Author: Glenn Ritt

10 Jan Memories of CG36500

As 2018 ended, Andrew Fitzgerald, the last courageous member of the crew that heroically rescued 32 of 33 merchant seamen clinging to the stricken tanker, the Pendleton, died at age 87. To this day, the feat seems impossible. How did this intrepid Coast Guard crew take...

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09 Jan Main Street, Cape Cod

[caption id="attachment_31836" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chatham's Main Street[/caption] One of the great joys of visiting Cape Cod is travelling to each of its villages, from Falmouth to Provincetown, and seeing their iconic structures, preserved from days gone by. Coming in May you will be able to visit the...

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16 Nov Internationally Acclaimed Sculptor Patrick Dougherty to Build Large-Scale Stick Sculpture at Highfield Hall & Gardens

In June 2019, a one-of-a-kind stick sculpture by internationally acclaimed sculptor Patrick Dougherty will be built on the front lawn of Highfield Hall & Gardens. For three weeks in June, Dougherty will work with many of Highfield’s garden and community volunteers to construct his artwork...

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Cape Cod's Pilgrim Trail

06 Nov Cape Cod’s Pilgrim Trail

  [caption id="attachment_21855" align="alignleft" width="300"] First Encounter Plaque[/caption] While the world’s attention will be on Plimoth Colony come 2020 – its 400th anniversary - let’s not forget that the Pilgrims first landed in Provincetown on Cape Cod.  That’s worth celebrating too. Had the shoals off Chatham not proved...

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24 Oct Affirmative Reaction with Jay Critchley

My job as an artist is to look below the surface and find a deeper meaning and action.             -Jay Critchley Artist Jay Critchley defies easy description.  He is a conceptual, multi-media performance artist, writer and activist who creates controversial art with ironic jabs at capitalism, democracy and the media....

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22 Oct Highland Light Closes for Major Renovation

[caption id="attachment_19380" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cape Cod lighthouse at the Highlands.[/caption] Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent Brian Carlstrom announced that one of the national seashore’s most iconic historic structures, Highland Light in Truro, will undergo extensive rehabilitation beginning in late fall 2018. After the lighthouse closes for the...

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