sandwich
No charges filed against McBride A woman who reported being touched without consent by a Sandwich police officer has chosen not to file criminal charges... [more]

Rosanna Cullity: Volunteer of the year
By Silene Gordon/ [email protected]
Like some of the treasures of the past that she helps to preserve and protect, Rosanna Cullity is happier melding into the woodwork of Sandwich history...

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