H1N1 Presentation in Chatham Thursday; Property values updated in Wellfleet, available online; Dennis COA needs drivers; It's "primitive firearms" hunting season; Barnstable tax classification hearings; Sandwich plowing applications

H1N1 Presentation in Chatham Thursday

The Chatham Board of Health is sponsoring an education seminar entitled "H1N1 and You",  presented by Lisa Crowner, DPH Public Health Educator.

The presentation, will take place Thursday, December 17 from 4pm to 6pm at the Chatham Community Center (702 Main Street).

Learn about the present influenza pandemic, vaccine safety and availability and how to protect you and your family.   The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period.

The presentation is free and the public is welcome.

Courtesy of the Town of Chatham.


Property values updated in Wellfleet, available online

Wellfleet announced last week that property values in town have been updated in the assessor's database. The assessed values are for Fiscal Year 2010.

The database is accessible on the town's website by clicking here. Property owners may now search by last name, location (address) or using information from the assessor's book. The town is looking to add searchable information in the near future including transfer history.

Courtesy of the Wellfleet town website.


Dennis Council on Aging needs drivers

The Dennis Council on Aging needs Volunteer Medical Drivers to transport seniors to medical appointments on an as-needed basis.  Mileage reimbursement is according to the current IRS standard mileage rate.

For more information, stop by the Dennis COA on Route 134 or call 508-385-5067.

Courtesy of the Dennis town website.  


Applications available for snow plow contractors on the Sandwich town site

Applications in PDF form for snow plow contractors are available on the town of Sandwich's website.  The application also includes detailed information from the town including contractor obligations and requirements.  

According to the town, Public Works employees and contractors hired by the town are responsible for clearing 432 town-owned roads and 127 petitioned private roads, combined, almost 175 miles of roadway during a snowstorm.

Courtesy of the Sandwich town website.


It's "primitive firearms" hunting season in Massachusetts

Shotgun season for deer hunting is over, but it is already two days into the "primitive firearms" hunting season now through December 31, 2009.  During this time, hunters may use "primitive firearms" (black powder).

Per the Commonwealth, hunting is prohibited on Sundays.

Hunters are cautioned to outfit both themselves and their dogs in the appropriate amount of orange for safety purposes.

More information is available on the MA Department of Fish and Game site including hunting dates.


Town of Barnstable tax classification hearing scheduled for January 7, 2010

The Barnstable Town Council will be holding public hearings and voting on tax classification options including a "split tax-rate" during its January 7, 2010 meeting.  Click here for more information on tax options and how they will affect tax rates and tax levies.

Courtesy of the Town of Barnstable website.

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