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Posted on: October 18, 2021

NOTICE TOWN OF SANDWICH 2021 HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMITTEE ELECTION

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Annual election for One Member for a 4 Year Term on the Sandwich Historic District Committee will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Sandwich Town Hall Annex, located at 145 Main Street from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

DPW Detour Plan Monday Oct 18th: Route 6A-Area of Spring Hill Road and Gully Lane

aerial map view of Sandwich roads with detour route highlighted

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) plans to perform drainage work at Route 6A in the vicinity of Spring Hill Road and Gully Lane beginning Monday October 18, 2021.  MassDOT has indicated that portions of Route 6A will be clo...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

COVID-19 Command Team: Where is you COVID-19 Vaccination Card? Keeping Track of Your Vaccination

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Did you misplace your COVID-19 Vaccination Card? You will need proof of your initial COVID-19 Vaccination if you intend on getting the COVID-19 Booster shot.   Maybe you plan on traveling or going to an event at the TD Garden?  You will ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Thank You for your participation at the Sandwich Boardwalk poster session and viewing!

ocean view with boardwalk in the forefront surrounded by seagrass and sandwich town seal

Thank You for your participation at the Sandwich Boardwalk poster session and viewing!  The posters that were available for viewing on Thursday, September 9th may be found on the Boardwalk Project page under the Resources tab here: https://www.sa...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

SANDWICH BOARDWALK, POSTER SESSION AND VIEWING. JOIN US!

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SANDWICH BOARDWALK, POSTER SESSION AND VIEWINGThursday, September 9th5:30 PM – 7:00PM

Please join us for a BOARDWALK, POSTER SESSION AND VIEWING  on  Thursday, September 9th from 5:30 PM – 7:00PM in the Auditorium at Town Hall.  ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk PSA #6: Jumping off the Boardwalk

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Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction Informational PSA #6 with Melinda Gallant, Host of Cape Conversations and Sam Jensen, Assistant Town Engineer.
Really, will I be able to jump off the new Boardwalk – (at my own risk, at high tide of course)?&...
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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk PSA #5: Project Design & Next Steps

Wooden boardwalk over ocean water with marsh grasses in the background

Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction Informational PSA #5 with Melinda Gallant, Host of Cape Conversations

Dig into the project design with Architect and Preservationist, Wendall C. Kalsow, AIA, President, McGinley Kalsow & Associates, Inc. and Sam Jenson...

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Posted on: August 29, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk PSA #4: Historical Importance & Project Approach

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Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction Informational PSA #4 with Melinda Gallant, Host of Cape Conversations, William Daley, Sandwich Historical Commission,  Architect and Preservationist, Wendall C. Kalsow, AIA, President, McGinley Kalsow & Assoc...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk PSA #3: Elevation & Resiliency

Diagram sketch of elevation differences for proposed boardwalk design

Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction Informational PSA #3 with Melinda Gallant, Host of Cape Conversations.

Learn more about the why the Boardwalk needs to be elevated to protect our special marsh and estuarine environment and for storm resiliency.

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk PSA #2: Boardwalk Accessibility

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Learn more about the Accessibility of our new Boardwalk by watching our Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction Informational PSA #2 with Melinda Gallant, Host of Cape Conversations

View PSA #2 on YouTube: https://youtu.be/RQ5ik6Ek32k

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Friday Tours at Camp Edwards! Learn More about the Massachusetts Army National Guard at Camp Edwards

Aerial view of Camp Edwards military base

To register for Friday tours or Camp Edwards, please send an email no later than noon on the Thursday prior to: Emily.d.kelly2.nfg@mail.mil

Tours will run every Friday up through the 24th of September except the Friday of Labor Day weekend.  We wi...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk PSA #1: Existing Conditions & Project Needs

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Learn More about the current condition of the Sandwich Boardwalk and Need to reconstruct our boardwalk in the first of six (6) Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction Informational PSA’s with Melinda Gallant, Host of Cape Conversations.  

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction: How tall will the Boardwalk be and why?

wooden boardwalks bridge with middle arch and ends covered by water

The deck height will be 4’ to 5’ taller than it is now. The increased height is necessary to permit the structure in tidal area over the salt marsh, to meet storm surge standards & to accommodate a 6’ wide walkway. (An in...

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Posted on: August 15, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction: Will the Boardwalk be in the same place?

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The new Boardwalk will be placed in the exact same location as the current Boardwalk, just slightly wider.

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Posted on: August 15, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction: Boardwalk Fun-Planks and Jumping!

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Will I be able to jump from the reconstructed Boardwalk? Yes, the Town will sustain the current use of the Boardwalk. Ladders and a platform similar to what is there today will be part of the new Boardwalk. What about the Planks? The Town will work with t...

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Posted on: August 14, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction – Existing Conditions

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Why do we need to reconstruct the boardwalk now?  Sandwich Town Meeting evaluated this need in 2018 and directed the Town to reconstruct the Boardwalk with a storm resilient design. The beams, posts, bracing and metal fasteners have exceeded thei...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction Project

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We know how important this project is to you. Please learn more about the Town’s Plans to reconstruct a safe and resilient boardwalk, accessible for residents of all ages and abilities on the Town of Sandwich Boardwalk page. This site includes ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

PFAS Standards and Sandwich Water District Testing Update

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PFAS  Standards and Sandwich Water District Testing.  The Sandwich Water District has initiated new testing standards for PFAS and no detects were found.  Please find more information about these testing standards, and resources...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

DPW Detour Plan Monday Oct 18th: Route 6A-Area of Spring Hill Road and Gully Lane

overhead map of Sandwich roads area with many orange Detour signs

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) plans to perform drainage work at Route 6A in the vicinity of Spring Hill Road and Gully Lane beginning Monday October 18, 2021.  MassDOT has indicated that portions of Route 6A will be clo...

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