Chatham News

Despite Crowding, Town Keeps Schoolhouse Pond Open

CHATHAM — At Schoolhouse Pond bathing beach, crowded conditions are nothing new. The small str...

Chatham Shark Center Gets BIG Addition

CHATHAM – In 2010, marine biologist Dr. Greg Skomal tagged an 18-foot white shark off the coast ...

Chatham Selectmen Oust Zoning Board Chair

Hessler Claims Retaliation Over Criticism, Senior Center Support CHATHAM – The former chairma...

Harwich News

Monomoy Schools Mired In Uncertainty Over Fall Reopening

HARWICH – As colleges and universities across the country, including the University of Massachus...

Local Beachgoers Are Following COVID-19 Procedures

HARWICH — The weather could have cooperated a little more over the July Fourth weekend, but the ...

Harwich Town Offices Begin Opening Doors

HARWICH — With the third phase of Gov. Charlie Baker’s Reopening of Massachusetts, municipal gov...

Orleans News

Red Tide Cysts Not A Red Light For Estuary Dredge Disposal

ORLEANS — The Nauset Estuary Stakeholder Group will meet via Zoom tonight (July 9) at 5 to hea...

Work Sessions To Prepare Ship Of State For Rough Financial Seas

Fiscal stability involves not only planning to pay for needed services years into the future but...

Perseverance Pays Off For Quahog Dragger Chris Viprino

Not too long ago the Orleans harbormaster, a bit worried, asked a longtime fisherman to keep wat...

Sports

Baseball Is Back!

With The Help Of Monomoy Players, Centerville Coyotes Play To First 2020 Win   COTUIT – If...

Get Out On The Water With Pleasant Bay Community Boating

HARWICH – After spending much of the spring isolated and indoors, folks are itching to get outsi...

Summer Baseball Set To Start In July

Local baseball players have something to look forward to. If all goes well, teams under the Base...

Features

Garden Club Of Harwich Persists Through Pandemic

HARWICH – We’ve all been spending quite a lot more time indoors than was once normal. It’s only...

Cape Cod Community College Could Be Alternative For Some

Institution Poised To Adapt To Pandemic Changes WEST BARNSTABLE — It was eerily quiet at the ...

Nature Connection: Reconnecting

It’s been a long few months of being more or less housebound, alone or together. For some it has...

Opinion

Our View: Fish Pier Fiasco

The newly rebuilt observation deck at the Chatham Fish Pier is certainly an improvement over its...

Letters to the Editor: July 9, 2020

Chatham Selectmen Fail Voters Editor: If you have ever thought about serving as a voluntee...

Donna Tavano: Bring Fourth Illumination

If you’ve lost track of time and space, stumbling about in a calendar-less COVID-19 coma, the re...

Focus on...

Author, Diplomat, Nickerson Descendant, William Walker Is Glad To Be On The Cape

William Nickerson Walker’s third spy novel, “Target Switzerland,” will be released later this mo...

Docs: During Pandemic, Don’t Postpone Routine Medical Care

With COVID-19 case numbers still well under control on Cape Cod, people are once again venturing...

Business: For New Eateries, Pandemic Debut Is No Picnic

Opening a restaurant is no easy feat. Even for new local business owners who are taking over the...

Obituaries

Ruth E Conner

                CONNER, Ruth E. (Abrahamson) Conner (1927 – 2020), 92, of      Harwich passed...

Betty E. Tavano

Betty E. Tavano, passed peacefully on June 11, 2020 at age 91.   She was the beloved wife of ...

Louise Holman Birtwell

Louise Holman Birtwell     Louise Holman Birtwell, born at home in South Weymouth on May 31, 19...