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Lenny Fontes: Making a Difference on the Cape & Islands

Lenny Fontes: Making a Difference on the Cape & Islands

By on July 25, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Meet Lenny Fontes, Associate Director of Children’s Cove.  Lenny has been at Children’s Cove since 2001, Barnstable County’s first Child Advocacy Center to work in partnership on Cape Cod to provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary response to child sexual abuse cases. Since 2013 Lenny has been in a supervisory role, leading the direct service team and […]

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Emergency shelter closed at Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School

Emergency shelter closed at Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School

By on July 25, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 04 – July Tornado July 25, 2019 For Immediate Release   Emergency shelter closed at Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School BARNSTABLE (MA) July 25, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning (BCREPC) Committee held a conference call at 10 a.m. on Thursday […]

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Power restoration efforts continue, estimate of global restoration time released, shelter to remain open

Power restoration efforts continue, estimate of global restoration time released, shelter to remain open

By on July 24, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

BCREPC Media Release  Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 03 – July Tornado July 24, 2019 For Immediate Release Power restoration efforts continue, an estimate of global restoration time released, emergency shelter to remain open BARNSTABLE (MA) July 24, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning (BCREPC) Committee held a conference call […]

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Barnstable County Fire Chiefs urge caution in generator use

Barnstable County Fire Chiefs urge caution in generator use

By on July 23, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 02 – July Tornado 2019 July 23, 2019 For Immediate Release County Fire Chiefs urge caution in generator use BARNSTABLE (MA) July 23, 2019 – With the widespread power outages affecting some parts of Cape Cod, many people are making use of generators to provide emergency power. […]

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BCREPC Media Release Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – July Tornado 2019

BCREPC Media Release Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – July Tornado 2019

BCREPC Media Release  Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – July Tornado 2019 July 23, 2019 For Immediate Release Barnstable County to open shelter at DY high school BARNSTABLE (MA) July 23, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) announced that the Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School emergency shelter […]

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Featured Program at Barnstable County: Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC)

Featured Program at Barnstable County: Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC)

By on July 23, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

MASSTC, a subdivision of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, began about 20 years ago supporting Health Departments across the Cape in meeting standards for wastewater treatment, but quickly developed into much more than that. Located 20 miles away from the County complex at the Joint Base, today their team of specialists are […]

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News from Human Services: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

News from Human Services: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

By on July 19, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently released the 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). The Cape & Islands CoC is Accepting New and Renewal Project Applications for: Permanent Housing-Permanent Supportive Housing (PH- PSH) Permanent Housing – Rapid Rehousing (PH- RRH) Joint Transitional Housing (TH […]

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Travel Report from Shannon Jarbeau on the “At What Point Managed Retreat” Meeting held in New York City, New York on June 21, 2019

Travel Report from Shannon Jarbeau on the “At What Point Managed Retreat” Meeting held in New York City, New York on June 21, 2019

By on July 17, 2019 in Recent News

At the Board of Regional Commissioners’ regular meeting today, Shannon Jarbeau, Floodplain Specialist and Community Rating System Coordinator at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and Woods Hole Sea Grant, gave an overview of her participation in the “At What Point Managed Retreat? Resilience Building in the Coastal Zone Conference, from June 19 – 21st in […]

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Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

On July 17, 2019, at 4:15 p.m., the Assembly of Delegates will hold a public hearing to solicit comments from the public and interested parties on suggested topics for consideration of a Charter Review.  Future meetings and open discussions by the Assembly of Delegates will take into consideration comments expressed by the public. Please see […]

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Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Entomologist Larry Dapsis is in the news again! Read this article from the Patriot Ledger in which he discusses his program and online educational series on tick-borne illness prevention.  Read the article HERE.

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