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Barnstable Today: Monday December 15, 2014

Barnstable Public Schools could soon be searching for a new Superintendent, town officials are looking for ways to fight the opiate crisis in our community, and a local museum looks to renew its lease.

Barnstable Today: Friday December 12, 2014

One town committee is looking for ways to reduce nitrogen in the town’s waterways, a local park project is delayed, and some cool beach gear will be available early next year.

Barnstable Today: Thursday December 11, 2014

Barnstable residents will soon have an easier time recycling at the Transfer Station, we have details on planned changes to traffic patterns on Route 28 in Hyannis, plus find out when the next flu shot clinic will be held in Barnstable.

When do you start planning & Apple Cucumber Salad

      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.

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Benefits of Buying in Bulk

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.

Barnstable Today: Tuesday December 9, 2014

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.

Conversation and Compromise - That's Good Government

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.

The End of 2014 is Near

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.