Eastham seasonal flu clinic on November 12th canceled; Mashpee High Canned Food Drive; Harwich Special Town Meeting November 12th; Orleans seeks parties interested in snow removal contract; 2nd Mitchell River Bridge meeting scheduled

Eastham Seasonal Flu Clinic on November 12th canceled

The Eastham Seasonal Flu Clinic previously scheduled for November 12, 2009 at the Eastham Council on Aging (COA) Senior Center at 1405 Nauset Road from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. has been CANCELED.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) seasonal flu vaccine has not arrived as anticipated.  There is no information available at this time on when the vaccine will arrive.

An alternate seasonal flu clinic date will be scheduled as soon as the vaccine is available.  

Eastham residents with questions may contact the Town of Eastham Health Department at 508 240-5900.

Courtesy of the Town of Eastham.


Harwich Special Town Meeting on November 12th, 2009

The Town of Harwich has scheduled a Special Town Meeting for Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 7 p.m. 

The warrant contains fourteen articles covering such topics as solar panels for the elementary school roof, wind turbines, golf course items and land for affordable housing. A copy of the warrant is available here.

The meeting will be held at the Harwich Community Center on Oak Street.

Courtesy of the Town of Harwich.


Support the Mashpee High School Touchdown Club's Can Drive this Friday

This Friday, November 13th, the Mashpee High School Touchdown Club will be sponsoring the Class of 2010 “Senior Night” Canned Food Drive.  Please bring any surplus or newly purchased canned goods to the Falcon Stadium on Friday evening, where Mashpee High School will meet Abington High School.

There will be collection totes at the Flying Falcon and at the Booster’s Concession stand during the game.  Go Falcons!

Courtesy of the Town of Mashpee.


Orleans seeks parties interested in snow removal contract

The Town of Orleans is seeking businesses and/or individuals interested in entering into a contract with the Town, for the period December 4, 2009 through December 3, 2010, to assist in snow removal operations in the Town of Orleans.

Interested parties must supply their own vehicle, driver and equipment.

Snow Removal Operations Contract information can be obtained at the following locations:

  • The Orleans Town Hall, Town Administrator’s Office, 19 School Rd., Orleans, MA 02653 (508) 240-3700 Ext. 415
  • Orleans Highway Department, 22 Bay Ridge Lane, Orleans, MA 02653, (508) 240-3790

Courtesy of the Town of Orleans.


Mitchell River Bridge Replacement Design Process 2nd Info Meeting scheduled

On November 19, 2009 at 4:00 PM, the Massachusetts Highway Department will be holding a second informational meeting on the Mitchell River Bridge Replacement design process.

The Mitchell River Bridge has been identified as structurally deficient by the Massachusetts Highway Department. As part of the State’s ongoing efforts to improve bridge safety throughout the Commonwealth, the bridge has been placed within the Accelerated Bridge Program. Mass Highway will be presenting revised design concepts based on public feedback from previous information sessions. Representatives from the Massachusetts Highway Department, the Chatham Department of Public Works, Community Development Department and Police Department will be in attendance to respond to any questions or comments.

The meeting will take place at the Chatham Community Center  at 702 Main Street in the large conference room on the 2nd floor.

Additional meetings and presentations will be scheduled at the 25% and 75% design stages for this project.

Questions on the upcoming Public Information Meeting can be directed to: Jeff Colby, Highway Superintendent (508) 945-5155 or Paul Lagg, GIS Coordinator (508) 945-5158.

Courtesy of the Town of Chatham.


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