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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 22 Completes over 22,100 Service Hours

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 22 Completes over 22,100 Service Hours

By on August 16, 2021 in Recent News

Congratulations to AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s Year 22 Corps for completing their year of service! On July 29, 2021,  AmeriCorps Cape Cod was recognized for their efforts at ACC’s End of Year Celebration hosted at the Barnstable County Complex.  As a collective, the Year 22 Corps completed over 22,100 service hours. They created or improved 125 […]

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Cape Cod Commission announces OneCape keynote speakers, new virtual format 

Cape Cod Commission announces OneCape keynote speakers, new virtual format 

By on August 10, 2021 in Recent News

Annual OneCape Summit to be held virtually on August 23-24, 2021   For Immediate Release (August 10, 2021) — The Cape CodCommission is pleased to announce speakers for the upcoming OneCape Summit, including federal and state officials. The OneCape Summit is a regional forum for collaboration, innovation, and excellence across major policy issues and areas.  Over […]

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Local Volunteer Ham Operators Complete Summer Field Exercise

Local Volunteer Ham Operators Complete Summer Field Exercise

By on August 10, 2021 in Recent News

August 10, 2021 – Last Saturday, the Cape Cod and Islands ARES district held its summer field exercise.  These dedicated volunteers had field sites in Falmouth, Sandwich, Brewster, and Chatham with additional participation from home stations in other parts of Massachusetts. Broadcasting was conducted on VHF, UHF, 6m, HF (60 and 75m) and digital Winlink/NBEMS. […]

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Barnstable County’s Chief Procurement Officer discusses benefits of transparency and cooperative purchasing.

Barnstable County’s Chief Procurement Officer discusses benefits of transparency and cooperative purchasing.

By on August 6, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

In the very first Bonfire podcast episode, Barnstable County’s  Chief Procurement Officer Jennifer Frates and President of Cape Cod Association of Public Procurement Officials (CCAPPO), discusses the benefits of transparency and cooperative purchasing. Who is Bonfire?  Barnstable County is now working with BonFire.  BonFire is a platform that digitizies the procurement process. BonFire has worked with hundreds […]

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Learn about the Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Site Capping and Demolition Project

Learn about the Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Site Capping and Demolition Project

By on August 6, 2021 in BCFRTA, Recent News

About this project: Project consists of the capping of the Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Academy (FTA) facility with related stormwater management improvements.  In addition, the two former live fire training buildings, marine training and confined space entry (CSE) traaining props will be demolished and disposed of off-site.

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Notice of Public Involvement Site Meeting – Wednesday, August 18, 2021 – Barnstable County Fire and Rescue Training Academy

Notice of Public Involvement Site Meeting – Wednesday, August 18, 2021 – Barnstable County Fire and Rescue Training Academy

By on August 5, 2021 in BCFRTA, Recent News

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT SITE MEETING BARNSTABLE COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE TRAINING ACADEMY 155 SOUTH  FLINT ROCKROAD BARNSTABLE,MASSACHUSETTS RELEASE TRACKING NUMBER 4-26179 Posted: August 5, 2021 A release of oil and/or hazardous materials has occurred atthis location, which is a disposal site as defined by M.G.L.c. 21E, § 2 and the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP), 310 […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly Newsletter

Barnstable County Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly Newsletter

By on July 30, 2021 in Recent News

In the 301st edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services bi-weekly newsletter, you’ll find several important community announcements, events and trainings, resources and more. Please go to https://conta.cc/3l7Nq2W

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Barnstable County Dredge Completes 25th Season

Barnstable County Dredge Completes 25th Season

By on July 29, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

July 29, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – On July 1st, the County Dredge Sand Shifter finished the last phase of dredging in the outer channel of Saquatucket Harbor, Harwich, marking the end to a successful 25th season. Since its inception in 1995, the County Dredge program, led by dredge superintendent Jason Bevis, has dredged over 2,338,676 cubic yards of […]

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Your Toolkit for Understanding and Managing Child Tax Credit Payments

Your Toolkit for Understanding and Managing Child Tax Credit Payments

By on July 26, 2021 in Recent News

Do you have questions about coronavirus-related tax relief, Economic Impact Payments (EIP), how to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit and the new advanced Child Tax Credit?  Please find a comprehensive list of resources to guide you. IRS announces two new online tools to help families manage Child Tax Credit payments; one of three tools now […]

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The Cape Cod Commission approves the region’s first-ever climate action plan

The Cape Cod Commission approves the region’s first-ever climate action plan

By on July 23, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release (July 23, 2021) — The Cape Cod Commission approved the region’s first-ever climate action plan during its July 22, 2021 meeting.  The Cape Cod Climate Action Plan sets actionable goals for Cape Cod, within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts framework. It is intended to foster collaborative, targeted action to address climate change in measurable ways. The […]

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