Friday, May 24, 2013
Falmouth residents still have time to join the early Summer Cape Cod Fish Share, enrollment ends soon.
The Cape Cod Fish Share offers several options for customers looking for fresh locally caught sustainable seafood, according to the fish share’s website. You can choose from a three-week sample share program for $139, a five-week working couple program for $149 and a five-week family share plan for $209. The plans offer a wide variety of seafood from sea scallops, fish and Chatham lobsters. Included in each fish share plan are recipes for each week's catch. You can sign up for the program now on the Cape Cod Fish Share’s website. Share distributions begin the week of Tuesday May 28th. This year there are additional pick up locations for your convenience.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Here are five luxury vehicles for sale locally.
Here is a collection of five luxury cars you can take home from a local dealership today. 1. 2013 Chrysler 300C Luxury Series, $47,625 The 300C has an automatic transmission and a 3.6L V6 24V MPFI DOHC engine. The exterior of this new vehicle is jazz blue pearlcoat. This Chrysler is available at Quirk Chrysler Jeep, Braintree, according to cars.com. 2. 2012 Hyundai Genesis 3.8, $23,995 This Genesis has a 3.8L V6 24V GDI DOHC engine and an 8-speed automatic transmission. There are 26,650 miles on this vehicle. The exterior is twilight blue pearl and the interior is cashmere. This vehicle is available at Hyundai of Plymouth, according to cars.com. 3. 2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC, $46,500 The E350 4MATIC has a 3.5L V6 24V MPFI DOHC engine …
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Three homes sold recently in Falmouth, all under $450 thousand.
The following homes sold this week, according to NewEnglandMoves.com. 1. 114 Falmouth Heights, Falmouth, MA 02540 Sold For: $447,000 Single Family | 3 Beds | 2 Full Baths Garage: 2 | Sq. Ft.: 1,146 Sold Date: 5/17/2013 | Last List Price: $457,000 2. 11 Jasmin, Falmouth, MA 02536 Sold For: $394,000 Single Family | 3 Beds | 2 Full Baths Garage: 2 | Sq. Ft.: 1,426 | Lot Size: 0.39 Acres Sold Date: 5/17/2013 | Last List Price: $399,000 3. 821 Carriage Shop Road, Falmouth, MA 02536 Sold For: $206,000 Single Family | 4 Beds | 1 Full, 1 Partial Baths Garage: 1 | Sq. Ft.: 1,584 | Lot Size: 0.46 Acres Sold Date: 5/17/2013 | Last List Price: $219,900 4. 25 Columbus, Falmouth, MA 02536 Sold For: $155,000 Single Family | 3 Beds | 1 Full Baths…
Monday, May 20, 2013
The Smarter Travel website picks Cape Air for its short list of "Best Small Airlines in North America."
Cape Air has been named one of eight "Best Small Airlines in North America" by the Smarter Travel website. Smarter Travel writer Ed Perkins praises the Vineyard-serving airline, which also does business as Nantucket Air, for finding "not one but five different niches," including the Northeast; Puerto Rico to nearby islands; Fort Myers to Key West, Fla.; St. Louis to regional Midwestern cities and the Guam-Saipan-Rota route. The other small airlines Perkins picked, listed in alphabetical order: Cape Air made headlines earlier this year when it appointed the only woman airline president in the United States. Do you fly Cape Air? What do you think of the travel site's choices for best small airlines in North America? Tell us in the comments. …
The state's Restaurant and Business Alliance said there was "no sign of opposition" at a hearing this week.
The Joint Committee on Revenue in the Massachusetts legislature held a hearing this week on the notion of a potential meals tax holiday for August and one supporting group liking its chances. According to the state's Restaurant and Business Alliance (R.A.B.A), the hearing held Tuesday for the Meals Tax Holiday Bill saw "no sign of opposition" to the measure. Twelve legislators have signed on to the bill primarily sponsored by Rep. Keiko Orrall of Lakeville and Sen. Michael O. Moore of Millbury. If passed, the legislation would go into effect from Sunday, Aug. 11 through Thursday, Aug. 15. "We should offer a Meals Tax Holiday to benefit employees and small local business owners inside Massachusetts to help stimulate the economy," said …
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Sunday, May 19, 2013
The Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend passenger train that will transport weekend riders from Boston’s South Station to downtown Hyannis made its inaugural trip to Cape Cod on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
A cheering crowd of residents, business owners, elected officials, and reporters greeted the CapeFLYER passenger train the when it rolled into Hyannis on Saturday afternoon. By all accounts, despite running late, the train offered a quiet and smooth ride between Boston and Cape Cod, as well as some spectacular views along the way. Billed as a convenient and cost effective way to travel from South Station to Hyannis, and vice versa, the CapeFLYER is the first passenger train service to offer riders a direct train route from Boston to the Cape for several decades. According to the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, the train will make stops in Braintree (Saturdays and Sundays only), Middleborough and Buzzards Bay. The cost of a one-way…
Friday, May 17, 2013
This week three homes sold in Falmouth, all with hefty price tags.
Three homes sold this week in Falmouth, according to NewEnglandMoves.com. 1. 8 Nichols Rd, Falmouth, MA 02536 Sold For: $1,350,000 Single Family | 3 Beds | 3 Full Baths Sq. Ft.: 2,000 | Lot Size: 0.33 Acres Sold Date: 5/16/2013 | Last List Price: $1,425,000 2. 9 Vernon Avenue, Falmouth, MA 02540 Sold For: $905,000 Single Family | 5 Beds | 3 Full Baths Garage: 1 | Sq. Ft.: 2,527 | Lot Size: 0.21 Acres Sold Date: 5/16/2013 | Last List Price: $925,000 3. 25 Point Rd, Falmouth, MA 02556 Sold For: $2,100,000 Single Family | 3 Beds | 3 Full Baths Garage: 2 | Sq. Ft.: 2,330 | Lot Size: 0.91 Acres Sold Date: 5/14/2013 | Last List Price: $2,395,000
Service between New York and Provincetown, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket will be enhanced on June 14 with the addition of new flights between White Plains and Hyannis.
Cape Air provided the following. Cape Air will expand its reach with the addition of seasonal service between Hyannis and New York. Beginning on June 14, travelers can fly directly between Barnstable Municipal Airport (HYA) and Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY, or continue through to Manhattan using Cape Air's optional limousine transport, which takes passengers from Westchester County Airport to the heart of Manhattan at 35th Street and 8th Avenue. The new New York to Hyannis route complements Cape Air's existing NY Connection, which includes service between Manhattan and White Plains to Provincetown, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. These fast, frequent flights to the Cape & Islands allow travelers to start their …