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Feb. 11-17, 2016


BAND SERENADE

Members of the Chatham Band serenaded Boston Post Cane recipient Juliet Bernstein Friday. Bernstein was instrumental in opening the band to women in the 1980s.  See next week's paper for more.

MUDDY CREEK FLOW RESTORED

A channel opens.  Water flows.  Muddy Creek's historic tidal level is restored.  See it happen in this video courtesy of Chatham's Channel 18.

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Major Route 28 Rezoning Proposed
CHATHAM In what could be the most significant alteration of the town's zoning bylaw in 30 years, the planning board is proposing sweeping changes to zoning along Route 28 from Crowell Road to the Harwich town line.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

FAA Rejects Airport Gadly's Complaints
CHATHAM The Federal Aviation Administration has rejected a host of complaints filed by a West Chatham property owner. David Bixby said the agency wasn't taking his concerns seriously and he intends to pursue the matter through the formal FAA complaint process.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 3

Signs To Address Water St. Concerns, Page 5
Selectmen Review School Budget, Page 9
Orpheum Number One With 'Finest Hours,' Page 11
Cultural Council Announces Grants, Page 14

Monomoy Cheerleaders Prepare For First Competition
HARWICH Football and basketball games at Monomoy High are already exciting, but when the cheerleaders step up to the sidelines, the Shark spirit is even more of a thrill. Now, the winter squad is diligently preparing for their first competition of the season and they want their fans there not only to cheer them on, but also to see firsthand what a truly demanding sport it is.
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Chatham Athletic Association Announces New Grants
CHATHAM ─ The Chatham community has given strong support to the Chatham Athletic Association through the Chatham Anglers Cape Cod Baseball League team, and now the CAA wants to give back. They'll be doing so via newly created grants that will benefit either an individual athlete or athletic team in need of financial support.
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CHRONICLE DINING GUIDE

Find menus from dozens of local residents in this handy guide in this week's paper. Read it free on-line!
 

EASTWIND REAL ESTATE

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Pleasant Bay Watershed Management District Eyed
Though the idea is still in its infancy, Chatham, Harwich and the other towns around Pleasant Bay could one day create a watershed management district to share research, grant opportunities, and even permitting and enforcement duties.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH

After 11 Years, Mobed Leaves Historical Society
HARWICH For historians, the year 2020 is an important one. The nation will be observing the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's arrival in the New World, and that's an educational opportunity that Desiree Mobed can't pass by.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH

Monomoy Student Raises Money For Mission To India, Page 3
Tech School Battles Falling Enrollment, Page 5
Lucas Dock Hearing Postponed, Page 9
Magnus, Mahar At Monomoy, Page 31
Meet Ann Laidlaw, Page 2

Don't Let Fish Pier Needs Linger
The Chatham Municipal Fish Pier serves two significant purposes. It's the chief offloading spot for the town's commercial fishing fleet, the largest on the Cape. The pier is also a major tourist attraction, drawing thousands of people to watch the time-honored tradition of fishing boats returning to port to offload their catch, to catch a glimpse of a seal or capture an image of one of the town's most scenic locations.
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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, Oct. 22
Monomoyick by Andrew Buckley, Jan. 21
Discovering Harwich by Russ Allen, Feb. 4
Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, Page 22
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, Jan. 28 
Letters, Page 31

Meeting Schedule, Page 4
Town Hall Action, Page 6
Minding Your Business

Monomoy School News
News and photos from the regional school district.  See page 38 of last week's edition. 

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Orpheum Launches Second Art Film Series
Chatham Author Explores The 'Frozen' World
Memoir Details Raising Autistic Child
Jim Cole Reviews 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
A Kid's View Of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
Ivan Bassett At 90: Can't Complain

 

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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