Chappaquiddick Town Column: May 13
Years ago, Richard Sears had a big bouquet of roses delivered to the Chappy Ferry every week as a year-long birthday gift to his wife.
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Chappaquiddick Town Column: May 6
At the very top of your list of things to do — and which will only take a half hour — should be a visit to Mytoi Garden.
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Chappaquiddick Town Column: April 29
In years past I have been able to get away every spring. I had determined from experience that two weeks away would help me to withstand the two hectic months of summer on the Chappy Ferry.
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Chappaquiddick Town Column: April 22
The next Chappy Ferry steering committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 27 at 5 p.m.
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Chappaquiddick Town Column: April 15
Bob and Marvene O'Rourke are again osprey spotting for ornithologist Rob Bierregaard, who has been tracking and recording an Island census of the raptors for 25 years.
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Chappaquiddick Town Column: April 8
One of the options that the Chappy Ferry steering committee has come up with to address the issue of the length of time that people have to wait in line with their vehicles is a bridge.
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Chappaquiddick Town Column: April 1
The time has come for the establishment of two separate vehicle waiting lines for the Chappy Ferry.
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State Takes Leland Beach Area In Bold Eminent Domain Move

The state department of Fishers, Wildlife and Environmental Law Enforcement announced yesterday that it has taken ownership of the Leland beach - 100 acres of virtually unspoiled barrier beach stretching from Wasque to the Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick.

Purchase price is just under $1 million; the beach, which has been owned by the family of the late Oliver and Edmund Leland since 1907, was purchased through land-taking measures under the state’s eminent domain laws.

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Chappaquiddick Town Column: March 25
One of my duties in the Chappy fire department years ago was to speak at the Chappaquiddick Island Association meetings about the need to cut back the vegetation along driveways so that the firefighters could get to a house fire without knocking equipment off the sides of the trucks.
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Chappaquiddick Town Column: March 18
Recalling other structures on Chappy that have disappeared, I remembered the windmill at Walter Wood's house next to the Chappy Beach Club.
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