Category Archives: Current Events

SHC Meeting Videos

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Thanks to Sandwich Community TV, the Sandwich Historical Commission meetings are now being recorded on video so the public can view on demand. Here are the videos: March, 2017: January, 2017: Webmaster Note:  During the January meeting reference was made … Continue reading

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Wing School Update

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    By Paul Gately July 07. 2016 12:58PM Sandwich Historical Commission reiterates historic merit of ‘1927 Wing’ The Sandwich Historical Commission takes issue with sentiment expressed by some selectmen that the 1927 section of the Henry T. Wing School … Continue reading

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Owners of Canal plant to allow dig at site of solar project

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CREDIT: Cape Cod Times By George Brennan May 18. 2016 SANDWICH — The owners of NRG Energy Canal Generating Plant will allow an archaeological dig on land once owned by one of the town’s earliest settlers. Bourne resident Jack MacDonald … Continue reading

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Historical Markers Part of Improvements Planned for Mill Creek Park.

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Sandwich Okays Plan To Turn ‘Restroom Park’ Into Something More Memorable By TAO WOOLFE A gift of flowers, benches and greenery popped up among the political brambles when a volunteer group offered to beautify a scruffy grove across from Sandwich … Continue reading

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A Name for the Park at 135 Main Street

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by Cindy Russell 135 Main Street has been privately owned from 1639 until 1963 when Town Meeting voted “to purchase a certain parcel of land located at Main Street, at Town Hall Square, owned by Manuel and Leona R. Jacinto … Continue reading

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Preliminary costs for Wing School options daunting

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PAUL GATELY | Sandwich Broadsider | May 23, 2015 Preliminary cost estimates for the various Henry T. Wing School re-use/demolition options have come into focus and they are expensive. Town Manager Bud Dunham on May 21 said the total cost … Continue reading

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Sand Hill School

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History of the Sand Hill School/Clark-Haddad Building Sand Hill School Fact Sheet Clark Haddad Building in the 2010 Sandwich Capital Improvement Program Clark Haddad Assessment Report, June 2015   Public Forum on Clark-Haddad and Deacon-Eldred Buildings MARK SNYDER | Sandwich … Continue reading

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Justice Resource Institute Solicits SHC and Public Input

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Representative of JRI attended the January 7, 2015 meeting of the SHC to discuss plans for a new school building at 209 Route 6A in Sandwich. The plans and photographs provided by JRI are provided below. (Now updated with the parking … Continue reading

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Historic Town Neck Brickyard Exposed by Erosion

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Update: Jan. 2, 2015 – Sandwich Scrambles To Fill Beach Cut on CapeNews.net It’s not news to anyone that Town Neck Beach erosion is worsening due to the blockage of longshore transport of sand by the canal. Recent efforts to … Continue reading

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Sandwich grist mill wheel needs replacement

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Wicked Local Sandwich By Paul Gately Posted Nov. 1, 2014 @ 3:03 pm Sandwich Assistant Town Manager Douglas Lapp says it has become imperative to replace the wheel at the historic Dexter Grist Mill downtown next to Town Hall. Lapp … Continue reading

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