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Paul Schulenburg's Paintings Tell The Story

By: Pamela A. Quirinale

The art of painter Paul Schulenburg is delightful to the eyes, as well as the intellect and the soul. Eastham resident Schulenburg began his painting career after graduating from Boston University in 1979 with a BFA in art. At the time, a majority of art schools were focused on abstract painting and performance art, but Schulenburg wanted a traditional program of drawing and painting, which included anatomy an...

Letters to the Editor, July 19

By: Cape Cod Chronicle Readers

Fine Friends Of The Fourth Editor: The 2018 Town of Orleans Fourth of July Celebration Committee extends a very appreciative Thank You for another successful year supporting the town’s Fourth of July Celebration Fireworks and Parade. The fireworks and parade would not be successful without the hard work, the support and the donation of vehicles, materials and time by many local businesses, volunteers and to...

Our View: Making Policy Is Messy Business

By: Cape Cod Chronicle

In letters to the editor and social media recent appointments by the Chatham Board of Selectmen have been criticized as favoritism and cronyism. Singled out were the appointments of J.P. Vario to the airport commission, who replaced incumbent Tom Wilson, and David Oppenheim and Andrew Meincke to the waterways advisory committee, replacing Tim Linnell and Peter Taylor. Wilson was a critic of the airport, and, t...

Voyage Of The Colby

By: Andrew Buckley

I had slept the night before, on and off, in the quarter berth, listening to the bilge pump go on every five to six minutes. At 2 a.m., I got up, opened the hatch and emerged in the summer night air of Warwick Cove. It only took about 26 pumps of the manual bilge’s handle to empty the sailboat. But it was coming in much too fast. Twenty years earlier, I had purchased a 27-foot Catalina 27 at the Savin Hill Yac...

ORLEANS – The Lower Cape is a place where people can spend $100 on a T-shirt, $200 on a kicky pair of sandals, and $12 on a cheeseburger. It is also where the Lower Cape Outreach Council spent an additional $95,000 on client services from January to May of this year, much of it trying to keep area residents in their homes. “The biggest area of expense is mortgages and rents,” said Larry Marsland, CEO of the Lo...

ORLEANS — Has the opportunity for a Lower Cape option for treating waste from septic systems come and gone? Not according to a 3-1 vote of the board of selectmen July 11 that reaffirmed the town's commitment to include a septage component in its planned wastewater treatment plant. Selectman Mark Mathison, who voted against the measure, said haulers have changed their business model since the Tri-Town plant i...

ORLEANS — Not everyone who sets up a recreational vehicle for a multi-day stay on Nauset Beach is retired. Some have obligations downtown. “If I have an RV out there and I work at night and have to leave the beach at 4 o'clock, I'd like to go back with my wife and kids after the end of my shift,” Selectman David Currier said at the July 11 meeting of his board, gathered as park commissioners. “They're curren...

It doesn't bother Al Stewart that most people know him for his 1976 song “Year of the Cat.” “Pretty much everyone I know, people in my kind of bracket, are all known for one song,” the singer-songwriter said Monday in a telephone interview from his Los Angeles home. “I would rather be known for 'Year of the Cat' than 'Disco Duck.'” Although “Year of the Cat” and “Time Passages” were his most commercially su...

CHATHAM – “Little rocket man.” “The dotard.” Prior to the summit in Singapore last month between North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, the pair exchanged insults. Is this good diplomacy? No, said Gov. Bill Richardson, a part-time Chatham resident, during a talk Wednesday. “I’m a traditional diplomat, I’m a dull person. I just don’t believe in insults,” Richardson said. “Diplomacy i...

Malcolm Prince Root

By: Contributed

Malcolm Prince Root             Malcolm Prince Root passed away peacefully at home in Chatham, on June 28 with his wife Betty and daughter Lisa by his side.            Malcolm and Betty (Elizabeth S. Root) recently celebrated their 63 rd wedding anniversary, having met in Barrington, Rhode Island.  Survived by son Michael, daughters Lisa Moulton and Victoria Root, and granddaughters Melissa Moulton and ...

Thomas R.Timmins

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Thomas R.Timmins             Thomas R.Timmins of Bellingham and formerly of Chatham and Belmont passed away on June 15, 2018 at the age of 59 after a two year battle with cancer.             Tom was the son of the late Joan R. Timmins. He leaves his father, Norb Timmins and his step mother Anne M. Timmins of Chatham. Tom leaves his sisters Christine Poulter (John) of Milford, N.H. his twin sister Julie Dalr...

Joe Catandella

By: Contributed

  Joe Catandella                 Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii - The sun has set on this most beautiful place, and a truly beloved individual has passed from his earthly life on March 17, 2018. .                Joe Catandella, of Chatham, Massachusetts, formerly of Newington, Connecticut, and North Woodmere, New York passed away while on a happy, long anticipated vacation to Kauai.              ...

Joan Marie Williams

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Joan Marie Williams August 21, 1934 – July 9, 2018             Joan M. (Logan) Williams of Chatham passed away peacefully on Monday, July 9, 2018 at the age of 83.  She was the wife of the late Addis D. Williams.  She was the daughter of the late John and Mary (McCusker) of Brookline and the loving and caring mother of MaryAnn Williams of Italy, John and his wife Cindy Williams of Harwich, Daniel Williams o...

CHATHAM – With the town surrounded by some 60-plus miles of shoreline and dotted with many freshwater ponds and inland wetlands, the conservation department is busy. The conservation commission meets weekly and last year held more than 300 hearings and project reviews. The workload is a reflection of both the push to develop more marginal properties and the understanding that protecting the environment is protect...

CHATHAM – The board of selectmen has rejected pursuing private property for a new senior center. At an executive session July 2, the board declined two proposals from private property owners that were the result of a request for proposals the town put out for privately owned parcels that might be suitable for a new council on aging facility, according to a statement. “Out of fiscal prudence, the board decid...