Bourne Bridge lane restrictions set to start on Monday, March 25
Mar19

Bourne Bridge lane restrictions set to start on Monday, March 25

Maintenance work on the Bourne Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., is scheduled to start, weather permitting, on Monday, March 25, 2019 and continue through about May 23, 2019, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District officials. During the work, travel over the Bourne Bridge will be reduced from two lanes in each direction to ONE WIDER 12-FOOT LANE IN EACH DIRECTION. State and local...

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Substance Use Drop-In Night Returns to Community Health Center of Cape Cod in Mashpee
Mar19

Substance Use Drop-In Night Returns to Community Health Center of Cape Cod in Mashpee

The Community Health Center of Cape Cod is pleased to announce that it will again host the Mashpee Substance Use Drop-In Nights, held on the first Tuesday of every month from 4-7 p.m. The Substance Use Drop-In Night was launched by the Mashpee Substance Use Task Force in June 2018 to provide treatment options, counseling and education to individuals and families struggling with substance use and addiction. The program has been very...

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Lyme Awareness of Cape Cod 5th Annual Bowling Tournament
Mar19

Lyme Awareness of Cape Cod 5th Annual Bowling Tournament

At the Lanes Bowl and Bistro Mashpee Commons Sunday, March 24 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM $50 per person/$300 for team of six Includes bowling & pizza, buffet Cash Bar. Dress as your favorite Super Hero or Super Villian. Prize for the best costume! Food and Fun, Raffle and Door Prizes all to benefit Lyme Awareness of Cape Cod. Call to register at 508-477-7896 or drop by at 17D Trinity Place in...

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H-2B Coalition Survey from the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
Mar19

H-2B Coalition Survey from the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the New England Seasonal Business Coalition, is sharing the following information and we are asking Cape Cod companies to participate in the survey below. The National Association of Landscape Professionals has put together a survey in an effort to record and share with policymakers the negative impacts being felt as a result of the status quo with the H-2B cap. Please click here to...

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The Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce presents Loretta LaRoche
Mar19

The Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce presents Loretta LaRoche

“Lighten Up!” March 21st Loretta LaRoche, a pioneer in the field of stress management for using humor as a coping mechanism, now brings you a joyous celebration: “Lighten Up” This is a celebration to rejoice Loretta’s work that spans over 35 years of teaching and “lightening up” the stress in the world one person at a time. Town Place Suites Rosebrook Event Centre 50 Rosebook Place Wareham, MA...

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It’s Spring, Start Your Garden Now!
Mar19

It’s Spring, Start Your Garden Now!

Few gardening pursuits are as rewarding as growing your flowers and vegetables from seed. For centuries, New England gardeners and farmers alike have embarked on their labor of love early on the season. The goal: to sow their seeds indoors while patiently awaiting the arrival of warm weather. Stop in to browse our selection of Botanical Interest Seeds, our Garden Shops are stocked with hundreds of varieties… many USDA Certified...

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Mashpee Rotary Corridor Study Listening Sessions
Mar19

Mashpee Rotary Corridor Study Listening Sessions

Thursday April 11, 2019 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Mashpee Public Library Event Room 64 Steeple Street, Mashpee, MA Cape Cod Commission and Town of Mashpee staff will be holding two public listening sessions to discuss the Mashpee Rotary Corridor Study. The listening sessions, to be held on Thursday, April 11 at the Mashpee Public Library Event Room (64 Steeple Street, Mashpee, MA) at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., will include an overview of project...

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Chair Yoga at Acupuncture & Associated Therapies
Mar19

Chair Yoga at Acupuncture & Associated Therapies

Starts this week… Chair Yoga Class Fri March 22 10 am – 11 am Chair yoga is perfect for anyone, whether you are new to yoga or more experienced. It allows the practice of yoga to be accessible to all bodies, regardless of ability, size, age, or physical condition. It utilizes the chair as well as standing poses without having to get on the floor. We will focus on the whole body and include stretching, strengthening and...

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Special Reception at Highfield Hall & Gardens
Mar14

Special Reception at Highfield Hall & Gardens

Small Works ART Reception at Highfield Hall and Gardens March 16th from 2PM to 4PM 58 Highfield Drive, Falmouth The works can also be seen during March by calling 508-495-1878 50 WORKS BY OIL PAINTERS Andrew Newman Kat O’Connor Susan White Brown Nicole Peters Maureen Vezina Michele Poirier-Mozzone Martinas Andrius Jake Munoz Judi Goudreau Small Works Art is a new company dedicated to making petite, quality paintings accessible...

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Route 151 Corridor and Related Improvements
Mar14

Route 151 Corridor and Related Improvements

Design Public Hearing Thursday, March 21st 7:00 p.m. Mashpee Public Library 64 Steeple Street Read more

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NY Times Best-Selling Author Casey Sherman to Grand Marshall Cape Abilities ‘ Harbor Walk in May!
Mar14

NY Times Best-Selling Author Casey Sherman to Grand Marshall Cape Abilities ‘ Harbor Walk in May!

Hyannis, March 14, 2019 – Nearly 1,000 walkers – Cape Abilities participants, their family members, guardians, professional staff, and dedicated community partners – will walk side-by-side on Saturday, May 18, along the beautiful 2.2 mile Hyannis Harbor, and then return to the Hyannis Village Green for entertainment, games, food samplings, live music! This year’s Harbor Walk is a celebration of more than 50...

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Four New Affordable Homes in Marstons Mills
Mar14

Four New Affordable Homes in Marstons Mills

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod Invites the Public to the Dedication of Four New Affordable Homes Yarmouth Port, March 12, 2019 – Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod announces the dedication of four homes at Dickinson Drive in Marstons Mills. The public is invited to the home dedication ceremony, which will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 4:00 PM, to thank sponsors, community donors, and volunteers and to celebrate the...

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CHC Hires Director of Optometry and Expands Optometry Services
Mar14

CHC Hires Director of Optometry and Expands Optometry Services

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod is excited to welcome Dr. Thomas Andrea OD, FAAO as Director of Optometry Services. Dr. Andrea, a resident of Sandwich, most recently served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the New England School of Optometry and as an Attending Optometrist at the Lynn Community Health Center. Dr. Andrea received his Doctor of Optometry (OD) from the New England College of Optometry (NECO) in Boston...

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Drop-in Night, First Tuesday of Every Month
Mar14

Drop-in Night, First Tuesday of Every Month

Mashpee’s Substance Use Drop-in Night Meets the First Tuesday of Every Month. Providing substance use information, education, and treatment resources options from local organizations. If you, or someone you know, needs help or wants information, please stop by! All are welcome, no RSVP required. When: The first Tuesday of each month from 4 to 7 pm. Update: Beginning April, Drop-in Night will be held at the Community Health...

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2019 Citizen of the Year Nomination Forms Now Available
Mar14

2019 Citizen of the Year Nomination Forms Now Available

2019 Citizen of the Year Nomination Forms Now Available Please submit your ballot by April 10th in designated ballot boxes (at Mashpee Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center, Mashpee Town Hall, and third location to be announced soon) or by mail to Mashpee Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 1245, Mashpee, MA 02649  Download the form here: Citizen of the Year Ballot 2019 Business Citizen of the Year Criteria:  A businessperson whose leadership...

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CCB Media is holding a free digital seminar on March 21st at the Cape Codder
Mar13

CCB Media is holding a free digital seminar on March 21st at the Cape Codder

CCB Media is holding a free digital seminar on March 21st at the Cape Codder. Limited seating available, register here to book your seat: https://www.capecod.com/rsvp/ Three convenient times are available: 8:00 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Come Learn About These Cutting Edge Tools! Limited Seating Available! Register, and you’ll: Learn how to get your business in front of more potential customers Learn how to deliver direct mail...

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Long Meadow Ranch Wine Dinner
Mar12

Long Meadow Ranch Wine Dinner

The Hall family and Long Meadow Ranch artisans produce elegant, balanced wines, that express authentic varietal character and the terroir of their distinctive properties by employing diversified, sustainable and certified organic methods. Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:30 pm $75 pp Guest Speaker: Heath Burney M.S. Walker, Inc. LES VINS Long Meadow Ranch Winery Gravlax, House Cured Salmon Honey Grapefruit Shaved Fennel Long Meadow Ranch...

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Cape Cod Child Development Announces Transition Plan
Mar12

Cape Cod Child Development Announces Transition Plan

Affiliation with JTEC will improve programming and stabilize organization’s future Hyannis, MA, March 8, 2019- After months of reflection and deliberation, the Board of Cape Cod Child Development Program has chosen to enter into a management and affiliation agreement with Job Training and Employment Corporation. The Hyannis based organization is a private non-profit corporation that administers both federal and state workforce...

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Cape Cod Academy Students to Perform “The Music Man”
Mar12

Cape Cod Academy Students to Perform “The Music Man”

March 8, 2019…Cape Cod Academy (CCA) students will be performing The Music Man, an all-American classic next weekend. Performances will take place in the school’s auditorium in Osterville on Friday, March 15th and Saturday, March 16th at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 17th at 2:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $10.00 for general admission and $5.00 for students and senior citizens. Tickets can be purchased at the door. What: The Music Man, a...

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The Blue Falcon Theatre Company presents The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Mar07

The Blue Falcon Theatre Company presents The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The Blue Falcon Theatre Company presents The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee March 22nd and 23rd at 7 pm March 24th at 2 pm At the Victoria L. Vieira Performing Arts Center at Mashpee Middle-High School Auditorium. Directed and choreographed by Melissa Hallett. Vocal direction by Liesl Keller. Band Direction by Kirs...

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Cape Abilities Free Sensory Film Series Presents: Flushed Away
Mar07

Cape Abilities Free Sensory Film Series Presents: Flushed Away

Don’t Miss Our Next Free Sensory Film Series screening!! SATURDAY, March 16th! Cape Abilities is thrilled to continue its great partnership with the Chatham Orpheum Theater in Chatham to present free, monthly sensory movie screenings devoted specifically to individuals with disabilities and their families. *** Our Series continues with a free screening of “Flushed Away”! featuring the voices of Hugh Grant, Kate...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s Dr. Theresa Guanci Wins Massachusetts Dental Society’s 10 Under 10 Award
Feb28

Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s Dr. Theresa Guanci Wins Massachusetts Dental Society’s 10 Under 10 Award

News Release For immediate release: February 26, 2019 For more information, contact: Christopher Ellis, Director of Organizational Advancement (508) 477-5990 www.chcofcapecod.org Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s Dr. Theresa Guanci Wins Massachusetts Dental Society’s 10 Under 10 Award Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod congratulates Theresa Guanci, DMD, on winning Massachusetts Dental Society’s (MDS) prestigious 10...

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Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod Looking for Volunteers
Feb28

Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod Looking for Volunteers

We’re looking for volunteers to help with a mailing this Friday, March 1, at the main office (460 West Main Street, Hyannis). We’ll work from 9:00-2:00, stuffing envelopes and putting on address labels. If you’re available, you have the option to come for the whole time, or any part of it that fits your schedule. If you can help, fantastic! Just give me a ring at the number below, or email me at Volunteer@HAConCapeCod.org, to...

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MassDOT Canal Transportation Study Update from Canal Region Chamber of Commerce
Feb28

MassDOT Canal Transportation Study Update from Canal Region Chamber of Commerce

On Wednesday, February 13th MassDot presented potential roadway improvements involving the Sagamore and Bourne Bridges. They touched on how these case studies would work individually and in conjunction with one another, as well as, their overall impact on traffic operations. The purpose of this conceptual planning study is to identify existing and future multi-modal transportation deficiencies and needs around the Cape Cod Canal area....

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Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod  Affordable Home for Purchase in Mashpee
Feb26

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod Affordable Home for Purchase in Mashpee

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF CAPE COD APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE Click on the image to download form. 1 Affordable Home for Purchase: to be built on Degrass Road in Mashpee House price: 3-bedroom: $150,000 Estimated monthly payment: 3-bedroom: $700 Persons considering applying are strongly encouraged to attend an applicant information meeting: Applications may be obtained at: • Application information sessions • Online www.habitatcapecod.org...

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The Long Meadow Ranch Wine Dinner: Celebrate the Napa Valley at Bleu
Feb21

The Long Meadow Ranch Wine Dinner: Celebrate the Napa Valley at Bleu

The Hall family and Long Meadow Ranch artisans produce elegant, balanced wines, that express authentic varietal character and the terroir of their distinctive properties by employing diversified, sustainable and certified organic methods. When: Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:30 pm How Much: $75 pp Who: Guest Speaker: Heath Burney M.S. Walker, Inc. Where: BLEU 10 Market Street Mashpee Commons Mashpee, MA Call to reserve today: 508.539.7907...

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The Club at New Seabury hires new Director of Membership
Feb21

The Club at New Seabury hires new Director of Membership

Mashpee, MA – The Club at New Seabury has named Bob Higgins Director of Membership. A veteran in the hospitality industry, Bob has spent 12 years in roles ranging from Director of Membership to General Manager. He started his career in hospitality at New Seabury in 2003, developing and executing a comprehensive membership drive that resulted in more than 300 new members in a five year period then experienced similar successes at Ocean...

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CCB Media Free Digital Seminar
Feb21

CCB Media Free Digital Seminar

CCB Media is holding a free digital seminar on March 21st at the Cape Codder. Limited seating available, register here to book your seat: https://www.capecod.com/rsvp/ Three convenient times are available: 8:00 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Come Learn About These Cutting Edge Tools! Limited Seating Available! Register, and you’ll:  Learn how to get your business in front of more potential customers  Learn how to deliver direct mail...

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Member Movie Night to Feature “The Favourite” at Cotuit Center for the Arts
Feb21

Member Movie Night to Feature “The Favourite” at Cotuit Center for the Arts

Cotuit Center for the Arts presents Member Movie Night on Saturday, March 2, at 7:30 PM. Yorgos Lanthimos’ award-winning 2018 film, “The Favourite,” will be shown. The movie is free to members and $5 for non-members. “’The Favourite’ is a wildly entertaining, bracingly cynical comedy of royal manners,” according to the New York Times. “It’s a farce with teeth.” Vulture wrote, “Though mostly twaddle as history, Yorgos Lanthimos’s ‘The...

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H-2B Update Puerto Rico Recruitment Playbook Available
Feb19

H-2B Update Puerto Rico Recruitment Playbook Available

Puerto Rico Recruitment Playbook Available As you know, we have established a relationship with organizations in Puerto Rico in order to assist Cape and Island businesses employ seasonal workforce. Recently we have coordinated with DLA Piper (Puerto Rico) LLC, a global law firm with attorneys in San Juan. They have prepared a playbook with the steps to obtain the authorization from the Office of Employment Service of the Puerto Rico...

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Home Buyer Applications are Open for Mashpee!
Feb19

Home Buyer Applications are Open for Mashpee!

Applications available for one new affordable Habitat for Humanity 3-bedroom home on Degrass Road in Mashpee Application deadline is Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Detailed information and application available HERE Persons considering applying are strongly encouraged to attend an applicant information meeting. Location: Mashpee Public Library, 64 Steeple Street, Mashpee, MA Date/Times: Saturday, March 2nd, 9:30 am | Monday, March 11th, 2:30...

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Mature Worker Job Fairs
Feb19

Mature Worker Job Fairs

Reserve your space today! Mature Worker Job Fairs Hyannis – March 21st Orleans – March 29th Two free Job Fairs open to all job seekers and featuring Mature Worker friendly employers. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm At MassHire Cape and Island Career Center in Hyannis. Friday, March 29, 2019, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm At Orleans Senior Center, 150 Rock Harbor Road, Orleans Participation is free to all...

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News and Updates from Mashpee Fitness
Feb19

News and Updates from Mashpee Fitness

Vote for Mashpee Fitness! It’s that time of year again! Time to vote for Cape Cod Life’s Best Of Cape Cod. If you love us, please vote Mashpee Fitness as your favorite “Gym/Exercise Studio” on Cape Cod. Help us bring home the GOLD! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019-best-of-survey We are now accepting applications for our Summer Internship Program! Internship opportunities are available at Cape Cod Rehab and...

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Camp Farley Outdoor Education Center hires a new Executive Director
Feb15

Camp Farley Outdoor Education Center hires a new Executive Director

Camp Farley Outdoor Education Center wishes to announce that they have hired a new Executive Director, Jacqueline Porro. Jacqueline has a long history with Camp Farley and is forging ahead with this new beginning while honoring all the best of Farley’s traditions. Plans for summer 2019 are well on their way. We are preparing an enriching and fun filled summer program. Registration is open and we hope you will sign up a lucky...

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Cape Cod Academy to Host College Admissions Workshop
Feb15

Cape Cod Academy to Host College Admissions Workshop

February 13, 2019…Osterville, MA… Cape Cod Academy (CCA), the only independent, co-educational, college preparatory school serving students from kindergarten to grade 12 on Cape Cod, is hosting a free College Admissions Workshop on Wednesday, February 27th on the school’s campus. Hosted by The University of Pennsylvania and Cape Cod Academy with a special guest from Trinity College Admissions, this workshop is free and open to the...

