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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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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 – 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 – About Volunteering

The process of volunteering and helping out is straightforward as described below. Why Volunteer? Please know that by volunteering for GN|T, you are providing an invaluable service to those in the Truro community who are at greater risk for COVID-19. Our help is saving lives.  Our elders, our stressed working families  and our service providers […]

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Truro Closes Town Offices As Of March 16 | 4 PM | COVID-19 Precaution

At 6:05 PM today, Truro posted the folloiwng announcement, quoted from the Town website at this link.  The announcement reads as follows: In an effort to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus and in the interest of public health and safety, all Truro Town Buildings will be closed to the public effective 4 pm on […]

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Open Meeting Law Partially Suspended Due to COVID-19

At 5:40 on March 12, Gov. Baker issued an Executive Order suspending certain provisions of Open Meeting Law (OML) due to C-19 (Coronavirus). Some trials and access to the full Order can be found at this link.   https://www.mma.org/gov-signs-order-suspending-parts-of-open-meeting-law-to-enable-local-decision-making-during-covid-19-emergency/ The key provisions are that meetings are no longer required to be in a space physically accessible […]

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Truro Moves to Electronic Voting

On January 28, 2020, the Truro Select Board unanimously approved use of an electronic tabulator of vote counts beginning with the September 2020 primaries. The aim is to modernize, streamline and increase accuracy of the vote counting process, which up to this time has been done manually by “tellers” who often have to spend 40+hours […]

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UPDATE: ZBA Final Discussion on Cloverleaf moves to Feb 24th

Developing Environmentally Responsible Affordable Housing In Truro NOTE: the next – and possibly last – public discussion of the Cloverleaf Project will be held at theZBA MEETING | Feb 24| 5:30 PM | Town Hall Concerned citizens raise questions and propose alternatives to ensure that a major affordable housing project will install a wastewater treatment […]

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