Falmouth Police make major drug sweep; Public safety hires under Prop 2 1/2; Species endanger Plymouth studio

News from the Upper Cape, January 17, 2008

enterprisenewspapersHeadlines from the Enterprise:
21 Arrested, 16 others sought for drug related crimes
- Massive Friday morning drug bust netter 21 suspects. See complete story here.
Decisive time ahead for tribe on inner concerns and land

- The Mashpee Wampanoag's tribe leaders have called a meeting to discuss internal issues
MHS principal St. Cyr retiring as restructuring plans weighed
- Will Mashpee have a junior high school?
Sandwich approves preserving historic symbol
- Renovation of the town hall's second floor won a two-thirds majority vote
Catering company defaults on lease for Oakcrest Cove on Peters Pond in Sandwich
- "They're done," said Assistant Town Manager Douglas A Lapp, referring to Compass Rose Catering
With further testing, state says shellfish beds may reopen soon
- Shellfishing beds in Sandwich could be reopened as early as Winter 2009
Early learning center prime for replacement
- Sandwich School Committee reaffirmed support for the creation of a plan for a new early learning center near the Henry T. Wing School
Smart growth zoning eyed for golden triangle
- Sandwich director of planning and development thinks town can do something as good as if not better than Mashpee Commons

Read these and other stories in the Enterprise here.

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Headlines from the Bourne Courier:
Falmouth Police make major drug sweep
- Police took about 35 people into custody during a raid that began shortly before 6:30am Friday
Endangered species may limit Plymouth plans for movie studio project
- Plymouth movie studio endangered by bugs, turtles and plants
Menu override for more public safety staffing to be discussed January 22
- Possible Prop 2 ½ menu ride might make it possible to hire 10 patrol officers, an admin deputy fire chief and a part-time fire secretary
Alternative energy panel hopes for quick results
- 10-member panel is preparing to give selectmen a 90-day progress report
Pocasset turbine review goes to planning board
- Francis and Wendie Howland have filed for a special permit to allow turbine construction to continue

Read these and other stories in the Bourne Courier here

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sandwich_broadsiderHeadlines from the Sandwich Broadsider:
Booked solid
- Sandwich Public Library a busy place this winter
Agencies will meet to discuss freezer plant demolition
- The meeting which will take place in the next two weeks will inclue representatives from thirteen agencies
Schools to begin search for new leader
- Sandwich school committee will begin the process to find a replacement for Nancy Young, who resigned effective July 1

Read these and other stories in the Sandwich Broadsider here

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