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Amen to the community center for most or all of COA activities. Harwich does a great job of combining the two facilities.
Steve Burlingame <>
North Chatham, MA USA - Sun 09/17/2023 - 18:33:16
The Community Center would be the perfect location for the COA to use. Handicapped accessible, gym, workout room, elevator to all the floors, full kitchen with plenty of seating for their functions, and tons of meeting rooms. Every time we go by the COA, there are never many cars and half are probably volunteers or staff. Wake up everyone, get out on May 6th and vote NO. No means No. They are lying to us about the cost. They say they could use the current COA for housing? What is that going to cost? They are trying to lump both of these together to get their way. My husband went to the Community Center today and check to see the situation. No one was using any of the rooms, some were playing pickleball, only one room was set up for Retired Men's Club.

Tina <>
West Chatham, MA USA - Fri 04/21/2023 - 21:44:30
Finally moved all 2021 Town Common posts to History as one combined file to reduce size of ShowpostTC page.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Wed 03/02/2022 - 01:27:58
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Nancy Ryder Petrus
Chatham, MA USA - Mon 05/31/2021 - 15:17:19
Finally moved all 2020 Town Common posts to History as one combined file last night to reduce size of ShowpostTC page.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Thu 03/18/2021 - 09:43:53
Moved Town Common posts from Jan - Oct 2019 to History as one common XX file to reduce size of ShowpostTC file.
J. Hallgren (as Moderator)
S Chatham, MA USA - Thu 11/07/2019 - 23:39:10
Finally getting to some long needed maint updates to site, including moving posts from Apr 2017 to Dec 2018 to History and changing Index tribute photo to another of our long time posters, Carl Olson.
J. Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Wed 01/16/2019 - 17:11:00
Just the HCoop admin stopping by to double check posting still works after moving the site to a new server.
Raleigh, NC USA - Wed 12/05/2018 - 20:35:55
The Cape Cod Times is adequate, just adequate...John Whelan, and I beg to differ with you on their Sports coverage. Their deadline is too early to catch anything you might want to know, they force you to rely on the 'net to catch scores and such. I don't really look at the Sports anymore, I read the paper every day and the sports coverage is so over. Nothing new there. Used to be more up-to-date than the Globe. We still get the Times because Mom loves the crossword puzzle!!! I like Cynthia Stead's column too.
Amy Tag <>
HARWICH PORT, MA USA - Thu 08/09/2018 - 19:49:05
Devastated to hear about the guy my family referred to as Uncle Tim. Does anybody know what the arrangements are. It may be early but please post what ever information is available as soon as possible. Thank you Roy
Roy Kime <>
White Stone, VA USA - Tue 05/22/2018 - 21:34:26
Happy New Year to all!
Benjamin T. Nickerson <>
Chatham, MA USA - Mon 01/01/2018 - 05:11:54
To whomever posted at end of February as "cape cod alice": Please contact me with a proper and valid signature to replace that with, ok? If your name is Alice, that's great but I need at least an initial of last name as tiebreaker. Thanks!
J Hallgren (As Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Mon 03/13/2017 - 17:19:46
Thanks for the correction Barry: Lorraine kept the Coombs part from us!
Nancy Ryder Petrus <>
Brewster, MA USA - Tue 02/28/2017 - 17:59:58
Merry Christmas from California!
Nancy Ryder Petrus <>
Brewster, MA USA - Sun 12/25/2016 - 12:25:52
Emily, the log file shows your values for state of "C" and "MC", neither of which are valid. Not sure why your system is having issues.
J. Hallgren (As Moderator)
S. Chatham, MA USA - Sat 12/03/2016 - 22:32:17
Why can't this site accept my state? Both CA and MA are rejected!
Emily <>
Chatham, MA USA - Sat 12/03/2016 - 19:47:54
Okay,now this happy post is to say how grateful I am to have this site to visit, to see others' Chatham thoughts and the thank John H. for his efforts.
USA - Tue 07/26/2016 - 07:53:15
John, why can't I type my state in? It only allows one capital letter and refuses my posts.
Emily <>
Rancho Mirage, USA - Wed 01/13/2016 - 11:37:11
Where do I find comments on the sidewalk issue?
Kenny K. <>
Chatham, MA USA - Mon 08/31/2015 - 18:46:00
Be advised that by starting to fix one outstanding issue here (showing much more than one month of posts), I've likely broken another part of site: Search of Town Common (due to archived months not being fully isolated). Sorry about that, ok?
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Mon 08/31/2015 - 17:03:15
I'm confused. I posted a remark on the site yesterday and read many posts made this year (2015). Now I can find only 5 recent posts. 'S up?
john Hutchinson <john.hutchinson@comcast.net6>
Chatham, MA USA - Sun 08/02/2015 - 22:52:53
Hi, we've spent summers in Chatham for half a century, so it is almost home. I was wondering if anyone on the forum is old enough (I almost am) to remember wht Chatham was like during the second world war? I am doing research for a novel on the home front during the war. Thanks
Roger Denk <>
Monterey, CA USA - Sun 03/08/2015 - 17:13:44
John, Will you be having a book signing? A couple of my grandchildren are the right age for your book.
Nancy Ryder Petrus
Chatham, MA USA - Sat 11/01/2014 - 15:49:59
John, Are you having a book signing in the near future? I have a couple of grandchildren who would enjoy reading your book.
Nancy Ryder Petrus
Chatham, MA USA - Sat 11/01/2014 - 13:10:46
John, seems like it might be time to update the Sponsors!
Richard G. Ryder
Eastham, MA USA - Sat 09/06/2014 - 08:29:17
Nice catch Emily!
Ben H
USA - Sat 05/31/2014 - 23:00:15
Carl Yastrzemski is older than you are........hmmm ?
Chatham, MA USA - Sat 05/31/2014 - 09:04:35
1. He and I have the same first name.
2. His wife and my wife have the same first name.
3. He and I are the same age.
4. He and I both played ball - he was a bit better than I was.


