Chatham News

Wilson To Run For Select Board; Nicastro To Seek Third Term

CHATHAM – Incumbent Select Board member Dean Nicastro will run for a third term, and Tom Wilson,...

More Sand Proposed To Combat Beach Erosion Along Chatham Harbor

CHATHAM – Erosion has increased along Chatham Harbor between the fish pier and Claflin Landing, ...

Proposed Budget Will Include Two New Firefighters

FinCom Identifies Housing As Town’s Top Priority CHATHAM — In the spirit of holding the lin...

Harwich News

Officials Ready Regional Vaccine Site

While Carefully Watching For Possible COVID-19 Resurgence Punctuated by warnings that new vir...

Conversion Of Royal To Apartments Approved By Plan Board

HARWICH — The 26-unit Royal Apartments project was approved last week by the planning board over...

Selectmen Support Revisions To Wastewater Infrastructure Planning

HARWICH — Wastewater infrastructure projects may be put on hold while the town makes adjustments...

Orleans News

Housing Advocates Struggle With Gov. Prence Property

ORLEANS — Is the Governor Prence Inn property the hill affordable housing advocates want to di...

Charter Review Board Hopes Survey Will Spark Discussion On Changes

ORLEANS — The town charter lays out how the town works – but is it working for everyone? Ev...

Board Weighs Loosening Town’s Budget Belt a Few Notches

ORLEANS — With a structural deficit no longer looming in next fiscal year’s budget, the select...

Sports

Monomoy Boys Reach Final But Fall To CCA

HARWICH – Even during normal times, high school basketball seasons quickly pass by for the playe...

Nauset Girls' Title Hopes Thwarted By Falmouth

FALMOUTH – The Nauset Regional High School girls basketball team had two goals for this season: ...

Furies Fall In Semifinal After Wild, Emotional Postseason Win

FALMOUTH – No team wants to see their season end with a loss. However, for the Cape Cod Furies, ...

Features

Nature Connection: Finding Comfort In A Place

When we first saw our house 37 years ago, it was about this time of year. It was a traditional C...

Cape Rep Theatre Restores And Transforms Historic Crosby Barn

Cape Rep Theatre in Brewster, with support from the community and the state, is in the midst of ...

America’s Magic Man: Porter Reaches Boatbuilding Pinnacle

Brian Porter still recalls how he felt when he began his first job in the boatbuilding shop at A...

Opinion

Our View: More Work Needed On 'Mansion Tax'

The so-called “mansion tax” proposed in Chatham is an innovative way to fund affordable and atta...

Letters To The Editor: March 4, 2021

Proud Of The Port/Ember Team Editor: In response to your article on The Port and Ember (“S...

John Whelan: Here Comes The Sun

“Little darling, I feel the ice is finally melting Little darling, it seems like years since it’...

Focus on...

Resources Available For Coping With COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

On March 14, it will be one year since the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed on Cape Cod. Thr...

Monomoy School News

Preschool 'Community Friend' Screenings and Registration   On Wednesday and Thursday, March ...

Grant Program Provides Local Oysters To Food Pantries

A program using grant money to purchase large oysters from local oyster farmers and pay to have ...

Obituaries

Isabel M. LaPorte-Lamberg, 94

Isabel M. LaPorte-Lamberg, 94, of Chatham, died peacefully at her home on Friday, February 26, 2...

Walter F. Schultz

HARWICH – On February 24, 2021, Walter F. Schultz passed away at the age of 88. Walter was born ...

Kenneth “Herbie” Pratt, Jr.

Chatham – Kenneth “Herbie” Pratt, Jr. passed peacefully on February 23, 2021 at the age of 93. H...