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Past articles by Rich:

'I love him like a brother': Friends in Brewster bond over shared military service

When they met at the Serenity senior apartments, the two veterans, Gary Altieri and Jerry Fiore felt an instant camaraderie. → Read More

Brewster herb store with 30-year history weathers permitting, zoning issues

A longtime herb store is Brewster has been closed while the owner resolves building and health code issues. → Read More

Cape Cod cyanobacteria report: 8 freshwater ponds on Cape Cod under use restrictions

Eight freshwater ponds on Cape Cod are under use restrictions due to unhealthy levels of cyanobacteria. → Read More

Former Brewster town administrator offered temporary Orleans job

Charles Sumner has held interim town administrator jobs in Provincetown and Wellfleet. → Read More

Orleans' town administrator outlines retirement timeline, search process for own replacement

John Kelly, town administrator of Orleans since 1996, is retiring next year, but his last working day is expected in December. → Read More

'Democracy is not a Spectator Sport': What motivates young voters

League of Women Voters of the Cape Cod Area has launched a series of forums titled "Democracy is not a Spectator Sport." → Read More

Orleans drops plans to add parking charge at Rock Harbor. Here's why

"I’m totally opposed to this," Charter boat captain Hap Farrell said. "You’re going to destroy what is left of Orleans." → Read More

Orleans voters to weigh in on short-term rental regs at special town meeting

Orleans voters to weigh in on short-term rental regulations and a fertilizer ban at special town meeting. → Read More

Harwich town meeting first step in adding housing inside church

Harwich town meeting covers church conversion and first steps on phase 3 for the sewer. → Read More

Brewster library project officially off the books

The wait for a state library grant to help fund the Brewster library renovations caused the price of the project to rise. → Read More

Aw shucks, Wellfleet OysterFest returns in a new location

"We've done a lot of good work with what I feel is a fun party," said Nancy O'Connell, president of sponsor Shellfish Promotion And Tasting. → Read More

Nauset high school subcontractor bids are $20M over estimates. What this means for renovation project.

The school administration has already purchased temporary classrooms for $7 million. → Read More

Agway of Cape Cod has plans to make customers happier, with new property layout

“Things were always at two different stores. It was not cohesive,” co-owner Josh Wile said. → Read More

See who Orleans is named for. Portrait of French duke restored and on display

But the entire portrait was cracked everywhere like a jigsaw → Read More

Marion's Pie Shop in Chatham looking for new owners to continue 75-year tradition of baked savories and sweets

“Marion's is an institution," owner Cindy Stearns said. The shop was founded by Marion Matterson in the late 1940s. → Read More

Brewster library project shelved after costs rise to $16.4M

So while the town waited for their $4.6 million grant cost rose an estimated $6.2 million. → Read More

Here's how to kick the fertilizer habit and protect Cape Cod waters

Reducing fertilizer protects water quality in Cape Cod bays, inlets and freshwater ponds and lakes. → Read More

Cape Cod cyanobacteria report: 9 freshwater ponds on Cape Cod under watch or alerts

Cape Cod cyanobacteria report: 9 freshwater ponds on Cape Cod are under watch or alerts → Read More

Orleans embraces 'Blue Economy' as a destination

Orleans has been working on an economic development plan since last November → Read More

Why Award-winning journalist Bob Woodward is coming to Brewster in October

The Brewster Ladies’ Library Association has chosen Bob Woodward as the featured speaker for an annual Lecture Series to be held in Brewster. → Read More