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Neighbors Appeal Cloverleaf Decision

On February 25, an appeal was filed challenging the ZBA decision to grant permits and weavers to the Cloverleaf Project.   The overarching bases were challenges on the basis of public safety and health in both wastewater and parking safety. You can read more about the appeal here, as reported in the Cape Cod Times […]

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Walsh Property | Community Meeting | Feb 24 @ 6PM | Pre-Registration Req’d

Dear Friends, The 70-acre Walsh Property is the largest piece of undeveloped land in Truro. Under the leadership of former Select Board Chair Jan Worthington, a “Walsh Committee” and community dialogue process was created.  This has continued since  and has resulted in the first community dialogue led by the Walsh Committee itself.  This meeting will be […]

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ZBA Approves Cloverleaf Project | Conditions Apply | Wastewater Limits Set

On February 5, the ZBA approved the Cloverleaf project, granting it the permits needed to proceed with development.  The scale of the project remained largely intact  (at 39 units) and included several modifications resulting from vocal concerns expressed by community members on the type of wastewater system used, contamination impacts from wastewater discharge and the […]

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Barnstable County COVID Helpline Announced

The Cape Cod Times announced today that: Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment launched a new COVID-19 Help Line on Jan. 19: 774-330-3001. Medical Reserve Corps nurses will be available 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to answer questions about COVID-19, local testing sites, vaccine rollout information and more. In addition, they provided this […]

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Nitrate Pocket Card from Truro Water Protectors

The Truro Water Protectors has made a Nitrate Pocket Card available that clearly shows the links between nitrate levels in well water and adverse health consequences, including cancers and non-cancer diseases.  The bottom line: The higher the level of nitrates, the greater the risk of serious disease. This card will be helpful in understanding potential effects of nitrate contamination […]

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Cloverleaf Developer Announces Upgrades To Sharply Improve Nitrate Controls

In a surprise announcement at the December 3rd ZBA meeting, the Cloverleaf developer announced that newly developed system upgrades to the Small Sewage Wastewater Treatment Plant  (SSWTP) they have proposed for the Cloverleaf could achieve discharge levels in nitrates on an average of 5 mg/L. These upgrades are based on modifications made at another site […]