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BCREPC Media Release: Restoration underway in Barnstable County as storm exits

BCREPC Media Release: Restoration underway in Barnstable County as storm exits

Media Release 02 – October wind event BCREPC Media Release  Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee October 17, 2019 For Immediate Release Restoration underway in Barnstable County as storm exits   The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) is in operation. No Regional Emergency Shelter System activation is planned at this time.   BARNSTABLE (MA) October […]

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BCREPC Media Release: Barnstable County takes stock in wake of wind event 

BCREPC Media Release: Barnstable County takes stock in wake of wind event 

Media Release 01 – October wind event October 17, 2019 For Immediate Release Barnstable County takes stock in wake of wind event The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) was activated at 7:30 a.m. Thursday. No Regional Emergency Shelter System activation is planned at this time. BARNSTABLE (MA) October 17, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional […]

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Assembly of Delegates requests local meeting with Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Holtec Decommissioning International

By on October 17, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News
Assembly of Delegates requests local meeting with Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Holtec Decommissioning International

October 17, 2019 – Concerns and questions surrounding the license transfer process for the decommissioning of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth, Massachusetts has prompted the Assembly of Delegates to ask for a meeting with a representative from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Holtec Decommissioning International. The Assembly has concerns regarding the aggressive time […]

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Community Climate Meetings: Cape Cod Commission Initiates Community Process on Climate

By on October 17, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News
Community Climate Meetings: Cape Cod Commission Initiates Community Process on Climate

The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to announce a series of facilitated sub-regional community meetings scheduled for October 2019 to solicit input on planning priorities, concerns, and barriers to moving climate adaptation and mitigation actions forward throughout the region. This community-focused, information-based discussion will inform a strategic framework and collaborative approach to address the region’s […]

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Barnstable Superior Courthouse building and the Probate and Deeds buildings closed today

By on October 17, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News
Barnstable Superior Courthouse building and the Probate and Deeds buildings closed today

Due to storm-related power outages, the Barnstable Superior Courthouse building and the Probate and Deeds buildings at the Barnstable County complex will be closed today, Thursday, October 17, 2019. All other buildings at the county currently have power and will remain open for business.

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Barnstable County HOME Program – Housing Needs Survey

By on October 17, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News
Barnstable County HOME Program – Housing Needs Survey

The Barnstable County HOME Consortium is updating its Five-Year Consolidated Plan We want to hear from you!  This survey’s purpose is to help us understand Barnstable County’s affordable housing and community development needs, so the County can make accurate investment decisions based on this information and collected data.  Your input really matters to us, and […]

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Outer Cape Shark Mitigation Alternatives Analysis

By on October 16, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News
Outer Cape Shark Mitigation Alternatives Analysis

To help support public officials, this study was commissioned as a joint stakeholder effort to compile information and perform an independent technical review of various shark mitigation alternatives.  The intent is to provide a consolidated resources where information can be obtained by stakeholders to review when considering alternatives. The Woods Hole Group, a CLS company, […]

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Children’s Cove hosts 18th Annual Champions for Children Conference

Children’s Cove hosts 18th Annual Champions for Children Conference

Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigative reporter Sacha Pfeiffer will be keynote HYANNIS, Ma. – Sacha Pfeiffer, a reporter on the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigative team that first uncovered clergy sex abuse in the Catholic Church and was the inspiration for the film “Spotlight,” will be the keynote speaker for 18th Annual Champion for Children […]

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In the News: ‘New Human Rights Advisory Commission, With New Coordinator, Hits The Ground Running’

By on October 9, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News
In the News: ‘New Human Rights Advisory Commission, With New Coordinator, Hits The Ground Running’

The following article appeared in the Sandwich Enterprise on October 3, 2019 and is shared here with permission. New Human Rights Advisory Commission, With New Coordinator, Hits The Ground Running By KAREN B. HUNTER Oct 3, 2019 In June of this year, Barnstable County passed an ordinance that created the new Human Rights Advisory Commission, […]

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SHINE Program: Offering Community Presentations to Explain Medicare

SHINE Program: Offering Community Presentations to Explain Medicare

SHINE Program : Medicare Open Enrollment Presentations Medicare’s Part C (Medicare Advantage) and Part D (Medicare Prescription) Open Enrollment Period begins on October 15th and ends December 7th for 2020 plan choices. The Cape and Islands Regional SHINE(Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program is offering community presentations to explain Medicare coverage options, plus […]

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