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APRIL 24, 2014
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Harbormaster Moved To New Natural Resources Dept.
CHATHAM --- As of May 7, the harbormaster division will no longer be overseen by the police department. In an administrative order issued earlier this month, Town Manager Jill Goldsmith established a new department of natural resources, which will include the harbormaster division.
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Special Meeting Resolution Will Oppose Monomoy Refuge Plan
CHATHAM --- Selectmen voted Tuesday to hold a special town meeting May 12, within the annual meeting, to address a resolution expressing the town's opposition to key elements in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's draft Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 3

Safety Training Helps Fisherman Save Brother, Page 5
Consortium Plans Chatham History Weekend, Page 7
Chatham Bars Inn Names New General Manager, Page 9
Stage Harbor Rd. Sidewalk Plans Due This Summer, Page 10
Selectmen Approve New North Beach Agreement, Page 15
Easter Egg Hunt Photos, Page 52

STRONGER THAN EVER
BOSTON Greg Fleming couldn't see the finish line, but he could feel it. He could taste it. It was there for the taking, just a reach away.
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Monomoy No Match For South Shore League Leader East Bridgewater
CHATHAM With East Bridgewater coming to town, Monomoy softball coach Stacy Yarnall had a few reasons to fear the worst.
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SPRING HOME IMPROVEMENT

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Harwich Beach Access Under Fire On Two Fronts
HARWICH PORT Voters will be asked in a special town meeting within the upcoming annual meeting to approve a resolution as a statement of policy indicating the importance of preserving shoreline access as a hallmark of Harwich community character.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Harwich Selectman Helps Enlighten African School
In an impoverished nation that still bears the scars of a bloody civil war more than a decade ago, teaching youngsters isn't easy. Thanks to Harwich Selectman Peter Hughes and five fellow members of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Chatham, the job recently got a bit easier in the rural Liberian village of Goll Farm.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Selectmen Oppose Elected Officials Article, Page 3
Funds Sought To Make Up Snow Deficit, Page 5
Chase Library Maps Road To Future, Page 7
Loftus Honored, Page 11
Milton Welt Exhibit This Weekend, Page 13
Meet Meg McDonough, Page 2
Easter Egg Hunt Photos, Page 44

Reorganization Makes Sense
After a year and a half of discontent among many residents over the inclusion of the Chatham harbormaster division to the police department, Town Manager Jill Goldsmith has again shifted oversight of the harbormaster, this time to a new department of natural resources. The change is welcome; it makes sense and should have been done a long time ago.
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Fin And Flip On The Cape
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COLUMNS

Writers Block by Tim Wood, March 13
Monomoyick by Andrew Buckley,  April 17

Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, April 10
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, Page 22 
Letters, Page 26
Meeting Schedule, Page 4
Town Hall Action, Page 6
Minding Your Business

Monomoy School News
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