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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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Cape Cod Substance Use Resource Guide

Cape Cod Substance Use Resource Guide

By on January 16, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services created a Cape Cod Substance Use Resource Guide to help you find services in our region. It is accessible at https://www.mychoicematters.net/find-help/resources Request print copies of this guide at humanservices@barnstablecounty.org

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Read the Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod January 2020 Newsletter

Read the Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod January 2020 Newsletter

By on January 15, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

Welcome 2020 with some winter events and a meet a new addition to the Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod family. Details are in their January newsletter! Learn more about this great program at Barnstable County.

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Preparing for the January 2020 Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time Count

Preparing for the January 2020 Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time Count

The 2020 Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time count will start on the evening of Tuesday, January 28th and continue for 24 hours into Wednesday, January 29th. A training session for all volunteers will be as follows: WHEN: Thursday, January 23rd from 2:30PM to 4:00PM WHERE: Harborview Conference Room at the Barnstable County Complex, 3195 Main Street, […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 20th

AmeriCorps Cape Cod is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 20th

By on January 10, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 20th at Dennis-Yarmouth High School from 9AM-12PM.  This year’s day of service is for anyone looking for an opportunity to impact Cape Cod youth. We will be collecting and organizing arts and crafts supplies for the Nauset Youth Alliance […]

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