Nasty Dennis debate; Filling the food pantries; Shooting suspects charged

   There are still a few more boats moored next to the Bass River Bridge. Photo by John Fitts.

MID-CAPE News, December 14, 2006

Ex-D-Y cage star arrested for role in shooting
By Joe Burns and John Basile
A former Dennis-Yarmouth High basketball star and a Fitchburg man with a history of violence were among those arrested by Massachusetts State Police early Monday morning following a drive-by shooting in South Yarmouth. [more]

Food pantry a salvation for struggling family
By Joe Burns
Please help those in need
This holiday season, The Register has selected the Salvation Army Food Pantry in Hyannis and the Hands of Hope Food Pantry in Dennisport as recipients of donations to the Gifts of Hope campaign. We urge you to select one or both of the pantries and send your check C/O Maryjean Cannata, The Register, 923G Route 6A, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675. The Register will publish the names of those who contribute unless the donor requests otherwise.  Thank you for your Gift of Hope.  [more]

School on ice
By Nicole Muller
Shirley Borglund of East Dennis bundles up on Thursday mornings and drives to Tony Kent Arena in South Dennis to watch her 4-year-old great-grandson William Harrison ice skate.  [more]

Oh, Christmas tree
By Nicole Muller
Once upon a time, families bundled up snugly on Christmas Eve, grabbed a hatchet and hiked into the woods to chop down their holiday tree. [more]

DEP will have final say on airport ponds
By Craig Salters
Airport terminal plan on tap
A Cape Cod Commission subcommittee will discuss the airport's DRI today (Thursday) at 1 p.m. at its offices on Route 6A in Barnstable Village. [more]

Man charged with rape in Yarmouth, now faces charge in Ashland
By Norman Miller
A Framingham man raped a 15-year-old girl in August as she lay in bed with his girlfriend's daughter, authorities said Wednesday.  [more]

Rectrix case has Dec. 18 court date
By Craig Salters
A federal lawsuit brought against the Barnstable Municipal Airport Commission by one of its tenants is due in court next month.  [more]

Dennis village eyed for cultural arts district
By Nicole Muller
In response to artists' requests, Dennis Town Planner Dan Fortier and the economic development committee are examining the possibility of rezoning part of Dennis village.

Survivors remember Pearl Harbor
By Nicole Muller
Gilbert Goodwin and Charles Filosa have more in common than growing up in Massachusetts and retiring to South Yarmouth.  [more]

Five charged in South Yarmouth shooting
Five people have been arrested in connection with an apparent drive-by shooting early Monday morning in South Yarmouth.  [more]

Five arrested in South Yarmouth shooting
By Craig Salters
Five people have been arrested in connection with an apparent drive-by shooting on Winslow Gray Road in South Yarmouth early Monday morning.  [more]

Selectmen blast draft report of task force
By Craig Salters
Here's an understatement: Yarmouth selectmen Tuesday night coolly received a draft report by the Cape Cod Commission 21st Century Task Force.  [more]

A community in harmony
By Joe Burns
On a Saturday morning, 70 or more men and women, dressed in sweatshirts, sweaters and slacks, gathered at Corpus Christi Church in East Sandwich. [more]

Cape Wind touts Danish wind farm study
By Craig Salters
An eight-year study of the world's two largest offshore wind farms has concluded that those projects have had minimal impact on birds, fish or the surrounding environment.

Groups work together to ease hunger
By Craig Salters
It's a typical Monday morning and Mary Anderson, executive director of the Family Pantry in Harwich, can't help but make a quick inventory of the shelves as she takes a guest on a tour of the pantry and surrounding warehouse.  [more]

Restocking the shelves
By Paul Gately
They come in all shapes and sizes and ages. They all have individual needs, likes and dislikes. They also have something in common - they need help securing food.  [more]

Sweet season
By Nicole Muller
Imagine strolling the streets of a Currier & Ives Christmas card. You pass beautiful old sea captains' homes, tendrils of smoke wafting from chimneys, the crisp, fresh scent of winter in the nippy air.  [more]

Park debate turns nasty
By Nicole Muller
A dispute is emerging in Dennis over how much commercial use should be allowed at Bass River Park.  [more]

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