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Read Edition 305 | Department of Human Services Bi-weekly E-News

Read Edition 305 | Department of Human Services Bi-weekly E-News

By on September 24, 2021 in Recent News

Read the Barnstable County Department of Human Services‘ E-Newsletter. This bi-weekly newsletter is designed to provide timely information on health and human service topics of interest for people living and working in Barnstable County. READ EDITION 305 | September 23, 2021

Go on a Water Appreciation Journey with the Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians: Listen to the New Podcast!

Go on a Water Appreciation Journey with the Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians: Listen to the New Podcast!

By on September 23, 2021 in Recent News

“One Drop Leads to Another” is a brand new podcast created by the Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians to inspire residents + visitors to go with them on a water journey. Learn why you should be a steward of water on #CapeCod.

Children’s Cove Welcomes Kathy Fayerberg to the Team

Children’s Cove Welcomes Kathy Fayerberg to the Team

By on September 20, 2021 in Recent News

Children’s Cove welcomes Kathy Fayerberg, as Family Services Coordinator, to their team! September 20, 2021 – Kathy joined Children’s Cove last week to serve as the Family Services Coordinator as a part of the victim services team. After receiving a master’s degree in clinical social work from Boston University in 2006, Kathy began working in […]

Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Month    

Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Month   

By on September 20, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release (September 20, 2021) BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA — The Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will join regional and state-wide efforts to celebrate bicycling as an alternative to driving motor vehicles during Bay State Bike Month in September. The Cape Cod Commission would like to highlight several events in the region: Social […]

Congressman Keating and Senator Markey announced Department of Defense (DOD) assurance to clean up PFAS contamination at Joint Base Cape Cod

Congressman Keating and Senator Markey announced Department of Defense (DOD) assurance to clean up PFAS contamination at Joint Base Cape Cod

By on September 17, 2021 in Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2021 This morning Congressman Bill Keating was joined by staff from Senator Edward J. Markey’s office for a conference call with Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Safety and Infrastructure Mark A. Correll to discuss U.S. Air Force remediation of PFAS contamination impacting wells near the firefighting training […]

BCHRAC Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Vacancies

BCHRAC Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Vacancies

By on September 17, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from: Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Accepting Applications for 2022 Vacancies Commission aims to continue building a strong team of advisors promoting human rights on Cape Cod September 16, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCHRAC) seeks candidates to […]

Barnstable County is now operating two free COVID-19 testing sites

Barnstable County is now operating two free COVID-19 testing sites

By on September 16, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

MEDIA ALERT Information from Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Opens a Second Free COVID-19 Testing Site on the Outer Cape September 16, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – On Tuesday, September 14th, Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment opened a second free COVID-19 testing clinic at the Eastham […]

For Immediate Release: Commissioners Urge EMC to Reject Army National Guard Multi-Machine Gun Range

For Immediate Release: Commissioners Urge EMC to Reject Army National Guard Multi-Machine Gun Range

By on September 15, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Urge Environmental Management Commission to Reject Army National Guard Proposal for Multi-Machine Gun Range September 15, 2021 (Barnstable, MA)-Today the Barnstable County Commissioners sent a letter to the Environmental Management Commission urging it to reject the Massachusetts Army National Guard’s proposal to construct a Machine Gun Range within the Upper […]

Upcoming Meetings at Barnstable County

Sep
29
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners' Regular Meeting
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law.  Members of the public are[...]
11:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Board of Regional Commissioners' Special Meeting - Attend AmeriCorps Ceremony
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted in person, in accordance with applicable law.  Members of the public are invited to attend in[...]
Oct
6
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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[...]
Oct
13
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners' Regular Meeting
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law.  Members of the public are[...]
Oct
20
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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[...]
Oct
27
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners' Regular Meeting
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law.  Members of the public are[...]
Nov
3
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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[...]
Nov
17
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
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[...]
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