Chatham (Massachusetts, United States)

Type: City
Name: Chatham (Massachusetts, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 41.682098
Longitude: -69.959702
population: 1,552
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Nonconformities reconsidered: Massachusetts court reinterprets Zoning Act to require variances for new nonconformities to grandfathered homes

In yet another twist in the law of residential non-conformities, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has held that there are some circumstances where municipalities may require a variance in order to alter a single- or two-family residence. In short, the ... [Published Lexology - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Massachusetts requests exemptions from new vertical line rule to protect whales

BOSTON, MA – Concerns for the safety and economic health of its fishermen have prompted the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) to file a request with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for exemptions and modifications to new whale ... [Published Commercial Fisheries News - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

West Chop to Chatham Roads

Sept. 27, 201412:45 a.m.I don’t like leaving Martha’s Vineyard; the place just pleases me. But I’m itching for a change of scenery. So at sunrise, I fire up Ginger Lee’s diesels, the XO slips the pendant off the bitt, and we’re off on another adventu ... [Published Milford Daily News - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Check out an historic Cape spot courtesy of Smithsonian Magazine Saturday

The Winslow Crocker House in Yarmouth Port is one of three Cape Cod museums you can visit for free on Saturday, September 27 thanks to Smithsonian Magazine. Photo by Maggie Kulbokas.This Saturday, September 27 is Museum Day Live! and Smithsonian Magazine ... [Published Cape Cod Today - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Great white sharks spotted off Massachusetts coast

Two great white sharks were spotted Tuesday off the coast of Chatham, Mass., officials said.Aerial photos taken by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy showed one shark being shadowed by a boat just behind the waves cascading onto the beach.These are ... [Published Soundings Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Chatham voters make a stand for the land

Although three of four town meeting articles weren’t even on the radar screen last year, voters easily passed $1.5 million in expenses to help protect the town.Monday’s special town meeting stretched just about an hour as those who gathered at the high ... [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Keep out of the water! Not one but two great whites spotted off the coast of Cape Cod

Two great white sharks spotted off the coast of Chatham, Massachusetts, on Tuesday are regulars in the region according to the expert who tagged them.‘They’re here every year,’ Greg Skomal works with the state Division of Marine Fisheries told The Boston ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mitchell River Bridge in Chatham closed for construction

Closure, detours begin Sept. 17, will continue through spring 2016The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced the closure of the Mitchell River Bridge in Chatham. Effective Wednesday, September 17 the bridge will be closed to traffic. ... [Published Cape Cod Today - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

USCG Rescues Fisherman off Massachusetts

A fisherman was rescued by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) after his 40-foot fishing vessel became caught in the surf on the Chatham Bar in Chatham, Massachusetts, Wednesday.USCG Watchstanders at Sector Southeast New England received a notification ... [Published Marine Link - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Frederick Lanphear Sr.

, 94, went into the hands of God, surrounded by his loving family on September 6, 2014 at Fairview Hospital, in Great Barrington Massachusetts. He was born in Chatham, NY on November 6, 1919 to Harry Lanphear and Mary Elizabeth Hoffman and was one of ... [Published Daily Mail - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

September 8 - 1765: Chatham's smallpox epidemic's forgotten hero

37 die, 17 in one family. Dr. Samuel Lord dies fighting the diseaseWritten on the stone placed there in 1941; "Here lies buried Dr. Samuel Lord who died of smallpox after devoted service to the citizens of Chatham in the epidemic of 1765-66"1765: Chatham's ... [Published Cape Cod Today - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

White shark eating a seal off Chatham

The Massachusetts Shark Research Program, working with Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, came across a white shark feeding on a grey seal off the North cut in Chatham Thursday and were able to take photos and shoot a video. Check out the video, courtesy ... [Published Wicked Local Orleans - Sep 05 2014]

Quotes

..."Installing these solar arrays will also help the Commonwealth meet its Clean Power targets in the future," Spalding said. " I am proud that New England is a leader in solar deployment."
...Just a price list with arrows that point to the slot where we put in our money. A sign posted on the barn wall reads: "Our Self Serve Store Operates on ‘The Honor System’ And Is Monitored By ‘Video Surveillance.’ "
...in geology, oceanography, water chemistry and the like," center co-founder and right whale habitat expert Charles "Stormy" Mayo said Saturday. "We are now doing a lot in international waters. The breadth of our work has expanded although we still are clearly focused on Cape Cod and its near-shore waters."
...are the best results we've ever had," said Eric Hieser, executive director of Sturgis Charter Public School, which has two campuses in Hyannis. "We've consistently been one of the highest-scoring schools in the state."

