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Root for your trees! Trees are essential to the well-being of Cape Cod. On Wednesday, December 8th at 7pm take advantage of this virtual presentation featuring our Extension Horticulture & Agriculture Educator, Russell Norton, to gain an understanding of tree care, safety and health. Register through Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve at loom.ly/uQdmvfs#BarnstableCounty #WorkingForYou ... See MoreSee Less
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#BarnstableCounty is closely monitoring new information from CDC related to the COVID-19 variant Omicron, which was recently identified in S. Africa. The variant has not been identified in the U.S. to date. Here's what we know so far. loom.ly/0DdYA44 ... See MoreSee Less
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Attend a FREE, virtual presentation to learn ‘Landscaping for Resilience’

Attend a FREE, virtual presentation to learn ‘Landscaping for Resilience’

By on November 30, 2021 in Recent News

Root for your trees! Trees are essential to the well-being of Cape Cod. On Wednesday, December 8th at 7 pm take advantage of this virtual presentation featuring Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Horticulture & Agriculture Educator, Russell Norton, to gain an understanding of tree care, safety, and health. Register through Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve […]

Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

By on November 29, 2021 in Recent News

Read Cindy McCormick’s most recent interview with Larry Dapsis Ticks still linger on Cape Cod in the fall, carrying Lyme disease (capecodtimes.com) where she dives into some important details you need to know about ticks on Cape Cod in the fall. Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis met with Dr. Paula Sperry yesterday, host of WOMR’s […]

Arts Foundation of Cape Cod to Receive $150,000 American Rescue Plan Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Arts Foundation of Cape Cod to Receive $150,000 American Rescue Plan Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

By on November 26, 2021 in Recent News

Arts Foundation one of 66 arts organizations throughout country to receive grant funding  (Hyannis, MA) November 18, 2021—The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC) is pleased to announce it has been selected to receive an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help the region’s arts and […]

Listen to ‘One Drop Leads to Another’ – a New Podcast Series that Dives into Water Quality Topics on Cape Cod

Listen to ‘One Drop Leads to Another’ – a New Podcast Series that Dives into Water Quality Topics on Cape Cod

By on November 24, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

In their new podcast series dedicated to helping our residents understand water quality topics relevant to our region, Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians Kalliope Chute and Brian Baumgaertel talk with Harriet Booth, Marine Resource Specialist with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, about a wide range of concerns related to shellfish, and about how she got involved in […]

Barnstable County Commissioners Meeting at 9:00 AM | November 24, 2021

Barnstable County Commissioners Meeting at 9:00 AM | November 24, 2021

By on November 24, 2021 in Recent News

Barnstable County Commissioners Meeting on November 24, 2021  Every other week, the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners holds a regular meeting to discuss important issues that impact our region.  We invite residents to participate in a public meeting or watch the live streams on our YouTube channel. Agenda 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge […]

Registration is Now Open for Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast 

Registration is Now Open for Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast 

By on November 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Information from: Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission              Theme for 2021 Human Rights Awards Breakfast Honors Wampanoag Nation   (Barnstable, MA – November 22, 2021) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) will be holding its Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast virtually on Friday, December 10, 2021, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am.  The public is […]

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands 

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands 

By on November 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Information from Cape Cod Cooperative Extension  November 22, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that 18 towns on Cape Cod and Islands have been awarded a total of $207,350 through the MassDEP’s 2021 Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) under the Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP). The RDP recognizes municipalities that have implemented policies and […]

Cape Cod Commission partners with towns to host virtual workshops on low-lying roads 

Cape Cod Commission partners with towns to host virtual workshops on low-lying roads 

By on November 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Attendees will identify vulnerable roadways and help craft climate-resilient solutions  For Immediate Release (November 19, 2021) – A series of virtual workshops for citizens interested in identifying roadways vulnerable to storm surge and sea level rise will take place over the next few weeks.  Cape Cod Commission staff are working with the Towns of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Dennis, Eastham, Orleans, […]

Upcoming Meetings at Barnstable County

Dec
1
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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[...]
2:00 pm CANCELED Barnstable County Regio...
CANCELED Barnstable County Regio...
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm
This meeting has been canceled and will be rescheduled.
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Regular Meeting (REMOTE) @ https://zoom.us/j/94641480767. Enter ID# 946 4148 0767.
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[...]
4:15 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Dec 1 @ 4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance 21-17 @ Virtual
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this Public Hearing of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance[...]
Dec
8
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 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[...]
Dec
15
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Dec 15 @ 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[...]
Dec
22
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 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[...]
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