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Cape Cod 5 Named “Best Bank” by Community Members in Annual Local Awards

 Cape Cod 5 was recently named by members of the community as “Best Bank” in the annual Cape Cod Times “Cape Cod’s Best” Community Choice Awards and “Best Bank” in the Inquirer and Mirror’s 2020 Best of Nantucket Readers Poll. Cape Cod 5 was also recognized in Martha’s Vineyard Magazine’s Best of the Vineyard 2020…

Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Contest Holds Belated Celebration on Zoom

Evening to include readings from winning Cape Cod poets Provincetown, MA, October 15, 2020: The Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Contest’s evening reading and celebration, usually held in the spring, will now take place on October 22nd at 7pm as a live online event, community radio station WOMR announced today. The contest, named for the late Cape Cod…

“Adopt a Family” for the Holidays

You can help bring joy and surprise to a child or family in need this holiday season by joining the Homeless Prevention Council in their Adopt-A-Family program. So many families need help more than ever this year and HPC is here to bring a little sunshine in these challenging and uncertain times.HPC matches donors with…

Cape Light Compact has increased incentives for businesses

Cape Light Compact recognizes these are challenging times for businesses and have increased incentives on high-efficiency equipment in order to help reduce your overhead costs. Up to 100% incentives available on recommended improvements that are identified through a no-cost Business Energy Assessment from the Compact’s qualified vendor. Improvements could include, lighting, refrigeration, water-saving devices and…

The CHO’s Hurd Chapel is on the move!

The Hurd Chapel is moving–again. Originally constructed in the Orleans Cemetery, the chapel was sold for a dollar to the Historical Society (now the Centers for Culture and History in Orleans, or the “CHO”) and moved across Main Street in the late 1970s to its present location at 3 River Road facing School Street.  Pictured…

Eastwind Gallery: “Along the Shore” – A Group Exhibit

Eastwind Gallery in Orleans, MA is most proud to announce a Group Exhibit featuring works in Acrylics, Oils, Pastels, Photography and Jewelry with fifteen gallery artists members. This very special exhibit runs September 29th – October 31st. It is open to the public and free admission. Eastwind Gallery is now offering online purchasing via Pay…

Homeless Prevention Council Named DTA SNAP Outreach Partner

The Homeless Prevention Council (HPC) is pleased to announce it has been named a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach Partner with the Department of Transitional Assistance, becoming the second on Cape Cod and the only one to specifically serve the Lower and Outer Cape community. The SNAP Outreach Program is a joint effort between…

Here’s how MA policymakers can save our local restaurants

From love.live.local “The COVID-19 pandemic has not been kind to many business sectors, and the hospitality industry is arguably taking some of the hardest hits. Cape Cod hotels and restaurants have been dealing with reduced capacity and reduced demand since the stay-at-home order was issued by Governor Baker in March, along with ever-changing guidelines on…

Political Observer Says Crises will Bring About Reform

Noted political observer Bruce Mehlman told an audience of more than 150 business leaders at the AIM Executive Forum today that the generational crises of 2020 will pave the way for economic, social and political reform. Mehlman said employers must realize that trust is the most important brand attribute of this decade and that disruptive…
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