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Part-time Residents are not "summer people" or "tourists." We have chosen to plant roots in this community because we love it here.

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Member Spotlights feature part-time residents who are doing extraordinary things in life, and in the PTown community. One member recounts a town employee once said to him,  "You're a part-timer? But I see you here all the time!" To participate in Member Spotlight and tell your Provincetown story, please contact us.

Member Spotlight: Lucy J. Madison

Lucy and Dara have been members of the PPRTA since 2015. “I have lived in many places, but here is a feeling of home… here is where my heart is,” says Provincetown Part-Time Resident Taxpayer member Lucy J. Madison, speaking, of course, of Provincetown. Lucy is a full-time author, screenwriter, and poet. Two of her novels, In the Direction of the Sun and Personal Foul, along with her debut collection of poetry, I.V. Poems, prominently feature Provincetown including its galleries, beaches, and restaurants like Chach. Her books are carried by Womencrafts on Commercial Street. Lucy’s screenplay about Emily Dickinson and the poet’s 30-year relationship with her sister-in-law was a 2011 Sunda

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