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Registration is now open for the OneCape Summit

Registration is now open for the OneCape Summit

By on July 27, 2021 in Recent News

The seventh annual OneCape Summit will be held August 23-24, 2021 at the Wequassett Resort in Harwich, MA and will include both in-person and virtual components. This year, OneCape will focus on the critical challenges of water quality, climate change, and housing. Over the course of two days, sessions will cover strategies to address marine and freshwater quality, work to mitigate and adapt to climate-related […]

Your Toolkit for Understanding and Managing Child Tax Credit Payments

Your Toolkit for Understanding and Managing Child Tax Credit Payments

By on July 26, 2021 in Recent News

Do you have questions about coronavirus-related tax relief, Economic Impact Payments (EIP), how to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit and the new advanced Child Tax Credit?  Please find a comprehensive list of resources to guide you. IRS announces two new online tools to help families manage Child Tax Credit payments; one of three tools now […]

The Cape Cod Commission approves the region’s first-ever climate action plan

The Cape Cod Commission approves the region’s first-ever climate action plan

By on July 23, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release (July 23, 2021) — The Cape Cod Commission approved the region’s first-ever climate action plan during its July 22, 2021 meeting.  The Cape Cod Climate Action Plan sets actionable goals for Cape Cod, within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts framework. It is intended to foster collaborative, targeted action to address climate change in measurable ways. The […]

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces Upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training on Cape Cod

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces Upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training on Cape Cod

By on July 23, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

July 23, 2021 – Barnstable, MA. | The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, a department of Barnstable County, announces upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training, to be held at the Barnstable County complex, for both first-time food safety certification and recertification. By law, all foodservice locations must have at least one full-time food safety certified employee […]

July 19, 2021 – Provincetown, MA | Provincetown Residents and Visitors Urged to Take Precautions Due to Uptick of COVID-19 Cases

July 19, 2021 – Provincetown, MA | Provincetown Residents and Visitors Urged to Take Precautions Due to Uptick of COVID-19 Cases

from Town of Provincetown Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Following the 4th of July weekend, there was an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Provincetown in addition to individuals reporting COVID-like symptoms. COVID-19 infection has occurred in both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. As of Friday July 16, 132 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 had […]

The Dredge Report | Week of June 27, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of June 27, 2021

By on July 19, 2021 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Saquatucket Harbor Approach Channel, Harwich The first two days of the week once again brought about windy conditions and seas making it unsafe to bring the Sand Shifter back out to the channel and continue dredging. Dredging did resume on Wednesday and on Thursday (July 1) the project was completed ending the County […]

Provincetown Expands Testing in Response to COVID-19 Cases

Provincetown Expands Testing in Response to COVID-19 Cases

By on July 17, 2021 in Recent News

Vaccination Available at Testing Site Starting Monday STATEMENT ON RECENT COVID-19 CASES IN PROVINCETOWN from Town of Provincetown Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Outer Cape Health Services Honorable Sarah Peake, State Representative Honorable Julian Cyr, State Senator PROVINCETOWN, MA – In response to a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, the Town of Provincetown is […]

Celebrating the 300th Edition of the Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter

Celebrating the 300th Edition of the Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter

By on July 16, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

How the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Worked for Our Residents During the Pandemic The pandemic accelerated the adoption and implementation of new technologies in local governments. Many local government employees have been working remotely, and Zoom meetings fast became the new communication tool. The Department of Human Services never missed a beat in […]

Upcoming Meetings at Barnstable County

Aug
4
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance 21-14 @ Mary Pat Flynn Conference Center or Virtual via ZOOM Meeting Link
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with[...]
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
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Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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Aug
18
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
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Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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Sep
1
Wed
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Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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Sep
15
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
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Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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Oct
6
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
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Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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Oct
20
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
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Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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Nov
3
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
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Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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Nov
17
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
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Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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