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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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Buy Fresh Local collaborates with local organizations and state agencies to host school tour promoting local food in school cafeterias

Buy Fresh Local collaborates with local organizations and state agencies to host school tour promoting local food in school cafeterias

This Thursday October 10th, Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod is proud to collaborate with Sandwich Public Schools, the Abbey Group, Ocean Spray, and various State agencies of Massachusetts, to host a tour at Forestdale School in highlighting efforts to connect student cafeteria programs with local Cape Cod and Massachusetts farms. The Tour highlights Sandwich […]

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Assembly of Delegates Charter Review Committee Invites Public Comment on Potential Proposal to Restructure Executive Branch of County Government

Assembly of Delegates Charter Review Committee Invites Public Comment on Potential Proposal to Restructure Executive Branch of County Government

Barnstable County – Cape Cod Regional Government Assembly of Delegates Charter Review Committee Invites Public Comment on Potential Proposal to Restructure Executive Branch of County Government BARNSTABLE, MA – The Cape Cod Regional Government, Barnstable County, Assembly of Delegates Charter Review Committee invites public comment on a potential proposal to restructure the Executive Branch of County […]

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Cape Media News reports on AmeriCorps Cape Cod Swearing-in

Cape Media News reports on AmeriCorps Cape Cod Swearing-in

Twenty-three new members of AmeriCorps Cape Cod were sworn in on the steps of the Superior Courthouse in Barnstable last week. For the last twenty years, the Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod has hosted volunteers from around the country who are all eager to learn more about the environment and ways to give back. Cape […]

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October 1st Deadline  for Barnstable County License Plate Grants

October 1st Deadline  for Barnstable County License Plate Grants

By on September 30, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

Micro grant applications and major grant pre-proposals due October 1st The Cape Cod Commission, on behalf of the Barnstable County Commissioners and the Barnstable County Economic Development Council (BCEDC), is pleased to announce the availability of funding through the Barnstable County License Plate Grant program. Proposals are being sought from local or regional governmental or […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services: Escape the Vape Campaign

Barnstable County Department of Human Services: Escape the Vape Campaign

Barnstable County Department of Human Services unveils “Escape the Vape” campaign Launches partnership with Monomoy Regional School District; online toolkit HARWICH, MA. (September 16, 2019) — The Barnstable County Department of Human Services My Choice Matters substance use prevention initiative aims to extinguish vaping among Cape Cod youth with the launch of a new “Escape […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Officially Welcomes Year 21 Members at Swearing-in Ceremony

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Officially Welcomes Year 21 Members at Swearing-in Ceremony

September 25, 2019 – Today 21 new AmeriCorps Cape Cod members took the pledge of service administered by AmeriCorps Cape Cod Program Coordinator Kayla Baier on the front steps of the Superior Courthouse at the Barnstable County Complex this morning.  The event was attended by many of the service partners that the AmeriCorps Cape Cod […]

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Today at Barnstable County: Learning about Climate Change and Municipal Liability in Massachusetts

Today at Barnstable County: Learning about Climate Change and Municipal Liability in Massachusetts

Tuesday, September 24th – Read Porter from the Rhode Island Sea Grant Legal Program presented today on climate change and municipal liability in Massachusetts at the Barnstable County Complex (East Wing Conference Room). His team has been preparing reviews of legal precedents, climate change, and municipal action in Massachusetts in partnership with Woods Hole Sea […]

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Department of Human Services Unveils Vaping Toolkit for Parents and Caregivers

Department of Human Services Unveils Vaping Toolkit for Parents and Caregivers

Let’s clear the air about vaping. Parents, caregivers, and youth-serving organizations play a vital role in delaying and preventing youth using e-cigarettes and vapes. The resources provided here offer education and ways to address the issue. DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 5 youth report current e-cigarettes. Barnstable County Department of Human Services made this resource […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Announces Swearing-in Ceremony for Year 21 Members

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Announces Swearing-in Ceremony for Year 21 Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2019 Media Contact: Joanne Harrington, ACC Program Coordinator Email: joanne.harrington@barnstablecounty.org Phone: 508-375-6905 AmeriCorps Cape Cod Announces Swearing-in Ceremony for Year 21 Members BARNSTABLE, MA –Twenty-one new members of AmeriCorps Cape Cod will be sworn in on the front steps of the Superior Courthouse at the Barnstable County Complex on Wednesday, […]

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