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John J. Gould

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Gould, John J., 86 of Everett and Chatham. Died peacefully on July 30, 2016 in New Hampshire.             He was married to the late Mary Christine (Houlihan) Gould for more than 55 years until her passing in 2014. Brother to Frank Gould of Stoneham and the late James and Mary Gould, both of Everett. Father to Michael Gould of Long Valley, N.J. and Eileen Costa of Plaistow, N.H., he has six beloved grandchildr...

Barbara Collins Lewis

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              Barbara C. Lewis, 89, of Chatham passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Born March 8, 1927 in Port Chester, N.Y., she was the beloved wife of the late James C. Lewis for 48 years and the daughter of the late Charles P. and Ruth Shattuck Collins.             She is survived by her children: Cherrill C. Lewis of Springfield, Ill.; Melanie L. Eleftherio and husband Peter of Providence, R.I.; a...

Barbara Bakewell Mustard

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                Barbara Bakewell Mustard, also known as “BB”, died peacefully on July 26, 2016 in Chatham. She was born in Pittsburg, Pa., to Benjamin and Estelle (Dunn) Bakewell on Feb. 1, 1923. She spent her childhood in Sewickley (Pa.) and Delray Beach (Fla.) with her father, and in Hyannis Port and Wellesley with her mother. She attended Dana Hall and Wellesley College. She married Robert Morris Mustard, Sr.,...

Alison N. Lashway Barabe

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            Alison N. Lashway Barabe, 43, of Chatham passed away on July 30, 2016.  She was the wife of William D. Barabe, and the daughter of Dorothy (Herbert) and the late Richard F. Lashway Sr. She was born on January 28, 1973 in Northhampton.             She met her future husband in 1997 and moved to Chatham in 1999.  She loved the town and the people in it.  She was easily recognizable in her father’s re...

There are plenty of good reasons to safeguard against tick bites, which can transmit babesiosis, anaplasmosis, tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and, most commonly, Lyme disease. Researchers have now added another rare but potentially deadly disease to the list of tick-borne illnesses possible on Cape Cod. Deer ticks infected with the Powassan virus were recently found at various sites around Cape Cod...

Remember When

By: Terri Adamsons

“The late Chatham historian Joseph Nickerson talks about the Stallknecht murals at the Chatham Historical Society’s Mural Barn in 1983.”

Elaine Hunt White

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            CHATHAM-Elaine H. White, 85, of Chatham passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.             Born on March 5, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Phyllis Margaret Hunt and Charles William Robie. Elaine was a home maker. She enjoyed her birdies, baking goodies, riding her bicycle, gardening, being outdoors, vacation cruises, and family Christmas’s. She was a feisty, energeti...

Lynne Sherburne Gagliano

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Lynne Sherburne Gagliano, 48, passed away from a sudden illness on June 27, 2016 in Richmond, Surrey, England with family by her side.  A memorial service was held on July 7, 2016 at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Richmond.  Mrs. Gagliano was born May 6, 1968 in Columbus, Ohio to Janet and Joseph Gagliano.                 She spent most of her childhood in Westborough, attended Westborough High School and gradua...

Jody Ann Allen

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Jody Ann Allen, 57, of Harwich passed away at home on July 13 th , surrounded by her loving family after a short battle with cancer.               Born in Barnstable in 1958 and raised in Chatham, she was a true cape codder. She was the daughter of Joseph and Priscilla Rushnak. She graduated from Chatham High in 1976. She ran her own catering company, fueled by her passion for cooking and her spicy drive fo...

Floy D. Eilers

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            Floy D. Eilers (born Rowland) of North Chatham died on Sunday, July 24, 2016 following a struggle with bone cancer.               She was the wife of the late Dan L. Eilers of Edwardsville, Ill., where the couple lived and raised their daughters Dana D. Eilers and Franca V. Eilers.  Mrs. Eilers was the daughter of Dr. Floyd Rowland and his wife Audra Liska Rowland.  Floy and her husband retired to ...

Arthur Francis “Pete” Watson

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HARWICHPORT - Arthur Francis “Pete” Watson, 83, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, in-law and out-law, as well as friend to many, passed peacefully at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, on July 23, 2016, surrounded by family. Pete had been recently diagnosed with advanced acute myeloid leukemia.             Pete ...

Electical Problems Close Brooks Library

By: William F. Galvin

HARWICH — Municipal services were on the blink on Tuesday as town hall and the Albro House were evacuated when a maintenance accident severed a gas line. Brooks Free Library was also closed when a lighting inverter failed leaving the facility in the dark. For the second time in less than a year Brooks Library was closed to the public because of a faulty insulated-gate bipolar transistor which controls lighting...

Business Leaders Jump Start Eldredge Garage Talks

By: Alan Pollock

CHATHAM — On the advice of business leaders and others, the board of selectmen is revisiting its decision to turn down the possible purchase of the Eldredge Garage property. A series of speakers argued that the land at 365 Main St. represents the last good opportunity to create additional public parking in downtown Chatham. In their public meeting Tuesday, selectmen voted unanimously to reconsider the purcha...

CHATHAM – For the first time, researchers Monday documented a great white shark in Pleasant Bay, much to the surprise of a family who saw the 14-foot predator pass within a few feet of their boat. The Whaler was moored just inside the cut between North Beach and North Beach Island when the shark swam by about eight feet off the beach. The 17-foot boat was “just a little big bigger than the shark,” observed Met...

CHATHAM – Town officials will be reviewing plans to renovate and upgrade facilities at Old Mill Boatyard after bids for the project came in over budget. The low bid for the work was $1,694,950, according to Coastal Resources Director Ted Keon. The cost of the project had been estimated at about $1.55 million. “We obviously have to review where we go from here,” said Keon. Last week, Lt. Governor Karyn Po...

CHATHAM – When local shellfishermen wanted help setting up a meeting with officials from the state division of marine fisheries to discuss changes in regulations governing quahog size, they turned to an unlikely source: The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance. Until fairly recently, few would have made a connection between the Alliance and shellfish. Last year, however, the West Chatham-based organization...