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Results of 2021 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released 

Results of 2021 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released 

By on April 27, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

April 27, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness has released its 2021 findings from the Annual Point in Time Count which took place on January 26, 2021 on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. The Point in Time (PIT) counts people experiencing homelessness in emergency shelters, transitional housing, motels (if paid for by an agency), on the street, in cars, in abandoned buildings, and […]

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Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

By on April 27, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod For Immediate Release (April 27, 2021) – The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released four (4) documents for a 21-day public review and comment period. Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments. FFY 2021 Unified Planning Work Program […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Presentation: “Know your Civil Rights” and “What is a Hate Crime”       

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Presentation: “Know your Civil Rights” and “What is a Hate Crime”       

By on April 27, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release April 27, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Attorney General’s Civic Engagement Office, in collaboration with the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCRAC), will present a webinar on civil rights and hate crimes during its monthly board meeting on May 10, 2021.  Amanda Hainsworth, Assistant Attorney General in the AG’s Civil Rights Division, will […]

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Cape Cod Commission seeks Public Comment on Cape Cod Climate Action Plan

Cape Cod Commission seeks Public Comment on Cape Cod Climate Action Plan

By on April 26, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

  For Immediate Release (April 26, 2021) — The Cape Cod Commission released the region’s first-ever climate action plan for a 30-day public comment period. The draft Cape Cod Climate Action Plan was informed by input gathered from a wide range of stakeholders in an extensive and collaborative region-wide engagement and outreach effort, a regional […]

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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Information & Updates

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Information & Updates

COVID-19 Important News and Updates FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine April 26, 2021 – Following a thorough safety review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC) have determined that the recommended pause regarding the use of Janssen (Johnson & […]

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Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod Announce WetFest

Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod Announce WetFest

By on April 8, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release A virtual education festival to teach 3-6th graders about water and how to protect the Cape’s aquifer April 8, 2021 (Barnstable County, MA) – WETFest, an environmental and water education workshop conducted annually at schools across Barnstable County by AmeriCorps Cape Cod and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, is going virtual! This […]

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Cape Cod Commission Announces COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Workshop Series

Cape Cod Commission Announces COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Workshop Series

By on April 8, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Industry-specific strategies for addressing current challenges and planning for business continuity  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (April 8, 2021) – The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to present the second round of its COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Workshop Series, an initiative designed to support business owners who are navigating the economic impacts of the pandemic and planning for future resiliency. This round […]

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County Awarded $10,000 to support the Community Garden Initiative and the Municipal Shellfish Program

County Awarded $10,000 to support the Community Garden Initiative and the Municipal Shellfish Program

By on April 8, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release April 8, 2021 – Barnstable, MA. | Cape Cod 5 recently awarded Barnstable County Government’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension $10,000 to support the Community Garden Initiative and the Municipal Shellfish Program. Both Extension programs are in response to the impacts of COVID‐19. “We at Cape Cod 5 are proud to be partnering […]

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County to Hold “Coastal Homeowner Buyout” Forum on April 21

County to Hold “Coastal Homeowner Buyout” Forum on April 21

By on April 7, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release County to Hold “Coastal Homeowner Buyout” Forum on April 21 April 7, 2021 – Barnstable, MA. | On Wednesday, April 21, Barnstable County will hold a “Coastal Homeowner Buyout Forum” to outline federal assistance programs available for homeowners who currently live in high-risk areas and may be interested in relocating. The information presented in […]

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Barnstable County to Celebrate  National County Government Month

Barnstable County to Celebrate National County Government Month

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

April will highlight county contributions to public health and safety, other county programs Barnstable, MA (April 1, 2021) — Barnstable County will celebrate National County Government Month (NCGM) during April to showcase how the County supports the 15 towns across Cape Cod to achieve healthy, safe, and vibrant communities. The theme for this year’s celebration of […]

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