Chatham News

75th Summer Town Meeting Will Be Held In-person Aug. 3

CHATHAM – The long tradition of summer residents gathering to hear about and discuss town issues...

Town Considers Strategy For Middle Road Housing

CHATHAM — Housing advocates scored a number of key victories in last month’s annual town meetin...

Harwich News

Housing Crisis Hits Fire Victims Hard; Couple Could Be Homeless Friday

HARWICH — Jason Barbour and Judy Abbruzzese could be homeless on Friday. The couple has been ...

Interest Builds In Preserving West Harwich Schoolhouse

HARWICH — The town hopes to sell the historic West Harwich Schoolhouse at 5 Bells Neck Rd., whic...

The Children’s Center Gets Contribution For New Books

HARWICH — The Children’s Center has received a contribution from former students at the preschoo...

Orleans News

Nauset Marine Buys Church Property At Roundabout, Seeks Demolition OK

ORLEANS — Nauset Marine has bought a location at the Routes 6A and 28 roundabout that had been...

With History At The Hub, Plans For Meetinghouse Campus Embrace Other Uses

ORLEANS — The Centers for Culture and History in Orleans is focused as much on the future as o...

Orleans Gearing Up To Deal With Housing, Other Initiatives

ORLEANS — The train is ready to leave the station on some big town projects, but the track ahe...

Features

CCTC/HJT Hosts Reading From 'Adoption In Black And White'

On Sunday, July 25 at 4 p.m. Cape Cod Theatre Company/Harwich Junior Theatre (CCTC/HJT) will ho...

Theater Review: Maya Mouse' At Cape Rep A Kids' Show That Appeals To Everyone

If you have been wanting to take your children to see live theater, perhaps for the first time o...

Animal Rescue League Marks A Century Of Helping Cape Animals

BREWSTER — In 1921, Cape Cod was a rural place. The canal was only five years old, and the Cape’...

Opinion

John Whelan: Home On The Range

“Home, home on the range Where the deer and the antelope play Where seldom is heard a disc...

Letters to the Editor, July 22

Not Happy With Sticker Change  Editor: Is anyone else disappointed in the new Chatham beac...

Our View: A Rudeness Antidote

We've all heard the stories about rude customers in restaurants and shops this summer. Some of t...

Focus on...

‘Breakthrough’ COVID Cases Raise Alarm

With concerns growing about the highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19, and with Provinc...

From Nautical Antiques To Quirky Gifts: Yankee Ingenuity Turns 50

CHATHAM — “Oh, this is that store,” is a comment that Sharon Hayes overhears while gardening out...

Ella Lombard, Matriarch Of Harwich's Cape Verdean Community, Turns 100

“It’s just a number,” Ella Lombard of Harwich says about one’s age. “It’s what you do with it.” ...

Obituaries

William Dennis Engs

William Dennis Engs passed away at Loma Linda University Hospital Medical Center in California o...

C. Philip Smith

On June 19th, 2021, C. Philip Smith, 89, passed away at home surrounded by his family and dear f...