Dog stolen from show; Smoke clears D-Y school, Boat rescue

Weirmaraner stolen from Cape dog show
- Falmouth Police are investigating the apparent stealing of a show dog in Falmouth. Sometime around 10 AM Thursday Susan Thomas of Ashaway, RI reported her Weirmaraner dog "Jewel" was taken from her car at the Barnstable County Fairgrounds on Route 151 where she was attending the Cape Cod Kennel Club show. 

The dog which is believed to look like this one is valued at $20,000. Falmouth Police do have some suspects in mind and also say the owner is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the location of the dog and person(s) responsible. Anyone with information can call Falmouth Police at (508) 457-2527.

Posted on 9/14 at 6:00 PM. File photo of Weirmaraner breed.


Smoke forces evacuation of D-Y High School
YARMOUTH - Some anxious moments when smoke is detected as D-Y High School on Station Avenue around noontime.

The smoke forced the evacuation of all students while firefighters checked out the situation.

They determined an electrical problem was to blame and the situation was brought quickly under control.

Posted on 9/14 at 6:00 PM. File photo.

Boat incident off Hyannis/Yarmouth
- There was a boat rescue off the Hyannis/Yarmouth shore this morning. Sometime around 9:30 AM a cabin cruiser reported taking on water off Point Gammon putting the Coast Guard and Hyannis firefighters in action. Reports from the scene say a short time later the vessel grounded off Great Island in Yarmouth where Yarmouth firefighters responded. There were no reports of injuries. Posted on 9/14 at 6:00 PM updated on 9/14 at 9:00 PM.

Antique firetruck on display at Harwich festival

HARWICH - Among the many events at the Harwich Cranberry Festival which runs through the weekend will be the display of this 1928 Maxim firetruck which was beautifully restored by the Harwich Fire Association over four years. Firefighters Mike Mason and Eric Diamond are seen here driving through the town center. Posted on 9/14 at 6:00 PM. Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.

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