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On the Lowdown – NYTimes Reporter David W. Dunlap on Building Provincetown – Nov 18 and 22

For most of its human-occupied history, Provincetown has has been known as a home for outlaws, deviants, smugglers, cast-aways, fishermen, artists, gays, writers, intellectuals, and iconoclasts of all stripes. It’s a place that not only speaks to the free-thinker inside all of us, but one of those special places whose architecture does its speaking for […]

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On the Lowdown – Ron Beaty, Tea Party/Republican Candidate for State Senate – Oct 14 and 18

With Election Day fast approaching we’ve been focusing our attention on two closely watched regional races. One is the race for Commissioner of Barnstable County, whose current administration is currently  under government investigations regarding financial mismanagement. The other is the contest for the Cape and Islands senate Seat held by two-term incumbent Democrat Dan Wolf, among the most liberal-thinking candidates currently […]

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On the Lowdown – The Barnstable County Commissioner’s Race – Oct 7 and 11

Most county governments in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts were abolished decades ago but among the few remaining, Barnstable is considered one of the strongest. Barnstable County has changed radically in the past few decades, in its population, its services, and its budget, which now totals $28.5 million dollars. County programs encompass environmental, health, safety, conservation, recycling, […]

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