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Posted on: September 14, 2023

Emergency Management PSA #1

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Join Fire Chief J.J. Burke and former Director of Public Health Dave Mason in an informative Emergency Management PSA. They'll discuss the updated Incident Support Model, the Town of Sandwich's Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey, and introduc...

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Town Manager
Posted on: September 1, 2023

Rip Current 101

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There are plenty of beach days left! Which also means you must stay vigilant. Understanding how to identify rip currents and avoid them can save your life. We continue to have an active hurricane season. Just because Sandwich is experiencing blue skies an...

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Learn more about rip currents! Town Manager
Posted on: August 18, 2023

Are You in a Flood Zone?

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Hurricane season is still here! As we have seen heavy rain and wind can come at any time not just with hurricanes. However, when hurricanes do strike our area the flooding can be devastating. 

How can you prepare? 

First step; determine if...

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Is your house a flood zone? Town Manager
Posted on: August 17, 2023

Find your Boardwalk plank here!

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Need a rainy day activity?   ACK Marine, the Town’s General Contractor for Boardwalk reconstruction has carefully logged and removed boardwalk planks from Town Neck Beach to the Mill Creek Bridge, and our Department of Public Works have...

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Town Manager
Posted on: August 8, 2023

Natural & Man-Made Disaster Response Survey

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Your help is needed to help the Town of Sandwich plan for natural and man-made disasters and emergency response events. Year-round and seasonal residents are all encouraged to participate in this survey:

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Take the Survey Now! Town Manager
Posted on: July 28, 2023

Water Quality Monitoring

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Swimming Beach water quality is important to the health and wellness of our community. In the last several weeks, the Health Director has issued advisories about observances of cyanobacteria at the public swimming beach at Oak Crest Cove, with bacterial b...

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Additional Info... Town Manager
Posted on: July 23, 2023

Storm Surge: A Threat to Life and Property

Storm water rising above sea level, also known as a Storm Surge.

Storm surge is one of the largest threats to life and property during a hurricane. Understanding storm surge can save your life. “Storm surge is an abnormal rise of water generated by a storm over and above the predicted astronomical tide&rd...

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More Information via NHC/NOAA Town Manager
Posted on: July 17, 2023

Sandwich Pond Health - Cyanobacteria


Sandwich Pond Health

Cyanobacteria is a very serious concern for human and four legged swimmers.  It is present in all of our ponds. With certain environmental conditions, specifically higher temperature and rainfall, cyanobacteria can become dang...

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More information: Cyanobacteria - 2023 Overview Town Manager
Posted on: June 18, 2023

Sandwich Boardwalk Reconstruction

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The long-awaited reconstruction of the Sandwich Boardwalk is planned to begin the week of Tuesday, June 20, 2023. Construction activity will necessarily impact access to the adjacent beach and recreational areas.  We will work with our general co...

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Posted on: May 5, 2023

Tour Camp Edwards

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Camp Edwards, on Joint Base Cape Cod, is hosting tours of the training area during 2023.  Each tour is limited to 36 people and spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis.  Register now!

Tour Dates and Registration Informati...

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Posted on: April 28, 2023

Cape Cod Commission Housing Survey

Cape Cod Commission Housing Survey

Dear Cape Cod residents, we kindly ask for your participation in the Cape Cod Commission Housing Survey. Your feedback is vital in shaping the future of housing policies and strategies in our region. This survey is designed to understand your housing need...

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Take the Survey Now! Town Manager