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Lower Cape Senior Babe Ruth Is Back In Action

By: Kat Szmit

HARWICH ─ Cape Cod Baseball League isn't the only game in town. If you want to catch a game between younger stars on the rise, get yourself to a match featuring the Lower Cape Senior Babe Ruth team and you'll be in for some sweet baseball. The team, coached by Steve Porter, Michael Porter, and Patrick Watson, is comprised mainly of players from Monomoy and Nauset high schools, with a handful of off-Cape team m...

HARWICH ─ The first day of summer turned out to be a great day for baseball, and an even better day for the Harwich Mariners, who earned a 3-0 victory against the Y-D Red Sox to keep them firmly in place at the top of Cape League as the 2016 season progresses. Pitcher BJ Myers enjoyed a stellar game for the visiting Mariners, pitching 7.1 innings in which he allowed just four hits and no runs while recording t...

Anglers Riding the Win-Lose Wave

By: Kat Szmit

CHATHAM ─ Ten innings proved too much for the Chatham Anglers on Friday as they were outlasted by the visiting Brewster Whitecaps, but the weekend wasn't all bad for the boys in blue, who came back the next night to defeat Falmouth, fell to the Y-D Red Sox, and then Monday night got the best of the Gatemen. Chatham put the first run on the scoreboard against the Whitecaps on Friday, after a special opening cer...

Dealing with numbers is no problem for Marissa McKenna, and that's a good thing, because as Chatham Assistant Treasurer-Collector, numbers are a regular aspect of her work. But while dealing with finances and tallies might be part of her job, there is more to life on Cape Cod for McKenna, who is truly treasuring her time here. Originally from Connecticut, McKenna came to Cape Cod when her mother took a job wit...

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...