Chatham News

'A Failure To Communicate'

Town To Draft Protocols To Better Inform Citizens, Businesses CHATHAM – It's clear that town ...

Northcross: Navigating COVID Means Pulling Together

CHATHAM — Forget Halloween. For regional tourism officials, the most frightening part of 2020 ...

Chatham, Harwich Housing Authority Director John Stewart Retires

CHATHAM – The best part of working for the housing authority, said retiring executive director J...

Harwich News

Algae Blooms Impacting Harwich Ponds

HARWICH — Over the past couple of years the number of algae blooms in local ponds seem to be on ...

Harwich Commission Approves Experimental Bay Scallop Project

HARWICH — The sugar kelp farm that Mark Kelleher has been operating off the Herring River in Nan...

Monomoy High Hosts Ninth District Candidates’ Debate

HARWICH — With insightful questions and a straightforward demeanor that would have been at home ...

Orleans News

Amaru Named To Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission

ORLEANS — Bill Amaru, a longtime commercial fisherman and advocate for sensible fisheries mana...

Saturday's Town Meeting Will Be No Day At The Beach

ORLEANS — Leave your shovels and pails at home when you drive to Nauset Beach Saturday. The on...

Solution In Suspension For Uncle Harvey’s Pond

ORLEANS — On Nov. 4, the select board hopes to clear up a somewhat murky situation regarding p...

Sports

Monomoy Sharks Shut Out Sturgis East

HARWICH – The Kate Gabri show started early Thursday night, with the junior forward scoring less...

Sharks Score First Soccer Victory Of The Season Against Sandwich

HARWICH – After a scoreless draw against Sturgis West the previous evening, and still without a ...

Monomoy Field Hockey Soars Past Barnstable, Falls To Nauset

HARWICH – New rules and a whole new way of playing the game didn’t seem to faze the Monomoy girl...

Features

Nature Connection: Honoring Our Natural Connections With Our Votes

These past few days, weeks, months – heck, let’s just say four years – have been full of arrows ...

Local Towns Host Halloween Events

Local Towns Plan Halloween Events   Saturday is Halloween, and while local authorities are...

A Different Kind Of Gap Year: Local College Students Take Time Off To Sail

If all goes as planned, rising college sophomores Jan Lapinski and Ian Johnson will set sail on ...

Opinion

Our View: Keeping The People Informed

Harwich town officials have known of Chris Wise’s plans to construct a 100-unit residential comp...

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 29, 2020

Help Save Sand Pond Woodlands Editor: Thank you for the recent article about the “race” to...

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 22

Time With Sharks Well Spent  Editor: A big Shark thank you to Detective Brackett of the Ha...

Focus on...

Chatham Debates Location Of 'Expedition Blue' Waystation

The Blue Economy’s Expedition Blue initiative will be showcased through four “front porch” wayst...

Harwich COA Social Services Coordinator Stays Busy During Pandemic

Julie Witas, social services coordinator at the Harwich Council on Aging, has spent exactly half...

Health: Food Insecurity Sows Seeds Of Health Problems

Not knowing where one’s next meal is coming from causes more than just a rumble in the stomach. ...

Obituaries

Peter James Luddy

Peter James Luddy, Navy Veteran, Former Harwich Selectman May 22, 1954 – October 16, 2020 ...

John A. Roy

May 20 1929—October 17 2020             It is with profound sadness that the family of John A...

Betsey Ann Buck Bloomer

         Betsey Ann Buck Bloomer passed away peacefully at the Orleans Nursing and Convalescent ...