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May 19-24, 2016


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This seaside town is no stranger to sharks, including great whites, which have become more prevalent in recent years. Now, they're not only in the sea, but a unique shoal of creatively adorned sharks has made its way to Kate Gould Park for the third installment of Sharks in the Park. See page 7 for more photos. KAT SZMIT PHOTO

MORE THAN JUST A HIT TO THE HEAD:
Why Concussion Injuries Should Be Taken Seriously

Each time a student athlete steps into a game, their parents feel a sense of anxiety given the risk of injury, no matter the sport. That can include anything from a sprain to a broken bone, but the most prevalent injury seems to be concussion, something doctors, coaches, parents and players are learning can be far more than just a simple hit to the head. Read our series in The Chronicle's e-edition and watch the video above.

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Fire Station Opening Delayed By Verizon Strike
CHATHAM The public will have a chance to tour the town's sparkling new fire department headquarters Sunday, but the building isn't yet ready for use. Fire Chief Michael Ambriscoe said the ongoing strike by Verizon workers has delayed the building's occupancy by at least a month.
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Virginia Couple To Attempt Life's Ambition: A Transatlantic Row
CHATHAM Perhaps more than most other human endeavors, ocean rowing tests the limits of marine engineering, human endurance and mental control. For a Virginia couple preparing to depart on a transatlantic row from Chatham, it will also be a test of their relationship.
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Input Sought On School Time Change, Page 3
Town Officials Meet With Lt. Gov. On Monomoy Boundary Issue, Page 3
Dykens, Love, Ryder Elected, Page 5
Online Privacy Talk At Library, Page 10
Captain Bob Ryder Pens Memoir, Page 11
Report: Right Whale Alive When Hit By Boat, Page 12

Monomoy Girls Tennis Strong In Spite of Loss To Cohasset
HARWICH With winds whipping across the courts at Brooks Park, the Monomoy girls tennis team hosted Cohasset on Monday, battling fiercely but ultimately falling 4-1 in just their third loss of the season.
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Monomoy High Seeks Community Help With Proposed Concession Stand
HARWICH One look around the athletic stadium at Monomoy Regional High School and it's clear this is a cool place. But something has been missing, and now school district administrators, along with Monomoy Athletic Director Brendan Case, want to change that.
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MacAskill And Kavanagh Winners In Harwich Election
HARWICH Voters returned incumbent Selectman Michael D. MacAskill to a three-year term on the board and elected a new member, Julie E. Kavanagh, to a three-year term in Tuesday's annual election, which saw an extremely thin turnout with only 1,566 voters going to the polls.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH

Dino's Departure Leaves A Hole In Center Of Harwich Port
HARWICH The closing of the Dino's Harwich Port Grille, a local breakfast mainstay, has left a hole in the center of the village. For close to 50 years, residents were drawn to the breakfast eatery to debate politics and discuss local goings on.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH

Selectmen Hear W. Harwich Rt. 28 Update, Page 3
Historical Society Names New Director, Page 5
Cranberry Valley Restaurant Hopes To Attract Wider Clientele, Page 13
First 'Fooding Around Harwich' Held, Page 14
Change In CranJam Sponsorship, Page 16
Rt. 28 Auction Postponed, Page 18

Democracy, With A Bullet
With town meeting and election season over, it's helpful to look back with a critical eye toward what changes could be made to improve the processes, and just as importantly to recognize what worked well.
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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, Page 26
Discovering Harwich by Russ Allen, May 5
Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, May12
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, March 24 
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 34 of the April 28 edition. 

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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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