Carl Olson <>
USA - Fri 05/30/2014 - 13:27:30
Carl O. notified me that there's been a problem with adding entries to Town Common for 3 days -- I had gotten an email but it wasn't descriptive enough so I didn't know what issue was -- I now know WHAT the problem is but not sure why yet -- put in a patch a few days ago to attempt to stop the "Pharm" spam so may be related -- so in meantime until I can fix it, please post using Site Related as that still seems to work, ok? Thanks and SORRY!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
S. Chatham, MA USA - Fri 05/30/2014 - 12:53:09
testing out a problem with site
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
S. Chatham, MA USA - Fri 05/30/2014 - 12:30:45
John', I can't make any entries because every time I try to change my address from CA to MA.....COMES UP IA......huh?
Chatham, MA USA - Sun 05/25/2014 - 19:16:47
Just posted that to the town common, my mistake.
Chatham, MA USA - Mon 04/07/2014 - 16:30:47
Anyone happen to remember when the Grange property was bought by the town, or who owned it last?
Chatham, MA USA - Mon 04/07/2014 - 16:27:56
Does anyone remember the radio towers on the hills at Hardings Beach back in the early sixties?
Jay Murphy <>
Palm Beach Gardens , FL USA - Fri 01/10/2014 - 22:30:48
Good luck today! I wonder what the cuts will be like after this storm is over.
Chester Berne
Green Bay, WI USA - Fri 01/03/2014 - 09:32:55
Just saw a map yesterday that showed that Hardings Beach was on the wish list for the Cape Cod National Seashore, back in 1959 or so, along with Morris Island. Bob McNeese didn't want the additional traffic in town so they fought against the CCNS being in Chatham except for North Beach.
Richard G. Ryder
Eastham, MA USA - Tue 12/17/2013 - 17:28:55
The town acquired Ernest L. Rogers' thirty acres east of the Harding's Beach Rd. town landing in 1945 for $10,000. The town voted in 1953 to add 230 acres for "bathing beach purposes." The selectmen were worried, or so they reported in 1950, that the state would acquire the land for a state beach.
Douglas Doe
Cranston, RI USA - Mon 12/16/2013 - 20:49:32
Is there anyone out there who can tell me about the history of Hardings Beach?
I was told that it was taken by eminent domain but I don't know when,
or from whom, or if it was controversial. I believe there are grandsons
of the original owners still in West Chatham.

Libby <>
Chatham, MA USA - Sat 12/14/2013 - 16:23:30
Hi folks, I was wondering if anyone knew how DooDee Nowak is doing,
I am so concerned about her.
She was my softball coach as a kid and would see her often around Chatham.
I would love to and her a card of get well
Thank you Joyce Hutchings

Joyce <>
Harwich, MA USA - Thu 09/12/2013 - 13:30:41
Testing 1 2 3. If this posts, your friendly HCoop admin just successfully migrated the site over to our new web server!
Clinton Ebadi
USA - Sun 07/14/2013 - 03:46:22
OK John:
I still see sponsors listed from way over a year ago. Any progress to report, or are you too involved with day-to-day dealings with your rental properties?

Richard G. Ryder
Eastham, MA USA - Thu 06/06/2013 - 20:09:41
I want to say Alfred Durkee but am not so sure.
Nancy Ryder Petrus
Chatham, MA USA - Thu 03/28/2013 - 21:40:07
In the early 1950's some of us crazy kids would try swimming from AHL over to North Beach, but we WERE smart to have someone rowing nearby.....I'm sure our parents never knew.
Nancy Ryder Petrus <>
Chatham, MA USA - Tue 02/12/2013 - 15:25:02
Bob, in my opinion there are two reasons for reassigning the harbormaster to the supervision of the police chief: 1. Sean Summers. He's had it in for Stuart for years, and the previous town manager wouldn't fire Stuart, or put him under the supervision of the police chief. Instead, Hinchey had the fire chief supervise the harbormaster. 2. This board hired Jill, and she is indebted to the people who hired her, although according to Florence, board members don't get involved in personnel matters, Sean's memo shows that he did.
Chatham, MA USA - Mon 01/07/2013 - 15:08:17

Chatham, MA USA - Mon 01/07/2013 - 20:47:26
Bob, in my opinion there are two reasons for reassigning the harbormaster to the supervision of the police chief: 1. Sean Summers. He's had it in for Stuart for years, and the previous town manager wouldn't fire Stuart, or put him under the supervision of the police chief. Instead, Hinchey had the fire chief supervise the harbormaster. 2. This board hired Jill, and she is indebted to the people who hired her.
Chatham, MA USA - Mon 01/07/2013 - 15:08:17
NOTICE: Town Common web page is currently "Out of service" as of Friday night! Awaiting reply from HCoop admin to get help in recovering data that I didn't have current local backup of...may take a day or two to rebuild it...sorry!
At least this time (unlike April 2012), I have log files available with raw data but getting that back into formatted form would take a while...but it should help to (hopefully) get all posts back.

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Sat 12/22/2012 - 04:02:20
OK. ==============================================================
So, instead of looking at the last entry forever, let's look at something else----------------.

Richard G. Ryder
Eastham, MA USA - Wed 11/28/2012 - 10:30:53
John: When are you going to update the donor section? I Sent $$ at least a year ago, but have not been credited on the site. Thanks.
Richard G. Ryder
Eastham, MA USA - Thu 10/18/2012 - 19:52:52
Ready for fun chats. :)
Hannah Reynolds < >
Lakeland, FL USA - Sun 09/23/2012 - 19:08:27
Forgot to add that this is 1948-49-50
Hunk Eldredge <>
Harwich, MA USA - Tue 07/31/2012 - 13:46:13
Not sure who is still on here. BUT, I'm showing a film on Camp Malabar on Thurs. Aug 2 at the new rec. bldng. @ 5pm. I've tried to get in touch with as many people as possible, but if you're interested pleas come by. I was trying to get ahold of Terri Crosby but to no luck. If anyone has info on him I'd appreciate it. You never now who's still on earth. Thank-you Hunk
Hunk Eldredge <>
Harwich, MA USA - Tue 07/31/2012 - 13:44:39
John...please change my address back to Chatham.....been home a month!
Rancho Mirage, CA USA - Sat 05/19/2012 - 13:08:17
"Hooray, Hooray, the first of May ... outdoor ----- starts today!"
Carl the Chowdahman I hope this reaches you and tickles memories of Blueberry Hill and FD

