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WEEK OF JAN. 22-28, 2015


CHURCHES MARK MLK DAY

Harwich churches sponsored a Day of Service Monday to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Crews built bookshelves and baked cookies in preparation for upcoming construction of seven Habitat for Humanity homes in town.  See page 7 for more photos. BARRY DONAHUE PHOTO

ICEY DRILL

Harwich Fire Lieut. Leighanne Deering (top) makes a practice rescue of Firefighter Jason Boyne during an ice safety drill last week. See more photos on page 48.  HARWICH FIRE DEPT. PHOTO

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Chatham Airport's $1 Million Garage
CHATHAM --- "A nightmare" is how long-time airport commission member Richard Hunter describes the construction of a two-bay, 40-by-60-foot garage being built at Chatham Municipal Airport on George Ryder Road.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

Chatham Inn Owner Wins $25K Reality Show Prize
CHATHAM – Jill Meyer, the innkeeper at the Captain’s House Inn in Chatham, guarded her $25,000 secret well: From late October to Jan. 13, when the Travel Channel’s new reality TV show “Hotel Showdown” was broadcast, she knew that she had won the show’s grand prize.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 3

An Enigma At The Orpheum, Page 5
'Finest Hours' Release Day Changed, Page 10
Selectmen Make First Pass At Budget, Page 10
West Chatham Road Project Hearing Set, Page 10
Meet Jason Clifford, Page 2

Still Perfect Monarchs March Into MIAA State Tournament
HYANNIS – When Mashpee and Monomoy made plans to merge their hockey teams last spring, there was a general feeling among everyone involved that the partnership would greatly benefit both sides. But it's safe to say no one knew the co-op would be this good this soon.
SEE SPORTS PAGES FOR FULL STORY

Crusaders' Confidence Sky High After Upset Win Over D-Y
ORLEANS – Every day in practice last week, Cape Tech/Cape Cod Academy hockey coach Jay Dalterio hammered home the point that his team could beat Dennis-Yarmouth.
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No Love Lost Between Heated Hoops Rivals Monomoy And D-Y
HARWICH – Hard fouls and harsh words were exchanged when the Monomoy and Dennis-Yarmouth girls basketball teams met in an early season showdown in South Yarmouth on Dec. 15, and the bad blood boiled over in last Thursday's rematch in Harwich.
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Gagnon Gets Nod For New Deputy Police Chief Position
HARWICH — Selectmen on Tuesday night confirmed the appointment of Lt. Thomas Gagnon as Deputy Police Chief.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

School Choice: Weighing The Costs And Benefits
When Massachusetts adopted School Choice nearly 25 years ago, it seemed like a straightforward way to boost schools' performance. And particularly with some under-performing urban districts, it seems to have done so. But with school budget season in full swing, there's lots of talk about the costs of School Choice – and not just in dollars and cents.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Duffy Appointed Treasurer/Tax Collector, page 3
Cranberry Valley Is A Sanctuary, Page 5
Harwich Churches Sponsor Day Of Service, Page 7
New Golf Director Sought, Page 9
State Invites Tech School Into Building Program, Page 11
Superintendent Award Winner Named, Page 12
Police Station Septic System Under Scrutiny, Page 14

Sleepy Time
Around these parts, January marks the darkest doldrums of the yearly news cycle. The weeks after First Night always represent a challenge when it comes to finding exciting, engaging stories for our pages.
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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, Dec. 18

Discovering Harwich by Russ Allen, Jan. 1
Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, Jan. 15
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, Page 22 
Letters, Page 23
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 39 of this week's edition. 

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Review: 'The Game's Afoot' At The Academy Playhouse [Left]
Gas Moratorium Good, Bad For Business
WCAI Fisheries Series Inspires Book
Real-life Teddy Inspires Kids Book
Interview With 'The Finest Hours' Co-author Tougais
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'The Happy Elf' At HJT
Review: 'Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol' At The academy
Review: 'Funny Girl' At Cape Rep
The Chatham Man Who Helped Invent The Modern World
Chatham Woman Writes Guide To Cape Folk Art

Book Club Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Inside The Mind Of Alzheimer's

Chatham Author Pens Second Ptown Book


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