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Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Offers ‘Buried Treasures Self-Help Workshops’

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Offers ‘Buried Treasures Self-Help Workshops’

Have belongings taken over your house, life and social calendar? Please join us at one of our Buried Treasures self-help workshops. These action-oriented self-help support groups are approximately 14 sessions and are based on the book Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding by David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee. All […]

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Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Declares August Seal-and-Shark Awareness Month

Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Declares August Seal-and-Shark Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2019 Media Contact: Sonja Sheasley, Barnstable County Communications Coordinator Email: Sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Declares August Seal-and-Shark Awareness Month BARNSTABLE, MA – The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners voted today to make the month of August Seal and Shark Awareness Month on Cape Cod. Wellfleet concerned […]

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Six Participating Cape Homeowners to Install On-Site Septic System Phosphorus-Removal Technology in Efficacy Test

Six Participating Cape Homeowners to Install On-Site Septic System Phosphorus-Removal Technology in Efficacy Test

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2019 Media Contact: Emily Michele Olmsted Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment | Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center Email: emilymichele.olmsted@barnstablecounty.org Phone: 508-375-6901 Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment has received a grant from the EPA/MEP to test efficacy of on-site septic systems for phosphorous removal BARNSTABLE, MA […]

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MEMA Created Cape Cod Tornado Webpage

MEMA Created Cape Cod Tornado Webpage

By on July 26, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has created a new “Cape Cod Tornado” webpage with information specific to the recent tornado event.  MEMA will be updating the content as the recovery continues. Visit https://www.mass.gov/info-details/cape-cod-tornado    

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Power Restoration to be handled by state

Power Restoration to be handled by state

By on July 26, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 05 – July Tornado July 25, 2019 For Immediate Release   Restoration to be handled by state   BARNSTABLE (MA) July 25, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning (BCREPC) Committee held its final conference call at 4 p.m. on Thursday regarding […]

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Emergency shelter closed at Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School

Emergency shelter closed at Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School

By on July 25, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 04 – July Tornado July 25, 2019 For Immediate Release   Emergency shelter closed at Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School BARNSTABLE (MA) July 25, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning (BCREPC) Committee held a conference call at 10 a.m. on Thursday […]

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Power restoration efforts continue, estimate of global restoration time released, shelter to remain open

Power restoration efforts continue, estimate of global restoration time released, shelter to remain open

By on July 24, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

BCREPC Media Release  Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 03 – July Tornado July 24, 2019 For Immediate Release Power restoration efforts continue, an estimate of global restoration time released, emergency shelter to remain open BARNSTABLE (MA) July 24, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning (BCREPC) Committee held a conference call […]

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Barnstable County Fire Chiefs urge caution in generator use

Barnstable County Fire Chiefs urge caution in generator use

By on July 23, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 02 – July Tornado 2019 July 23, 2019 For Immediate Release County Fire Chiefs urge caution in generator use BARNSTABLE (MA) July 23, 2019 – With the widespread power outages affecting some parts of Cape Cod, many people are making use of generators to provide emergency power. […]

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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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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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