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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Offers Workshops on Growing Vegetables from Seed

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Offers Workshops on Growing Vegetables from Seed

By on May 28, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

Join our local horticulture experts and a nutrition educator for a session on starting seeds, transplanting and growing your own herbs and vegetables. Workshops are held in Yarmouth (Monday, June 3rd 1:30 – 3 PM) and Eastham (Thursday, June 6th 1:30 – 3 PM). REGISTER TODAY!! The first 50 registrants will receive EarthBox®Garden Containers with […]

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Shark Deterrent Proposal to take place at Commissioners Meeting Wednesday, May 29

Shark Deterrent Proposal to take place at Commissioners Meeting Wednesday, May 29

By on May 28, 2019 in Meetings, Recent News

Wednesday, May 29 at 10:00 AM a presentation from Deep Blue LLC regarding a shark deterrent proposal will take place at the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners regular meeting. Read more about the proposal to build a high-frequency “barrier” along popular #CapeCod beaches to chase off seals that have been drawing in Great White […]

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Observing Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2019

Observing Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2019

By on May 24, 2019 in Recent News

In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2019, all Barnstable County offices will be closed.

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Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

By on May 24, 2019 in Misc

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 24, 2019 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contact: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager Cape Cod Commission 508-362-3828 www.capecodcommission.org/rtp Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5 Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is preparing the […]

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Executive Office of Health & Human Services to Hold Recovery Coach Listening Session: Monday, June 6th at CCCC

Executive Office of Health & Human Services to Hold Recovery Coach Listening Session: Monday, June 6th at CCCC

The Department of Human Services would like to call attention to  this upcoming event: Recovery Coach Commission Listening Session on Monday, June 3rd, 4:00- 5:30 PM at Cape Cod Community College. This session is open to the public and all those currently working in a field related to substance use and recovery.

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Juliet Bernstein is Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2019

Juliet Bernstein is Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2019 The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners is proud to announce that the winner of the 18th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is Juliet Bernstein of Chatham. ABOUT THE RECIPIENT: […]

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Listen in as WCAI Reporters, Editors, and Kari Parcell, Regional Waste Reduction Coordinator at Barnstable County Discuss Recycling on Cape Cod

Listen in as WCAI Reporters, Editors, and Kari Parcell, Regional Waste Reduction Coordinator at Barnstable County Discuss Recycling on Cape Cod

Disruptions to international recycling markets have been widely reported. This led to conversations in the WCAI newsroom about how much of the waste we generate here on the Cape and Islands is being recycled. WCAI’s series The Big Blue Bin examines four major household recycling streams: cans, glass, paper, and plastic, to discover how much […]

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Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released

Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released

For More Information: Martha Taylor, HMIS Program Manager – Barnstable County Department of Human Services 508-375-6625 martha.taylor@barnstablecounty.org Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released May 9, 2019 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness has released its 2019 findings from the Annual Point in Time Count which took […]

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Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Committee Presents Bourne Middle School Student with Freedom of Expression Award 

Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Committee Presents Bourne Middle School Student with Freedom of Expression Award 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Committee Presents Bourne Middle School Student with Freedom of Expression Award BARNSTABLE, MA – May 8, 2019 Caroline Smith, a student at Bourne Middle School, is the winner of this year’s Mercy Otis Warren Freedom of Expression essay contest. The competition, open to all […]

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Attention Towns: Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

Attention Towns: Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

If you need help with answering questions from your public audiences, please use CDC’s Measles FAQ Get the tool kit at https://www.cdc.gov/measles/toolkit/state-health-departments.html You can also direct individuals to contact the CDC directly at cdc.gov/cdc-info/.    

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