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Cape Cod Commission seeking applicants for Climate Ambassador Program 

Cape Cod Commission seeking applicants for Climate Ambassador Program 

By on November 4, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Seeking students to work together to combat the impacts of climate change    For Immediate Release (November 3, 2021) – The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to invite Cape and Islands students in grades 9-12 to apply for the Climate Ambassador Program, an initiative to educate, engage and empower young people on Cape Cod to work together to combat the impacts of climate […]

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Alert: Residents with Medical Alert Systems experiencing distruption to landline service in Orleans

Alert: Residents with Medical Alert Systems experiencing distruption to landline service in Orleans

By on November 3, 2021 in Recent News

Medical alert systems connect to the emergency monitoring center through either a landline or cellular phone line. During a storm, these medical alert systems will not work if there is disruption in landline or cell service. DISRUPTION TO LANDLINE SERVICE IN ORLEANS Due to damage from the storm, many residents in Orleans have damage to their […]

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Barnstable County Commissioners Meeting at 10:00 AM | November 3, 2021

Barnstable County Commissioners Meeting at 10:00 AM | November 3, 2021

By on November 3, 2021 in Recent News

Barnstable County Commissioners Meeting on November 3, 2021  Every other week, the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners hold a regular meeting to discuss important issues that impact our region.  We invite residents to participate in a public meeting or watch live streamed on our YouTube channel. Discussion and Potential Official Action at Today’s Meeting […]

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Children’s Cove 19th Annual Champions for Children Conference was Virtual Success 

Children’s Cove 19th Annual Champions for Children Conference was Virtual Success 

By on November 3, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from: Stacy Gallagher, Director  Children’s Cove     The innovative multidisciplinary virtual conference had a record number of attendees   (Barnstable, MA) – November 2, 2021, Children’s Cove, the Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, hosted its 19th Annual Champions for Children Conference in a virtual setting on October 21, 2021, which allowed a record […]

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How can we be better prepared for the next storm event?

How can we be better prepared for the next storm event?

By on November 2, 2021 in Recent News

 Now that the storm has passed us, let’s seriously talk about how we can all improve storm preparedness. Watch Chip Reilly, the County’s Emergency Preparedness Specialist, explain critical ways to prepare for a storm event, with a concentration on senior preparedness. This presentation is from a talk this past September at the Brewster Council on […]

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Barnstable County Names Mandi Speakman Deputy Director of Department of Human Services   

Barnstable County Names Mandi Speakman Deputy Director of Department of Human Services   

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from: Barnstable County Department of Human Services Position will help advance initiatives in behavioral health, aging, and homelessness  November 1, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Department of Human Services is pleased to announce the hire of Mandi Speakman as Deputy Director/Senior Project Manager. Ms. Speakman will work to help advance the Department’s County-wide initiatives, focusing particular […]

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BCREPC Continues to Address Community Needs as Power Restoration and Cleanup Efforts Progress

BCREPC Continues to Address Community Needs as Power Restoration and Cleanup Efforts Progress

By on October 30, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

October 30, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and other regional partners, continues coordination efforts to ensure needs are met in all 15 towns following this past week’s nor’easter. CURRENT AND PROJECTED WEATHER  No new weather advisories, […]

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BCREPC and Regional Partners Discuss Developments on Storm Restoration

BCREPC and Regional Partners Discuss Developments on Storm Restoration

By on October 29, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Media Alert 008:  Information from  the  Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee  (BCREPC)                        BCRECP and Regional Partners Discuss Developments on Storm Restoration Committee members convened at 4:30 PM today October 29, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and other regional partners, […]

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Warming Stations Available on Cape Cod

Warming Stations Available on Cape Cod

By on October 29, 2021 in Recent News

October 29, 2021 Please see this preliminary list of warming stations available on Cape Cod. We will be updating this list as more information is obtained. Note* Hours open vary. Please check with each location. Warming Stations Barnstable – West Barnstable Fire Station Bourne – Bourne Fire Station #3 (Bourne Community Building is not currently […]

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Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Announces Scheduling and Location Changes Re Free COVID-19 PCR Testing Clinics

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Announces Scheduling and Location Changes Re Free COVID-19 PCR Testing Clinics

By on October 29, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

  MEDIA ALERT Information from: Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment                              October 29, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment will continue to provide free COVID-19 PCR Testing through the end of October and over the holidays, with some changes to testing […]

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