Plover Sign

Nauset Beach Oversand Update

Well folks, it’s that time of year again.  The opportunistic plovers have returned to our storm ravaged beach in great numbers and settled... more ››

Orleans Observance of Memorial Day - Monday, May 28, 2018

The observance will begin at 10am at the Yacht Club Landing on Town Cove with the Orleans Police and Fire Honor Guards, the American Legion... more ››

Orleans Kicks Off 1918 Commemoration

Orleans Kicks Off 1918 Commemoration

The first event in the commemoration of the Attack on Orleans by a German U-boat during World Ware One will be held on Thursday, May 17 at... more ››

2018 Annual May Town Meeting Available Online

The recording of the 2018 Annual May Town Meeting is available for viewing online by... more ››

Nauset Beach South Update

Effective immediately: Low beach driving is prohibited from Trail 1 to Trail 5 due to active nesting shorebird activity.

2018 Nauset Concerts

Nauset Beach Summer Concert Series

The 2018 Nauset Beach Summer Concert Series schedule is now available! Join us for FREE, Monday nights in July and August, at a new time: 6... more ››

Orleans Police Department now in New Building

As of 4:00 p.m. on April 24th the Orleans Police Department has moved into the new facility. All phone numbers will remain the same,... more ››

Sample Ballot for the Annual Town Election - May 15th, 2018

The Annual Town Election is May 15th. Voting is at the Senior Center on Rock Harbor Road. Polls are open from 7am to 8pm.Absentee ballots... more ››

2018 Annual Town Meeting Warrant

The 2018 Annual & Special Town Meeting Warrant is available online by clicking ... more ››

Chatham North Beach Update - Effective Immediately

Due to high surf and erosion the outer beach in Chatham is closed between trail 6.5 and trail 8. Trail 7 is temporarily closed. Low beach... more ››

Passport Acceptance Days and Hours - Orleans Assessing Office

Passport applications will only be accepted by the Assessing office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 3:30pm. (closed for lunch from... more ››


Shellfish Update - Effective sunset 4/4/18


Dogs on the Beaches - Effective April 1, 2018

Dogs on the Beaches - Effective Sunday, April 1, 2018Dogs are not allowed in the following areas during... more ››

Assessing Office Closed on April 13, 3018

The Assessing Office will be closed on Friday, April 13, 2018. Passports will be unavailable on this date. Please plan accordingly. 

Town Seeks Nominations for 2018 Orleans Citizen Recognition Program

2018 ORLEANS CITIZEN RECOGNITION PROGRAMTOWN SEEKS NOMINATIONS Each year at the Annual Town Meeting in May, the Town honors one of its... more ››


Nauset Beach South Update 3/27/18

Yowzers! That last round of nor'easters was just indescribable. The Town of Orleans Natural Resources Staff has been spending every waking... more ››

Main Street Sewer Project

03-16-18 through 03-21-18:  Work continues on Main St:  Snow Library toward Route 28 and also Cummings Road toward Rt. 6A.

Closure map

Main Street Closure

3/12/18 Monday – Crews will begin sewer installation on Main St. in front of Snow Library, closing that small portion of Main St.