Ben H
Coronado, CA USA - Tue 05/01/2012 - 12:45:47
FYI: Town Common forum is out-of-order until futher notice! Lost a critical file sometime this a.m. and didn't have a current local backup so waiting for site admins to help me...not sure what went wrong meantime, you can post here if you wish and I'll fix it later...Sorry for inconvenience!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Thu 04/26/2012 - 13:41:13
Hi John, I have tried to phone you to have a personal conversation but have found that your listed number is not in service. You are welcome to phone me with any questions or concerns on my cell at 508-320-1465. Thank you, naomi turner, president, Orpheum Theater
naomi <>
chatham, MA USA - Tue 03/06/2012 - 19:21:54
Watch out what treat you give your pet!

A friend posted this link on her fb:

Chester Berne
WI USA - Wed 02/08/2012 - 00:18:04
i was born and raised in Chatham i see from reading the Chatroom post that there are some famillar names . i know that the people that know me are glad i am gone as i am also . i loved the town and have much respect for the people in it . i am related to one of the founding families of the town . i have came in too town from time too time and said a prayer over my moms ashes and leave again things are best that way . but to those of you who know and liked me there i say hi and yes i did what i wanted my whole life and still do never stay in one place to long wish good help to you all in Chatham and god bless sincerely Eddy Paul
eddy <>
westborough, MA USA - Thu 02/02/2012 - 20:41:35
Mark Pawlina and his family are all great. Make a point to meet him if you have not.
Jon Eldredge
West Chatham, MA USA - Fri 01/27/2012 - 12:44:50
I have met Mark Pawlina. I like him very much. He is open, makes himself available and is a community oriented chief.

Shareen <>
Chatha, USA - Thu 01/05/2012 - 15:21:11
The shadow<-- Monikers like this are not allowed! Post has been blocked.

Mama says we all got a kernal of meanness inside us. A place to go and hide where there are no brothers and sisters and mamas and papas and nobody matters but us. A place where we don't ever have to share the cake or ever have to smile when we don't mean it. Where all we gotta do is what we want, and we don't have to answer to no one about nothing. All we gotta do is make sure we're the ones who survive. "Cause not everybody makes it. Nope. Not everybody can find that hard place in their hearts. And for those who can't ...well then... it's gonna be a long row to hoe. Life's gonna chew em up and spit them out. Leavem nothing but a shell with the nut gone, until by the time the end rolls around, they ready to go, 'cause they ain't lived nothing but lies,so nothing they got in the end is worth fighting for. Moma says.....'
Art Hilbert
Boston, MA USA - Thu 12/08/2011 - 14:36:29
Danny Porter singing The Midnight Hour at the Community Building,Iceskating on black pond with tires burning in the middle, pulling Kelly Gleason on waterskies down snake river between morris island, Roger Randal in highschool saying "Ah, Where you supposed to be?" girls pulling off fairy loops off the back of guys shirts. The quarter mile run on spruce rd. Paul youngs camp on endwood point. The great chase when Charlie out ran the harbor patrol and coast guard. Clippers boat called acid indigestion. Killing rats on turn island. Kevin Forgeron turns fifty, Happy birthday ! Get a big jar of cats eye marbles and if you live to be 75 thats thirty nine hundred sundays , every sunday take one marble out,towards the end those marbles become more appreciated. Take Care AKH
arrt hilbert
boston, MA USA - Tue 12/06/2011 - 10:12:57
I remember the inner beach in the celler of the church next to the five and dime and movie theatre in the late sixtys. that was the hang out for the hippies back then. used to see earl corrigan go by in a skateboard and they used to have strange movies that they would play . the bowling alley was open then.they had a full eclipse in 69 i think it was and alot of people went to monomoy to watch it. back in 68 you could sell horseshoecrabs for two cents a neck because their were to many of them, ben buck would dress up in his german uniform on a full moon back then,, memories of long ago.........k
jackie obrian
west palm, FL USA - Wed 11/30/2011 - 09:26:13
i remember once, mowing the orleans boneyard with push mowers and hand clipping the twombstones in 1968 in july and fell two feet down because a grave collapsed and i ran like the dickens. on the way back to chatham we would water down on the hand operated water spout on orleans road to cool off on our way back to chatham. that was a tough cemetary to mow.
john custodie
yarmouth, MA USA - Wed 11/30/2011 - 09:09:21
hi scott, haven't seen you in a while. the last time we were clamming on the RED ROCKET. take care old friend.
chucky L
WESTON, MA USA - Tue 11/29/2011 - 10:38:40
had a chicken on thanksgiving cause i couldn't catch the turkey running in the back yard.
scot eldriedge
chatham, MA USA - Mon 11/28/2011 - 09:29:56
thats a good idea dick, occupy chatham. how many tents do you want me to bring over?
art hilbert
boston, MA USA - Wed 11/16/2011 - 13:46:40
They won't leave it alone because they think it is ugly, and calling out to them. Even though most of the residence, owner's and user.s of the area say leave it alone.
dan meservey <>
w. Chatham, MA USA - Tue 11/15/2011 - 23:40:58
Before taking the Chatham job Chief Mark Pawlina was a deputy chief in Hartford responsible for overseeing over 70 homicide investigations a year. He was one of the most respected police officers on the force, this by both police officers and the community. He had a reputation of being very community oriented and responsive to the public while at the same time managing to address some of the worst criminals imaginable. I have talked to him numerous times and each time heard how impressed he was with the town residents, police force and elected officials in Chatham. Chief Pawlina is a good man and Chatham is lucky to have him.
Greg Kane <>
Manchester, CT USA - Mon 10/31/2011 - 17:00:03
haven't stayed around long enough to. goodluck.
arty hilbert
boston, MA USA - Mon 10/31/2011 - 10:16:43
I got an email from Mark Pawlina the cheif of Police said he saw my comments on the station and wants to meet! We are meeting Tuesday morning. Should be very interesting . Anybody ever met the man?
chris davis <>
south chatham , MA USA - Sun 10/30/2011 - 21:35:08
Carol and Carl, Lovely party....lovely home! Thanks so very much!
Nancy Ryder Petrus <>
Chatham, MA USA - Thu 09/15/2011 - 22:55:19
Disregard previous email John....getting old and guess my vision isn't so good either as I spelled it wrong. S-)
Barry Fulcher <>
Naples, FL USA - Sat 03/05/2011 - 19:46:59
John, I tried to email you with the photo information to your email address at Yahoo, and I received 'mailer daemon' that you don't have a Yahoo address. So what now? Sylvia
Barry Fulcher <>
Naples, FL USA - Sat 03/05/2011 - 18:33:36
is this the Chatham Chatroom?
chris davis <>
west chatham, MA USA - Wed 02/23/2011 - 19:22:10
My child had a substitute in school today that was a HHS grad and was trying to influence the class by saying how great HHS is. I wish our kids had not been used in this process, let's just give them the education they deserve right here and NOW!!!
chatham, MA USA - Mon 12/06/2010 - 16:03:09
Lots of very good questions and remarks today. For those in favor of NOT regionalizing we can only hope this site is being visited. Just goes to prove that all the questions haven't been answered and Chatham hasn't been given adequate time to ask them.
Chatham, MA USA - Mon 12/06/2010 - 14:57:26
There is now a link to the Chatham Band website from the Site Map page (which you access via a link on main index page on lower right side).
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Sat 07/10/2010 - 10:48:55
A note to site users: If you have any issues with a post here, please contact me to discuss as to what you believe is wrong and as to how it might be resolved. We will need to review what was said/written/posted and what was actually meant by that and if there are things that need to be changed, I will, on occasion, do so if the situation requires it, but don't demand that I make changes as a polite request goes a lot further.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Fri 11/27/2009 - 12:12:51
Thanks John - I should have looked at the FAQs.

