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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...

Clara (“Bee”) Bornemeier

By: Tim Wood

Clara (“Bee”) Bornemeier passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Terraces in Orleans, at the age of 102. She had been a resident of Chatham and Orleans for the past ten years, a vigorous walker-around-town well into her nineties. Mentally sharp until the end of her vibrant life, she always rejoiced in news about the accomplishments of her wide circle of family and frien...

CHATHAM — In an effort to avoid a water supply shortage this summer, selectmen have declared a state of water supply conservation, effective June 15. Starting then, and continuing through Sept.15, there will be voluntary restrictions on lawn watering and other non-essential water consumption. If the voluntary steps don't adequately control water use in town, selectmen will consider more stringent measures, pos...

CHATHAM – Bob Gale has fond memories of vacationing in Chatham, so when Jeff Ippoliti, owner of the Chatham Inn at 359 Main, asked if he'd be willing to participate in a “Back to the Future” fundraiser here, there was really no question about his response. Especially when his wife found out about it. “She's usually leery about going to these events,” said Gale, co-creator and co-writer of the series of classic...