Bourne FD probe; Scraggy Neck free speech; Guard units return

News of the week from the Upper Cape Codder

sandwichboardwalk
   Strolling along the Sandwich Boardwalk.  cctoday photo.

UCCSacrifice is not forgotten
By Silene Gordon
It was 88 years ago - in World War I - that two young soldiers from Sandwich gave their lives for their country. And though nearly nine decades have... [more]

Upper Cape, state say 'no' to Question 1
By Silene Gordon
Liquor store owners across the state breathed a collective sigh of relief Tuesday night when a ballot question that may have doubled the number of... [more]

Probe is under way into BFD chief's use of funds
By Paul Gately
As Bourne Fire Chief Charles Klueber plans to retire, he is being dogged by questions about his handling of department finances. Town Administrator... [more]

Adoption will be next lesson for BHS teacher
By Paul Gately
Forget Angelina and Brad. Forget Madonna too. Far from those headline-grabbing celebrities who adopt, a Bourne Middle School teacher is headed to... [more]

Bourne aims for 'cooperative' budget process
By Paul Gately
Bourne Town Administrator Thomas Guerino has instructed the police and fire chiefs to submit requests for four additional department members in their... [more]

Sandwich charter review effort goes public
By Silene Gordon
In an effort to get Sandwich residents involved in the charter review process, the newly appointed seven-member committee has scheduled a public hearing. "This... [more]

Scraggy Neck controversy becomes free speech issue
By Paul Gately
The increasingly tangled Scraggy Neck snowplowing debate is turning into a free speech issue. Bourne selectmen recently defeated a motion advanced... [more]

Bourne police notes
Officer Jeff Lanoie on Nov. 1 was dispatched to Adventure Island on MacArthur Boulevard where it was determined $600 was missing from the cash... [more]

Kingsbury will be interim Bourne fire chief
Bourne Fire Chief Charles Klueber took his first step into retirement Tuesday, starting to use his outstanding leave time prior to his official Jan.... [more]

Army National Guard units returns
One hundred and eighty soldiers from the Massachusetts Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation Regiment, will return to Camp Edwards at... [more]

Sandwich seeks bids for ambulance billing
The town of Sandwich is seeking professional services to bill for ambulance service patient's accounts receivable generated by the Town. Sealed written... [more]

Read these stories and more in this week's Upper Cape Codder here and comment below.

CapeCodToday.com welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on CapeCodToday.com.