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Cape Cod Covid Response Task Force Winding Down

Cape Cod Covid Response Task Force Winding Down

By on June 4, 2021 in Recent News

June 4, 2021 – The Cape Cod COVID-19 Response Task Force held its last weekly call with the press yesterday morning. Barnstable County is honored to have been part of this impressive collaborative effort for more than a year with local leaders in healthcare, government, and businesses across Cape Cod and the Islands. Read more […]

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Read Edition 297 | June 3, 2021 of the Department of Human Services’ E-Newsletter

Read Edition 297 | June 3, 2021 of the Department of Human Services’ E-Newsletter

By on June 3, 2021 in Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services‘ E-Newsletter Edition 297 | June 3, 2021 is now available!  This bi-weekly newsletter is designed to provide timely information on health and human service topics of interest for  people living and working in Barnstable County. https://conta.cc/3fLUv6n

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The Dredge Report | Week of May 23, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of May 23, 2021

Sand Shifter – Allen Harbor Channel, Harwich The dredge Sand Shifter, the pushboat Stephen S. Bradbury, and 5,000′ of pipe were moved from Aunt Lydia’s Cove, Chatham to Harwich on Thursday with the assistance of Chatham’s Harbormaster Stuart Smith and Harwich Harbormaster John Rendon of Harwich to get setup for the next project in the Allen […]

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Notice of Public Meeting: Cape Rail Study Advisory Group Meeting #2

Notice of Public Meeting: Cape Rail Study Advisory Group Meeting #2

By on June 2, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Virtual Public Meeting: https://capecodcommission.org/outreach/join FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 2, 2021) – The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization will host the second Advisory Group meeting for the Cape Rail Study on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm to discuss two alternatives developed and detailed on the study website […]

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Participate in Barnstable County’s New Phosphorous Removal Program

Participate in Barnstable County’s New Phosphorous Removal Program

By on June 1, 2021 in Recent News

Although phosphorus is essential to life, when an excessive amount enters our freshwater lakes and water sources through discharges or groundwater, it can cause nuisance growth of algae and cyanobacteria (also known as “blue-green algae”), and in some cases, toxins that present an exposure risk for ingestion, inhalation and exposure. Human activity, including the placement […]

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2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins

2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins

By on June 1, 2021 in Recent News

June 1, 2021 – June 1st marks the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs through November 30th. While most hurricanes and tropical storms that have hit New England occurred during August and September, residents are encouraged to take time now to begin preparing before a storm. Throughout hurricane season, the Massachusetts Emergency […]

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County offices are closed on Memorial Day

County offices are closed on Memorial Day

By on May 31, 2021 in Recent News

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Barnstable County offices are closed today and will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, June 1. Today we remember all those brave souls who fought for the nation and gave their lives. #MemorialDay  

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License Plate Grant Funds Available for COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Projects 

License Plate Grant Funds Available for COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Projects 

By on May 28, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Government and nonprofit entities eligible for funds to support local and regional recovery efforts  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 28, 2021) – The Cape Cod Commission, on behalf of the Barnstable County Commissioners and the Barnstable County Economic Development Council (BCEDC), is seeking proposals from local or regional governmental or nonprofit agencies for projects that support […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of May 16 , 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of May 16 , 2021

Cod Fish II – Bourne’s, Great & Green Pond Entrance Channels, Falmouth Last week all three projects in Falmouth were completed. On Tuesday, Bourne’s Pond Entrance Channel was completed. The volume target was 4,084 Cubic Yards. On Thursday, Great Pond Entrance Channel was started and completed. The volume target was 265 Cubic Yards. And on Friday, […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Learns Basic Wildland Firefighting and Prescribed Burn Tactics

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Learns Basic Wildland Firefighting and Prescribed Burn Tactics

By on May 24, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Completed 2-day Blended Red Card Training Hosted by Cape Cod National Seashore Hosted by the Cape Cod National Seashore (CACO) Fire Management Office on May 12 and May 13, AmeriCorps Cape Cod took part in Basic Wildland Fire Training (S130/190).  The training followed an online training module the members completed over the […]

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