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Happy Healthy Hour with Breathing Room Yoga and Wellness
Feb14

Happy Healthy Hour with Breathing Room Yoga and Wellness

Breathing Room Yoga and Wellness have helped thousands of people make lasting improvements to their health and create healthier, more financially free lifestyles. You are invited to come and see what it’s all about! You might be looking for: more energy more lean muscle improved sleep weight wellness anti-aging If any of these resonate with you, then come and join us to find out how we can help. Samples, appetizers, wine and some fun...

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Cape & Islands reeling over new short-term rental tax
Feb14

Cape & Islands reeling over new short-term rental tax

February 12, 2019 The sudden passing of the new MA Lodging Tax for short-term rentals on the very eve of the busy booking season has caused significant disruption and confusion for homeowners and property managers on the Cape and Islands. Although vacationers will technically be paying the tax, homeowners and property managers have been thrust overnight into new logistical and financial burdens such as registration of their homes,...

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25% off Your Purchase at L. L. Bean in Mashpee
Feb13

25% off Your Purchase at L. L. Bean in Mashpee

L. L. Bean in Mashpee Commons is offering a store-wide promo that starts on Thursday, 2/14 and runs thru Tuesday, 2/19. 25% off {*some exclusions do apply} L. L. Bean  Outdoor Retail 888-660-1568 7 Market Street Mashpee Commons Mashpee, MA 02649 llbean.com/mashpee...

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New Chair Yoga Class Begins Fri March 22 at Acupuncture & Associated Therapies
Feb13

New Chair Yoga Class Begins Fri March 22 at Acupuncture & Associated Therapies

New Chair Yoga Class Begins Fri March 22 11 am – 12 noon At Acupuncture & Associated Therapies Deer Crossing Upper Level, 681 Falmouth Road, Mashpee, MA 02649 Chair yoga is perfect for anyone, whether you are new to yoga or more experienced. It allows the practice of yoga to be accessible to all bodies, regardless of ability, size, age, or physical condition. It utilizes the chair as well as standing poses without having to...

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Online Survey is open until March 6 – Cape Cod Regional Transportation Plan
Feb07

Online Survey is open until March 6 – Cape Cod Regional Transportation Plan

To help prepare the 2020 Cape Cod Regional Transportation Plan, the Cape Cod Commission has launched an online survey to collect public input. We are seeking public views on the plan’s goals and potential projects. The survey includes a set of demographic and preference questions and an online-mapping tool for respondents to indicate specific problem locations and potential solutions. The survey will be available for input until at...

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Nurture & Renew: Gentle Yoga and Au Coeur Meditation
Feb07

Nurture & Renew: Gentle Yoga and Au Coeur Meditation

5:00 PM to 6:15 PM – Tuesday Evenings beginning February 12th – $16 At the end of your busy day, you deserve time just for you! Join us for Nurture & Renew, featuring Gentle Yoga with Caleigh Carroll, certified Kind Yoga instructor and Au Coeur Meditation, with Douglas & Sheryll Reichwein, co-directors of Au Coeur Mind-Body Center. Bring your mat; leave your worries at the door. Caleigh offers a gentle Hatha as...

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Free Webinar: 6 Biggest Marketing Trends for 2019!
Feb07

Free Webinar: 6 Biggest Marketing Trends for 2019!

Spots are filling up fast, it’s not too late to reserve your space! Join us on Tuesday, February 12th at 8:30am CST/9: 30am EST for a free webinar as Gatehouse Media and ThriveHive share the top digital marketing trends you need to know to grow your business in 2019. Our experts will share the 6 biggest trends for 2019, including: • Google My Business • Video • Chatbot Optimization Don’t let your 2019 marketing goals slip...

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Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod 3rd Annual Rally the Alley Bowling Tournament
Feb05

Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod 3rd Annual Rally the Alley Bowling Tournament

Registration is now open. Visit the event website here for more information and to register. Prizes for the teams who have the Highest Fundraising Amount, Highest Score, Combined Fundraising and Score, AND Best Costume! This event will benefit Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod.

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New Kelley Foundation Nursing Scholarships Announced
Feb05

New Kelley Foundation Nursing Scholarships Announced

The Kelley Foundation Announces New Nursing Scholarships for Cape Cod Community College Students (Cape Cod, MA) – The Edward Bangs Kelley and Elza Kelley Foundation has announced a new scholarship fund which will support nursing students enrolled in the RN-BS program at Cape Cod Community College (CCCC). The program is a partnership between CCCC and the College of Nursing & Health Sciences at UMASS Boston, offering convenience...

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Listening Sessions on Paid Family and Medical Leave Regulations
Feb05

Listening Sessions on Paid Family and Medical Leave Regulations

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development will be holding public listening sessions with respect to draft regulations on the Department of Family and Medical Leave. We invite you to attend and share your comments on the implementation of the regulations. Hyannis Monday, February 11 10 a.m.–noon Cape Codder Resort, 1225 Iyannough Rd., Suite 1, JFK Ballroom You will have the opportunity to present public testimony...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Hosts Grand Opening of New Centerville Location
Feb05

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Hosts Grand Opening of New Centerville Location

Centerville – Community Health Center of Cape Cod hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Centerville office, located at 1185B Falmouth Road, on January 31. There was a great turnout of Board Members, donors, patients, staff, volunteers and community partners to officially open the new office. Community Health Center of Cape Cod Chief Executive Officer Karen Gardner welcomed the crowd and provided information about the Health...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Invites You to Join the Team!
Feb05

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Invites You to Join the Team!

We have plenty of opportunities for potential team members and volunteers to join us. Our career and volunteer opportunities are always changing, and there is a fit for individuals with a variety of background experiences! We are currently hiring for the following positions: • Primary Care Providers • Registered Nurses • Medical Assistants • IT Specialist • Senior Accountant • Patient Access Representative/Community Health Worker •...

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Massachusetts Department of Transportation Cape Cod Canal Study Update
Jan31

Massachusetts Department of Transportation Cape Cod Canal Study Update

We are pleased to announce that we have scheduled the fourth Public Informational Meeting for the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study, which will be held Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Admirals Hall on the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Campus in Buzzards Bay, Bourne. Directional signs will be posted. The Study Team will present a summary of the traffic analyses, cost estimates, and the draft study...

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Upper Cape Chapter Meeting Reminder
Jan29

Upper Cape Chapter Meeting Reminder

DATE: Monday, February 4, 2019 TIME: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM LOCATION: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce 5 North Market Street, in Mashpee Commons (for GPS purposes use Baer’s Pet Depot- 7 N Market Street, Mashpee. The Chamber Office is next door) Hope to see you there! Newcomers are welcome – bring a friend. These meetings are a great way to: * See your friends * Stay informed about all of Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod’s...

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Cape Cod Law Firm’s “Charity Challenge” Helps Raise Over $20,000 for Cape Abilities
Jan29

Cape Cod Law Firm’s “Charity Challenge” Helps Raise Over $20,000 for Cape Abilities

The Law Offices of John C. Manoog’s “Charity Challenge” matched $10K in donations made to one of the Cape’s well-established non-profits. Hyannis, January 29, 2019 – The Law Offices of John C. Manoog, III, Hyannis, is proud to announce that Cape Abilities, a local non-profit currently celebrating its 50th year serving hundreds of individuals with disabilities on Cape Cod, is the recipient of their 2018...

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Cape Cod 2020 Regional Transportation Plan Update
Jan29

Cape Cod 2020 Regional Transportation Plan Update

Attend a public meeting, take the survey, let your voice be heard What’s your vision for Cape Cod? Replacement of the existing Canal bridges? More sidewalks? More bike paths? Increased bus service? Improved pavement condition? Safer roadways? Self-driving cars? The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) sets the long-range vision for the transportation system on Cape Cod. It is the primary means for allocation of federal and state funds...

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Official Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at New CHC of Cape Cod Centerville Office
Jan29

Official Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at New CHC of Cape Cod Centerville Office

Event: Official Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at New CHC of Cape Cod Centerville Office Join Community Health Center of Cape Cod for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new office in Centerville! CHC of Cape Cod has opened an office in Centerville, located at 1185B Falmouth Road in the Gosnold building. This new CHC location provides walk-in care services and is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 6:00 p.m. No appointment is...

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Mashpee Fitness Specialty Programs – February 2019
Jan24

Mashpee Fitness Specialty Programs – February 2019

Strength Training to Help Maintain Bone Density Mondays & Wednesdays 11am-12pm 4 weeks (2/4-2/27) Mashpee Member Rate $69 Non-Member Rate $99 For bones to increase and maintain their density, they require the application of weight-bearing force. The best exercises are not only weight-bearing but also exercises that have impact. This Specialty Program will use a combination of your own body weight, dumbbells and resistance band...

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Applications are available for Affordable Homeownership in Brewster and Wellfleet
Jan24

Applications are available for Affordable Homeownership in Brewster and Wellfleet

Yarmouth Port, January 22, 2019 – Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod announces that homeowner applications are available, beginning January 22, 2019 and ending March 22, 2019. Eight homes will be built in the Town of Brewster and two in Wellfleet. House sizes include two 2-bedroom and six 3-bedroom houses in Brewster; one 2-bedroom home and one 3-bedroom home in Wellfleet. More information about applying for a Habitat home is available...

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Calling All High School Kids!
Jan22

Calling All High School Kids!

The Pizza Guyz are looking for part-time employees to work nights helping make pizzas and work the ovens. Willing to train the right candidates! This would be a perfect position for a high school student looking to make some money and stay out of trouble 😉 Please message us for an interview or call 774-392-4109

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National Handwriting Day Sale at Woodruff’s Art Center!
Jan22

National Handwriting Day Sale at Woodruff’s Art Center!

Tomorrow is National Handwriting Day! January is a great time to get back into the rhythm and flow of writing. Come check out our wide assortment of pens and accessories. We have everything from fine line, calligraphy, fountain, and traditional dip pens, as well as a wide array of beautifully pigmented inks! For Wednesday, January 23 only, take 20% off all pens, writing inks and pen accessories. *Not to be combined with any other...

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Coffee Hour at L.I.F.E., Inc
Jan18

Coffee Hour at L.I.F.E., Inc

Come join us for coffee and continental breakfast at L.I.F.E., Inc‘s Mashpee campus. Engage with other Chamber Members and make new connections. Learn about what L.I.F.E., Inc offers residents, where residents work, and more. This is a free event for all Mashpee Chamber Members. Non-members pay $10 per person. One lucky guest will win framed artwork by a L.I.F.E. resident as a door prize. See you there! RSVP by clicking on the...

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Reminder on Thursday Webinar: Prep for 2019 Summer Labor Shortages Amidst Continuing H-2B Challenges
Jan17

Reminder on Thursday Webinar: Prep for 2019 Summer Labor Shortages Amidst Continuing H-2B Challenges

For 2019, we expect an even greater labor shortage across America – especially in remote and/or resort-focused regions. This combined with the customer service challenges of the usual high summer rush leaves employers like yourself short staffed in your busiest season. Plus, we’ll continue to face H-2B challenges that will hinder that specific option for seasonal workers. Are you ready for a 2019 that’s set to be the most challenging...

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‘Shaping the Future’ Conference to Spotlight Research
Jan17

‘Shaping the Future’ Conference to Spotlight Research

As the New Year begins Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress are proud to announce our new theme for 2019 – Shaping the Future. The world is changing fast – new technologies, new treatments, and new research are on the horizon for people with Down syndrome and their families. It can be daunting for families to access and understand how this may impact their lives and that of their loved ones with Down syndrome. With all that in...

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Water Protection Tax Info for Members
Jan17

Water Protection Tax Info for Members

January 14, 2019 Cape Cod & Islands Water Protection Trust Fund to be collected by Hotels, Motels, Inns and Bed & Breakfast Establishments When Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ new short term rental tax was passed into law the last week of December, 2018, it included a new trust fund to pay for Cape Cod’s wastewater management. This must be collected by ALL accommodations, including those who have been collecting the local and...

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Annual Winter Beach Party Fundraiser for ALS
Jan17

Annual Winter Beach Party Fundraiser for ALS

[BOURNE, MA – JANUARY 16, 2019] Shake off your winter blues with the A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation at their 5th Annual Life’s a Beach Winter Party. Enjoy a night of beachy music, dancing, limbo contests, raffles, and tropical cocktails, sponsored by and held at Dino’s Sports Bar in Mashpee on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 7:30 pm until close. Admission includes live musical entertainment by the summertime band BaHa...

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Monthly HR Support & Legislative Updates from Great Harbor Benefits
Jan17

Monthly HR Support & Legislative Updates from Great Harbor Benefits

Great Harbor Benefits has a few HR Supprt & Legislative updates that might be useful for our business members in the community. Frequent Check-ins: Rethinking Performance Reviews. Upcoming ACA Reporting Deadlines.

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2019 Mashpee Handbook Advertising Opportunity
Jan15

2019 Mashpee Handbook Advertising Opportunity

Dear Fellow Mashpee Chamber Member, The Barnstable Patriot invites you to advertise in the 2019 Mashpee Town Information Handbook. This year, copies will be inserted in the Cape Cod Times and Dollar Saver for home delivery to Mashpee residents. Copies will also be available throughout the year at the Chamber office, town hall, libraries, advertisers’ shops, real estate offices and many other public places. For years, the...

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2019 Cape Cod’s Best Awards!
Jan15

2019 Cape Cod’s Best Awards!

Cape Cod Media Group invite you to nominate your favorites in dozens of categories. If you nominate in more than 25 categories, you’ll be entered in a sweepstakes to win $250! Nominations will be accepted between January 8th and January 27th as the first part of the competition. It’s easy to do. Simply choose a category, make your nomination, and fill in your email address. Continue and complete the registration form*....

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Rotary Announces $100,000 Campaign to Support Habitat Cape Cod
Jan15

Rotary Announces $100,000 Campaign to Support Habitat Cape Cod

The “Decent Place to Live” Campaign Kicks Off with a Grant from Cape Cod 5 January 11, 2019 – “Service above Self” is the motto that Rotary Club members live by, and Cape & Islands Rotary Assistant District Governor, Brad Boyd and the Cape’s nine Rotary Clubs have committed to bringing that motto to life by raising $100,000 for Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod. The “Decent Place to Live” campaign has kicked off with a generous...

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Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod/ReStore is Hiring!
Jan15

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod/ReStore is Hiring!

Currently seeking applications for Driver/Store Associate F/T, Year-round at both our Falmouth and Yarmouth locations: Position entails supporting retail operations driving box truck, assist in store and at back of shop, moving/receiving/pricing furniture & other donated items, and other store/warehouse activities. Must possess exceptional customer service skills, positive attitude & work well with volunteers and as part of...

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Workshops with Verde Floral Design
Jan15

Workshops with Verde Floral Design

Make It Take It Workshops Winter 2019 Greetings, Many of you told us how much you enjoy our Lunch and Learn Series held during the Summer and have asked that we host classes during the Winter and Spring as well. We heard you! Our new Make It Take It Workshops will be held in January and February, and are structured to help you make unique floral designs which you can easily recreate on your own. And, you’ll have fun too! Space...

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Five HR Challenges Employers Will Face in 2019
Jan15

Five HR Challenges Employers Will Face in 2019

The new year is here, bringing with it a host of opportunities and new challenges for business owners large and small. Changing regulations, court challenges to key regulations and laws at the federal level, and rapidly changing standards in the work environment may all have an impact on HR policies, guidelines and small business insurance policies in the coming year. Here’s a look at some of the most significant challenges and what...

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SCORE Business Workshops Winter/Spring 2019
Jan08

SCORE Business Workshops Winter/Spring 2019

January 15 At Upper Cape Tech HOW CAN I FUND MY SMALL BUSINESS? More details can be found here. February 26 At Falmouth Chamber of Commerce SETTING GOALS THAT WILL CHART YOUR PATH TO BUSINESS SUCCESS. More details can be found here. March 19 At Mashpee Library THE 4 PILLARS OF AN EFFECTIVE WEBSITE. More details can be found here. April 2 At Cape Cod 5 in Sandwich SIMPLIFY YOUR BUSINESS LIFE–ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS, BOOKKEEPING AND ACCOUNTS...

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Au Coeur Mind-Body Center’s Workforce Wellness Training
Jan08

Au Coeur Mind-Body Center’s Workforce Wellness Training

Harvard University researchers report that for every $1 you spend on Workforce Wellness You Save $2.73 through increased performance and reduced absenteeism. Presented at your workplace or in the classrooms at Au Coeur Center, Workforce Wellness Training offers you and your employees dynamic, interactive, custom-designed learning experiences featuring up-to-date research and evidence-based tools. Topics Include: • 21st Century Stress...

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Short-term rentals frequently asked questions
Jan08

Short-term rentals frequently asked questions

Short Term Rentals, New Law Legislation was recently signed into law which subjects short-term rentals of property to the room occupancy excise, G.L. c. 64G, as of July 1, 2019. You can find the new law on the Massachusetts General Law Website. DOR anticipates issuing detailed guidance to explain the administration of the new law. In the meantime, the following provides important information about the new law for those currently...

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It’s HOT! Cape Cod AWESOME Chili Challenge!
Jan08

It’s HOT! Cape Cod AWESOME Chili Challenge!