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Draft Storm Sewer General Permit for 200+ Small... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - 3 hours ago]
Dedication ceremony held for the 'largest solar... [Published RE-Focus - 4 hours ago]
Nonconformities reconsidered: Massachusetts cou... [Published Lexology - 5 hours ago]
Massachusetts requests exemptions from new ver... [Published Commercial Fisheries News - 23 hours ago]
West Chop to Chatham Roads [Published Milford Daily News - Sep 27 2014]
Summer Employment Numbers and an Exciting New P... [Published Barnstable Patriot - Sep 27 2014]
Check out an historic Cape spot courtesy of Smi... [Published Cape Cod Today - Sep 25 2014]
Great white sharks spotted off Massachusetts coast [Published Soundings Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, f... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 22 2014]
Coastal center looks to expand its reach [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 22 2014]
Orleans plover plan heads to feds [Published Wicked Local Orleans - Sep 21 2014]
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Something for the weekend: Cape crusading road ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 21 2014]
Mixed bag with MCAS scores [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 20 2014]
Chatham voters make a stand for the land [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Sep 19 2014]
Orleans' plan to protect plovers heads for fed... [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 19 2014]
Political notes: Beaty looks to avoid 'spending... [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 19 2014]
Groups Hope MSA Update Won’t Move Fish Conserva... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Sep 19 2014]
Inside a Charming Cape Cod Escape [Published Country Living - Sep 18 2014]
State doles out funds for community recycling p... [Published Cape Cod Today - Sep 18 2014]
Keep out of the water! Not one but two great wh... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 18 2014]
What Is Scarier Than 1 Great White Shark? [Published boston.com - Sep 17 2014]
Two Great White Sharks Spotted Off Chatham Coast [Published Inquisitr - Sep 17 2014]
IMAGES: Shark spotting in Chatham [Published My Fox Boston - Sep 17 2014]
Mitchell River Bridge in Chatham closed for con... [Published Cape Cod Today - Sep 17 2014]
Antinuclear group labels Pilgrim radiation moni... [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 16 2014]
Orleans leads on plover permit [Published Wicked Local Orleans - Sep 15 2014]
Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, f... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 15 2014]
Local GA Air National Wing Earns Outstanding Un... [Published WSAV - Sep 14 2014]
On cape, climate change worries home buyers [Published Boston Globe - Sep 14 2014]
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10 Quaint American Beach Towns to Visit [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 05 2014]
There is a striking dichotomy among beach towns around the world. There are those that offer manic nightlife scenes, loud music, and parties until dawn. Then there are those that draw a tamer crowd, focusing on history, relaxation, and idle time. These ...
Great White Shark Sightings Draw Tourists to Be... [Published Mashable! - Jul 21 2014]
CHATHAM, Mass. — In Jaws, the fictional mayor tried to protect the summer tourism season by keeping a lid on reports of the man-eater lurking offshore. As sightings of great white sharks mount off Cape Cod in real life, however, businesses ...
Swim Safe: Check Out Your Favorite Beach's Wate... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jun 24 2014]
Jon Devine, Senior Attorney, Washington, D.C. I never feel more like a kid than when I’m at the beach.  Perhaps that’s because I have to keep up with my own kids doing crazy stuff, but also there’s something blissfully immature about body surfing, ...
7 in 10 Doctors Favor Pending Legislation to Ca... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jun 10 2014]
CHATHAM, Mass., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: As well-heeled hospital CEOs plan to gather for three days of golf, lavish receptions and networking ...
Some Coast Guard history [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Feb 18 2014]
Eggs sends us a link to Fox News about an event that happened 62 years ago on February 18, 1952 when Petty Officer 1st Class Bernie Webber, Petty Officer 2nd Class Andy Fitzgerald, Seaman Ervin Maske and Seaman Richard Lively took off from the station ...
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