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I didn’t sleep much last night, but finally for a good reason. I spent Monday evening in my town meeting where Mashpee voters acted unanimously to authorize the expenditure of $54 million to begin implementing the Mashpee Clean Water Plan. There is a lot there to...
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Poisons kill. Duh

A story this weekend about efforts to prevent one juvenile owl from succumbing to the rat poison that killed its parents and sibling struck a chord with me. Combined with learning last week from APCC’s own Associate Director Kristin Andres that it takes 5,000...
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71 Million Reasons to Smile

Every now and again the stars align and something transformative happens and the world shifts. That happened last week when the board of the Cape and Islands Water Protection Trust made its first ever allocation of funds to 8 Cape towns, awarding almost $71 million in...
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Machine Gun Range: What is next

We asked and you responded. At last count over 350 emails have been sent to Senators Warren and Markey and Congressman Keating calling upon them to oppose the proposed Machine Gun Range. The Guard Bureau’s proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) ignores the...
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Many Balls in the Air

Usually, I sit down to write these pieces knowing what I want to say because something has been bugging me or a topic seems ripe. Today I have struggled a bit to focus, not because there isn’t anything to talk about, but perhaps because there is so much that APCC is...
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Take a Minute

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” Audrey Hepburn The warmth of this past Saturday made it the first day it really seemed like spring on Cape Cod, at least until the cooling wind dropped the afternoon temperature. It was a day to appreciate the...