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Dinners at The Bistro feature a palatable pastiche of neoclassic cuisine. The menu changes with the seasons, incorporating the freshest local and regional ingredients. The Belfry Bistro specializes in intimate dinners for two or an elegant "affair" for 85. Tented lawn and garden parties for 150 can be accommodated in seasonal weather. The Inne is host to the most elegant weddings and corporate events with ease.

8 Jarves Street, P.O. Box 2211, Sandwich, MA
phone: 508-888-8550
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***  WATCH ***  SANDWICH DISTURBANCE: POLICE INVESTIGATING REPORT OF MAN WITH ?MACHINE GUN??
Saturday April 20, 2024
SANDWICH, MASSCHUSETTS ? [HN NOTES & MULLINGS ON THE MATTER] ? ?WHAT IN TARNATION?? was the very first thing I said to my trusty K9 partner as we began driving toward the scene? because one of the very last things I expect to hear during any given overnight is the wildly unreasonable mention of someone possibly with a machine gun anywhere near to a bustling Town of Sandwich shopping plaza? ? but as they say, sadly, things are in the process of fundamentally changing here on Cape Cod? ? and I'll just bite my tongue and leave it at that. Last evening around 10:30 p.m., Sandwich Police squad cars began saturating the area of Cotuit Road, Route 130, and Toms Way after receiving a report of a male running around saying he just saw someone with a ?machine gun.? As you will hear in the following HN ?video,? officers responded to the back employee entrance of Tomatoes Italian Bar & Grill to speak with someone who apparently witnessed a man very concerned about a guy with a ?machine gun? in the vicinity, according to police radio transmissions. The concerned man was reportedly running away from the man allegedly seen putting a ?machine gun? into a vehicle in front of nearby Snap Fitness? ? and if accurate, I can't say I blame the poor guy one bit. Sandwich police then received a second 911 call from the man who initially reported seeing the machine gun to the witness now at Tomatoes Italian Bar & Grill. Officers were dispatched to meet the frightened man, nearby, in the area of 335 Cotuit Road, according to police radio transmissions. There was reportedly a language barrier and officers needed to rely on a telephone interpreter in order to communicate with the man. Upon speaking with him, police were able to learn that the man with the reported ?machine gun? was possibly traveling in a ?blue car.? (There were very likely additional details that were not said over the radio?) Officers worked to make sense of the alarming situation by working with a number of people, including the interpreter, witnesses, and a property manager who responded to assist, according to radio transmissions. Officers viewed available video footage while working to obtain additional video footage from nearby establishments. It's still unclear, but as you'll hear in the following video, officers were apparently trying to figure out the possible connection between the initial witness and the man who allegedly had the gun. There was something mentioned about ?the suspect? never getting to the house, along with officers checking on a family to make sure they were okay.  (But like I said, things are still very unclear at this point?) In the following HN video, one officer can be heard asking about whether there was any confirmation on the type of firearm? and another officer responded by saying, ?possibly a rifle.? Officers were not able to locate the man suspected of having the alleged machine gun? it was believed he was no longer in the area prior to officers clearing the call shortly prior to midnight. The investigation into the matter appears to be very active and ongoing? and HN has reached out to the Sandwich Police for updates, clarifications, and official details? The following HN ?video? highlights officers diligently working the scene? [DEVELOPING] [HN VIDEO  ?  PRESS PLAY]   P.S. ? Today's Hytown Vignette is brought to you by Joni Mitchell?  [CLICK IT/CRANK IT! HEADPHONES ABSOLUTELY OBLIGATORY!]  
VIDEO: Sunday Journal ? YMCA Cape Cod Hosts Healey for Major Childcare Funding Announcement
Friday April 19, 2024
YMCA Cape Cod recently hosted Gov. Maura Healey as she announced new funding bringing the state one step closer to universal pre-k childcare. Sandwich and Barnstable are receiving $250,000 and $50,000 respectively, but President and CEO of YMCA Cape Cod Stacie Peugh says it's only the beginning. She joins Sunday Journal this week to discuss [?] The post VIDEO: Sunday Journal ? YMCA Cape Cod Hosts Healey for Major Childcare Funding Announcement appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Erosion Felt Across Cape as Sandwich Beach Trail Sees Closures
Friday April 19, 2024
SANDWICH ? Erosion is taking its toll on Cape Cod. Just after the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge visitors center on Morris Island in Chatham was demolished due to encroaching seas, the sandy trail to Town Neck Beach on the other side of the Cape in Sandwich is also seeing limited access. The town's recreation department [?] The post Erosion Felt Across Cape as Sandwich Beach Trail Sees Closures appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Elevated Impressions Score Small Biz Award vid/Sandwich Chamber
Thursday April 18, 2024
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Town Neck Beach Access Restricted
Thursday April 18, 2024
SANDWICH ? The Town of Sandwich Recreation Department is notifying the public that access to Town Neck Beach is being temporarily prohibited. Both the sand pathway and stairway to Town Neck are closed due to storm-related issues as well as a sand refurbishment project. That's all in addition to the fact that the town is [?] The post Town Neck Beach Access Restricted appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Traffic delays reported after vehicle fire on Route 6 westbound in Sandwich
Tuesday April 16, 2024
SANDWICH ? Traffic delays were reported after a vehicle caught fire on Route 6 in Sandwich. The fire broke out about 5:30 PM Westbound between Queen Anne Road and Route 130. It appeared all westbound lanes were temporarily closed due to apparatus extinguishing the fire. By 5:50 PM one lane was open. The post Traffic delays reported after vehicle fire on Route 6 westbound in Sandwich appeared first on CapeCod.com.
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