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AUG. 21, 2014


MONOMOY HIGH RIBBON CUTTING

The ribbon was cut Thursday opening the new Monomoy Regional High School View. Watch the video above and view an online gallery of photos and read the story in this week's paper.
 

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COOL HARBORMASTERS

Harbormasters from Chatham, Harwich, Orleans and Dennis, along with Chatham Coast Guard personnel, take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Wednesday.

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Shark Spotting Inside South Beach
CHATHAM Since great white sharks were first spotted in large numbers offshore here in 2009, sightings have been limited to the Atlantic Ocean, east of the Outer Cape. No longer. Last week, for the first time, a great white shark sighting was confirmed west of the South Beach inlet, in the waters between the barrier beach and Morris Island.
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Town Seeks To Buy Largest Undeveloped Parcel Left In Town
SOUTH CHATHAM Once valued simply as an open field where fishing nets could be dried and repaired, the Eldredge family twine field has taken on a new value: it's the largest undeveloped buildable parcel of land remaining in Chatham. And if voters at the Sept. 15 special town meeting concur, the 7.3-acre parcel will remain as open space.
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New Regional Middle School Set To Open, Page 3
Action Sought On Rt. 28 Condition, Page 5
Wicked Walter Memoirs Continue, Page 7
Resident Seek To Shape South Chatham Neighborhood Center, Page 9
Captain Eelgrass Returns Saturday, Page 10
New After School Program Set To Launch, Page 11
Oil Spill In Oyster River, Page 13
Meet Paula Grundberg, Page 2

Still-Building Sharks Looking To Take Next Step In Second Season
HARWICH After each of their 10 games last year, the Monomoy football team broke its post-game huddle the same way every time, putting their raised hands into the middle of an enclosed circle and shouting "brick by brick."
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Cape League Grads Making Their Way Through The Minors
CHATHAM When the Chicago Cubs selected Kris Bryant on the second overall pick in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft, they were hoping for a franchise player who could help end their draconian World Series drought that's lasted longer than a century. That's a lot to ask, but so far the star slugger is living up to enormous expectations.
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Monomoy High School Dedication Draws A Crowd
HARWICH There was excitement and anticipation in the air as more than 300 students, parents, staff members, and local and regional officials gathered to celebrate an initiative that took well over 50 years to achieve: construction of the new Monomoy Regional High School, which brings Chatham and Harwich students together in one school for the first time.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Water Superintendent Wiegand Resigns As Investigation Continues
HARWICH Water Department Superintendent Craig Wiegand has resigned after serving the town for nearly 13 years.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION


Show Cause Hearing Set On Claddagh License, Page 3
Subcommittee Formed For Saquatucket Facilities Planning, Page 5
Fundraiser At Tech School Saturday, Page 12
Bay View Beach Path Relocated, Page 14
Wychmere Harbor Upgrade Approved, Page 21
Another Accident At Rt 29/Pleasant Bay Rd., Page 13

In Support Of Sidewalks
Common sense says that sidewalks improve pedestrian safety. But when there is no proven safety hazard, as on Stage Harbor Road in Chatham, is there any benefit to altering a centuries-old streetscape by adding granite curbing and four-foot-wide paved sidewalks?
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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, Aug. 7
Monomoyick by Andrew Buckley, Aug. 21

Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, Aug. 14
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, Page 28 
Letters, Page 31
Meeting Schedule, Page 4
Town Hall Action, Page 6
Minding Your Business

Monomoy School News
News and photos from schools in Chatham and Harwich will return in September. 

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