SOUTH YARMOUTH ─ They say that attitude is everything, and in the case of the Monomoy girls lacrosse team, it is. It’s been a bit of a challenge making their way through their first season as a varsity squad, but even after a tough 18-6 loss to Sturgis West on Tuesday, the collective team attitude was one of determination. Along with a number of successful faceoffs, Emma Mawn netted a hat trick in the travel...
CHATHAM ─ With the winds blowing steadily across the fairways at Eastward Ho! Country Club on Monday, the Monomoy girls golf team drove, chipped, and putted their way to a 4-2 victory against Nauset. The event was a Howard family trifecta, with Caroline Howard, Monomoy's No. 2 golfer, defeating Corrine Monger 2-1, and sister Annie Howard winning against Helen Gainey 1-up. Completing the circle was Jane Howar...
By: Kat Szmit
HARWICH ─ After the Cape Tech boys baseball team took a four-run lead following the opening inning in last Thursday's game against Monomoy, the Crusaders were hoping to cruise through the rest of the game in good shape, but the Sharks had other plans and rallied back to claim a 10-6 victory. The Crusaders kicked off the outing in top form, pushing across six runs in the first three innings of the game, much ...
By: Kat Szmit
Cape Cod Bulls Enjoy Winning Weekend The Cape Cod Bulls ninth grade AAU basketball team is celebrating success after placing second in the Div. 3 State Championship recently. The team, comprised of Zach Parker, Jason Ready, Dave Malone, Riley Varner, Joe DiMango, Aidan Melton, Bobby Joy, and Jackson Cote, coached by Bob Joy and Lou Parker, competed in a number of games off-Cape last weekend, defeating the...
By: Ellen Petry Whalen
Education can be an equalizer and a ticket out of poverty, but why are the so-called “uneducated” quickly discounted? Can education satisfy a desire for a better life, or does it ultimately make one cynical? Eventide Theatre Company explores these questions in its illuminating drama “Educating Rita.” Playwright Willy Russell’s semi-autobiographical, Pygmalion-type play focuses on Rita (Erica Morris), a ...
By: Amy Tagliaferri
Weddings and funerals bring families together. It’s hard to avoid that. The Apple family has convened in a house on a death watch; a family member is under hospice care in a room upstairs. Richard doesn’t want to linger but is forced to stay as his three sisters welcome the opportunity to confront and advise him on his shortcomings. Uncle Benjamin is in and out of a dementia-induced fog, and Tim, Jane’s boyfriend...
By: Annemarie Della Morte
VIP tickets are already sold out. Anyone who lives on Cape has probably heard of the Cape Cod Women’s Music Festival, which will be held this Saturday, May 13 in Dennis. What they may not know is that this music festival has catapulted musicians into fame and recognition, all the while supporting an incredible cause. Locals and music lovers alike know Sarah Swain for her creative abilities as a singer- songwri...
By: Cape Cod Chronicle
Ballantine And Howell At last week's Harwich Town Meeting, outgoing Selectmen Peter Hughes and Angelo LaMantia were recognized for their combined 24 years of public service to Harwich. With their departure there will be a major absence of experience on the board. The three remaining selectmen – Michael MacAskill, Jannell Brown and Julie Kavanagh – have a total of five years of service on the board and a l...
By: Cape Cod Chronicle
Hasty action seems to be the rule of the day in Washington, where sweeping legislation is rushed through to meet an artificial deadline. Fortunately, that's not the case with the menu of ballot questions awaiting Orleans voters on May 16. They'll find five items that have been well vetted by town officials and, as of Monday night, by town meeting. That body said yes to a new DPW/natural resources facility, to ...
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Against Chatham Marijuana Sales Editor: As a citizen of Chatham, I hope no one is interested in having a pot shop in our town. There are enough drug and alcohol problems on Cape Cod. We do not need to add to them. Carol Cummings Chatham Sewer Plan Unaffordable. Editor: The question is how much will the Harwich wastewater plan really cost. Harwich Selectmen claim the next two phases of th...
By: Donna Tavano
Our son had his hands full that dreary early spring day a few weeks ago. Mom was working, there was no school, the kids were bickering, and the dogs were being their usual annoying selves, having been cooped up for too long. The walls closed in and nature beckoned. He marshaled the motley group together and deftly herded a pug, a huge chocolate lab and a five and seven year old (who could have used some tethers ...
By: Cape Cod Chronicle
Orleans voters go to the polls Tuesday, May 16 to decide a three-person race for two three-year terms on the board of selectmen. Below, candidates David Currier, Erik Oliver and Mefford Runyon answer questions posted by The Chronicle. The polls at the senior center on Rock Harbor Road will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Name: David Currier Age: 39 Occupation : Self-employed, local business owner...
ORLEANS — Town meeting kept the water quality projects ball rolling May 8, but not without deflating it a bit. Voters – the turnout was 489 - agreed to spend $2,963,560 on work in the fiscal year starting July 1, but removed $730,900 planned to take the design of a wastewater collection system for Meetinghouse Pond to 25 percent completion. They supported the proposed new DPW and Natural Resources building t...
By: Ed Maroney
ORLEANS — Town meeting kept the water quality projects ball rolling Tuesday, but not without deflating it a bit. Voters agreed to spend $2,963,560 on work in the fiscal year starting July 1, removing $730,900 planned to take the design of a wastewater collection system for Meetinghouse Pond to 25 percent. They supported the proposed new DPW and natural resources building that will cost $13,575,000 and signed...
By: Tim Wood
CHATHAM – Voters at Monday's town meeting decided that being good neighbors – and having clean water – was more important than any shortfalls that might be contained in an inter-municipal wastewater treatment agreement with Harwich. By an overwhelming vote of 220 to 61, voters endorsed the inter-municipal agreement (IMA) that calls for up to 300,000 gallons per day of sewage from East Harwich to be treated ...