• Cape Cod October 7, 2022 9:51 pm

    Cape Cod Boy Welcomed Home After Months in Hospital Following Water Rescue

    A young Cape Cod boy got a huge welcome when he got home after spending more than three months in the hospital. On June 26, 5-year-old Zohaib “Little Z” Malik Mohammed went missing at Snake Pond Beach in the Forestdale section of Sandwich, Massachusetts. He was soon found unresponsive underwater. When first responders arrived at the scene, people on the…

  • YMCA October 7, 2022 11:45 pm

    7 Kids Taken to Hospital After Hazmat Exposure at Cape Cod YMCA

    Seven kids were taken to the hospital after they were exposed to hazardous fumes at a Cape Cod YMCA on Friday, according to fire officials. The children were exposed to muriatic acid fumes after a hazardous materials spill at the Barnstable YMCA on Iyannough Road, fire officials said. They were having trouble breathing and were taken to the hospital to…

  • politics September 30, 2022 7:32 pm

    Meet Your Rep: Kip Diggs From Barnstable

    He was once a welterweight champion. But Kip Diggs doesn’t spend much time boxing anymore.  “I don’t miss it, because of course, I don’t want to get punched,” he said. But he’s happy to see a younger generation developing the necessary work ethic and discipline.  These days, the fight for Diggs plays out on Beacon Hill where he is a...

  • Barnstable September 26, 2022 12:01 pm

    School Bus, Dump Truck Crash on Cape Cod, Sending Drivers to Hospital

    A school bus driver was seriously injured when the vehicle crashed with a small dump truck on Cape Cod Monday morning, police said. No students were on board the bus in the crash on River Road in Barnstable, local police said. Its driver is expected to survive, and the driver of the dump truck had minor injuries. The front end…

  • Barnstable September 6, 2022 11:22 am

    Ballot Vault Issue Delays Voting in Barnstable

    If needed, Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin will seek a court order allowing polls to stay open later than 8 p.m. in Barnstable, a news release from his office said.

  • Barnstable September 6, 2022 11:42 pm

    Primary Ballots Locked Inside Vault in Barnstable for Hours, Voting Extended

    A Cape Cod town clerk had to print emergency paper ballots for the Massachusetts primary elections Tuesday after a mechanical issue with a vault locked election ballots away for hours in the morning. The Barnstable town’s clerk office unsuccessfully tried to open the vault that holds the election ballots at around 4:15 a.m. ahead of polls opening at 7...

  • hyannis September 2, 2022 7:26 pm

    Man Kills Wife, Then Himself, at Hyannis Home With Their Children Inside, DA Says

    Authorities are investigating a murder-suicide at a home in Hyannis overnight after two people were found dead inside an area home. Luis Castro Jr. is believed to have fatally stabbed his wife, Aline De Lima Ferreira De Castro, then hanged himself, according to the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s Office. Barnstable police received a 911 call around 2:48 a.m. asking…

  • Cape Cod August 17, 2022 2:46 am

    Teen Motorcyclist Killed in Cape Cod Hit-and-Run; Truck Driver Facing OUI Charges

    Barnstable police allege Richard Collins, 71, was driving drunk at the time of the crash and took off from the scene without identifying himself as police performed CPR on the 18-year-old motorcyclist who later died.

  • Cape Cod July 4, 2022 12:10 am

    Man Airlifted Off Cape Cod After Boat Propeller Cut His Leg

    A man was flown to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after a boat propeller cut his leg Sunday on Cape Cod. Fire officials say the leg of a 31-year-old man was lacerated after he was struck by the propeller in Barnstable Harbor. The Barnstable Fire Department requested a medical helicopter. The man was taken by ambulance to Beth Israel Hospital…

  • Massachusetts June 30, 2022 12:39 am

    Teen Rescued From Water at Beach on Cape Cod

    A 15-year-old who was having trouble swimming was rescued by three other teens at a beach in the Centerville section of Barnstable, Massachusetts Wednesday. Centerville Fire Department officials said the three teens, who are from Red Hook, New York, were fishing from the bridge when they spotted the victim struggling in the river near Craigville Beach. Two of the teens…

  • Barnstable Police June 1, 2022 12:15 am

    Cape Cod Man Appears In Court After Alleged School Shooting Threat

    A Cape Cod man accused of threatening to commit a school shooting appeared in court Tuesday. Justin Moreira, 29, of Hyannis, was taken into custody without incident at his home on Saturday, according to police in Barnstable, Massachusetts. The department says it received several reports about a Facebook post in which he allegedly threatened a shooting at an unnamed school….

