Oct. 28, 2010

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Station Chatham To Receive New Rescue Boat
CHATHAM — In a move designed to provide more reliable, year-round search and rescue coverage to the waters off Chatham and Harwich, the Coast Guard has announced plans to bring a third specialized rescue boat to Station Chatham.

Despite Misgivings, Chatham Selectmen Set Date For Regionalization Vote
CHATHAM --- If the debate about regionalizing Chatham and Harwich schools is anything like the discussion about setting a date for the special town meeting when that vote will be held, hold on to your hat.

Market Wing Demolished, Page 3
Fourth District, Cape Senate Candidates Profiled, Page 5
Oktoberfest Photos, Page 7
Coast Guard Rescues Crew From Burning Boat,  Page 10
Drop And Swap Saturday, Page 12
Chatham Chamber Holds Annual Dinner,  Page 36
Obituaries, Page 24
Tolley Runs For Fishing Cause, Page 2

Rough Start For Harwich High School Football Team

SWANSEA — There may be a substitute for size, strength and experience in some areas of athletics, but not in football, and not at the varsity level.

Cape Tech Can’t Ground Jette As Crusaders Fall To Martha’s Vineyard
PLEASANT LAKE — Another week, another lopsided loss. These are tough times indeed for the Cape Tech football team.


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Harwich Woman Recalls Kidnapping Ordeal, 77 Years Later
HARWICH — In 1933, people around the world were captivated by newspaper stories and newsreel reports about the harrowing kidnapping and return of 10-year-old Peggy McMath from her home in Harwich Port, and the dramatic courtroom trial that followed.  But more than three quarters of a century later, the story is now all but forgotten. That is, except by the victim herself.  Peg (McMath) Herring, a resident of Rosewood Manor nursing home, has broken her long, self-imposed silence about the incident. 

Additional Costs Cited For Private Partners In Allen Harbor Dredging
HARWICH – The plans for dredging the basin in Allen Harbor have been three years in the making. But as the project heads toward final design specifications, there are still a number of questions to be answered, as town officials found out on Friday in a meeting with neighbors at the Allen Harbor Yacht Club.

Special Warrant Sent To FinCom, Page 3
Housing Lottery Held, Page 9
Capital Outlay Report Submitted, Page 11
HJT Program Aims To Curb Bullying, Page 13
Race-Church Conflict, Page 20

Chatham-Harwich School Regionalization
Next public forum Saturday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. Chatham Community Center
Regionalization Information
Education Plan
Financial Analysis
Draft Regionalization Agreement

Peake And Wolf
All politics is local, and it’s the local races on the Nov. 2 ballot that are likely to have the biggest impact on our communities.  The four candidates running for the Fourth Barnstable District state representative seat and the Cape and Islands Senate are all dedicated, well-meaning citizens, the sort that any democracy cannot do without.  They put themselves on the line, put their lives on hold and allow themselves and their families to be held to scrutiny, in order to serve the greater good. 

Writers Block by Tim Wood
Monomoyick by Andrew Buckley, 10/21
Hearth To Hearth by Donna Tavano, 10/14

Town Hall Action, Page 6
Minding Your Business, Page 25

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Hit And Run History Features On WGBH Website [left]
Review: 'Secret Garden' At HJT
Cape Symphony Season Preview
Review: 'The Odd Couple' At Academy Playhouse
South Chatham Community Church Celebrates Centennial, 9/30
Surprises Found Under Railroad Museum Floor, 9/16

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