The Point http://capeandislands.org en 2 Serious Musicians Who Make People Laugh http://capeandislands.org/post/2-serious-musicians-who-make-people-laugh <div align="justify" style="margin:0;"><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:28:30 +0000 Mindy Todd 28679 at http://capeandislands.org 2 Serious Musicians Who Make People Laugh How Do We Define Success? http://capeandislands.org/post/how-do-we-define-success <p>Confidence and success: which comes first? What role does perception play? How do we define success? Psychiatrist <strong>Marc Whaley</strong> and Psychologist <strong>Michael Abruzzese</strong> discuss the psychology of success with <strong>Mindy Todd</strong> on <strong>The Point</strong>. They share what the latest research tells us about how people acquire high levels of skill in science, business, music, the arts and sports.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:02:02 +0000 Mindy Todd 28623 at http://capeandislands.org How Do We Define Success? Bird News: Spring Activity Heats Up http://capeandislands.org/post/bird-news-spring-activity-heats <p>Spring Bird News: the returning migrants arrive, more each day, along with the first blooms and the spring insects. Nantucket Ornithologist <strong>Vern Laux</strong> tells of courtship displays and nest building, the First of the Year birds, and much more, with <strong>Mindy Todd</strong> on <strong>The Point</strong>.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:50 +0000 Mindy Todd 28560 at http://capeandislands.org Bird News: Spring Activity Heats Up Did Neanderthals Make Music? http://capeandislands.org/post/did-neanderthals-make-music <p></p><p></p><p>Music has been called the universal language and noted as one of the things that make humans distinct. But when did we first make music? Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:48:42 +0000 Heather Goldstone 28506 at http://capeandislands.org Did Neanderthals Make Music? News Round-up: Pilgrim Reactor Evacuation Plan Won't Change; Gov Patrick Bans New Opiate http://capeandislands.org/post/news-round-pilgrim-reactor-evacuation-plan-wont-change-gov-patrick-bans-new-opiate <p>A look at some of the <strong>week's top news</strong> with local journalists <strong>George Brennan</strong> of the Cape Cod Times; <strong>Tim Wood</strong> of the Cape Cod Chronicle; <strong>Joshua Balling</strong> of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; <strong>Sally Rose</strong> of the Provincetown Banner; and <strong>Nelson Sigelman</strong> of the Martha's Vineyard Times.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:47:39 +0000 Sean Corcoran 28381 at http://capeandislands.org News Round-up: Pilgrim Reactor Evacuation Plan Won't Change; Gov Patrick Bans New Opiate 1 in 4 Women a Victim of Domestic Violence at Some Time http://capeandislands.org/post/1-4-women-victim-domestic-violence-some-time <p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:02:46 +0000 Mindy Todd 28316 at http://capeandislands.org 1 in 4 Women a Victim of Domestic Violence at Some Time The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction http://capeandislands.org/post/passenger-pigeons-flight-extinction-0 <div><p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:46:03 +0000 Mindy Todd 28257 at http://capeandislands.org The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction Veterinarian Writes Captivating Stories http://capeandislands.org/post/veterinarian-writes-captivating-stories <div style="margin:0;"><p><font color="black" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><font face="Times New Roman" size="2"><span style="font-size:14px;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:19px;"><a href="http://drnicktrout.com" target="_blank"><strong>Nick Trout</strong></a>, <strong>Veterinary Surgeon</strong> and Author, talks about his work, his writing, and the animals that have inspired him. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:46:08 +0000 Sean Corcoran 28170 at http://capeandislands.org Veterinarian Writes Captivating Stories Mentoring Cape and Islands Youth http://capeandislands.org/post/mentoring-cape-and-islands-youth <div style="margin:0;"><p><font color="black" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><font face="Times New Roman" size="2"><span style="font-size:14px;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:14pt;">Research into <strong>youth mentoring programs</strong> has shown that these programs have a positive impact on kids. But some parents are reluctant to enroll their children for fear of stigmatization or because of concerns about safety. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:41:10 +0000 Sean Corcoran 28171 at http://capeandislands.org Mentoring Cape and Islands Youth A Week Filled with News http://capeandislands.org/post/week-filled-news <p>A look at some of the <strong>week's top news</strong> with local journalists.&nbsp; Among the stories we talk about: oyster thefts uncovered; an acquittal in a high-profile Falmouth murder trial; new drug policies applauded; Outer Cape Health Services to expand; affordable housing proposed for Harwich Middle School; Provincetown may ban single-use plastic bags; Nantucket's commercial scallop season ends, and the island's marine mammal stranding team left without funding; and town meeting season gets underway.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:16:46 +0000 Sean Corcoran 28014 at http://capeandislands.org A Week Filled with News