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Barnstable County Receives “Risk Management Best Practices” Award from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association

Barnstable County Receives “Risk Management Best Practices” Award from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association

Barnstable County Receives “Risk Management Best Practices” Award from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association February 12, 2019 – In recognition of their commitment to workplace safety, the DPW and Public Utilities Facilities Roundtable of Barnstable County has earned the “Risk Management Best Practices” award from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA), the County’s property and […]

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HUD Awards Over $1.8M to Cape & Islands Homeless Programs

HUD Awards Over $1.8M to Cape & Islands Homeless Programs

IMMEDIATE RELEASE- HUD Awards Over $1.8M to Cape & Islands Homeless Programs The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced the 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) awards. The Cape and Islands CoC received $1.8 million dollars in funding for housing programs to support 136 formerly homeless individuals. The region also received grants […]

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Attend Fourth Public Informational Meeting for the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study

Attend Fourth Public Informational Meeting for the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study

The fourth Public Informational Meeting for the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study, will be on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Admirals Hall on the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Campus in Buzzards Bay, Bourne. Directional signs will be posted. The Study Team will present a summary of the traffic analyses, […]

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Cape Cod Regional Transportation Plan: What locations do you think are problems?

Cape Cod Regional Transportation Plan: What locations do you think are problems?

By on February 8, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

Cape Cod Regional Transportation Plan: What locations do you think are problems? – Thinking of both LOCAL and REGIONAL transportation issues, identify the locations where you perceive:- The worst TRAFFIC SAFETY problems – The worst TRAFFIC CONGESTION – Bicycle/Pedestrian trouble spots – Other issues that impact your daily transportation needs. Go to this link: http://bit.ly/2E0RNXO

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Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod Scholarships

Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod Scholarships

The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is offering three $3000 scholarships to residents of Barnstable County who will be pursuing a degree in agriculture, horticulture or a related natural resource field. The application deadline is April 1, 2019. Additional information and application forms are available at all High School Guidance offices or online at […]

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Commissioner Mary Pat Flynn Awarded Special Recognition

Commissioner Mary Pat Flynn Awarded Special Recognition

During the regularly scheduled Barnstable County Commissioners’ meeting on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Barnstable County Commissioner Mary Pat Flynn was awarded a special recognition for her service to the community.           Members of the Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award Committee Alice George and Ann Canedy presented the award to Commissioner […]

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Message from Barnstable County’s Entomologist

Message from Barnstable County’s Entomologist

Ticks are year-round residents here on Cape Cod. Yes, they survive and are alive throughout the winter months. Read more in the Cape Cod Chronicle article featuring Barnstable County’s Entomologist Larry “The Tick Guy” Dapsis HERE. You can also find useful information on the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension website on ways to prevent tick bites.

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Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod  2019-2020 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2019-2020 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kayla Baier, Program Specialist 508-375-6848| kayla.baier@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2019-2020 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release February 5, 2019 | Barnstable County, MA – Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod is holding two Individual Placement Request for Proposal (RFP) release meetings for all organizations that are interested in applying for […]

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Finders and Keepers: A Panel Discussion and Community Event

Finders and Keepers: A Panel Discussion and Community Event

The Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force invites you to Finders and Keepers: A Panel Discussion and Community Event Compulsive clutter and hoarding affect an estimated 3-6% of the population, which translates to approximately 8,600 individuals in Barnstable County. You are not alone.  Whether you are concerned for yourself, a family member or neighbor; or if […]

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For Immediate Release: Cape and Islands Receive Grant to Address Youth Homelessness

For Immediate Release: Cape and Islands Receive Grant to Address Youth Homelessness

For More Information Contact: Beth Albert, Director Department of Human Services balbert@barnstablecounty.org 508-375-6626 Cape and Islands Receive Grant to Address Youth Homelessness January 31, 2019, Barnstable. Barnstable County Department of Human Services was awarded a Homeless Youth Services grant from the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) to conduct a community needs assessment and provide support services for […]

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