Bristol Beach Stays Sticker

On Monday, November 18, 2013, the Board of Selectmen voted 4 to 1 (Brent Putnam dissenting) against opening the Bristol Beach parking lot to non-sticker holders, charging $10 at the gate to day visitors. There was a short discussion of the issues previously presented on November 4 (see article posted Nov. 5), including how busy …

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Little Pond Update – Oyster Aquaculture Demonstration Project

An Update, written by Ron Zweig, member of the Falmouth Water Quality Management Committee: The Town of Falmouth is committed to cleaning up the nitrogen from Little Pond, using a variety of decentralized methods such as oyster aquaculture, in addition to the planned sewering of the Little Pond lower watershed. This Shellfish Aquaculture Demonstration Project …

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Traveling Vendor(s) in the Heights

Per the discussion at our Annual Meeting on 8/2/2013, we asked Jim Cummings, our police liaison, to look into the issue of traveling vendors in our area.  The following is his reply: “The enforcement of Hawker/Peddler licenses does fall under the police department.  There is one licensed peddler that has been known to use a …

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FHMIA donates defibrillator to Heights beach

The Falmouth Enterprise, Tuesday, August 13, 2013, page 3: “Lorraine Luchner (from left), a board member with the Falmouth Heights-Maravista Improvement Association, and Howard Grosser, the president of the improvement association, present Beach Superintendent Donald Hoffer with a defibrillator. The association donated the defibrillator to be used at Falmouth Heights Beach this past spring. With …

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Little Pond, Eco Toilets and Waste Water Quality Management Committee

1)  Eco Toilets http://www.falmouthmass.us/waterq/web%20site/pages/eco-toilets.html 2)  Falmouth Water Quality Management Committee http://www.falmouthmass.us/depart.php?depkey=waterq 3)  Falmouth Waste Water Department http://www.falmouthmass.us/depart.php?depkey=wastewater 4)  Maps of the Little Pond proposed sewer areas: Little Pond Sewer Borders Little Pond Detailed Map 5)  WasteWater 7-29-13 A 6 page report which begins “This Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact  Report  and Targeted …

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New Balance Road Race – August 11, 2013

On February 4, 2013, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) unanimously approved 12,800 to be the maximum number of registered runners for this year’s road race – same as last year.   On their permit application, Race organizers had sought to increase the number of runners to 14,000 but, possibly because of neighborhood concerns, reduced their request …

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Summer Safety and Beach Stickers

1.  Beach stickers are now available at the Ellen T. Mitchell Bath House on Surf Drive on Saturdays and Sundays, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, or at Town Hall, M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.  For a mail-in form, click on www.falmouthmass.us/beach/beachdump.pdf. 2. Register you and your house alarm system with the Falmouth Police, 508-457-2532, in …

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