North Beach; Softball Stories; Lockdowns and Lobsters

Lower Cape News, May 2, 2007

The Cape Cod Chronicle is locally owned and covers the towns of Chatham and Harwich. The Gateway owned Harwich Oracle cover news in the town of Harwich.

CC-ChronicleCape Cod Chronicle Headlines:
CHATHAM
Panelists: education, tougher bylaws, key to taming teardowns
- teardowns threaten the character of Chatham's historic neighborhoods
Reluctant firefighter intern learns a lot
- Chatham senior admits fire department was last on his list
North Beach access problematic
- breach, soft sand & shorebirds pose a threat to access
Boatyard owners question delay in obtaining mooring lists
- marina owners wonder why it will take the town so long
Three candidates seek two seats on Chatham Board of Selectmen
- voters will choose on May 17th
Federal legislation could bring dredge back to Chatham, Harwich Harbors
- bill passed by House could bring Army Corps of Engineers back
Most petition zoning articles get thumbs down from plan board
- board recommends that voters reject all but one articles

HARWICH
Harwich votes weigh fate of new police station
- voters will be asked to approve $500,000 to hire an architect & project manager
Town legislative session offers full plate on Monday
- town meeting will have 87 annual articles and 23 special articles
Board weighs HECH 40B's density versus economics
- neighbors remain adamant about a reduction in units
Appeals board fires back at HECH attorney Singer
- tensions high between applicant and board of appeals
Harwich Central Cafe gets permit for Parallel Street
- unanimous approval for cafe permit
Support for working families, children seen lacking
- network of services for children examined during Harwich forum

SPORTS
Sizzling start for Lady Blue Devils
- fresh faces in the line up make for a hot team
Harwich softball team makes "steady improvement" through struggling season
- lots of losses and just one win plague girl's team

EDITORIAL
It's time to manage waste
- study: years of pollution beginning to show

Read the rest of the Chronicle here.
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oracle_01Headlines from the Harwich Oracle:
HECH Walkathon benefits youth ministry
- 7th Annual walkathon to take place this weekend
Sticker shock for locals as lobster prices triple
- high demand and limited supply
'Lockdown' practice
- Harwich middle and high school teachers will learn how to lockdown
Concert dedicated to Barca
- Harwich Suzuki Strings concert dedicated to former director
The birdman of Cape Cod
- on Mike O'Connor and his new book
Where have all the lobsters gone
- why has the price of lobster skyrocketed?

Read the Oracle here.

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