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United Way Partners With Falmouth Nonprofits

The Cape and Islands United Way announced the nonprofit organizations they will partner with for the coming year at a celebration Tuesday night at the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

Among 36 area organizations chosen to receive funding as Community Impact Partners, several are from Falmouth: Falmouth Service Center, Gosnold on Cape Cod, Cape Cod Center for Women, Mothers and Infants Recovery Network, The Samaritans, and St. Vincent de Paul. Other nonprofits funded whose programs impact Falmouth include Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & Islands, American Red Cross, Calmer Choice, Children’s Cove, HopeHealth Dementia & Alzheimer’s Services, and WE CAN.  Read More…

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Actions by Congress on Opioids Haven’t Included Limiting Them

WASHINGTON — Ed White has had a devilish time getting his painkiller prescription filled for intense back pain since a federal crackdown on opioid sales battened down the pharmacy shelves at the Walgreens near his home in Port Richey, Fla.

Across the state in Fort Lauderdale, Maureen Kielian just put her son into a residential treatment facility to try to break his life-threatening opioid addiction. To suggest that the federal authorities have been too aggressive amid an opioid epidemic killing 29,000 people a year is absurd, she said. Read More