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November 23rd

ACL Champions D-Y Dolphins vs. The Nauset Warrioirs!


Gates Open at D-Y’s Alan Carlsen Field at 9 a.m. Kick-off is at 10 a.m.


The D-Y Police Detachment and Yarmouth Police will be on hand to ensure a safe and enjoyable event.

We anticipate a large crowd and expect parking to be at capacity. If you require handicap parking you need to arrive early, those spaces will be claimed quickly.

The game is expected to end about 12:15 p.m. The D-Y facility will close 30 minutes after the game ends and all spectators must leave the property. Please make pick-up arrangements accordingly. Waiting on the property after closing is not permitted.


Please be aware of the following rules.

• No smoking (anything) on school grounds

• No alcohol

• No open beverage containers of any kind

• No coolers, bags or backpacks

• No footballs

• No re-admittance


All school rules apply at the game.


Massachusetts law is always in full effect.


Thank you. D-Y P.D.

Go Dolphins!











Will you be

Dropping-off or Picking–up

a student at D-Y?


Help us help you make your

morning commute safe and efficient.


Please take a few minutes

to familiarize yourself with our

traffic patterns, routines and suggestions.


Your fellow motorists will thank you!

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Motorist Advisory from D-Y P.D.


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School is open across the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District!  Please be mindful of children walking to school and at bus stops, slower traffic due to school bus activity and increased traffic around schools during drop off and dismissal times.  Yarmouth and Dennis Police officers will be stepping up vehicle and traffic enforcement efforts to ensure a safe start to school.  Some areas of Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) we tend to concentrate on at this time of year are listed below, along with the penalties. 


MGL Ch. 89 §11 Crosswalk Violation - $200

·        Blocking a crosswalk,

·        Pass a motor vehicle stopped at a crosswalk,

·        Failure to yield right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk


MGL Ch. 90 § 8 Junior Operator License Passenger Restriction Violation

·        1st offense:  60 day suspension + $100 reinstatement fee

·        2nd offense: 180 day suspension, Driver Attitudinal Retraining Course + $100 reinstatement fee

·        3rd or subsequent offense: 1 year suspension, Driver Attitudinal Retraining Course, Full Exam


MGL Ch. 90 §13A Seat Belt Violation - $25

·        $25 for each additional passenger not wearing a properly adjusted seat belt

·        Passenger can also be directly fined $25.


MGL Ch. 90 §14 Failure to Stop For A School Bus When Red Lights Are Flashing

·        1st offense: $250

·        2nd offense: $1000

·        3rd or subsequent offense: $2000


MGL Ch. 90 §14 Operating (following/stopping) Within 100 Feet of a School Bus

·        1st offense: $35

·        2nd offense: $75

·        3rd or subsequent offense: $150


MGL Ch. 90 §15 Railroad Crossing Violation (School Bus) - $500    


MGL Ch. 90 §17 Speed Limits (School Zone) - Graduated Fine $tructure

·        $50 for up to the first 10 miles per hour over the speed limit;

·        Add $10 for every mile per hour above that. 

·        A $50 surcharge will be assessed in addition to the fine to be divided between the Head Injury Services Treatment Fund and the General Fund of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

·        Additional Junior Operator License penalties

1.     90 day suspension

2.    Driver Attitudinal Retraining Course & State Courts Against Road Rage (SCARR) Program

3.    $500 reinstatement fee

4.    Full Exam


MGL Ch. 90 §8M Use of a Mobile Phone or Mobile Electronic Device by a Junior Operator

·         1st offense-$100, 60 day license suspension & attitudinal course

  • 2nd offense-$250, 180 day suspension
  • 3rd or subs offense-$500, 1 year suspension 

MGL Ch. 90 §8M Improper Use of a Mobile Phone by Operators 18 and Over

  • 1st offense-$35 assessment
  • 2nd offense in 12 months-$75 assessment
  • 3rd offense in 12 months-$150 assessment


MGL Ch. 90 §8M Sending/Reading Text Messages

  • 1st offense-$100
  • 2nd offense-$250
  • 3rd or subs offense-$500


MGL Ch. 90 §8M Negligent Operation & Injury from Mobile Phone Use Criminal Offense- Insurance surcharge

Junior Operator License (JOL) Suspensions

  • 1st offense-180-day suspension
  • 2nd or subsequent offense within 3 years-1 year suspension
  • $500 reinstatement fee

Over-18 suspensions

  • 1st offense-60-day suspension
  • 2nd or subsequent offense within 3 years-1 year suspension
  • $500 reinstatement fee


Familiarize yourself further with MGL Ch. 90 §8M, the new “Safe Driver Law” in our Laws & Legal Updates section.


Please allow extra time for your commute.  We wish you safe motoring.


Click on the chapter and section to view the entire text of each statute








The Sheepdogs of 2017

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