  • Barnstable Police May 29, 2022 10:52 pm

    Cape Cod Man, 29, Arrested for Threatening to Commit School Shooting: Police

    A Cape Cod man was arrested this weekend after police received several reports about one of his Facebook posts in which he allegedly threatened to commit a school shooting at an unnamed location. Justin Moreira, 29, of Hyannis, was taken into custody at his home without incident on Saturday, Barnstable police said. Multiple people reported the concerning social media post…

  • Massachusetts State Police May 25, 2022 4:17 pm

    Mass. State Police Colonel's Son Faces Firearms Charges After February Incident

    The son of Massachusetts State Police Col. Christopher Mason is facing criminal firearm charges after an incident in February. Reid Mason did not comment Tuesday after Clerk Magistrate Keith McDonough found probable cause for charges of improper storage of firearms. In court Tuesday, Barnstable Police Lt. Joe Green said officers doing a security check outside of the 19th Hole Tavern…

  • Barnstable May 24, 2022 11:12 am

    ‘Date Rape' Drug Warning on Cape Cod

    Police in Barnstable are asking people to keep an eye on their cocktails after reports of people being drugged.

  • hyannis May 21, 2022 11:07 am

    Bomb Threat Called in at Hyannis Restaurant, Suspect Arrested

    Barnstable police arrived at the Fogo Brazilian Barbeque in Hyannis on Friday after receiving a call about a possible bomb threat. The call came after Eduardo Filho, 29, of Oaks Bluff, allegedly called the restaurant and told them he had left a travel bag there. Filho warned that if anyone touched the bag he would make it explode. Barnstable police…

  • Massachusetts March 7, 2022 11:17 am

    1 Dead Following Cape Cod House Fire

    One person has died following a fire that broke out at a home Sunday night in Marstons Mills, Massachusetts. A woman called 911 after she noticed the flames coming from the windows and spreading through the roof at 118 Lakeside Drive in the Marstons Mills section of Barnstable. She also attempted to alert anyone inside, fire officials said. A spokesman…

  • Barnstable February 26, 2022 6:12 pm

    Man Killed in Marstons Mills Crash

    A 19-year-old Cape Cod man was killed Friday night in what appears to be a weather-related crash, police said.

  • Barnstable Police February 26, 2022 9:50 pm

    19-Year-Old Cape Cod Man Dead After Work Van Collides With Tree

    A 19-year-old Cape Cod man was killed Friday night in what appears to be a weather-related crash, police said. Around 8:30 p.m., first responders were called to Race Lane in the Marstons Mills section of Barnstable after passersby reported a single motor vehicle crash. The Barnstable Police Department and the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department arrived on scene to find that…

  • Massachusetts December 5, 2021 9:04 am

    Car Engulfed in Flames in Hyannis Driveway

    A car burst into flames in a driveway in Hyannis early Sunday morning, briefly spreading to a house just as firefighters arrived. The fire, which began around 1 a.m. Sunday, was ultimately put out before spreading to the majority of the house or any other properties. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blaze or of any…

  • Barnstable September 3, 2021 3:01 pm

    Man Found in Barnstable Street Dies at Hospital, Police Investigating

    A man found unresponsive on a street in Barnstable, Massachusetts, early Friday morning later died, police said. Police are investigating the death of the man, identified as David J. Silva, a 42-year-old from the Cape Cod town. They didn’t say how they believe he died. Officers received a 911 call about Silva around 4 a.m. Friday morning, Barnstable police said….

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