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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Winner of Malcolm McDowell Award

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Winner of Malcolm McDowell Award

By on May 8, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

  (Barnstable, MA – May 8, 2020) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) has named Amanda DaCruz, a graduating senior from Sturgis Charter Public School (East), as the recipient of the Annual Malcolm McDowell Award.  The award, named after human rights activist and former BCHRAC member Malcolm McDowell, comes with a $500 […]

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Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely

Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely

By on May 6, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2020 Contact: Frank Schulze (Senator Cyr’s office) 508-562-0840 (cell) Frank.Schulze@masenate.gov Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely (CAPE COD) A region-wide task force has been assembled to develop strategies for reopening Cape Cod once it is safe to do so. The Cape Cod Reopening Task Force is led by […]

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Barnstable County Real Estate Activity for April 2020

Barnstable County Real Estate Activity for April 2020

By on May 6, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGISTRY OF DEEDS P.O. BOX 368 BARNSTABLE, MASSACHUSETTS 02630 Telephone 508-362-7733 Fax 508-362-1917 John F. Meade, Register David B. Murphy, Assistant Register Kathleen Grenier, Executive Administrative Assistant JOHN F. MEADE, REGISTER OF DEEDS  REPORT OF BARNSTABLE COUNTY REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2020 SALES VOLUME DROPS AND […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Supports the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Supports the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Susan Quinones, Barnstable County Human Rights Coordinator susan.quinones@barnstablecounty.org (508) 375-6611 BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMISSION SUPPORTS THE MASHPEE WAMPANOAG TRIBE (Barnstable, MA – May 5, 2020) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) supports the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in action against the Department of Interior. The Human […]

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All Household Hazardous Waste Events Canceled in May

All Household Hazardous Waste Events Canceled in May

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

Barnstable County Hazardous Material Program Post Office Box 367 Barnstable, Massachusetts 02630 Media Contact: Kalliope Chute | Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist 774-487-8802 kalliope@barnstablecounty.org www.loveyourlocalwater.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May Household Hazardous Waste Events Cancelled Due to COVID-19 (Barnstable, MA – May 1, 2020) – All May Household Hazardous Waste events have been cancelled due to COVID-19. […]

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Barnstable County Continues to Respond to COVID-19

Barnstable County Continues to Respond to COVID-19

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

BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE POST OFFICE BOX 427 BARNSTABLE, MA 02630 BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 009 – COVID-19 May  For Immediate Release Barnstable County Continues to Respond to COVID-19 BARNSTABLE (MA) May 1, 2020 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) […]

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Barnstable County Announces Task Force to Guide Strategies on Reopening Cape Cod

Barnstable County Announces Task Force to Guide Strategies on Reopening Cape Cod

By on April 30, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager  508‐375‐6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Announces Task Force to Guide Strategies on Reopening Cape Cod (Barnstable, MA., April 30, 2020) –In anticipation of a decline in COVID-19 cases and as the summer season approaches, Barnstable County is forming a Reopening Task Force to develop recommendations and guidelines for reopening non-essential businesses […]

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Free Grocery Delivery Service Launches for Barnstable County Seniors and Residents at Higher Risk

Free Grocery Delivery Service Launches for Barnstable County Seniors and Residents at Higher Risk

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager  508‐375‐6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org  Free Grocery Delivery Service Launches for Barnstable County Seniors and Residents at Higher Risk The Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps’ Delivery Service​ will help people who should stay home receive groceries and critical household goods. (Barnstable, MA., April 29, 2020) – The Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), […]

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Harwich Resiliency Efforts Lower Flood Insurance Premiums

Harwich Resiliency Efforts Lower Flood Insurance Premiums

By on April 28, 2020 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Shannon Hulst CFM, Deputy Director, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Floodplain Specialist & CRS Coordinator Shannon.hulst@barnstablecounty.org (508) 375-6952 (Barnstable, MA – April 28, 2020) — The Town of Harwich’s advanced floodplain management efforts will net its residents a 15 percent reduction in their flood insurance premiums. This represents an additional 5 […]

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The Paycheck Protection Program Updates

The Paycheck Protection Program Updates

By on April 27, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

The Paycheck Protection Program Resumes today, April 27, 2020. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was recently passed to provide emergency relief for small- to medium-sized businesses disrupted by COVID-19. The Act created the Paycheck Protection Program, which will serve as an extension of the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) loan program, […]

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