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Barnstable Today: Tuesday September 23, 2014

A tragic shed fire in Hyannis takes the life of an eight-year-old boy, a grant will help the Barnstable Police Department pay for necessary equipment, and find out what town officials are doing to prepare for the impacts of climate change.

Barnstable Today: Monday, September 22, 2014

We cover Barnstable's successful 375 Town Picnic, on this episode of Barnstable Today.


Missing Afghans Caught

Soldiers Were Trying To Sneak Into Canada

Stop worrying, y'all.... the three missing Afghan soldiers were captured as they tried to cross the border into Canada. They were seeking asylum.

Details are scarce, but they aren't going to blow up the Sagamore Bridge or anything.

It's funny... our latest immigration problem is illegals trying to sneak OUT of America. 

Three Afghan Soldiers Missing From Joint Base Cape Cod

Three Afghan Army Soldiers Flee Training at JBCC...


The National Guard has announced that three Afghanistan National Army soldiers have fled a training exercise being held at the Joint Base:Cape Cod. That's right here in Bourne, folks!

Scallop Festival Blues

Falmouth Fiendishly Foists Food Fest! 

This weekend brings us the annual Scallop Festival, with all of the prestige and revenue that accompanies it. It really is the last blast of summer, and it's nice to see our old friend return to... Falmouth???

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Wandering At Sea Level

Graves Light, Boston Harbor

Bearing due west at 15 miles, I caught sight of a single flashing light in the darkness. I’d seen it plenty of times, but still wasn’t sure, not having a chart handy.

“What are those four lights in a row to the right of it?” my companion asked.

“Chatham Bars Inn. Just up Shore Road. Those are the lights on the top floor,” I said.

Barnstable Today: Thursday September 18, 2014

Find out what’s on the agenda for tonight’s Town Council meeting, Barnstable Police open a new sub-station, and the Wings of Freedom tour returns to Barnstable Municipal Airport.

Mom & Shellfish Memories / Macaroni Shrimp Salad

      Already the sun is setting much earlier than it was Labor Day, the air is substantially cooler and I don't think I have mowed the lawn since the last week of August. Great on my electric bill since I have a plug in mower, I don't mow and I don't have to worry about the electric bill. Still looking for a way to afford the Scallop Festival but just don't think it's going to work again this year, really bits cause the weather looks like it is going to be outstanding. Besides saving my pennies for the Oyster Festival in October.

Barnstable Today: Wings of Freedom

We take you inside the Wings of Freedom Tour that is now at the Barnstable Municipal Airport and talk with WWII Veterans about their experiences.