Roy Kime <>
Washington, DC USA - Tue 09/01/2009 - 09:12:25
Roy, the basic details are listed on the FAQ page at and presently the cost is $6 for a month, and I don't ask for more than one month per person but some generous folks have done so's best done by check sent to me at the Cape or Clearwater based on the season.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Mon 08/31/2009 - 20:17:03
What is cosy for currently monthly sponsorships and where does one send the fee?

Roy Kime <>
Washington, DC USA - Mon 08/31/2009 - 13:10:48
Website was down for a while on Tues 8/11 due to server issues at HCoop where site is hosted...I was aware of it but had no easy way to let y'all, I created my third Twitter acct so that I have a way to quickly post a msg that can be read by anyone..assuming Twitter is up, which has been only been problematic last look at for info when site here is having problems.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Tue 08/11/2009 - 21:38:47
Tom, did you notice the year on the "signature" of my posts that you quoted? They're from LAST year when I was a bit quicker...will attempt to do it today but no guarantees...however, in the meantime, look at the pix on the Chronicle web site and Tim Wood's YouTube 3 min video at
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Thu 07/09/2009 - 10:11:57
My apologies, John. No need to explain. My email was in reaction to these (below) from you which seemed to indicate pics were already up -- thought I was doing something wrong by not searchng correctly or in the right place. No worries on this end. Thank you for everything you do.

I've just added three more pix from parade taken by the Fulcher's of Don Nickerson's float...
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Mon 07/07/2008 - 10:51:51
The Photo Album now contains links to the TWO sub-albums for the July 4th parade pix...I had so many pix that I broke it into two parts...I still need to make a few highlighted ones as thumbnails but for now, you can see them as is.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Sun 07/06/2008 - 03:29:58

USA - Thu 07/09/2009 - 08:33:50
Tom and others: My apologies to my faithful forum users, but I've still not finished getting the July 4th parade pix uploaded to Photo Album! Blame it partially on my eye problems, but also on other tasks that needed doing here at cottages...In past years, I did it quite quickly so y'all got used to that but this year is not the same, and I'm sorry about the delay, ok?
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Wed 07/08/2009 - 21:07:17
john- can't find the new photos or the sub page- sorry for the problems
USA - Wed 07/08/2009 - 16:24:29
FYI: Next Sunday, June 28th, the web host for this site will be doing some maint around 2:30pm for a hour or so, and thus, if you can't access the Chat-M-Room during that time, don't panic, ok?
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Mon 06/22/2009 - 09:36:45
FYI: There is a rare error occuring with the server for this site that gives you a message that access is forbidden or similar...I ran into the problem myself late one night and it was affecting other web sites on HCOOP also...the problem cleared up by itself in a few min so if you get the error, just try again later, ok? I don't have an answer as to why it occurs. Thanks!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Fri 03/27/2009 - 10:16:10
(Thought I just sent this but I didn't see it go through. Please excuse if duplicated.)

USA - Thu 03/26/2009 - 13:24:50

I'll sponsor the forum for a month. Where do I send the check and for how much?

