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.



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


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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