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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission Barnstable County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission Barnstable County

Media Contacts: Kristy Senatori, Executive Director ksenatori@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Christopher Dwelley, Assistant Town Administrator cdwelley@yarmouth.ma.us | 508-398-2231 x.1270 Yarmouth moves forward with new reporting tool | Commission-funded pilot program adds depth to tracking effort The Town of Yarmouth has a new application intended to optimize the management and communication of its strategic plan. The application, […]

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Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

December 13, 2018 – Approximately 60 people attended the Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness workshop yesterday hosted by the Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. The purpose for the workshop was to arm residents and businesses on Cape Cod with the information needed to understand climate change, its impacts to coastal flooding and our […]

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WET Festival Success!

WET Festival Success!

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod hosted a water festival on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Bourne High School attended by Peebles and Bournedale Elementary Schools. The festival, called WET Fest, taught 154 fourth grade students about protecting Cape Cod’s source of drinking water. AmeriCorps Cape Cod members facilitated many hands-on activities […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Hosts Human Rights Day Event

Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Hosts Human Rights Day Event

By on December 12, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

On Monday, December 10, 2018 the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission hosted a gathering at the Hyannis Golf Course to celebrate International Human Rights Day.  The event also honored those in our community who work diligently to support human rights for all. HRC presented the Rosenthal Community Champion Award to Dan Wolf.  This award is given to those […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Receives $68,500 Grant from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Receives $68,500 Grant from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 11, 2018 Contact: Rebecca Yavner Westgate Buy Fresh Buy Local Coordinator (508) 375-6882 ryavner@barnstablecounty.org Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Receives $68,500 Grant from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Barnstable, MA- Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod (BFBLCC) program is pleased to announce that it has […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 11, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission | Barnstable County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 11, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission | Barnstable County

Media Contact: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager stupper@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Public Meetings Scheduled for Route 6 Safety and Shoulder Design Notice of Public Listening Sessions and Comment Period The Cape Cod Commission will be holding two public meetings to discuss safety benefits and potential impact of adding paved shoulders and extending acceleration and deceleration lanes. We […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids

Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids November 15, 2018 –  Barnstable County Department of Human Services has recently been awarded three new grants to support county wide efforts to address the opioid epidemic. Massachusetts Department of Public Health $20,000 for Bulk Narcan Purchase In response to Cape Cod’s high incidence of […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness Workshop to be Hosted by the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness Workshop to be Hosted by the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 19, 2018 | Media Contact: Kalliope Chute | Phone: 508-375-6699 | Email: kalliope@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable, MA – Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness Workshop Many businesses, such as hospitals, boatyards, painters, landscapers, and hotels, use chemicals in their day-to-day operations. Many businesses are not aware of free and anonymous programs offered by […]

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EPA Awards Massachusetts Alternative Septic Test Center $96,604 to Help Reduce Phosphorous Pollution on Cape Cod

EPA Awards Massachusetts Alternative Septic Test Center $96,604 to Help Reduce Phosphorous Pollution on Cape Cod

By on November 7, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

As towns have struggled with the necessity to stem the flow of human-produced nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorous into our shared groundwater, ponds, bays, and estuaries, the team at Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC),  a division of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, is consistently working to develop innovative solutions. Recently the Baker-Polito […]

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Federal Funds Further Strengthen Children’s Cove

Federal Funds Further Strengthen Children’s Cove

By on October 29, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Children’s Cove: The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, received additional grant funding that strengthens its capacity to meet the increasing needs of victims of child sexual abuse, physical abuse, witness to domestic violence and commercial sexual exploitation (human trafficking). Federal funds from the Department of Justice: Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), awarded through the […]

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