It’s going to be a HOT, HOT day in January! CAPE COD AWESOME CHILI CHALLENGE Supporting the Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod & the Falmouth Service Center! SATURDAY, JANUARY 26 12 noon – 5:00 pm AT THE POPPONESSET INN IN THE BIG HEATED TENT ON THE BEACH in New Seabury, Mashpee, MA LIVE MUSIC BY THE GRAB BROTHERS! PLUS IHEART RADIO & WCOD CELEB STEPHANIE VIVA, from Dan and Stephanie in the Morning WILL BE...

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Cape Cod Academy is Hosting Weekly Admission Events
Jan08

Cape Cod Academy is Hosting Weekly Admission Events

January 3, 2019…Osterville, MA… Cape Cod Academy (CCA), the only independent, co-educational, college preparatory school serving students from kindergarten to grade 12 on Cape Cod, is hosting Admission Coffee & Conversation sessions every Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. Join the Head of School, Chad Small, and the Director of Admission, Carrie Salvatore, for a conversation about Cape Cod Academy. Student-led tours will follow....

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Experienced Cape Cod Professionals join Board of Cape Cod Child Development Program
Jan03

Experienced Cape Cod Professionals join Board of Cape Cod Child Development Program

New members bring strong fiscal oversight and non-profit expertise Hyannis, January 3, 2019 – The largest provider of quality early childcare education and Early Intervention on Cape Cod and the Islands has elected to its Board of Directors Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director and General Counsel at Southfield Redevelopment Authority, and Frank Mello, CPA and CFP Partner at De Paola Begg and Associates. Niedzwiecki, who will...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s New Centerville Location Now Open
Jan03

Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s New Centerville Location Now Open

Centerville – Community Health Center of Cape Cod has opened an office in Centerville, located at 1185B Falmouth Road in the Gosnold building. This new CHC location provides walk-in care services and is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 6:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary to utilize walk-in services for treatment and care of minor injuries and illnesses, and services are open to the public. Walk-in services that can be...

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January Events at the Mashpee Public Library
Jan03

January Events at the Mashpee Public Library

Adult Events Free Tech Help with the MMHS “Techsperts” Saturday, January 12th – 10:30 to 11:30am Did you receive a new phone, tablet or other device over the Holidays? Would you like help setting it up or learning how to use it? Or maybe you have questions about social media or other apps. Drop by the library and a Mashpee Middle-High School “Techspert” volunteer will be ready to answer your questions....

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January Events at the Cape Cod Children’s Museum
Jan03
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Economic Forecast Breakfast Event
Jan02

Economic Forecast Breakfast Event

Economic Forecast for 2019.  Learn about economic trends that will impact business along with next years opportunities and potential obstacles.  The keynote speaker for this event is Dr. Mark Melnik.  Dr. Melnik is the Director of Economic and Public Policy Research at the UMass Donahue Institute.  He also serves as Senior Managing Editor of MassBenchmarks, the journal on the Massachusetts economy. Location: Cape Codder Resort and Spa...

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$70k awarded to Habitat from Willett Foundation
Dec20

$70k awarded to Habitat from Willett Foundation

Habitat Cape Cod Announces $70,000 Grant from Willett Foundation Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation Funds will support a planned ten home neighborhood in Falmouth Yarmouth Port, December 7, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod is pleased to announce it has received a $70,000 grant from the Willett Foundation Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation. These funds will support a planned ten home neighborhood in Falmouth. “We are deeply...

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Local Organizations Receive Donations from The Davenport Companies
Dec20

Local Organizations Receive Donations from The Davenport Companies

THREE LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVE OVER $11,000 IN HOLIDAY DONATIONS FROM THE STAFF AT THE DAVENPORT COMPANIES (SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – The Davenport Companies of South Yarmouth, MA recently visited A Baby Center, Katelynn’s Closet and the Cape Cod Times Needy Fund to deliver holiday cheer and supportive donations to these community organizations. With pickup trucks and vans full of requested items, company representatives arrived at...

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Cape Cod Academy Students Selected to Participate in Local Music Festivals
Dec20

Cape Cod Academy Students Selected to Participate in Local Music Festivals

December 14, 2018…Osterville, MA… Cape Cod Academy (CCA), the only independent, co-educational, college preparatory school serving students from kindergarten to grade 12 on Cape Cod, is pleased to announce that CCA students have recently been selected to participate in music festivals in the greater community. All Cape Music Festival Cape & Islands Music Educator’s Association, committed to providing local music students...

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Robert Paul Properties Raises $1,000 for Cape Abilities
Dec20

Robert Paul Properties Raises $1,000 for Cape Abilities

December 19, 2018 – Robert Paul Properties is pleased to announce that their East Dennis Holiday Celebration and Community Give Back fundraising event raised $1,000 for Cape Abilities, and helped to promote the mission of the agency that is currently celebrating its 50th year of service and support for hundreds of individuals with disabilities on Cape Cod. The event, which took place on Thursday, December 6, 2018 in Robert Paul...

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Mashpee Fitness Specialty Programs
Dec18

Mashpee Fitness Specialty Programs

Strength Training to Help Maintain Bone Density Mondays & Wednesdays 11am-12pm 4 weeks (1/7-1/30) Mashpee Member Rate $69 Non-Member Rate $99 For bones to increase and maintain their density, they require the application of weight-bearing force. The best exercises are not only weight-bearing but also exercises that have impact. This Specialty Program will use a combination of your own body weight, dumbbells and resistance band...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Offering Addictions Services in Mashpee, Falmouth and Bourne
Dec14

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Offering Addictions Services in Mashpee, Falmouth and Bourne

For immediate release: December 13, 2018 For more information, contact: Sydnie Lopolito, Advancement Associate (508) 477-5990 www.chcofcapecod.org Community Health Center of Cape Cod Offering Addictions Services in Mashpee, Falmouth and Bourne  Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod continues to do its part to combat Cape Cod’s opioid crisis by offering addictions services to the community in Mashpee, Falmouth and Bourne....

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Update from the WE CAN President
Dec11

Update from the WE CAN President

Update from the WE CAN Board President Because of your important support of our organization, I wanted to let you know that Dianne Gauthier has left WE CAN to pursue other career opportunities. The board will be announcing the search process in the next few days. Our experienced and highly capable staff will continue to plan and maintain all existing programs and services under my and Lori Pinard’s supervision. Please know how...

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Cape Cod Moms and Bridgeview Montessori School partner to present the 2nd Annual Cape Cod Parent Resource Fair
Dec11

Cape Cod Moms and Bridgeview Montessori School partner to present the 2nd Annual Cape Cod Parent Resource Fair

Cape Cod Parent Resource Fair January 26, 2019 at Cape Cod Community College Cafeteria, Barnstable, MA. December 3, 2018, Cape Cod – Cape Cod Moms, the region’s premiere online resource for parents, announces the 2nd Annual Cape Cod Parents Resource Fair to be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Cape Cod Community College in the cafeteria. Parking will be in lot 9. All parents, caregivers and children...

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Happy Hanukkah
Dec02

Happy Hanukkah

We’d like to wish all of our friends and neighbors a warm and wonderful Festival of Lights. Happy...

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Stags’ Leap Wine Dinner
Nov29

Stags’ Leap Wine Dinner

For more than 100 years, the goal of Stags’ Leap Winery has been to convey the essence of this Napa Valley world-class terroir from grape to glass. Stags’ Leap Winery Wine Dinner Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:30 pm $ 80 pp Guest Speaker: Tyler Kett Martignetti Please note: Seating is very limited! LES VINS Chardonnay 2017 Investor 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Petite Syrah 2015 For Dessert L’Etre Magique Cremant de...

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Laurentide First Annual Festival of Trees
Nov29

Laurentide First Annual Festival of Trees

Join Laurentide at Mashpee Commons as they kick off their first holiday season! There will be live music by James Michael singing from the American Song Book, holiday tree lighting, lighting of the Menorah, and Toys for Tot’s donations. Enjoyed hot mulled cider, eggnog, chocolate fondue, and treats from Chef Samantha. When: Friday, December 7th 2018 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Where: Laurentide at Mashpee Commons 64 Great Neck Road...

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Celebrate Giving Tuesday with Community Health Center of Cape Cod!
Nov27

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with Community Health Center of Cape Cod!

Giving Tuesday is a day that recognizes the spirit of charitable giving, encouraging individuals to give back to their communities. On this Giving Tuesday, Community Health Center of Cape Cod hopes you will consider making a gift to help us achieve our mission: to improve the health of our community through the provision of comprehensive, high quality, compassionate health care to all, regardless of ability to pay. We thank you for...

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Declutter for Renewed Energy and Clarity
Nov27

Declutter for Renewed Energy and Clarity

Sorting and clearing, it’s all about what to keep and what to discard. I grew a new yellow tomato in the garden this year that was spectacular, a sure addition next year. The closets are teeming with things that would best be used by someone else. The donation boxes are ready to be filled. Cut it with a knife! Keep this, discard that. The Feng Shui of this activity, the ancient Chinese Medicine art of balance in our environment,...

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Habitat for Humanity Upper Cape Chapter Meeting Reminder
Nov27

Habitat for Humanity Upper Cape Chapter Meeting Reminder

DATE: Monday, December 3, 2018 TIME: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM LOCATION: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce 5 North Market Street, in Mashpee Commons (for GPS purposes use Baer’s Pet Depot – 7 N Market Street, Mashpee. The Chamber Office is next door) Hope to see you there! Newcomers are welcome – bring a friend. These meetings are a great way to: * See your friends * Stay informed about all of Habitat for Humanity Cape...

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The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Recognized as Third Party Lender of the Year by SBA
Nov27

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Recognized as Third Party Lender of the Year by SBA

Hyannis, MA (November 27, 2018) — The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod was recognized by the Small Business Association of Massachusetts as the 2018 SBA Third Party Lender of the Year. The award honored The Coop for its approval of nine 504 projects totaling over $13.7 million dollars, the largest amount for a single financial institution in the Commonwealth. The SBA 504 Loan is designed to provide financing at below market rates...

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The Cahoon Announces December Events and Programs
Nov27

The Cahoon Announces December Events and Programs

The Cahoon Museum of American Art announces two upcoming holiday events, Christmas in Cotuit Open House and a Winter Wonders celebration, as well as a holiday raffle to benefit the Museum. Admission to the events is free and all are welcome. The Museum will also celebrate the debut of Hands on History: the Cahoons and the Crocker House, an historical learning initiative funded by a CARE for the Cape and Island grant. In addition, the...

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Spectacle of Trees Raffle!
Nov27

Spectacle of Trees Raffle!

We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! As holiday shopping is under way, we wanted to remind you that our annual Spectacle of Trees Raffle is being drawn on December 15th. Tickets are just $10 each, and winner takes ALL- a value of more than $7500! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and proceeds help support our organization through the winter. Purchase tickets at Lyme Awareness of Cape Cod website for just $10 each!...

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Start shopping early with these deals from FitCo Mashpee!
Nov27

Start shopping early with these deals from FitCo Mashpee!

Give the gift of fitness for you, for family, for a...

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Habitat-Build Homes in Mexico Info Session
Nov27

Habitat-Build Homes in Mexico Info Session

Global Village Information Session – Travel to Nayarit Mexico with Habitat Cape Cod. Build Homes and Hope! The session is open to anyone who wants to make a difference by picking up a hammer and helping to change lives. Yarmouth Port, November 14, 2018 – Join Habitat Cape Cod at their office on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm for an informal information session on our upcoming trip to Nayarit, Mexico. Hear from...

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Swing by the Museum shop this weekend!
Nov27

Swing by the Museum shop this weekend!

The Cahoon Museum shop has been newly stocked for the holiday season with house gifts, art books, jewelry, cute children’s items and toys, wearables, pottery, Cahoon themed gifts and more. Take a peek! Visit the Cahoon Museum Shop online.

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Mashpee Fitness Specialty Programs
Nov27

Mashpee Fitness Specialty Programs

Strength Training to Help Maintain Bone Density Mondays & Wednesdays 11am-12pm 4 weeks (12/3-1/2), no class 12/24 or 12/31 Mashpee Member Rate $69 Non-Member Rate $99 For bones to increase and maintain their density, they require the application of weight-bearing force. The best exercises are not only weight-bearing but also exercises that have impact. This Specialty Program will use a combination of your own body weight,...

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“Peace Be With You” by Au Coeur Mind-Body Center
Nov21

“Peace Be With You” by Au Coeur Mind-Body Center

“Peace Be With You” by Au Coeur Mind-Body Center Give the Gift of Serenity. Our Holiday Gift Box is designed to bring those you love moments of peace – to keep with them all year long. “Peace Be with you” includes: A Gift Certificate for a 60-minute “Serenity Session” featuring Polarity Energy Healing & a personalized Guided meditation to a peaceful place, recorded to a take-home audio file (mp3) Also included: Your Choice...

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An Important Notice to Customers of The Write Choice
Nov20

An Important Notice to Customers of The Write Choice

Happy Thanksgiving from Our Family to Yours! Thanksgiving is arguably the best holiday of the year. It celebrates a successful harvest and for most of us, it is a time to gather our families together and offer our thanks for our many, rich blessings. While it lacks the exceptional music, pageantry and religious traditions of Yom Kippur, Christmas and Easter, Thanksgiving is simply warm and wonderful. Over the past 5 1/2 years I have...

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One-of-a-kind Stick Sculpture Created by Patrick Dougherty Coming to Cape Cod
Nov20

One-of-a-kind Stick Sculpture Created by Patrick Dougherty Coming to Cape Cod

Internationally Acclaimed Sculptor Patrick Dougherty to Build Large-Scale Stick Sculpture at Highfield Hall & Gardens in June 2019 (Falmouth, Massachusetts) In June 2019, a one-of-a-kind stick sculpture by internationally acclaimed sculptor Patrick Dougherty will be built on the front lawn of Highfield Hall & Gardens. For three weeks in June, Dougherty will work with many of Highfield’s garden and community volunteers to...

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Upcoming events with the Cahoon Museum of American Art
Nov20

Upcoming events with the Cahoon Museum of American Art

Upcoming events with the Cahoon Museum of American Art   Spotlight Tour with Students from the Waldorf School of Cape Cod Friday, November 30, 11:00am These talented young artist will demonstrate finger knitting and fiber crafts. Come, learn, and see the new fiber show and enjoy the new “Stitched Together” art nook. Free with museum admission; members free     Winter Wonders Raffle Ongoing through December 7 Winning ticket...

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Nayarit, Mexico Information Session with Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod
Nov20

Nayarit, Mexico Information Session with Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod

Do you enjoy helping others? Do you like travel and adventure? Habitat Cape Cod is organizing a group of 12-15 volunteers to travel to Nayarit, Mexico from March 9th-17th to assist families in building safe and durable homes. No experience, no problem! Interested in learning more? Come to an information session at our office on Wednesday, December 5th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. (411 Main Street/6a, Yarmouth Port). Hear from Global Village...

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Mashpee Middle-High School Science Fair
Nov15

Mashpee Middle-High School Science Fair

October 26, 2018 Dear Local Business, My name is Stephanie Soares and I am proud to share that Mashpee Middle High School is planning to hold a ​Science and Engineering Fair ​​on ​January 15, 2019 from 5 pm to 7 pm. A science fair has not taken place in Mashpee for a number of years. Our students are excited at the prospect of conducting original research projects for the first time at this level with the potential of participating...

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Cape Abilities Announces New President/CEO As It Celebrates Its’ 50th Anniversary
Nov15

Cape Abilities Announces New President/CEO As It Celebrates Its’ 50th Anniversary

Hyannis, MA (Nov. 14, 2018) – The Cape Abilities Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jonathan Sproul (right) has been hired as the new President /CEO of Cape Abilities. He replaces Larry R. Thayer, who has been acting as the interim President/CEO. “We are excited to have Jon join our team”, said Marion Broidrick, Chairman of the Cape Abilities Board of Directors. ” As a native Cape Codder who...

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Mike Morrison/RideAway Adventures Receives Stewardship Award
Nov13

Mike Morrison/RideAway Adventures Receives Stewardship Award

Yarmouth Port, MA, November 2, 2018 — CARE for the Cape and Islands presented their 2018 Stewardship Awards November 1, at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster during the “CARE About a Clean Cape & Islands Summit: Protecting Our Environment from Plastic Pollution and Litter”. The recipients were selected from a variety of nominations from the community based upon the following criteria 1) Shows a commitment to Caring for...

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Veterans Day Hours at Fit Company for Women
Nov09
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Volunteers Needed for Habitat Cape Cod ReStores
Nov08

Volunteers Needed for Habitat Cape Cod ReStores

A great opportunity to put your talents to work and make a difference! Yarmouth Port, November 5, 2018 – ReStore volunteers are needed every day! Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price, recycling the items and keeping them out of...

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CHC of Cape Cod to Host Open Enrollment Events at New Centerville Location
Nov06

CHC of Cape Cod to Host Open Enrollment Events at New Centerville Location

Centerville – Community Health Center of Cape Cod will host two Open Enrollment and registration events at its new Centerville location on Thursday, November 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday, November 28 from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The events will take place at 1185B Falmouth Road in Centerville, at the intersection of Route 28 and West Main Street. A MassHealth Certified Application Counselor will be on hand on both dates...

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How Safe is Your Business Online?
Nov06

How Safe is Your Business Online?

