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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Nauset Beach OSV Trails Reopened - 12/27/22

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Nauset Beach OSV Trails ReopenedEffective: 12/27/22

Nauset Beach South OSV trails have been re-opened. Expect very soft sand and significant flooding on the back trail. 

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Beaches and OSV Information

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

Report Completion

The Governor Prence Planning Committee and the consultant Barrett Planning Group have completed their work mandated by the Select Board in September 2021. The Select Board and the Affordable Housing Trust Board are scheduled to receive the final report at...

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Governor Prence Committee News

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Summer Informational Meeting

TOWN OF ORLEANSSUMMER INFORMATIONAL MEETING

On Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 6:15 p.m. in the Nauset Meeting Room at Town Hall, the Select Board will hold their annual summer informational meeting.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide non-resident taxpaye...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Reminder: Free Covid Test Distribution kits for Orleans Residents

Rapid covid test kits are available free of charge to Orleans residents.  The Orleans Health Department will be distributing kits from 10-2 on Thursday July 7 and Friday July 8 outside Orleans Town Hall, 19 School Rd, Orleans MA 02653.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Public Hearing 06-01-2022: Proposed Parking Rules and Regulations

TOWN OF ORLEANSPROPOSED PARKING RULES AND REGULATIONSPUBLIC HEARING

On Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the Nauset Room at Town Hall, the Select Board will hold a public hearing under Chapter 89. Parking, to consider proposed seasonal parking regula...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Important Updates for Town Meeting

Town Meeting Reminder:

As a reminder, the Town Meeting starts on Monday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the Nauset Middle School Gymnasium.  For residents not planning on attending, the Town meeting will also be live streamed on the town website and over C...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Town Meeting Child Care

Town Meeting Child Care

  • Ages 3 and up
  • Children of Orleans registered votes
  • Monday, May 9, 2022
  • 5:45 PM until end of town meeting
  • Cafeteria of Nauset Regional Middle School

Pre-registration is required: recreation@town.orleans.ma.us

Provide child's name ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Board of Health Public Hearing Notice for May 5, 2022

The Orleans Board of Health will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. to accept comments and consider adoption of amendments to the Town of Orleans Use of Orleans Solid Waste Facility Regulations.

This will be a hybrid hearing con...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Hard Copies of warrants available at Town Hall

The Annual and Special Town meetingMay 9, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Nauset Middle School Gymnasium

Hard copies of the warrant are now available in the foyer of Town Hall and will be provided at Town Meeting. You can download a PDF of Town Meeting Warrant. ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Sewer System FAQ

In preparation for Town Meeting the Town has prepared a FAQ regarding the Sewer System. This document is now available on the town's website.

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Notice for Downtown Sewer Abutters

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In March 2023 it is anticipated that you will receive notice from the Orleans Board of Health notifying you that you have one year to connect to the new downtown wastewater system.  Approximately 400 people will receive this notice at the same ti...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2022

May 2022 Property Tax Payments are due soon

The Tax Collector’s office wishes to remind Orleans property owners that the Real Estate and Personal Property Tax bills that were mailed in January include the upcoming 4th quarter installment bill, which is due for payment on or before May 2, 2022.&...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 4, 2022

2022 Sticker Sale Information

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Your BLUE 2021 Beach Parking, Over Sand and Transfer Station sticker expiration dates have been extended and are valid until June 30, 2022. 

2022 sticker sales will begin online and through the mail only - on Monday, April 11, 2022

The st...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Eversource Sub Station Planting

Eversource has provided the Town with the attached planting plan detailing what was removed from the Orleans Sub-Station and what will be included in the re-planting. The plant material are native species with the exception of the Kousa Dogwoods. All of t...

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Orleans Sub Station Planting Plan News & Announcements
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Water Dept. Flushing

Water Dept. Flushing

The annual flushing of the Town of Orleans water system will start on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 and will take approximately three weeks to complete. All flushing will be done during the day between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Residents sho...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2022

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Town Seeks Residents to Fill Committee Vacancies

TOWN OF ORLEANSSEEKS RESIDENTS TO FILL COMMITTEES

The Orleans Select Board is seeking citizens to fill vacancies on the very important Committees, Commissions, Councils, and Boards that are listed below. The Board will be conducting interviews and appointm...

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Citizen Interest Form (PDF) News & Announcements

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Scam Information

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Updated Scam Information

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Current OPD Job Opportunities

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Information on current job opportunities within the Orleans Police Department.