Glenn S.
N. Eastham, MA USA - Thu 03/26/2009 - 13:19:36
Sorry for the delays, but I finally moved the posts from Aug to Dec 2008 to a common archive for now. I'll split them into various months when I can and do my normal cleanup of duplicates, etc.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Fri 01/16/2009 - 04:04:48
I have been notified that my web host (Hcoop) will be doing some maintenance work on the hardware on Sat 13th from 9am to noon or so, so IF the web site is down during that time, that is/was the reason.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Sat 12/13/2008 - 02:22:26
From about 1:15am to 10:30am+- today, the server that runs this site was down and users got a "server forbidden" error...sorry about that, but I've got no control of that...we had to wait for a guy to reboot the system in's one of the disadvantages of using HCoop, but the very low cost makes up for the occasional outage.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Wed 10/15/2008 - 11:36:42
I've just added three more pix from parade taken by the Fulcher's of Don Nickerson's float...
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Mon 07/07/2008 - 10:51:51
The Photo Album now contains links to the TWO sub-albums for the July 4th parade pix...I had so many pix that I broke it into two parts...I still need to make a few highlighted ones as thumbnails but for now, you can see them as is.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Sun 07/06/2008 - 03:29:58
FYI: On Monday, June 23rd, from 8am-11am, this site may be unavailable due to some work being done on the host server at Hcoop. So if you can't access it then, it's a known downtime. They say it should be done by 11am, but may run later.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Sat 06/21/2008 - 02:18:17
For all of you interested in North Beach, I've recently created a new website, where I'm trying to aggregate as much info as possible on the beach, the current erosion and past history. It's updated daily with new photos of the beach tip taken from Scatteree, plus erosion reports by Bill Sargent. This is totally separate from my gig at The Chronicle, although I'm using (with permission) some resources from the paper (photos, past news stories). I'm interested in feedback on the site, which is still sorta new. Thanks for any help you can give!
Tim Wood <>
Chatham, MA USA - Wed 04/30/2008 - 10:47:01
Some of you, like I did this morning, may have seen some unusual things on this missing posts, test data, etc...there were some "issues" with my web host and the impending conversion to new hardware that caused this...I think it's been resolved for now, as I had some limited chat with admins this morning before my doctor's appt...sorry for any confusion, as I'm trying to make it seamless for my users...
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Tue 04/22/2008 - 15:14:54
Well, my typo on main Chat-M-Room page, which then became a test to see if anybody noticed, is about over...and nobody said a word! The date of last change was wrong for a while, and the typo was in the year, which had 2007!
Guess nobody reads it that closely...

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Thu 04/10/2008 - 14:24:06
Hi, John, Last Name = Jolly

USA - Thu 04/10/2008 - 08:20:40
Melissa: Sorry I'd not acknowledged receipt of your check before! Thanks! Will apply it as you requested...and...everyone else thus far has had a last name in the "white box" what do I do for you? Hummm??? Let me know, please?
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Tue 04/08/2008 - 19:56:39
Hi, John,
FINALLY...I've sent the Sponsor fundage! Sorry it took so long. FYI: Sent it to the Clearwater address via Snail Mail. (Your posts are still coming from there so I hope that was right.)

USA - Tue 04/08/2008 - 14:53:36
What fabulous pictures that have been posted-the 1962 anniversary, North Beach,the Chatham movie-thank you everyone!! I will have to start digging in my old photo books from 1957-67!!!
Pam Gleason Elmstrom <>
Colorado springs, CO USA - Tue 02/26/2008 - 10:41:22
FYI: I've been tweaking the forum code a bit today for another spam block plus created another default value, so if you have any issues/problems, let me know, ok?
J Hallgren (as user)
Clearwater, FL USA - Thu 02/14/2008 - 14:15:45
To answer you question about the photos: The aerials are in the Photo Album which is accessed via links on the Main Index page or Site Map, for example. There is also a panoramic shot that I'd not put in album, so you'll find a link in a Town Common posting for Nov 08, 2007...and about IE...not sure how you've not picked up that one, even with being on the Mac side: Internet Explorer! As in IE6 or IE7...any more questions? Feel free to ask! Thanks for posting also!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Tue 01/29/2008 - 23:22:54
I am mainly an observer of this Chat Room and very seldom communicate. Tonight, I noticed conversation about aerial photos of North Beach. Could you tell me where to find them? Also what is an IE? I use an i-Mac with Firefox, Safari and Netscape for searching