Cyberthreats affect all of us and as the busy holidays near the threat rises even more. That’s why the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) has just launched a national initiative to educate small business owners about cybersecurity threats and defenses. A great new site with free resources for small business owners. Learn...

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Volunteer Opportunities from Habitat Cape Cod
Nov01

Volunteer Opportunities from Habitat Cape Cod

Do you enjoy helping others? Do you like travel and adventure? Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod* is organizing a group of volunteers to TRAVEL to Nayarit, Mexico to assist families in building safe and durable homes. Join us, March 9, 2019 through March 17, 2019. No experience no problem, open to ages 16 and up! Call 508-362-3559 x 16 or email Tara@habitatcapecod.org for details. Read on to learn more about the good work that Habitat...

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New Therapist at Waves Healing Therapies, Inc.
Oct30

New Therapist at Waves Healing Therapies, Inc.

WELCOME JODI FOURNIER, LMT! Jodi comes to WAVES with 20 years in Massage Therapy. She has had a successful career working in Chiropractic offices and operating her own practice in Bridgewater (which she still maintains every Wednesday). After moving to Mashpee in 2017, Jodi knew WAVES was where she belonged, but we weren’t ready! NOW we are, and she is here! Jodi is now accepting appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with the...

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Habitat Cape Cod is Hiring
Oct25

Habitat Cape Cod is Hiring

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod is seeking qualified applicants for two positions, an Executive Assistant and a Development Assistant. The Executive Assistant is a 30-hour a week position supporting the Executive Director, Operations/HR and all departments. Requires strong computer technology, database proficiency, fiscal administration, excellent communication & organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks in...

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Thanksgiving Dinners Delivered to Mashpee Residents
Oct23
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SCORE & The Coop offering new program for skilled trades workforce
Oct18

SCORE & The Coop offering new program for skilled trades workforce

SCORE and The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Offering Small Business Certificate Program for Skilled Trades Workforce Hyannis, MA (October 18, 2018) — The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod has partnered with SCORE to offer members of the Cape’s skilled trade workforce the opportunity to earn a certificate in Small Business Management. The workshop series – “Building Business for the Skilled Trades” – is designed for...

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Cape Cod Child Development Searches	for New Executive Director
Oct18

Cape Cod Child Development Searches for New Executive Director

Cape Cod Child Development Seeks New Executive Director Local Community Leaders Join Search Committee Hyannis MA, October 18: Cape Cod Child Development Program, (CCCDP) the largest provider of quality childcare, early education, developmental intervention and family support programs on Cape Cod, the Islands and Wareham, has begun a quest to find an exceptional and experienced Executive Director to lead the 47-year-old community...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Receives $25,000 Partnership Grant for Capital Needs from Eastern Bank
Oct18

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Receives $25,000 Partnership Grant for Capital Needs from Eastern Bank

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod announced it has received a $25,000 Partnership Grant from Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank. The grant will help fund CHC’s expansion into its fourth office, which will be in Centerville. The new Centerville location, conveniently located on Route 28 at West Main Street in the Gosnold building, will provide the Mid, Lower and Outer Cape communities with more access to...

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CHC of Cape Cod Raises $68,000 at 18th Annual Golf Tournament
Oct09

CHC of Cape Cod Raises $68,000 at 18th Annual Golf Tournament

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod hosted another successful golf tournament this year at Pocasset Golf Club on Monday, September 24, raising $68,000 in funds to support the Health Center, the most ever, and welcoming 112 individual golfers, the most since 2007. An incredible turnout of sponsors, committee members, players and volunteers participated in the tournament, the Maney Family Putting Contest, raffles and a live...

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Columbus Day Weekend at Soprano’s Ristorante
Oct05

Columbus Day Weekend at Soprano’s Ristorante

Columbus Day Weekend is here!!!! An extra day for fun with friends and family. Soprano’s Ristorante in Mashpee has Guitar player and Vocalist, Paul Good, playing at 7:30 on Friday evening. Can’t make it in on Friday? Don’t miss all of the fun we have planned for Saturday night too! We had so much fun the past two weeks with Daddy-O we couldn’t wait to see them again! This Saturday starting at 7:30pm come in for...

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Ghelfi’s Candies of Cape Cod, Perfect Holiday Gifts
Oct04

Ghelfi’s Candies of Cape Cod, Perfect Holiday Gifts

Now is the time to start thinking about Holiday gifts for clients! Ghelfi’s Candies of Cape Cod invite you to start holiday shopping early. When you purchase any 10 holiday chocolate assortments, you’ll get one free. Mention where you saw the promotion – mashpeechamber.com. Ghelfi’s is located on Main Street in Falmouth, and in Mashpee Commons in...

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You might be looking for the wrong job!
Oct01

You might be looking for the wrong job!

If you’re a high school senior, college student, or one of the many young adults who would rather jump into a technical position without a degree, you’ve no doubt already found out that the job market is ultra-competitive. But there are industries that need you, and your tech skills, just not in the ways you might imagine. So if you’re looking for a high-pay gig and don’t mind stepping away from the desk, read on for the top four...

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Help is within Reach: Support for Cape Cod employees and family members
Sep25

Help is within Reach: Support for Cape Cod employees and family members

Sometimes it is difficult to balance all of lice’s activities and priorities. To make life’s challenges easier to handle, Reach EAP can provide resources and information on these and other topics: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Anger Effective Communication Creating Family and Workplace Harmony Making Time for Yourself Adequate Sleep Referral and Follow-up Services Services include: Face-to-Face,...

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Habitat Cape Cod is going to Mexico!
Sep25

Habitat Cape Cod is going to Mexico!

Do you enjoy helping others? Do you like travel and adventure? Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod is organizing a group of 12-15 volunteers to travel to Nayarit, Mexico to assist families in building safe, durable homes. Call 508-362-3559 x16 or email tara@habitatcapecod.org for details! Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod is forming a team trip to Nayarit, Mexico from Saturday, March 9th to Sunday, March 17th. Volunteers will assist a...

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Davenport Celebrates 15 Year Club Inductees
Sep25

Davenport Celebrates 15 Year Club Inductees

DAVENPORT COMPANIES INDUCT SIX INTO 15-YEAR CLUB (SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – The Davenport Companies of South Yarmouth, MA recently celebrated the induction of six staff members into the company’s “15-Year Club”. The Club honors those who have reached 15 years of service at an annual celebration, complete with a video presentation, cocktail party and live entertainment. Recognized in 2018 were: John O’Keefe of Davenport Realty Apartment...

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Cape Cod Five is Hiring!
Sep25

Cape Cod Five is Hiring!

Cape Cod Five is Hiring! The Cape Cod Five has many employment opportunities throughout Cape Cod and the Islands. We offer training, professional growth and great benefits including a student loan repayment benefit, tuition reimbursement and a very generous 401k match and contribution. We are currently seeking applicants for our retail branches in Centerville, Falmouth and Sandwich Branches To see a full listing of open positions and...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Wins Five 2018 HRSA Awards in Quality Improvement
Sep20

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Wins Five 2018 HRSA Awards in Quality Improvement

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod was recently recognized by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s Bureau of Primary Healthcare for numerous quality improvement achievements in 2018. The non-profit organization was awarded grants for its success in Electronic Health Record Reporting, Clinical Quality Improvement, Health Center Quality, Advancing Health Information Technology and Achieving...

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Cape Cod Child Development Streamlines Wareham Services
Sep18

Cape Cod Child Development Streamlines Wareham Services

Cape Cod Child Development Streamlines Wareham Services Organization focuses on long-standing Head Start program in Onset Wareham, MA, (September 14, 2018) – In order to best allocate their Wareham area resources, Cape Cod Child Development Program (CCCDP) will be closing its Sandwich Road preschool, formerly known as The ABC Learning Center, on October 26, while keeping their Head Start program in Onset open at 314 Onset Avenue. Over...

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Stewart Painting from Pembroke to P-Town
Sep18

Stewart Painting from Pembroke to P-Town

New paint not only makes your home look better, but also protects it from the storms of everyday life. Schedule an estimate now and get your painting done within a month. Schedule your estimate now.

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Workplace Wellness Program from Great Harbor Benefits
Sep13

Workplace Wellness Program from Great Harbor Benefits

Wellness Services Overview This services overview features examples of the available wellness resources and tools. Download now. Workplace Wellness: FAQs About Wellness Programs Get your wellness program questions answered with this Workplace Wellness article. Download...

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Mashpee Chamber Welcomes Three New Board of Directors
Sep12

Mashpee Chamber Welcomes Three New Board of Directors

Mashpee, MA—The Mashpee Chamber of Commerce has welcomed three new Board of Directors to the organization.  Marybeth Fenton, General Manager of L.L. Bean Mashpee, Maureen Gardner, Executive Director of Laurentide at Mashpee Commons, and Julie Quintero-Schulz, Director of Marketing from The Club at New Seabury have all been nominated and approved to the Board.  “Our Board of Directors assists the Executive Team at the Mashpee Chamber...

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Reminder about expired or unused prescription
Sep11

Reminder about expired or unused prescription

Please take a moment today and look in your home for any unwanted, expired or unused prescription medications and safely dispose of them in the kiosk at the Mashpee Police Station lobby (don’t forget pet medications). This Prescription Drug Kiosk is available year round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is free and no questions asked. Note: The police station is only able to accept pills. Any liquids, aerosols,...

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Should Massachusetts increase funding for the tourism industry?
Sep06

Should Massachusetts increase funding for the tourism industry?

From the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce: Following a recent Boston Business Journal article on the state of tourism funding in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, this week’s BBJ question of the week is: Should Massachusetts increase funding for the tourism industry. The question allows for three possible answers, and our industry’s response must be an unequivocal YES, the state should increase funding for the tourism...

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Now Hiring: The Club at New Seabury Director of Membership
Aug31

Now Hiring: The Club at New Seabury Director of Membership

The Club at New Seabury are hiring a Director of Membership. Read about the position below, and visit their site for more details and learn how to apply today. About the Position The Director of Membership serves as a key Ambassador to the Club with a full understanding and commitment to the Club’s culture and standards of quality. He/she will be responsible for all aspects of membership sales to position the Club as a premier private...

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Fit Co for Women’s Labor Day Weekend Specials
Aug31

Fit Co for Women’s Labor Day Weekend Specials

LABOR DAY WEEKEND SPECIALS at Fit Co for Women Get in and take advantage of our weekend specials! Can’t make it in this weekend? Our September Specials include refer a friend and receive a FREE MONTH! Get back on track after a long summer of cocktails and good bbq and get on track with one of our personal trainers! Have our trainers get you in shape and help you with your nutrition! SkinFit/Salon 502 Deals!! •Signature Facelift...

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Absentee Ballots are available at Mashpee Town Clerks Office
Aug30

Absentee Ballots are available at Mashpee Town Clerks Office

Absentee Ballots are available at Mashpee Town Clerks Office until 5 P.M. on August 31st 2019 Absentee ballots are available if you will be away from the Town of Mashpee on Tuesday September 4, 2018; you have a physical disability; or a religious belief preventing you from going to the polling place. Please feel free to contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 508-539-1418 with any questions. Voting for State Primary Election will be held...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Dedicates Outreach and Enrollment Center to Founders, and Center for Health Access to Mary Ann Waygan
Aug30

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Dedicates Outreach and Enrollment Center to Founders, and Center for Health Access to Mary Ann Waygan

Mashpee – Though Community Health Center of Cape Cod has expanded since its humble beginnings as the Falmouth Free Clinic, the organization continues to honor its roots. During this year’s National Health Center Week, held from August 12-18, CHC announced the dedication of its Outreach and Enrollment Center to its collective founders. Mary Ann Waygan, one of these founders, was additionally honored with the opening of the Mary Ann...

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New Article for Young Entrepreneurs by ReadyJob.Org
Aug30

New Article for Young Entrepreneurs by ReadyJob.Org

Your Million Dollar Idea is Waiting: Tips for Jumpstarting Your Startup Entrepreneurs are everywhere. Unfortunately, many of them don’t know they have what it takes to break away from the traditional workforce. Regardless of your age, starting your own business is an adventure that can pay off in a big way. From 13-year-old Moziah Bridges to wildly successful entrepreneurs that didn’t start until after their 40th birthday, there are...

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Waves of Therapeutic Touch has a new name
Aug30

Waves of Therapeutic Touch has a new name

New name……WAVES HEALING THERAPIES, INC. New web address……waves.massagetherapy.com Voted…..Best Massage in The Enterprise, Best of the Upper Cape Magazine New Therapist!! Jodi Fournier LMT has joined WAVES and is accepting clients (starting Sept 11) for Deep Tissue/Therapeutic, Relaxation, Hot Stone, and Pregnancy Massages!!! Jodi has 20 yrs experience in Massage. She has owned her own practice as well as having worked for several...

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Cape Abilities Job Openings
Aug28

Cape Abilities Job Openings

President/Chief Executive Officer – Hyannis The Chief Executive Officer of Cape Abilities provides leadership, direction, and oversight toward the achievement of Agency goals and objectives. Acts as a strategic leader for the Agency by working with the Board of Directors and senior management to establish short and long range goals, strategies, plans and policies. Developing clear goals and objectives to advance the mission of Cape...

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Section 6055 Reporting from Great Harbor Benefits
Aug23

Section 6055 Reporting from Great Harbor Benefits

We have the necessary resources to help businesses with Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements regarding individuals covered under an employer sponsored health plan. 6055 Reporting Workbook Services Overview This services overview highlights the Section 6055 Reporting Workbook. Download now. ACA Implementation FAQs This ACA Overview describes the FAQs issued by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Treasury...

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Bourne Bridge Repairs – Spring of 2019
Aug23

Bourne Bridge Repairs – Spring of 2019

THE FIX COALITION PRAISES TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS ON RESPONSE TO MOVE BOURNE BRIDGE WORK TO 2019 In reaction to the announcement of Bourne Bridge repairs being shifted to the spring of 2019, The FIX Coalition praised the increasingly coordinated effort of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The joint announcement from USACE/MassDOT was issued Tuesday, August 14th,...

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No Upper Cape Chapter Meeting in September
Aug21

No Upper Cape Chapter Meeting in September

Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod will send out a reminder when the next meeting is scheduled. Enjoy the rest of your summer! Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod, 411 Main Street, Suite 6, Yarmouthport, MA 02675

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Special offers from Hy-Line Cruises
Aug16

Special offers from Hy-Line Cruises

Nantucket Island Day Trip $87. Special includes round-trip high-speed ferry ticket, $25 gift certificate to The Rose and Crown or B-Ack Yard BBQ (per person). Available September 4th – October 22nd. Martha Vineyard Day Trip $69. Special includes round-trip high-speed ferry ticket, $25 gift certificate to Coop de Ville or Martha’s Vineyard Chowder Co. (per person). Available September 4th – October 7th. Hy-Line...

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FitCo Mashpee is Hiring
Aug14

FitCo Mashpee is Hiring

FitCo Mashpee is hiring!!! Looking to join an amazing team? We are looking for: •Professional desk associates •Daycare assistants •Call FitCo Mashpee to inquire more and ask for Holly 508-477-4777

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod to Celebrate National Health Center Week August 12-18
Aug09

Community Health Center of Cape Cod to Celebrate National Health Center Week August 12-18

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod will join the nation in celebrating National Health Center Week on August 12-18 with a number of events planned for CHC staff, supporters and the general public. National Health Center Week is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Nationally, community health centers serve 27...

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YOUR Opportunity – Time to Step Forward
Aug07

YOUR Opportunity – Time to Step Forward

Volunteer to support a woman along her life journey. Requirements for being a mentor? There are no specific skills required! • a good listening ear • being present • help foster connections • attend 1 monthly PathMakers meeting and 1 monthly Mentors Support meeting • meet individually with your mentee What are the benefits? • widen your circle • learn new things • invest in the Cape Cod community • engage in meaningful volunteer work...

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The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod launches the 6th Annual “Positively Different #MyCapeCod Photo Contest”
Aug07

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod launches the 6th Annual “Positively Different #MyCapeCod Photo Contest”

Hyannis, MA (August 7, 2018) — The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod launched its 6th Annual “Positively Different #MyCapeCod Photo Contest,” giving amateur photographers, age 13 and up, the opportunity to win cash prizes and be featured in The Coop’s 2019 Community Calendar. It’s a snap! To enter, submit a photo that reflects what you think makes Cape Cod a wonderful and Positively Different place to visit, live or work in one of...

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New Leadership at Cape Cod Child Development
Aug07

New Leadership at Cape Cod Child Development

HYANNIS, MA. – Cape Cod Child Development is pleased to welcome Nancy Sorbo as the new Interim Agency Director. Sorbo replaces Anne Colwell, who served as the agency’s CEO since 2015. CCCD Board President Sheryl Walsh expressed appreciation for Ms. Colwell’s efforts on behalf of the agency: “Anne has decided to pursue other professional opportunities. She has worked hard to foster integral relationships with other non-profits and was...

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Are You Really In Charge? SCORE Cape Cod August 2018 e-newsletter.
Aug02

Are You Really In Charge? SCORE Cape Cod August 2018 e-newsletter.

SCORE Cape Cod has released their August 2018 e-newsletter. Topics in this edition includes: considering a price increase for your business, figuring out how and when is the best time to take a vacation without hurting your business, and using loans to help your business grow. In addition to these very helpful articles, SCORE Cape Cod’s August 2018 e-newsletter also touches upon: WECan’s GROW Groups, EforAll, three webinar...

