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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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Barnstable County Regional Network on Homelessness Offers Info Sessions on CHAMP

Barnstable County Regional Network on Homelessness Offers Info Sessions on CHAMP

By on May 8, 2019 in Recent News

Please join the Barnstable County Regional Network on Homelessness for one of three opportunities to learn about CHAMP, the state’s new online application for Public Housing.  Understand how CHAMP (Common Housing Application for Massachusetts Public-Housing) works both from a client’s and a Housing Authority’s perspective; Learn the process and timeframes for housing selection, and find out, What’s new […]

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Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Week  May 11-19, 2019

Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Week May 11-19, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 8, 2019 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY www.capecodcommission.org/initiatives/bikeped Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Week May 11-19, 2019 Local Events Planned The Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will join regional and state-wide efforts to promote bicycling as an alternative to driving motor […]

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Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council to Host 3rd Annual Parent Summit on Substance Use

Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council to Host 3rd Annual Parent Summit on Substance Use

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council to Host 3rd Annual Parent Summit on Substance Use Spotlight on vaping and how anxiety and depression play key role in substance use BARNSTABLE, MA. (April 29, 2019) – The Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council will host its 3rd Annual Parent Summit to provide parents […]

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For Immediate Release: Planning for A Resilient Cape Cod Economy Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Public Comment Period Open

For Immediate Release: Planning for A Resilient Cape Cod Economy Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Public Comment Period Open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 26, 2019 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contacts: Kristy Senatori, Executive Director ksenatori@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Leslie Richardson, Chief Economic Development Officer lrichardson@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Planning for A Resilient Cape Cod Economy Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Public Comment Period Open The Barnstable County Economic Development Council (BCEDC) […]

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For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization Released (3) Documents for Public Review

For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization Released (3) Documents for Public Review

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 24, 2019 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contact: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager | stupper@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Public Comment Period Open for Regional Transportation Documents – Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released three (3) documents for a 21-day […]

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For Immediate Release: Announcing the 2019 Massachusetts Youth Count Survey for the Cape and Islands

For Immediate Release: Announcing the 2019 Massachusetts Youth Count Survey for the Cape and Islands

Barnstable County, MA – April 22, 2019 – The Homeless Prevention Council is pleased to announce that it is conducting the 2019 Massachusetts Youth Count Survey for the Cape and Islands. This annual effort is a project of the Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness. The Youth Count 2019 runs through May 12th, 2019. […]

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