The national office of the Army Corps of Engineers has accepted the recommendation of the Corps’ New England District to replace the Bourne and Sagamore bridges. The projec…
A word of caution to homeowners with outdoor showers: Be careful how you set up a mirror inside the shower stall. The sun’s rays reflecting off a shower mirror caused the o…
As the Town of Bourne wrestles with the impact of COVID-19 on day to day operations, officials have announced that the Annual Town Election has been rescheduled to late June.
Rainbows have been popping up in windows around Bourne.
Two months ago, one of the likely sights greeting anyone taking an early evening drive down Main Street in Buzzards Bay was a full parking lot at the Mezza Luna Restaurant.…
The Bourne School Committee met virtually for the first time on Wednesday, March 26.
Former Bourne Fire Chief Martin Greene is taking his experience to an island. Martha’s Vineyard, to be exact. Chief Greene has been named interim fire chief in Oak Bluffs.
The unions for the Bourne Fire Department, the Bourne Police Department and employees in the Bourne Department of Public Works have decided not to move forward with organiz…
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation announced that the parking lot at Scusset Beach State Reservation in Sagamore will be closed as of noon Friday, …
Opening day for Bourne Scenic Park will be delayed further. Bourne Recreation Authority officials had hoped to have the park open next Friday, April 10. However, opening da…
Buzzards Bay resident Gary O. Maloney Jr. has run for a seat on the Bourne Board of Selectmen twice before, most recently six years ago. Back then, Mr. Maloney said, securi…
The TS Kennedy is currently undergoing maintenance in Alabama, but could be used to house healthcare workers during the pandemic.
As of Thursday, April 2, more than 11,000 people had signed an online petition to limit access to the Cape.
A race has emerged for the lone seat on the Bourne Board of Selectman up for grabs in this year’s Annual Town Election. Gary O. Maloney, Jr. of Nick Vedder Road in Buzzards…
Playgrounds and courts in Bourne are closed effective immediately to prevent gatherings in those areas.
The Reverend Nell Fields looked out over the pews of her immaculate little white church last Sunday, March 22, drew a deep breath and said, “I am going to start recording now.”
The coronavirus pandemic has led the Bourne Recreation Authority to postpone the opening of Bourne Scenic Park for two weeks.
The Bourne Public Schools have had a virtual spirit week on Facebook while the schools are closed.
A final extension has been approved for discontinuing use of the failed shared septic system on Savary Avenue in Sagamore Beach.
Money that was meant to pay the cost of pumping out the failed shared septic system on Savary Avenue in Sagamore Beach may instead be reallocated to pay for the system’s re…
Anyone interested in running for office in May's Annual Town Election has until 4:30 PM, Friday, March 27, to pull nomination papers.
Members of the Bourne community have been recording themselves reading stories to children.
A Buzzards Bay business has avoided a $1,000 fine for a tobacco sales violation. Sam’s Food Store was not fined because a report filed with the town was too confusing, offi…
Families with children who need food can pick up meals during the week at Bournedale Elementary School.
The Town of Bourne is considering the creation of a special new fund that would help pay for wastewater projects. As suggested, the money would be derived from a percentage…
The Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) residential recycling center will be closed on Sunday, April 12. Normal operating hours will resume on Monday, April 13.
Joint Base Cape Cod has been chosen as the site of a field hospital to treat coronavirus patients.
Huntington Ingalls Industries has purchased Hydroid Inc. of Pocasset. Hydroid builds unmanned underwater vehicles such as REMUS and Seaglider.
Housing Assistance Corporation received a dramatic influx of calls and emails asking for urgent assistance in the first week after Governor Charles D. Baker Jr. ordered the…
Barbara Cotton of Mashpee has been named executive director of the Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts Chapter of the Red Cross.
Market Basket has announced that it will implement new safety protocols in an effort to provide customer protection from COVID-19. The new measures went into effect as of T…
Cape Cod Young Professionals has appointed five new members to its board of directors and named new officers to the organization’s board executive committee.
