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Feb. 26-March 4, 2015

SHARK FRENZY
 
The home crowd goes wild during the Monomoy boys basketball team's season-ending game against rival Nauset last Thursday night. The Sharks lost a heartbreaker in overtime. For more, see sports page 27. ERIC ADLER PHOTO

YET AGAIN

A few more inches of snow fell Thursday in what has become a seemingly never-ending flow of the white stuff. Here, a worker uses a leaf blower to clear parking spaces at the North Chatham Post Office. TIM WOOD PHOTO


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West Chatham Project: Is It Safer Or Bad For Business?
CHATHAM --- After three and a half hours worth of comments, Tom Currier, a civil engineer with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, seemed disappointed that there was no one left in line waiting to speak about the West Chatham Roadway Project.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

Selectmen Vote Increases In All Shellfish Permit Fees
CHATHAM --- The last time the cost of a commercial shellfish permit was increased, Ronald Reagan was president, the Internet had just been launched, a new house cost $70,000, and the final episode of M*A*S*H was aired.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 3

Project Aims To Get Baseline Of Seal Health, Page 5
Sharks Grow Slower, Mature Later Than Thought, Page 5
Fire Station Bids Below Estimates, Page 9
Selectmen Renew Fish Pier Lease, Agree To Explore Processing, Page 11
Shealey Trial Date Postponed, Page 14
COA March Activities, Page 29

Opportunity Knocks, But CT/CCA Can't Answer In Playoff Loss To Attleboro
BOURNE – If you told the Cape Tech/Cape Cod Academy hockey team they would put more than 30 shots on a goal tender with less than a full year of varsity experience under his belt, they probably would have liked their chances to beat Attleboro in the MIAA state tournament. Instead, it's the Bombardiers and their neophyte netminder who are moving on.


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Sharks Fight To The Finish But Fall To Nauset In Season Finale
HARWICH – You can say this much about the struggling Monomoy boys basketball team: they went out with a bang, not a whimper.
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BREAKING NEWS
Harwich Assistant Administrator Placed On Leave
HARWICH -- Harwich Assistant Town Administrator Julie Quintero-Schulz has been placed on paid administrative leave.
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Programming Glitch Causes $250K Water Leak At New High School
HARWICH Though a formal figure hasn't been released, a water leak at the new Monomoy Regional High School last week is believed to have caused around a quarter million dollars in damage.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

Selectmen Hold Firm Against School Budget Hike
HARWICH Pledging to put a “stake in the ground” in the dispute with the Monomoy Regional School District, the Harwich board of selectmen Monday voted a budget that holds school spending to 2˝ percent.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

New Finance Director Chosen, Page 3
Legislators List Priorities, Page 7
School Officials Continue Budget Work, Page 10
Meet Ryan Gallant, Page 2

Four Weeks To Go
Yes, it's been cold outside. Other than high heating bills and a few fender-benders attributable to ice, the unusual weather hasn't had too much of an impact, however, unlike the incessant snow we seem to be stuck with (despite some rain and melting over the weekend).
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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, Feb. 19

Discovering Harwich by Russ Allen, Feb. 12
Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, Feb. 5
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
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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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