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July 23-29, 2015


STRANDED SHARK DETECTED
 
CHATHAM – Jameson, the juvenile great white shark who stranded on South Beach July 13, was detected on receiver buoys off Monomoy five times this week, according to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. A number of other sharks were sighted in the past week, including this one last Friday. See story here. PHOTO BY WAYNE W. DAVIS/WWW.OCEANAERIALS.COM
STROLLIN'

The Rip-It-Ups rip it up for a happy crowd outside the Village Center Shops during last week's Harwich Port Music Stroll.  See page 7 for more photos. KAT SZMIT PHOTO

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ConCom, Staff At Odds Over Violation

CHATHAM – For the fifth time since construction began last year on a home at 150 Stage Island Rd., the project was cited earlier this month for violating its conservation commission-issued permit. Last week, however, the commission declined to uphold the violation or issue a fine, a decision that is being challenged by the conservation department staff.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

Chatham's Lisa Genova Explores 'The Cruelest Disease'
The latest novel by bestselling author Lisa Genova of Chatham tackles the topic of Huntington’s Disease, a neurodegenerative disorder dubbed “the cruelest disease known to man.”

FULL STORY,  PAGE 1

New Atwood House Museum Director Named, Page 5
St. Pierre Honored At Historical Society Gala, Page 5
Taste Of Chatham Monday, Page 11
Friends Study Closely Examines Bay, Page 12
Monomoy Middle School Assistant Principal Resigns, Page 14
Pleasant Bay Regatta Thursday, Page 15
Dancers Prepare For Cape Dance Fest, Page 17
Meet Kevin MacLain, Page 2

All-Stars Set To Shine At Spillane Field On Saturday
WAREHAM
The motto of the Cape Cod Baseball League has long been “Where the stars of tomorrow shine tonight.” This Saturday the stars of what is perhaps the greatest college baseball league in the country will have their chance to really shine in the Friendly's Cape League 2015 All-Star Game.
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Fishing For a Win in the Harwich Headhunt
HARWICH Keeping a fishing tournament alive for more than a decade is no easy feat, but Ryan Burke and his family have made the annual Harwich Headhunt such a success that in 2015 it is celebrating its 12th season. There's only one problem. “In 12 years we haven't won our own tournament,” said Burke, with a grin. “Which is frustrating, but it's good for someone.”
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2015 CHRONICLE DINING GUIDE

Find menus from dozens of local residents in this handy guide in this week's paper. Read it free on-line!
 

EASTWIND REAL ESTATE

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Church Makes Offer To Buy Bank St. Fire Station
HARWICH — A local church has expressed interest in purchasing the former Bank Street fire station for use as a place of worship. Town Administrator Christopher Clark said he has received a two-page proposal and has met with a real estate agent to discuss the potential sale.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Guillemette Sworn In As New Harwich Police Chief
HARWICH
David Guillemette admits he's got mixed feelings about leaving the Sandwich Police Department, where he started his career in law enforcement 28 years ago. But becoming the chief of police in Harwich is more than just a wise career move.
FULL STORY,  PAGE 1, HARWICH EDITION

Charter School Proposed For Closed Middle School Building, Page 3
Strollers Groove In Harwich Port, Page 7
Historic Boat To Be Launched, Page 9
Selectmen Settle Open Meeting Violation Allegation, Page 14
Fire Department Promotions, Page 16

The Importance Of Process
It makes sense for members of regulatory boards to have an interest in the subjects they are overseeing. Planning board members should be interested in planning; historical commission members should have a passion for preservation; and conservation commissioners should be, at least somewhat, environmentalists.
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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, July 16

Discovering Harwich by Russ Allen, July 2
Harwich To Harwich by Donna Tavano, July 9
Chatham by Foot by John Whelan, Page 30 
Letters, Page 2626
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 47 of the June 25 edition. 

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FEATURES

Review: 'The Underpants' At Monomoy Theatre [Left]
Review: 'Aladdin' At HJT
Review: 'Beauty And The Beast Jr.' At Academy
Review: 'Fool' At WHAT Kids
Kids Organize Nimo Concert
Local Vet's Book Based On Experiences
Three Artists Create Monomoy High Mural
Review: 'Music Man' At Harwich Junior Theatre
Review: 'Outside Mullingar' At Cape Rep
Trull Book Explores World Of Seals, Sharks And Fishing
Review: 'Moby-Dick' At WHAT
Review: 'Sweet Charity' At Academy Playhouse
HJT Alum Directs 'Music Man'
Summer Literary Lunches Get Underway
Summer Brings New Businesses To Chatham, Harwich

 

CHATHAM SHARKS
More than 40 sharks created by local artists have moved to the front lawn of the Eldredge Public Library where they will remain on display through August. Bidding on the sharks has also begun.  Click here for a photo gallery.





Global adventurer Sarah Outen rows out of Chatham Harbor May 14, beginning the final leg of her London2London round-the-world trek. Read more in this week's paper, and follow her progress at www.SarahOuten.com. Watch a video of the departure here.


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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