Issue No. 11 offers a deep dive into what’s public (and what’s not) in Orleans: beaches, trails, ponds, marshes, town-owned conservation areas, town landings, and Orleans Conservation Trust (OCT) land. We explain the rules of engagement—and describe what can happen when those rules are ignored.
Orleans has about 50 miles of tidal coastline, including some of the most spectacular beaches and seaside scenery in the world. Ever wonder where you are allowed to walk, swim, sunbathe? The next issue will explain the rules of engagement — and what can happen when the rules are broken.
Election Results! All 5 measures and 9 candidates were victorious. Overwhelming popular support was shown for the non-binding resolution asking the Town of Orleans to communicate to the state its opposition to pumping radioactive waste from the Pilgrim Nuclear plant into Cape Cod Bay.
Show up at the Council on Aging Senior Center, 150 Rock Harbor Road today, between 7 AM and 8 PM, and cast your ballot votes for five questions and nine candidates described below. Here's an easy link to the specimen ballot that is otherwise pretty darn impossible to find on
Issue No.10: Orleans voters considered more than 70 articles over the course of a four-hour meeting and approved Meetinghouse Pond sewering, affordable housing, and Universal PreSchool support, but the discussion returned again and again to our Town debt.