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The Cape and Islands Democratic Council promotes Democratic values on Cape Cod, Marthas Vineyard, and Nantucket. Established over a quarter century ago, we create progress for activists, candidates, elected officials, and concerned citizens.

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  • Upcoming events

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM


    from http://www.barnstablepatriot.com/news/20170310/new-cape-tech-building-will-go-to-voters

    Cape Cod Regional Technical High School has proposed a $141 million new building to replace its aging facility in Harwich.

    Superintendent Robert Sanborn appeared before the Barnstable Town Council March 2 to discuss the building proposal, which will be put to a district-wide vote Oct. 24 in 12 member towns from Provincetown to Mashpee.

    Cape Tech serves students from Barnstable, Mashpee, Yarmouth, Dennis, Harwich, Chatham, Brewster, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown.

    ... the MSBA board, chaired by state Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, voted unanimously to include the high school in its schematic design phase, a process of fine-tuning cost estimates and design features that will result in the final project scope and budget to go before voters Oct. 24....

    Friday, October 27, 2017 at 07:00 PM


    Cobbs Hill Community Series:  Containment of Nuclear Waste

    Friday, October 27, 7:00 pm - Doors open at 6:30 pm

     Warren Hall, Unitarian Church of Barnstable

    3330 Main Street (Rte 6A), Barnstable Village

    What is going on now to deal with the hundreds of tons of radioactive nuclear waste at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth?

     Hear the current update from:

    • Diane Turco, Executive Director of the Cape Downwinders
    • John Flores, Barnstable Town Councilor and Governor-appointed member of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel



    Can we contain some of the deadliest, most long-lasting  man-made substances ever produced?


    Watch the big picture -- the film festival favorite, “Containment”.  Left over from the Cold War are a hundred million gallons of radioactive sludge, covering vast radioactive lands.  This 80-minute award-winning documentary explores the dangers of nuclear waste that lasts over millions of years.  Left over from the Cold War are a hundred million gallons of radioactive sludge, covering vast radioactive lands.  



    What can you and I do to address this serious concern and the impact on our communities?


    Discussion to follow the film.

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