Driver charged with OUI after hitting building
FALMOUTH - A Cape Cod Times delivery truck crashed in Falmouth and police alleged the driver was under the influence. Falmouth Police tell CWN they were investigating one crash scene involving a pole or tree when the second crash was reported at P.S. Ideal Fuel on Acapesket Road around 6 AM reportedly involving the same vehicle. 56-year old Barbara Kerig of Osterville was due to be arraigned this morning in Falmouth District Court on charges of operating under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and marked lanes violation. The extent of damage to the building was not immediately known.
Fumes clear Provincetown High School
Provincetown High School CWN file phot0 - TC
PROVINCETOWN - Cape Wide News has learned students at Provincetown High School got an early dismissal after an incident at the school. According to reports the trouble started when fumes from a project in the workshop of the area were spread by an apparently malfunctioning ventilation system. EMTs reportedly treated a handful of students but no serious injuries were reported. The remaining students were reportedly sent home for the day. School is expected to be in session as usual tomorrow. Further details were not immediately available.
Squirrel cuts power in Osterville
OSTERVILLE - NStar officials believe a curious squirrel was the cause of a blackout affecting about 3,000 customers. About half were restored quickly and all were back in just over an hour.