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Seeking Civil Engagement Intern at Human Rights Advisory Commission | Spring 2020

By on October 28, 2019 in Internships

The Human Rights Advisory Commission is seeking a Civic Engagement Intern  Applications are due by November 30, 2019. The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission is searching for an Intern focusing on Civic Engagement and Promoting Human Rights at the Community Level. This position will focus on learning experience in community involvement in Barnstable County […]

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Seeking a Communications Assistant Intern | Spring 2020

By on October 28, 2019 in Internships

The Commissioners Office is seeking a Communications Assistant Intern. Applications for the Spring 2020 semester are due by November 30, 2019. This position will entail assistance in writing social media posts featuring Barnstable County departments, programs, and staff, publishing newsletters, composing press releases and PSAs, as needed. Hours: Flexible Required skills: Strong writing skill Strong interpersonal […]

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Seeking Support Staff Intern at Children’s Cove | Spring 2020

By on October 28, 2019 in Internships

Children’s Cove is seeking a Support Staff Intern for the Spring, 2020. Applications are due by November 30, 2019. Throughout this internship, students will be expected to accompany staff during outreach and training, observe the entire process of a child sexual abuse disclosure, including the forensic interview, referral of programs, and assistance with the legal […]

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How is the Opioid Crisis Impacting Your Business?  Let the ‘Employer Toolkit’ Be Your Guide

How is the Opioid Crisis Impacting Your Business? Let the ‘Employer Toolkit’ Be Your Guide

By on October 24, 2019 in Recent News

Read about the Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council’s new online ‘Employer Toolkit’ in the Cape & Plymouth Business magazine. The ‘Employer Toolkit’ was  created to help Cape businesses combat substance use disorders in the workforce. This article is shared with permission from Cape & Plymouth Magazine.

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Barnstable County/Mass DEP Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell offers advice to Orleans on how to increase recycling opportunities

Barnstable County/Mass DEP Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell offers advice to Orleans on how to increase recycling opportunities

By on October 24, 2019 in Recent News

The following article was published in the Cape Cod Chronicle on October 16, 2019 and is shared here with permission. Expert Praises Town’s Recycling, Sees Room For Improvement 16 October 2019 By: Ed Maroney ORLEANS — Another voice has been added to the conversation about the best use of the town’s transfer station. This afternoon (Oct. 17), […]

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program: Community Members Collaborating Across the Cape

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program: Community Members Collaborating Across the Cape

By on October 23, 2019 in Recent News

Barnstable County has a strong commitment to water quality, and this commitment is expressed through programs such as the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection and difficult-to-manage waste programs.  Collections are a collaboration between the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension at Barnstable County and individual municipalities, providing a convenient, cost efficient collection of hazardous materials for all […]

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2020 UMASS Garden Calendars are now available

2020 UMASS Garden Calendars are now available

By on October 23, 2019 in Recent News

The 2020 UMASS Garden Calendar is now on sale at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  The 2020 UMass Garden Calendar feature article is Rhododendron Cultural Requirements and Care. The article focuses on soil conditions, light conditions, care and recognizing winter damage. Also includes general information and types of species native to Massachusetts. Many people also love the […]

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5 Things You Need to Know about the Measles

5 Things You Need to Know about the Measles

By on October 23, 2019 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

The Barnstable County Public Health Nursing Division invites you to watch this video and learn these 5 things about the Measles in 30 seconds.

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Children’s Cove awards Bobbi Moritz with the Above and Beyond for Children Award

Children’s Cove awards Bobbi Moritz with the Above and Beyond for Children Award

By on October 21, 2019 in Recent News

Every year at the Champions for Children Conference, Children’s Cove awards a deserving individual or agency with the Above and Beyond for Children Award. This award is presented to those who show dedication and commitment to protect children on the Cape and Islands. This year’s recipient, Bobbi Moritz, from the Barnstable County Resource Development Office, […]

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Barnstable Village Improvements | Construction Update 10.21.19 – 11.1.19

Barnstable Village Improvements | Construction Update 10.21.19 – 11.1.19

By on October 21, 2019 in Recent News

Performance of the following work is scheduled to occur from October 21, 2019 to November 1, 2019 in Barnstable Village. Continue installing catch basins, drainage manholes, and drainage pipes on Main Street – The work will be performed in Main Street between Railroad Avenue and Mill Way.  This work involves excavating pits and trenches, placing […]

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