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Sunny ending for Cape Cod shops

Brisk business for most merchants as weather warms up from chilly holiday weekend

CHATHAM — By the time Monday’s sunshine chased away the cold, wet weather, many Cape Cod merchants knew their Memorial Day weekend business wasn’t a washout.

“They couldn’t go to the beach, so they were out shopping,” Carol Sherman said of the tourists in her Monomoy Salvage, Antiques & Gifts store in Chatham, “and they were from all over.”

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