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Barnstable County Fire Chiefs urge caution in generator use

Barnstable County Fire Chiefs urge caution in generator use

By on July 23, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 02 – July Tornado 2019 July 23, 2019 For Immediate Release County Fire Chiefs urge caution in generator use BARNSTABLE (MA) July 23, 2019 – With the widespread power outages affecting some parts of Cape Cod, many people are making use of generators to provide emergency power. […]

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BCREPC Media Release Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – July Tornado 2019

BCREPC Media Release Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – July Tornado 2019

BCREPC Media Release  Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – July Tornado 2019 July 23, 2019 For Immediate Release Barnstable County to open shelter at DY high school BARNSTABLE (MA) July 23, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) announced that the Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School emergency shelter […]

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Featured Program at Barnstable County: Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC)

Featured Program at Barnstable County: Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC)

By on July 23, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

MASSTC, a subdivision of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, began about 20 years ago supporting Health Departments across the Cape in meeting standards for wastewater treatment, but quickly developed into much more than that. Located 20 miles away from the County complex at the Joint Base, today their team of specialists are […]

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News from Human Services: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

News from Human Services: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

By on July 19, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently released the 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). The Cape & Islands CoC is Accepting New and Renewal Project Applications for: Permanent Housing-Permanent Supportive Housing (PH- PSH) Permanent Housing – Rapid Rehousing (PH- RRH) Joint Transitional Housing (TH […]

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Travel Report from Shannon Jarbeau on the “At What Point Managed Retreat” Meeting held in New York City, New York on June 21, 2019

Travel Report from Shannon Jarbeau on the “At What Point Managed Retreat” Meeting held in New York City, New York on June 21, 2019

By on July 17, 2019 in Recent News

At the Board of Regional Commissioners’ regular meeting today, Shannon Jarbeau, Floodplain Specialist and Community Rating System Coordinator at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and Woods Hole Sea Grant, gave an overview of her participation in the “At What Point Managed Retreat? Resilience Building in the Coastal Zone Conference, from June 19 – 21st in […]

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Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

On July 17, 2019, at 4:15 p.m., the Assembly of Delegates will hold a public hearing to solicit comments from the public and interested parties on suggested topics for consideration of a Charter Review.  Future meetings and open discussions by the Assembly of Delegates will take into consideration comments expressed by the public. Please see […]

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Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Entomologist Larry Dapsis is in the news again! Read this article from the Patriot Ledger in which he discusses his program and online educational series on tick-borne illness prevention.  Read the article HERE.

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A Discussion with Cape Cod Extension’s Kari Parcell & WCAI

A Discussion with Cape Cod Extension’s Kari Parcell & WCAI

By on July 10, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

Did you know that nearly 300 million tons of plastic is produced each year, half for items that are intended to be used once? Check out this discussion with our own Cape Cod Cooperative Extension waste reduction extraordinaire, Kari Parcel, and WCAI-FM on ways to reduce our consumption of single use plastics in our homes and communities! […]

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Register for the OneCapeSummit 2019

Register for the OneCapeSummit 2019

OneCape Summit registration closes on July 19th. This event (July 29-30) provides an opportunity for region-wide conversations on Cape Cod’s environment and economy. We’ll explore the natural, built, and community systems of #CapeCod and how we can become a more resilient region. Register at http://onecape.capecodcommission.org/

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Wrapping Up AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 20

Wrapping Up AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 20

In less than a month we will be saying goodbye to Year ’20s 21 members. Come join us in celebrating all of their achievements on Thursday, July 25th at 10:00 am in the Tilden Art Center at Cape Cod Community College for the AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member Graduation. Please RSVP via email to americorps@barnstablecounty.org

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