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Resource Development Officers Reach Out to Cape Towns

Resource Development Officers Reach Out to Cape Towns

Housed in the old Sheriff’s building at the Barnstable County complex, the team of four Resource Development Officers are continually keeping tabs on available grants from state and federal sources for Barnstable County’s departments. Depending on a department’s need, they develop, write, offer technical assistance and manage grants. Outreach to Towns Last Friday, Resource Development Officers hit the road […]

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DECEMBER 5&6: 5th Annual Cape Coastal Conference

DECEMBER 5&6: 5th Annual Cape Coastal Conference

The 5th Annual Cape Coastal is scheduled for December 5 and 6 at the Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, 35 Scudder Avenue. Hosted and coordinated by the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the two-day conference groups sessions under three resiliency-focused themes: Prepare, Adapt and Restore The Cape Cod Commission is once again a […]

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Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) is Growing on Cape Cod & the Islands

Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) is Growing on Cape Cod & the Islands

Barnstable County Announces 174% Increase in Total Funding to Cape & Islands Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Participants in 2017 BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – The Cape and Islands have been awarded more than $700,000 in Round 1 and Round 2 of MassDEP’s 2017 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grant funding program, a 174% overall […]

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Application Deadlines Extended for BSU Internships to 11/13

Application Deadlines Extended for BSU Internships to 11/13

Barnstable County’s ‘On Roads to Opportunity Internship Program has extended the deadline for submitting applications to November 13, 2017. Some of the departments that currently offer internships at Barnstable County  are: Children’s Cove Commissioners’ Office Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Human Resources Human Services Health and Environment Human Rights Commission Information Technology Resource Development Office We […]

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2nd Annual Parent Summit

2nd Annual Parent Summit

  2nd Annual Parent Summit “Building Parent Muscle” On Sunday November 5, 2017 we  are hosting the second annual My Choice Matters Parent Summit: Building Parent Muscle.  Registration is still open at http://www.mychoicematters.net/.  Please forward this invitation to your networks, friends, and neighbors.  Why:       Being a parent is hard work!  My Choice Matters: Building Parent […]

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Children’s Cove Marks 20 Years Providing Hope and Healing

Children’s Cove Marks 20 Years Providing Hope and Healing

Barnstable, MA – This year, Children’s Cove, a department of Barnstable County, marked 20 years of providing coordinated and comprehensive multidisciplinary services to child victims of sexual and physical abuse, child witnesses to domestic violence, and child victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking. Since 1997, thousands of Cape and Islands children have walked through the doors […]

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Free Workshop for Artists & Hobbyists

Free Workshop for Artists & Hobbyists

By on October 23, 2017 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

Attend this FREE workshop and learn how you can help protect you, your environment, families and first responders, and pets safe from hazardous materials used in the arts.

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Welcoming New Members | AmeriCorps Cape Cod

Welcoming New Members | AmeriCorps Cape Cod

By on September 26, 2017 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

Barnstable County is proud to announce the 19th year of AmeriCorps Cape Cod.  National service is an important American value which solves local problems, unites communities and creates a generation of leaders. For nearly two decades, AmeriCorps Cape Cod members have served our communities. Thirty-two new members, who come from all over the United States, will spend […]

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The Connection Between Household Chemicals, Water Quality and Shellfish

The Connection Between Household Chemicals, Water Quality and Shellfish

By on September 1, 2017 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

Kalliope Erin Chute will be talking about the connection between household chemicals/pharmaceuticals, water quality, shellfish, and what actions and behaviors people can adopt to protect their local water at the Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing (BARS) September 2017 Meeting.  Please join her for this important discussion. Since 2004 Kalliope has served Barnstable County. She is the […]

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Barnstable County Survey Results

Barnstable County Survey Results

By on August 28, 2017 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

  The County of Barnstable conducted an informal survey from June 22, 2017 to August 17, 2017 to determine each town’s familiarity and use of our County services. This survey also helped us recognize your interest in emerging or potential services that the County could offer. If you have any questions regarding the survey results format, […]

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