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BCREPC Media Release Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – July Tornado 2019

BCREPC Media Release Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – July Tornado 2019

BCREPC Media Release  Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – July Tornado 2019 July 23, 2019 For Immediate Release Barnstable County to open shelter at DY high school BARNSTABLE (MA) July 23, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) announced that the Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School emergency shelter […]

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Featured Program at Barnstable County: Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC)

Featured Program at Barnstable County: Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC)

By on July 23, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

MASSTC, a subdivision of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, began about 20 years ago supporting Health Departments across the Cape in meeting standards for wastewater treatment, but quickly developed into much more than that. Located 20 miles away from the County complex at the Joint Base, today their team of specialists are […]

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News from Human Services: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

News from Human Services: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

By on July 19, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently released the 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). The Cape & Islands CoC is Accepting New and Renewal Project Applications for: Permanent Housing-Permanent Supportive Housing (PH- PSH) Permanent Housing – Rapid Rehousing (PH- RRH) Joint Transitional Housing (TH […]

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Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Entomologist Larry Dapsis is in the news again! Read this article from the Patriot Ledger in which he discusses his program and online educational series on tick-borne illness prevention.  Read the article HERE.

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A Discussion with Cape Cod Extension’s Kari Parcell & WCAI

A Discussion with Cape Cod Extension’s Kari Parcell & WCAI

By on July 10, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

Did you know that nearly 300 million tons of plastic is produced each year, half for items that are intended to be used once? Check out this discussion with our own Cape Cod Cooperative Extension waste reduction extraordinaire, Kari Parcel, and WCAI-FM on ways to reduce our consumption of single use plastics in our homes and communities! […]

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Register for the OneCapeSummit 2019

Register for the OneCapeSummit 2019

OneCape Summit registration closes on July 19th. This event (July 29-30) provides an opportunity for region-wide conversations on Cape Cod’s environment and economy. We’ll explore the natural, built, and community systems of #CapeCod and how we can become a more resilient region. Register at http://onecape.capecodcommission.org/

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Wrapping Up AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 20

Wrapping Up AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 20

In less than a month we will be saying goodbye to Year ’20s 21 members. Come join us in celebrating all of their achievements on Thursday, July 25th at 10:00 am in the Tilden Art Center at Cape Cod Community College for the AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member Graduation. Please RSVP via email to americorps@barnstablecounty.org

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Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use

Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use

Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use – Initiative to initially target businesses in the trade, service and construction sector BARNSTABLE, Ma. (June 17, 2019) – The Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council has unveiled a new online ‘Employer Toolkit’ to help Cape businesses combat substance use disorders in the workforce. Vaira […]

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Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week | June 23 – 29, 2019

Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week | June 23 – 29, 2019

Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week  June 23 – 29, 2019. Cape Codders! The Barnstable County Commissioners have declared this week of June as Smart Transportation Week. Join us tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – Commuter Rally held here at the County Complex (behind the Cape Cod Commission) from 12 noon to 1:00 P.M. Come stop […]

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Are We Prepared for the Next Big Storm?

Are We Prepared for the Next Big Storm?

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 – Today in the Harbor View conference room, the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension presented: Are We Prepared for the Next Big Storm? Regional Efforts and Lessons from Puerto Rico. The Harbor View conference room at Barnstable County was full of coastal managers, environmental […]

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