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Cape Cod Chamber News, Events and More – August 1, 2018
Aug02

Cape Cod Chamber News, Events and More – August 1, 2018

The Cape Cod Chamber is seeking your feedback on the new EMAC fines assessed on employers of a certain size whose employees access Mass Health or Mass Health Connector insurance plans. In order to develop a meaningful experience overview, we are asking you to participate with a quick survey. The survey results will only be reported out in aggregate and will not identify any individual business. Remember, not every employer has this...

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LIFE, Inc. Employment Opportunity
Jul26

LIFE, Inc. Employment Opportunity

Life Coach/Case Manager Hyannis, MA Full-time Position – Salary: $15.00 to $16.00 /hour LIFE, Living Independently Forever, Inc., is a non-profit organization providing supports for adults with autism and intellectual differences. Incorporated in 1992, LIFE opened its doors to ten residents. LIFE has since expanded to serve over 100 residents with locations in Mashpee, Hyannis, Falmouth, Plymouth and Yarmouth. Please visit us at...

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Employee Retention Resources from Great Harbor Benefits
Jul26

Employee Retention Resources from Great Harbor Benefits

ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO RETAIN VALUABLE TALENT?  According to a survey from Multiple Generations at Work, 91 percent of millennials will stay at a job for less than three years. Learn how to prevent turnover and retain your top talent with an arsenal of toolkits, articles and guides that offer valuable tips on how to keep your employees happy. ARE YOU EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR EMPLOYEES?  Most workers leave their jobs...

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Cape Abilities Job Postings Now Available
Jul26

Cape Abilities Job Postings Now Available

President/Chief Executive Officer – Hyannis The Chief Executive Officer of Cape Abilities provides leadership, direction, and oversight toward the achievement of Agency goals and objectives. Acts as a strategic leader for the Agency by working with the Board of Directors and senior management to establish short and long range goals, strategies, plans and policies. Developing clear goals and objectives to advance the mission of Cape...

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Laurentide at Mashpee Commons Welcome Office Moved to Great Neck Road South
Jul17

Laurentide at Mashpee Commons Welcome Office Moved to Great Neck Road South

Laurentide at Mashpee Commons, sponsors of La Tavola, have moved from their Welcome Office on Market Street to the new community on Great Neck Road South.  Residents have not moved in yet, but staff at Laurentide are happy to showcase our community to people who may be interested in our senior living community. Laurentide at Mashpee Commons Assisted Living / Memory Care Community 508-539-1300, fax: 508-539-1301 64 Great Neck Road...

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Transition of Leadership at Cape Abilities
Jul03

Transition of Leadership at Cape Abilities

Hyannis, MA, July 3, 2018 – Cape Abilities Board of Directors has announced that Rosalie Edes, its President/Executive Director since November 2014, will be leaving Cape Abilities effective Monday, July 10, 2018 to pursue other opportunities to advance services for individuals with disabilities. As a parent of a young man with Down Syndrome, Ms. Edes has a strong personal mission that has driven her professional choices...

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Fit Co for Women’s July Promotions
Jul02

Fit Co for Women’s July Promotions

July Promotions Fit Start Membership 2 Months $129 Fit Rev Membership (Small Group Training) 2 Months $169 Student Memberships Fit Start $99 Fit Rev $119 (Small Group Training) 1’st Month FREE w/ any year Membership plus a complimentary Personal/Nutrition Session! 502 Salon/Spa/SkinFit Package Special! Mani/Pedi, Massage, Facial…$199 Personal Training/Nutrition Package… 3 sessions $149 10 Visit Fit Start Pass Only $99 Fitcomashpee.com...

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Cape Cod Child Development Announces Parent Company Name: FamilyLinks
Jun26

Cape Cod Child Development Announces Parent Company Name: FamilyLinks

Hyannis, MA, June 26, 2018 – Cape Cod Child Development announced the creation of a new parent company name: FamilyLinks, which will represent the broader partnerships and vision that have evolved during CCCDP’s 47 year history. CEO Anne Colwell made the soft announcement to an enthusiastic crowd of supporters at CCCDP’s annual meeting back in late April. “We are the leading early education provider in the region, but we are more than...

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Nauset Disposal Accelerates Growth by Expanding Service Offerings to Plymouth
Jun21

Nauset Disposal Accelerates Growth by Expanding Service Offerings to Plymouth

Nauset Disposal Accelerates Growth by Expanding Service Offerings to Plymouth Orleans, MA – Nauset Disposal, Cape Cod’s leading private waste hauler, announced that effective July 1, the company will be offering residential service to customers in the town of Plymouth. In addition to the new territory, Nauset Disposal will be opening a second location in Plymouth, MA in August 2018. This location will accommodate the...

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Updates from Falmouth Wants a Y
Jun21

Updates from Falmouth Wants a Y

Hello Friends and Supporters! We’ve been getting a ton of interest in our progress and process of bringing a Y to Upper Cape. For those of you who missed it, below is a link to an article published by the Falmouth Enterprise in April. It’s comprehensive and full  of news and updates.  We’ve made significant progress since April, not the least of which is increasing numbers of supporters like you! Stay tuned for...

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CCB Media Marketing Consultant Job Posting
Jun21

CCB Media Marketing Consultant Job Posting

CCB Media seeks an entrepreneurial, driven individual who will seek to become a marketing partner with small to medium sized local businesses. The right candidate will be adaptable and open to learning new products and techniques. In this role you will identify and develop new business opportunities; maintain and grow existing clients; offer solutions to help clients achieve their business goals; closes business; and meet with...

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Arts Scholarship Grants Available – John K. and Thirza F. Davenport Foundation
Jun12

Arts Scholarship Grants Available – John K. and Thirza F. Davenport Foundation

The Trustees of the John K. and Thirza F. Davenport Foundation for the Arts are accepting applications to grant scholarships to Barnstable County residents in their last two years of undergraduate study or, preferably, graduate work in the visual and performing arts. Applications may be downloaded from the Davenport Companies website www.thedavenportcompanies.com or obtained from the Foundation’s office at 20 North Main St.,...

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There’s No Place Like Mashpee Video
Jun07

There’s No Place Like Mashpee Video

For anyone who couldn’t make it to the Mashpee Chamber Annual Dinner this past May, here is a glimpse of what was celebrated that evening. Thank you to Mashpee TV for help creating this video!

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Cape Cod Academy announces new members to its Board of Trustees
Jun05

Cape Cod Academy announces new members to its Board of Trustees

May 31, 2018…Osterville, MA… Cape Cod Academy (CCA), an independent school serving students from kindergarten to grade 12, announces that two new board members have been appointed to the school’s Board of Trustees. They are Charlotte Canzano and Kim Straubing, both residents of Osterville. Charlotte Canzano has enjoyed visiting Cape Cod her entire life and now calls it home. Her passion for the Cape has been passed onto her four...

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Polar Cave is Hiring: Restaurant Supervisor
Jun01

Polar Cave is Hiring: Restaurant Supervisor

Restaurant Supervisor  Full-time job 40 hours or more. $500 HIRING BONUS – $100 after 30 days worked – $100 on Labour Day – $100 on Columbus Day and $200 at closing in December. Full details during the interview. Immediate Opening – Seeking a candidate with Supervisory experience (preferred fast food). Hands on, outgoing Team Leader with exceptional Customer Service Skills – MOST importantly a genuine...

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Account Ability Consulting Inc.’s Susan R. Cook Recieves 2018 Top 100 ProAdvisors Award
May31

Account Ability Consulting Inc.’s Susan R. Cook Recieves 2018 Top 100 ProAdvisors Award

ACCOUNT ABILITY CONSULTING INC.’S SUSAN R. COOK RECIEVES 2018 TOP 100 PROADVISORS AWARD MASHPEE, MA May 31, 2018. Account Ability Consulting Inc. is pleased to announce that Susan R. Cook has been named a 2018 Top ProAdvisor by Insightful Accountant, an independent news and information source written specifically for the small business advisor who needs to stay current on the latest news and offerings in accounting technology,...

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Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod/ReStore is Hiring!
May31

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod/ReStore is Hiring!

Due to continued store growth, we are hiring for year-round positions at our new Falmouth location as well as seasonal help at both our Falmouth and Yarmouth locations: FALMOUTH LOCATION: Driver/ReStore Associate F/T, Year-round – supporting retail operations driving box truck, assist at back of shop, moving/receiving/pricing furniture & other donated items, and other store/warehouse activities. Must possess exceptional...

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Congratulations to the 2018 Mashpee Chamber Scholarship Recipients
May29

Congratulations to the 2018 Mashpee Chamber Scholarship Recipients

2018 Scholarship Recipients Congratulations to the 2018 Mashpee Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Recipients. Scholastic Scholarships Awarded to Michael Barrows and Maxwell Burke. Chamber of Commerce Communications Scholarship Awarded to Michael Murphy. Vocational/Trade Scholarship Awarded to Ambrosia Ward. Each student was awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

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2018 Mashpee Magazine is Here!
May25

2018 Mashpee Magazine is Here!

To read and view the 2018 Mashpee Magazine online, click on the picture of the cover...

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Bagel Haven 2018 S.C.O.R.E. of Cape Cod’s Build a Better Mousetrap Award Winner
May20

Bagel Haven 2018 S.C.O.R.E. of Cape Cod’s Build a Better Mousetrap Award Winner

Jamie opened Bagel Haven in the spring of 2013. Since then, Bagel Haven has been compared “Cheers”: a place where everyone knows your name. Jamie and her staff try to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, to make everyone who visits feel comfortable and at home at Bagel Haven. If you go enough times, Jamie is going to recognize and remember you. If it’s your first visit, she is still going to treat you like a neighbor and friend....

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Cape Abilities returns to Orleans!
May17

Cape Abilities returns to Orleans!

Hyannis, MA, May 14, 2018 – Cape Abilities, a non-profit organization that serves more than 420 individuals with disabilities across Cape Cod, is thrilled to announce its return to the town where it was first established as Nauset Workshop 50 years ago. The purchase of the former Masonic Building at 107 Main Street in Orleans is the next step in the fulfillment of the agency’s strategic plan to ensure that it will offer...

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Lifeguard Certification Course
May15

Lifeguard Certification Course

Mashpee Recreation Dept. is offering a Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Course! If you are interested in becoming a lifeguard or know someone who may be interested, please encourage them to register today! The class will be held over two weekends, June 2 & 3 and June 9 & 10 from 9am – 5pm. Class will be held at Mashpee Recreation Dept. (classroom portion) and Mashpee/Wakeby Pond (practical portion) on Lake Avenue....

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Cape Cod Academy students join Woods Hole Research Center scientists to assess health of local rivers
May10

Cape Cod Academy students join Woods Hole Research Center scientists to assess health of local rivers

Osterville, MA – May 7, 2018. Sixty high school students from Cape Cod Academy (CCA) joined scientists from the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) last week for a day of research to assess the health of local rivers and their watersheds. This was the fourth year in a row that Cape Cod Academy has marked Water Day, a day of hands-on learning about local waterways. Implemented by Keith Lewison, CCA’s humanities teacher and...

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Nauset Disposal Pledges to Support Community Members Cleaning Up Cape Cod
May01

Nauset Disposal Pledges to Support Community Members Cleaning Up Cape Cod

April 30, 2018 Orleans, MA – In continuing the company’s dedication the environment, Nauset Disposal has pledged to provide support to community members interested in cleaning up Cape Cod. For the month of May, the company will provide bags and schedule free pickup of litter debris collected. Participants will be required to use specific bags which will be provided free of charge at several locations throughout Cape Cod. This...

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Rotary Club of Falmouth Takes Part in International Tree-planting challenge
Apr17

Rotary Club of Falmouth Takes Part in International Tree-planting challenge

Falmouth, MA (April 11, 2018) — Rotary International President, Ian H. S. Riseley has challenged every Rotary club across the globe to make a difference by planting a tree for each of its members. “The time is long past when environmental sustainability can be dismissed as not Rotary’s concern. It is, and must be, everyone’s concern,” he said. Riseley made the case that protecting the environment and curbing climate change are...

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Press Release: The Club at New Seabury Hires Pedro Gonzalez, Director of Food & Beverage
Apr17

Press Release: The Club at New Seabury Hires Pedro Gonzalez, Director of Food & Beverage

Gonzalez has worked in the restaurant industry for over 30 years. For the last four years he has served as Executive Director of Restaurants, Director of Food & Beverage, and Director of Fine Dining at The Greenbrier, America’s Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Prior to The Greenbrier, he served in various Restaurant General Manager roles for more than 20 years. Gonzalez received a BBA in Business Administration and...

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Fit Company for Women April Newsletter
Apr12

Fit Company for Women April Newsletter

Welcome Spring!! This is the start of Our 6 month Anniversary and I wanted to give a big thank you to all the members, new and old, for your continued loyalty and warm welcome to my staff and I. I wanted to share with everyone all the wonderful and exciting changes that been happening here at Fit Co for Women. Our focus has been to improve your experience at the club. We started off with some cosmetic improvements with some painting...

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CAPE COD ACADEMY SCIENCE TEACHER SELECTED FOR TEACHING FELLOWSHIP AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
Apr12

CAPE COD ACADEMY SCIENCE TEACHER SELECTED FOR TEACHING FELLOWSHIP AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

April 10, 2018…Cape Cod Academy (CCA) Science Department Chair, Abby Wood, has been selected to participate in Ecology Project International (EPI)’s Teacher Fellowship to Yellowstone National Park. Abby is one of 12 teacher fellows chosen from around the country to participate in the EPI’s Teacher Fellowship to Yellowstone. The fellowship is an eight-day (April 7-14) intensive course in inquiry-based teaching methods through hands-on...

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New Executive Director Announced for Friends of Bass River
Apr06

New Executive Director Announced for Friends of Bass River

(SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – Friends of Bass River, the regional nonprofit launched in 2017 to protect the delicate ecosystem of the Bass River Estuarine System, is excited to welcome Brian Weiner as their new Executive Director. In his new role, Weiner will represent Friends of Bass River to the public, towns, government, civic groups and other non-profits to raise awareness of the critical environmental issues the river currently faces....

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Not set up to get reviews? Let SCORE Cape Cod help fix that!
Apr06

Not set up to get reviews? Let SCORE Cape Cod help fix that!

How important are reviews? Over 90% of people follow product reviews so making sure you’re generating great reviews is critical, not to even mention how reviews improve your Google ranking. The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will host a free, three-day virtual conference during National Small Business Week from Tuesday, May 1 – Thursday, May 3 from 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET each day. Offering the best...

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First Citizens in Mashpee is Hiring
Apr06

First Citizens in Mashpee is Hiring

First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union is hiring two part-time Banking Associates in its Mashpee branch. Applicants may apply by visiting www.firstcitizens.org and clicking Our Info and then Careers. The job description and details are available here: Banking Associate...

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Common sense and good manners: The importance of job-readiness skills in the workplace
Apr03

Common sense and good manners: The importance of job-readiness skills in the workplace

Common sense and good manners: The importance of job-readiness skills in the workplace Employers traditionally focus on job skills and applicable knowledge when seeking out capable young job candidates. Hiring managers and human resource personnel need people with specific abilities which enable them to succeed in a given job and add value to the company. In recent years, employers have found that many young adults they bring into...

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Stewart Paint: Flash Sale
Apr03

Stewart Paint: Flash Sale

The unexpected cold, snow and dampness have left our painters with time on their hands. We want to keep them busy so sign & schedule your interior paint job for this week or next and get 25% off*! *Fine Print: : 25% Offer is for interior painting labor only. Materials not included. : All work must be completed by April 13, 2018. : Existing bids, not yet accepted and scheduled will qualify. : Accepted and scheduled jobs DO NOT...

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Peurto Rico Job Fair Opportunity for Local Businesses
Mar30

Peurto Rico Job Fair Opportunity for Local Businesses

The Cape Cod Chamber has connected with the Office of Travel & Tourism for Puerto Rico.  The tourism office and its Director have committed to manage all the logistics of a job fair in San Juan.  They have lists of all the hotel properties who have furloughed staff due to reconstruction downtime and who are very interested and willing to discuss job share programs for seasonal employees. In order to move on this tremendous...

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CHC Launches Structured Outpatient Addictions Program
Mar27

CHC Launches Structured Outpatient Addictions Program

Community Health Center of Cape Cod is expanding its addictions treatment services. The Health Center has launched a Structured Outpatient Addictions Program (SOAP) for individuals who may be just leaving detox or are in need of daily, more structured outpatient support. This program is unique as it focuses on substance use treatment through intensive counseling and access to primary care services, and also addresses many of the other...

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BCREPC March 21st Storm Update
Mar21

BCREPC March 21st Storm Update

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 –  Storm Toby March 21, 2018 For Immediate Release Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County—Again   •    The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will be activated at 6 p.m. Wednesday for the overnight operational period. •    No Regional Emergency Shelter System activation is planned at this time, but the Shelter System partners are on standby should...

