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TODAY May 23rd- @Cape Cod Beer has teamed up with @Barnstable Clean Water Coalition and our @Barnstable County Groundwater Guardians to for an informative look at the sole source aquifer that supplies water to all of Cape Cod. Brian Baumgaertel and Kalliope Chute will talk about the history of the Groundwater Guardians and the projects they have worked on, such as the podcast series “One Drop Leads to Another”. @AmeriCorps Cape Cod members who serve on the team will bring fun activities that deepen our understanding of Cape Cod’s sole source aquifer, our unseen but critical water supply resource.This event is FREE to attend, follow this link for more info loom.ly/hcp2B70 ... See MoreSee Less
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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member Spotlight Monday ✨Sylvie lives in our program residence in Barnstable and spends Tuesdays-Thursdays serving with Barnstable Land Trust. We asked Sylvie, "What's one thing your service experience has taught you about the local Cape Cod community?" Sylvie replied, "There are many different and effective ways to implement conservation efforts, and the Cape Cod community embraces all of them with deep care and love for their home."Thank you, Sylvie, for the energy and enthusiasm you bring to helping make a difference on #CapeCod. Your service is greatly appreciated!#AmeriCorps #BarnstableCounty #AmeriCorpsCapeCod #memberspotlight #getthingsdone ... See MoreSee Less
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Recent News

Allen Harbor Entrance Channel – Dredging Project

Allen Harbor Entrance Channel – Dredging Project

By on May 24, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

This is a semi-annual project for the Town of Harwich. The project started on May 6th and had several weather delays throughout the period. The image below is the Pre-Dredge Survey that shows the areas (shaded) that need to be dredged. As with all Pre-Dredge surveys, these shaded areas show the depths that are below […]

For Immediate Release: Carol Coppola Joins Barnstable County as Treasurer and Director of Finance  

For Immediate Release: Carol Coppola Joins Barnstable County as Treasurer and Director of Finance  

By on May 22, 2022 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Information from the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners    Ms. Coppola brings extensive experience in finance servicing local and state governments  Barnstable, MA | May 20, 2022 — The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners is pleased to announce the swearing-in of Carol Coppola to the position of Director of Finance and […]

Angelina Chilaka is Named Mercy Otis Warren ‘Cape Cod Woman of the Year’ 2022

Angelina Chilaka is Named Mercy Otis Warren ‘Cape Cod Woman of the Year’ 2022

By on May 20, 2022 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21st annual award recognizes community leadership and ideals of patriotism in Barnstable County May 18, 2022, Barnstable, MA– Today, the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners officially endorsed Angelina Chilaka, retired educator residing in Harwich, as the 2022 Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year recipient. The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of […]

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

By on May 18, 2022 in PFAS Mitigation, Recent News

Former Barnstable County Fire Training Academy Site 155 South Flint Rock Road Barnstable, MA Release Tracking Number 4-26179 A release of oil and/or hazardous materials has occurred at this location, which is a disposal site as defined by M.G.L. c. 21E, § 2 and the Massachusetts Contingency Plan, 310 CMR 40.0000.  This disposal site has […]

Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale –  this Saturday, May 21st!

Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale – this Saturday, May 21st!

   MASTER GARDENER ANNUAL PLANT SALE  Join us on May 21, 2022  April 21, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – The Master Gardener’s Plant Sale returns as an in-person event on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Locally grown annuals, perennials, vegetables, and herbs will be sold from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds, Route […]

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County ARPA Application Portal Opening for Towns on Thursday, 5/12/22

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County ARPA Application Portal Opening for Towns on Thursday, 5/12/22

Information from the Offices of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates and the Board of Regional Commissioners $10 million county ARPA funds allocated for application by towns May 11, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Board of Commissioners and Assembly of Delegates are pleased to announce that tomorrow (5/12/22) Cape Cod’s 15 towns may […]

For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission celebrates Bay State Bike Month

For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission celebrates Bay State Bike Month

By on May 11, 2022 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release (May 11, 2022) – The Cape Cod Commission is joining regional and state-wide efforts to celebrate bicycling as an alternative to driving motor vehicles during Bay State Bike Month this May.   Cape Cod Commission Transportation staff are hosting several outreach tables to share information about the Transportation Improvement Program and the Unified Planning Work […]

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County, in Partnership with Provincetown, Truro, and Wellfleet Health Departments, Conducts Public Health Needs Assessment 

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County, in Partnership with Provincetown, Truro, and Wellfleet Health Departments, Conducts Public Health Needs Assessment 

By on May 11, 2022 in Press Releases, Recent News

    MEDIA ADVISORY  Information from: Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment            Survey seeks to measure a variety of economic, health and social factors shaping year-round residents on the Outer Cape    May 11, 2022 | (Barnstable, MA) – Every three years, the United States Department of Health and Human Services recommends that communities participate in a public health […]

Upcoming Meetings at Barnstable County

May
25
Wed
3:00 pm Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Board of Regional Commissioners ...
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Board of Regional Commissioners Special Meeting @ Virtual via Teams Meeting Link
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted via remote means, in accordance with applicable law.  Members of the public are invited to watch[...]
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Special Me...
Assembly of Delegates Special Me...
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted both in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of[...]
Jun
1
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners Meeting @ Marypat Flynn Conference Room or Virtual via Teams Meeting Link
The meeting link is found on the agenda.  Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted via in person and remote means, in accordance[...]
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of the public are invited[...]
Jun
9
Thu
5:30 pm NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: Final ...
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: Final ...
Jun 9 @ 5:30 pm
Former Barnstable County Fire Training Academy Site 155 South Flint Rock Road Barnstable, MA Release Tracking Number 4-26179 A release of oil and/or hazardous materials has occurred at this location, which is a disposal site[...]
Jun
15
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners Meeting @ Marypat Flynn Conference Room or Virtual via Teams Meeting Link
The meeting link is found on the agenda.  Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted via in person and remote means, in accordance[...]
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Jun 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of the public are invited[...]
Jun
29
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners Meeting @ Marypat Flynn Conference Room or Virtual via Teams Meeting Link
The meeting link is found on the agenda.  Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted via in person and remote means, in accordance[...]
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