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Department of Human Services Announces Homelessness Point in Time Count

Department of Human Services Announces Homelessness Point in Time Count

By on January 10, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The 2019 Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time count will start on the evening of Tuesday, January 29 and continue for 24 hours into Wednesday, January 30. A training session for all volunteers will be held on Wednesday, January 16 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM in the Innovation Room in the […]

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Please Take the Barnstable County Healthy Aging Project Community Survey

Please Take the Barnstable County Healthy Aging Project Community Survey

The Barnstable County’s Healthy Aging-Cape Cod project, in conjunction with each town’s Council on Aging, is conducting an assessment to learn about peoples’ plans and needs as they age. As part of the assessment, a Healthy Aging Community Survey of all residents of Barnstable County will begin on January 7, 2019 and end on March […]

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Welcoming the Sixteenth Session of the Assembly of Delegates

Welcoming the Sixteenth Session of the Assembly of Delegates

By on January 3, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

The sixteenth session of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates convened for the first time on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 when members were sworn in.  

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Swearing in Ceremony for Newly Elected County Officials

Swearing in Ceremony for Newly Elected County Officials

By on January 2, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 – During the first regular County Commissioners’ meeting of 2019, newly elected County officials were sworn in at Barnstable County. Ronald Bergstrom, formerly a member of the Assembly of Delegates representing Chatham since 2007,  was sworn in as the newest Regional County Commissioner.  There was also a unanimous vote to appoint Mr. Bergstrom as Chairman. The […]

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Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations

Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2018 Contact: Kayla Burgess AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member (508) 375-6847 kayla.burgess@barnstablecounty.org Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations Barnstable, MA– AmeriCorps Cape Cod and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension are organizing a holiday lights recycling drive in partnership with the town transfer stations. The Bourne, Sandwich, Mashpee, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Brewster, […]

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Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

By on December 20, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

  Barnstable County urges awareness of danger of e-cigarettes to youth BARNSTABLE (MA) December 20, 2018 – The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment strongly urges the citizens of Barnstable County to be aware of the dangers of e-cigarette use by children and young people. A surge in vaping is giving rise to nicotine […]

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“A Day On, Not a Day Off” Service Project in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Hosted by AmeriCorps Cape Cod

“A Day On, Not a Day Off” Service Project in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Hosted by AmeriCorps Cape Cod

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 19, 2018 | MEDIA CONTACT: Ashley Gardner | 508-470-3658 | ashley.gardner@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable, MA – AmeriCorps Cape Cod is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 21st from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School cafeteria located at 210 Station Avenue in […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission Barnstable County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission Barnstable County

By on December 17, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

Media Contacts: Kristy Senatori, Executive Director ksenatori@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Christopher Dwelley, Assistant Town Administrator cdwelley@yarmouth.ma.us | 508-398-2231 x.1270 Yarmouth moves forward with new reporting tool | Commission-funded pilot program adds depth to tracking effort The Town of Yarmouth has a new application intended to optimize the management and communication of its strategic plan. The application, […]

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Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

December 13, 2018 – Approximately 60 people attended the Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness workshop yesterday hosted by the Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. The purpose for the workshop was to arm residents and businesses on Cape Cod with the information needed to understand climate change, its impacts to coastal flooding and our […]

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WET Festival Success!

WET Festival Success!

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod hosted a water festival on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Bourne High School attended by Peebles and Bournedale Elementary Schools. The festival, called WET Fest, taught 154 fourth grade students about protecting Cape Cod’s source of drinking water. AmeriCorps Cape Cod members facilitated many hands-on activities […]

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