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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 Misc, 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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Barnstable County to Host Drive-Thru Flu Shot Event

Barnstable County to Host Drive-Thru Flu Shot Event

Information from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment Barnstable County to Host Drive-Thru Flu Shot Event No appointment is necessary Consent forms are available to download and print at https://www.barnstablecountyhealth.org/programs-and-services/public-health-nurse FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Barnstable County – August 20, 2020 – Barnstable County residents can get a flu shot without leaving their cars at the Barnstable County […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Provides Emergency Rental Assistance to Cape Cod Residents

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Provides Emergency Rental Assistance to Cape Cod Residents

By on September 10, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable, Massachusetts, September 9, 2020 –  The Barnstable County HOME Program announces a new emergency rental assistance program that provides relief to Cape Cod residents impacted by COVID-19.  $100,000 in HOME funds has been targeted to provide rental assistance to Barnstable County households. The HOME Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program will be administered for Barnstable […]

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Sales Volume in Barnstable County Jumps, Value Continues to Rise

Sales Volume in Barnstable County Jumps, Value Continues to Rise

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

  Barnstable County Register of Deeds, John F. Meade, reports that the volume of real estate sales in August 2020 was up 30.4% from August 2019 volume and the total value of sales was up 45.6% from the previous year.  The median individual property sale value was up 14% from the previous year.  There was […]

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License Plate Grant Funds Awarded for COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Projects

License Plate Grant Funds Awarded for COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Projects

By on August 19, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION Media Contacts: Kristy Senatori, Cape Cod Commission Executive Director | 508-362-3828  ksenatori@capecodcommission.org Sarah Colvin, Cape Cod Commission Communications Manager | (508) 744-1271  sarah.colvin@capecodcommission.org Funds to support local and regional recovery efforts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (August 19, 2020) – The Cape Cod Commission, on behalf of the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners […]

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Barnstable County Offers On-Site Training to Fire Departments Across Cape Cod Using Mobile Simulators

Barnstable County Offers On-Site Training to Fire Departments Across Cape Cod Using Mobile Simulators

By on August 12, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Information from Barnstable County  For Immediate Release Barnstable County Offers On-Site Training to Fire Departments Across Cape Cod Using Mobile Simulators Barnstable County – August 12, 2020 – Cape Cod Center for Public Safety (CCCPST), the newest department at Barnstable County that combines the former Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Academy and the County-supported Cape Cod Municipal […]

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Real Estate Sales Volume has Jumped in July 2020

Real Estate Sales Volume has Jumped in July 2020

By on August 7, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

  REPORT OF BARNSTABLE COUNTY REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY  FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2020 SALES VOLUME JUMPS, VALUE RISES! Barnstable County Register of Deeds, John F. Meade, reports that the volume of real estate sales in July 2020 was up 42.6% from July 2019 volume and the total value of sales was up 68.4% from […]

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