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For Immediate Release: Announcing the 2019 Massachusetts Youth Count Survey for the Cape and Islands

For Immediate Release: Announcing the 2019 Massachusetts Youth Count Survey for the Cape and Islands

Barnstable County, MA – April 22, 2019 – The Homeless Prevention Council is pleased to announce that it is conducting the 2019 Massachusetts Youth Count Survey for the Cape and Islands. This annual effort is a project of the Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness. The Youth Count 2019 runs through May 12th, 2019. […]

Attend the Third Annual Parent Summit

Attend the Third Annual Parent Summit

Parents and caregivers are invited to attend the My Choice Matters: Parenting to Prevent Substance Use Summit | Sunday, May 19th 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM at the Cape Codder in Hyannis. This is a FREE event. Please get the details here – and share with other parents and caregivers. http://bit.ly/MCMParentSummit *Brought to you by […]

Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Academy – Draft of Public Involvement Plan to be Presented RESCHEDULED to May 2 | 5PM

Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Academy – Draft of Public Involvement Plan to be Presented RESCHEDULED to May 2 | 5PM

Please note that these meeting was recently updated to reflect a change in the time and will now be meeting at Barnstable Town Hall in the Hearing Room on May 2 from 5:00 – 6:30 PM. NOTICE OF INITIAL PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT PLAN SITE MEETING | BARNSTABLE COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE TRAINING ACADEMY – 155 SOUTH […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2019 – Information from the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2019 – Information from the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission

Media Contact: Janice O’Connell | Assembly of Delegates Clerk Phone: 508 375-6761| Email: joconnell@barnstablecounty.org BARNSTABLE, MA – The Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will hold a public hearing on Proposed Ordinance 19-02, Wednesday, April 17th at 4:15 PM, at the East Wing Conference Center of the Old Jail House, Barnstable County Complex, 3195 Main St. […]

What Cape Cod Needs to Know about Recycle Smart and the State of the Cape

What Cape Cod Needs to Know about Recycle Smart and the State of the Cape

By on March 27, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator (MAC) Kari Parcell discusses the new Mass DEP program Recycle Smart and provides an overview of the current “State of the Cape” and recycling markets since the National Sword was enacted in January of 2018. In August of 2018, Mass DEP launched the “RecycleSmart” website featuring a Recycle Smart Guide.  […]

Message From the Cape Cod Regional Municipal Police Academy Director Peter L. Carnes

Message From the Cape Cod Regional Municipal Police Academy Director Peter L. Carnes

By on March 22, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Message From the Cape Cod Regional Municipal Police Academy Director Peter L. Carnes On Behalf of the Chiefs of Police of the Cape Cod Law Enforcement Council, The Police Academy Board of Directors, The County Commissioners of Barnstable County, and our County Administrator, is it my privilege to invite you to visit www.capecodpoliceacademy.org where you will […]

Public Health Notices

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Measles Travel Notices

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Measles Travel Notices

  The Barnstable County Public Health Nurses would like to you to know that measles is a concern for several popular travel destinations. Countries with current measles travel notices include: England, Italy, France, Greece, Romania, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine, Israel, Kazakhstan, Columbia, Brazil, Congo, Madagascar, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Japan. What can you do? Everyone 6 […]

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Know the Risks, Signs & Symptoms of Blood Clots

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Know the Risks, Signs & Symptoms of Blood Clots

The Barnstable County Public Health Nurses would like to share a recent PSA regarding the risks, signs and symptoms of blood clots from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.  For more information, go to http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dvt/index.htm Click on the image below to see the full infographic.

Message from Barnstable County’s Entomologist

Message from Barnstable County’s Entomologist

Ticks are year-round residents here on Cape Cod. Yes, they survive and are alive throughout the winter months. Read more in the Cape Cod Chronicle article featuring Barnstable County’s Entomologist Larry “The Tick Guy” Dapsis HERE. You can also find useful information on the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension website on ways to prevent tick bites.

Barnstable County Meeting Center

Apr
24
Wed
10:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners Regular Meeting @ East Wing Conference Room, Old Jail Building, Barnstable County Complex  | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
*Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with dates & start times. Can’t make it to the meeting?  You can also watch county meetings LIVE on our Barnstable County LiveStream Channel
May
1
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
May 1 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex  | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page for to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times. Can’t make it to the meeting?[...]
May
2
Thu
5:00 pm INITIAL PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT PLAN ...
INITIAL PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT PLAN ...
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Please note that these meeting was recently updated to reflect a change in the time and will now be meeting at Barnstable Town Hall in the Hearing Room on May 2 from 5:00 – 6:30[...]
May
15
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
May 15 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex  | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page for to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times. Can’t make it to the meeting?[...]

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