Letters to the Editor, Aug. 24

Restore Labyrinth Space


Having heard so much about the Chatham Labyrinth, I was excited to be in its presence and experience the serenity it offers.
When I arrived my attention was immediately drawn to a Trump sign on a garage facing the labyrinth. The owners of which have every right to do so on their property. But I ask why would you want your only audience to be those that seek solitude, healing, reflection and serenity? What motive is satisfied by such?
I respectfully seek that the labyrinth space be restored for its intended purpose. The sign would be better suited for the roof of the garage for all the world to see.

Gloria Hicks


A Father's Plea


I read with a mixture of grief, amusement and sadness the Chatham police use of psychic to find my son. I would have infinitely preferred that the Chatham police contacted me during some course of the investigation instead of a psychic. Did it ever occur to the police that a father might have an insight where his son could be found?

James Amsler

Wilton, N.H.


A Fair Amount Raised


Holy Redeemer Women's Club expresses thanks to Pastor John Sullivan, The Chronicle, fellow parishioners, and community members who supported our annual Summer Fair. We raised $6,530 that will be used for grants to support the Chatham Food Pantry, Chatham Angel Fund, Monomoy Community Services backpack program, Venerini Mission School in Nigeria, Unbound International children, scholarships for students attending Pope John Paul High School, Cape Cod Tech High School med-tech students, and St Vincent de Paul.


Joanne Lowre, fair coordinator

Janet Holden, HRWC president




Tom Yawkey vs. John Henry


John Henry, the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox, has announced that he is spearheading the move to rename "Yawkey Way," given that the Boston Red Sox was the last team to integrate its players under the former ownership of the late Tom Yawkey.
Since 1977 the Yawkey Foundations have awarded $430 million in grants to nonprofit organizations in New England and Georgetown, S.C.
I hope that John Henry plans to meet or exceed that philanthropic accomplishment.

Mike Rice

South Wellfleet


Orleans Cultural District Was Hopping!


On behalf of the Orleans Chamber of Commerce I would like to thank the Lower Cape community for your support of the Live in Orleans! The Summer Music Series. Close to 2,000 attendees came to the series and enjoyed over 20 bands playing 48 hours of live music throughout the Orleans Cultural District.

Thank you to Tavi Prugno and Jordan Renzi for assisting and guiding our selection of acts. Thank you to all of the bands and acts who came and played in the series.

Thank you to the Orleans Cultural District for assisting us in producing the festival. Thank you to the staff and board of directors of the Orleans Chamber of Commerce and Snow Library for attending each week and analyzing the event to ensure its growth in 2018.

Thank you to our sponsors, the Friends of Snow Library, the Artist Cottages at Orleans Market Square, the Orleans Improvement Association, and The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Trust. Without your support this series would not have been possible.

Thank you to our media sponsors, The Cape Codder, The Cape Cod Chronicle and WOMR for assisting us in promoting the series to the Lower and Outer Cape.

Thank you to the shops, restaurants, services and boutiques in the Village Center for staying open during the concert series to provide attendees with the services and goods they desired.

We are looking forward to producing the series in 2018 and seeing everyone dancing once again in the Orleans Cultural District!


Noelle Pina, executive director
Orleans Chamber of Commerce