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Seeking Master Gardener Applicants for 2020

Seeking Master Gardener Applicants for 2020

Press Release The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is now accepting applications for the 2020 class.  The Master Gardener Program is a cooperative effort between community volunteers and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  This program is designed to meet the horticulture needs of Barnstable County citizens through education and outreach.  If accepted into the […]

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Cape and Islands License Plate Grant Funds Available to support local economic development initiatives

Cape and Islands License Plate Grant Funds Available to support local economic development initiatives

PRESS RELEASE Information from the Cape Cod Commission Press Contacts Kristy Senatori, Executive Director | 508-362-3818 ksenatori@capecodcommission.org Sarah Colvin, Communications Manager | (508) 744-1271 sarah.colvin@capecodcommission.org Barnstable County License Plate Grant Program: Funding Available Cape and Islands License Plate Grant Funds Available to support local economic development initiatives FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Barnstable, MA – The […]

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Barnstable County Mercury Disposal Services

Barnstable County Mercury Disposal Services

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Date: August 21, 2019 Contact: Kalliope Chute, Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist – Barnstable County Hazardous Materials Program 800-319-2783 Kalliope@BarnstableCounty.org www.loveyourlocalwater.org BARNSTABLE COUNTY MERCURY DISPOSAL SERVICES Mercury is a metallic element that people may have in their homes. It is extremely toxic to humans and can be problematic in the environment […]

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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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