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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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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.

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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 […]

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Eastham Celebrates 15 Years of Turning up for Turnips!

20 November 2018 – EASTHAM, MA – Eastham celebrated 15 years of turnips at the 15th annual Eastham Turnip Festival. The event highlights both the beloved root vegetable and local artisans on the Outer Cape.  

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Bird Nerd, Fall 2018: Fall Migrants

08 November 2018 – EASTHAM, MA – Gretchen Moran Towers, The Cape Cod Bird Nerd, visits Fort Hill to discuss three colorful fall migrants on the Cape: the white-throated sparrow, the yellow-rumped warbler, and the golden-crowned kinglet.  

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Inmates and Nonprofits Share an Unlikely Alliance

7 November 2018 – ORLEANS, MA – This month a quiet but effective program helped both Orleans nonprofits and Barnstable County inmates share a winning moment.

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