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May 21-27, 2015


A LONG WAY TO ROW

Global adventurer Sarah Outen rows out of Chatham Harbor Thursday morning, starting the final leg of her London2London round-the-world trek. Read more in this week's paper, and follow her progress at www.SarahOuten.com.
SHARKS DEBUT

Artist Paul McPhee with Cynthia Wigren of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy with the Shark in the Park painted by McPhee and sponsored by the organization.  This year's Sharks in the Park art exhibit opened last weekend with more than 40 painted and decorated sharks scattered throughout Kate Gould Park. They'll remain there until July 1.  See photos in this week's paper, or click here for a gallery of pictures.
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Chatham Health Board Considers Plastic Bag Ban
CHATHAM --- The town may soon join neighboring Harwich and several other Cape towns in banning plastic shopping bags.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

Orpheum, Vers To Part Ways In September
CHATHAM --- But by all measures, the Chatham Orpheum Theater has been a success, as has Vers, the restaurant that operates the theater's lobby cafe and a 19-seat restaurant on the lower level of the 637 Main St. building. In September, however, the two will end their two-year relationship.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

WWII Memorial To Be Dedicated, Page 3
Chatham Memorial Day Ceremony, Page 3
Sharks Debut In Park, Page 7
Veteran Journalist Ed Fouhy Remembered, Page 11
Church To Host Chatham Village Cafe, Page 12
New Chatham Coast Guard Commander Named, Page 13
New Chatham Selectmen Sworn In, Page 17
Chatham Blessing Of The Fleet Saturday, Page 25

Monomoy Softball Team Sitting On The Playoff Bubble
HARWICH – With white and blue streamers, balloons and signs hanging around the perimeter of Potter's Field, the scene was set for the Monomoy softball team to celebrate a playoff-clinching victory and honor its two seniors during their final home game.
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Monomoy Girls Golf Team Making Return Trip To MIAA State Tournament

HARWICH – The Monomoy girls golf team couldn't have started the season under worse conditions. On a wet, windy and cold 35-degree day at the Hyannis Golf Club on April 9, the young Sharks faced not only bad weather but a formidable Barnstable team that returned five golfers from last year's state-qualifying team.
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Brown, MacAskill Elected, Question 9 Soundly Defeated
HARWICH — The voter turnout was light Tuesday as voters went to the polls to election two new selectmen, Jannell Brown for a three-year term and Michael MacAskill for a one-year term. Voters also defeated by a wide majority a $395,000 debt exclusion ballot question that would have funded a 24.6 acre purchase in East Harwich to be used for future effluent recharge or a wastewater treatment plant.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Selectmen Want Meat On The Bones Of Middle School Report
HARWICH — There is need for more “meat on the bones” of the Harwich Middle School repurposing committee's report, which was delivered to selectmen Monday night. Selectmen made it clear they were looking for costs associated with different actions that could be taken with the school property.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Selectmen Rescind Appointments Due To Meeting Glitch, Page 5
Rare Butterfly Discovered, Page 5
New Water Superintendent Appointed, Page 10
Toast Of Harwich, Page 14
State OK's Saquatucket To Harwich Port Sidewalk, Page 18
Meet Kathleen Teahan, Page 2

Remembering World War II Vets
Seventy years after it ended, World War II still figures heavily in the identity of America. It was a war that not only defined a generation against which, for better or worse, future generations would be measured, but it also created the modern world. Technical innovations, border changes and even the horrors suffered by millions contributed to shaping and molding what the United States, and indeed the entire world community, has become.
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Fin And Flip On The Cape
Read the continuing adventures of Fin the shark and Flip the seal on our editorial page!


COLUMNS

Writers Block by Tim Wood, Jan. 29
Monomoyick by Andrew Buckley, Page 34

Discovering Harwich by Russ Allen, April 2
Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, May 7
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, April 23 
Letters, Page 26
Meeting Schedule, Page 4
Town Hall Action, Page 6
Minding Your Business

Monomoy School News
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HEROIN: THE UNSEEN PREDATOR
The Cape community has paid a high price in the current epidemic of heroin and opiate addiction. Our three-part series examines the impact on the local community and the response of local law enforcement, human services and community leaders.
 

Exploring Monomoy
CHATHAM --- Even before their school systems merged, Chatham and Harwich always had a lot in common. After all, you can't get into Chatham without passing through Harwich. But there has also been a long rivalry between the two communities, a lot of it based on misconceptions, said Ann Vick-Westgate.

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