Category Archives: Preservation News

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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Sandwich takes first steps to restore old buildings

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By George Brennan gbrennan@capecodonline.com June 29. 2015 SANDWICH — One historic building would be fixed using community preservation funds and the other rehabbed using the labor of Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School students under plans put into motion last … 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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Sandwich Historical Commission wants 1927 Wing exterior preserved

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By Paul Gately May 14. 2015 1:02PM When it comes to preserving parts of the past in general — and the old 1927 section of the Wing School off Water Street in particular — the Sandwich Historical Commission thinks it … Continue reading

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Preserving Sandwich’s Brady’s Island

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By Paul Gately Posted Feb. 6, 2014 @ 1:21 pm Updated Feb 6, 2014 at 1:25 PM Brady’s Island is part of that natural swath between the Mill Creek marsh to the east and the wetland on the edge of … Continue reading

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Preservation, Not Demolition!

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Paul Gately, March 19. 2014 2:24PM This is the course being considered by the historic district committee as it deals with Kevin Hamlin’s request to demolish the centuries-old barn on his property at 45 Water St. across from the Wing … Continue reading

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Sandwich building could become new cultural center

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By George Brennan, capecodonline.com gbrennan@capecodonline.com July 28, 2013 SANDWICH – An old building where the children of glass-factory workers once went to school could get new life as a cultural center. Selectmen have agreed to allow the town’s Historical Commission to … Continue reading

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