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Orleans To Honor Local Heroes This July 4

By: Ryan Bray

Former Health Agent To Serve As Grand Marshal In Annual Parade ORLEANS – At 6:30 a.m. Monday, you can find members of the Fourth of July Committee getting ready for the biggest event of the summer. Later that morning, floats will stage at Nauset Regional Middle School. At Lower Cape Dental, there will be antique cars. Police, fire, military and other parade participants, meanwhile, will gather at Orle...

ORLEANS — A community center could include any number of different features and programming. But members of the town's community center feasibility task force are adamant about the need for a future building to house one thing in particular. The Lower Cape sorely needs a gym, members said at their June 23 meeting, and any plan for a community center in town should include one. Apart from Nauset Regional Mid...

Orleans Officials Say More Town Land Needed

By: Ryan Bray

ORLEANS – A new fire station. A new library. A community center. A senior center that is nearing the need for renovation or replacement. More parking. The town’s needs are many, but the select board on June 15 addressed an important question that will prove central to its future planning: where and how will the town find the land to accommodate all those needs? Michael Herman, the board’s vice chair, s...

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...

Oil Truck Overturns, Causes Significant Spill

By: Alan Pollock

BREWSTER - The driver of an oil delivery truck sustained injuries after his truck turned on its side on Route 137 in Brewster Friday evening, spilling at least 1,000 gallons of oil. The accident happened at around 7:30 p.m. on Route 137 near Twinturn Drive. Firefighters from Brewster and Harwich worked to extricate the driver from the cab of the truck, even as home heating oil was rapidly leaking from the truc...

John Ciriacos Houhoulis

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ohn Ciriacos Houhoulis was born in Boston in 1932 into a first-generation Greek American family. After the death of his mother Efemia while he was a teenager, John quickly took on the role of champion for his family, including his father Ciriacos and older siblings Marjorie and Jimmy, despite his young age. This quiet and noble steadfastness for loved ones would remain a core principle of his life. After graduati...

Joseph Valentine Roller II

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Joseph Valentine Roller II was born to the late Joseph and Elsie Roller, owner of a leather company and a homemaker, in East Orange, NJ on April 24th 1948.  Joe graduated from Milburn High School where he was named Athlete of the Year. He later graduated from Colgate University while spending summers lifeguarding on the jersey shore with what would become lifelong friends.   While working in International Banking...

John J. Trocchi

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John J. Trocchi, husband, father, grandfather, teacher, connoisseur of all things sweet, and dad-joke expert, died at his home in St .Johnsbury, Vt. on June 15, 2022. John was born in Fall River on July 13, 1945. His parents were Albert and Mary Trocchi. The family soon moved to Hyannis and John grew up there where he graduated from Barnstable High School with the class of 1963.    He was a life-long learner and ...

Gloria Jeane Neives Pearce

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Gloria Jeane Neives Pearce of Chatham passed away peacefully in her home on June 3, 2022 in the presence of family and friends. Born in 1926 in Yonkers, New York, Gloria was the eldest daughter of Randolph and Virginia Neives and was raised in Hackensack, New Jersey.  In 1944 Gloria served as a member of the World War II Cadet Nursing Corp and graduated at the top of her nursing school class in 1948.  Upon gradua...

Muriel A. Sinclair

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Muriel A. Sinclair, 98, passed away at home on Monday, June 13th surrounded by her loving family. Her husband of 53 years, Everett L. Sinclair died in 1999. She leaves four children, Deborah Moiles (Jim Owen) of Millbury, Gary Sinclair  (Jean), of Harwich, Susan Mills (Michael) of S. Yarmouth, with whom she made her home, and Douglas Sinclair of Florida, 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and many nieces an...

Jerry Frank

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Jerry Frank, 78, of Chatham passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022 at Blue Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center in Stoughton. Jerry was born on February 24, 1944 at Cape Cod Hospital.   He was the son of the late Joseph Clarence Frank and Susie (Eldridge) Frank.    Jerry worked for Fougere Nurseries for over 20 years.  He then started a landscape business with his twin brother Jeffrey, for over 14 years in Chatha...

Rescuers Free Entangled Whale Calf Off Chatham

By: Alan Pollock

Young Humpback Fouled In Fishing Gear CHATHAM — Thanks to a cooperative effort from two marine conservation groups, a young humpback whale has a chance at growing old. Shark spotters with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy are credited with reporting the whale calf in trouble off Chatham last Tuesday. The calf had a black rope caught in its mouth and a large tangle of rope around its tail when rescuers fr...