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Cape Cod Commission launches new Data Cape Cod site 

Cape Cod Commission launches new Data Cape Cod site 

By on February 18, 2022 in Press Releases, Recent News

Interactive datasets designed to support data-driven decision making   For Immediate Release (February 18, 2022) – The Cape Cod Commission has launched a new Data Cape Cod website that makes complex data and information about the region’s people, places, and economy more accessible. The Cape Cod Commission originally developed Data Cape Cod to provide local and regional datasets that support planning, economic development, and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.  The site was built from the […]

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Deadline Approaching: Annual Native Plant Sale

Deadline Approaching: Annual Native Plant Sale

MEDIA ALERT     Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Hosts Annual Native Plant Sale Annual sale aims to educate public about the importance of local, native plants January 18, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) Gardening enthusiasts can now pre-order native plants and seedlings at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension until March 18, 2022. The plant material available through […]

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Barnstable County announces business resiliency program

Barnstable County announces business resiliency program

By on February 9, 2022 in Recent News

In recent years, local businesses on Cape Cod have faced unprecedented economic challenges. A program sponsored by Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and Woods Hole Sea Grant aims to help Cape Cod small businesses develop plans to respond to and recover from disasters related to flooding and other storm events and build resilience in […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Two New Members Daniel Beltran and Edgar Miranda

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Two New Members Daniel Beltran and Edgar Miranda

(Barnstable, MA – February 8, 2022) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCHRAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Board members, Daniel Beltran and Edgar Miranda. Daniel Beltran is a retired social worker who has extensive experience directing social service agencies that address homelessness, domestic violence, AIDS, and hospice care.  Daniel, […]

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Project Summary: Chatham’s Pleasant Bay Dredging Project

Project Summary: Chatham’s Pleasant Bay Dredging Project

By on February 4, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Project Summary: Chatham’s Pleasant Bay Dredging Project: Mobilizing for this project began on November 2nd, and continued over the few days as several sections of pipe had to be repositioned from Hardings Beach to Pleasant Bay. The disposal area for this project was along Scatteree Beach. Dredging started on Friday, November 5th and was completed […]

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Project Summary: Truro’s Pamet Harbor Dredging Project

Project Summary: Truro’s Pamet Harbor Dredging Project

By on February 2, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Project Summary: Truro’s Pamet Harbor Dredging Project Mobilizing for this project began on Thursday, Nov. 4th when the Cod Fish II began the transit to the north side leaving Mashpee enroute to Monument Beach, Bourne for the first layover. On Saturday, Nov. 6th the Cod Fish II was brought the rest of the way to […]

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Project Summary: Chatham’s, Mill Creek Dredging Project

Project Summary: Chatham’s, Mill Creek Dredging Project

By on February 2, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Project Summary: Chatham’s Mill Creek Dredging Project Dredging began on September 17th in Mill Creek with the County Dredge Sand Shifter. This project was needed to clear and maintain the Approach and Inner channel which had severe shoaling alongside the jetty. Dredging was completed on October 9th. The Pre-Dredge Survey (see below) showed a total […]

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ARPA PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2022

ARPA PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2022

By on February 1, 2022 in Press Releases, Recent News

    Barnstable County was allocated $41.3 million in the federal ARPA legislation, efforts are now underway on a process for decisions on disbursement of those funds February 1, 2022 (BARNSTABLE, MA) – Barnstable County has extended the public comment period giving the public additional time to voice their priorities for expenditure of the $41.3 […]

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SHELTER UPDATE: 1 Shelters Remains Open | Warming Stations Available in Many Towns

SHELTER UPDATE: 1 Shelters Remains Open | Warming Stations Available in Many Towns

By on January 29, 2022 in Recent News, REPC

Sunday, January 30, 2022 ONE REGIONAL SHELTER CURRENTLY REMAINS OPEN Location: Barnstable Intermediate School: 895 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601 SHELTER UPDATE: As of 1:00pm on Sunday, the Falmouth High School shelter is closed. The Nauset High School shelter is anticipated to close by 3pm on Sunday afternoon. Sheltering operations are being condensed to one […]

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Important Message from Children’s Advocacy Centers for Cape Cod & the Islands

Important Message from Children’s Advocacy Centers for Cape Cod & the Islands

By on January 26, 2022 in Recent News

In 2021, the Children’s Advocacy Centers for Cape Cod & the Islands, Bristol County, and Plymouth County held response meetings and coordinated support services to nearly 300 child victims of human trafficking. In nearly 90% of these cases, there was an online element related to the exploitation, meaning, the exploitation took place online OR there […]

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