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Monarchs Fall To Lions In Boys Ice Hockey Action

By: Kat Szmit

HYANNIS – The Monomoy-Mashpee Monarchs scored first in their Feb. 1 game against the St. John Paul II Lions, but a punishing third period meant another tough loss for the struggling home team. The Monarchs fell 7-1 on Friday night, with their lone goal coming at 10:25 when Monomoy's Lucas Tambolleo found an opening and slapped the puck through, capitalizing on an assist from teammate Charlie Southworth. Tha...

HARWICH – Students from Sturgis East and West Public Charter Schools in Hyannis, including students from Chatham, will perform two one-act plays revolving around war and its effect on families at the Cape Cod Theatre Company/Harwich Junior Theatre this weekend. “Mother Courage and Her Children” by Bertolt Brecht will be co-directed by Diana Young, Sturgis East’s theater teacher. “Dark Road” by Laura Lundgren S...

Nature Connection: In A Flash

By: Mary Richmond

It happens often, especially if you’re looking for it, a flash of movement or color. Perhaps you catch it in your peripheral vision or the blink of an eye. Nature can be tricky like that, a hint here, a clue there. When I walk to my car in the morning I often see a flash of gray and white as the resident mockingbird lets me know the overgrown, multiflora infested forsythia is his, not mine. Many birds and anim...

Our View: Airport Advisory Committee Needed

By: Cape Cod Chronicle

According to a Federal Aviation Administration advisory circular, one of the first tasks local officials should do when beginning the airport master planning process is to create a process for public involvement. The program should be proportional to the airport size, complexity of the plan and the issues involved. The purpose is to encourage information sharing and collaboration among stakeholders. “An effective...

Letters To The Editor: Feb. 6, 2020

By: Cape Cod Chronicle Readers

Helping Families Year-round Editor: We have an amazing community! The Harwich Children’s Fund/Friends of Harwich Youth would like to thank the following businesses and organizations who supported our mission to help Harwich youth in need: Art of Charity Foundation, Cape and Islands United Way, Cape Cod Healthcare Foundation, Chatham Candy Manor, Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, Dunkin Donuts Route 124 in Ha...

Health: Fighting Coronavirus Fear With Facts

By: Alan Pollock

News headlines about the novel Wuhan coronavirus seem to get a bit more frightening each day, and the number of infected people is increasing, as is the geographic spread of the illness. But a review of the facts can help put the risk in perspective. Coronaviruses, so named because of their crown-like shape when viewed under a microscope, are nothing new. They often cause respiratory illnesses or the cold, and...

ORLEANS — There’s disagreement about the medicine to make Uncle Harvey better. The marine and fresh water quality committee met last week with consultants to review a proposed timeline for treatment of the pond, which is subject to blooms of cyanobacteria, as soon as June. The committee has endorsed an application of alum to bind with the culprit substance, phosphorus, and drop it out of the water column; mone...

Report Sounds Alarm About Fire Station Conditions

By: Ed Maroney

ORLEANS — An interim report on conditions at the fire station include plenty of reasons for alarm. Consultants have documented problems with airflow. No ventilation air is being introduced into the apparatus and rescue vehicle area, and two exhaust fans “do not appear to be functional,” MacRitchie Engineering, Inc., of Braintree, wrote. The presence of union-purchased exercise equipment in the same location “i...

CHATHAM – A group of residents unhappy about the choice of land in West Chatham as the location for a new senior center have filed a petition to call a special town meeting to instead investigate an alternative site on Stepping Stones Road. Town Clerk Julie Smith certified the necessary 200 signatures to call a special town meeting. Under state law, the board of selectmen must call a meeting within 45 days of ...

CONSTANCE ALLEY FRENCH

By: Contributed

Born March 5, 1916 – died January 8, 2020 Died in her Woodbury, Vermont home surrounded by those she loved.  She was born in Beverly in 1916 to Esther Stickney and Walter Leland Alley. She graduated from Beverly High School, Colby Sawyer College and Scott Carbee School of Art and became a commercial artist. She was married to the late Benjamin Brickett Priest, the late Edward L. Richardson and the lat...

Chong Ok Long

By: Contributed

Chong Ok Long 73, peacefully passed away on January 19th 2020.  Chong was known to her friends and family as “Mun” or “Mama Mun.”  Mun was born on the 28th of January 1946 in Seoul, South Korea, she was the 2nd oldest of 6 children.  She came to the United States in 1973, was married and had two children; Melissa Ann Long and Jonathan William Long, her family resided in Chatham and then later moved to Boca Raton,...

Paul Anthony McKenna

By: Contributed

Paul Anthony McKenna, 87, of Orange City, Fla., formerly of Harwich, died on January 16, 2020 of natural causes.                                   Born in Newton, November 11, 1932, Paul was the 4th son of Charles and Helena McKenna’s seven children.  He is survived by his best friend and wife of 58 years, Janet (Dahlman) McKenna, daughter Joanne Tremblay and husband Mike, son Tom McKenna and wife Katrina, ...

Andigoni Mitrokostas Malita(s)

By: Contributed

Andigoni Mitrokostas Malita(s) 90             Andigoni died Tuesday January 21, 2020.  She was born in 1929 in a village in the mountains of Krapsi, Greece.  She was the daughter of Spyridon and Sophia Evangelidou Mitrokostas.  Formerly of Worcester, South Yarmouth and Harwich, she was predeceased by her husband Peter, a baby daughter, her son in law Alex Christakis and her brothers Christos, Vasilios, and Ale...

CHATHAM – Before portable toilets were placed along the sidewalk at the Lighthouse Beach Overlook, the most difficult part of David Eldredge's job as manager of the adjacent Chatham Beach and Tennis Club was the “constant stream of people” asking to use the restrooms at the private club. With three portable toilets in place at the overlook from spring until late November, he still gets the requests, sometimes ...

CHATHAM — Ambitious dredging operations, each with their own special challenges, are now underway at two key waterways. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge Currituck is currently clearing the bottleneck in the Stage Harbor entrance channel, and about a mile-and-a-half away, a private dredge is clearing a channel to Outermost Harbor. At Stage Harbor, crews are clearing away substantial shoaling at the harbo...

Monomoy Schools Keep Budget Growth Under 3 Percent

By: Alan Pollock

Assessment Up In Harwich, Down In Chatham Visiting selectmen in Harwich and Chatham Monday, Monomoy Regional Schools Superintendent Scott Carpenter presented a draft FY21 budget representing only a 2.64 percent increase over the current spending plan, which maintains all existing programs and services. The news was well received by the boards, which had asked the schools to keep budget growth under 3 percent. ...