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A View From the Chair – April 2012

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Our Home’s History Is Our History We have two direct connections to history: our family and our home. Family members pass and leave us with cherished memories, but our beloved homes tend to outlive us. They are what remain of … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – Sand Hill School

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Open House and Forum March 24, 2012 at Sand Hill School, 16 Dewey Ave, Sandwich, MA UPDATE – March 24, 2012  Many thanks to everyone who attended the events yesterday. Because of you, the day was a success. Please check … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – February 2012

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Moving into mid-winter, with several feet of snow on the ground and only the heartiest of travelers on the roads, being pulled along in open sleighs while wrapped in thick woolen blankets. The only sounds are the soft clop of … Continue reading

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Sand Hill School Clark-Haddad Building Will Not Be Moved!

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The Sandwich Board of Selectmen, on January 19, 2012, voted 4-0, with one abstention, to leave the Clark-Haddad building in place. A proposal by the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce to move the Clark-Haddad building and turn it into a visitors … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – December 2011

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  Looking Back As 2011 draws to a close the Sandwich Historical Commission finds itself weighing the merits of two controversial issues and pursuing another that few people considered an issue at all. The request from the Sandwich Chamber of … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – October 2011

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The Sandwich Historical Commission welcomes its newest member, Don Bayley. His appointment to the commission was approved by the Sandwich Board of Selectmen on Thursday, October 20 for a term of (almost) three years. Don has been doing several projects … Continue reading

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A View From the Chair – September 2011

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The Sandwich Historical Commission is entering an exciting phase. Thanks to the contributions of our members and volunteers, we have recently achieved some notable steps in our mission to document the town’s historical assets. Looking Back Just in the last few months … Continue reading

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Old Windows – Save Thousands of Dollars

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Historic Window Tip Sheets There is an epidemic spreading across the country. In the name of energy efficiency and environmental responsibility, replacement window manufacturers are convincing people to replace their historic wood windows. The result is the rapid erosion of … Continue reading

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