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Saving Graves

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Decrepitude has seeped into Cedarville Cemetery—cracking and toppling ancient tombstones and beshadowing family markers with creeping foliage. But rest easy, old souls, help is on the way. About $70,000 has been set aside to restore dozens of graves at the … Continue reading

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Clark-Haddad/Sand Hill Community Input

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Do you have any old photos of the Clark-Haddad/Sand Hill School Building?

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Swale at Nye Pond on Old County Road

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(SOURCE: Paul Gately, Wicked Local.com/Sandwich Broadsider) John Cullity seemingly has nothing in common with the late Yankee catcher Yogi Berra, but the Nye family member and historian is following that old Yogi-ism: “It ain’t over until it’s over.” Cullity is … Continue reading

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Planned Sandwich Cemetery Work Hits Snag

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By Paul Gately The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has determined the long planned project to restore parts of Cedarville Cemetery off Route 6A cannot proceed as delineated by the town and as planned by the Sandwich Historical Commission. Sandwich Assistant … Continue reading

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Sandwich Historical Commission reaffirms stance: Save 1927 Wing

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By Paul Gately The Sandwich Historical Commission is not backing away from its strong stand taken in November 2015 that the town should make every effort to try and save the 1927 building from the wrecking ball at the Wing … 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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Come Join Us

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Come join us at a future meeting. Meetings SHC meetings are open to the public. Date: First Wednesday of every month Time: 6:00 P.M. Location:  Sandwich Community Television 11 Jan Sebastian Drive, Unit 10 Sandwich, MA 02563 All meetings will … 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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