Alerts & News Updates

Important alerts & recent information

Public Safety Building Overview

Public Safety Building Overview

On 2/23/2015 at Town Meeting there will be a brief overview of the updated Public Safety Building Project.  The project’s background, current situation and the new proposal will be presented.  These maps show the current staffed fire department response map and the newly proposed staffed fire department response map.

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Shelter & Travel Ban Links

Shelter & Travel Ban Links

Links to the State’s travel ban and the County’s Regional Sheltering Notice are located below. Barnstable County Regional Shelter Notice:  http://www.bcrepc.org/press-releases/regional-shelter-opening-moved-up-to-630-p-m-monday/ Massachusetts Travel Ban Notice:  http://www.mass.gov/alert/alertlanding.html#2136439

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Citizens Police Academy Registration

Citizens Police Academy Registration

The Sandwich Police Department is accepting application for our Citizens Police Academy.  This 13 week program will be held on Thursday evenings starting 3/12/2015.  Interested applicants should complete an application and deliver it to the Sandwich Police Department by 3/1/2015.  This class fills quickly each year.  Preference is given to those who live or work in […]

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Jarves Street Closure

Jarves Street Closure

On 1/9/2015 between 11am and 5pm there will be no parking on Jarves Street between RTE 6A and the north side of the Belfry Inn.  This section of the road will be closed during this time as well.

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Cold Weather Safety Information

Cold Weather Safety Information

Extremely cold weather is predicted for this week.  Take a minute to click on and view the “Winter Driving Tips” from NHTSA. Winter Driving Tips

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First Night Traffic Advisory

First Night Traffic Advisory

On December 31, 2014 between 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm (First Night celebration and parade) RTE 130 between Beale Avenue and Tupper Road and Main Street Between RTE 130 and Jarves Street will be closed to traffic.  There will be no parking along Main Street during this time.  A detour will be in place using […]

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Traffic Calming Initiative

Traffic Calming Initiative

We are working with the residents who live on RTE 130 between Tupper Road and Pine Street in an effort to ensure the safety of those who walk, ride and travel along this section of RTE 130.  As part of this initiative, speed enforcement will be increased.  As with any area in town, please follow […]

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Toys For Tots Collection

Toys For Tots Collection

The Sandwich Police and Fire Departments are collecting Toys for Tots once again this year. Please consider bringing an unwrapped toy(s) to the Police Department’s lobby 24/7 or the Fire Department. In the past, Sandwich has collected the most toys on the Cape. Help brighten a child’s holiday this year!

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We Gather Together 5K

We Gather Together 5K

On Thanksgiving morning the We Gather Together 5K road race will begin at the Wing School at 8:00 am. Please plan for traffic delays on RTE 130, Grove Street, Pine Street, Tupper Road,  River Street, Main Streetand Beale Avenue until 9:00 am. This is a great event which benefits the Sandwich Food Pantry.

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High Five 5K

High Five 5K

On October 11, 2014 at 9:30 am the High Five  5K road race will take place in Sandwich.  Traffic will be impacted in the Town Neck Road and Freeman Avenue neighborhood area.  For more information go to the High Five 5K website.

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