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Orleans, Massachusetts is located in Barnstable County. Zip codes in Orleans, MA include 02653. The median home price in Orleans is $679,000 which is roughly $312/per square foot. More Orleans information.

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38 min ago | Cape Cod Times

Great white tagged off Chatham coastline

A Marine Fisheries shark researcher tagged a 12-foot Atlantic White Shark a few hundred yards from the coast on Wednesday, according to a spokeswoman for the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

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4 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Predators, not humans, are plovers' worst threat

A quick check with state or local authorities would have confirmed that the biggest threat to plovers is their natural predators, not humans.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Box truck wreaks havoc on Orleans road

A box truck damaged several trees, mailboxes, street signs and private signs along Main Street on Wednesday afternoon after the driver apparently suffered a medical emergency, according to the Orleans police.

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Barnstable Patriot

Les Mis a triumph for Academy

The Academy Playhouse in Orleans is staging the musical adaptation of French poet and novelist Victor Hugo's Les Miserables .

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Cape Cod Times

Orleans getting winter farmers market

The Outer Cape, cold and seemingly barren in the off-season, is about to have its first winter farmers market, which will open at Nauset Regional Middle School in Orleans.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Small Doses

Asperger's Association of New England will host David and Kristen Finch 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Cape Codder Resort, Route 132, Hyannis.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Bourne deals with immigration fallout

A Pocasset couple has a message for Gov. Deval Patrick, and it's hanging in their front yard on Shore Road: "We need to take care of our own country first.

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Cape Cod Times

Orleans police, fire departments' charity softball game this afternoon

A charity softball game today at 4 p.m. at the Nauset Regional Middle School pits the Orleans Police Department against the Orleans Fire Department, following several weeks of good-natured teasing between the two groups on Facebook.

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Cape Cod Times

Orleans police: Video shows man stealing wallet in market

Based on a video of the alleged incident, provided by the police, a man in a striped shirt and blue baseball cap enters the store with a grocery cart at 11:07 a.m. In the next images, at 11:41 a.m. the man has put on a straw hat and in the produce section approaches a woman who appears to be bagging produce with her cart next to her.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cape Cod Times

New regulations rankle lobstermen

Outer Cape lobster fishermen say that new federal regulations protecting whales don't just threaten their livelihood, they threaten their lives.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Cape Cod Times

APPOINTMENTS

Karen Gallagher has joined Carlton Neuben & Associates, which has locations in Hyannis, Orleans and Falmouth, as part of its hair removal and skin rejuvenation team.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cape Cod Times

'Les Miserables' a big challenge at two theaters

The musical of "Les Miserables," based on Victor Hugo's sprawling novel, has been a theatrical staple on professional stages for nearly 30 years, and an audience favorite in both its award-winning stage and film versions.

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Cape Cod Times

Sound choice: Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival

"As musicians, we spend our whole year playing in these great halls," says Jon Nakamatsu, co-artistic director of the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival, which opens its 35th season Sunday in Orleans.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Orleans residents grill state officials over Main Street upgrade

A $3.5 million upgrade of two primary intersections along Main Street planned by state highway officials could use some tweaks, according to citizens who attended the Massachusetts Department of Transportation public hearing Wednesday at Town Hall.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Elder LBGT challenges addressed at Orleans event

A crowd of about 70 people attended the Massachusetts Commission on LGBT Aging's listening session on Monday afternoon at the Orleans Council on Aging, where they discussed the need for caregiver sensitivity training, those aging with AIDS and the discrimination against transgender people.

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Politico

Bockorny Group taps de la Torre, Scism as partners - Q2 spender...

BOCKORNY GROUP TAPS DE LA TORRE, SCISM AS PARTNERS: The bipartisan consulting firm Bockorny Group has hired Ashleigh de la Torre and Jason Scism as principals of the firm.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Families still want justice after deadly Chatham crash

Superior Court Judge Gary Nickerson leaned over the top of his bench and peered at the man who stood before him in the prisoners dock on Wednesday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Morning Call

Lehigh Valley tugboat is linked to only WWI attack on U.S. soil

New book documents how local ship was shelled and badly damaged by German submarine during only WWI attack on U.S. soil The Perth Amboy, a tugboat owned by the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Co., and four barges were traveling off the coast of Cape Cod when a German submarine surfaced.

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Barnstable Patriot

Health Report 7-18-14

The Grace Veterans Center, a branch of the Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center, is hosting a free yoga program, "Yoga Warrior," to help veterans and their families improve their physical and mental health.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Mail

The satellite and the supermoon: Stunning images reveal tiny...

With cameras at the ready, sky watchers around the world were treated to the sight of a perigree moon, more commonly known as a supermoon.

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