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Barnstable Today: Friday, November 7, 2014

We recap Thursday's Town Council meeting - on this episode of Barnstable Today.


Remember our Veterans

My Husband, Al, and I went to a Veteran’s dinner this week, and I heard a poem that actually brought me to tears. It may be long, but I have to share this. Read it slowly and take in the words.

I Am a Veteran
by Andrea C. Brett

You may not know me the first time we meet
I’m just another you see on the street
But I am the reason you walk and breathe free
I am the reason for your liberty

I am a Veteran

Barnstable Today: Thursday November 6th, 2014

We get details about what's on the agenda for tonight's Town Council Meeting on this episode of Barnstable Today.

Hold on or Move on & Gale at Sea Cocktail

       Well the time has changed and sunset will continue to go backwards until sometime along the first week of December where it will bottom out at 4:11pm. Oh to bask and slumber in the summer rays of sunshine, where temperature lows are greater than our daily highs. The beaches waft with the fragrance of suntan lotion and the sounds of little kids playing at the waters edge. Today, you might see a few seasoned hardy salty souls on a good day with their labradors and retrievers frolicking about.

America started here, 394 years ago

This painting, The Mayflower at Sea by Gilbert Margeson, gives an idea of the peril the Pilgrims faced in attempting to cross the Atlantic in a leaky, old wine vessel in the Fall of 1620.(Photo courtesy of the Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth.)

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Barnstable Today: November 5, 2014

"Barnstable This Morning" host Sarah Colvin and Barnstable Special Projects Coordinator Len Gobeil break down the 2014 mid term election results - on this episode of Barnstable Today.

Barnstable Today: November 4, 2014

Polls are open; the Recreation Commission discusses a boatbuilding course; Town Council Roads Subcommittee continues talks on private road repairs. These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.

Barnstable Today: Monday, November 3, 2014

Election information, school start times discussed, and windy weather whips through Barnstable: These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.

Bill and Vinny - People Over Politics

Tim Madden and Dave Vieira get it. The two state representatives whose districts encompass a portion of Falmouth come from different communities, different backgrounds, and hold differing political philosophies. However, their interests and their service to the community converge on one important concept—the service component of public service.