Chatham sewer construction route update; Orleans dinghy deadline; Provincetown Town Hall office furniture tag sale; Yarmouth seeks bids for renovation of Taylor-Bray farmhouse

Yarmouth seeks bids for renovation of Taylor-Bray Farmhouse

   The backside of the historic farmhouse at Taylor-Bray Farm in Yarmouth Port. Photo by Jane Booth.

The Town of Yarmouth is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to renovate the 18th Century farmhouse on the historic Taylor-Bray property.

A site visit will take place on Friday, November 12, 2010 at 10 a.m. For details on the site visit and proposal deadlines, click here.

Taylor-Bray Farm is located at 108 Bray Farm Road North, off Route 6A in Yarmouth Port. To learn more about the farm, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, click here.

Courtesy of the Town of Yarmouth.


Orleans inactive moorings and dinghies must be pulled by November 15th

As required by the Orleans Waterways Bylaw, all moorings not in active use must be removed from the waters of the town of Orleans by no later than November 15, 2010, unless otherwise authorized by the Harbormaster. 

In addition, all prams and dinghies must be removed from town landings by this date.

Failure to remove moorings and prams by November 15, 2010 may result in mooring permit revocation. 

Contact the Harbormaster Department at 240-3755 with any questions. 

Courtesy of the Town of Orleans.


Chatham sewer construction traffic route update

The week of November 15, 2010, there will be sewer construction in the intersection of Route 28/Sam Ryder Road and Colonial Dr., requiring the shut-down of the intersection for a period of 3 days.

The shut-down would be between the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. with possible extension to 7 p.m. as allowed by the MassDOT Permit. Access will be fully available during the evening (after 7 p.m.) and overnight hours.

During this shut-down thru traffic on Route 28 will be detoured at Route 137 to Old Queen Anne Road to George Ryder Road back to Route 28.

Local traffic will be allowed along Route 28 from either Route 137 or George Ryder depending on the final destination. Local traffic will also be allowed on Sam Ryder Road to the intersection.

Stay up-to-date with the sewer construction project here. Additional information is also available on the Town of Chatham website here.

Courtesy of the Town of Chatham.


Provincetown Town Hall office furniture tag sale

On Thursday, November 18, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Town of Provincetown will be holding a surplus office furniture sale at the temporary town hall trailers at 16 Jerome Smith Road in Provincetown.

The sale, approved by the Provincetown Board of Selectmen, will include file cabinets, desks, chairs and a few other small miscellaneous items.  All purchased items must be removed from the premises during the hours of the sale.

The sale is open to the public. There are no preview hours and no early birds.

The Town of Provincetown will accept cash and checks only, no credit cards.

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