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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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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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