Issue No. 19 takes a deep dive into Short Term Rentals in Orleans — and their impact on our economy, our natural environment, and the fabric of our neighborhoods. Their growing numbers are drawing attention, questions and concern.
Topic: Affordable Housing
Total 11 Posts
Our annual Town election is tomorrow, May 16. Doors will be open at the Council on Aging Senior Center, 150 Rock Harbor Road, from 9 AM to 7 PM.
Issue No. 17: Our recap of the Annual and Special Town Meeting on May 8 — 3.5 hours of mostly swift and unanimous passing of articles concerning the FY24 budget, wastewater, housing and first responders. The fish ladder at Pilgrim Lake and Veteran's Park Memorial drew passionate discussion.
Issue No. 16 — a preview of Town Meeting on May 8, 2023 — takes a closer look at the opening pages of the Warrant and how they offer a mini-Master Class in Municipal Finance as Orleans voters head into FY2024 with 66 Warrant articles to consider.
Issue No. 15 — A new Town Manager will be arriving at Orleans Town Hall in the coming months. It’s a big job — arguably the single most determinative position in our town’s government. This issue takes a deep dive into the job and what the new hire could mean for the future of Orleans.