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I use a variety of oils. Olive oil for salads, salad dressings and even washing my face like they do in Greece; grape seed oil for sautéing and roasting; coconut oil for cooking, baking, moisturizing and swishing; avocado oil for dressings and face washing. Depending on the recipe, pumpkin seed and walnut oils are delicious alternatives in salad dressings too. All are tasty and nutritious, but not the powerhouse of the oil I’ve recently discovered, red palm oil.
We have details about two great Halloween events for families this weekend on this episode of Barnstable Today.
I had the pleasure of speaking to Professor Deniz Leuenberger’s class on public finance and local government at Bridgewater State University last week. The students were eager and engaged, and responded to my somewhat pedestrian presentation on revenues, expenses, taxes and fees with some great questions and genuine interest.
School officials want feedback from parents when it comes to school start time, commercial fishermen conduct training exercises in Hyannis Harbor today, and we have details about the Barnstable High School drama club’s annual haunted house.
This past week was a wonderful week, on Tuesday after receiving the email we were privileged again to go and help with the Chardonnay harvest at Truro Winery. This year we seemed to have a larger group than last year and although the morning started out with a few clouds that was perfect not to get the day over heated, while clearing out to clear blue skies by the time we were wrapping up around noon.
Non-resident Sandy Neck stickers will cost more next summer, the School Committee is discussing a project that would upgrade the athletic fields at Barnstable High School, and the Barnstable Senior Center is getting help from two grants.
Many years ago, when people still used paper maps, I recall my excitement at the debut of the new edition of Butterworth Cape Cod Atlas & Guidebook. I was about 20 and this was a big deal, mostly because I am a map geek, and the release of a new map was akin to a blockbuster movie release. Also, this was not some far away land that was featured – it was of the Cape – and I am, for better or worse, a yokel.
Barnstable police nab a bank robber, Sandy Neck fees on the rise, and a water works project to begin this week on Yarmouth Road. These stories and more on our October 21, 2014 edition of Barnstable Today.
How Town Officials are making sure they have a protocol in place to deal with Ebola, a project to replace aging Barnstable Public School trailers could cost more than projected, and a new program will help nurses get their Bachelor’s degree right here on Cape Cod.