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Message from Barnstable County’s Entomologist

Message from Barnstable County’s Entomologist

Ticks are year-round residents here on Cape Cod. Yes, they survive and are alive throughout the winter months. Read more in the Cape Cod Chronicle article featuring Barnstable County’s Entomologist Larry “The Tick Guy” Dapsis HERE. You can also find useful information on the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension website on ways to prevent tick bites.

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Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod  2019-2020 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2019-2020 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kayla Baier, Program Specialist 508-375-6848| kayla.baier@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2019-2020 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release February 5, 2019 | Barnstable County, MA – Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod is holding two Individual Placement Request for Proposal (RFP) release meetings for all organizations that are interested in applying for […]

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Finders and Keepers: A Panel Discussion and Community Event

Finders and Keepers: A Panel Discussion and Community Event

The Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force invites you to Finders and Keepers: A Panel Discussion and Community Event Compulsive clutter and hoarding affect an estimated 3-6% of the population, which translates to approximately 8,600 individuals in Barnstable County. You are not alone.  Whether you are concerned for yourself, a family member or neighbor; or if […]

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For Immediate Release: Cape and Islands Receive Grant to Address Youth Homelessness

For Immediate Release: Cape and Islands Receive Grant to Address Youth Homelessness

For More Information Contact: Beth Albert, Director Department of Human Services balbert@barnstablecounty.org 508-375-6626 Cape and Islands Receive Grant to Address Youth Homelessness January 31, 2019, Barnstable. Barnstable County Department of Human Services was awarded a Homeless Youth Services grant from the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) to conduct a community needs assessment and provide support services for […]

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Cape Cod Extension Marine Program Now Accepting Registration for 2019 Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course

Cape Cod Extension Marine Program Now Accepting Registration for 2019 Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course

For Immediate Release Date: January 29, 2019 From: Abigail Archer – Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Program Re: 8-Week Class Offered on the Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming For more information please contact Abigail Archer, Marine Resource Specialist at 508-375-6702 aarcher@barnstablecounty.org Accepting Registration for 2019 Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course An 8-week course on the Fundamentals […]

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Cape Cod Commission is Seeking Public Input on Your Vision for Cape Cod’s Transportation System

Cape Cod Commission is Seeking Public Input on Your Vision for Cape Cod’s Transportation System

What’s your vision for Cape Cod? Replacement of the existing Canal bridges? More sidewalks? More bike paths? Increased bus service? Improved pavement condition? Safer roadways? Self driving cars?   The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) sets the long-range vision for the transportation system on Cape Cod. It is the primary means for allocation of federal and […]

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5 Tips to Beat the Flu Season in the Workplace

5 Tips to Beat the Flu Season in the Workplace

By on January 18, 2019 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

Barnstable County Public Health Nurses encourage you to read this article on preventing flu in the workplace found HERE.

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Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

By on January 18, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

On Monday, January 21, 2019, we honor Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who inspired many with his words of wisdom and life, a man who helped to change the mindset of generations with his challenge to live free. All Barnstable County offices are closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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Behind the Scenes: M/V Sand Shifter

Behind the Scenes: M/V Sand Shifter

By on January 17, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Our dredge crew works tirelessly in all kinds of weather to maintain our waterways, providing savings to our towns. Watch this short video of the new Barnstable County dredge, M/V Sand Shifter, and the work currently being done in Cotuit Bay.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Learn Hands-only CPR and save a life! Free training at Cape Cod Mall on January 19.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Learn Hands-only CPR and save a life! Free training at Cape Cod Mall on January 19.

BARNSTABLE (MA) January 14, 2019 – A trip to the Cape Cod Mall on Saturday, January 19, 2019, will bring double benefits as the Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) will offer free “Hands-only” cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the main corridor just outside of Macy’s. Hands-Only CPR is […]

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