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Cape Cod Retractable, Inc’s New Product for 2018
Mar20

Cape Cod Retractable, Inc’s New Product for 2018

Check out the latest in new awning technology. Solar powered window awning. When the Sun comes out, so does the awning! No electricioty, wires, or cranks needed, just the power of the Sun! It’s the only SMART solar powered window awning available on the market. It senses when the Sun is out and opens. It closes up automatically in shade or strong winds. Offered in your choice of Sunbrella Fabrics. Special spring offer: $50 off...

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Cape Abilities is Hiring
Mar19

Cape Abilities is Hiring

Day Habilitation Program Aide – Hyannis Full Time-40 hours Assists program participants in the areas of work, independent living, self-management within the community, and social and independent living skills development. High school diploma or equivalent required.Bachelor’s degree or additional education in the field (s) of psychology, social work, or special education preferred.Prior experience working with individuals with...

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L.I.F.E., Inc is Hiring a Clinical Director
Mar15

L.I.F.E., Inc is Hiring a Clinical Director

Clinical Director Living Independently Forever, Inc. (LIFE), a non-profit providing supported independent living for adults with learning disabilities for over 25 years, has an exciting career opportunity for a BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst). LIFE seeks a Clinical Director to provide leadership in the areas of clinical services, program evaluation, program development and training across all of our services located throughout...

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Update from Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee
Mar12

Update from Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee

Update from Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee: Forecast/status update: 24 hour storm. Low pressure in SE will move up the coast tonight. Pass SE and E of benchmark position (SE of Nantucket). Will intensify rapidly and become an intense storm. 9:30-10:00 pm precipitation begins; may begin as rain, but change to snow by midnight. Wet snow. Blizzard warning goes into effect at 11:00 pm. Expected to move out of our...

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“Small Business Sales Are Up” in latest S.C.O.R.E. Article
Mar06

“Small Business Sales Are Up” in latest S.C.O.R.E. Article

Revenue is trending upward for small businesses across the nation. Use these stats and insights to help you climb on board the upswing and increase small business sales in 2018—and beyond. Our infographic, “Small Business Sales Are Up,” showcases the bright spots—and identifies the stumbling blocks that continue to challenge owners. Steady is the word for small business growth during 2017. In a Statista survey of small business...

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FPATM MA Elects J. Christopher Boyd, CFP®, CASL® of Asset Management Resources, LLC as President for 2018
Mar06

FPATM MA Elects J. Christopher Boyd, CFP®, CASL® of Asset Management Resources, LLC as President for 2018

WESTBOROUGH, MA – The Financial Planning AssociationTM of Massachusetts (FPATM MA) is pleased to announce the election of Chris Boyd, CFP® as President of the Board of Directors for 2018. Chris has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2014; he chaired the Programming committee for one year and the Membership committee for two years previously. Boyd is eager to further the efforts of his predecessors leading FPATM MA as an...

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Message from Peter Franklin, Highfield Hall and Gardens Executive Director
Mar06

Message from Peter Franklin, Highfield Hall and Gardens Executive Director

Dear Highfield friends, Spring is on the horizon and the launch of our 2018 season is imminent! Our dedicated staff has been searching the cultural world to bring you world-renown performers and inspiring artists. Grammy-nominated jazz singer Judy Carmichael will kick off our music program on opening day. Our culinary selections will fill the halls with Mediterranean aromas, provide cooking secrets from renown chefs and farm-to-table...

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New Incentives at New Seabury!
Mar06

New Incentives at New Seabury!

Great New Incentives & Values at New Seabury Summer will be here soon and there is no better time to purchase your new dream home at New Seabury than now. New Seabury offers several new “move in” ready homes within three fantastic neighborhoods as well as opportunities to build your own custom designed home. Winter provides terrific opportunity to take advantage of these available incentives… The Cottages at New Seabury- 11...

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Mashpee Magazine Survey
Feb28

Mashpee Magazine Survey

We here at the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce are working on some elements of our 2018 Mashpee Magazine. We are looking for responses from business owners and managers who have locations in Mashpee. The answers and details provided will help inform our work and may even be featured in our 2018 Mashpee Magazine. Of course, we will get permission to use anything said in the survey prior to including it in the publication. Click here to...

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Limited Time Offer for Cape and Vineyard Small Businesses
Feb23

Limited Time Offer for Cape and Vineyard Small Businesses

Cape Light Compact Offering No-Cost Energy Improvements to Eligible Businesses Now through May 28, 2018, Cape Light Compact is opening its highly successful “Main Streets” energy efficiency initiative to small businesses on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard that use less than 60,000 kWh per year. This effort provides eligible businesses with select free energy efficiency upgrades. This initiative is specially designed to give smaller...

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Quintero-Schulz Chosen as The Club at New Seabury’s Director of Marketing
Feb20

Quintero-Schulz Chosen as The Club at New Seabury’s Director of Marketing

Mashpee, MA— February 7, 2018 – The Club at New Seabury “New Seabury” has selected Julie Quintero-Schulz, of Centerville, MA to be its new Director of Marketing. Ms. Quintero-Schulz began this newly created position on January 30th, 2018, and will pay specific attention to continually improving the marketability and membership growth surrounding New Seabury. Quintero-Schulz graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s in...

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CAPE COD ACADEMY SENIOR IS NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FINALIST
Feb20

CAPE COD ACADEMY SENIOR IS NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FINALIST

Cape Cod Academy senior Ryan Edmonds was recently named a National Merit Finalist. Finalists are chosen as the result of high test scores on the PSAT and SAT, outstanding academic achievement, and strong extracurricular activity participation. Mr. Edmonds, from Plymouth, was named a Semi-Finalist this past fall. The National Merit Scholarship competition begins when students take the PSAT in the fall of their junior year. There are...

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Press Release: Mashpee Commons by Design Announces “Tuesday Talks”
Feb13

Press Release: Mashpee Commons by Design Announces “Tuesday Talks”

Mashpee, MA – Today, Mashpee Commons by Design announced the dates and locations for several “Tuesday Talks” designed to begin a discussion with local, regional, and national experts regarding key themes and ideas that emerged from the previously hosted public visioning workshops. The Tuesday Talks will consist of moderated panel discussions with subject area experts, and will provide opportunities for attendees to engage in the...

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Beneficiaries Announced for 2018 Seaside Le Mans – Press Release and Photo
Feb13

Beneficiaries Announced for 2018 Seaside Le Mans – Press Release and Photo

(South Yarmouth, MA – February 9, 2018) At a kickoff event for the 2018 Seaside Le Mans – The Race for the Cape Cod Community, five local non-profit organizations were announced as beneficiaries for this year’s race. The annual fundraiser slated for Saturday September 8, 2018, at Mashpee Commons has raised more than $6M through sponsorships and matching funds over the past 17 years. Sponsors, beneficiaries and supporters attended the...

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Survey: Economic Impact Measures for Ranking MassDOT Projects
Feb09

Survey: Economic Impact Measures for Ranking MassDOT Projects

Economic Impact Measures for Ranking MassDOT Projects Help us grow our local economy By investing in transportation, we are able to enhance the economic competitiveness of the Commonwealth, empower our businesses, and improve the quality of life of our residents.  To enable us to choose the most effective projects for stimulating our shared economy, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is seeking your guidance.  By...

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Eastern Bank Recognized Among the Best for Middle Market Businesses for Second Year in a Row
Feb08

Eastern Bank Recognized Among the Best for Middle Market Businesses for Second Year in a Row

BOSTON, February 7, 2018 – Financial research firm Greenwich Associates recently named Eastern Bank one of the top banks for businesses regionally, bestowing Eastern with three Greenwich Excellence Awards in the categories “Cash Management, Overall Satisfaction,” “Likelihood to Recommend / Net Promoter Score” and “Proactively Provides Advice,” in the Northeast’s Middle Market segment. Among the 600 banks evaluated nationally, Eastern...

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Stewart Painting to Offer Apprentice Boot Camp Beginning March 3rd
Feb08

Stewart Painting to Offer Apprentice Boot Camp Beginning March 3rd

February 7, 2018, Hyannis, MA … Stewart Painting will be offering their Painting Apprentice Boot Camp beginning on March 3rd through Stewart Painting Academy located at their Hyannis office. The 4-week course will be held on consecutive Saturdays, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am, beginning on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018. The course will be $150 and, for those that complete the course, they will receive an opportunity to apply for a job...

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Acupuncture Happy Hour
Feb06

Acupuncture Happy Hour

Thursday, February 22nd 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Join us for a special event as we embrace 2018! Shake off the stress of the week in a natural and healthy way with acupuncture! Experience a 20-minute mini-acupuncture treatment, sitting upright in a chair and utilizing acupuncture to wake up the body’s own healing mechanisms. Restore, relax, and de-stress at our Acupuncture Happy Hour group session. Experience acupuncture and learn about...

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Please check out the Town of Mashpee’s Interactive Trail Map!
Feb06

Please check out the Town of Mashpee’s Interactive Trail Map!

NEW INTERACTIVE TRAIL MAP! Please check out the Town of Mashpee’s Interactive Trail Map! Click on a trail, and see a pop-up menu complete with the Trail Guide, Trail Video, trail length, and parking locations. Please check out our new trail videos for Johns Pond, Santuit Pond, and the Mashpee River Woodlands, done by Team 118. Read...

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Price Reductions at the Cottages at New Seabury!
Jan30

Price Reductions at the Cottages at New Seabury!

I wanted to let you know that the developer just lowered the pricing on the 12 completed cottage homes. Thirty cottages have already sold, and forty-two of the seventy-five cottages have been built. The developer wants to sell these homes to construct additional cottage homes. New pricing is $50K-$90K less than it would cost to build new. There are now eight homes under $600,000. You can view these homes by visiting our website:...

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Mashpee Plastic Bag Ban Bylaw Reminder
Jan29

Mashpee Plastic Bag Ban Bylaw Reminder

The Town of Mashpee has had a plastic bag ban in effect since March 20, 2017. Therefore, by March 20, 2018 all plastic bag use should be ceased. To read about this ban in the town Bylaws, follow this link: https://www.mashpeema.gov/sites/mashpeema/files/uploads/2017_town_code.pdf  Pages 95-99 detail the ban, specify what bags are banned, and details limited exceptions to the...

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GREATER HAYNNIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NAMES PRESIDENT/CEO, ENTERING NEW ERA
Jan23

GREATER HAYNNIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NAMES PRESIDENT/CEO, ENTERING NEW ERA

Hyannis, MA — Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce names President /CEO, Todd Deluca. After an intense six month process, the Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce has selected Mr. Deluca to help grow the Chamber and promote Hyannis and its surrounding villages. “Todd brings a strong background in tourism and business to the Chamber. In his most recent role as President of the Exeter, NH Chamber of Commerce, he demonstrated the skills we...

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How Employers Can Make Their Company More Attractive to Entry-Level Job Seekers and Keep the Local Talent Pool Stocked
Jan23

How Employers Can Make Their Company More Attractive to Entry-Level Job Seekers and Keep the Local Talent Pool Stocked

How Employers Can Make Their Company More Attractive to Entry-Level Job Seekers and Keep the Local Talent Pool Stocked Many recent high-school and college graduates come out of their education with a “grass is greener” philosophy when it comes to finding an entry-level job. Businesses – especially in smaller to mid-size towns, often have to contend with a depleted talent pool as young adults leave their hometowns looking for...

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Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod/ReStore is Hiring!
Jan23

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod/ReStore is Hiring!

With the opening of our new ReStore in Falmouth, we are hiring for positions at both our Falmouth and Yarmouth locations and may have additional positions become available due to store growth or internal transfers: Assistant Store Managers – F/T needed for both our Yarmouth and Falmouth store locations. Opening/closing store, oversight & coordination of staff and volunteers, related retail and/or warehouse management...

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Stewart Painting Collecting Food for The Family Pantry for 2018
Jan23

Stewart Painting Collecting Food for The Family Pantry for 2018

January 17, 2018, Hyannis, MA … Stewart Painting is pleased to announce that their Hyannis office will be a drop-off location for non-perishable food items for The Family Pantry of Cape Cod throughout 2018. “We realize that hunger on Cape Cod is a big problem and one that is year-round,” said Sheldon Stewart, President of Stewart Painting. “Rather than jump on a band wagon around the holidays, we made a conscious decision to be a part...

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Save 50% off your first booking at The Meeting Space
Jan19
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Resources from Murray & MacDonald Insurance Services, Inc
Jan11

Resources from Murray & MacDonald Insurance Services, Inc

Critical Cyber Exploits Affect Nearly All Computers Cyber security researchers recently announced the discovery of two major security flaws that could allow hackers to bypass regular security measures and obtain normally inaccessible data. The flaws, referred to as Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by design flaws found in nearly all modern processors. These vulnerabilities can be exploited to access all of the data found in...

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Cape Abilities Announces New Board of Directors
Jan11

Cape Abilities Announces New Board of Directors

Cape Abilities Announces New Board of Directors, Chairman and Two New Members Hyannis, MA, January 10, 2018 – Cape Abilities, a non-profit organization well-known for providing quality services for individuals with disabilities across Cape Cod, recently announced the appointment of Danyel Bianchi-Matteson and David Robinson to its Board of Directors, and Scott Rockman as its new Board Chairman. With over 49 years of...

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Upcoming Specialty Program at Mashpee Fitness Center
Jan09

Upcoming Specialty Program at Mashpee Fitness Center

Tai Chi – few spots remaining! 6 weeks 1/15-2/21 Mon & Wed 4pm-5pm Mashpee Member Rate $99 Non-Member Rate $149 The benefits of Tai Chi are best shown through regular practice. Participants will learn to use awareness of breath, posture and weight transference working on the basic Yang style Tai Chi movements in easy to follow short forms. Both beginners and repeat participants...

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New Happenings at Entire Health and Wellness
Jan09

New Happenings at Entire Health and Wellness

At Entire Health and Wellness, the year will begin with new Wellness Programs and services tailored to YOUR needs. New services include: Naturopathic Therapy Acupuncture Functional Lab Testing (allergy, food sensitivity, hormonal, and more) Massage Fitness and Pain Management Programs CrainoSacral Therapy Biocharger Therapy Bioregulation Therapy Infared Sauna Nutritional Counseling Tai Chi and Yoga Classes New Wellness Programs...

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Small Group Conditioning Classes with On Course Training and Fitness
Jan05

Small Group Conditioning Classes with On Course Training and Fitness

How would you like to: -Get stronger -Feel and look better -Have more energy -Increase productivity -BE HAPPIER Ask around. I PROMISE, these are the results my clients will share with you. Tuesday/Thursday 8am Class meets January 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30th. 9 Sessions $159. Tuesday/Thursday 10am Class meets January 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30th. 9 Sessions $159. Tuesday Evenings 5pm Class meets January 2, 9, 16, 23...

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Cape Cod Five Partners with Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod for Affordable Housing Initiative
Jan05

Cape Cod Five Partners with Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod for Affordable Housing Initiative

PRESS RELEASE for The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 3, 2018 Contact: Kevin Howard for further information at 508-247-2173 Cape Cod Five Partners with Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod for Affordable Housing Initiative Orleans, MA – Cape Cod Five has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod Inc. to provide new affordable housing units to first-time homebuyers utilizing funds recently awarded by...

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Christmas Parade, Saturday December 9th
Dec08

Christmas Parade, Saturday December 9th

The Mashpee Chamber of Commerce 12th Annual Christmas Parade is scheduled to begin at 5:30pm on Saturday, December 9th. No changes to the schedule have been made due to weather at this time.

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The Cottages at New Seabury
Dec05

The Cottages at New Seabury

New Seabury is an upscale, resort community located on Cape Cod in Mashpee, Massachusetts and situated on over 1,500 acres of land bordering Nantucket Sound. A charming seaside community, the cottages at New Seabury, offer beautiful homes set amidst the country club setting and resort style living. The Cottages at New Seabury New Seabury’s newest offering, The Cottages at New Seabury, evokes a simpler time and a return to Old...

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Happy Thanksgiving
Nov21

Happy Thanksgiving

The Mashpee Chamber of Commerce Office will be closed from Wednesday 11/22 until Monday 11/27 in observance of Thanksgiving. We hope you all have a happy, healthy, and fulfilling...

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New England Small Business Coalition Update
Nov15

New England Small Business Coalition Update

We at the NESBC have the resources to put member businesses out front on this issue through local and national news outlets with op-eds, stories, etc. We’re eager to use our strategic communications avenues to get our members featured – decision makers at every level need to continue hearing this story. In order to keep up these efforts, we need your support to grow and expand our reach. We know that as small businesses, local...

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Cape Abilities is Hiring
Nov15

Cape Abilities is Hiring

Cape Abilities is Hiring Vocational Rehabilitation Supported Employment Manager  –  Hyannis Full Time  The Vocational Rehabilitation/Supported Employment Manager will be responsible for performing professional work in program development and implementation for the Community Based Day Supports and Supported Employment programs. This will include consulting with a team to ensure specialized, person-entered job placements for...

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October 2018 Ireland Vacation Offered by Ambassador Travel!
Nov07

October 2018 Ireland Vacation Offered by Ambassador Travel!

AMBASSADOR TRAVEL AND MASHPEE CHAMBER TO IRELAND (with GOLF as an option) OCTOBER 2 – OCTOBER 11 2018 Day 1: Arrive in Dublin airport and meet with your driver for transfer to your hotel in Galway. Galway is just over 2 hours from Dublin and on arrival and check in at your hotel the rest of the day can be spent at your leisure getting to know the “City of the Tribes” Galway City – a city and an experience to be savored and...

