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Season 25 for the Dredge Crew is Underway!

Season 25 for the Dredge Crew is Underway!

By on September 25, 2020 in Recent News

Season 25 for the County Dredge team is well underway. The Sand Shifter began dredging operations this past Monday on Sampson’s Island/Dead Neck for the Town of Barnstable’s Phase III dredging and nourishment project. Tuesday’s gale forced the crew to stop operations, but they resumed on Wednesday.  Today dredging with the Codfish II began in the Mill Creek Channel […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Seeks New Members

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Seeks New Members

By on September 23, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2020 – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCHRAC) seeks candidates to fill vacancies beginning January 1, 2021. The (9) member volunteer BC-HRAC was recently re-structured under Barnstable County Ordinance 19-10 to promote equality and human rights throughout the County. Responsibilities include attending monthly HRAC meetings, participating in ad hoc board committees, and assisting the Human Rights […]

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Sunday, September 27 is Barnstable County Independence Day

Sunday, September 27 is Barnstable County Independence Day

By on September 23, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release Remembering Barnstable County Independence Day on September 27 BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA | September 23, 2020 – The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners would like to remind residents that Barnstable County Independence Day is recognized on September 27. While no events are planned this year, the Commissioners extend the invitation to residents to […]

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Barnstable County Dredging Program Begins 25th Season

Barnstable County Dredging Program Begins 25th Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BARNSTABLE, MA—September 21, 2020— The Barnstable County Dredge season officially begins its 25th season today, continuing in its mission to improve the recreational, environmental and economic value of our changing coastline and estuaries while achieving cost savings for municipalities on Cape Cod. The program experienced impediments over the past three years to its […]

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Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Month 

Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Month 

By on September 16, 2020 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Annual celebration of cycling moves from May to September  For Immediate Release (September 16, 2020) BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA — The Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will join regional and state-wide efforts to celebrate bicycling as an alternative to driving motor vehicles during Bay State Bike Month in September. Typically held […]

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Cape Cod Commission Announces New Cape Cod Climate Action Podcast Series

Cape Cod Commission Announces New Cape Cod Climate Action Podcast Series

By on September 16, 2020 in Recent News

The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to announce its Cape Cod Climate Action podcast series, following the work of the Cape Cod Commission and its community partners as we work together as one Cape to build resiliency in our region. Episode One is available now! https://anchor.fm/capecodcommission/episodes/Episode-One-Municipal-Vulnerability-Preparedness-ejkdt7

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Meet Maria Silva, Department of Human Services’ Project Specialist

Meet Maria Silva, Department of Human Services’ Project Specialist

By on September 15, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Today’s Employee Feature goes to Maria Silva. Maria is the Department of Human Services’ Project Specialist. She creates and manages the Human Services e-newsletters, website, and assists with fiscal and administrative management. Maria says, “From the services we provide to the messages published on all our social media pages at the County, I hope that we […]

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Barnstable County to Host Drive-Thru Flu Shot Event

Barnstable County to Host Drive-Thru Flu Shot Event

Information from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment Barnstable County to Host Drive-Thru Flu Shot Event No appointment is necessary Consent forms are available to download and print at https://www.barnstablecountyhealth.org/programs-and-services/public-health-nurse FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Barnstable County – August 20, 2020 – Barnstable County residents can get a flu shot without leaving their cars at the Barnstable County […]

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Food Box Distribution Giveaway next Wednesday Sept. 16th

Food Box Distribution Giveaway next Wednesday Sept. 16th

By on September 10, 2020 in Recent News

Food Box Distribution Giveaway next Wednesday Sept. 16th from 10:00 – 2:00PM at the Sandwich Hollows Golf Club, 1 Round Hill Road in East Sandwich MA : Milk, Cheese, Chicken, and Fresh Produce available through the USDA Farmers to Families Program. While supplies last! FREE to MA residents! Spread the word! Each family box will […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Provides Emergency Rental Assistance to Cape Cod Residents

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Provides Emergency Rental Assistance to Cape Cod Residents

By on September 10, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable, Massachusetts, September 9, 2020 –  The Barnstable County HOME Program announces a new emergency rental assistance program that provides relief to Cape Cod residents impacted by COVID-19.  $100,000 in HOME funds has been targeted to provide rental assistance to Barnstable County households. The HOME Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program will be administered for Barnstable […]

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