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APRIL 10, 2014
Long-awaited Monomoy Management Plan Released

CHATHAM --- The good news is commercial shellfishing can continue on the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge. The bad news is that the town is losing more than 700 acres of South Beach to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  See full story on page 1 of this week's edition. SPENCER KENNARD PHOTO


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Mitchell River Bridge Replacement To Begin By June 1
CHATHAM --- Bids for the Mitchell River Bridge are in, and construction to replace the historic drawbridge is expected to begin by June 1, possibly sooner.
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Family Trust Revealed As Sponsor Of Grange Article
CHATHAM --- A family foundation is behind the anonymous offer to donate money to the Chatham Conservation Foundation if town meeting approves a conservation restriction on the Grange property.
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FAA: Skydiving Complaint Has Standing, Page 5
Hearing Held On Wetlands Fines, Page 6
$1.7 In Improvements Proposed For Old Mill Boatyard, Page 7
Rotary Casino Night This Weekend, Page 35
Fishermen's Safety Training Planned, Page 35
Eileen Our: Keeping Chatham, Chatham, Page 36

Sharks Find A Home Away From Home
CHATHAM Construction at Harwich High School has forced the Monomoy baseball team to play at least half of its home games in Chatham this season, but that's perfectly fine by John Sheppard, John Vagenas and the rest of the displaced Sharks.
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Chatham Anglers Skipper Schiffner Joins Nauset Coaching Staff
HARWICH There's a sign in the Schiffner household that reads "A retired husband is a wife's full-time job." On more than one occasion, Martha Schiffner has stared at her spouse and pointed to it as a reminder, but she'll be doing that a little less this spring.
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SPRING HOME IMPROVEMENT

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Quintero-Schulz Ready To Roll As Assistant Town Administrator
HARWICH Newly hired assistant town administrator Julie E. Quintero-Schulz is energetic and confident, and judging from her work history she is also accomplished. Quintero-Schulz was in town last Friday getting her feet wet, but she does not start work here until April 28.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Getty Sale Opens Door For Harwich Center Initiative Planning
HARWICH CENTER Over the past couple of years the doors to small business in Harwich Center have been closing and there are as many for rent or sale signs there as open flags flapping in the breeze. For nearly 15 years there have been periodic Harwich Center Initiative efforts designed to stimulate economic vitality, but little has helped.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Last Harwich High Hall of Fame Roster Announces, Page 3
Solar Panel Installation At Harwich Landfill, page 5
Selectmen Postpone Decision On Rt. 124 Articles, Page 9
School Budget Change Costs The Town, Page 10
State Approves Affordable Housing, Page 11
Meet Sally Weddle, Page 2

Conservation Restrictions Not Needed
Two articles will appear on the May 12 Chatham annual town meeting warrant seeking conservation restrictions on town-owned property. Both seek the same thing to prevent other uses on what is currently open space but go about it in different ways. Likewise, they have different origins and have engendered very different reactions.
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Fin And Flip On The Cape
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COLUMNS

Writers Block by Tim Wood, March 13
Monomoyick by Andrew Buckley,  March 20

Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, Page 22
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, March 17 
Letters, Page 22
Meeting Schedule, Page 4
Town Hall Action, Page 6
Minding Your Business

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