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Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

By on January 18, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

On Monday, January 21, 2019, we honor Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who inspired many with his words of wisdom and life, a man who helped to change the mindset of generations with his challenge to live free. All Barnstable County offices are closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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Please Take the Barnstable County Healthy Aging Project Community Survey

Please Take the Barnstable County Healthy Aging Project Community Survey

The Barnstable County’s Healthy Aging-Cape Cod project, in conjunction with each town’s Council on Aging, is conducting an assessment to learn about peoples’ plans and needs as they age. As part of the assessment, a Healthy Aging Community Survey of all residents of Barnstable County will begin on January 7, 2019 and end on March […]

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Welcoming the Sixteenth Session of the Assembly of Delegates

Welcoming the Sixteenth Session of the Assembly of Delegates

By on January 3, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

The sixteenth session of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates convened for the first time on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 when members were sworn in.  

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Swearing in Ceremony for Newly Elected County Officials

Swearing in Ceremony for Newly Elected County Officials

By on January 2, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 – During the first regular County Commissioners’ meeting of 2019, newly elected County officials were sworn in at Barnstable County. Ronald Bergstrom, formerly a member of the Assembly of Delegates representing Chatham since 2007,  was sworn in as the newest Regional County Commissioner.  There was also a unanimous vote to appoint Mr. Bergstrom as Chairman. The […]

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Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations

Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2018 Contact: Kayla Burgess AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member (508) 375-6847 kayla.burgess@barnstablecounty.org Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations Barnstable, MA– AmeriCorps Cape Cod and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension are organizing a holiday lights recycling drive in partnership with the town transfer stations. The Bourne, Sandwich, Mashpee, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Brewster, […]

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“A Day On, Not a Day Off” Service Project in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Hosted by AmeriCorps Cape Cod

“A Day On, Not a Day Off” Service Project in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Hosted by AmeriCorps Cape Cod

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 19, 2018 | MEDIA CONTACT: Ashley Gardner | 508-470-3658 | ashley.gardner@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable, MA – AmeriCorps Cape Cod is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 21st from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School cafeteria located at 210 Station Avenue in […]

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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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Mercury in the Water |  A Talk with Barnstable County

Mercury in the Water | A Talk with Barnstable County

By on September 19, 2018 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

Please join us for a community discussion on the danger of mercury exposure, the effects mercury can have on our water, and the preventative measures we can all take to protect our health and environment from the element. WHEN: Wednesday, October 3, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | RSVP-Free WHERE: Barnstable Senior Center, Hyannis Presenter: […]

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NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

Kalliope Chute, the Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, was recognized for the impact she is making across Barnstable County last week at the NAHMMA National Conference (North American Hazardous Materials Management Association) in Portland, Maine. Kalliope’s role at Barnstable County is to help protect Cape Cod’s unique drinking water source, […]

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