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Barnstable County Watches and Waits

Barnstable County Watches and Waits

By on March 22, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 21, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the progress of Winter Storm Toby. According to weather forecasters, the storm will not be as intense locally as the previous systems that battered the Cape in March. Nevertheless, the BCREPC is keeping an […]

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For Immediate Release Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County—Again

For Immediate Release Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County—Again

By on March 21, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee  Media Release 01 – Storm Toby March 21, 2018 • The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will be activated at 6 p.m. Wednesday for the overnight operational period. • No Regional Emergency Shelter System activation is planned at this time, but the Shelter System partners are on standby should […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Stands Down from Storm Skylar Operations

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Stands Down from Storm Skylar Operations

By on March 16, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 15, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call on Thursday, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the progress of power restoration on Cape Cod and the status of the regional shelter system. Significant gains in power restoration have occurred since Thursday morning at 10 a.m. when Eversource reported […]

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For Immediate Release: Significant Progress in Barnstable County Power Restoration

For Immediate Release: Significant Progress in Barnstable County Power Restoration

By on March 15, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 15, 2018 – At its 10 a.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the progress of power restoration on Cape Cod and the status of the regional shelter system. Significant gains in power restoration have occurred since Wednesday at 6 p.m. when well over 100,000 subscribers were […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Shelters to Remain in Operation

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Shelters to Remain in Operation

By on March 15, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable (MA) March 14, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call, Barnstable County Regional Planning Committee reviewed the progress of power restoration on Cape Cod and the plans for the regional shelter system. Given the slow pace of power restoration, the BCREPC determined that the following emergency shelters will remain open until further notice. […]

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For Immediate Release: Three Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelters to Open

For Immediate Release: Three Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelters to Open

By on March 13, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 13, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call on March 13, 2018, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) approved the activation of 3 regional shelters The following regional shelters will open at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13: Sandwich High School 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Sandwich Barnstable Intermediate School 895 Falmouth Road, […]

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For Immediate Release: Another Powerful Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County

For Immediate Release: Another Powerful Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County

By on March 12, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

Filed in Storm Press Releases by BCREPC PIO on March 12, 2018 BARNSTABLE (MA) March 12, 2018 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 4 p.m. March 12, 2018, to discuss the approaching nor’easter. Citizens should take measures to prepare for another significant weather event with snow, high […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County to Close Last Regional Shelter

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County to Close Last Regional Shelter

By on March 5, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Filed in Storm Press Releases by BCREPC PIO on March 5, 2018 The Regional Emergency Shelter at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School will close at 12 p.m. today.  A reception center is open at the American Red Cross Chapter House at 286 South Street, Hyannis BARNSTABLE (MA) March 5, 2018 – At its 10 […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Feeling Initial Effects of Winter Storm Riley

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Feeling Initial Effects of Winter Storm Riley

By on March 2, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Filed in Storm Press Releases by BCREPC PIO on March 2, 2018 National Weather Service high-wind warning in effect from 10 a.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday with wind gusts potentially at hurricane force. Major/severe coastal flooding Friday and Saturday over at least 3 tide cycles starting with Friday’s midday tide and peaking on Saturday […]

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For Immediate Release: What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Marijuana Use

For Immediate Release: What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Marijuana Use

By on March 1, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

For more information contact: Elizabeth Albert, Director 508‐375‐6626 balbert@barnstablecounty.org   What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Marijuana Use   March 1, 2018 – Barnstable County Department of Human Services recently released its sixth publication in a series of issue briefs related to substance use. “Marijuana Use and Parenting: What You Need to Know” […]

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