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April 27, 2021 – Massachusetts announces relaxed mask order for outdoors; plans for further reopening of Phase IV industries. Visit www.reopeningcapecod.org for more details.

Recent News

Read News from the Department of Human Services

Read News from the Department of Human Services

By on May 6, 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.  Access Edition 295 | May 6, 2021 HERE>

Read the latest edition of the Cape Cod Commission REPORTER

Read the latest edition of the Cape Cod Commission REPORTER

By on May 5, 2021 in Recent News

The latest edition of the Cape Cod Commission REPORTER is here: https://cccom.link/April2021

Wendy Northcross Named Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year

Wendy Northcross Named Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year

By on May 5, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20th annual award recognizes community leadership and ideals of patriotism in Barnstable County May 5, 2021, Barnstable, MA– Today, the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners officially endorsed Wendy Northcross, residing in West Barnstable, as the 2021 Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year recipient. The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of […]

The Dredge Report | Week of April 25, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of April 25, 2021

Cod Fish II – Popponesset Bay, Mashpee Dredging continued on Monday even with strong wind and seas slowing down the operation. On Tuesday the dredging was completed for the Popponesset Bay Approach Channel. The pipe running from the dredge to the discharge location on the beach was removed and brought into the bay on Thursday along […]

Health Communications Coordinator Bethany Traverse Talks about the Heart Behind the Barnstable County COVID-19 Helpline

Health Communications Coordinator Bethany Traverse Talks about the Heart Behind the Barnstable County COVID-19 Helpline

By on April 30, 2021 in Recent News

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.”  – Elizabeth Andrew A few weeks ago, after a hectic morning putting out fires following the announcement of a pause in distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, I ventured out for a walk in the woods near the Santuit Pond Conservation Area […]

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Makes a Difference on Cape Cod

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Makes a Difference on Cape Cod

By on April 28, 2021 in Recent News

It’s National County Government Month and Volunteer Month and we are celebrating county government and volunteers who continue to make significant contributions to our communities. This spotlight is on the AmeriCorps Cape Cod who we thank greatly for all the contributions they make to the county by donating their time and talents! Some quick background:  […]

The Dredge Report | Week of April 18, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of April 18, 2021

By on April 28, 2021 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Cod Fish II – Popponesset Bay, Mashpee Another week with wind and seas limiting the number of dredging days. Two half days and one full day did allow us to make progress in the work required to complete this project. Dredging status of the Cod Fish II Cod Fish II heading into the bay on […]

Results of 2021 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released 

Results of 2021 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released 

By on April 27, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

April 27, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness has released its 2021 findings from the Annual Point in Time Count which took place on January 26, 2021 on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. The Point in Time (PIT) counts people experiencing homelessness in emergency shelters, transitional housing, motels (if paid for by an agency), on the street, in cars, in abandoned buildings, and […]

Public Health Notices

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Information & Updates

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Information & Updates

COVID-19 Important News and Updates FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine April 26, 2021 – Following a thorough safety review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC) have determined that the recommended pause regarding the use of Janssen (Johnson & […]

Upcoming Meetings at Barnstable County

May
12
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May 12 @ 9:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners' Regular Meeting @ Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
*Note: The meeting will be held through remote participation by the Board of Regional Commissioners pursuant to Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker’s Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law on March 12, 2020.[...]
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19
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