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Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Announces Limited Availability for Walk-ins at COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Due to High Demand

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Announces Limited Availability for Walk-ins at COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Due to High Demand

By on December 1, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

MEDIA ALERT Information from: Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment   December 1, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment has announced that its next two COVID-19 vaccine clinics, scheduled to take place on Thursday, December 2nd and Thursday, December 9th are now FULL. While Barnstable County typically welcomes same-day onsite […]

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Registration is Now Open for Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast 

Registration is Now Open for Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast 

By on November 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Information from: Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission              Theme for 2021 Human Rights Awards Breakfast Honors Wampanoag Nation   (Barnstable, MA – November 22, 2021) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) will be holding its Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast virtually on Friday, December 10, 2021, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am.  The public is […]

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Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands 

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands 

By on November 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Information from Cape Cod Cooperative Extension  November 22, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that 18 towns on Cape Cod and Islands have been awarded a total of $207,350 through the MassDEP’s 2021 Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) under the Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP). The RDP recognizes municipalities that have implemented policies and […]

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Cape Cod Commission partners with towns to host virtual workshops on low-lying roads 

Cape Cod Commission partners with towns to host virtual workshops on low-lying roads 

By on November 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Attendees will identify vulnerable roadways and help craft climate-resilient solutions  For Immediate Release (November 19, 2021) – A series of virtual workshops for citizens interested in identifying roadways vulnerable to storm surge and sea level rise will take place over the next few weeks.  Cape Cod Commission staff are working with the Towns of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Dennis, Eastham, Orleans, […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Seeks Nominations for Human Rights Awards  

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Seeks Nominations for Human Rights Awards  

By on November 15, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from:  Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission      Theme for 2021 Human Rights Awards Breakfast Honors Wampanoag Nation   November 15, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) will be holding its Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast virtually on Friday, December 10, 2021, from 8:30 am to […]

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Cape Cod Commission and Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Launch Fourth Survey of COVID-19 Business Impacts 

Cape Cod Commission and Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Launch Fourth Survey of COVID-19 Business Impacts 

By on November 4, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Survey seeks to further understand the impacts of COVID-19 on Cape Cod’s business community   For Immediate Release (November 3, 2021) – Continuing an economic impact discovery effort that began in the spring of 2020 following the onset of pandemic-related restrictions, the Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce have issued a fourth […]

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Cape Cod Commission seeking applicants for Climate Ambassador Program 

Cape Cod Commission seeking applicants for Climate Ambassador Program 

By on November 4, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Seeking students to work together to combat the impacts of climate change    For Immediate Release (November 3, 2021) – The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to invite Cape and Islands students in grades 9-12 to apply for the Climate Ambassador Program, an initiative to educate, engage and empower young people on Cape Cod to work together to combat the impacts of climate […]

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Children’s Cove 19th Annual Champions for Children Conference was Virtual Success 

Children’s Cove 19th Annual Champions for Children Conference was Virtual Success 

By on November 3, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from: Stacy Gallagher, Director  Children’s Cove     The innovative multidisciplinary virtual conference had a record number of attendees   (Barnstable, MA) – November 2, 2021, Children’s Cove, the Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, hosted its 19th Annual Champions for Children Conference in a virtual setting on October 21, 2021, which allowed a record […]

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Barnstable County Names Mandi Speakman Deputy Director of Department of Human Services   

Barnstable County Names Mandi Speakman Deputy Director of Department of Human Services   

By on November 1, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from: Barnstable County Department of Human Services Position will help advance initiatives in behavioral health, aging, and homelessness  November 1, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Department of Human Services is pleased to announce the hire of Mandi Speakman as Deputy Director/Senior Project Manager. Ms. Speakman will work to help advance the Department’s County-wide initiatives, focusing particular […]

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BCREPC Continues to Address Community Needs as Power Restoration and Cleanup Efforts Progress

BCREPC Continues to Address Community Needs as Power Restoration and Cleanup Efforts Progress

By on October 30, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

October 30, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and other regional partners, continues coordination efforts to ensure needs are met in all 15 towns following this past week’s nor’easter. CURRENT AND PROJECTED WEATHER  No new weather advisories, […]

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