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Barnstable County Commissioners Appoint Co-Chairs to Regional Substance Abuse Council

Barnstable County Commissioners Appoint Co-Chairs to Regional Substance Abuse Council

By on November 3, 2015 in Department News, Recent News

The Barnstable County Commissioners recently appointed three individuals to serve as co-chairs of the Barnstable County Regional Substance Abuse Council.  The Commissioners appointed Beth Albert, Director of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services, Cheryl Bartlett, Executive Director of the Office of Community Health at Cape Cod Healthcare, and Ray Tamasi, CEO and President of Gosnold […]

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Barnstable County Welcomes New Finance Director

Barnstable County Welcomes New Finance Director

By on September 29, 2015 in Department News, Recent News

New Finance Director/Treasurer, Mary McIsaac, was sworn in and welcomed to her new position officially.  Ms. McIsaac brings to the County a strong background in public sector finance including experience in both municipal and state government.

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Take the Clean Air Challenge Sept 20th-27th!

Take the Clean Air Challenge Sept 20th-27th!

By on September 17, 2015 in Department News, Recent News

Join us in the Clean Air Challenge & Rethink Your Commute! Click the link and take the Clean Air Challenge!   Barnstable County & the Cape Cod Commission are registered partners with MassRIDES.  We participate with nuride.com and help promote smarter commuting through preferential carpool parking, bike racks, promoting CCRTA bus service, and MassRIDES’ emergency ride […]

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Congratulations Received from the County Executives of America

Congratulations Received from the County Executives of America

By on September 3, 2015 in Awards, Department News, Recent News

Barnstable County received official congratulations from the County Executives of America on our recent Digital County Award.  Barnstable County IT participated in the Digital Counties Survey and was awarded 8th place in the nation (150,000-249,999 population category) as one of the top innovative counties.   (See Barnstable County Places in Top Ten Digital Counties 2015 […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 16 Report to the Community

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 16 Report to the Community

By on August 6, 2015 in Department News, Recent News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod released its Year 16 Report to the Community.  View report below to learn more about the outstanding contribution AmeriCorps Cape Cod makes to our community. Click on the image on the right to view & print or use our flipbook below to read online.

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Barnstable County Places In Top 10 U.S. Digital Counties 2015 AGAIN!

Barnstable County Places In Top 10 U.S. Digital Counties 2015 AGAIN!

For the second year in a row,  Barnstable County is being recognized as one of the nation’s leading examples of counties using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies.   This year, Barnstable County placed 8th in the nation (population category 150,000-249,999) as a fantastic followup to their 2014 9th Place Award. The Center for […]

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Barnstable County IT Places 2nd in IT & Communications PTI Awards

Barnstable County IT Places 2nd in IT & Communications PTI Awards

It’s official!  The Public Technology Institute (PTI) just announced their Technology Solutions Award winners and Barnstable County has placed 2nd for Regional IT Services in the IT & Communications category! Applicants are from all over the country, with a wide range of “specialties” that can win them recognition in the various award categories such as […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s yearly Household Hazardous Waste Collections are underway! Hazardous Waste & Water Quality programs are designed to assists individuals, families, businesses, and government agencies in making better decisions about using and disposing of hazardous materials.  Cape Cod Cooperative Extension works to educate the public and facilitate collection programs for: Household Hazardous Waste, Unwanted […]

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Barnstable County Human Services Sponsors Aging & Disability Series

Barnstable County Human Services Sponsors Aging & Disability Series

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services is proud to sponsor the upcoming 2015 Gerontology Intensive Series created by the Workforce Education Resource Center (WERC) at Cape Cod Community College.   This interdisciplinary workshop series is for service providers who currently work or would like to work with older adults. Learn a focused, practical approach to understanding, assessing, […]

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Barnstable County Receives $550,000 for Opioid Prevention Award

Barnstable County Receives $550,000 for Opioid Prevention Award

By on December 19, 2014 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

We are pleased to announce that the Barnstable County Department of Human Services on behalf of the Barnstable County Regional Substance Abuse Council was awarded a five-year $550,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services to support an Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative. Barnstable County’s Substance Abuse Council (SAC) was established in January […]

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