Happy Days

By: John Whelan

Happy days are here again The skies above are clear again So, let’s sing a song of cheer again Happy days are here again. Jack Ager wrote this song way back in 1929, with lyrics by Jack Yellen. Franklin Roosevelt used it in his political campaigns, but we are not being political here. “Happy Days” are here again because very shortly the patient people of Chatham will have survived the closing of not o...

May 19 Letters

By: Cape Cod Chronicle Readers

Community Keeps Station Going Editor: On behalf of the staff, volunteers and board of directors at WOMR/WFMR, I would like to thank our listeners and supporters who called into the station and pledged donations in our Spring Pledge Drive. It is because of the generosity of this community that we have been able to broadcast for more than 34 years. Thank you for always being there for us. John Braden WOM...

Democracy, With A Bullet


With town meeting and election season over, it's helpful to look back with a critical eye toward what changes could be made to improve the processes, and just as importantly to recognize what worked well. In both Chatham and Harwich, town meetings moved through voluminous and complex warrants relatively quickly and efficiently. With literally hundreds of years of experience, it's no surprise that the communiti...