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Congratulations to Barnstable County’s Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell on Receiving a 2020 MassRecycle Award

Congratulations to Barnstable County’s Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell on Receiving a 2020 MassRecycle Award

By on November 2, 2020 in Recent News

Last week on October 29, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell was presented with a 2020 Recycling Award in the Municipal Category. MassRecycle presents this award to someone who has developed an outstanding municipal recycling program, displaying innovation and leadership. Mike Cicale, Transfer Station Foreman at Wellfleet DPW said, “All of the […]

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The Cape and Islands received $202,400 in Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) Funds

The Cape and Islands received $202,400 in Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) Funds

By on October 29, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

The Cape and Islands received $202,400 in Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) Funds. These funds can be used on an expansive list of approved spending for recycling programs.  An example of this is our one-day latex paint recycling take back day.  All 15-towns participated by paying into the program to fund it using their RDP funds.  […]

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Children’s Cove Warns of Local Surge in Online Exploitation

Children’s Cove Warns of Local Surge in Online Exploitation

By on October 28, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release – October 27, 2020 Cape Cod, MA – Children’s Cove, The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, is calling on parents and caregivers to be extra diligent in the prevention of online exploitation of children as they attend school remotely and spend more time online. The level of risk has dramatically increased […]

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The Dredge Report – Week of October 18, 2020

The Dredge Report – Week of October 18, 2020

By on October 26, 2020 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Much of the work this week was focused on the Dead Neck/Sampsons Island project in Cotuit. We are nearing the end of the project with an estimated 5 – 7 days remaining. To give you an example of what some of 40,000 Cubic Yards looks like, the picture below was taken on Friday showing the […]

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MGCC Announces COVID-19 Grants for Massachusetts Small Businesses

MGCC Announces COVID-19 Grants for Massachusetts Small Businesses

By on October 23, 2020 in Recent News

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has made $50.8 million in grants available to support small businesses, micro-enterprises, and their employees, families and communities. Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) will be administering these funds to businesses experiencing economic hardship and a loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds were appropriated through the Commonwealth’s Supplemental […]

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CDC expands definition of ‘close contacts’ of someone with Covid-19

CDC expands definition of ‘close contacts’ of someone with Covid-19

By on October 22, 2020 in Public Health Notices

October 22, 2020 – The CDC yesterday expanded its definition of a “close contact” of someone with Covid-19. The agency now defines this as someone who spent a cumulative 15 minutes or more within six feet of someone who was infectious over 24 hours, even if the time isn’t consecutive. Previously, the agency defined “close contact” as […]

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Notice of Public Meeting: Orleans Complete Streets 

Notice of Public Meeting: Orleans Complete Streets 

By on October 22, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.  Virtual Public Meeting: https://capecodcommission.org/transportation/join  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (October 22, 2020) – The Cape Cod Commission and the Town of Orleans will be holding a virtual public meeting on Thursday, November 5, 2020 to discuss the development of a Complete Streets Prioritization Plan for the town of Orleans.   Use this link to join the meeting: https://capecodcommission.org/transportation/join  A “complete street” provides accommodations for all users, including motorists, […]

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Dredge Project Updates | Week of October 11, 2020

Dredge Project Updates | Week of October 11, 2020

By on October 19, 2020 in Dredge Updates, Misc, Recent News

The work continues as the dredge crew worked on Columbus Day and throughout the week. A few windy days, a minor hydraulic hose that had to be repaired and all in all it was a very good week of dredge operations. The Cod Fish II was moved to Falmouth on Wednesday in preparation for the […]

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Attend Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative signature event “Net Zero 2020: Reimagine Rebuild Renew” set for Friday, October 23, from 8:30 to 3:30

Attend Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative signature event “Net Zero 2020: Reimagine Rebuild Renew” set for Friday, October 23, from 8:30 to 3:30

By on October 16, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative’s third annual and first virtual Net Zero conference to learn, get inspired and take action! This event will showcase economic programs, clean energy impacts, jobs, training, and entrepreneurial opportunities for growth and activism that will help kickstart a robust, just, and equitable economic recovery while moving the region toward a […]

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Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates Passes Resolution 20-06

Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates Passes Resolution 20-06

By on October 16, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (October 16, 2020) Media Contact: Janice O’Connell, Assembly of Delegates Clerk Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates 508-375-6761 joconnell@barnstablecounty.org Resolution 20-06 aims to provide easy access to guidelines for public participation in Assembly meetings Barnstable, MA – The Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates passed a resolution titled “Public Participation in Barnstable County Assembly […]

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