Temporary Chappy Cell Tower Clears Final Approval
Steve Myrick

The Edgartown planning board unanimously approved a temporary mobile telephone tower on Chappaquiddick, clearing the way for greatly expanded coverage for AT&T cell phones beginning this summer.

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If Loving an Injured Gull Is Wrong, I Don't Want to Be Right
Tom Dunlop
Word has come down from on high: If you’re a wounded gull, the place you want to seek refuge and rely on the kindness of islanders is Chappaquiddick Point, right where the ferry lands.
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Temporary Cell Tower on the Way for Chappy
Steve Myrick

Chappy ferry owner Peter Wells will request half the Memorial Wharf parking lot to transport a temporary mobile phone tower to Chappaquiddick.

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Mystery Shipwreck Gives Rise to Tale of Lost Schooner
Tom Dunlop

Petrified wooden timbers and bent iron fastenings of a large sailing ship suddenly jutted out of the sands of East Beach on Chappaquiddick two weeks ago. So which unfortunate old schooner was she?

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In Push North, Lone Star Ticks Plant Flag on Chappy
Alex Elvin
Cape Pogue resident Donald Greenstein has been finding lone star ticks on his property for years, but never in their current numbers. Island biologist and tick expert Richard Johnson surveyed the property and said he found 30 lone star ticks with 1,000 feet.
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Chappy Residents Voice Concerns Over Possible Cell Tower
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen agreed Monday to form a new committee to study options for mobile phone service on Chappaquiddick amid concern from residents that a cell tower will be built on the small, rural island.

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Storm Unearths Pieces of Shipwreck on Chappaquiddick
Sara Brown

The storm that slammed the Island in early November cancelled ferry trips and eroded beaches on Chappaquiddick. It also unearthed a mystery.

Pieces of what appears to be a 19th-century shipwreck were exposed on East Beach at Cape Pogue.

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Chappy Beaches Closed to Vehicles After Storm

An early November storm last weekend left behind severe erosion on Chappaquiddick beaches. The Trustees of Reservations have temporarily closed all beaches on the Island to over-sand vehicle traffic.

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Residents Concerned About Meeting Chappy Comcast Deadline
Olivia Hull

The campaign to bring high-speed internet to Chappaquiddick is short the required number of subscribers, with a little more than two months to go before the mid-December deadline.

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Are You There Edgartown? It's Me Chappy
Dr. Siamak A. Adibi
Even though there is a substantial number of Chappaquiddick landowners paying taxes, the seasonal residents have had no voice in matters affecting them. The town treats Chappy as a colony of Edgartown.
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