Barnstable, Yarmouth and Dennis news of the week

patriotnewBarnstable Headline, November 22, 2007

Milne, town head to court on charter question

Greg Milne sat quietly as eight elected members of the Barnstable Charter Commission raised their right hands and were sworn into office Monday night.
Dredge Dread
Many details of the proposed dredging of Barnstable Harbor were brought to the surface at a public meeting Nov. 19, but not enough to convince critics that the plan will protect their beaches.
Former candidate alleges ‘cyber hate crime’
It’s been an active week for Eric Schwaab, who lost his bid to unseat incumbent Precinct 3 councilor Jim Munafo by 52 votes on Nov. 6.  Schwaab is seeking a police investigation into "coordinated efforts to manipulate election results" and he’s informed the chairman of Barnstable’s No Place For Hate committee that he intends to seek that group’s assistance in a cyber-hate crime complaint.
Army’s bell strikes a chord with WB youngster
This holiday season, bells will be harking for more than just listening pleasure.
Tax policy hearing Dec. 6
Among the first items the newly recomposed town council will decide is Barnstable’s property tax policy for 2008, as the annual tax classification hearing is scheduled for Dec. 6.
Rectrix, airport working on schedule for court case
Rectrix Aerodrome Centers delivered a written settlement offer to the defendants in its case against Barnstable Municipal airport and its officials, as required by the court.  The terms of that offer have not been made public, but it will be among the topics at a scheduling conference Monday afternoon at the U.S. District Court of Masschusetts in Boston.
Raider pride evident at annual parade
Barnstable is a football town. It is also a cheerleader town, a volleyball town and a parade town. On Nov. 21, fans of football and Barnstable High School sports in general lined Main Street in Hyannis for the annual Thanksgiving Pre-game Parade and Pep Rally.
Silent Spring continues breast cancer research
Forty-five years ago Rachel Carson stunned the nation with Silent Spring, a book detailing her revelations of how supposedly innocuous pesticides had wreaked havoc among wildlife.
School committee chair feels comfortable with change
Changes are underfoot within the Barnstable School Committee.

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RegisterMid Cape Headlines,
November 22, 2007

Cape Wind wants review of Commission’s denial
Cape Cod - Cape Wind Associates wants a review of the Cape Cod Commission's rejection of its proposed transmission line...
The season of giving
Hyannis - The traditional Salvation Army Kettle Campaign was formally opened with a ceremony...
Silent Spring creates public databases-
Hyannis - Learn more The MassHEIS database can be accessed here.
Around Barnstable Nov. 21-28
Barnstable - Barnstable news in brief
Town Councilor Gary Brown bids farewell
Affordable housing plans move forward in Barnstable
Barnstable officials vow to improve response

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