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SEPT. 18, 2014


NORTH BEACH CAMPS DEMOLISHED

An excavator completes demolition of the northernmost North Beach camp as the shell of its neighbor waits to be torn down.  Both camps had lost most of their beachfront.  Only two camps remain on the barrier island. TIM WOOD PHOTO
 

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MUSIC IN THE WILDS

Ruth Treen plays "the piano in the woods" during Saturday's Wildlands Music and Art Stroll in Harwich, sponsored by the Harwich Conservation Trust.  Click here for a gallery of photos, or see page 16 of this week's paper. TERRI ADAMSONS PHOTO

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Fishing Boat Near-sinking Highlights Danger Of Chatham Bar
CHATHAM --- A 40-foot fishing boat nearly sank last week while going across the Chatham Bar, but both the boat and its captain are safe thanks to quick action by the Coast Guard and harbormaster. Last Wednesday's incident, however, highlights just how dangerous the bar can be. Conditions change so fast that even seasoned fishermen like Bruce Kaminski, a 30-year veteran of the industry, can suddenly find their vessels bottoming out or being swamped by rouge waves.
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Town Meeting OK's Monomoy Funds, FD Cleanup And Land Purchase
CHATHAM --- Voters breezed through a four-article special town meeting Monday evening, appropriating more than $1.5 million to buy open space, clean up contamination at the site of the new fire station, and hire consultants to help combat the Monomoy Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

Plan Board OK's Cumbies, ZBA Next, Page 3
Bridge Closed As Of 9/17, Page 3

Chapman Hits Campaign Trail, Page 5
Still Gaps In Seal Knowledge, Page 5
Selectmen Nix Access Policy, Page 9
Feds Provide Plover Permit Funds, Page 11
New ConsCom OK's Revetment, Page 13
Chatham Coastie Assists In NY Rescue, Page 19
Town Seeks Dismissal Of CBI Suit, Page 19
Meet Priscilla Smith, Page 2

Sharks Get Hammered And Humbled By Whalers In Home Opener
HARWICH Terence Roche, the ever-optimistic coach of the Monomoy football team, stood before a couple of reporters after a dismal performance by his second-year squad and insisted that better days lay ahead.
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MIAA Approves Monomoy And Mashpee Co-Op Hockey Team
HARWICH A little more than two months after they first proposed to combine their short-staffed varsity ice hockey teams, Monomoy and Mashpee got the thumbs-up they were hoping for on Thursday when the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association's District C approved their plan for a co-op.
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Harwich Looks At Roundabout at Pleasant Bay Rd./Route 39 Intersection
EAST HARWICH Police department statistics show a clear need for improvements at the intersection of Route 39 and Pleasant Bay Road. Since 2006 there have been 61 accidents there, and in recent years the annual number of accidents has been on the rise.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Town Celebrates Crowell Barn Raising
HARWICH It was a puzzle, but the original wood that made up the workshop and barn that belonged to renowned bird carver A. Elmer Crowell has been re-assembled on the Brooks Academy property and will serve as a museum offering bird carving demonstrations, exhibits and programs.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

New Building Commissioner Hired, Page 3
Music, Arts And Crafts Fest Draws Crowd, Page 7
Beach Inn Seeks Second Story, Page 10
Charter School Run Honors Late Student, Page 12
Music And Arts Flourish In Wildlands, Page 16
Mill Store To Close, Page 36
Chamber Report Steady Summer, Page 36

Sidewalk Debacle
There were so many things wrong with the Chatham Board of Selectmen's decision to cancel plans for sidewalks along Stage Harbor Road and Bridge Street. Where to start?
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Fin And Flip On The Cape
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COLUMNS

Writers Block by Tim Wood, Aug. 7
Monomoyick by Andrew Buckley, Page 26

Discovering Harwich by Russ Allen, Sept. 4
Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, Sept. 11
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, Aug. 28 
Letters, Page 31
Meeting Schedule, Page 4
Town Hall Action, Page 6
Minding Your Business

Monomoy School News
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