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Queen is one of the most recognizable names in the music industry — they have brought to life such classic songs as “We Are the Champions,” “Killer Queen,” and, of course, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Every member of the band is still alive except for Freddie Mercury, who was the lead vocalist and one of the most flamboyant performers the world has ever seen. He died at the age of 45 from complications of AIDS, and his s...

Our View: The Cost Of Sustainability

By: Cape Cod Chronicle

The pages of The Chronicle often feature articles about the need for affordable housing, accessible child care, and creative initiatives designed to help year-round residents – particularly young families – stay in town. Our coverage reflects a broader public dialogue that’s been underway for years. Chatham, for instance, recently created a Chatham 365 Task Force to consider issues of sustainability. Ensuring tha...

Monteleone Shares The Secret Of Living To 100

By: Russ Allen

EAST HARWICH — Isabelle Monteleone will become the Cape’s latest centenarian on Saturday, Dec. 15. Earlier this fall, 60 of her family, friends, caregivers, and other acquaintances came to her daughter’s East Harwich home to preemptively celebrate, with displays of memorabilia from the phases of her life and a special a video-recorded birthday greeting from Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, arranged for b...

FinCom To Hear About Tech School Project

By: Cape Cod Chronicle

ORLEANS — The finance committee is inviting the public to its Dec. 13 meeting, where there will be a presentation on the financial implications of the Cape Cod Tech building project. Tech school Superintendent Bob Sanborn will speak about the projected cost of the new school building and the ramifications for Orleans and other member towns.   The session begins at 7 p.m. in the Nauset Room at town hall.  Fi...

ORLEANS — The state's expert on library building development had a perhaps surprising answer when asked about “deal-breakers” that could curtail funding for a project. “Not enough parking is a big problem,” Lauren Stara, library building specialist with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, told the library's facilities advisory committee Dec. 10. “A lot of towns say, 'Everybody walks to our libr...

EASTHAM — It takes much more than a village to raise affordable and workforce housing like the Village at Nauset Green. To build this $23 million, 65-unit development, it takes three neighboring towns and federal, state and private partners, 11 in all. But most of all, it takes the determination of a community to stick with its vision of broadening its housing stock for well nigh two decades. That persistenc...

Lower Cape Human Service Providers Form Alliance

By: Alan Pollock

EASTHAM — Three key social service agencies on the Lower Cape have formed an alliance designed to help improve the efficiency of service delivery and to make services more accessible to people in need. The Cape Cod Children's Place, the Community Development Partnership and the Homeless Prevention Council said the partnership offers the possibility of offering new programs together, as well. The three organi...

Robert Kuzoian

By: Contributed

    Robert Astor Kuzoian, 97, formally of Chatham and Harwich Port passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen L Kuzoian who passed away on October 17, 2015. They were married for 72 years.     Robert was born in Providence, R.I.  on June 3, 1921 to Stephen and Paris Kuzoian.  He graduated from Cranston High School in 1939 and was accepted to Brown University but due to the ...

Donald “Chip” W. Howes

By: Contributed

CHATHAM- Donald “Chip” W. Howes, 66, of London, England, husband of 33 years of Catherine Howes, nee Hirst, died November 20, 2018 at St. Thomas Hospital, London, after a brief illness due to complications from lung cancer treatment.                 A 13 th generation Cape Codder and Chatham native, he was a 1970 graduate of Chatham High School. He received his undergraduate degree from UMass Amherst, and his...

Damien James Larsen

By: Contributed

  MARCH 29, 2011 – DECEMBER 1, 2018 ORLEANS - Damien James Larsen, 7, of Orleans and Harwich, passed away on December 1, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday December 7th from 4 – 7pm at Nickerson Funeral Home, 77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday December 8th at 11 am at St. Joan of Arc Church in Orleans. For online condolences please visit www.nickersonf...

Philip E. Doyle

By: Contributed

            Philip E. Doyle, 91, of North Chatham, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Cape Cod Hospital on November 29, 2018.  Known simply as Phil, following retirement, he resided for twenty-five years in the town he loved.               Born in Boston to Philip E. and Marie R. (McDonald) on April 26, 1927, Phil attended St. Peter's Catholic School in Dorchester, Boston College High School...

John A. Wilson

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John A. Wilson             John A. Wilson, Ph.D ., 82, of Dover, N.H. and North Chatham passed away on November 28, 2018 peacefully in his sleep.               John was born in Winchester in December of 1935.  John was married to Christal (Gile) Wilson on May 19, 2001.             John was a tenured professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire where he was known and recogn...

CHATHAM – At two public forums last week, residents encouraged the planning board to move forward with a zoning amendment allowing accessory dwelling units in single-family homes, but recommended that limits be placed on the number of units allowed annually and suggested that the language of the bylaw be tightened to prevent abuse. Support was not unanimous, however, with several residents warning that the byl...

Despite Chain Store Closures, Toy Drives Doing Well

By: Alan Pollock

CHATHAM — With the closure of Toys “R” Us in Hyannis and Benny’s in Dennisport, among other retail chains, organizers of local toy drives worried that some needy local children wouldn’t find as much under the Christmas tree this year. Now, there appears to be reason for some cautious holiday optimism. “We surpassed our donation amount last year by quite a bit. I’d say, more than doubled it,” Deputy Chatham P...

HARWICH – When the Monomoy Regional School District put out a request for bids for a busing contract in January and again in November, they anticipated sifting through a host of proposals. Instead, they received none. With a need to get plans firmly in place for the next school year, the Monomoy school committee approved Superintendent Scott Carpenter's recommendation that the district begin working with the C...