Motorcycle operator injured in crash
CENTERVILLE - A motorcycle operator was taken to Cape Cod Hospital after a collision with another car about 2 p.m. Thursday at Lumbert Mill Road and Captain Lumbert Lane. Barnstable Police are investigating and reportedly cited the operator of an Acura that struck the bike. (Photo by Frank Paparo/CWN).
Fire destroys house on Martha's Vineyard
EDGARTOWN - A fire gutted a house in Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard Thanksgiving afternoon. Flames were through the roof when firefighters arrived on Edgartown Bay Road. One firefighter was taken to Vineyard Hospital after suffering a wrist injury. Investigators are trying to determine if the fire started near a stove in the house. (Photo courtesy of J. Crave).
Holiday "tree" vandalized in Provincetown
PROVINCETOWN - For many years now the start of the holiday season in Provincetown has been marked by the lighting of the Pilgrim Monument. For the past four years another tradition has been taking hold. Local artist Julian Popko has sculptured a Christmas tree out of unused lobster traps in the middle of Lopes Square. This year someone has been removing light bulbs from the display and, as anyone who has worked with such lights knows, if you remove one bulb the whole string goes out. When CWN took this photo Thanksgiving evening all the lights were dark. Reports say that Popko is in Springfield and can't get back to make repairs until next week. A sign attached to the "tree" announces a "Grinch" has been stealing bulbs and ask anyone with information to contact Popko at (413) 543-1956. If you know anything or see suspicious activity you can also contact Provincetown Police at (508) 487-1212. The Lopes Square scene can be seen real-time at this link by selecting the Lopes Square Cam.
Route 28, two-car accident sends 38 year old woman to the hospital
YARMOUTH - At 9:15 on Thanksgiving morning two cars collided in front of Cape Cod Vacation Condos on Rt 28 in West Yarmouth.
One 38-year-old female was transported by Yarmouth Fire Dept ambulance to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Rt 28 was briefly closed. Yarmouth Police are investigating. (Photos by R. Copley/CWN).