DeVito answers call from NFL
For former Nauset High School football star Mike DeVito, getting a phone call from New York Jets defensive line coach Dan Quinn during the National Football League draft on Sunday was a realization that all his hard work had finally paid off.
Scientist uses ferries to aid in research
Dr. Scott Gallager’s ship has come in. In fact it comes in several times a day every day. The associate scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution observed that the Steamship Authority keeps a regular schedule of ferries between Woods Hole, Nantucket, Hyannis and Martha’s Vineyard.
Eco-tours of Nantucket Sound scheduled
As part of the Cape-wide celebration of Cape Cod Maritime Days, Nantucket Soundkeeper – a not-for-profit, environmental organization working to preserve Nantucket Sound– has organized a series of adventurous “eco-tours” for the public.
Brewster copes with storm-damaged beaches
Town officials are scrambling to tidy up their beaches in time for Memorial Day after the powerful string of storms that blasted through the region left nothing but a mess in their wake. Department of public works Superintendent Bob Bersin gave selectmen a report card on the town’s beaches at the request of Selectman Edward Lewis Monday. Bersin said Paine’s Creek, Breakwater and Ellis Landing are all in tough shape after the recent storms.
Chatham news in brief: North Beach cut update
Director of Coastal Resources Ted Keon updated the Chatham board of selectmen Tuesday on the North Beach cut. Keon reported that he is not ready to say whether the cut will close up since there is significant flow, principally out. Keon said significant changes could occur in Pleasant Bay if the cut does not close up. Tide changes are possible and super water elevations could occur in the case of a storm surge. The cut could let in wave energy as well, which could erode certain areas faster.
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Outer Cape news, May 4, 2007
Vicious assault in Provincetown
PROVINCETOWN — A local man was assaulted and left unconscious with severe head injuries on Thursday night outside of the Governor Bradford Bar on Commercial St. The victim, a 51-year-old man with a Provincetown address, was medflighted to Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Provincetown police took two suspects into custody within an hour of the incident. For more on this story
Eastham Chamber holds annual meeting
EASTHAM—The Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting Wednesday night to usher in new directors and bestow appreciative awards to recognized members. For more on this story
High School evacuated after noxious fumes enter building
PROVINCETOWN —Fiberglas fumes from a student project in the Provincetown High School industrial arts classroom escaped and entered the building on Wednesday shortly after 10 a.m. The fumes caused nine people to fall ill and led to a complete evacuation of the school by 11 a.m
Selectmen’s race ’07: A slam dunk for Mary-Jo
Knight, Davies, Parmakian win three remaining seats
PROVINCETOWN – A new era in municipal government was ushered in by voters Tuesday, who selected four new selectmen, upset an incumbent in the school committee race and returned a former trustee to the library board. For more on this story
School renovations won’t be finished until summer
School committee worries project will exceed budget
EASTHAM — The light at the end of the tunnel for the $11.5 million renovation of Eastham Elementary School is getting farther away, and now under question is how far away the end is, and at what cost will the delay come? For more on this story
Oyster experiment underway at Herring River
WELLFLEET — In anticipation of a possible oyster relay this fall, roughly half a bushel of oysters are now living downriver in the northeast corner of Herring River.
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