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Celebrate Earth Week & County Government Month with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension!

Celebrate Earth Week & County Government Month with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension!

By on April 20, 2021 in Recent News

Earth Week 2021 is upon us and it is no coincidence that this week we feature the work of the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. You could say that it is Earth Day everyday at the Cooperative Extension since this department focuses on important initiatives that both protect and educate the public about Cape Cod’s natural […]

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Happy Patriot’s Day

Happy Patriot’s Day

By on April 19, 2021 in Recent News

In observance of Patriot’s Day today, Monday, April 19, 2021, all Barnstable County offices are closed.

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Let’s Celebrate Our County Government: Barnstable County Purchasing Division

Let’s Celebrate Our County Government: Barnstable County Purchasing Division

By on April 16, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

It’s National County Government Month and that means it’s time to celebrate our county government and the services they offer. This spotlight is on Barnstable County’s Purchasing Division, so thank you for the amazing things you do for our county and our community. Learn more about the Purchasing Division below. Some Quick Background about the […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of April 4, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of April 4, 2021

Cod Fish I & Cod Fish II – Popponesset Bay, Mashpee Dredging continued on Monday but on Tuesday morning the Cod Fish II experienced a mechanical breakdown. The clutch on the main engine ‘seized’ forcing the shutdown of the engine. The dredge was brought into the Cotuit Town dock for repairs. Fortunately, the Sand Shifter […]

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Read the Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) monthly E-Newsletter

Read the Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) monthly E-Newsletter

By on April 15, 2021 in Recent News

One of the many services Barnstable County offers is the Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) monthly E-Newsletter. This newsletter provides information on substance use prevention, intervention, treatment, + recovery. Go to https://conta.cc/3uOTfDV

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SAVE THE DATE | 2021 Latex Paint Take-Back Day | August 7

SAVE THE DATE | 2021 Latex Paint Take-Back Day | August 7

By on April 15, 2021 in Recent News

Barnstable County residents looking to dispose of leftover latex paint are encouraged to take part in this special paint take-back day! WHEN: Saturday, August 7, 2021 – 9:00 AM – Noon WHERE: Tony Kent Area, 8 South Gage’s Way, Dennis Please note, hazardous materials are not accepted.  No dry or dirty paint.  Cape Cod Latex […]

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Annual Massachusetts Youth Count to be conducted between April 12th and May 24th

Annual Massachusetts Youth Count to be conducted between April 12th and May 24th

By on April 14, 2021 in Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services and its Youth and Young Adult Homelessness partners will be working with the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless and the Massachusetts Commission on Unaccompanied Homeless Youth for the annual Massachusetts Youth Count. The Massachusetts Youth Count mobilizes youth, young adults, youth providers funded by the Executive Office of […]

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Statement from the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment  on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Statement from the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Barnstable, MA- April 13, 2021 – Today, the FDA and CDC recommended that U.S. federal distribution channels, including all vaccination sites, pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine until a review of the vaccine is completed. This is in response to an extremely rare occurrence of potentially dangerous blood clots, which was reported […]

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This month is National County Government Month

This month is National County Government Month

By on April 12, 2021 in Recent News

Counties are one of America’s oldest forms of government, dating back to 1634 when the first county governments (shires) were established in Virginia. The organization and structure of today’s 3,069 county governments are chartered under state constitutions or laws and are tailored to fit the needs and characteristics of states and local areas.  No two […]

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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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