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Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

December 13, 2018 – Approximately 60 people attended the Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness workshop yesterday hosted by the Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. The purpose for the workshop was to arm residents and businesses on Cape Cod with the information needed to understand climate change, its impacts to coastal flooding and our […]

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WET Festival Success!

WET Festival Success!

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod hosted a water festival on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Bourne High School attended by Peebles and Bournedale Elementary Schools. The festival, called WET Fest, taught 154 fourth grade students about protecting Cape Cod’s source of drinking water. AmeriCorps Cape Cod members facilitated many hands-on activities […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Hosts Human Rights Day Event

Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Hosts Human Rights Day Event

By on December 12, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

On Monday, December 10, 2018 the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission hosted a gathering at the Hyannis Golf Course to celebrate International Human Rights Day.  The event also honored those in our community who work diligently to support human rights for all. HRC presented the Rosenthal Community Champion Award to Dan Wolf.  This award is given to those […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Receives $68,500 Grant from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Receives $68,500 Grant from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 11, 2018 Contact: Rebecca Yavner Westgate Buy Fresh Buy Local Coordinator (508) 375-6882 ryavner@barnstablecounty.org Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Receives $68,500 Grant from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Barnstable, MA- Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod (BFBLCC) program is pleased to announce that it has […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 11, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission | Barnstable County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 11, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission | Barnstable County

Media Contact: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager stupper@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Public Meetings Scheduled for Route 6 Safety and Shoulder Design Notice of Public Listening Sessions and Comment Period The Cape Cod Commission will be holding two public meetings to discuss safety benefits and potential impact of adding paved shoulders and extending acceleration and deceleration lanes. We […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Annual Awards Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Annual Awards Announcement

By on December 3, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

TOWN OF BARNSTABLE REPRESENTATIVE (508) 862-4658 NOVEMBER 29, 2018 BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ANNUAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce the 2018 Rosenthal and Cornerstone Award Recipients.  The Rosenthal Community Champion Award, was named after Irving Leopold Rosenthal – it is given to those in the public sector […]

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ASGCC hosts Harm Reduction Week | Partnered with Barnstable County Public Health Nurses

ASGCC hosts Harm Reduction Week | Partnered with Barnstable County Public Health Nurses

By on November 27, 2018 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

There is currently an HepA outbreak in Massachusetts. ASGCC is offering FREE HepA vaccines all week 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at their  Hyannis site. (Free flu shots too!) Partnered with Barnstable County Public Health Nurses. ASGCC Hyannis 428 South Street 508.778.1954 If you’re unsure if you’ve been vaccinated for HepA, DPH states it is safe to […]

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Human Rights Commission Hosts Award Ceremony and Breakfast

Human Rights Commission Hosts Award Ceremony and Breakfast

By on November 23, 2018 in Recent News

Barnstable County Human Rights Commission hosts Human Rights Breakfast on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 8:30m AM in the Terrace Room at the Hyannis Golf Course located at 1840 Iyannough Road, Hyannis.  The Cornerstone and Rosenthal Awards for Human Rights Activism will be presented. Find out more information HERE.

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Barnstable County Wishes You A Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Barnstable County Wishes You A Happy Thanksgiving 2018

By on November 21, 2018 in Recent News

A Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Barnstable County!  Our offices will be closed today, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM and will reopen on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids

Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids November 15, 2018 –  Barnstable County Department of Human Services has recently been awarded three new grants to support county wide efforts to address the opioid epidemic. Massachusetts Department of Public Health $20,000 for Bulk Narcan Purchase In response to Cape Cod’s high incidence of […]

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