• Cape Cod January 31, 2024 4:41 pm

    New store replacing Bourne's popular Christmas Tree Shops: report

    The iconic windmill that greets drivers crossing into Cape Cod over the Sagamore Bridge has lured in the next shop at the location, according to a new report. The building next to the windmill housed a Christmas Tree Shops store for decades, but the beloved chain closed last year. Now, an outdoor furniture company called Tulp is set to set…

  • Massachusetts December 22, 2023 1:57 pm

    And the 2023 winner of Market Basket's annual holiday competition is…

    Customer service counters at Market Basket stores in New England have been spreading holiday cheer with their festive, over-the-top displays, and this year’s winner in the annual competition has been crowned. The Bourne, Massachusetts, location’s Barbie Dreamhouse garnered the most votes on the supermarket’s Facebook page, winning the honor of this year’s winner. Thousands of people voted for their...

  • Massachusetts December 13, 2023 3:27 pm

    Barbie Dreamhouse to Candy Cane Lane: Market Basket customer service desks are decked out for the holidays

    It’s a holiday tradition for Market Basket stores across the region to compete against each other for the best decorated courtesy booth.

  • Bourne November 11, 2023 9:52 pm

    Two injured, juvenile arrested in ‘domestic incident' at Bourne home

    Two people are injured and a juvenile is in police custody following a ‘domestic incident’ at a home in Bourne, Massachusetts, according to police. Authorities say the incident occurred in the 300 block of Old Plymouth Road. One person sustained injuries and another person had minor injuries, police said. Old Plymouth Road may be closed at times due to an…

  • Bourne October 19, 2023 5:40 pm

    Seniors on Bourne football team recognize teachers with special jerseys

    There’s a new tradition at Bourne High School. The football team’s seniors gave special jerseys Thursday to teachers who‘ve played special roles in their lives.  For Ty Kelley, it was an easy choice: John McIntyre, his coach and a math teacher. “It helps out a lot when you’re in a tough situation you can just come talk to him...

  • Bourne October 19, 2023 5:31 pm

    Bourne student athletes gift teachers special jerseys

    Seniors on the football team gave the jerseys as a special thank you to teachers who have had a big impact on their lives.

  • Bourne October 16, 2023 9:16 am

    Body found at Scusset Beach Reservation in Bourne, prompting death investigation

    A person was found dead at Scusset Beach Reservation in Bourne, Massachusetts, late Sunday night, Massachusetts State Police announced Monday morning amid a death investigation. State troopers were looking into an abandoned vehicle late Sunday, when they discovered a dead male who they believed to be connected to the vehicle, authorities said in a news release. The body was found…

  • Cape Cod September 6, 2023 9:32 am

    Person killed by train on Cape Cod

    A person is dead after being struck by a train on Cape Cod as Labor Day comes to an end. Bourne police said around 8 p.m. Monday that they are investigating the fatal incident involving a train hitting a person in the area of Aptucxet Trading Post and Perry Ave. MBTA Transit police later confirmed they are actively investigating what…

  • Massachusetts August 18, 2023 5:34 pm

    3 hurt in serious crash that briefly closes Sagamore Bridge to Cape Cod

    A car crash sent people to the hospital with serious injuries and briefly closed the Cape Cod-bound side of Massachusetts’ Sagamore Bridge for Friday afternoon, snarling traffic for people headed for a getaway. Three people were taken to hospitals from the three-car crash on Route 3, just before the bridge, according to Massachusetts State Police. All three of the people…

  • Cape Cod August 15, 2023 8:35 pm

    Gov. Healey seeking federal grant for 1 Cape Cod bridge to start

    Healey’s office said the administration still intends to replace both bridges, but wants to start with the Sagamore because of its higher traffic volumes and its bigger role in the Cape’s economy.

  • Cape Cod August 15, 2023 8:39 pm

    In shift, Healey going after federal funding for just 1 Cape bridge to start

    After previous efforts to secure federal funding for replacement of both Cape Cod bridges stumbled, Gov. Maura Healey and her deputies will shift to a phased approach that first targets money primarily for the Sagamore Bridge. Healey’s office said the administration will submit applications in the coming weeks for a combined $1.45 billion in federal grants, most of which would…

  • Massachusetts August 12, 2023 8:05 am

    Christmas Tree Shops close as tax-free weekend starts

    The store is offering daily discounts of up to 90 percent off lowest ticket prices, according to their website.

  • Bourne August 11, 2023 2:24 pm

    Cape Cod man accused of touching girls inappropriately at the beach, including licking one

    A Cape Cod man is facing indecent assault charges, accused of making sexual advances toward two girls, including licking one of them, at the beach earlier this week, according to Cape and Islands District Attorney Robert J. Galibois. Jeffrey Burgess, 60, of Bourne, was indicted on charges of assault and battery, indecent assault and battery on a child under 14,…

  • Cape Cod August 14, 2023 2:58 pm

    E. coli in some Bourne water prompts boil notice

    People on the Cape Cod side of Bourne, Massachusetts, are being told to boil any tap water they use until further notice after E. coli was detected in water samples. The announcement first came on Friday afternoon. On Monday, officials said the order remains in place for the time being. The town said any tap water from the Bourne Water…

  • Cape Cod July 28, 2023 8:19 pm

    Bourne pedestrian crash leaves man with life-threatening injuries

    A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle Friday on Cape Cod. Police in Bourne, Massachusetts, responded shortly before 4:30 p.m. to a crash on Trowbridge Road. The victim, a 52-year-old man, was airlifted to a trauma center with life-threatening injuries. Two vehicles were involved in the crash, police said. Both drivers remained at the scene and…

  • Pets April 12, 2023 5:27 pm

    Dog Blood Drive Honors Fallen Yarmouth Police Sergeant and His K9 Partner

    A blood drive really did just go to the dogs, and the organizers wouldn’t have it any other way. “It is a beautiful thing on a difficult day,” said State Rep. Steve Xiarhos, who organized the dog blood drive Wednesday at the Bourne Police Department to honor Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon, who was shot and killed five years...

  • Bourne March 21, 2023 2:18 pm

    Truck Rolls Over, Spilling Gravel Onto Bourne Rotary

    A truck crashed on the Bourne Rotary, near the bridge to Cape Cod, on Tuesday morning, spilling gravel onto the median of the road. The crash and subsequent cleanup prompted the closure of the right lane of the road for hours, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Footage from the scene showed a dump truck on its side. State…

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