The Friends of the Jonathan Bourne Public Library are sponsoring two $2,500 scholarships to help to high school seniors planning to attend an institution of higher education.
The Bourne Cultural Council has awarded $6,626 in grants to artistic and cultural projects and activities in the Bourne community.
With the coronavirus pandemic impacting Cape Cod, Massachusetts and the nation, Heroes In Transitions (HIT) has decided to postpone the fifth annual Ruck4HIT, moving it fro…
Due to overwhelming demand for drive-though testing this week, Cape Cod Healthcare has amended its policy regarding testing. As of March 20, tests will only be conducted on…
The Community Health Center of Cape Cod is expanding telehealth and virtual appointments to meet the needs of patients and reduce the risk of community exposure to the new …
James (Jay) McMahon III (R-Bourne), candidate for the Massachusetts State Senate, called for an immediate meals tax holiday for when restaurants reopen.
The Integrated Solid Waste Management facility has announced modified operations at the Residential Recycling Center in response to the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.
The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year committee is seeking nominations for the Cape Cod woman who has made significant contributions in the arts, business, education, com…
Susan Moran, candidate for the Plymouth-Barnstable state Senate seat is immediately suspending all in person direct voter contact.
Services have been cancelled at First Church of Christ for the next two Sundays—March 15 and 22.
Heroes In Transition’s fifth annual Ruck4HIT is eight weeks away, but the business community is already stepping up to show its support of the relay race in creative ways.
Starting with the 2020-2021 school year, St. John Paul II High School, St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School and St. Margaret Primary School will offer full-time direct spe…
Falmouth Academy students had a strong showing at the South Shore Regional Science Fair held at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, March 7. Ten of the fifteen projec…
The VFW Aptucxet Post 5988 in Bourne will hold a traditional St. Patrick's Day dinner on March 17 from 2 PM until supplies run out. Cost is $12 per person.
A concert showcasing all of the concert bands in the Bourne schools will take place on Tuesday, March 10.
The Bourne Community Engagement Committee has voted to offer a $250 cash prize to the winner of the logo contest.
The Otis Civilian Advisory Council invites all eligible applicants to apply for one of four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Boat Guy, Inc., located on MacArthur Boulevard in Cataumet, recently received the Honda Environmental Leadership Award and has been recognized by American Honda Motor C…
- Army Corps Closing Canal Facilities To Public Due To Virus
- The 'Shop' Must Go On
- Candidates Still Need To Take Out Nomination Papers For Bourne Election
- Bourne Planners Approve Addition To Aptucxet VFW Post
- Upper Cape Retailers Adapt To Virus Crisis
- Cataumet Farm Club Determined To Stay Open
- Bourne Changes Recycling Collection Schedule
- Bourne Schools To Provide Online Academic Resources
- Grand Jury Indicts Brockton Man Arrested In Bourne
- Two-Car Crash On Scenic Highway Sends Two To Hospital
- Bourne Police And Fire Departments Respond To Virus Outbreak
- Coronavirus Case Confirmed In Bourne Senior Community; Patient In Intensive Care
- Town Meeting In Bourne Delayed Due To Coronavirus
- Bourne School Employees To Get Paid During Closure
- Modifications To ISWM Operations Due To Coronavirus Announced
- Bourne Man Arrested On Fentanyl Trafficking Charges
- Bourne Municipal Buildings Closed
- Bourne Police And Fire Respond To Car Crash
- Bourne Public Library Proves Its Worth
- Mass Maritime Academy Moves To Online Learning Format
- Administrator Wants Answers Before Gardner Bridge Repairs Move Forward
- Upper Cape Tech Closed
- Bourne Schools Close For Two Weeks
- Sturgis Charter School To Remain Closed Through March 27
- Teen Hurt In Rollover Crash Near Sagamore Bridge
- Bourne Hopes To Staff Two Beaches With Lifeguards This Summer
- Teen Arrested Driving Stolen Loader On Scenic Highway
- Buzzards Bay Brewing Close To Opening Full Time
- Town Approves Pruning, Pathway Agreement With Hampton Inn
- Sturgis Cancels School On Friday