Brewster News

BREWSTER – Dozens of residents applauded the dedication of First Light Beach during a June 30 ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted onsite by the town’s select board, leadership team and staff. Town Administrator Peter Lombardi called the opening of the town’s first residents-only beach “an all-hands-on-deck moment for the team,” adding that DPW crews had finished final preparations only two hours beforehand. “Tha...

BREWSTER – Long before it was a stop for bus tour groups and a setting for wedding photographers, Stony Brook was a manufacturing hub. Thanks to a quirk of geology, a vision of industry and a whole lot of homespun ingenuity, the brook was home to Factory Village. Speaking even as he makes fine adjustments to the millstone that’s grinding cornmeal, Town Miller Doug Erickson explains the site’s history to visito...

BREWSTER — Under sunny skies Saturday, hundreds of people converged on Drummer Boy Park for the 49th annual open air antiques fair. The event was organized by the Brewster Historical Society and included an antique and classic car show. The historical society’s Cobb House Museum at 739 Lower Rd. is also open for the season on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Windmill Village at Drummer Boy Par...

BREWSTER — The driver of an oil delivery truck suffered serious injuries when his truck flipped over on Route 137 Friday evening, spilling an estimated 2,400 gallons of fuel. Brewster Police are investigating the cause of the crash, which involved a Cape Cod Oil truck containing home heating oil. When rescuers arrived, it was lying on its side with an active oil leak. Working with Harwich firefighters, Brewste...

Woof-Woof Hooray: Brewster Dog Park’s A Big Hit

By: Bronwen Walsh

BREWSTER – Ten years in the making, Brewster's Dog Park opened ahead of Memorial Day thanks to generous grants from the Stanton Foundation and the Community Preservation Committee, along with the support of many local businesses and individual contributors. Located behind the Brewster Police Station on Rt. 124, the dog park is open seven days a week, from dawn to dusk. Carved out of the woods, the park include...

CBI Offers ‘Farm To Table’ Adventure

By: Staff Reports and Contributors

BREWSTER — Being a locavore doesn’t always mean foraging the forest or getting grubby in the garden. It can be glamorous, too. That’s the message from Chatham Bars Inn, which is offering gourmet alfresco dining at its farm on Main Street in Brewster on Wednesday evenings. Through Sept. 7, patrons can enjoy a four-course gourmet meal with wine for $200, and experience fine dining on home-grown food in an unforg...