Recap of Special Town Meeting: October 17, 2022

Issue No.13: Orleans voters considered 36 articles over the course of a chaotic 3-hour-plus meeting full of passionate debates. Steps toward a residential fertilizer ban passed. Articles proposing short-term rental registration and a "code of conduct" policy, along with two others, failed.
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Norman Rockwell used his neighbors and friends [https://www.vermontvacation.com/norman-rockwell-home] in Southern Vermont as models for his 1941 painting Freedom of Speech [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_of_Speech_(painting)], depicting a New England Town Meeting. From a series, The Four Freedoms [https://www.nrm.org/2012/
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Come join your neighbors and help shape the future of Orleans. It's Monday, October 17 at 6 PM — inside Nauset Regional Middle School Gym (in the back, just above the ballpark). Plenty of parking is available in the athletic field lot. What’s being voted on? Take a look at
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Preview of Special Town Meeting — Oct. 17, 2022

Issue No. 12: Thirty-six articles are under consideration at the Special Town Meeting, including Short-Term Rental registration, a petition to restrict the use of chemical fertilizers and an HVAC upgrade to OES. Plus, what is Free Cash? Read on . . .
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