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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Provincetown Coastal Resiliency Public Forum to be Held on Wednesday, December 13

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The Provincetown Coastal Resiliency Advisory Committee will be holding a public forum on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in the Judge Welsh Room at Town Hall.

The forum will begin with a presentation by Town staff and committee members to give in...

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Posted on: November 22, 2023

Sewer Expansion Construction to Begin Week of November 27, 2023

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The Town of Provincetown, along with the Town's contractor the Robert B. Our Company (RBO), will be begin Phase 6A sewer expansion work on Tuesday, November 28. 

RBO will begin installing new sewer connection stubs to properties on Franklin Street...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Provincetown Police Department Announces Implementation of Body-Worn Camera Initiative

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The Provincetown Police Department will be deploying body-worn cameras (BWC) on all sworn law enforcement officers, beginning no later than December 1, 2023. This significant step toward additional transparency and accountability comes after years of care...

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Waste Audit Reveals Low Recycling Contamination Rates in Provincetown

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A recent waste audit of Town public space recycling barrels found low recycling contamination rates in Provincetown. On Monday, October 16, 2023, the Department of Public Works' Buildings and Grounds crew, along with members of Provincetown’s Recycling &a...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

Current Housing Assistance & Grant Opportunities

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The Provincetown Housing Office has several housing assistance programs and other grant opportunities currently available to residents:

  • Down Payment & Closing Costs Assistance - If you're an eligible homebuyer earning up to 100% CPA Area Media...
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Posted on: October 31, 2023

Apply for the Provincetown Human Services Grant Program

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The Town of Provincetown is soliciting funding requests from Human Services agencies serving Town residents for the Fiscal Year, July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025.  Grant funds will be allocated to support the overall operations of 501(c)(3) agencies pr...

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Posted on: October 27, 2023

Town of Provincetown Receives $300,000 in State Grant Awards for Economic Development Projects


The Town of Provincetown is proud to announce that it has received awards from three state grant programs, totaling $300,000. These grants will further enhance the Town's ongoing commitment to sustainable economic development and community improv...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Community Preservation Grants

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The Provincetown Community Preservation
Committee is seeking funding proposals for
projects that meet Community Preservation goals.

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Posted on: October 24, 2023

Provincetown Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Property Purchase at Special Town Meeting

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Nearly 500 registered voters attended the October 23, 2023 Special Town Meeting in the Auditorium at Provincetown Town Hall where voters overwhelmingly approved all fourteen Town Warrant Articles.

There were many important Articles that were discussed and ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

Apply for a Tourism Marketing Grant

Tourism Grants

Applications for the FY25 Grant Program (for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025) are available October 23, 2023 through December 4, 2023.  

The Tourism Fund Grant Program is to help support the marketing endeavors of organizations to...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Health Department Supports Residents through Contracted Services with Specialized Providers

The Provincetown Health Department and Board of Health are working to support residents’ needs through contracted services with local specialized providers.

The Outer Cape Health Services Navigator Program connects residents with unmet medical, b...

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

UMass Donahue Short-Term Rental Study & Report Now Available

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Approved by the Select Board in January 2023, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Donahue Institute (“UMDI”) conducted a study on the short-term rental market in Provincetown. The study examined current practices nationwide around short-term rental re...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Town of Provincetown Adds Six More Full-Time Staff to its Fire Department

Fire/EMS Swearing In Ceremony

The Town of Provincetown swore in six new, full-time members of the Provincetown Fire Department during a ceremony at Town Hall on August 31, 2023. These are in addition to the eight full-time personnel that began on July 1, 2023, bringing the Town to 14 ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Economic Development Grants

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Due: November 30th, 2023
The Provincetown Economic Development Committee is seeking proposals
that meet their goals, to maintain and foster new business for year round economic development.

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Town of Provincetown Raises Residential Tax Exemption to 35%

Res Exemption

Effective immediately, the Town of Provincetown has expanded its Residential Tax Exemption from 25% to 35%, the maximum allowed by state law. The Select Board took this step to further support year-round housing at their meeting on August 28, 2023.

The Res...

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Posted on: August 4, 2023

Register Your Rental

Register Your Rental

The Town of Provincetown is ramping up its efforts to bring both short-term and long-term rental units (seasonal workforce and year-round housing) into compliance with the Provincetown Board of Health’s (BOH) Habitations for Rent regulations.


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Posted on: August 1, 2023

NOAA Announces $15 million to Support Construction of Stellwagen Visitor Center in Provincetown

Rendering of Stellwagen Bank Visitor Center

NOAA will invest $15 million from the Inflation Reduction Act in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary to build a state-of-the-art visitor center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. 

The visitor center will feature interactive exhibits on the natu...

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

Developer Chosen to Create Year-Round Rental Housing at 26 Shank Painter Rd/15 Brown St

Rendering of 26 Shank Painter Project

In April 2023, the Town issued a Request for Proposals for the sale of the Town-owned properties at 26 Shank Painter Road and 15 Brown Street, the current site of the Provincetown Police Station.

The Town received one proposal, from ESP, LLC, a joint ventu...

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Posted on: July 5, 2023

Provincetown Select Board Adopts FY2024 Town Wide Goals

FY 2024 Town Wide Goals

At its June 26, 2023 meeting, the Provincetown Select Board adopted 11 Town Wide Goals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024.

Provincetown's FY2024 Town Wide Goals focus on improving government operations, supporting and promoting year-round housing, improvin...

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Posted on: June 22, 2023

Serve Your Community by Applying to be a Member of a Town Board

Serve on a Town Board

Much of the work of Town government could not be accomplished without the tremendous help of our volunteer board members, and serving on a board can be a rewarding experience and an excellent way to contribute to the Provincetown community.

Any registered ...

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