Town of Sandwich Municipal Digital Equity Plan released for public comment

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 Bridging the digital divide for all in Sandwich

For Immediate Release – April 18, 2024: The Cape Cod Commission and Town of Sandwich have released the Draft Town of Sandwich Municipal Digital Equity Plan for a 30-day public review and comment period.

The Town of Sandwich Municipal Digital Equity Plan assesses the digital divide in Sandwich and identifies opportunities to advance digital equity. The plan considers the affordability of internet service, access to technology necessary for participation in civic, social, and economic life, and the skills required for meaningful digital engagement. The goal of the plan is to prepare the town for funding opportunities and guide decision-making, investment, and implementation.

Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments. The draft plan can be found at

Comments may be sent via mail, facsimile, e-mail, or online by May 20, 2024, as follows:

  • Mailed:
    Cape Cod Commission Attn: Steven Tupper, Deputy Director3225 Main Street (Route 6A) | PO Box 226 Barnstable MA 02630-0226
  • Sent by facsimile (fax) to the attention of Steven Tupper, Deputy Director, FAX: 508-362-3136
  • Via electronic mail (E-Mail) please put “Sandwich Digital Equity Plan” in the subject line and send
  • Via online public comment form:
    Copies of the plan will also be available at the Sandwich Public Library and Sandwich Center for Active Living.This project is funded by the Massachusetts Broadband Institute at the MassTech Collaborative under the Municipal Digital Equity Planning Program. Funding was provided by Massachusetts ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Funds.

    For more information, please contact Steven Tupper at 508-744-1232.

    ABOUT THE CAPE COD COMMISSION: The Cape Cod Commission is the regional land use planning, economic development and regulatory agency for Barnstable County, Massachusetts. It was created in 1990 to serve the citizens and 15 towns that comprise Cape Cod. The Commission works toward maintaining a healthy balance between economic progress and environmental vitality. “Keeping a Special Place Special” describes the agency’s mission to protect the region’s unique qualities. The 19-member volunteer Cape Cod Commission board represents a wide spectrum of the community and provides oversight for a staff of 40 professionals. For more information, visit