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Nauset Disposal’s Annual Curb Hunger Campaign Starts November 6
Nov07

Nauset Disposal’s Annual Curb Hunger Campaign Starts November 6

Orleans, MA – Nauset Disposal is hosting the company’s annual food drive, Curb Hunger, beginning on November 6 and running through November 17, 2017. This unique food drive allows residential disposal customers the opportunity to donate non-perishable food items to the Family Pantry of Cape Cod by leaving a bag of goods next to their trash containers on customers’ scheduled day of pickup. “It’s important to remember that when we work...

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Thanksgiving Dinners Delivered to Mashpee Residents
Nov03
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LIFE, Inc is looking for a Life Coach/Case Manager
Nov02

LIFE, Inc is looking for a Life Coach/Case Manager

Life Coach/Case Manager (Mashpee) Compensation: $15.00 – $16.00 DOE Excellent Benefits Package Employment type: full-time – temporary position (approximately 5 months—may lead to full-time) Thank you for your interest in LIFE–Living Independently Forever. Now seeking a Full Time Life Coach/Case Manager to assist our wonderful residents in fulfilling their independent potential by assisting them in managing their daily life...

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$20.00 OFF birthday night every Wednesday
Oct26

$20.00 OFF birthday night every Wednesday

If you were born in October or April you will receive $20.00 off your entree with the purchase of another full priced entree Call Soprano’s Ristorante at (508) 477-7475 for details and restrictions on all promotions and specials. Offers may not be combined. Restrictions do apply.

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Just a few days left to make that life changing decision!
Oct26

Just a few days left to make that life changing decision!

JUST A FEW SPOTS LEFT, ENROLL TODAY! Pump Flex Conditioning NOVEMBER CLASS SCHEDULE: -Tuesday & Thursday at 8 am -Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am – NEWLY ADDED -Tuesday evenings at 5 pm -Tuesday evening 5pm/Thursday morning 8am Session starts on Nov. 2nd $159 (8) Classes $ 79 (4) Classes Classes will not be held Thanksgiving Day On Course Training & Fitness Achieving Physical Excellence For additional information email:...

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Upper Cape Chapter Meeting Reminder
Oct26

Upper Cape Chapter Meeting Reminder

MEETING REMINDER DATE: Monday, November 6 , 2017 NEW TIME: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM LOCATION: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce 5 North Market Street, in Mashpee Commons Hope to see you there! Newcomers are welcome – bring a friend. These meetings are a great way to: * See your friends * Stay informed about all of Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod’s latest plans * Keep the line of communications open between volunteers, staff, and...

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National Drug Take Back Day, October 28
Oct26

National Drug Take Back Day, October 28

National Drug Take Back Day, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00pm. Please take time today to look in your home for any unwanted, expired or unused prescription medications and safety dispose of them in the kiosk at the Mashpee Police Station lobby, don’t forget any pet medication. The Prescription Drug Kiosk is available year round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked....

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Cape Abilities is Hiring!
Oct24

Cape Abilities is Hiring!

Executive Assistant – Hyannis Part Time with possibility of Full Time in the future Provides high level administrative support by preparing reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions including preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. Supervises reception staff. High school diploma. Associates degree or equivalent experience preferred. 2-4 years of...

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Handrahan Promoted to GM at Red Jacket Beach Resort – Press Release and Photo
Oct24

Handrahan Promoted to GM at Red Jacket Beach Resort – Press Release and Photo

Hollie Handrahan Promoted to General Manager of Red Jacket Beach Resort (SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – Red Jacket Resorts is excited to announce the promotion of Hollie Handrahan to General Manager at the Red Jacket Beach Resort in South Yarmouth, MA. Originally from Prince Edward Island, Canada, Hollie is a graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School and attended Cape Cod Community College’s Hospitality Program. She has over 25 years of...

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Good News: Cape Cod Children’s Museum merges with Cape Cod Child Development
Oct24

Good News: Cape Cod Children’s Museum merges with Cape Cod Child Development

Merger Sets Stage for Bright Future at Children’s Museum Mashpee, MA, October 23 2017 – The Cape Cod Children’s Museum is delighted to announce its merger with Cape Cod Child Development Program the leading provider of early childhood education in the region. “The Museum has been growing steadily over the years, and we had reached a stage where in order to meet the administrative requirements of a larger organization, we either had to...

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Upcoming Specialty Programs & Events at Mashpee Fitness
Oct19

Upcoming Specialty Programs & Events at Mashpee Fitness

Strength Training to Help Maintain Bone Density Upcoming Sessions: 11/6-11/29 12/4-1/3 (No class Mon 12/25 or 1/1) Mon & Wed 11am-12pm Mashpee $69 For bones to increase and maintain their density, they require the application of weight-bearing force. The best exercises are not only weight-bearing but also exercises that have impact. This Specialty Program will use a combination of your own body weight, dumbbells and resistance...

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First Citizen Employee Spotlight: Matt Bolinder
Oct19

First Citizen Employee Spotlight: Matt Bolinder

Recognize Matt Bolinder? If you’ve visited any of our Cape branches, you probably do! We’re sure he’s greeted you many times with his big smile. We are excited to announce that Matt has been promoted to Retail Development Officer (RDO) covering Cape Cod. In this role, Matt will work closely with small businesses on Cape Cod to discuss our First@Work program. Matt volunteers for a variety of causes on Cape Cod and...

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Mashpee Commons by Design
Oct17

Mashpee Commons by Design

Mashpee Commons by Design The Chamber is proud to partner with Mashpee Commons to help create a vision for the future of Mashpee Commons. The Commons has been incredibly instrumental in creating opportunities for economic development and quality of life in town, and we are fortunate to have such a wonderful place to call home. As Mashpee Commons continues to plan its future, they’re seeking community input through a community...

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New Fall Arrivals at the Write Choice in Mashpee Commons
Oct10

New Fall Arrivals at the Write Choice in Mashpee Commons

New arrivals are now at the Write Choice, located in the Mashpee Commons. Check out this article for a note from the owner and great deals!

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It’s Autumn in Mashpee!
Oct05

It’s Autumn in Mashpee!

Can you believe fall season is already here? The weather will begin getting cool soon, don’t expect this unusual warmth to hang around for very long. Leaves are already beginning to change colors and it’s time to close the pool for the season. Fortunately, we here at the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce know some of the businesses that can help with fall necessities such as leaf blowers and storm shutters. Cape Cod Retractable says...

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Cape Abilities is Hiring
Oct05

Cape Abilities is Hiring

Individual Support Case Manager Part Time 30 Hours – Falmouth Provides instruction, supports and positive role modeling to individuals with varying developmental disabilities and/or acquired brain injury living in their own homes. Encourages the development of life, social, and recreational skills, as well as, community access and healthcare. Provides direct, active and constructive interactions with individuals in cooperation...

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DAVENPORT COMPANIES INDUCT NINE INTO 15-YEAR CLUB
Oct03

DAVENPORT COMPANIES INDUCT NINE INTO 15-YEAR CLUB

(SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – The Davenport Companies of South Yarmouth, MA recently celebrated the induction of nine staff members into the company’s “15-Year Club”. The Club honors those who have reached 15 years of service at an annual celebration attended by hundreds in the company, complete with a video presentation, cocktail party and live entertainment. Recognized in 2017 were: Jennifer Garbitt and Morgan Slowek of Thirwood Place,...

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Please help reinstate the H2B and J1 visa program limits
Oct02

Please help reinstate the H2B and J1 visa program limits

United States Congressman Bill Keating has been a fierce and relentless advocate in favor of restoring the H2B cap for the returning worker to the 2016 level. Meanwhile, U. S. Senators, Elizabeth Waren and Ed Markey ignore the pleas from their own Massachusetts small businesses in response to pressure backed by big labor. Last Friday Congressman Bill Keating conducted a roundtable discussion regarding the pursuit of a legislative...

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Great offer from The Fitness Company for Women!

$1 to get started and there are no dues until November! Join now, call today and get started on the BEST, FITTEST YOU! 508-477-4777 There really are no enrollment fees until November!

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Intoducing Puritan Cape Cod’s NEW Style Blog! For tips, trends, and more!
Sep26

Intoducing Puritan Cape Cod’s NEW Style Blog! For tips, trends, and more!

Introducing Puritan’s New Blog: Sense in Style! It’s like reading a style diary. Puritan Cape Cod will be sharing info on current trends, how they are styled, and tips on their favorite pieces each season. Their first post, which has been already posted, is about fall’s go-to closet staple. Check it...

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Cape Abilities Announces New Associate Executive Director for Program Operations
Sep26

Cape Abilities Announces New Associate Executive Director for Program Operations

Hyannis, MA, September 26, 2017 Cape Abilities, a non-profit organization well-known for providing quality services for individuals with disabilities across Cape Cod, welcomes Leah LaCross as its new Associate Executive Director for Program Operations, effective immediately. Ms. LaCross comes to Cape Abilities from the Duffy Health Center where she was the Director of Program Development and Quality. Prior to that, she served in a...

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Cape and islands United Way Launches New Affinity Group Women United
Sep26

Cape and islands United Way Launches New Affinity Group Women United

(Hyannisport, MA) Eighty women gathered at the Hyannisport Club on Wednesday to launch WOMEN UNITED. A new affinity group of the Cape and Islands United Way, WOMEN UNITED is galvanizing to raise funds and mobilize volunteers in support of early education and care for Cape Cod families. Speaker Cindy Horgan, Director of Cape Cod Children’s Place in Eastham and an expert in parent education and engagement, declared the need to “Start at...

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Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod Annual Meeting September 14, 2017
Sep21

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod Annual Meeting September 14, 2017

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod celebrated their 29th Anniversary of building affordable homes on Cape Cod at their Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Celebration, held on Thursday, September 14, 2017. The event was held at St. David’s Episcopal Church in South Yarmouth and was sponsored by Shepley Wood Products and over 200 Habitat volunteers, supporters and homeowner’s attended. Habitat honored several local businesses,...

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DO YOU KNOW OF ANY GOOD CANDIDATES FOR THE CLI CLASS OF 2018?
Sep21

DO YOU KNOW OF ANY GOOD CANDIDATES FOR THE CLI CLASS OF 2018?

Please encourage them to Apply Now They’ll take it as a huge compliment coming from you! Remember what a great experience you had in CLI? Your service project, your connection with classmates, the fascinating speakers and tours … for many people, it’s life-changing. Do you know someone … a friend, work colleague or family member who would benefit from CLI? Encourage them to apply for the Class of 2018. But they...

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Cape and Islands United Way Funding Opportunities
Sep21

Cape and Islands United Way Funding Opportunities

Cape and Islands United Way Announces Funding Opportunities (Centerville, MA) The Cape and Islands United Way will offer more than a half million dollars to local nonprofits in their next round of Community Impact grant funding. Organizations who serve the human needs of residents in Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket counties may apply for up to $25,000 per program. A brand-new United Way funding opportunity supporting community...

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Job Opporunities at L.I.F.E. Inc
Sep19

Job Opporunities at L.I.F.E. Inc

L.I.F.E. Inc. is currently seeking a Director of Employment and a Job Coach. See each listing below. To apply, please contact LIFE by email to info@lifecapecod.org or call 508-790-3600 DIRECTOR of EMPLOYMENT LIFE, Living Independently Forever, Inc. is a MA non-profit organization providing supports for adults with autism and intellectual differences. Incorporated in 1992, LIFE opened its doors to ten residents. LIFE has since expanded...

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Press Release: Equifax Breach Information
Sep19

Press Release: Equifax Breach Information

Rep. Hunt Shares Information on Equifax Hacking BOSTON – The scope of the data breach at Equifax combined with the character of the data stolen amounts to an unprecedented cyber theft affecting 143 million Americans, an estimate provided by the company. To provide context, consider that the U.S. population is about 330 million, of which, close to 250 million are adults (18 years of age and up). Relatively few 18 to 25-year-olds...

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Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release on Hurricane Jose
Sep19

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release on Hurricane Jose

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 03 – Hurricane Jose September 19, 2017 BCREPC Modifies MACC Activation Based on New Guidance • The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will activate at 8 a.m. Wednesday. • No plans for Regional Emergency Shelter System activation. • Tropical Storm warning in effect. • Current National Weather Service peak wind forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 55 mph. •...

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BCREPC Monitors Approach of Hurricane Jose
Sep18

BCREPC Monitors Approach of Hurricane Jose

BCREPC Monitors Approach of Hurricane Jose   Onset of Jose expected overnight Tuesday into Wednesday depending on track. Current National Weather Service peak wind forecast is 20-30 mph with gusts to 60 mph. To be safe, citizens should earnestly prepare for the potential of significant wind impacts. Efforts should now be underway to secure all properties. Scattered power and communications outages are possible. Localized minor storm...

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New Job Opening at Cape Abilities
Sep14

New Job Opening at Cape Abilities

Day Habilitation Aide – Eastham Part Time Provides support and assistance to program participants in the areas of independent living, self management within the community, social and independent living skills development and affective and behavioral management. Communicates with families and providers, as required Bachelor’s degree preferred.Minimum 1 year prior experience in a community health setting.Ability and willingness to...

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Results, Recap and Photos – 17th Annual Seaside Le Mans – Press Release
Sep11

Results, Recap and Photos – 17th Annual Seaside Le Mans – Press Release

Seaside Le Mans Raises Over $600,000 for Cape Non-Profits as New Winners Take the Title of Racing Champions (South Yarmouth, MA) – Over $600,000 was raised for Cape non-profits as local businesses raced to the finish of the 17th Annual Seaside Le Mans – The Race for the Cape Cod Community on Saturday September 9th at Mashpee Commons. Grand Marshal, U.S. Congressman Bill Keating, kicked off the event as part of a patriotic...

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Welcome Autumn with New Arrivals from Mahoney’s!
Sep07

Welcome Autumn with New Arrivals from Mahoney’s!

REFRESH YOUR WINDOW BOXES AND PLANTERS WITH FALL COLOR It’s the perfect time of year to refresh your tired summer window boxes and patio planters with fall color. Now arriving daily- mums, cabbage, kale, and cold-tolerant annuals in festive hues that will take you through the fall season. FALL IS FOR PLANTING… MAYBE EVEN THE BEST TIME FOR PLANTING… It happens every year, people from towns near and far make their spring...

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Fall Awareness and Prevention Lecture at the Mashpee Fitness Center
Sep06

Fall Awareness and Prevention Lecture at the Mashpee Fitness Center

Did you know that September 22-28 is Fall Prevention Awareness Week? Join us for an educational presentation about falls. Learn strategies to prevent falls at home and out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine. With Tiffany Sadeck PT DPT OCS CSCS & Eric Chandler CSCS When? Tuesday September 19, 2017 1:00-2:00pm Where? Mashpee Fitness Center 168 Industrial...

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Mashpee Community Blood Drive – Saturday September 9th – Seaside LeMans
Sep05

Mashpee Community Blood Drive – Saturday September 9th – Seaside LeMans

Cape Cod Healthcare will be holding a Mashpee Community Blood Drive at Seaside LeMans. Every unit of blood donated to us stays on Cape Cod to serve your community and save the lives of friends, family and neighbors.

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Mashpee Cultural Council – Press Release
Sep05

Mashpee Cultural Council – Press Release

MASHPEE CULTURAL COUNCIL SEEKS FUNDING PROPOSALS Proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs due October 16 Monday October 16th is the MASHPEE CULTURAL COUNCIL’s deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. This is for funding for projects that will occur in calendar year 2018. The application process is entirely on-line. Paper...

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Cape Cod Scallop Fest – Volunteers Wanted!
Aug31

Cape Cod Scallop Fest – Volunteers Wanted!

COMPLETE THIS VOLUNTEER FORM and return it to: Email:   info@capecodcanalchamber.org FAX:     508-759-6965 MAIL:   Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber ATTN: SF Volunteer Coorindator 70 Main St. Buzzards Bay, MA  02532              Our volunteers make the Festival a truly special Community Event! More than 300 volunteers offer their services. The success of the Scallop Festival would not be possible without their contributions. Our...

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Mashpee’s Going Back to School
Aug31

Mashpee’s Going Back to School

The end of August signifies the beginning of the new school year, for both children and the young adults beginning or returning to college. Mashpee students return to school on Tuesday, September 5th. Several of our members have their back to school specials, informational classes for parents as well as support groups, and are getting their after-school programs ready. Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod have several events going on. The...

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Job Openings Available at LIFE, Inc. in Hyannis
Aug29

Job Openings Available at LIFE, Inc. in Hyannis

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist Compensation: $13.00 with excellent benefits package Employment type: full-time We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist for our Hyannis location. This is a full-time position of 40 hours 9am-5pm Monday-Friday with an exceptional benefits package. Applicant MUST: *be upbeat, friendly, patient and have a great attitude *be a positive team player as position supports...

