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Bicycle Safety at the Seashore

Bicycle Safety at the Seashore

By on July 24, 2014 in Misc, Recent News

Cape Cod National Seashore’s Bicycle Safety Committee presents: Bicycle Safety at the Seashore In an effort to reduce incidence and severity of bike accidents at Cape Cod National Seashore, the Bicycle Safety Committee will host its fifth annual “Bicycle Safety at the Seashore” event on Thursday, July 24, from 9 to 12 noon, at Province […]

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Barnstable County Places In Top 10 U.S. Digital Counties!

Barnstable County Places In Top 10 U.S. Digital Counties!

By on July 10, 2014 in Recent News

It’s Official!  Barnstable County is being recognized as one of the leading examples of counties using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies.  The Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have announced the 2014 Digital Counties Survey winners.  Thanks to its progressive technology force and regional services, Barnstable County placed […]

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15 Years 15 Towns 15 Trees – AmeriCorps Cape Cod Anniversary Celebration

15 Years 15 Towns 15 Trees – AmeriCorps Cape Cod Anniversary Celebration

  AmeriCorps Cape Cod celebrates 15 years of service.  Join us for our AmeriCorps Cape Cod Anniversary Weekend Celebration.    

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Regional Bike Safety Program a Success

Regional Bike Safety Program a Success

By on July 4, 2014 in Misc, Recent News

The Regional Bike Safety Awareness & education initiative between Barnstable County & CCRTA has turned out to be a great success across the Cape.  So far over 600 lights have been distributed and there are more on the way.  The lights are being provided to seasonal j1 workers free of charge by the program.  The […]

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Regional Bike Safety Education & Awareness Program

Regional Bike Safety Education & Awareness Program

By on June 18, 2014 in Recent News

Barnstable County and the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) Announce a Regional Bike Safety Education and Awareness Campaign Accidents on the Increase This campaign is driven by the rise in Cape bike crashes. Available statistics show an increase from 53 in 2006 to 92 in 2011. In fact, 2011 saw 29 more accidents than 2010, a […]

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County Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Health Lab & Human Services Building

County Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Health Lab & Human Services Building

On Wednesday April 23rd the Barnstable County Commissioners held the official ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Water Quality Laboratory and Human Services Building. Major renovations have been completed at the former County Jail gymnasium which now serves as the new offices of the County’s Water Quality Laboratory and the Human Services […]

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Human Services Department Awarded Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund Grant

Human Services Department Awarded Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund Grant

A community-based partnership led by the Barnstable County Department of Human Services is one of nine such partnerships in the Commonwealth to receive funds in an innovative health and wellness initiative, the Patrick Administration announced today. The Administration announced more than $40 million in grants that will be shared by nine partnerships to help fight […]

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2014-2018 Barnstable County Strategic Plan

2014-2018 Barnstable County Strategic Plan

By on December 19, 2013 in Recent News, Reports

A county government that enhances the quality of life for the citizens of Barnstable County requires an understanding of the needs and opportunities facing our region, and a clear plan of action to direct resources toward meeting needs and making the most of opportunities. This 2013 Strategic Plan will help us chart a course for Cape Cod’s regional […]

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Barnstable County Annual Report Fiscal Year 2013

Barnstable County Annual Report Fiscal Year 2013

By on November 20, 2013 in Recent News

Barnstable County is… Cape Cod Please enjoy our interactive Barnstable County Annual Report Fiscal Year 2013  and see all of the outstanding community programs, services and initiatives right here in our community. Available in e-magazine format below, downloadable PDF, or print version in our Commissioner’s Office.  Click on the Enlarge Screen icon (to the right […]

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Barnstable County Strategic Plan 2014-2018

Barnstable County Strategic Plan 2014-2018

By on November 1, 2013 in Recent News

UPDATE: This Strategic Plan in this post below is no longer open for public comment.  See the Official version adopted by the County Commissioners in December 2013 here:  Barnstable County Strategic Plan 2014-2018 The Barnstable County Commissioners seek public comment on the draft Barnstable County Strategic Plan 2014-2018. You may read this draft document at BCStrategicPlan_101113_completepdf. Comments […]

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