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Attention music lovers: The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club’s 13 th Annual Cape Cod Jazz Festival will kick off on Tuesday, June 28 with the jazz vocalist Suede. Suzanne Vega, James Montgomery and other popular names in jazz, folk and blues will also perform on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings during the 10-week festival which will wrap up on Aug. 31. All performances begin at 8:30 p.m. in the resort’s Garden T...

The man sits alone in his small, dreary apartment, lonely and socially isolated in a time way before cell phones.  Sitting in an easy chair in arm's reach of his beloved record player that even his cleaning lady is forbidden to touch, he invites the audience to listen along to the tunes that carry him away when he's feeling blue and anxious.  "A story and a few good songs are just a little something you have to e...

A play’s title can be many things: suggestive, engaging, nondescript, enticing, or possibly offensive. Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater’s current headliner embodies all of these descriptions in one single word — “Cock.” The young British playwright Mike Bartlett’s attention-grabbing, monosyllabic title came to him while in Mexico witnessing a cock fight. The 2009 play won a Laurence Olivier Award...

Not A Sure Thing

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Chatham officials are certain that filing legislation is the best way to resolve the dispute with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the western boundary of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge. Last week, Rep. William Keating assured Town Manager Jill Goldsmith and Selectman Seth Taylor that he would submit a bill to set the boundary at low water within a few weeks, before legislators recess for the summer....

Can’t Wait For Summer

By: John Whelan

I write this column once a month and Tim Wood and the good people at The Cape Cod Chronicle allow me to pick my topic each month. I always try to choose something pertaining to Chatham. There are unlimited stories about Chatham so I have lots to choose from. Now that we all can drive directly to Orleans over Muddy Creek on the handsome new bridge, I have been noticing all the activity at Pleasant Bay Community...

Letters To The Editor, June 23

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  Spread Sports Coverage Around Editor: I would like to bring to your attention that one sport at Monomoy Regional High School this spring was left out when you reported on the post-season results and accomplishments of varsity athletes.  Boys and girls track and field sent numerous athletes to their end of the season league meet in Norwell.  Additionally,  six of those athletes qualified and represented...

Louis Pells

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Visiting hours for Louis Pells will be held from 11a-12:30p on Monday, June 27 th at Nickerson Funeral Home, 87 Crowell Road, Chatham. A funeral service will follow the visiting hours, beginning at 12:15p in the funeral home, followed by burial in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Allan S. Howard, 85

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Allan S. Howard, 85, of Canton, beloved husband of Barbara (Whitmore) Howard for 56 years, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016. Born in Avon, Conn. son of the late John and Anna (Haberern) Howard, he was a lifelong resident of the Avon/Canton, Conn. area spending summers for many years in Chatham. He attended Unionville schools and graduated from the Farmington High School in 1948. He received his BS in accoun...

Monomoy School News

By: Tim Wood

Monomoy Regional Middle School Armstrong Awarded Fellowship Cherian Armstrong, teacher of p roject-based learning and MRMS librarian, was awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities out of a field of 115 applicants. Armstrong will be participating in a seminar entitled “Philosophers of Education: Major Thinkers from the Enlightenment.” Students To Attend Academy Monomo...

Two Injured In Helicopter Crash In Crow's Pond

By: Tim Wood Location: 204 Crow's Pond Rd.

CHATHAM PORT – Two people were seriously injured Friday afternoon when a helicopter crashed into shallow water at the edge of Crow's Pond. The pilot, John Ryan, 48, of Scituate, and a passenger, Tyra Pacheco, 48, of Acushnet, were extricated from the wreckage at the edge of the tidal pond and taken by ambulance to Hyannis.  Ryan was in serious condition at Cape Cod Hospital, while Pacheco was flown to Massachu...

Allan S. Howard, 85

By: Carmon Funeral Home

Allan S. Howard, 85, of Canton, beloved husband of Barbara (Whitmore) Howard for 56 years, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016. Born in Avon, Conn. son of the late John and Anna (Haberern) Howard, he was a lifelong resident of the Avon/Canton, Conn. area spending summers for many years in Chatham. He attended Unionville schools and graduated from the Farmington High School in 1948. He received his BS in accoun...

CHATHAM -- There's no doubt now: the sharks are here. A male great white shark named "Scratchy" that was tagged last year was detected Thursday off Monomoy. Shark researchers detected Scratchy Thursday in Shark Cove, off South Monomoy Island. Named for the scratches on its body probably inflicted by seals, Scratchy was tagged by Dr. Greg Skomal and his team last August as part of a five-year population stud...