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Barnstable County Welcomes New Human Services Director, Joseph Pacheco

Barnstable County Welcomes New Human Services Director, Joseph Pacheco

By on June 14, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joseph Pacheco, Barnstable County’s Newly Appointed Human Services Director Brings Extensive Experience in Human Services, Local and State Roles June 14, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Pacheco as the organization’s Director of the Department of Human Services. Since 2016, […]

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Falmouth Complete Streets Online Survey Open

Falmouth Complete Streets Online Survey Open

By on June 14, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Data to help refine projects to benefit all residents of Falmouth  (June 11, 2021) – As part of the ongoing Complete Streets Prioritization Plan efforts in the Town of Falmouth, a new online public survey is available to seek feedback on what types of complete street projects should be prioritized by the town. Over 200 […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Student Recipients of Annual Malcolm McDowell Award

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Student Recipients of Annual Malcolm McDowell Award

By on June 9, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Information from: Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2021 (Barnstable MA) –The BCHRAC is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Malcolm McDowell Award, who are Morgan James Peters II (also known as Zyg), a senior at Mashpee Middle High School, and Angelica Oshman (also known as Alex), […]

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Save the Date! 2021 Virtual Champions for Children Conference

Save the Date! 2021 Virtual Champions for Children Conference

By on June 8, 2021 in Recent News

The Children’s Cove Champions for Children Conference is one of the premiere child maltreatment conferences in the country and has provided hundreds of professionals in the field with extensive and innovative insight to assist child victims and families in their community. This last year has changed how we work, provide support, and learn. To continue […]

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Upcoming Vaccine Clinic: Cape Cod Mall on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Upcoming Vaccine Clinic: Cape Cod Mall on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

By on June 7, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

June 7, 2021 – Barnstable, MA | The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment announced today that they will be hosting a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, at the Cape Cod Mall. Janssen Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be offered to anyone 18+ and Pfizer vaccine […]

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Barnstable County’s Vaira Harik is Named Commonwealth Heroine by Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

Barnstable County’s Vaira Harik is Named Commonwealth Heroine by Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

By on June 4, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

June 4, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that Vaira Harik, Deputy Director of the Department of Human Services, was selected as a 2021 Commonwealth Heroine by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. The Commonwealth Heroine Award honors extraordinary women from across the Commonwealth who perform unheralded acts daily to make […]

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Cape Cod Covid Response Task Force Winding Down

Cape Cod Covid Response Task Force Winding Down

By on June 4, 2021 in Recent News

June 4, 2021 – The Cape Cod COVID-19 Response Task Force held its last weekly call with the press yesterday morning. Barnstable County is honored to have been part of this impressive collaborative effort for more than a year with local leaders in healthcare, government, and businesses across Cape Cod and the Islands. Read more […]

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Read Edition 297 | June 3, 2021 of the Department of Human Services’ E-Newsletter

Read Edition 297 | June 3, 2021 of the Department of Human Services’ E-Newsletter

By on June 3, 2021 in Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services‘ E-Newsletter Edition 297 | June 3, 2021 is now available!  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. https://conta.cc/3fLUv6n

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Notice of Public Meeting: Cape Rail Study Advisory Group Meeting #2

Notice of Public Meeting: Cape Rail Study Advisory Group Meeting #2

By on June 2, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Virtual Public Meeting: https://capecodcommission.org/outreach/join FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 2, 2021) – The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization will host the second Advisory Group meeting for the Cape Rail Study on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm to discuss two alternatives developed and detailed on the study website […]

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Participate in Barnstable County’s New Phosphorous Removal Program

Participate in Barnstable County’s New Phosphorous Removal Program

By on June 1, 2021 in Recent News

Although phosphorus is essential to life, when an excessive amount enters our freshwater lakes and water sources through discharges or groundwater, it can cause nuisance growth of algae and cyanobacteria (also known as “blue-green algae”), and in some cases, toxins that present an exposure risk for ingestion, inhalation and exposure. Human activity, including the placement […]

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