CapeCodTODAY's Halloween Trick or Treats 2011

Rewards for noteworthy Cape Cod folk

With Halloween upon us, it's time to think about how we might reward some of the people and organizations that have graced our pages this year.

Nauset Superintendent Richard Hoffmann gets to take off his Grinch outfit and have a pizza and cupcake party to celebrate Nauset High's success with school choice.

Nauset school board member Sarah Blackwell gets force fed two dozen cupcakes at Dr. Hoffmann's pizza and cupcake party.

Save our Sound gets a package of windmill cookies to celebrate their pyrrhic victory over the FAA.

Cape Cod Times columnist Sean Gonsalves gets a new Truro-made cross to bear and a tape recorder which resembles a pistol from Cardinal Borgia's Badican Academy for getting educated about so many issues by rewriting Cape Cod Today stories.

Nstar gets 3,000 rotten pumpkins that were killed by their herbicide spraying.

Touched by Angels trickster Gina Clark a stale Devils food Cake without a file in her cell.

Wampanoag tribal leader Cedric Cromwell gets a Lifetime Membership in the Jenny Craig Weight Loss program in preparation for the millions he'll be making when the Tribe's Casino opens in a couple years.

Cape Wind's Jim Gordon gets the "Job Award" for putting up with a decade of bullshit while trying to help America free itself from foreign oil.

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod gets 100 pounds of smelly scallop shells for changing their name and allegedly using off-Cape contractors to handle the re-branding.

The Sturgis Charter Public School gets 200 shiny red apples for continued excellence and five apple trees to plan on their new "Sturgis West" campus.

Superintendent Carol Woodbury of Dennis-Yarmouth Regional gets a cameo in The Walking Dead zombie series for her leadership in a dying school district.

Barnstable Town Manager John Klimm gets 450,000 pieces of candy corn on his way out the door.

The Town of Falmouth gets the "Nasty NIMBY Award" for Article 7 in this year's Town Warent which will ban "Sober Houses" and such.

Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School gets 1,000 pounds of popcorn to serve in their new multiplex-turned-school.

Laptops for KidZ gets 219 Hershey Kisses - one for each computer they placed this year.

Balise Ford of Hyannis gets a truckload of M&M's for revitalizing the old Puritan Pontiac building.

The Harwich Ecumenical Council for the Homeless gets 62,000 candy apples for soldiering on through a difficult loss.

Orleans board of health member Gussie McKusick gets 100 rolls of toilet paper for her verbal diarrhea about this newssite's coverage of the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School.

The Orleans Highway Department gets a bucket of cold molasses for their glacial progress on the Cove Road sidewalk replacement.

The teachers and principals in Sandwich Public Schools get giant tollhouse cookies for soldiering and teaching excellence despite two years of meltdowns at the top.

Superintendent Carolyn Cragin of Chatham, Harwich and Monomoy gets a case of Milky Way's for seeing the future of education and embracing it.

Yarmouth and Orleans' Sewer Proponents each get one Snickers bar to float in their toilets but must pay $25,000 each to flush it down the toilet.

Select members of the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum board each get a poisoned apple from the Evil Queen for way too much drama in recent months.

The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Brewster Shelter gets a giant bowl of pet treats for their love and kindness all year long and warm hugs in memory of their beloved Squash.

Camp Good News gets one stale, melted Good News bar for reasons best known to them - and our 50,000 daily readers.

Truro Police Chief John Lundborn gets a case each of Mounds and Almond Joy candy bars, because "sometimes you feel like a nut and sometimes you don't."

Special Sheriff Jeff Perry gets $110,000 worth of Payday candy bars to celebrate his new sinecure.

Cape Cod Community College President Kathy Schatzberg gets a case of Whoopee Pies to celebrate her impending retirement.

Senator Scott Brown gets an extra large Nestle Chunky candy. As the ads used to say, "Open wide for Chunky," Senator, and maybe it'll help keep your foot out of your mouth.

Congressman Bill Keating gets to use Scott Brown's pick-up truck to move his stuff from Quincy to his second home in Bourne when the Mass. Re-districting is finalized.

Kudos to State Rep Sarah Peake for coming up with the best reelection idea ever, a Special Mass. License Plate for Baby Boomers who are the arch typical "to to the polss" kind of voter which earned her a NY Times Editorial.

A truckload of Gummy Dinosaurs for the region’s print newspapers. 

Holders of the Massachusetts Animal Coalition “Spay Neuter” plate get a bucket of toys for their pet.

The keepers of the Edward Gorey House get a big bag of chocolate spiders

Members of the Barnstable Street Crime Unit each get a big bag of Dum Dums (the candy, not the bullets) for all their good work cleaning up the streets of Barnstable

Judge Brian Merrick gets a big box of saltwater taffy for making jury duty at Orleans District Court fun and interesting

Mal Hughes and the folks at Cape Cod Child Development get a truckload of pumpkin pies for bringing Thanksgiving to hundreds each year.

Merrill Blum and his colleagues at the Veterans Outreach Center get grocery store gift cards for supporting our veterans so well.

Truckloads of groceries for the region’s food pantries that feed thousands each year.

Mandy's Cape Creamery gets 10 pounds of gummy bears for their great food and ice cream throughout the summer.

Alberto's Ristorante gets a bucket of Portugese Anchovies to add to it's Caesar Salad.

The Masonic Angel Foundation gets a case of Listerine in memory of Trevi the cat’s special kiss.

The good people at Independence House get 2,500 Mr. Goodbar’s – one for each person they helped last year.

Our men and women in the military get any treat they like to thank them for their service. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on