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There's a sense of excitement in the air around Cape Cod and it all has to do with one thing: the return of the Cape Cod Baseball League. The summer season gets under way this week as teams prepare to celebrate opening day tomorrow (June 10). Here's a look at what to expect in the early days. In Chatham, the Anglers will welcome back longtime head coach John Schiffner, the winningest manager in Cape League his...

Shark Softball's Season Comes To A Close

By: Kat Szmit

HARWICH ─ The Monomoy girls softball team posted five runs in Thursday's tournament game against Diman, but the Sharks' momentum wasn't enough to overtake the Bengals, who triumphed 10-5 in MIAA Div. 3 South first round play. Taylor Schaub brought in three runs for Monomoy while teammate Karley Marchese had two. Errors, however, proved a problem for the Sharks as the Bengals broke the game wide open in the f...

First Night returns in June with an ice cream social and jazz band concert. The event is a thank you to the many Cape residents who have supported First Night throughout the years. The Monomoy Summer Seven Jazz Band, featuring Jeff Hughes, will play for free on Monday, June 19 at the bandstand in Kate Gould Park. The festivities begin with free ice cream provided for all by Buffy's Ice Cream and Emack and Boli...

Authors At Their Best At WE CAN Annual Benefit

By: Amy Tagliaferri

HARWICH PORT – “Authors love coming to this event because you treat them like rock stars!” Anne LeClaire, an author herself, declared at last week's 12 th annual Day of Words, Wit and Wisdom benefit for WE CAN. The inside crowd cheered, and the “people of the tent” in the outside overflow area were heard cheering also. Nearly 500 women and a healthy smattering of men attended last Thursday's event, kn...

Chatham's New DPW Director Hit The Streets Running

By: Elizabeth Van Wye

Tom Temple, Chatham’s new director of public works, has a vivid memory of his first day on the job. Monday, Feb. 8 dawned with snow, and not just a dusting. When you are responsible for the 118 lane miles of road and a blizzard of fast-falling snow and high winds wallops the area, you do your best to survive. Temple, who brought more than 30 years experience with the Marlborough Department of Public Works to h...

Monomoy Stories

By: Tim Wood

Stories. That's what Monomoy Regional High School Valedictorian Catie Barr talked about at the school's commencement Sunday. There weren't just a few stories to tell about the Class of 2016, she said. “In just a few years of being together, we've lived a whole library's worth of stories,” she said. Monomoy's second graduating class added their collection of tales to the bookshelf that holds, right now, only...

June 9 Letters To The Editor

By: Tim Wood

Best-looking Convenience Store On Cape Editor: Thanks to work of the Chatham Planning Board and other Chatham committees and officials, we have a new Cumberland Farms that fits our village community.  Cumberland Farms initially proposed an oversized building and gas canopy (like on Route 134 in Dennis) and recently proposed operating it 24 hours a day.  The planning board protected the historic and small...

Meet Your Maker

By: Donna Tavano

Everything old is always new again, not just miniskirts and mid-century modern furniture, but expressions and concepts. Take the word “Maker,” as in old-school “better get your act together and prepare to meet your Maker.” The new Maker doesn’t just refer to the deity, it’s a movement. You might have heard mention of Makers’ Faires, or Makers' Spaces at libraries or museums where like-minded souls interact to s...

Dorothy "Dotty" Anthony

By: Submitted

All are invited to join family and friends in celebrating the life of Dorothy “Dotty” R. Anthony at a service of remembrance on Monday, June 20, at 10 AM at the chapel at Brewster Baptist Church, 1848 Main Street Brewster, MA. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

Kenneth Wynne III

By: Submitted

Kenneth Wynne III June 12, 1949 – May 6, 2016 Memorial Celebration of Life Thursday, June 16th, 2016 11:00am Saint Christopher’s Episcopal Church 625 Main Street, Chatham, MA Reception immediately following Service in the Parish Hall In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution can be made to The Orpheum Theater at www.chathamorpheum.org  

Carlton M. Woods Jr., (Bud)

By: Submitted

Carlton M. Woods Jr. (Bud), 93, passed away on May 26, 2016. He was born in 1923 in Boston, the son of Marion H Woods and Carlton M Woods. He graduated from Tabor Academy in Marion in 1941, Bowdoin College in 1945 and Tufts Dental School in 1951. He served in World War ll in the US Army Signal Corps and was stationed in India for several of those years. In 1951, after his marriage to Nancy Cheyne. He had a son...

Harold Carlton Johnson, Jr.

By: Morris O'Connor Blute Funeral Home

Harold Carlton Johnson, Jr. died peacefully at home in Harwich on June 1, 2016. He was the devoted husband of Maribel Tucker Johnson for 62 years, father of Judith Marie Johnson, Carlton William Johnson and his wife Carolie Wildrick Johnson, and grandfather of Christopher Brent Johnson.   Harry was born on December 13, 1929 in Montclair, N.J. to Harold C. Johnson and Ruth Marie Johnson. He graduated from Dartmou...

Charles William “Bill” Burlin, Jr. of North Chatham, born in 1921, looks and acts decades younger than his 94 years. To what does he attribute his sharp mind, quick humor and steady step? “I have been very fortunate throughout my life on many different occasions,” he explains. “And I've also come up with a few habits and daily practices which I think have helped me to reach this age in such a good state of hea...

CHATHAM – At this year's “Books In Bloom” event at the Eldredge Public Library, attendees will not only be able to view floral arrangements inspired by their designers' favorite books, but will also be treated to interpretation of classic books by students from Chatham Elementary School. The kids' artwork will be displayed on the front lawn of the library – not unlike the Sharks in the Park exhibit just down t...