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Dates For This Season’s HHW Collections

Dates For This Season’s HHW Collections

By on June 7, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collections held on Cape Cod are a collaboration between Barnstable County and individual municipalities. The number and frequency of collections vary by town. The household hazardous waste programs work closely with towns to undertake new initiatives for recycling and disposal of difficult to manage wastes. Regional collection programs provide convenient, cost efficient […]

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Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Tick Season

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Tick Season

By on June 5, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

Barnstable County’s Entomologist and Deer Tick Project Coordinator, Larry Dapsis, shares this important information about ticks and disease prevention for the benefit of residents and visitors. There is no real defined season for ticks. Ticks become active whenever temperatures are above freezing and a break in snow cover occurs. Remember to take precautions more often […]

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Firefighter, Rescue & EMS Personnel Invited to Register

Firefighter, Rescue & EMS Personnel Invited to Register

By on June 1, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

Attention Fire/Rescue & EMS Personnel: Register for Hoarder Homes: Piles of Hazards for Firefighters and EMS This session will cover: • The dangers entering heavy content environments • Increased exposure to biohazards… • Managing patient care and firefighting operations Open to all interested fire, rescue and EMS personnel, but limited to 75. WHEN: Wednesday| June […]

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REGISTER FOR  JUNE 22 & 23 ONECAPE SUMMIT

REGISTER FOR JUNE 22 & 23 ONECAPE SUMMIT

ABOUT THE 2017 ONECAPE SUMMIT The Cape Cod Commission and The Nature Conservancy will present day one of the 2017 OneCape Summit. With a focus on water quality, attendees will hear about updates to the technologies matrix, local implementation of nutrient management plans and next steps. Don’t miss the technology innovation showcase presented by NorthEast […]

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Barnstable County Fire Academy Graduation

Barnstable County Fire Academy Graduation

Saturday May 20, 2017 – 21 men and women representing 6 fire departments across Cape Cod graduated from the Barnstable County Fire Academy. These dedicated individuals completed more than 200 hours of training at the academy which culminated in receiving their Firefighter I/II certificates. The Event Opening remarks were given by Fire Academy Director and […]

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The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award 2017

The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award 2017

By on March 17, 2017 in Recent News

Tales of Cape Cod will present the 16th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award  at their June 5th meeting of Tales of Cape Cod.  The event is held at the historic Olde Barnstable County Court House, Route 6A, Barnstable. The award is a marquette of the statue of Mercy Otis Warren which […]

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Human Rights Academy 2016 Report

By on August 4, 2016 in Recent News, Reports

Human Rights Academy Report 2016

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Malcolm McDowell Award for Human Rights Activism

Malcolm McDowell Award for Human Rights Activism

By on June 1, 2016 in Misc, Recent News

Malcolm McDowell Award for Human Rights Activism was presented by the Human Rights Commission to Miriam Massaad of Harwich on May 25th to honor her six years of leadership and advocacy as a member of the Human Rights Academy. featured l-r: Roland Bessette, Chair of Barnstable County Human Rights Commission; Miriam Massaad, Kathy McDowell, widow […]

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15th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award 2016

15th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award 2016

By on March 25, 2016 in Misc, Recent News

Congratulations to the 2016 recipient of the Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year, Ann Williams of Osterville. Click here to view the press release and to learn more about Ann Tales of Cape Cod will present the 15th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award  at their June 6th meeting of Tales […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection 2016 Schedule

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection 2016 Schedule

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s yearly Household Hazardous Waste Collections 2016 schedule is available now! Hazardous Waste & Water Quality programs are designed to assists individuals, families, businesses, and government agencies in making better decisions about using and disposing of hazardous materials.  Cape Cod Cooperative Extension works to educate the public and facilitate collection programs for: Household Hazardous […]

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