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NICKERSON STATE PARK

Travel the road to the upper campgrounds in Nickerson State Park and you may think for a moment that you have been magically transported to the Berkshire Hills or the piney woods of the Carolinas. Nowhere in sight are the sand dunes and salt marshes usually associated with Cape Cod. Instead, you are surrounded by woods that slope down to the banks of eight crystal clear fresh water ponds. Yet, if you walk or bicycle through the woods, you will find no rivers or streams feeding the ponds. These are “kettle ponds,” among more than 300 formed as glaciers retreated from the Cape over 10,000 years ago. Completely dependent on groundwater and precipitation, the water level in the ponds fluctuates from season to season and year to year.

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***  WATCH ***  YARMOUTH POLICE LOOKING FOR DRIVER WHO FLED AFTER CRASHING INTO TREE
Wednesday July 17, 2024
SOUTH YARMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS ?  [HN VIDEO NOTES]  ?  Yarmouth police officers responded to a single vehicle crash into a tree on Wampanoag Rd. last evening at around 11:45 p.m.  The first officer to arrive radioed that the ?operator took off? from the crash scene.  Responding cruisers began searching for the driver in the area, including a nearby apartment.  A Barnstable Police K9 unit responded to assist and began tracking to no avail.  The driver remained at large at the time of this report.  The YPD is investigating.  The following HN Video highlights the scene and includes police radio transmissions? [HN VIDEO ?  PRESS PLAY]  
***  WATCH ***  YARMOUTH PD INVESTIGATING CRASH AT ?FOUR CORNERS,? THREE HURT, TWO CARS HEAVILY DAMAGED?
Tuesday July 16, 2024
SOUTH YARMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS ? [HN VIDEO NOTES] ? Three people were hurt after two vehicles collided at the intersection known as ?Four Corners? (Rte. 28 & North Main Street) last evening. At around 11:30 p.m., police and firefighters were dispatched to what was initially described as being a three-vehicle crash with injuries? but it turned out to be just two vehicles involved. Both vehicles were heavily damaged, one struck a traffic light support pole. Three ambulances responded and three of the occupants were transported to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening. The entire intersection needed to be shut down and Route 28 traffic was diverted around the area while officials worked the scene. The Yarmouth PD is investigating the cause of the crash. The following HN Video highlights a very busy scene? HN NOTE: There were a number of other crashes in the Mid-Cape last evening, but the following crash was probably the worst in terms of injuries and damage? [HN VIDEO ? PRESS PLAY] ADDITIONAL HN SNAPSHOTS:   Above HN photo: A Barnstable Police patrolwoman demonstrates part of a field sobriety test this past weekend. The driver appears to have passed the test.       Above HN photos: Dennis Firefighters extinguished a dryer fire late Sunday evening, preventing the flames from extending further. The appliance was removed from the house. Smoke detectors were sounding when HN arrived on scene. A family with young children managed to safely evacuate. From the out-of-state vehicles parked in the driveway, it appears the family may have been here visiting on vacation?     Above HN photo: A man was banged up during a fight on Main Street in Hyannis late last evening. Hyannis FD responded to treat the man's injuries. Barnstable police remained on scene for a period of time to keep the peace.       Above HN photos: While listening to Coltrane, a friend stopped by on a regular visit and began sipping air conditioner condensation runoff before being told not to? out near the airport in Hyannis, early this morning, during the wee hours when the rest of the downtown nuthouse was finally quiet and sound asleep.   P.S. ? Today's Hytown Vignette is a brought to you by John Coltrane?  [CLICK IT/CRANK IT! HEADPHONES ABSOLUTELY OBLIGATORY!]  
Two cars collide with one striking a utility pole in Yarmouth
Tuesday July 16, 2024
YARMOUTH ? Two vehicles reportedly collided sending one of them into a utility pole in Yarmouth. It happened sometime before 11:30 PM Monday at the ?four corners? of Route 28, North Main Street and Old Main Street. One person was transported to Cape Cod Hospital for evaluation. Route 28 was closed in the area. Yarmouth [?] The post Two cars collide with one striking a utility pole in Yarmouth appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Affordable Housing Lottery Opens In West Dennis
Monday July 15, 2024
WEST DENNIS ? The Town of Yarmouth is notifying residents of an affordable housing opportunity along Route 28 as the Cape Cod Ready Renters Program is accepting applications to rent one of six affordable apartments at Trotting Park Village at 775 Main Steet in West Dennis. Locally owned Sand Dollar Customs redeveloped the 24-unit property, [?] The post Affordable Housing Lottery Opens In West Dennis appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Mass Audubon Highlights Safe Boating As Dead Sea Turtles Found With Vessel Scars In Regional Waters
Monday July 15, 2024
SOUTH YARMOUTH ? In a grim development, Mass Audubon is asking boaters to use caution following the discovery of ten dead loggerhead turtles on the beaches and in local waters off the coastlines of the Cape and Islands so far this summer, at least five of which died from vessel strike wounds. The organization reminds [?] The post Mass Audubon Highlights Safe Boating As Dead Sea Turtles Found With Vessel Scars In Regional Waters appeared first on CapeCod.com.
BREAKING: Car crashes into house in Yarmouth
Sunday July 14, 2024
YARMOUTH ? A vehicle reportedly struck two parked cars before crashing into a house in Yarmouth. It happened about 8 AM Sunday on Long Pond Drive at Winslow Gray Road. EMTs evaluated the driver for unknown injuries. A building inspector was called to check the damage. Yarmouth Police are investigating the incident. Further details were [?] The post BREAKING: Car crashes into house in Yarmouth appeared first on CapeCod.com.
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