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Cape Cod Commission Is Part of $1.2 Million Blue Economy Project

Cape Cod Commission Is Part of $1.2 Million Blue Economy Project

By on September 11, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Media Contacts: Kristy Senatori, Acting Executive Director ksenatori@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Leslie Richardson, Chief Economic Development Officer lrichardson@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Commission part of $1.2 Million Blue Economy Project U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $600,000 to Boost the Growth of the Marine Science and Technology Sector in Southeastern Massachusetts The Cape Cod Commission is partnering with the […]

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Welcoming New Members to AmeriCorps Cape Cod | Year 20

Welcoming New Members to AmeriCorps Cape Cod | Year 20

By on September 10, 2018 in Department News, Recent News

On Tuesday, September 4, 23 AmeriCorps Cape Cod members arrived to start their 11 month term of service here on Cape Cod. The members will serve various towns, County, State, Federal, and Nonprofit entities.     The vision and mission of the AmeriCorps Cape Cod program is to offer a diverse group of trained adults […]

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Ribbon Ceremony Recognizing National Suicide Prevention Day Will Be Held at Barnstable County

Ribbon Ceremony Recognizing National Suicide Prevention Day Will Be Held at Barnstable County

By on September 10, 2018 in Recent News

The Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition will recognize National Suicide Prevention Day with a ribbon ceremony this Thursday, September 13th from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM on the front lawn of the Superior Courthouse, Barnstable County complex. Please come as ribbons are hung in remembrance and hope for National Suicide Prevention Day. We will […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2018 | State Awards $317,020 to Barnstable County to Identify, Map and Manage Coastal Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2018 | State Awards $317,020 to Barnstable County to Identify, Map and Manage Coastal Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2018 Media Contact: Shannon Jarbeau | Phone: 508-375-6952 | Email: shannon.jarbeau@barnstablecounty.org State Awards $317,020 to Barnstable County to Identify, Map and Manage Coastal Flooding BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, the Cape Cod Commission, and Center for Coastal […]

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NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

Kalliope Chute, the Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, was recognized for the impact she is making across Barnstable County last week at the NAHMMA National Conference (North American Hazardous Materials Management Association) in Portland, Maine. Kalliope’s role at Barnstable County is to help protect Cape Cod’s unique drinking water source, […]

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For Immediate Release August 31, 2018 : Barnstable County Commissioners Announce Barnstable County Independence Day

For Immediate Release August 31, 2018 : Barnstable County Commissioners Announce Barnstable County Independence Day

Media Contact: Sonja Sheasley | Phone: 508-375-6896 | Email: sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – Barnstable County Commissioners announced today that Barnstable County would annually recognize September 27th as Barnstable County Independence Day. By signing a reconstructed document that had been destroyed by fire in the early 1800’s, the Commissioners will reaffirm an act of protest […]

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A New Policies and Procedures Handbook for Barnstable County Employees

A New Policies and Procedures Handbook for Barnstable County Employees

By on August 30, 2018 in Misc, Recent News

  Barnstable County Commissioners recently adopted the amended Policies and Procedures Handbook for all County employees, effective as of August 1, 2018. The Policies and Procedures Handbook was revised to accommodate changes in the organization since its last publication over 13 years ago. The document received a significant face-lift, was cleaned up to reflect the […]

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Department of Human Services Report Cited in Newly Released Public Health Toolkit Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Department of Human Services Report Cited in Newly Released Public Health Toolkit Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

For more information contact: Elizabeth Albert, Director 508‐375‐6626 balbert@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Department of Human Services Report Cited in Newly Released Public Health Toolkit Addressing the Opioid Epidemic August 24, 2018 – A report published by Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services that analyzed opioid -related overdose deaths and implications for the trades and service workers […]

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VISTA Volunteer Halsey O’Loughlin Joins Children’s Cove Team!

VISTA Volunteer Halsey O’Loughlin Joins Children’s Cove Team!

By on August 22, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 and incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs in 1993, VISTA volunteers are placed in service organizations across the United States, aiming to build capacity and enhance those organizations’ ability to serve their communities. VISTA Volunteers commit to one year of full-time service, for which they […]

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DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

By on August 21, 2018 in Awards, Department News, Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County’s Department of Health and Environment was among 16 municipal health departments that received funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for a total of $1.5 million. The County received an annual award of $122,000 over the next four years to support its Tobacco Control Program that collaborates with neighboring towns on Cape […]

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