Category Archives: Current Events

Historical Preservation Awards

The Sandwich Historical Commission held an awards ceremony this Spring to honor the preservation of a number of historic homes and buildings. Member William Daley hosted the event at Oak Crest Cove. Award recipients were: (CLICK PHOTOS FOR LARGER VIEW) … Continue reading

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Walking Tours

As an escape from all the bad news these days the Historical Comission is designing a virtual Walking Tour of Sandwich. There is an app for this called PocketSights that you can load on your phone. Here’s what we have … Continue reading

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Wing School Update

    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

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.

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

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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Historic Town Neck Brickyard Exposed by Erosion

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

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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A View From The Chair – Sand Hill School

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

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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