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So when do you start planning your next summer vacation? The day your summer vacation ends, six months out, the first of the year? Well I think it depends who you are. If you were like my Mother at the end of the first summer we came to the Cape the answer would have been a resounding never if it's back to that place. But after some time to think, some time to reflect and a lot of prompting from folks both back here on the Cape and from others that we know that owned places up here, Mom finally made the decision to give it a try one more time.
Bulk food buying is the hallmark of eco-conscious consumers. Buying in bulk [doesn't just mean buying huge quantities of items to save money, which makes sense for staples like toilet paper and paper towels if you have the space. It also means buying from those bulk bins you see in the grocery store. There are several advantages to doing so.
Three illegal massage parlors are shut down in the Town of Barnstable following a sting operation, dune nourishment is underway on Sandy Neck, plus it’s been a record breaking week for turtle strandings on Cape Cod.
David Vieira is a great conversationalist. As a local native and the state representative representing half of Falmouth, that skill comes in very handy as he makes his way around the district, advocating for and conversing with constituents he has known all of his life and those he has known all of a day.
I am a little ahead of time with calling 2014 over when we have a few weeks left. I don't want to get busy with Christmas, New Years, and the running around with selling our home, to forget to thank all my followers and readers of my books. Without all of you, my name, writing, and message would not be known. If I touched a few hearts out of the year, God's been good to the both of us.
In the movie The Judge, in jury selection involving a murder charge against his father (Robert Duvall, The Judge) Robert Downey Jr. uses an old tactic. He asks the jury pool who has a bumper sticker on their car, and then makes decisions based upon the bumper stickers disclosed by the potential jurors. Simplistic; yes; off the wall, no.
Tis the season for light shows and holiday decorations. So do you do the holiday decorations? Do you do one tree or do you do more, and is your tree a mish mash of collected ornaments or is yours a themed tree. Do you cover every branch with an ornament or and or lights or do you like your tree nicely decorated but not cluttered. And finally what do you put on the top of your tree, something small and has been around for years or do you do a more modern topper? Do you you do the same tree year after year or do you rotate themes?
We find out what consumers need to know to protect themselves during this holiday season, Hyannis Main Street is gearing up for it’s annual holiday stroll, and the town is looking ahead to prepare for a strong financial future.
MEPA to pay a visit to Barnstable, BPD receiving a slew of grants, and changes ahead at the Barnstable Transfer Station. These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.