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Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Children’s Cove | The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center Contact: Stacy Gallagher, Children’s Cove 508-375-0410 • sgallagher@childrenscove.org January 27th, 2020 Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force Cape Teens Volunteer to Raise Awareness of Child Sexual Abuse Cape Cod, MA – Children’s Cove, The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, is pleased […]

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Deputy Director of Barnstable County Health & Environment Appointed to Serve on LRPHAC

Deputy Director of Barnstable County Health & Environment Appointed to Serve on LRPHAC

By on January 27, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

Congratulations to Erika Woods, Senior Environmental Specialist and Deputy Director of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment. Erika was recently appointed to serve on the Massachusetts Local and Regional Public Health Advisory Committee for a 2-year term. The Massachusetts Local and Regional Public Health Advisory Committee (LRPHAC) serves in an advisory capacity to […]

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Master Gardener Scholarships & Children’s Garden 2020

Master Gardener Scholarships & Children’s Garden 2020

  MASTER GARDENER SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED FOR 2020 The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is pleased to announce that it will be offering four $2500.00 scholarships to four deserving students residing in Barnstable County. Individuals applying for this scholarship must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture, horticulture or a related natural resource […]

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Help Cape Cod Get a Complete Count in 2020

Help Cape Cod Get a Complete Count in 2020

Help us make sure all Barnstable County residents are counted in the 2020 Census! Data is used in many ways, including determining the distribution of over $674 billion annually in federal funds back to tribal, state, local governments;  redistricting of state legislative districts; forecasting future transportation needs for all segments of the population; and determining […]

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Barnstable County Environmental Specialist at MASSTC is Named Sanitarian of the Year 2019

Barnstable County Environmental Specialist at MASSTC is Named Sanitarian of the Year 2019

By on January 22, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

George Heufelder, Environmental Specialist at the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, a division of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, was awarded the “Sanitarian of Year”, Robert C. Periello Memorial Award at the annual Massachusetts Health Association Meeting in December, 2019. An outstanding Sanitarian from each state is selected annually by the […]

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Wet Fest Kids Adds Beach Clean-Up to the Program

Wet Fest Kids Adds Beach Clean-Up to the Program

By on January 22, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

What do YOU think is the most common type of trash found on the beach? Our Cape Cod students will soon find out through our new interactive activity, Beach Clean-Up, that has been added to our Wet Fest kids program! Wet Fest is a collaboration between Love Your Local Water It’s a Cape Cod Thing. and AmeriCorps […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of MLK Day with Cape Cod Youth

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of MLK Day with Cape Cod Youth

By on January 22, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod celebrated the 25th anniversary of MLK day by hosting an arts and crafts drive benefiting after school programs at the Nauset Youth Alliance and The Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod. ACC member, Katie McGovern, took the lead planning and organizing the event with the intention to give back to Cape […]

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The Barnstable County Marine Team Presents at Key Events for Aquaculture and Fisheries Communities

The Barnstable County Marine Team Presents at Key Events for Aquaculture and Fisheries Communities

By on January 17, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

This past week, the Marine Team at Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension presented at these key events for the aquaculture and fisheries communities. Josh Reitsma, Fisheries & Aquaculture Specialist with Woods Hole Sea Grant and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, presented, “Exploring Value in Potential New Products for The Shellfish Aquaculture in Massachusetts” at the 40th annual Milford […]

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MASSTC: Featured in CapeCodToday.com

MASSTC: Featured in CapeCodToday.com

By on January 17, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

Read County Connections, a new monthly column on CapeCodToday.com illustrating how Barnstable County supports our region through its numerous and multifaceted initiatives. This month we look at the innovative work being done at Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center.    

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Barnstable County HOME Consortium Collaborates with Local Partners to Fund ‘Residences at Yarmouth Gardens’

Barnstable County HOME Consortium Collaborates with Local Partners to Fund ‘Residences at Yarmouth Gardens’

By on January 17, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County HOME Consortium,  is proud to collaborate with our state and local municipal partners in providing funding assistance to affordable housing developments in our Cape communities.  Recently the HOME Consortium awarded a conditional commitment of $150,000 to he Residences at Yarmouth Gardens, Yarmouth. The Residences at Yarmouth Gardens is the redevelopment of an […]

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