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.
Topic: Fire Station
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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.
Issue No. 14 — with so many crucial decisions ahead for Orleans voters, EXIT 89 takes a look at the Town Manager search, the Fire Station stalemate, the Nauset Building Project increases, the Governor Prence properties, Community Center study and short-term rental registration
Issue No.8: Voters approve universal preschool, a new parking lot at Nauset Beach, dredging of Rock Harbor, and a feasibility study for a new fire station—though the discussion has wild twists and turns.