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Take the Clean Air Challenge Sept 20th-27th!

Take the Clean Air Challenge Sept 20th-27th!

By on September 17, 2015 in Department News, Recent News

Join us in the Clean Air Challenge & Rethink Your Commute! Click the link and take the Clean Air Challenge!   Barnstable County & the Cape Cod Commission are registered partners with MassRIDES.  We participate with nuride.com and help promote smarter commuting through preferential carpool parking, bike racks, promoting CCRTA bus service, and MassRIDES’ emergency ride […]

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10th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

10th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By on September 17, 2015 in Recent News

On Saturday, September 26th from 10a.m. – 2 p.m., thousands of pounds of prescription drugs will be disposed of safely across Cape Cod during the 10th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day thanks to the dedication and hard work of our town’s Police Departments. We know unused prescription medications in homes create a public health […]

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CAPE & ISLANDS SUICIDE PREVENTION COALITION REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

CAPE & ISLANDS SUICIDE PREVENTION COALITION REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

By on September 4, 2015 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

Ribbon Ceremony and Annual Meeting of the Cape & Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 11:15 AM–12:45 PM Rooms 11/12 in the Barnstable Superior Courthouse 3195 Main Street, Barnstable Village   In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week, the Cape & Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition will hold a ribbon ceremony to commemorate those people we have lost […]

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Congratulations Received from the County Executives of America

Congratulations Received from the County Executives of America

By on September 3, 2015 in Awards, Department News, Recent News

Barnstable County received official congratulations from the County Executives of America on our recent Digital County Award.  Barnstable County IT participated in the Digital Counties Survey and was awarded 8th place in the nation (150,000-249,999 population category) as one of the top innovative counties.   (See Barnstable County Places in Top Ten Digital Counties 2015 […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 16 Report to the Community

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 16 Report to the Community

By on August 6, 2015 in Department News, Recent News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod released its Year 16 Report to the Community.  View report below to learn more about the outstanding contribution AmeriCorps Cape Cod makes to our community. Click on the image on the right to view & print or use our flipbook below to read online.

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Barnstable County Places In Top 10 U.S. Digital Counties 2015 AGAIN!

Barnstable County Places In Top 10 U.S. Digital Counties 2015 AGAIN!

For the second year in a row,  Barnstable County is being recognized as one of the nation’s leading examples of counties using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies.   This year, Barnstable County placed 8th in the nation (population category 150,000-249,999) as a fantastic followup to their 2014 9th Place Award. The Center for […]

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Barnstable County IT Places 2nd in IT & Communications PTI Awards

Barnstable County IT Places 2nd in IT & Communications PTI Awards

It’s official!  The Public Technology Institute (PTI) just announced their Technology Solutions Award winners and Barnstable County has placed 2nd for Regional IT Services in the IT & Communications category! Applicants are from all over the country, with a wide range of “specialties” that can win them recognition in the various award categories such as […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s yearly Household Hazardous Waste Collections are underway! Hazardous Waste & Water Quality programs are designed to assists individuals, families, businesses, and government agencies in making better decisions about using and disposing of hazardous materials.  Cape Cod Cooperative Extension works to educate the public and facilitate collection programs for: Household Hazardous Waste, Unwanted […]

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2015 Mercy Otis Warren Award Recipient Michelle DeSilva

2015 Mercy Otis Warren Award Recipient Michelle DeSilva

By on May 21, 2015 in Recent News

The Mercy Otis Warren Award recipient for 2015 is Michelle DeSilva of Cape Cod Cares for the Troops.  DeSilva has run the organization with her son, Dylan, since 2005.  The organization has sent over 21,000 care packages to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq since its creation in 2005. The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award […]

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County Day of Recognition for National Service

County Day of Recognition for National Service

By on April 14, 2015 in Recent News

County Commissioner, Sheila Lyons, and County Administrator, Michael Brillhart, posed “Cape Cod Strong” with members and staff on April 7 during County Day of Recognition for National Service. Here they all are at a past AmeriCorps Week project site in Mashpee.   For more information about AmeriCorps Cape Cod, visit their website or visit the Massachusetts […]

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