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Barnstable County 2017 Survey

Barnstable County 2017 Survey

By on June 23, 2017 in Recent News

The County of Barnstable is conducting an informal survey to determine the Cape’s 15 towns’ familiarity and use of many of the County’s services. We are asking Town Administrators, Selectmen, members of Town Counsel, and other town elected officials to complete this survey that will help us recognize interest in emerging or potential services offered by the County. There […]

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5 Cape Organizations Coordinated by Human Services Receives Award

5 Cape Organizations Coordinated by Human Services Receives Award

On June 13, 2017, the Barnstable Partnership of the statewide Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) initiative was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Massachusett’s Department of Public Health.  The local partnership of five Cape Cod organizations is coordinated by Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services and is recognized for the following achievements: Greatest […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Members Prepare to Graduate

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Members Prepare to Graduate

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Will Graduate 32 Members On July 27th, The AmeriCorps Cape Cod program will be graduating 32 members. The graduation signifies the completion of each member’s 11- months and 1700 hours of service to the Cape Cod Community. The ceremony will feature speeches from County Commissioner Ron Beaty, Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent, […]

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Important Update: Tick Testing

Important Update: Tick Testing

By on June 9, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

For the past several months, subsidized $15 tick testing services from TickReport.com were made available to residents of Barnstable county thanks to a grant from Cape Cod Healthcare in collaboration with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  Although the grant funds for this program have been expended, we are committed to finding additional funds for the  program […]

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Dates For This Season’s HHW Collections

Dates For This Season’s HHW Collections

By on June 7, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collections held on Cape Cod are a collaboration between Barnstable County and individual municipalities. The number and frequency of collections vary by town. The household hazardous waste programs work closely with towns to undertake new initiatives for recycling and disposal of difficult to manage wastes. Regional collection programs provide convenient, cost efficient […]

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Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Tick Season

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Tick Season

By on June 5, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

Barnstable County’s Entomologist and Deer Tick Project Coordinator, Larry Dapsis, shares this important information about ticks and disease prevention for the benefit of residents and visitors. There is no real defined season for ticks. Ticks become active whenever temperatures are above freezing and a break in snow cover occurs. Remember to take precautions more often […]

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Firefighter, Rescue & EMS Personnel Invited to Register

Firefighter, Rescue & EMS Personnel Invited to Register

By on June 1, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

Attention Fire/Rescue & EMS Personnel: Register for Hoarder Homes: Piles of Hazards for Firefighters and EMS This session will cover: • The dangers entering heavy content environments • Increased exposure to biohazards… • Managing patient care and firefighting operations Open to all interested fire, rescue and EMS personnel, but limited to 75. WHEN: Wednesday| June […]

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REGISTER FOR  JUNE 22 & 23 ONECAPE SUMMIT

REGISTER FOR JUNE 22 & 23 ONECAPE SUMMIT

ABOUT THE 2017 ONECAPE SUMMIT The Cape Cod Commission and The Nature Conservancy will present day one of the 2017 OneCape Summit. With a focus on water quality, attendees will hear about updates to the technologies matrix, local implementation of nutrient management plans and next steps. Don’t miss the technology innovation showcase presented by NorthEast […]

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Barnstable County Fire Academy Graduation

Barnstable County Fire Academy Graduation

Saturday May 20, 2017 – 21 men and women representing 6 fire departments across Cape Cod graduated from the Barnstable County Fire Academy. These dedicated individuals completed more than 200 hours of training at the academy which culminated in receiving their Firefighter I/II certificates. The Event Opening remarks were given by Fire Academy Director and […]

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The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award 2017

The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award 2017

By on March 17, 2017 in Recent News

Tales of Cape Cod will present the 16th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award  at their June 5th meeting of Tales of Cape Cod.  The event is held at the historic Olde Barnstable County Court House, Route 6A, Barnstable. The award is a marquette of the statue of Mercy Otis Warren which […]

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