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SEPT.  25, 2014


TWO NORTH BEACH ISLAND CAMPS RAZED

 Two of the four remaining North Beach Island camps were taken down last week. See page 7 for the full story and more photos. COURTESY PHOTO
 

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BRIDGE ALMOST OUT

The Mitchell River Bridge was finally closed last week as crews prepare to replace the historic drawbridge.  The construction is expected to take 22 months. TIM WOOD PHOTO

Locals Consider Branding Chatham Shellfish
CHATHAM — What's in a name? Hopefully, clams. Leveraging the town's reputation for top-quality shellfish, commercial shellfishermen are looking at ways to use the Chatham brand to fetch a premium for locally harvested steamers, quahogs and other species.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

Church To Host Weekly Gatherings For Seniors
CHATHAM --- When the First United Methodist Church held a Valentine's Day luncheon for local seniors back in February, organizers expected a handful of people, especially since the weather was bitterly cold and the wind was gusting to 45 miles per hour. But 65 people showed up for tea, sandwiches, dessert and fellowship.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

Selectmen Vote To Move Ahead With CBI Land Easement, Page 3
Values Inch Up, Tax Rate Goes Down, Page 5
Two More North Beach Island Camps Razed, Page 7
Eelgrass To Return Next Summer, Page 9
Lower Cape PMC Kids Ride Starts In Chatham At Noon Saturday, Page 11
'Dougie's Bridge' Signs Safe, Page 12
Second South Chatham Planning Workshop Scheduled, Page 23

Seniors Shine And Smile In Inaugural Cape-Wide Pickleball Tournament
HARWICH – Retirement community The Villages in central Florida is unequivocally the Pickleball capital of the world, but if the sound and sight of seniors smashing balls, sharing laughs and shouting enthusiastically over points won and lost this past weekend is any indication, Cape Cod is a close second.
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Sharks Get Their Kicks – And First Win – Against Cape Tech
HARWICH – As center halfback for the Monomoy boys soccer team, Noah Nickerson does exactly what his position demands. He wins 50-50 balls in the midfield, thwarts scoring threats, makes timely tackles and is an all-around leader on defense.
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On The Verge Of An Overdue Victory, Crusaders Once Again Fall Short
PLEASANT LAKE – Close only counts in horseshoes. It's a different story on the gridiron and the Cape Tech football team can painfully attest to that.
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Claddagh Irish Pub Liquor License Suspended
HARWICH — The Claddagh Inn and Irish Pub in West Harwich will have its liquor and entertainment licenses suspended for four days over the Columbus Day holiday weekend. Selectmen made that decision Monday night after hearing testimony from several police officers relating to 22 responses by the department to the establishment since March.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

PB Boating Gets Commission Approval For McClennen Property
HARWICH — Pleasant Bay Community Boating's plans for new facilities on the McClennen property along Route 28, with nearly 750 feet of water bay frontage, are complicated by the need for permitting in the towns of Harwich, Orleans and Brewster. But the project so far has been met with positive responses by a couple of conservation commissions.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Officials Warn Of Scams, Page 3
Bay View Path Decision Appealed, Page 5
Solar Array Officials Opened, Page 10
Traffic Delays Due To Race Saturday, Page 19
Meet Rev. Edward Farrell-Starbuck, Page 2

Don’t Ban Parking
We live in a tourist area. The industry remains the biggest economic engine for the Cape in general, and Chatham in particular. It’s therefore puzzling to us why people who live here – either seasonally or year-round – would want to pour sand into that engine.
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COLUMNS

Writers Block by Tim Wood, Aug. 7
Monomoyick by Andrew Buckley, Sept. 18

Discovering Harwich by Russ Allen, Sept. 4
Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, Sept. 11
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, Page 26 
Letters, Page 31
Meeting Schedule, Page 4
Town Hall Action, Page 6
Minding Your Business

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