John Ilg <>
North Chatham, MA USA - Tue 01/29/2008 - 21:40:35
FYI: I've been working on some coding revisions today to help in reducing spam, so if you put excessive blank lines in your post, they may be removed automatically. In last few days, a couple of spam have snuck in and I'm working on trying to catch them, so needed to make comments more consistent to do this.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Mon 01/28/2008 - 17:51:20
Yup! I agree! Cape Cod Chronicle gives me the same thing...I suspect they are doing some major web site updates and thus are blocking access...or having some real "issues"...just my guess!
J Hallgren (as user/Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Tue 01/15/2008 - 20:52:43
Well, can't get into the Chronicle website at all from this forum. It's asking for a user id and password. What is going on? Anyone else having this problem?
Kathy Nowak
Sebastian, FL USA - Tue 01/15/2008 - 20:19:54
Well, I just tried it using FireFox and Opera...both worked fine also...have you tried either of those as alternatives? I've found that I have to use FireFox to access Bank of America as using IE6 causes my system to go 100% CPU while pages load, and it takes 20-40 seconds also, instead of almost instantly...BoA support has no clue as to why.
J Hallgren (as user)
Clearwater, FL USA - Fri 01/11/2008 - 22:28:20
I'm operating with Vista and IE6...not sure of the Java version but have just recently updated my computer so that might be the problem. Sure would like someone on staff at the Chronicle to address the issue for those of us that are having a problem though.
Kathy Nowak
Sebastian, FL USA - Fri 01/11/2008 - 19:23:47
Hummmm...I'm able to see the Chronicle site just as I've always done, with no problems...but then again, I'm using IE6, plus current Java release by Sun, which it uses.
J Hallgren (as user)
Clearwater, FL USA - Fri 01/11/2008 - 15:58:46
Kathy, Yes. Since I began viewing the Chronicle online, I've had no problems seeing those selections and then, suddenly they were gone and I haven't seem them since. Irksome but not sure what to do about it. Doesn't sound like you had much luck.
USA - Fri 01/11/2008 - 08:24:30
Has anyone else had trouble viewing the "contents" section on the left of the Chronicle online? The whole page opens but no contents list to click on, (ie obits, opinion, advertising and classified) I e-mailed Tim Wood but no reply. Comments??
Kathy Nowak
Sebastian, FL USA - Thu 01/10/2008 - 08:21:59
Bill/William Ryder: Just to let you know that your post ended up here on the "wrong" side so I edited the files and moved it to Town Common where you intended it to go...just use the posting links in upper LEFT for the normal big deal, so just wanted to again remind users to read the headings when you add an entry to verify where you're at, ok?
J Hallgren (/Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Tue 01/08/2008 - 02:14:24
Glad that worked! It's typical of Internet Explorer to initially show the full size image for a brief second, and then reduce it to fit the current when you encounter this in other cases, hover over the bottom right corner of the image and see if that special Expand thingy shows...I have to do it fairly often on various images found on the Net.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Fri 12/21/2007 - 19:13:31
Clicking on the N did the trick. Thanks.
Lisa/Elizabeth Tuttle Edge
Cherry Hill, NJ USA - Fri 12/21/2007 - 18:07:13
Lisa, I'm presuming you are using IE, right? If so, have you used the "Expand to regular size" (the large 4-arrow thingy) that appears when you hover over the lower right corner of the image? In this case, hover over the "N" arrow on the map and you should see it. When it's expanded to 'normal' size, it takes three 'PageDn'/'PageUp' keys on my system to view entire image.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Fri 12/21/2007 - 10:16:59
John, I cant read most of the lettering on the Eldredge North Beach map. Can you make it clearer or is it just my computer? Thank you for it anyway. Lisa
Elizabeth Tuttle Edge
Cherry Hill, NJ USA - Fri 12/21/2007 - 08:07:44
Check out the six new aerial pix of North beach after Noel on the Photo Album!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Sat 11/17/2007 - 01:03:46
Well!!! I hadn't looked at this sub-forum since sometime last night, and saw to my dismay that a nasty spam had slippped in and stayed for too long...I can't trap all of them, but if you only knew how many attempts are being made, it's a pretty good record for staying clean, I think.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Tue 11/13/2007 - 12:55:15
Sorry folks! Site was unavailable again today for at least 2 hrs (11am-1pm)...I notified the admins of my host, but it took a while before they could resolve it.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Fri 11/09/2007 - 13:07:12
FYI: Last night, starting about 8:40 p.m. for around 3 1/2 hrs, the Internet provider that my web host uses was out-of-service, so thus this web site was down's not that often it happens, but all I could do was check with others who use HCoop to see if problem was there or elsewhere, which I did via IRC chat...sorry for the inconvenience!
J Hallgren (as user/Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Thu 11/08/2007 - 00:40:23
FYI: Last night, I was just about finished moving Roy Kime's post from Site Related to Town Common when Jennifer added a new post, and I had to redo some work...somewhere in that process, the updated file didn't make it online, so I've now reworked it again and corrected please read Roy's post if you didn't see it, ok?
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Sun 10/28/2007 - 00:18:38
I decided to list here some of the criteria I use to determine what to do with a topic that appears to be non-Chatham:
1) Is it written by a regular poster or someone new? Regulars get more leeway!
2) Is it a topic that may irritate other users? Politics and religion are two examples, but historical ones usually are ok...
3) Current activity level? Quiet times are best for this type of post.
4) Am I able to monitor it somewhat? There are times when I'm away from PC...
5) Something of interest to others? Sometimes I let it go for a bit and see.

The jingle topic meet most of the above so that's why I let it go, but wanted to also remind folks that this shouldn't become the typical or normal type of thread here. Ok? Does that help y'all understand that I'm not 100% against non-Chatham threads, but take a number of factors into consideration, and prefer some Chatham or Cape connection.

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Wed 10/24/2007 - 14:02:25
Two items: 1) Sorry that I didn't get the site sponsor updated yesterday like I should have, but was busy with other Ben N. got shortchanged one day of having name on banner...oops!
2) PLEASE make sure that you are posting to correct sub-forum! I just finished the manual task of moving two posts (Ben & Mn) to Town Common from Site Related, and know that there are a few other older ones that never got moved.

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Thu 09/06/2007 - 12:12:24
For those who got here via link from the CoC newsletter: That link was slightly incorrect (as this sub-forum is only for topics about this website), so you'll need to click on the link in the white box (left side) that says "Index to Chat-M-Room", ok? That will get you to the Main Index page which IS the one you should bookmark or make a Favorite. BTW, I wasn't asked to verify the link before it was distibuted.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Mon 07/30/2007 - 21:33:31
John disregard I posted them indviduially as you can now see thanks John
USA - Fri 07/27/2007 - 11:42:41
Follow-up to prior post: I checked the log files and there is nothing there so that means your entry was likely blocked at the server level which traps extra-long entries before my code gets control. Sorry, but that's part of the protection I had to create to block some spam, which is still filling my log files!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Fri 07/27/2007 - 09:18:45
Don, I just saw your posting...the actual limits for what triggers those length errors will not be disclosed publicly here, but can be made available via private communication, such as email or phone...I reserve the right to change them to prevent new spam attacks, but they have been reasonably stable for some time...and yes, what you wrote should be found somewhere in my log files, but given that today is Friday and I've got multiple cottage change overs later today, I may not be able to do anything until Saturday...since recovering a post from those logs can take up to 30 minutes of manual work.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Fri 07/27/2007 - 02:05:15
John I wrote a long answer to the question I asked took ,me a couple hours to compose and correct , when I submitted it, it said it was too long and disappeared, do you suppose you could find it or do I start again> if I do over how do I know when it's up to the limit ...... disappionted
USA - Fri 07/27/2007 - 00:45:03
A reminder from Donnie about the role Parker Romkey played with the old C & V.Meter installer. Johnnie Heron was with Bub Chase on the local repair truck
After the 1938 hurricane, I nearly got them in trouble, by working the winch in their truck in resetting the light poles. One morning, a truck came along, and it was Alaric Coffin, the district supervisor, and you can bet I jumped out of the truck in a hurry, ao as to not be seen operating that equipment for them at age 12. It really was a big help.
The local Cape and Vineyard office was next to the old A & P on main street, and the meter readers were David, Raymond, Norman, Edmund and Kenneth Nickerson. Ken Pratt was the office manager.

Reggie Nickerson
USA - Thu 07/26/2007 - 10:52:05
Bernie, while it IS true that most of the spams are using a "backdoor" (which I am unable to fully block, unfortunately), they are originating in Russia, China. Korea, India, etc.

