Issue No. 21 — Our recap of Special Town Meeting on October 16, 2023. An alum treatment of Pilgrim Lake and the adoption of a Specialized Energy Code provoked the longest discussions. Two articles failed, including a design for pickleball courts on town-owned property.
Topic: Recreation Department
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Issue No. 20 — a preview of our fall Town Meeting — explains articles that propose reorganization at Town Hall, increased staffing at Fire & Rescue, funding a long-range Comprehensive Town Plan, and continue efforts to preserve and protect our natural environment.
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. 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.6: We explore the Cape’s housing crisis, as it applies to Orleans. We offer housing stats, and explain what the term “affordable housing” means and describe projects in the works. Beyond housing, we explore the concept of living “affordably” in Orleans might mean.