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The Cape and Islands received $202,400 in Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) Funds

The Cape and Islands received $202,400 in Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) Funds

By on October 29, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

The Cape and Islands received $202,400 in Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) Funds. These funds can be used on an expansive list of approved spending for recycling programs.  An example of this is our one-day latex paint recycling take back day.  All 15-towns participated by paying into the program to fund it using their RDP funds.  […]

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Children’s Cove Warns of Local Surge in Online Exploitation

Children’s Cove Warns of Local Surge in Online Exploitation

By on October 28, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release – October 27, 2020 Cape Cod, MA – Children’s Cove, The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, is calling on parents and caregivers to be extra diligent in the prevention of online exploitation of children as they attend school remotely and spend more time online. The level of risk has dramatically increased […]

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Notice of Public Meeting: Orleans Complete Streets 

Notice of Public Meeting: Orleans Complete Streets 

By on October 22, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.  Virtual Public Meeting: https://capecodcommission.org/transportation/join  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (October 22, 2020) – The Cape Cod Commission and the Town of Orleans will be holding a virtual public meeting on Thursday, November 5, 2020 to discuss the development of a Complete Streets Prioritization Plan for the town of Orleans.   Use this link to join the meeting: https://capecodcommission.org/transportation/join  A “complete street” provides accommodations for all users, including motorists, […]

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Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates Passes Resolution 20-06

By on October 16, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (October 16, 2020) Media Contact: Janice O’Connell, Assembly of Delegates Clerk Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates 508-375-6761 joconnell@barnstablecounty.org Resolution 20-06 aims to provide easy access to guidelines for public participation in Assembly meetings Barnstable, MA – The Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates passed a resolution titled “Public Participation in Barnstable County Assembly […]

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Barnstable County Installs Five Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Adds Two Electric Vehicles to its Fleet

Barnstable County Installs Five Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Adds Two Electric Vehicles to its Fleet

By on October 5, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release  October 5, 2020 – Barnstable, MA: Barnstable County received a total of $27,208.40 in three separate state grants that will pay toward the lease of two electric vehicles (EVs) and installation of multiple EV charging stations, making the County the newest EV charging station host on Cape Cod. On Thursday, Oct. 1, five […]

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Cape Cod Businesses Navigate a Challenging Summer Season

Cape Cod Businesses Navigate a Challenging Summer Season

By on October 1, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Second economic impact survey data reveals decline in customers and cash, businesses employ creative strategies to continue operating FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (October 1, 2020) — Results from a second economic impact survey issued to local business owners by the Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce suggest continued impacts to our business […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Seeks New Members

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Seeks New Members

By on September 23, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2020 – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCHRAC) seeks candidates to fill vacancies beginning January 1, 2021. The (9) member volunteer BC-HRAC was recently re-structured under Barnstable County Ordinance 19-10 to promote equality and human rights throughout the County. Responsibilities include attending monthly HRAC meetings, participating in ad hoc board committees, and assisting the Human Rights […]

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Sunday, September 27 is Barnstable County Independence Day

Sunday, September 27 is Barnstable County Independence Day

By on September 23, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release Remembering Barnstable County Independence Day on September 27 BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA | September 23, 2020 – The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners would like to remind residents that Barnstable County Independence Day is recognized on September 27. While no events are planned this year, the Commissioners extend the invitation to residents to […]

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Barnstable County Dredging Program Begins 25th Season

Barnstable County Dredging Program Begins 25th Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BARNSTABLE, MA—September 21, 2020— The Barnstable County Dredge season officially begins its 25th season today, continuing in its mission to improve the recreational, environmental and economic value of our changing coastline and estuaries while achieving cost savings for municipalities on Cape Cod. The program experienced impediments over the past three years to its […]

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Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Month 

Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Month 

By on September 16, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Annual celebration of cycling moves from May to September  For Immediate Release (September 16, 2020) BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA — The Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will join regional and state-wide efforts to celebrate bicycling as an alternative to driving motor vehicles during Bay State Bike Month in September. Typically held […]

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