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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Program Works in Cooperation with the Woods Hole Sea Grant Program

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Program Works in Cooperation with the Woods Hole Sea Grant Program

By on September 4, 2020 in Recent News

The Woods Hole Sea Grant Marine Team got to Provincetown before the sun last week. Working with one of the shellfish growers there, they planted several hundred little surf clams in experimental plots. The goal is to see if the Northern or the Southern subspecies of surf clams will grow faster. Small surf clams are […]

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Why the 2020 Census Matters to Barnstable County

Why the 2020 Census Matters to Barnstable County

By on September 3, 2020 in Recent News

Did you know it only takes about ten minutes to fill out the census? It’s safe, secure, and confidential. The future of Cape Cod depends on a complete count.  Watch this video and hear from Barnstable County employees why the census is so important to our community. The County supports a wide variety of regional […]

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Read the September 3rd Edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Newsletter

Read the September 3rd Edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Newsletter

By on September 3, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Read the latest edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ E-Newsletter. This bi-weekly newsletter is designed to provide timely information on health and human service topics of interest for people living and working in Barnstable County. #CapeCod

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Are You New to Medicare?

Are You New to Medicare?

By on September 1, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Please visit the Barnstable County Department of Human Services SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program information page to find video links, a beginner’s guide, and more to get started with Medicare.  Questions? Contact the SHINE office at 508-375-6762 SHINE

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Be Ready for the Next Storm: Read the Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Coastal Hazards

Be Ready for the Next Storm: Read the Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Coastal Hazards

By on August 31, 2020 in Recent News

  The destruction wrought by hurricane Laura in the Gulf is a reminder to be prepared for tropical weather as we head into the most active part of hurricane season. Please read the Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Coastal Hazards.  Visit bit.ly/3jnxFAS This handbook was developed as a cooperative project among the two Massachusetts Sea […]

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Barnstable County is Working for You: Staff Spotlights

Barnstable County is Working for You: Staff Spotlights

By on August 21, 2020 in Recent News

In our continued effort to spotlight employees and draw attention to examples of teamwork in action at Barnstable County, this week, we are highlighting Phil Burt, Director of the Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training and Andrew Platt, Emergency Preparedness Specialist. Like many other County employees during COVID-19, Phil and Andrew have served in […]

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Assembly of Delegates | Notice of Virtual Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance No. 20-17

Assembly of Delegates | Notice of Virtual Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance No. 20-17

By on August 20, 2020 in Recent News

On September 2, 2020 at 4:30 p.m., the Assembly of Delegates will hold a virtual public hearing on Proposed Ordinance No. 20-17 to revise and amend the Barnstable County Home Rule Charter to include a Recall provision for the removal from office of a member of the Board of Regional Commissioners. The virtual public hearing […]

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Watch the Replay of the Informational Webinar for School Leadership and Stakeholders During COVID-19 | August 20, 2020

Watch the Replay of the Informational Webinar for School Leadership and Stakeholders During COVID-19 | August 20, 2020

By on August 20, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County hosted a webinar for school departments, personnel and all stakeholders on Cape Cod and the Islands today providing clarification on topics including interpreting local data, the different kinds of tests, guidance on purchasing supplies, disinfecting vs. cleaning, and much more. Watch the replay.   Agenda and presenters are as follows: ​Senator Julian Cyr […]

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Attend the State of Cape Cod Virtual Summit August 20 at 11:00 AM

Attend the State of Cape Cod Virtual Summit August 20 at 11:00 AM

By on August 20, 2020 in Recent News

WHEN: Today, August 20, 2020 | 11:00 AM A lot has changed over the past five months. Today the Housing Assistance CEO and chamber board member Alisa Magnotta and local leaders to discuss the impact of the pandemic on housing, real estate, employment, and business.  Watch, join the conversation, and share the virtual discussion, which […]

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License Plate Grant Funds Awarded for COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Projects

License Plate Grant Funds Awarded for COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Projects

By on August 19, 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 Sarah Colvin, Cape Cod Commission Communications Manager | (508) 744-1271  sarah.colvin@capecodcommission.org Funds to support local and regional recovery efforts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (August 19, 2020) – The Cape Cod Commission, on behalf of the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners […]

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