PD Station takes shape, Neitz holds early edge in campaign fund raising, more

  The panoramic view from Scargo Tower, Dennis.  Photo by Jane Booth.

Mid Cape news, October 12, 2006register

New police station will take shape soon
By Nicole Muller/ [email protected]
If you don't think much is happening at the site of the new Dennis Police Headquarters on Bob Crowell Road in South Dennis, think again. The building is expected to be up and running this time next year. Although work is running about four weeks behind schedule, Police Chief Mike Whalen believes the time will be made up once the fabricated steel for the building's framework arrives. "We had to wait our turn for the fabrication, and it's being done as we speak," he said... [more]
Sportsmanship: Actions speak louder than words
By Craig Salters/ [email protected]
Steve Francis has coached at the collegiate level and the kindergarten level and he has learned this simple sports truth: before you can achieve a... [more]
Cornell lost game, kept honor
By Craig Salters/ [email protected]
Most football teams would give almost anything for a shot at the national title. In 1940, however, the players on Cornell's squad decided that a potential... [more]
Seniors stay fit with round-robin tennis
By Nicole Muller/ [email protected]
Tennis - round-robin style - brings Dennis seniors to Johnny Kelley Park three times a week from May through October. "We get up to 20 players... [more]
Losing has its place and its own lessons
By Craig Salters/ [email protected]
As one version of the baseball cliché goes, make an out seven of every 10 at-bats and they put you in the Hall of Fame. While often ignored... [more]
School notes
Spaghetti supper fund-raiser The Education Foundation for Dennis and Yarmouth will hold a spaghetti supper at Jack's Outback II restaurant on Route... [more]
Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District news
Ezra H. Baker School Kindergarten meet the teacher night Tonight, kindergarten parents have the opportunity to meet their child's teacher and meet... [more]
Examples of poor sportsmanship abound
With the need to compete seemingly hard-wired in human beings, sportsmanship sometimes takes a back seat to the more immediate need of winning. A... [more]
Neitz holds early edge in campaign fund raising
By Craig Salters/ [email protected]
neitzwife210As the race for state representative in the 1st Barnstable District kicks into high gear, Republican challenger Dick Neitz (on right with wife Betty) boasts bigger campaign coffers than Democratic incumbent Cleon Turner, at least as of Sept. 1.  According to pre-primary reports filed with Secretary of State William Galvin's office, Neitz raised $26,334 from the beginning of 2006 until the first of September, the last day of the filing period. That figure, added to an existing balance of $20,402, gave Neitz $46,736 in spending money. Of that, the candidate actually spent $10,600, leaving a war chest of $36,136... [more]
Around Barnstable
Barnstable will get $200,000 for schools The Barnstable school district will receive $200,000 in foundation reserve funding for fiscal 2007. The... [more]
Cape Wind modifies turbine height
Also reduces number of lights Cape Wind Associates' proposal to build a wind farm on Nantucket Sound has been updated with slightly taller but more... [more]
Changing with the times
By Nicole Muller/ [email protected]
Before the property overlooking the sea on Chase Avenue in Dennisport was Tucker's Tavern, it was grazing pasture for Finnegan's dairy farm. Then,... [more]
Dennis awards new beach concession contracts
By Nicole Muller/ [email protected]
Next summer, Dennis beachgoers will again enjoy selections from Hyannis Ice Cream trucks, heralded by their signature bells. Selectmen approved a... [more]
Practical tips to promote sportsmanship
By Craig Salters/ [email protected]
"One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it," said Knute Rockne, the legendary football coach for the University... [more]

Around Yarmouth
Commission hearing Oct. 25 at Mattacheese The Cape Cod Commission will conduct a public hearing to discuss a West Yarmouth construction project Wednesday,... [more]

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