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For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission launches Early Education and Childcare Needs Assessment 

For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission launches Early Education and Childcare Needs Assessment 

By on April 15, 2022 in Press Releases, Recent News

Building the foundation for improved access to services   For Immediate Release: April 13, 2022 – Supported by $200,000 in state funding, the Cape Cod Commission (Commission) is collaborating with Barnstable County and the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy to conduct a survey-based needs assessment related to early education and childcare on Cape Cod and the […]

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Read the First Edition of Barnstable County Health and Environment’s Community Health Newsletter

Read the First Edition of Barnstable County Health and Environment’s Community Health Newsletter

By on April 12, 2022 in Health, Recent News

Did you know that April is National County Government Month (NCGM)? It’s a time when we can reflect on the important role that county government plays in supporting our community and the local health departments that serve the 15 towns of Cape Cod. This year, the theme of National County Government Month is “Thrive”.  As we […]

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Groundwater Guardians Urge Cape Codders to Prioritize Water Stewardship in New Podcast 

Groundwater Guardians Urge Cape Codders to Prioritize Water Stewardship in New Podcast 

By on April 7, 2022 in Press Releases, Recent News

(April 7, 2022) – Barnstable, MA – The Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians, a small group of professionals serving with Barnstable County, are discussing rising concerns about water quality with an educational podcast called One Drop Leads to Another. The podcast, which can be found on several streaming services, provides a platform to discuss current public […]

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April is National County Government Month

April is National County Government Month

By on April 5, 2022 in Misc, Recent News

National County Government Month (NCGM) is an annual celebration of county government held each April. This year’s theme is “Counties THRIVE.” Barnstable County is celebrating this month with the launch of a new website! Stay tuned for an announcement of our launch in the coming days! Here are a just a few things you can […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Announces 21st Annual Cape Cod Canal Clean-up

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Announces 21st Annual Cape Cod Canal Clean-up

By on April 4, 2022 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Information fromAmeriCorps Cape Cod Celebrate Earth Day by Helping Keep the Cape Cod Canal Clean April 4, 2022 (Barnstable, MA)–AmeriCorps Cape Cod and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (U.S. ACE) are celebrating Earth Day by hosting the 21stAnnual Cape Cod Canal Clean-Up on Saturday, April 23rdfrom 10 AM to 2 PM. Cape Cod Canal […]

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Notice of Public Review & Comment Period-FFY 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 2

Notice of Public Review & Comment Period-FFY 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 2

By on March 22, 2022 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release (March 22, 2022) – During a meeting held on March 21, 2022, the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) released the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 2 for a 21-day public review and comment period. A copy of the document may be downloaded at www.capecodcommission.org/mpo. A virtual public meeting […]

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Access the Barnstable County Purchasing Department Procurement Portal

Access the Barnstable County Purchasing Department Procurement Portal

By on March 21, 2022 in Purchasing, Recent News

Did you know that the Barnstable County Purchasing Department has a Procurement Portal that will allow you to access business opportunities and submit bids and proposals to the County digitally?  Visit https://purchasing.barnstablecounty.org/bids-proposals/    

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Celebrating AmeriCorps Week! See Updated Data from AmeriCorps Cape Cod!

Celebrating AmeriCorps Week! See Updated Data from AmeriCorps Cape Cod!

By on March 18, 2022 in AmeriCorps, Recent News

Data tracking is important to us here at AmeriCorps Cape Cod, so to close out our AmeriCorps Week celebrations we wanted to share some significant stats from the past 23 years of getting things done. Since 1999, the program has grown, providing more than 932,650 hours of community service valued at over $31 million across […]

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Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Emphasizes Continued Importance of COVID-19 Vaccination, Boosters, and Testing

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Emphasizes Continued Importance of COVID-19 Vaccination, Boosters, and Testing

By on March 17, 2022 in Health, Press Releases, Recent News

As Omicron Subvariant BA.2 spreads throughout Europe and the U.S., the public is urged to remain vigilant March 17, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – While Barnstable County continues to experience an overall decline in COVID-19 case numbers as reported by the MA Department of Public Health, officials advise that additional variants of concern are likely to emerge […]

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HUD Awards over $2.2M to Cape and Islands Homelessness Programs

HUD Awards over $2.2M to Cape and Islands Homelessness Programs

The award is part of HUD’s annual Continuum of Care Competition Awards through its FY21 appropriation March 17, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) –   The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced the 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) awards. The Cape and Islands CoC received $2.2 million dollars in funding for housing programs, CoC Planning, […]

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