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DOCS Water Report on Nitrate and Health Risks Supplemented by New Reports

Today, CNN reported that nitrates in drinking water has been tagged as an “Endocrine disruptor” and potential cancer-causing agent.  According to CNN, there is an  “explosion” of new evidence cited for the adverse health effects of nitrates and many other  chemical contaminants. For example,  this report stated about food additives and wrappers: “The plastic wrap […]

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Good Neighbor | Truro Brings Real Help During COVID-19

Good Neighbor  | Truro was created by several of Truro’s full and part-time residents in April 2020 to bring the help to those who were most vulnerable in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.    Within weeks of the call for volunteers, nearly 65 residents came to the aid of their neighbors. GNT has provided […]

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New Report on Well Water Safety Recommends BoH Action Soon

DOCs for Truro Safe Water, a group of scientists and doctors from Truro and the Outer Cape, have just issued an informative report called Private Wells and Truro Safe Water. This group has come together to address the science behind key issues affecting health and safety of people and the environment in Truro and the […]

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COVID-19 | Phase 3 Updates Issued by MA

As of July 6, MA has entered Phase 3 of re-opening.   This means that on the Cape and Islands visitors are welcome to participate in these activities with some restrictions: Accommodations of all types (including short term rental of homes, condos, and cottages) Seated dining and take out Retail shops Museums Outdoor historic and recreational […]

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Weekly UPDATE | New Dates for ATM + Elections | Rental Regs Clarified

Tentative Dates Set for  2020 Annual Town Meeting and Annual Town Elections Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, these Truro public events were postponed. New dates are  tentatively set for: ATM on June 23 –  Warrant will include only budget + finance-related articles. The Select Board has determioned that a physical meeting is necessary  […]

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TIMELY UPDATES:  COVID-19 in Truro, Summer Rentals,  Tax Due Date, More

Much is happening in Truro and the region.  This will be a long post, but worth the read.  We are writing now in preparation for the many questions that will arise as warmer weather approaches.  It has taken a while for procedures and regulations to stabilize, and now is a good time to bring things […]

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Good Neighbor | Truro Brings Community Together in Face of COVID-19

  Many individuals and organizations operated by Truro-ites have joined together to help those in Truro who cannot or should not leave their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Together, we have started an initiative that offers free pickup and delivery of mail and of prepared, packaged and pre-paid food and other essential items on weekdays […]

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Good Neighbor | Truro – List of Restaurants and Provisionsers Accepting Curbside Pick-Up

This list contains the most current information we have  on restaurants, food purveyors, and other provisioners that will accept orders for curbside pick-up using  credit cards for pre-payment.  GNT can only pick up from venues that accept credit card payments for orders for curbside pick Those who cannot leave their homes during the COVID-19 crisis […]

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Good Neighbor | Truro – How to Make a Request

For our neighbors in Truro who can not or should not leave their homes, we will respond to requests to provide free pickup and delivery of mail and of prepared, packaged and pre-paid food and other essential items on weekdays and at other times by special request. Folks who need this help can make requests […]

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Good Neighbor | Truro Starts Community-Wide on April 7

Many individuals and organizations operated by Truro-ites have joined together to help those in Truro who cannot leave their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. GN | T is a community “volunteer corps.” Together, we have started an initiative we hoped no one would ever need: Good Neighbor | Truro.  For those who need help, this service offers free […]

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