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Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell Talks About the Recent Surge in Plastics on WCAI

Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell Talks About the Recent Surge in Plastics on WCAI

By on August 11, 2020 in Recent News

Listen to this 2-part series featuring Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell. During COVID-19, the surge of plastics cannot be ignored; most notably PPE, which is not recyclable. Household materials like, PPE, bulky waste, packaging from food and deliveries, as well as organic yard waste have increased about 20% since March of 2020. The […]

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TOMORROW 8/12 Early Education and Childcare Virtual Town Hall

TOMORROW 8/12 Early Education and Childcare Virtual Town Hall

By on August 11, 2020 in Recent News

The development and care of our children is a critical issue facing Cape Cod and the islands. Parents are finding challenges as new regulations have limited capacity or prompted centers to shutter completely. Join a panel including the Commissioner of the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC), Senator Julian Cyr, Representative Sarah Peake, providers […]

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August is Water Quality Month

August is Water Quality Month

By on August 8, 2020 in Recent News

At Barnstable County, there are several programs across our departments working hard to protect Cape Cod’s water.  Water Quality Month reminds us to look at what the County and other organizations are doing in our community doing to protect it. This month, Barnstable County’s Groundwater Guardians and Barnstable County Water Utilities makes its Virtual Water […]

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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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August 7, 2020: Governor Baker’s COVID-19 Update: New Measures on Enforcing Public Health Orders

August 7, 2020: Governor Baker’s COVID-19 Update: New Measures on Enforcing Public Health Orders

By on August 7, 2020 in Recent News

Following a careful review of public health data and working with health officials, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito made an announcement today regarding updates aimed at reducing further COVID transmission and maintaining the progress Massachusetts has made thus far. The state is creating an interagency COVID-19 Enforcement and Intervention Team to provide coordinated, targeted […]

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Cape Cod Commission and Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Launch Second Survey of COVID-19 Business Impacts

Cape Cod Commission and Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Launch Second Survey of COVID-19 Business Impacts

By on August 7, 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 Wendy Northcross, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce CEO | 508-362-8610  wendy@capecodchamber.org Sarah Colvin, Cape Cod Commission Communications Manager | (508) 744-1271  sarah.colvin@capecodcommission.org Cape Cod Commission and Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Launch Second Survey of COVID-19 Business Impacts Survey seeks to better understand […]

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Do you need help with rent or mortgage?

Do you need help with rent or mortgage?

By on August 6, 2020 in Recent News

There are 15 towns on the Cape, but just one local housing assistance agency that serves them all. Apply online: One form, many assistance programs. Housing Assistance is ready to help. Our standard rental assistance application is 100% online and serves the entire Cape. All of our rental and mortgage assistance programs are accessed with […]

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Meet Mike Walker, Barnstable County’s Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) Manager

Meet Mike Walker, Barnstable County’s Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) Manager

By on August 4, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Today’s Employee Feature goes to Mike Walker. Mike is the Manager of Barnstable County’s Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC). As part of the Barnstable County All-Hazards Incident Management Team under the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee, the MACC provides local Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) with resources and information during major county-wide or regional incidents, usually […]

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Tropical Storm Isaias Expected to Reach Cape Cod Region Mid-Day

Tropical Storm Isaias Expected to Reach Cape Cod Region Mid-Day

By on August 4, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Information from Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee  Isaias – Media Release 005 Barnstable, MA. (August 4, 2020) — At a 10:00 a.m. conference call on Tuesday, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) convened remotely to discuss updates to the forecast for Tropical Storm Isaias. Individuals present on the call included over 75 representatives […]

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Updates from BCREPC: Tropical Storm Isaias

Updates from BCREPC: Tropical Storm Isaias

By on August 3, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Information from Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee     BCREPC Monitors Tropical Storm Isaias  Isaias – Media Release 004 Barnstable, MA. (August 3, 2020) — At a 10:00 a.m. conference call on Monday, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) convened remotely to discuss updates to the forecast for Tropical Storm Isaias. Individuals present […]

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