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Construction Schedule Update on Orleans, MA Wastewater Infrastructure Project Two-Week Look Ahead Starting December 21, 2020

Two-Week Look Ahead Starting December 21, 2020 Every week the construction contractors for Contract No. 2019-01 – Downtown Area Wastewater Treatment Facility and Effluent Disposal, Daniel O’Connell’s Sons, Inc. and Contract No. 2019-02 – Downtown Area Collection System and Pumping Stations, Robert B. Our Co., Inc. provide a “two-week look ahead” that summarizes anticipated construction…

Governor: COVID Case Increase Coming from Gatherings, Not Businesses

Rising COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts are coming largely from informal social gatherings like game nights and barbecues, not from workplaces or schools, Governor Charlie Baker said this morning. The governor told more than 600 business leaders gathered virtually for the AIM Executive Forum that Massachusetts employers have brought hundreds of thousands of people back to…

COVID-19 Test Sites Open for Appointments on Cape Cod

Appointments for safe and more affordable COVID-19 testing services are now available on Cape Cod at two testing sites: Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis and Barnstable County Fairgrounds in Falmouth. To receive a test, individuals must book an appointment in advance by calling the Community Testing Line at 508-862-5595. Tests for asymptomatic individuals are…

Agway of Cape Cod Donates $15,000 of Pet Food

Agway of Cape Cod celebrated the season of giving earlier this month by donating approximately $15,000 of pet food to two local animal shelters, the MSPCA in Centerville and the Animal Rescue League of Boston in Brewster.  The Agway team hand-delivered the 4 large pallets of dry pet food and treats to the organizations on…

Walsh Orders Closure of Boston Gyms, Theaters, Museums

State House News – Gyms, movie theaters, museums and other indoor event spaces in Boston will be ordered to close for general in-person use starting Wednesday as the city reintroduces COVID-19 restrictions as part of a larger, regional strategy that Mayor Martin Walsh said is meant to combat the post-Thanksgiving surge in coronavirus activity. The…

Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less

SBA began approving PPP forgiveness applications and remitting forgiveness payments to PPP lenders for PPP borrowers on October 2, 2020.  SBA will continue to process all PPP forgiveness applications in an expeditious manner. Click here to view the simpler loan forgiveness application. Click here to view the instructions for completing the simpler loan forgiveness application. Click here to view the Interim Final Rule…

New EIDL Deadline Dec. 31st!

What to do if my EIDL was declined? Please be advised that the deadline to apply for EIDL funding is now DECEMBER 31st, 2020.  Additionally, if your COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan was declined, you can request reconsideration within six months of the date of the decline letter. Include your application number and information required to…

Construction Schedule Update on Orleans, MA Wastewater Infrastructure Project Two-Week Look Ahead Starting December 14, 2020

Two-Week Look Ahead Starting December 14, 2020 Every week the construction contractors for Contract No. 2019-01 – Downtown Area Wastewater Treatment Facility and Effluent Disposal, Daniel O’Connell’s Sons, Inc. and Contract No. 2019-02 – Downtown Area Collection System and Pumping Stations, Robert B. Our Co., Inc. provide a “two-week look ahead” that summarizes anticipated construction…

What You Can do if Your COVID-19 EIDL was Declined

If your COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan was declined, you can request reconsideration within six months of the date of the decline letter. Include your application number and information required to overcome the reason for decline. You can send this information via email to [email protected] or mail to the U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Processing and…

Gallery 31 Fine Art Donates Painting of Iconic 🎄Christmas🎄 Scene to Chamber

Local artist captures the magic of 🎅Seaside Santa’s🎅 arrival at Town Cove Brewster artist Paula David paints what she loves about living on Cape Cod and that includes watching Santa Claus arrive on the Harbor Patrol’s boat at Town Cove to kick off the holiday season. The Orleans annual event, the “Pancake Breakfast with Mrs.…