Fresh look at Fresh Holes; Downtown noise; Child Safe Zones

   Hyannis Harbor. Photo by John Fitts.

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Councilor seeks to create child safe zones
Those convicted of sex crimes against children may find it more difficult to find a place to live in the Town of Barnstable if a proposed ordinance is adopted by the town council.  MORE

Fresh look at Fresh Holes exposes despair
On March 11, 1942, Gen. Douglas MacArthur was ordered to leave the besieged Philippine Islands. After his harrowing escape from Corregidor, he proclaimed his now famous line to reporters: “I came through and I shall return.” He did. It worked.  MORE

Town tackles downtown noise controversy
Late one night recently, a tuneful rhythm blared from the open door of The Island Merchant. There was no one in the commercial buildings surrounding the venue at that hour. No harm, no foul.  MORE

Fire District Study workshop put off
A planned Thursday night workshop with the Barnstable Town Council and the Fire District Study Preparation Committee has been postponed.  MORE

Advocate rankles councilors over sense of ‘intimidation’
Excessive buzz about affordable housing and homeless people is filling the average citizen’s ears like wax and getting about the same result: The message is fading.  MORE

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