Barnstable, Massachusetts

What is Barnstable, Massachusetts known for?


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, and a school (Centerville Elementary). Centerville contains the neighborhood of Craigville (Craigville, Massachusetts), which includes Craigville beach. Centerville village also is the home to the Eastern College Athletic Conference offices. Centerville was originally named Chequaquet (meaning pleasant harbor). Centerville is the location of the award-winning, independent Four Seas Ice Cream shop which is located on South Main Street near the intersection with Old Stage Road. Additionally


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for the Omaha Storm Chasers of the Pacific Coast League. McDonough frequently appeared as "Captain Laser", inspiring young students to bring their studies to completion. From there, McDonough trained for a short time at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). image_map Ma towns area code 508 774.png city_name Plymouth (Plymouth, Massachusetts) Taunton (Taunton, Massachusetts) Worcester (Worcester, Massachusetts) Brockton


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and a portion of Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts). Index of Legislative Representatives by City and Town All of Dukes County is patrolled by the Fifth (Oak Bluffs) Barracks of Troop D of the Massachusetts State Police. Home&L1 Law+Enforcement+%26+Criminal+Justice&L2 Law+Enforcement&L3 State+Police+Troops&L4 Troop+D&sid Eeops&b

Bluffs) Barracks of Troop D of the Massachusetts State Police.Home&L1 Law+Enforcement+%26+Criminal+Justice&L2 Law+Enforcement&L3 State+Police+Troops&L4 Troop+D&sid Eeops&b terminalcontent&f msp_divisions_field_services_troops_troop_d_msp_field_troop_d_station_d5&csid Eeops Station D-5, SP Oak Bluffs On the state level, Edgartown is represented in the Massachusetts House


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Festival and Tanglewood Jazz Festival, as well as the summer host for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. ref>


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of the 19th century, there were some 804 ships harbored in the town. But this came to a decline with the rise of the railroad, which had arrived in 1854, and of steamships. By the late 19th century, however, Barnstable was becoming world-renowned as the tourist destination it is to this day. Many prominent Bostonians spent their summers on the Cape shores, as did Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Grover Cleveland. However, the most famous family to summer in the town was, and remains


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rivalry. From 2003–2009, Mashpee played Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. In 2009, Mashpee dropped the Thanksgiving rivalry with Cape Cod Tech and has since renewed the Thanksgiving rivalry with Sandwich, which is effective in the year 2010. In 2011, the high school football team won the Massachusetts Division 4 State Championship by defeating Cardinal Spellman (Cardinal Spellman High School (Brockton, Massachusetts)), 34-8 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. Additionally


