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Cape Cod 5 Offers Assistance to Federal Employees in Record-Long Shutdown

24 January 2019 – BARNSTABLE, MA – As the record-long government shutdown nears its fifth week, Cape Cod 5 Bank has implemented a no-interest loan program to help federal employees facing financial challenges. Cape Cod 5 also made a $30,000 donation to the Cape Cod Military Support Foundation, with half of the money supporting immediate […]

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Construction Underway at Village at Nauset Green

18 January 2018 – EASTHAM, MA – Construction is well underway at the Village at Nauset Green, Eastham’s new 65-unit affordable housing development. The development is a big first step in combatting the housing crisis on the Cape, and many people have already expressed interest in submitting applications for the Nauset Green lottery.  

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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.

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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 […]

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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) 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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