Chatham News

Chatham Proposes Real Estate Transfer Tax

CHATHAM – If the town continues to sock away $150,000 a year toward its post-employment benefit ...

After Plan Board Deadlock, Pot Shop Zoning Bylaw May Not Go Forward

CHATHAM – A zoning bylaw prohibiting retail marijuana shops may not go before town meeting this ...

Chatham Merchants To Launch Monday Night Music Stroll

CHATHAM – For eight Monday evenings this summer, Main Street in downtown Chatham will be turned ...

Harwich News

Winds Of Change Blow Into Harwich Port's Land Ho! Restaurant

HARWICH ─ Three years ago Dillon Murphy had something of a crisis. Though he loved his job as ow...

WE CAN Names New Executive Director

HARWICH PORT — The board of directors of WE CAN has chosen a new executive director to lead th...

Clark Proposes Lean FY19 Budget, Eyes Better Bond Rating

HARWICH — Town Administrator Christopher Clark has proposed a balanced omnibus budget of $65.4...

Orleans News

Kevin Galligan Is Running For Orleans Selectman

ORLEANS — Kevin Galligan, a finance committee member and president of the Orleans Conservation...

Private Growers May Take Over Lonnie's Pond Nitrogen Removal Work

ORLEANS — The town's science experiment in Lonnie's Pond is one step closer to becoming a self...

Would Clickers Be Quicker At Town Meeting?

ORLEANS — Imagine that voting has begun on a controversial issue at town meeting. Instead of s...

Sports

Shark Boys Basketball Earns Whole-team Victory Against East

HARWICH ─ Each member of the Monomoy boys basketball team set foot on the court Feb. 8 when th...

Monarchs Fall In Icy Match Against Upper Cape Tech

HYANNIS ─ The Monarchs brought serious intensity to their senior night match against the Rams ...

Pinning Down A Monomoy Wrestling Program

HARWICH ─ Marcus De La Vega comes from a town with a rich history of wrestling. Indeed, Port J...

Features

Monomoy Musical Has Broadway Boost Thanks To Robi Hager

If you stopped by a recent rehearsal of the Monomoy High spring musical “All Shook Up,” you migh...

Climate Change Forum Stresses Tools Individuals Can Use

CHATHAM – Speakers at a forum last Sunday agreed: Climate Change is real – and humanity bears mo...

Wilderness Sarchild Takes A Poetic Approach To Aging

Wilderness Sarchild, who will turn 70 in a few days, has found her own way of coping with aging:...

Opinion

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 15

Kudos For Coming Forward Editor: Kudos to Meg McCarthy and Alan Young for their terrific Ja...

Our View: A Vote For Community

The Cape, and the Chatham-Harwich-Orleans region in particular, face an increasingly acute crisi...

Andrew Buckley: Noun Or Verb

There has been a surprising bit of turnover on our little road of late. Not the literal kind tha...

Focus on...

Business: Pants Factory Provides Office Setting For Independent Businesses

If you work at home you may miss, from time to time, the companionship and collegiality of co-wo...

File Of Life, Key Box Are Critical Health Aids For Seniors

Imagine this: EMTs arrive at a resident’s home only to be locked outside even as they can see th...

Health: Clearing The Air Over Influenza

It seems the news lately is filled with stories about healthy young people who suddenly fell ill...

Obituaries

Xenia A. Christiansen

Xenia A. Christiansen February 28, 1929 – February 4, 2018             Chatham - Xen...

Edith L. (Gotthardt) Mielke

Edith L. (Gotthardt) Mielke               ORLEANS – Edith L. (Gotthardt) Mielke, 96, passe...

Mary Elizabeth Larkin

Mary Elizabeth Larkin             Mary Elizabeth Larkin, 68, of Harwich, passed away on Thurs...