Chatham News

Town: Work To Resume Soon On Neglected Park

SOUTH CHATHAM — A tiny neighborhood playground, partially completed and left in a state of dis...

After Blustery Session, ConCom Approves Emergency Dredging

CHATHAM — The conservation commission voted unanimously last week to issue emergency certif...

Patriots Shark Leads Bidding On Chatham's Sharks In The Park

CHATHAM – It's pretty obvious that this is New England Patriots country, especially during footb...

Harwich News

Attention Drawn To Lack Of Rt. 28 Sidewalks

HARWICH — The town has filed for a Massworks Infrastructure Program grant to assist with funding...

Harwich Senior Citizens Will Be Rolling In Style In New COA Van

HARWICH — Senior citizens will be rolling around town in style with two new council on aging bus...

Selectmen Hold Off On Building Department Fee Increases

HARWICH — A presentation made by Building Commissioner Raymond Chesley to selectmen shows buildi...

Orleans News

Planning Board Sets Sept. 11 Hearing On Revised Marijuana Regs

ORLEANS — In its search for the perfect blend of free market encouragement and community chara...

Hands-on Approach Gives Town An Edge In Meeting Nitrogen Goals

ORLEANS — For more than 15 years, townspeople have been taking the fate of their estuaries int...

Paving Pushback Produces Possibility Of Pausing Projects

ORLEANS — Remember September? Cool breezes. Fewer traffic jams. A time when year-rounders are ...

Sports

Slow Winds Make For An Interesting 26th Cat Gathering

ORLEANS – Mother Nature was anything but cooperative during the 26 th annual Arey's Pond Boat Y...

Chatham Anglers Defeat Brewster in East Playoffs, Fall To Gatemen In Finals

CHATHAM – It was a playoff season of sweeps, but a championship victory wasn't in the fog-obstru...

Blustery Conditions Make For An Exciting Chatham Yacht Club Regatta

CHATHAM – Blustery weather and soaking rain didn't stop the intrepid sailors taking part in the ...

Features

'Emperor's New Clothes' Commedia Dell'Art With A Message

Do you believe in something because everyone says it’s so? Are you so afraid of being looked upo...

New 'Then And Now' Photos Added To Atwood Museum Exhibit

Something about “then and now” shots of familiar places always captivates us – the older photogr...

Touching And Well-played 'Lost In Yonkers' At Monomoy

"Everyone in Yonkers is afraid of Grandma." Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers" won the 1991 Pulit...

Opinion

Our View: Unmoored

The label “fake news” is thrown around a lot since its coining on the Trump campaign trail. Some...

Letters to the Editor, Aug. 16

Shoes No Longer Secure Editor: I am sad to report that visitors can no longer safely leave the...

Voyage Of The Colby (Part II)

Not again. Unlike yesterday, we were going to get an early start. With an outgoing tide from ...

Focus on...

Alliance Partners With Shark, Seal Organizations To Expand Pier Host Program

CHATHAM –The Chatham Fish Pier was packed, the upper deck was filled with people giggling at sea...

Senior Page: Retirement Means Giving Back For Orleans Brigadier General

Brigadier General Jimmy Gordon Dishner, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), of Orleans goes by “Jimmy” much l...

Health Officials: Go On In, The Water’s Fine

Good news: The fresh and salt waters of Harwich, Chatham and Orleans have remained clean and saf...

Obituaries

Donald O. Chapman

Donald O. Chapman               HARWICHPORT- Donald O. Chapman, 82, died peacefully on Thu...

John J. McMahon Jr.

John J. McMahon Jr.                 John J. McMahon Jr., (Mac) 69, a 44 year resident of Chat...

Mary Ellen Baggitt

Mary Ellen Baggitt             Mary Ellen Baggitt, 69, of Chatham passed away early Monday mo...