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Where is Nauset Beach's Next Meal Coming From?

By: Ed Maroney

ORLEANS — The day after the Nauset Beach clam shack was demolished, town officials planned to talk about an alternative food service plan for this summer. The March 21 session was to be held after the newspaper's deadline, but documents in the selectmen's (meeting as park commissioners) packet indicated interest in a Mobile Kitchen Unit like those used by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protec...

ORLEANS — “ORLEANS IS OPEN” say the signs up and down Main Street, a reminder that shops and restaurants are still doing business during sewer construction. In another sense, Revoli Construction's excavators are doing a good job of keeping Main Street itself open, with two crews digging in to build the system toward routes 6A and 28. But there were other signs on some Main Street doors Monday, including Orle...

Alleged Carjacker Who Drove Into Water In Custody

By: Cape Cod Chronicle Staff

CHATHAM — A 27-year-old man with addresses in Chatham and Norwood, Mass., faces a laundry list of criminal charges after his arrest Wednesday morning, hours after he allegedly stole one vehicle and then carjacked another. At his arraignment in Orleans District Court Wednesday, Joseph M. Bopp pleaded not guilty to 14 separate charges. He was also the subject of several outstanding warrants for missing previous ...

ORLEANS — Police are asking the public’s help identifying the person who attempted to rob the Skaket Corners CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint Monday night. At around 8 p.m., a person wearing a hooded sweatshirt, a ski mask and dark glasses entered the business at 9 West Rd. and showed a handgun to the clerk. “When the employee turned away, the subject quickly left the store in an unknown direction,” a police news...

ORLEANS — Police are asking the public’s help identifying the person who attempted to rob the Skaket Corners CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint Monday night. At around 8 p.m., a person wearing a hooded sweatshirt, a ski mask and dark glasses entered the business at 9 West Rd. and showed a handgun to the clerk. “When the employee turned away, the subject quickly left the store in an unknown direction,” a police news...

Orleans Police Investigate Attempted Armed Robbery

By: Cape Cod Chronicle Staff

ORLEANS — Police are asking the public’s help identifying the person who attempted to rob the Skaket Corners CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint Monday night. At around 8 p.m., a person wearing a hooded sweatshirt, a ski mask and dark glasses entered the business at 9 West Rd. and showed a handgun to the clerk. “When the employee turned away, the subject quickly left the store in an unknown direction,” a police news...

Police Seek Connection Between Alleged Carjacking And Crash

By: Cape Cod Chronicle Staff

CHATHAMPORT — Police from several towns are trying to unravel two unusual crimes that took place Tuesday night and are looking for connections between them. Shortly after 10 p.m., Chatham police were called to investigate a report of a 1999 Mercury Sedan that had been stolen from a home in town. The report indicated that the vehicle was last seen being driven by a white man north on Orleans Road toward Orleans...

ORLEANS — Police are asking the public’s help identifying the person who attempted to rob the Skaket Corners CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint Monday night. At around 8 p.m., a person wearing a hooded sweatshirt, a ski mask and dark glasses entered the business at 9 West Rd. and showed a handgun to the clerk. “When the employee turned away, the subject quickly left the store in an unknown direction,” a police news...

HARWICH – A snow day might have delayed the walkout at Monomoy Regional High School, but come Friday morning, a significant number of students braved the brisk and breezy weather as they stood in silence for 17 minutes, senior Grace Boyle reading aloud the names of those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14. There was one name for each minute the local students stood outside, some with sig...

Human beings complicate their lives beyond all telling. Every one of us knows about love-hate relationships. Every one of us knows, even if only at safe distance, about how such relationships can explode into violence. Every one of us knows that there are moments in human life when even the worst of things – for example, when love-hate relationships explode into violence – can still have a humorous aspect. So ...

HARWICH – Since the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., much of the buzz pertaining to local schools has been on safety protocols. While important, those at Monomoy Middle and High Schools know that what also matters is creating a culture among students in which violence takes a backseat to kindness. At Monomoy Regional High School, a number of initiatives aimed at impro...

Muhammad Ali once said, “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” That became the theme of what students are describing as a life-changing trip to the Dominican Republic. During February vacation, 18 Monomoy students under the tutelage of history teacher John Dickson ventured to the Dominican Republic for an adventure that was part fun and part service. “There is service with and ...

CCTC's 'Wonderettes' A Wonder

By: Amy Tagliaferri

The Wonderettes are Team Chipmunk in honor of Springfield High’s mascot, but Cape audiences are fans of Team Wilder-Hutchinson. This dynamic duo, Robert Wilder and Suzette Hutchin- son, has done it again! (Previously the two collaborated on “Always, Patsy Cline,” “Sister Act,” “The Great American TrailerParkMusical,”andmanyothers.) Thistimeyou’ll take a trip back in time to those fabulous ‘50s and the...

EASTHAM – There were a few familiar faces on the court at Nauset Regional High School last weekend as part of the annual Billingsgate Tournament. Taking part in the 26 th annual event were local hoop stars, including former Monomoy player Chris Mazulis, former Harwich player David Duarte, and former Chatham player Jon Robinson, each of whom joined forces on Duarte's “Next Level” team, along with former Nauset...