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Barnstable Today: Friday February 13, 2015

Shellfish could help remove nitrogen from waterways in Barnstable, it’s time to turn in those marina and mooring waitlist renewals, and find out why Sandy Neck staff are seeing an increase in sea bird strandings.
These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.

Thieves Oil To The Rescue!

After speaking with one of my teacher friends who was frustrated at getting one cold after another from her students despite taking every precaution to keep germs from spreading, including Clorox wipes, I decided to repost my entry about Thieves Oil, an amazing non-toxic germ-killing spray! It is that time of year!

Barnstable Today: Thursday February 12, 2015

Officials hold off on a project to build a new rail platform for the CapeFLYER in Bourne, town marina and mooring waitlist renewals are due next week, and we learn more about a new conference for women on Cape Cod. These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.

Coping with this Cape Winter & Scalloped Turnips

      Welcome to the land of the ice and snow where the,, oh what the heck first we don't get the midnight suns and there are hot springs flowing, and if we had any they would most likely be frozen right now. Oh what a beautiful morning oh what a beautiful day, I've got a funny feeling snow i-s coming our way, surprise! I just hear that the St Patrick's day parade is just 3 weeks away here on Cape Cod and I have to tell you the first thing that went through my mind was I wonder if the snow will be melted by then.

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Barnstable Today: Wednesday February 11, 2015

A bond purchase is going to save Barnstable some cash, hotels will not need to hire certified lifeguards to staff pools, and find out how the nasty winter weather is affecting the real estate market. These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.

Dear Mother Nature

Dear Mother Nature:

 We in New England apologize. We apologize for the success of the NE Patriots and all the other championships (special mention for Brady, Wilfork, Edelman, Gronk and Butler) for our first class educational institutions; for the beauty of the Cape and Islands to northern Maine, etc, etc.

Barnstable Today: Tuesday February 10, 2015

The Planning Board is mixed on proposed changes to zoning on Rt. 132, the Community Preservation Committee approves funding for further renovations to Old Town Hall, and we get the latest news from the Barnstable Police Department with Chief Paul MacDonald. These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today. 

Barnstable Today: Monday February 9, 2015

A grand jury returns six indictments following the drug bust at the Shanghai restaurant in Hyannis, state leaders consider changes to educational funding, and some high school students are getting college credit, we’ll tell you how. These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.