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Help Pam Wills Overcome Cervical Cancer
Aug29

Help Pam Wills Overcome Cervical Cancer

Mashpee Chamber Member, Pamela C Wills, is facing down a rare form of cervical cancer. Her daughter wrote this message: On August 2nd, my mom, Pam Wills, found out that she has a rare form of cervical cancer. As I watched her accept the news of this totally unexpected diagnosis with panic growing in my mind, she stayed calm, cool and collected, like she always does. Her chill exterior at such a pivotal life moment immediately...

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Mashpee Community Blood Drive – Monday, August 14th
Aug08

Mashpee Community Blood Drive – Monday, August 14th

Blood Drive Monday August 14th, 12 Noon – 6 PM Christ the King Church 3 Job’s Fishing Road, Mashpee Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Get a movie pass when you donate! For more information, visit www.capecodhealth.org/give-blood or call 508-862-5663. Every pint of blood donated stays on Cape Cod to serve your community and save the lives of your family, friends, and...

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Mashpee Recreation Department is Giving Adult Tennis Lessons!
Aug04

Mashpee Recreation Department is Giving Adult Tennis Lessons!

Want to learn how to play tennis or brush up on your forehand? Join Mashpee Recreation and Kathryn Olson, USPTA Certified teaching professional for an intense, but fun, 4-week lesson! Beginner/Advanced Beginner Tennis Lessons will include intense instruction on volley, forehand, backhand, and serving techniques. Participants will also learn how to score and play in a singles and doubles match. Location: Quashnet School Courts Length:...

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Royal Cotuit – 4 Star Facility
Aug04

Royal Cotuit – 4 Star Facility

Did you know that The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid work with the State to conduct annual inspections to ensure facilities are providing quality care? They use a 5 star system to measure quality of care and customer service. A rating of 4 stars indicates that the facility is above average in quality of care, staffing and inspections! We are pleased to announce… Royal Cotuit is now a 4-Star Facility! Royal Cotuit is a Nursing...

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Public Invited to Thirwood Place for  “A Conversation with ‘The Finest Hours’ Author Casey Sherman”
Aug03

Public Invited to Thirwood Place for “A Conversation with ‘The Finest Hours’ Author Casey Sherman”

(South Yarmouth, MA) – Casey Sherman, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of ten books including The Finest Hours, will be at Thirwood Place on Monday August 7th at 1pm. The Finest Hours chronicles the incredible true story of the greatest small boat rescue in American history. The book was developed into an epic film from Walt Disney Studios which was released in 80 countries worldwide. Sherman was interested in...

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Executive Director Departs Cape Cod Children’s Museum
Aug03

Executive Director Departs Cape Cod Children’s Museum

August 1, 2017 (Mashpee, MA) After ten years of keen vision and strong leadership, Executive Director, Barbara Cotton departs Cape Cod Children’s Museum.  During her tenure, she has transformed this cherished Mashpee non-profit from a charming local attraction to a mid-sized, Cape-wide known and beloved institution that serves families with children under the age of ten.   Cotton fondly remembers, “When I first got involved with the...

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Route 28 Eastern Mashpee Corridor Study – Update
Aug03

Route 28 Eastern Mashpee Corridor Study – Update

Good afternoon, Thank you to everyone who attended the Listening Session last week to kick off the project. We were impressed by the strong attendance (50+) on such a beautiful summer night and by the thoughtful comments from all those in attendance. For those who could not attend the meeting, a copy of the presentation is now available on the Route 28 Eastern Mashpee Corridor Study website:...

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The Habitat Cape Cod ReStore is Seeking a Scheduler/Administrative Assistant
Aug03

The Habitat Cape Cod ReStore is Seeking a Scheduler/Administrative Assistant

Job Description: Support retail operations by providing general clerical and administrative support to the ReStore Manager, including answering busy phones, scheduling merchandise pick-ups, assisting with customer service, setting up driver’s route, cash register, opening & closing. Must possess exceptional customer service skills, be organized and proficient in technology and social media, have a positive attitude and work...

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MCI Rent Escrow Program Opportunity
Aug01

MCI Rent Escrow Program Opportunity

Chatham Housing Authority is pleased to announce the MCI Rental/Housing Savings Program. Eligible applicants will have the opportunity to save for a down payment on their first home while renting one of the affordable units at the MCI/Marconi Campus on Old Comers Road. Under the program, half the monthly rent is set aside in an escrow account and is made available to the qualifying participants at the end of the five year program....

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Route 28 Eastern Mashpee Corridor Study From Route 130 to Orchard Road
Aug01

Route 28 Eastern Mashpee Corridor Study From Route 130 to Orchard Road

The Cape Cod Commission with the Towns of Mashpee and Barnstable are conducting a study of Route 28 from approximately Route 130 to Orchard Road. The purpose of the study is to identify issues related to vehicular traffic as well as use of the road by pedestrians and bicyclists and to propose possible improvements to address these issues. For more information, please visit...

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2017 Mashpee’s Season of Illumination Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available!
Jul28

2017 Mashpee’s Season of Illumination Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available!

The Town of Mashpee and the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce Proudly Presents Mashpee’s Season of Illumination 2017 The Town of Mashpee and the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the spectacular lights display at the Mashpee Rotary and the Mashpee Chamber’s night-time illuminated Christmas Parade, which are both holiday traditions the entire family can enjoy. Every year, people travel from all over to view the rotary lights...

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Important Update: Eversource’s Revised Rate Increase Proposal
Jul27

Important Update: Eversource’s Revised Rate Increase Proposal

From the Office of Representative Randy Hunt Massachusetts House of Representatives 5th Barnstable District The State House, Boston July 27, 2017 A message from Representative Hunt about Eversource’s Electric’s revised rate increase proposal: Good Morning, I’d like to take the opportunity to provide you with a follow-up to my March 27 letter about Eversource’s electric rate increase proposal. This past January,...

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Late Summer Bloomers, 33% Off Roses + More at Mahoney’s Garden Center!
Jul27

Late Summer Bloomers, 33% Off Roses + More at Mahoney’s Garden Center!

Our Favorite Late Summer Bloomers There are many ways to keep color in the garden even after the glorious days and exuberant flowering display of June. Like late-blooming teenagers, there are plants that come into their own after others have made their statement. They extend the joy of being in the garden into July, August and September, offering color and texture. And many late season bloomers are also magnets for pollinators such as...

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Exciting Offer from Cape Cod Retractable, Inc.
Jul26

Exciting Offer from Cape Cod Retractable, Inc.

Summer Savings Time is Here…. If you have been thinking about adding sun protection to your home this summer, now is the time to act. Cape Cod Retractable, Inc. has hundreds of colors to choose from to match your home decor. Awnings provide shade for outdoor living spaces and help keep the sun’s harmful rays from fading rugs and furnitue. Prompt installation insures plenty of time to enjoy your products this season. During...

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USCIS Congressional Update: USCIS News Release on H-2B Program
Jul18

USCIS Congressional Update: USCIS News Release on H-2B Program

WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm due to a lack of available temporary nonagricultural workers will be able to hire up to 15,000 additional temporary nonagricultural workers under the H-2B program under a final rule that the Departments of Homeland Security and Labor submitted to the Federal Register today. To qualify for the additional visas, petitioners must attest, under penalty of perjury,...

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Why I Read the Mashpee Chamber Newsletter:
Jul13

Why I Read the Mashpee Chamber Newsletter:

Report on Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Meeting to Mashpee Chamber You don’t need to read further than the title of this article to understand why I make it my business to read the Mashpee Chamber Newsletter.  I read it because I learn about all sorts of things that are important to our community. In one issue I learned about the June 20th  Regional Transit Authority meeting, the subject of which would be Cape Cod transportation...

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It’s Summer and Time to Leverage Your Presence as a Local Business
Jul06

It’s Summer and Time to Leverage Your Presence as a Local Business

Summer Is When Problems Crop Up. Nip Them In the Bud! Have a quick question or looking to rethink your entire business? SCORE Mentors are available. Check the SCORE website for information or connect with a SCORE mentor for free guidance. Make an appointment for free, confidential mentoring. What you need to know: 5 Rules for Going into Personal Debt as an Entrepreneur Try not to get into personal debt unless you know what...

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New Mobile Pumpout Service Announced for Bass River Boaters
Jun29

New Mobile Pumpout Service Announced for Bass River Boaters

(SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – Friends of Bass River, the newly-formed nonprofit dedicated to protecting the delicate ecosystem of the Bass River Estuarine System, and the Town of Yarmouth Division of Natural Resources are excited to introduce a new collaborative effort to provide a mobile pumpout service for Bass River boaters this summer.   For the first time, the Yarmouth Harbormaster’s marine waste pumpout boat will be stationed in the...

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Meeting Space at Care… From the Heart
Jun29

Meeting Space at Care… From the Heart

Meeting space is available for rent in Mashpee at Care… From the Heart The space you need, only when you need it. Conveniently located on Rte. 28 in Mashpee, just 1 mile from the rotary, spaces can be rented by the hour or day, based on your needs. Conference table Classroom setup (up to 24 people) 8′ Projection screen White board Comfortable armchairs Open floor plan (20′ x 30′) Kitchenette Special amenities...

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4th of July Firework Displays and Parades on Cape Cod
Jun29

4th of July Firework Displays and Parades on Cape Cod

The Fourth of July is next Tuesday and we can’t wait to view spectacular fireworks! Why travel all the way to New York or Boston when you can view them right here on Cape Cod? There will be also be parades from Bourne to Provincetown to Harwich throughout the next week. Here is a list of fireworks and parades taking place in Mashpee, Bourne, Falmouth, Sandwich, and the Canal Region. Fireworks Friday, June 30th Mashpee Community Picnic...

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Friends of Bass River Announces Executive Director
Jun27

Friends of Bass River Announces Executive Director

(SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – Friends of Bass River, the newly-formed nonprofit dedicated to protecting the delicate ecosystem of the Bass River Estuarine System is excited to welcome Ryan Mann as the new Executive Director. A Cape resident and seasoned environmental champion, Mann graduated from UMASS Amherst with a degree in Natural Resources. He was the Executive Director for the Westport Land Conservation Trust for several years, as well...

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Habitat Cape Cod Needs Your Help
Jun22

Habitat Cape Cod Needs Your Help

Habitat Needs A New Warehouse/Shop and We Have a Job Opportunity! Help Wanted Habitat needs a lead to a new shop/warehouse for our Construction Department. Specific information below. 1500 – 2000 sq. ft. Overhead garage door Electricity Parking area Heat would be big plus Bathroom a plus, but not absolutely required Secure outdoor storage (OR this may be at a separate location, leased from the same or different person/entity)...

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Jun13

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is on June 18th, and this is the perfect day to honor the male figure in your life – whether they’re your father, uncle, brother, or a good friend. On this day, my dad likes to play a round of golf and then have a cook-out on the grill afterwards, while watching the Red Sox game on TV. Everyone celebrates Father’s Day differently; some with different tradition that persists year after year, or something different each...

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MACCE News & Upcoming Events
Jun13

MACCE News & Upcoming Events

AIM Webinar on Paid Family Leave The Massachusetts Legislature is considering a bill that would establish the right of employees to receive job-protected paid family and paid medical leave. Advocates have indicated that they will put the issue on the 2018 statewide ballot if the Legislature does not pass it. The bill would provide benefits that include up to 16 weeks of paid family leave, and 26 weeks of paid medical leave. Weekly...

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The Constitutional Amendment Tax Trap – Myths and Facts
Jun09

The Constitutional Amendment Tax Trap – Myths and Facts

Myths and Facts Editor’s note – Beacon HIll lawmakers will vote on Wednesday whether to place on the 2018 statewide ballot a proposed constitutional amendement that would impose a four percentage-point surtax (an 80 percent increase) on incomes of more than $1 million. AIM opposes the Constitutional Amendment Tax Trap and will look at the myths and facts surrounding the issue each day through next Wednesday. Myth:...

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Cape Abilities awarded Development & Education Grant from Bank of America
May25

Cape Abilities awarded Development & Education Grant from Bank of America

Hyannis MA, May 25, 2017 – Cape Abilities has received a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation in support of its Employment & Vocational Skills Training Program located at the Cape Abilities Farm in Dennis. This grant will assist in the funding of a Vocational Specialist, a former Special Education Curriculum Consultant and a Master Gardener, who will provide support to job coaches and farm staff,...

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New General Manager at Red Jacket Beach Resort
May17

New General Manager at Red Jacket Beach Resort

New General Manager at Red Jacket Beach Resort  Red Jacket Resorts is excited to welcome George Abbott as the new General Manager for Red Jacket Beach Resort in South Yarmouth, MA. A longtime Cape resident with a B.S. in Finance from Husson University and an M.B.A. from Suffolk University, George has more than 35 years of experience in the hotel industry from Cape Cod to Western Massachusetts to the Caribbean. In his new role, he will...

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Schedule Spring Work Now With Stewart Painting!
May11

Schedule Spring Work Now With Stewart Painting!

The appointment schedule for estimates are heating up at Stewart Painting now that spring is here! Schedule today so you don’t miss out on the prime-time to get your house ready for summer celebrations such as: graduations, open houses, and BBQs! Call Stewart Painting at 508-362-8023 today or schedule an estimate online.

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Help Keep the Route 6 Rest Area Visitor Center Open
May11

Help Keep the Route 6 Rest Area Visitor Center Open

Hello everyone, The Barnstable County Commissioners will be discussing the funding of the Route 6 Rest Area on their upcoming agenda on Wednesday, May 17th at 11 AM at the Commissioners’ Conference Room, 3195 Main Street, Superior Court Building, Barnstable, MA. Below is a link to an online petition* that we are asking you sign in support of the continued funding of the maintenance of the rest rooms at the Route 6 Rest Area in...

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Maritime Meanderings Rack Cards
May07

Maritime Meanderings Rack Cards

Maritime Meanderings Rack Cards Thanks to a grant from CARE for the Cape & Islands, support through the MA Cultural Council grant to the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce—and advice from a number of our great historical societies–we put together a set of self-guided tours of our seafaring heritage. These Maritime Meanderings draw attention to the unique character of the region, its place in history, and the impact of our...

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Be a part of the team! Cape Abilities is hiring!
May01

Be a part of the team! Cape Abilities is hiring!

Cape Abilities offers a variety of employment opportunities at various locations across Cape Cod. They have an outstanding reputation for valuing their employees. While job requirements will vary, all individuals who are caring, compassionate, and motivated to do a great job for those who receive services from Cape Abilities are encouraged to apply! Visit Cape Abilities at www.CapeAbilities.org to apply online for the available jobs...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod is Seeking New Events Committee Members!
Apr27

Community Health Center of Cape Cod is Seeking New Events Committee Members!

CHC of Cape Cod has begun a yearlong 20th anniversary celebration! We have a variety of upcoming events we’re planning that are listed on our website. The kickoff event is our Summer Solstice Celebration on June 22nd! If you are interested in participating in the planning of these events, we are always looking for energetic and inspired individuals to join our 20th Anniversary Committee. Members of this committee will have the...

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Habitat for Humanity Dedication of 108 Orchard Road in Mashpee
Apr13

Habitat for Humanity Dedication of 108 Orchard Road in Mashpee

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod is pleased to announce the dedication of a new home at 108 Orchard Road in Mashpee. Over 100 community volunteers worked alongside future homeowner, Latoya Green, in many phases of construction from raising walls and interior framing and trim, through sidewall shingling, laying floors and painting of the home. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will take place on Saturday, April 22 at 2:00pm....

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4th Annual Children’s LEGO Home-Building Competition
Apr04

4th Annual Children’s LEGO Home-Building Competition

The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod and the Cape Cod Children’s Museum present the 4th Annual Children’s LEGO Home-Building Competition. Sunday, April 23rd at Mashpee High School from 1-5 PM. There will be two categories with 25 builders in each category. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be chosen in each age group. Tickets are $25 per builder, and are available online at...

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Mashpee Parks
Sep01

Mashpee Parks

  The Mashpee Dog Park opened on the morning of July 15th. The park is a spacious area with separate sections for younger dogs, older dogs, and a training area. It is a wonderful place to take your canine companions out and to let them roam free of leashes. The Mashpee Dog Park is a part of Heritage Park and is located on Ashmut Road, which is located just off Route 130.     The Mashpee Community Park has been recently renovated and...

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About Becki

Hello, my name is Becki Grainger and I will be doing blog entries on this website for the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce. You have probably heard of my name through the Mashpee Magazine and this website. I have been working here since May of 2014. I have several different responsibilities at the Chamber. The latest work I have done was to create the slideshow presentation for the Annual Dinner. Previously, I have created a few websites...

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Rockland Trust – Mashpee Branch
Apr23

Rockland Trust – Mashpee Branch

• Mobile banking with mobile check deposit •Online banking & bill pay – Including account transfers to another financial institution • Smart ATMs with extended cutoff times* • Instant issue debit cards • Extended hours, including Sundays • Free coin counting for Rockland Trust customers • Free business and personal checking account* Visit Rockland Trust at 5 Shellback Way or call 508-539-3101. *Exceptions may apply. See our...

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Cape and Islands United Way
Jan07

Cape and Islands United Way

“When you give here, it stays here.” The mission of the United Way is to improve peoples lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. Across the country, the United Way activates community resources to make the greatest possible impact. The United Way system includes approximately 1,400 community-based United Way organizations. Each is independent, separately incorporated and governed by local volunteers. The...

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