To all: In order to block some of these spams that have gotten posted, I've added a new length test for the comments area, which should not affect 99.9% of normal posts...but should you get a "Post Blocked" error, let me know via email or phone and I can assist you with reason why, ok?

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Wed 07/11/2007 - 13:24:59
Sorry you are still getting these spams. They must drive you crazy. I'm no computer expert, by an means, but I thought they might possibly originate in Clearwater, Florida. It's just a guess, but you might want to look for something of a backdoor connection down there.

The spams appear to be codes for unique ringtones embedded in Chinese cell phones. Weird, but true. Hope this helps.

USA - Sun 07/08/2007 - 15:14:58
I've just completed uploading the parade pix and adjusting the Photo Album web pages to point to a new sub-album that can be viewed via a link there...there are 96, yes..96, photos! Many more than last year!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Wed 07/04/2007 - 16:35:24
How wonderful to see the 250th Anniversary Celebration photograph from July 29, 1962. Although I was not there, two people clearly stand out:

HAROLD TUTTLE - "Tut" Chatham native and long time Chatham Postmaster -"Mr. Chatham" back then(looking at the photo JUST to the right of the podium- the man with the dark suit, white shirt and dark tie - glasses and whitish hair), resided at wife's old family home (Eldredge, Kelley, Baker, etc) in South Chatham and on Hallet Lane near Chatham center.

HARRIET (Baker) TUTTLE - Standing just to Harold Tuttle's right - is his wife, Harriet, with the white hair and the same height as Tut. They are the parents of Pamela, Jane and Ann, all married and two of whom live on Cape Cod. Harriet is Mrs. Chatham in those days, native born in South Chatham.

They are both deceased (buried in South Chatham Cemetery) and would now be +/- 100 years of age. Harriet was my mother's cousin. Harriet and Tut were very special people with a great zest for life and a lifetime love for Chatham.

Aloha, Jane Barrows Tatibouet of Cummaquid and Waikiki.

Jane Tatibouet <>
Honolulu, HI USA - Fri 06/29/2007 - 06:15:05
After about 4 hrs of work, I now finally got the 'party' pix uploaded to Photo Album! Also, I added a scanned photo submitted back in Feb of the Chatham 250th Anniversary banquet from 1962...anyone recognize yourself there?
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Tue 06/26/2007 - 10:51:28
Just wanted to publicly thank Susie Fishback and Ben T. Nickerson for their extra donations above the standard amount(s) for sponsoring a month! It is gratefully appreciated and will be used towards the extra expenses that my web host for this site has passed on to me as a member of the HCOOP.

BTW, just in the last 2 days, my logs show a total of 66+ attempts to post spam here!

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Wed 06/20/2007 - 02:17:54
On the To-Do list: 1) Update sponsor page for those who have given/sent me money in last month 2) Got the pix from Lisa, but need to fix a couple for red eye/noise, etc. 3) Upload them to Photo Album, along with a couple of other pix that I'd gotten some time ago, but never processed.
I'll try and do above within next few days, ok?

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Tue 06/19/2007 - 13:19:03
In last couple of days, I've added more coding to try and block that dang spam that keeps attacking...a couple have slipped thru so I had to remove them...anyway, should you get any errors you don't expect, please let me know, ok?
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Fri 04/20/2007 - 09:54:01
Thanks to Dick Fulcher, I was able to add a few pix taken of the "Chatham" movie set on Water St to the Photo Album! Hopefully I'll get some more to add?
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Fri 03/30/2007 - 00:14:17
Thanks to Barry & Sylvia, who sent me the info, I've added the names of who's who in that panoramic photo from Cape Cod some point, I'll add a few pix that they sent me also.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Tue 03/13/2007 - 11:26:29
mn: I reposted your entry on "Town Common" forum where it should have been made...please, next time, make sure that the entry screen says "Town Common" and NOT "Site Related" unless your comment applies to web site or Internet, etc.
Thanks much!

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Sat 03/10/2007 - 17:19:17
I've added a new page to Photo Album for newest pix, so moved existing pages "down" to allow newest to be page 1, which makes it easier to see latest pix, as main link goes there directly.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Mon 03/05/2007 - 16:28:13
In the continuing effort to fight spam from getting on here, I've added some code that will now check how long it's been since anyone attempted to post a normal usage, this shouldn't affect you at all, but if you happen to see a page that says "too soon", you've hit this which case, waiting the number of seconds shown should (in most cases) allow your entry to proceed.

Alao, should you make an error and get one of the other warning pages, and fix your mistake, you'll need to wait a few seconds to retry or you may be blocked until delay time is up...this should have the side benefit of helping block any duplicate posts...I realize this may be a pain, but the more those spammers try and break in, I need to update my 'locks' to counteract when possible, ok?

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Sat 02/10/2007 - 01:24:17
I've started to try and catch up on some items for the site...had a spam that made it through my traps, so have updated them once again...and some other coding needed to be tweaked to add some new values...
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Mon 02/05/2007 - 15:27:07
Wayne, as I think I said once before, moving those pix to this site is on my "to-do list" for this off-season as one of the major projects...there will be a LOT of work to adapt those web pages to work best with the resources that I have available for this site...last years project was adding Search and cleaning up/posting old Chat-ham room history...still a tiny bit left to finish on that task give me a couple of months and see what happens, ok?
J Hallgren (as user/Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Tue 01/09/2007 - 01:23:09
Hi, John, I am glad you had good trip south.
I just noticed that you said that the old Chat-ham room photos are not available.
Well try this,
it works for me. But then Macs are better.
All The Best, Wayne

Wayne Gould <alongshore2002@yahoo,com>
West Chatham, MA USA - Mon 01/08/2007 - 20:57:13

I wanted to complement you on the numerous cool photographs that you've posted on this Site. You've captured some really super shots. Thanks.

Regards and appy New Year, EWC

Edmund W. Chapman <; e.j.chapman@hot>
Doha, Qatar - Sun 12/31/2006 - 04:08:50
Just updated the coding once more to try and keep out the if you run into any problems, let me know, ok? You may see some VERY minor differences in your location entries.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Fri 12/29/2006 - 17:14:56
Now that I'm back in FL and have some time, I'll be starting to clean up some things here that have gone undone for a moving old entries to history/archive, shifting misplaced entries from here to Town Common, etc.

