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Posted on: May 25, 2022

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Affordable/Attainable Housing New & Updates

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Nauset Spit (Residents) CLOSED TO OSV - 8/19/22

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Nauset Spit (Residents) OSV Update:

Nauset Spit (Residents) CLOSED TO OSV

Due to severe erosion associated with the heavy surf on Wednesday 8/17/22 Nauset Spit (Residents) is CLOSED to OSV.  Rangers will continue to assess the conditions daily and ...

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Beaches and OSV Information
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Nauset Beach South Update - 8/12/22

Effective Immediately:

The HCP restrictions and self-escorting requirements have been lifted. Please refer to the open/closed map provided.  Please refer to the following Town of Chatham press release for trail status in Chatham.

Chatham North Beac...

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Beaches and OSV Information
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Sticker Office Opening for Walk-In Service

The sticker office will be opening for walk-in service beginning Wednesday, July 13, 2022, and will remain open from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday (closed weekends). The D.P.W. & Natural Resources would like to thank you again for your pati...

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Beaches and OSV Information

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Governor Prence Committee Slides for 06/13/2022 Meeting

The presentation slides for the June 13, 2022 Governor Prence Planning Committee meeting are available for review on the town website. Please click the link for a PDF version. Governor Prence Planning Committee June 13, 2022 Slides

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Governor Prence Committee News

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Orleans Citizens Forum - 9/29/22

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FALL TOWN MEETING:   A PREVIEW OF THREE KEY WARRANT ARTICLES

September 29, 2022, in person at 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.  

Orleans Senior Center150 Rock Harbor Rd, Orleans, MA 02653

Masks are encouraged

 

The Orleans Citizens Forum&...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Significant Drought Declaration - Limit Water Use

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On August 8, 2022, Cape Cod was declared to be at drought level 2 Significant Drought and as a result, the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting on August 17, 2022 voted unanimously to limit all outdoor watering to ha...
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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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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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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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On or about September 1 of 2022 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 not...

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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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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

Officers by Vehicle

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

Website Personalization Now Available!

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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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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 

 

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Drive Through Vaccination Clinic - 10/17/22

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The Orleans Health Department, in collaboration with Cape Cod Healthcare, is hosting a drive through vaccination clinic on Monday, October 17, 2022. Regular and senior dose flu vaccinations and COVID bivalent booster vaccinations will be available. Please...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: September 14, 2022

October 2022 Special Town Meeting Warrant

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A PDF copy of the Special Town Meeting Warrant is now available on the town website. Please note that the warrant will be published as an insert with the Cape Cod Chronicle on September 22, 2022. Hard copies will be available for pickup ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Orleans Finances 101 Workshops

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PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE to Wednesday, October 12, 5-6 PM.

To: Select Board, Fin Com, CPC, Affordable Housing Trust, Affordable Housing Committee, Planning Board, Wastewater Management Advisory Committee, Economic Development Board, Energy & Climate Act...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Members Needed for New Task Force

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The Orleans Select Board is seeking members for the newly created Safer Community Task Force. For purpose and responsibilities, please see the Task Force Charge. All interested parties should submit a Citizen Interest Form to the Town Administrator’s Offi...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: September 7, 2022

CPC Grant Applications Open for FY24

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CPC Grant Applications Open for FY24

Grant applications for the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) are now open for the next year (FY24). The application is currently available on the CPC page of the town website and must be submitted by Novem...
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Town Highlights
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Announcement from the Select Board

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The Select Board is nothing but grateful to John Kelly for his 26 years of service to the town. Over his unprecedented length of tenure, Mr. Kelly has surrounded himself with the best and the brightest town staff. He has led colleagues in creating a finan...

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Town Highlights
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Committee Vacancies

Orleans Massachusetts

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 appointments.

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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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