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: Select Board
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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.
The search for a new Town Manager is almost over — with a field narrowed to four candidates. A public meeting will be held tomorrow at Town Hall where each candidate will be interviewed. Attend in person, or by zoom, or watch on Channel 18 starting at 1 PM
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.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.