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. There are also two special education schools (Southeast Alternative & Beacon Point), as well as the Sturgis Charter School, which serves high school-aged students. Additionally, high school students have the option of attending Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in Harwich free of charge. Barnstable is the home of Cape Cod Community College, a two-year junior college affiliated with Suffolk University in Boston. Transportation Both U.S. Route 6 (U.S. Route 6 in Massachusetts) and Massachusetts Route 28 pass through the town from west to east, with Route 6 being a four-lane freeway through the town. Routes 6A (Massachusetts Route 6A), 132 (Massachusetts Route 132), 149 (Massachusetts Route 149) and a brief, 1 10 mile portion of 130 (Massachusetts Route 130) are also located in town. Route 6A follows an east-west route to the north of Route 6, on its route between the Sagamore Bridge and the Orleans (Orleans, Massachusetts) Rotary. Routes 132 and 149 are both entirely located within the town, and both begin at 6A and end at Route 28. Since 2013, the CapeFlyer passenger rail service has run on weekends between Memorial Day and Columbus Day. The Kingston Route 3 (Kingston Route 3 (MBTA station)) and Middleborough Lakeville (Middleborough Lakeville (MBTA station)) stations of the MBTA's (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) commuter rail (MBTA commuter rail) system provide the closest, year-round, direct service to Boston. The nearest inter-city (Amtrak) passenger rail stations are Boston's South Station and Providence (Providence Station). Freight rail service is provided by the Massachusetts Coastal Railroad. The Cape Cod Central Railroad operates seasonal tourist excursions from Hyannis (Hyannis, Massachusetts) to Sandwich (Sandwich, Massachusetts) and Sagamore (Sagamore, Massachusetts), with some scheduled weekend stops at the West Barnstable (West Barnstable, Massachusetts) depot on Route 149 near Route 6A. The town is the site of two airports. Cape Cod Airfield is a smaller airfield, used primarily for private travel, and Barnstable Municipal Airport at Polando Field is used for regional flights, especially between the Cape and the islands. The nearest national and international air service can be reached at Logan International Airport in Boston. Hyannis is also the site of the main ferry lines to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. Notable people thumb 110px Joe Cronin (File:Joe Cronin 1937 cropped.jpg) thumb 110px Judy Garland (Image:Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz trailer 2.jpg) thumb 110px Tom Hamilton (musician) Tom Hamilton (File:Aerosmith Tom Hamilton.jpg) thumb 110px John F. Kennedy John F. (Image:Kennedy bros.jpg), Robert F. (Robert Kennedy) and Edward M. Kennedy (Ted Kennedy) thumb 110px Jack Kerouac (Image:Kerouac by Palumbo.jpg) Notable (Wikipedia:Notability) persons who have lived in the town of Barnstable: * Demetrius Atsalis, state representative * Joe Cronin, professional baseball player, manager, and Hall of Famer (Baseball Hall of Fame) * Judy Garland, actress and singer * Raymond Goulding, comedian, actor, writer * Andy Hallett, actor and singer * Tom Hamilton (Tom Hamilton (musician)), bassist for the rock band Aerosmith * John Havlicek, basketball player for the Boston Celtics * Thomas Hinckley, governor of Plymouth Colony * Rev. Joseph Hull (Joseph Hull), minister who moved to Massachusetts and founded the Hull Colony * Amy Jo Johnson, original Pink Power Ranger * Herbert Kalmus, co-founder and president of the Technicolor Corporation * Edward M. Kennedy (Ted Kennedy), U.S. senator (United States Senate) from Massachusetts, 1962–2009 * John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States * Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., 44th United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom, 1938–40 * Joseph P. Kennedy II, served in the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts * Patrick J. Kennedy, Rhode Island congressman (United States House of Representatives) and youngest child of Ted Kennedy * Robert F. Kennedy, United States Attorney General, 1961–64, and U.S. senator from New York, 1965–1968 * Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, matriarch of the Kennedy family * Jack Kerouac, novelist, poet, artist * Paul G. Kirk, U.S. senator from Massachusetts, 2009–2010 * Dan LaCouture, NHL (National Hockey League) hockey player for the Boston Bruins * Reverend John Lothropp (John Lothropp), founder of Town of Barnstable * Siobhan Magnus, former ''American Idol'' contestant (American Idol (season 9)) * Neal McDonough, film and television actor * Eric Nickulas, NHL (National Hockey League) hockey player for the Boston Bruins * John T. Olson, brigadier general in the United States Air Force * James Otis (James Otis, Jr.), lawyer and American patriot (Patriot (American Revolution)) * Larry Page, co-founder of Google * Paul Pena, blues singer, guitarist * John Percival, captain of the USS ''Constitution'' (USS Constitution) * Robert Richardson (Robert Richardson (cinematographer)), Academy Award-winning cinematographer * Marnie Schulenburg, actor * Lemuel Shaw, state representative (Massachusetts House of Representatives), state senator (Massachusetts Senate), 1821–22; Massachusetts Chief Justice (Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court#List of Chief Justices), 1830-60 * Casey Sherman, bestselling author of ''A Rose for Mary'', ''Black Irish'' & ''The Finest Hours'' * Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics * Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., 21st United States Ambassador to France, founder of the Peace Corps * Paul Stewart (Paul Stewart (ice hockey)), professional ice hockey player and National Hockey League referee * Michael Tonello, bestselling author * Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, lieutenant governor of Maryland, 1995–2003 * Kurt Vonnegut, author, political icon, entertainer * Mercy Otis Warren, author, poet, playwright, and American patriot * Eden White, singer See also * Barnstaple, England (often called the town's twin) * National Register of Historic Places listings in Barnstable County, Massachusetts References Running '''Demetrius Atsalis (D-Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts))''' Will Crocker (R-Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts)) '''56.0%''' 44.0% ''sought re-election'' '''Robert O'Leary (D-Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts))''' Ricardo Barros (R-Centerville (Centerville, Massachusetts))* (#Republican Primary) 48,212 27,918 - Centerville (Centerville, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable County, Massachusetts) - - Cotuit (Cotuit, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable County, Massachusetts) - - Hyannis (Hyannis, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable County, Massachusetts) - - Marstons Mills (Marstons Mills, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable County, Massachusetts) - - Osterville (Osterville, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable County, Massachusetts) - - West Barnstable (West Barnstable, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts) Barnstable (Barnstable County, Massachusetts) -


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for the Omaha Storm Chasers of the Pacific Coast League. McDonough frequently appeared as "Captain Laser", inspiring young students to bring their studies to completion. From there, McDonough trained for a short time at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). image_map Ma towns area code 508 774.png city_name Plymouth (Plymouth, Massachusetts) Taunton (Taunton, Massachusetts) Worcester (Worcester, Massachusetts) Brockton


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; Jacob's Pillow in the Berkshires hosts a number of traditional and contemporary musical and dance events. Other performing arts and theater organizations in Massachusetts include the Boston Ballet,


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for the performing arts. Both the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops Orchestra are based in Massachusetts. Other orchestras in the commonwealth include the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra in Barnstable (Barnstable, Massachusetts) and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.

Barnstable, Massachusetts

'''Barnstable''' Its largest village, Hyannis (Hyannis, Massachusetts), is the central business district of the county and home to Barnstable Municipal Airport, the airline hub of Cape Cod and the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Barnstable is a 2007 winner of the All-America City Award.

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