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July 2-8, 2015


'A QUILT IS A HUG'

Hospice programs are indispensable for providing the special needs of people as they near the end of their lives. But a new program by Hope Hospice is offering something special – comfort and recognition – for clients who served in the armed forces.  ALAN POLLOCK PHOTO
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1
FIRE STATION RIDGE BEAM PLACED

Watch a video of the main ridge beam being placed on the steel superstructure of Chatham's new fire station Thursday.

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Preparations In Place For 'Epic' Parade

CHATHAM --- We're going to need a longer parade route. With an ever-rising number of parade entries as well as bigger crowds every year, that was the mantra of the town's Independence Day parade committee. With this Saturday's July 4 parade, they got what they asked for – an extended route – but it came with complications that had the town's police and fire departments scrambling.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

Daniels Departs; Mark Wilson Named Interim Middle School Principal
CHATHAM Mark Wilson, the well-regarded former curriculum director for the Falmouth public schools, has been hired as interim principal of Monomoy Regional Middle School. Wilson takes the place of Brian Daniels, who resigned suddenly after serving for one year.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 3

Church Volunteers Prepare Champ House Meals, Page 5
Chatham Bars Inn Wants More Money For Taking, Page 7
Fire Station Beam Signing, Page 9
Local Celebrate Summer, Page 11
Skydive Injunction Taken Under Advisement, Page 14
Chatham Woman Goes To London To See The Queen, Page 15
Coast Guard Foundation Holds Fundraiser, Page 19
Bidding Opens On Park Sharks, Page 26
Meet Aaron Reza, Page 2

More than 900 Runners Compete In Sixth Annual Harwich 5K
HARWICH – Perfect conditions and an overflow of community spirit made for a record turnout at Saturday morning’s sixth annual Harwich 5K Road Race, with Sam Bradford of Bedford winning the contest with a time of 16:29.
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2015 CHRONICLE DINING GUIDE

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Agway Plants Seed For E. Harwich Store
EAST HARWICH — Agway of Cape Cod is planning to purchase a 3.3-acre parcel along Route 39 west of Harwich East Plaza on the south side of the road, and if the permitting process goes smoothly they hope to start construction of the nursery, lawn and garden center this fall.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Selectmen Look To Staff For Middle School Repurposing
HARWICH — A month ago selectmen were looking for “more meat on the bones” of the Harwich Middle School repurposing committee report on future uses of the shuttered school. The committee's report identified three options, but selectmen were looking for costs associated with those recommendations.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 3

Welt Mural Finds Home In Community Center, Page 5
South Harwich Meetinghouse Work Progresses, Page 7
Donations Will Fund High School Concession Stand, Page 13
Chase Library Open House, Page 14
Selectmen Respond To Open Meeting Law Complaint, Page 36

Celebrating July 4
We have holidays for celebrating the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces to protect the freedoms we cherish. Independence Day is the holiday when we celebrate those freedoms, first enshrined in the Declaration of Independence 239 years ago and fought for in the war of independence, which ended 232 years ago.
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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, June 18

Discovering Harwich by Russ Allen, Page 38
Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, June 11
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, June 28 
Letters, Page 2626
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 47 of last week's edition. 

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Three Artists Create Monomoy High Mural [Left]
Whirligigs And Nature Photography
Review: 'Music Man' At Harwich Junior Theatre
Review: 'Battle For Broadway' At Chatham Drama Guild
Review: 'Outside Mullingar' At Cape Rep
Trull Book Explores World Of Seals, Sharks And Fishing
Review: 'Damn Yankees' At M
onomoy Theatre
Review: 'Moby-Dick' At WHAT
Review: 'Sweet Charity' At Academy Playhouse
HJT Alum Directs 'Music Man'
Summer Literary Lunches Get Underway
Summer Brings New Businesses To Chatham, Harwich
Bernard Cornwell Faces His Waterloo
Singer/songwriter Turns To Crowdsourcing For CD

Harwich Drummer Highlighted On Lustre Kings CD
Travis, Greenberger Look Back At Collaborations With New CD

 

SHARKS IN THE PARK
More than 40 sharks created by local artists have moved to the front lawn of the Eldredge Public Library where they will remain on display through August. Bidding on the sharks has also begun.  Click here for a photo gallery.





Global adventurer Sarah Outen rows out of Chatham Harbor May 14, beginning 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. Watch a video of the departure here.


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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