Short-Term Rental Tax Bill: What You Need to Know with Sarah Peake
11 January 2019 – EASTHAM, MA – State Rep. Sarah Peake breaks down the new short-term rental tax bill, also known as the Airbnb bill, and where you can turn for information.
Short-Term Rental Tax Law Update
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ new short-term rental tax law was passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor the last week of December. The Department of Revenue has released this guidance document last week https://www.mass.gov/info-details/short-term-rentals-frequently-asked-questions#overview- with future updates expected. The short term rental tax will begin July 1, 2019. The 2.75% Water Protection Trust […]
Community Lights Lobster Buoy Tree
Each year, James “Jimmy” Filliman built a tree made of colorful lobster buoys outside his Massasoit Road home. In a tribute to the 38-year-old Filliman, who died in March after a brief illness, community members and friends have joined forces to keep the tradition going. (more)
A Piece of History and a Holiday Favorite
19 December 2018 – EASTHAM, MA – The old 1940s pumper truck in front of the Eastham Fire Department greets travelers on Route 6 every holiday season, a symbol of both the approaching holidays and town history.
Construction Begins at Village at Nauset Green
14 December 2018 – EASTHAM, MA – Construction has begun at the Village at Nauset Green, an affordable housing development that will be built on the Campbell-Purcell property in North Eastham. The development will house 65 desperately-needed units of affordable housing, serving residents across the Outer Cape.
Eastham Celebrates 398 Years of History
13 December 2018 – EASTHAM, MA – Eastham recently celebrated the 398th anniversary of the first meeting between the Pilgrims and the people of the Nauset tribe. The commemoration kicked off the countdown to the Eastham 400 celebration in 2020.
MA Tobacco 21 Law & Notification Requirements
Effective Dec. 31, 2018 The state’s new law designed to prevent youth access to tobacco products, Chapter 157 of the Acts of 2018, is scheduled to go into effect on December 31, 2018. The law increases the legal age of purchase to 21, prohibits the sale of tobacco in healthcare institutions including retail pharmacies, and […]
Carols on the Green
Friends & family joined together at the Eastham Windmill Green to join the brilliant and talented Nauset Honors Chorus in a sing-along of favorite Christmas songs, plus a visit from Santa! Sponsored by the Eastham Visitor Service Board.
State Grant to Eastham Makes Kids Safer in Cars
05 October 2018 – EASTHAM, MA – With the help from a new state grant, the Eastham Police Department brings a focus on car seat safety, doing hands on training to help families figure out the not-as-easy-as-it-seems path to correct installation and use.
Walking the Boardwalk in Eastham
EASTHAM — The popular boardwalk trail through the red maple swamp at Fort Hill is now fully repaired and open as of this week, according to the Cape Cod National Seashore. “We finally got it done,” said resident Noreen Thompsen, who has been a primary local voice of concern for the past two years pushing […]