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Firearm Licensing Information

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Questions about obtaining your Massachusetts License to Carry, applications, and information on the process can be found here!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Orleans Wastewater Infrastructure 2 week look ahead - August 1, 2022

Construction Schedule Update on Orleans, MA Wastewater Infrastructure Project

Two-Week Look Ahead Starting August 1st, 2022

Notice for Downtown Sewer Abutters: Please refer to the Town of Orleans website for the current notice: https://www...

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Road Construction and Detours
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Orleans, MA Wastewater Infrastructure Project Two-Week Look Ahead - July 25, 2022

Construction Schedule Update on Orleans, MA Wastewater Infrastructure Project Two-Week Look Ahead Starting July 25th, 2022

Notice for Downtown Sewer Abutters: Please refer to the Town of Orleans website for the current notice: https://www...

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Road Construction and Detours
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Orleans Wastewater Infrastructure Project Two-Week look Ahead - July 18, 2022

Construction Schedule Update on Orleans, MA Wastewater Infrastructure Project Two-Week Look Ahead Starting July 18th, 2022

Notice for Downtown Sewer Abutters: Please refer to the Town of Orleans website for the current notice: https://www...

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Road Construction and Detours

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Shellfish Closures Effective Immediately - 9/19/22

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TOWN OF ORLEANS, MA

RESTRICTED OR CLOSED SHELLFISH AREAS 

EFFECTIVE DATE: 9/19/2022 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

 

  • Please note that all areas not specifically identified as “CLOSED” are open for the harvesting ...
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Shellfish and Harbormaster

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Burn Permits Now Available

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Seasonal burn permits are now available online. You must purchase a seasonal burn permit for your address before you can request to burn on a given day. 

Please click here to apply online for a seasonal permit. 

NOTE: once you have complet...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Long Range Capital Planning Committee

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The Orleans Select Board is seeking members for the new Long Range Capital Planning Committee. Please see the Committee Charge for purpose and responsibilities. All parties interested will need to submit a Citizen Interest Form to the Town Administrator’s...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Nomination Papers Available

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Nomination Papers are now available in the Town Clerk's Office for the following offices to be listed on the Annual Town Election Ballot on May 16, 2023:

2 Select Board members for three-year terms

1 Constable for three-year term

2 Board of Health member for...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Summer 2023 Beach and Recreation Employment

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The Orleans Natural Resources Department is now taking Summer 2023 applications for the positions below. Please click here to learn more and apply!
  • Assistant Beach Director
  • Lifeguard
  • Gate Officer
  • Parking Attendant
  • Beach Ranger
  • Retail Salesclerk
  • Endanger...
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Town Highlights
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Zoning Board of Appeals - Members Needed

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The Town of Orleans is actively seeking citizens to fill current vacancies on the Zoning Board of Appeals. 

To learn more about the Zoning Board of Appeals, please click here

To download an application to join the board, please click her...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: November 22, 2022

2023 Sarah Brown Scholarship

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The Town will now be accepting applications for the 2023 Sarah Brown scholarship. The scholarship is available to a young woman who resides in Orleans and plans to continue her education at a degree granting institution of higher learning. Application for...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Finance 102 Training Workshop

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Orleans Finance 102 was held Wednesday, Nov 16, 5:45-6:45 PM via Zoom and in-person in the Nauset Room, presented by Scott Walker. This was a required meeting for the listed boards and committees. Please click here for the video recordings of Fin...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Universal Pre-K Program

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Universal Pre-School Support Program which will pay for basic pre-school services for three and four-year old residents of the Town of Orleans up to a maximum of $10,000 per year for 4-year-olds and $5,000 per year for 3-year-olds.

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

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Stay up to date with news and announcements, get notifications for Calendar postings including boards and committee meetings. Know when agendas and minutes have been posted.

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Sign Up for EyeOnWater

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Be sure to sign up for the EyeOnWater and view your water usage and be notified if you have a leak. EyeOnWater is a cloud-based application accessed through a standard web browser or through the smartphone applications.

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Sign Up for CivicReady Alert System

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CivicReady is the Town's Alert Notification System. CivicReady allows the Town to better alert our residents during emergencies and send out other important information.
Be sure to sign up today and stay informed.

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Senior Tax Work-Off Program

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The Orleans Senior Tax Work-Off Program offers qualified senior homeowners the opportunity to provide volunteer services to the Town of Orleans in exchange for a property tax bill reduction of up to $1,500 per fiscal year.

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