“Falmouth Heights Beach Will Be Made Handicapped Accessible”, per Falmouth Enterprise 9/27/11. Falmouth received a Barnstable County Land Management Grant that will be used to erect a permanent handicapped ramp at the Heights. Plans will be reviewed by the Building Department and Conservation Commission. In addition, the Town has purchased 4 handicapped wheelchairs, kept at Old Silver and Surf Drive beaches, which can be delivered to any other town beach upon request.
On Sunday, October 9, the “Sixth Annual Lennon Fest Brings Back the Sounds of the Beatles”, per Falmouth Enterprise article. Sponsored by the British Beer Company, 1:00-5:00 PM, this festival, located outside the restaurant, will include family activities and live music by cover band Walrus Gumboot and Max Cohen and the Misfits of Avalon. This festival is free, but participants are encouraged to bring contributions for the Falmouth Service Center food pantry. For more information, visit www.britishbeer.com/local/falmouth.
The British Beer Company made their second donation to the Falmouth Beach Department Donation Account ($2,636) which was accepted by the Board of Selectmen on 9/16/11, as payment toward the cost of a parking attendant at the Heights Beach for the summer season.
The Warrant for the Nov. 7 Town Meeting includes two items of interest to the FHMIA members:
1. Article 16: ..”to appropriate a sum of money to repair the retaining wall which runs parallel to Vernon Avenue near the intersection with Grand Avenue…”
2. Article 27: ..” to appropriate a sum of money to repair the coastal armored revetment/sidewalk along Menauhant Road adjacent to the Great Pond Bridge…”
For more information and to read the full warrant, see the Town website: http://www.falmouthmass.us/clerk/1111ATM.pdf