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Sep
18
Wed
3:00 pm Charter Review Recall Provision ...
Charter Review Recall Provision ...
Sep 18 @ 3:00 pm
Charter Review Recall Provision Subcommittee Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room
Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You can also watch county meetings LIVE on our Barnstable County LiveStream Channel.
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Sep 18 @ 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 to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
Oct
2
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Oct 2 @ 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 to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
Oct
16
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Oct 16 @ 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 to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]

Recent News

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commisssion Seeks Volunteer Members

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commisssion Seeks Volunteer Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMISSION SEEKS VOLUNTEER MEMBERS September 12, 2019 – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCHRAC) seeks candidates to fill vacancies beginning January 1, 2020. The (9) member volunteer BC-HRAC was recently re-structured under BC Ordinance 19-10 by the County’s Assembly of Delegates to promote equality and […]

For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission Initiates Community Process on Climate 

For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission Initiates Community Process on Climate 

Cape Cod Commission Initiates Community Process on Climate Seeking community feedback to establish a framework for mitigating and adapting to climate change on Cape Cod FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Barnstable, MA – September 11, 2019: The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to announce a series of facilitated sub-regional community meetings scheduled for October 2019 to solicit […]

News from Barnstable County HOME Consortium

News from Barnstable County HOME Consortium

Barnstable County HOME Consortium Regional Public Hearings for Five-Year Consolidated Plan (Program Year 2020 – 2024). In accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that provides funding to the Barnstable County HOME Consortium, the purpose of these regional public hearings is to obtain the comments and views of residents, […]

9/11 Ceremony in Barnstable Village

9/11 Ceremony in Barnstable Village

Barnstable Village – The traditional ceremony will take place on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Barnstable Fire Station, 3249 Main Street at 9:55 AM.  This will include music by Trinity Christian Academy and reflections by the Barnstable Fire Department and local clergy.  Deputy Chief Rick Pfautz will preside. This marks the 11th year that […]

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been found in Wellfleet mosquitoes

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been found in Wellfleet mosquitoes

September 5, 2019 – Mosquitoes infected with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have now been found in Wellfleet.  Bourne, Falmouth, and Truro have also detected EEE in samples of mosquitoes in August.   Below please see the most recent map provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  Residents are urged to take personal protective activities like […]

Barnstable Village Undergoes Major Renovations – Expect Traffic Delays

Barnstable Village Undergoes Major Renovations – Expect Traffic Delays

The town of Barnstable is undertaking a major renovation of the Barnstable Village area beginning September 3rd.  This work will encompass areas from Rendezvous Lane to our west through Mill Way down toward the harbor and include revamped drainage, sidewalks, additional crosswalks, resurfacing of route 6A, and decorative lighting.  Traffic flow will continue to the […]

Public Health Notices

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been found in Wellfleet mosquitoes

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been found in Wellfleet mosquitoes

September 5, 2019 – Mosquitoes infected with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have now been found in Wellfleet.  Bourne, Falmouth, and Truro have also detected EEE in samples of mosquitoes in August.   Below please see the most recent map provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  Residents are urged to take personal protective activities like […]

Updates to Mosquito-born illness activity in Barnstable County

Updates to Mosquito-born illness activity in Barnstable County

August 29, 2019 – Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus activity has been detected in Truro. Residents are urged to take personal protective activities like using EPA approved repellents and avoiding mosquitoes at peak times. West Nile virus activity has also been identified in several communities. Get updated information at http://www.mosquitoresults.com/

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