I saw a entry here tonight from Roy K, which I just moved to Town Common...caught my eye as it was duplicated and obviously misplaced...

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
Clearwater, FL USA - Tue 12/26/2006 - 00:04:07
Still getting loads of spam attempts behind the scenes here! Having to tweak things a bit to try and avoid it...
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Tue 12/05/2006 - 03:03:23
So I looked at this forum today and saw a SPAM! Yikes! Thus realized that I needed to tweak my code a bit so added some more words to my list...and removed the spam...sorry about that!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Fri 11/03/2006 - 11:30:11
I was in Chatham on Friday and had my camera so took a few pix of the Main St School and new Community Center under construction...They are now on the Photo Album for those who are away from here and may be interested in how it's looking.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Mon 10/16/2006 - 00:42:08
To those interested in Randy Howes. I will be waiting to hear more also. To read about the previous story of Randy. Go to GOOGLE and enter the following, "Grafton Howes" for search. Use the quote marks.

To those interested in "HMS Chatham" enter this for search in GOOGLE and you will get more than you really need to know about the vessel. Again use the quote marks.

Google is remarkable !!

Regards (73) to all Bill R.

William Ryder
Chathamport, MA USA - Sat 10/14/2006 - 11:52:23
About the flag and another site: I just checked in my original copy of TeleCam archives and found the link you describe, which is to which is a banner page related to not forgetting 9/11...I did not carry this over to my version, but it wasn't because I don't care or agree, just made it site a bit simpler and less coding...ok?
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Wed 10/04/2006 - 10:24:21
Silas: You'll be happy to know that people are working on possibilities for saving the Coast Guard boathouse. Hopefully there'll be a resolution that will meet with unanimous approval.
Bob's neighbor
Scrabbletown, USA - Tue 10/03/2006 - 20:24:43
George and Jane P thanks for the welcome. I have seen a couple of references to a Warren Ruggles. Could you be thinking of Warren ROGERS ?
Roger R <>
East Sandwich, MA USA - Mon 10/02/2006 - 13:39:22
It may be of interest to some of you to know that the Powers that be have given their blessing to the removal of the old Coast Guard Dock, and the demolition of the associated building. While I can understand the reasoning behind the pier, I find the destruction of the building to be the loss of a Chatham icon in order to make room for another ugly edifice that will be inhabited probably less than one third of the year.
Silas Smedlap
W. Chatham, USA - Wed 09/27/2006 - 18:56:17
BR, you may ask any question you want! I'll ask one in return, however..might you send an email to me so I have a way to contact you off-list if needed? As I have NO idea who you are, which I don't insist on knowing, but prefer to, at least privately. But having an email contact, at least, will be to your benefit.

Anyway, I reject any post that contains ANY characters which fall outside the original ASCII text range as part of spam blocking...Yes, I probably could add some special code just for these handful of characters, but it'd be much easier for users to either type directly into comment box or use a less fancy external product, such as NotePad/WordPad, or avoid those options in Word...having extra code for a few characters that occur on very rare occasions is something I might explore in the future, but not at this time, ok?

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Fri 09/15/2006 - 12:54:24
Thanks for explanation, but a question, if I may. Why does your code reject the quotes in the first place? Can the code be changed without too much trouble, or is there some good reason for having the code reject these things? Pardon my ignorance.

USA - Fri 09/15/2006 - 11:47:50
Here's a slightly better description adapted from the new text I added last nite to FAQ:
Using the "Replace as you type" options ('straight quotes with smart quotes' & 'symbol chars with symbols') in WORD/Tools/Auto Correct/Auto Format As You Type causes the most issues. These need to be turned OFF before typing text in Word to correctly generate special characters that will not be rejected by my code. There is a section in Word Help dealing with converting existing text back to only those characters which actually appear on the keyboard.

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Fri 09/15/2006 - 10:35:12
John, there were no quotes in my post, only a couple of double dashes that MS Word automatically makes into a long dash, that must have been the problem. Wouldn't that be easy to fix so you can use dashes? Don't know what you mean by curly whatevers. Don't understand technical jargon, sorry.
USA - Fri 09/15/2006 - 07:02:24
I've had two attempts in recent days to post an entry that failed due to use of curly/smart quotes...the last was by Don E tonite...I called him and found that he had cut/paste the text from a Word noted on the FAQ page, this can cause a IF you wish to cut/paste, make sure that any quote marks used do not look sorta like commas but instead look like a plain single/double tick mark, ok? Thanks!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Thu 09/14/2006 - 20:55:59
FYI: Here's a direct link to the Channel 18 streaming video, which will open it directly in Windows Media Player (on most systems): mms://
J Hallgren (as user/Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Wed 08/23/2006 - 12:38:01
As they say in cartoons to represent expletives: "@#$%^&!!!" I'm getting three spam attempts every two or so hours for last few days from one system, it seems...
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Sat 08/19/2006 - 03:31:19
GRRRRR! Had to update code that handles posting once again as site is under spam attack for last 3 days! There have been 50+- attempts to add junk thus far!
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Thu 08/17/2006 - 22:43:38
Thought the cemetary site was interesting enough to make it clickable right away, so edited/updated posting...most are done when I can...
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Thu 08/10/2006 - 10:22:53
Just wanted to say thanks to a couple of folks who have sent checks in recent days for helping sponsor/pay the expenses of this site! I really DO appreciate it :)
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Wed 07/19/2006 - 01:52:55
There are 10 additional pix of parade that the Fulcher's took...many are similar to mine but be sure to take a look...see my updated/edited post from 07/04/06 at 23:25 in Town Common for instructions...they are in PhotoBucket album only for now.
J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Sun 07/09/2006 - 02:44:39's the interim/temporary way to see my pix of the parade:
There are NO captions and pix size is limited to 640x480 but at least it's something to start with!

J Hallgren (as Moderator)
So. Chatham, MA USA - Tue 07/04/2006 - 18:47:54
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