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The Dredge Report | Week of March 7, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of March 7, 2021

By on March 22, 2021 in Dredge Archives, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Stage Harbor, Chatham Dredging continued from Sunday through Wednesday morning when at low tide a break was found in the pipe. The picture below shows the break and the dredged material escaping from the break. Fortunately the break was found and repaired quickly and dredging continued within a couple of hours. Unfortunately, […]

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Notice of Public Review and Comment Period – Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 1

Notice of Public Review and Comment Period – Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 1

By on March 22, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 1 for a 21-day public review and comment period. A copy of the document is available for review at the Cape Cod Commission Offices by appointment, by calling 508-362-3828 between 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, […]

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Barnstable County’s Hazardous Waste 2021 Collection Schedule

Barnstable County’s Hazardous Waste 2021 Collection Schedule

By on March 20, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

  If you are transportation challenged (disabled, veterans, without a driver’s license/vehicle, etc.) please contact Kalliope Chute Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist | Groundwater Guardian Water Quality and Hazardous Materials Program 800-319-2783 Follow the Love Your Local Water Facebook page for updates, www.Facebook.com/LoveYourLocalWater. More information is available on www.LoveYourLocalWater.org

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Boat Shrink Wrap Recycling Program

Boat Shrink Wrap Recycling Program

By on March 19, 2021 in Recent News

We’re teaming up with Woods Hole Sea Grant to offer a free shrink wrap recycling program across Cape Cod from April 16 to June 30, 2021. Details at https://bit.ly/3eW9QkA and transfer station stickers are not needed. Program Dates: April 16 – June 30, 2021 This program is free and available to Cape Cod residents. You […]

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Albert to bring history of advocacy to county administrator role

Albert to bring history of advocacy to county administrator role

By on March 19, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

Elizabeth Albert began her work in housing advocacy by spending a lot of time in nursing homes. “I probably went to every single nursing home in Philadelphia and the counties around Philadelphia,” she said. It was the early 1990s, and Albert was working outside of Philadelphia at Liberty Resources, a center for independent living that […]

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March 18, 2021 Baker-Polito Administration Announces Transition to  Phase IV of Reopening Plan

March 18, 2021 Baker-Polito Administration Announces Transition to Phase IV of Reopening Plan

By on March 18, 2021 in Recent News

Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV on March 22; Replaces Travel Order with Travel Advisory Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan on Monday, March 22. The Administration continues to take steps to reopen the Commonwealth’s economy with public health metrics continuing to trend in a positive direction. This includes drops in […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Vaccine Timeline for All Residents, Provides Weekly Dose Updates & $24.7 Million in Federal Funding for Vaccine Equity Initiative   

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Vaccine Timeline for All Residents, Provides Weekly Dose Updates & $24.7 Million in Federal Funding for Vaccine Equity Initiative  

By on March 17, 2021 in Recent News

March 17, 2021 – Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the timeline for all remaining residents to be eligible for a vaccine.  The Administration also announced the weekly distribution of vaccine doses statewide for providers and a new $24.7 million investment in the Administration’s Vaccine Equity Initiative. Vaccine Eligibility Timeline Governor Baker today announced the dates […]

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State Public Health Officials Announce First Case of the P.1 COVID-19 Variant of Concern in Massachusetts, Urge Continued Protective Measures

State Public Health Officials Announce First Case of the P.1 COVID-19 Variant of Concern in Massachusetts, Urge Continued Protective Measures

BOSTON (March 16, 2021) – The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that the first case of the P.1 COVID-19 variant of concern, which originated in Brazil, has been detected in Massachusetts. The individual is a woman in her 30s who resides in Barnstable County. DPH was notified of her test results from genetic […]

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Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

By on March 10, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

  For Immediate Release March 10, 2021   (Barnstable, MA) — The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners voted today to appoint Elizabeth Albert to the Barnstable County Administrator position following the departure of Jack Yunits, Jr.   Ms. Albert, who served as Director of the Department of Human Services since 2008, will be the first […]

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Attend the “Let’s Talk About PFAS: Taking Action to Protect Your Health” Webinar 3/11

Attend the “Let’s Talk About PFAS: Taking Action to Protect Your Health” Webinar 3/11

By on March 10, 2021 in Recent News

March 11 webinar to focus on the health effects from exposure to PFAS contaminants in drinking water Join scientists from the University of Rhode Island (URI) STEEP Superfund Research Program Center for a virtual conversation on the human health effects of PFAS contaminants in drinking water. Hear from biomedical experts on the state of the […]

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