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'The Burn Zone' Author To Speak In Chatham

By: Debra Lawless

How is it possible that an intelligent, educated, worldly woman can be brainwashed and inducted into a cult in the 21 st century? Author Renee Linnell, 45, tells her frightening story in “The Burn Zone: A Memoir” (She Writes Press, 2018). “When we’re young we hide what makes us different, to fit in,” Linnell said during a telephone interview last week. Linnell, who lives in Colorado, is on a book tour that...

When Jenny Pagliaro took the stage with her band Roses and Cigarettes at the 2018 Cape Cod Women's Music Festival, what began as a set evolved into a powerful experience for all in attendance, moved not only by the music but also by the woman at the mic who was, at the time, living with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer. Sadly, Pagliaro, a longtime Chatham summer person, passed away in March, but organizers hope ...

Letters To The Editor, May 2, 2019

By: Cape Cod Chronicle Readers

Ban Is The Responsible Thing To Do Editor: I am writing in support of the municipal plastic bottle ban proposed by Sustainable Practices that would prevent the town of Chatham from buying plastic bottled beverages. Each year 35 million plastic bottles are thrown away and only 9 percent of plastic bottles are recycled. At school, I see plastic bottles in the trash can instead of the recycling bin. And though...

Though it was technically eliminated from the United States in 2000, measles is making a comeback. And public health officials say it’s a reminder of the importance of vaccinations. The pages of the Chatham Monitor from the 1800s show many references to measles, both in its coverage of families who reported cases and in the many elixirs and tonics advertised to treat the disease. Before the development of the ...

An Eastham man died while paddleboarding off Nauset Light Beach Sunday afternoon, having apparently suffered a medical emergency while in the water. Because of shoaling at Nauset Inlet, the closest rescue boats had to come from Chatham, about 12 miles to the south. And had the tide been lower, some of those rescuers might also have been prevented from responding because of shoaling in Chatham Harbor. Respon...

ORLEANS — The finance committee voted 5-3 last week to recommend against the town's purchase of a conservation restriction that would guarantee public access to Sipson Island in Pleasant Bay. “It's too difficult for most residents to access unless they have a boat in Pleasant Bay or a kayak,” member Peter Monger said. “The cost of $1.5 million could be better spent elsewhere given the parlous state of Orlean...

ORLEANS — Selectmen Chairman Alan McClennen had a message for last week's Orleans Citizens Forum about the principal wastewater article on the May 13 annual town meeting warrant. “Being incredibly conservative,” he told about 80 listeners at the senior center April 25, “I think there's a possibility we could end up with a situation where the taxpayers don't have to pay a penny for this $47 million project.” ...

CHATHAM – Perhaps the town's most iconic restaurant, The Chatham Squire, is being sold. Richard Costello and George Payne, who started the Main Street restaurant and tavern in 1968, are selling the business and real estate to Todd Hearle, a Connecticut businessman who grew up in Chatham. General Manager Richard Sullivan confirmed the sale Tuesday, stating that it is expected to be completed by Memorial Day....

Ousted Chamber Exec Gingras Accused Of Embezzlement

By: Alan Pollock

ORLEANS — Jeremy Gingras, the former executive director of the Harwich Chamber of Commerce, has been accused of embezzling funds from the chamber and its charitable foundation for years before he was fired in 2017. According to a conservative estimate from a forensic accountant, Gingras allegedly received at least $37,712.73 from the scheme. On Tuesday, Gingras was in Orleans District Court to answer two cou...

Randall Izikewicz

By: Contributed

On Thursday, February 28, 2019, Randall Izikewicz, of Chatham, devoted husband and father passed away at the age of 71.                  Randy was born on December 28, 1947 in Manchester, Conn. To parents Walter and Anna (Banavige) Izikewicz.  He was a Master Mechanic and 35 year retiree of the IBEW Local 42.  He married the love of his life, partner in crime and best friend Judi on September 7, 1991.  She was...

John Marchant Gallacher

By: Contributed

John Marchant Gallacher passed away peacefully at his home in Chatham on April 11th.  Born on February 19, 1927, he grew up in Philadelphia, then moved with his young family to Levittown, Pa. and then Waldwick, N.J., before finally retiring to Chatham.  John is survived by Virginia Gallacher, his loving wife of 46 years, and his children Steven Gallacher and wife Sandi, Richard Tucker and wife Laura, Andrew Tucke...

Judith A. Pangborn

By: Contributed

      Judith A. Pangborn, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. She was the wife of Joseph A. Pangborn, Jr. to whom she was married 62 years. Mrs. Pangborn and her husband spent over 40 years vacationing at the Cape and enjoyed many evenings spent with friends at the local hot spots. For complete obituary go to www.perrymcstay.com  

Anne Elizabeth (Crowley) Leete

By: Contributed

HARWICH - Anne Elizabeth (Crowley) Leete, 67, of Harwich, passed peacefully after a long fight with cancer. She was a loyal and caring mother, friend, and teacher—a true force. Her sharp wit, enduring strength, and caring nature will be missed by scores of friends and family. Anne was born in Bristol, Conn. on January 14, 1952 and attended Bristol Central High School, where she sang with The Loreleis.  She gra...

Joseph Craig

By: Contributed

Joseph Craig               Joseph Craig, just a few days short of his 75 birthday, died unexpectedly although peacefully, on Thursday, April 18th 2019 at Tufts Medical Center, with his wife of 51 years, Louise, by his side.                Born May 1st, 1944, Joe was the son of the late Joseph and Lucille Craig.  He is survived by his two siblings, Dennis Craig and Carol Fabian.  The family lived in West O...

No Serious Injuries In Pleasant Lake House Fire

By: Cape Cod Chronicle

PLEASANT LAKE - Three Harwich Police officers were evaluated for smoke inhalation after entering a burning building Tuesday evening, looking for people trapped by the fire. The fire happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. at 25 Cedardale Rd., and the initial report was that fire was showing from a window. Officers arrived just before firefighters, and heard from neighbors that the occupants might still be inside ...