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NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

Kalliope Chute, the Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, was recognized for the impact she is making across Barnstable County last week at the NAHMMA National Conference (North American Hazardous Materials Management Association) in Portland, Maine. Kalliope’s role at Barnstable County is to help protect Cape Cod’s unique drinking water source, […]

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For Immediate Release August 31, 2018 : Barnstable County Commissioners Announce Barnstable County Independence Day

For Immediate Release August 31, 2018 : Barnstable County Commissioners Announce Barnstable County Independence Day

Media Contact: Sonja Sheasley | Phone: 508-375-6896 | Email: sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – Barnstable County Commissioners announced today that Barnstable County would annually recognize September 27th as Barnstable County Independence Day. By signing a reconstructed document that had been destroyed by fire in the early 1800’s, the Commissioners will reaffirm an act of protest […]

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A New Policies and Procedures Handbook for Barnstable County Employees

A New Policies and Procedures Handbook for Barnstable County Employees

By on August 30, 2018 in Misc, Recent News

  Barnstable County Commissioners recently adopted the amended Policies and Procedures Handbook for all County employees, effective as of August 1, 2018. The Policies and Procedures Handbook was revised to accommodate changes in the organization since its last publication over 13 years ago. The document received a significant face-lift, was cleaned up to reflect the […]

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Department of Human Services Report Cited in Newly Released Public Health Toolkit Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Department of Human Services Report Cited in Newly Released Public Health Toolkit Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

For more information contact: Elizabeth Albert, Director 508‐375‐6626 balbert@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Department of Human Services Report Cited in Newly Released Public Health Toolkit Addressing the Opioid Epidemic August 24, 2018 – A report published by Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services that analyzed opioid -related overdose deaths and implications for the trades and service workers […]

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VISTA Volunteer Halsey O’Loughlin Joins Children’s Cove Team!

VISTA Volunteer Halsey O’Loughlin Joins Children’s Cove Team!

By on August 22, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 and incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs in 1993, VISTA volunteers are placed in service organizations across the United States, aiming to build capacity and enhance those organizations’ ability to serve their communities. VISTA Volunteers commit to one year of full-time service, for which they […]

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DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

By on August 21, 2018 in Awards, Department News, Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County’s Department of Health and Environment was among 16 municipal health departments that received funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for a total of $1.5 million. The County received an annual award of $122,000 over the next four years to support its Tobacco Control Program that collaborates with neighboring towns on Cape […]

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Barnstable County Services Presentation | OneCape Summit 2018

Barnstable County Services Presentation | OneCape Summit 2018

By on August 15, 2018 in Misc, Recent News

An overview of several Barnstable County services offered to the 15 towns of Cape Cod, presented by County Commissioner Leo Cakounes at the 2018 OneCape Summit on Friday, August 17th. 2018 OneCape Presentation

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Register for the Next “ServSafe” Food Safety Training

Register for the Next “ServSafe” Food Safety Training

CAPE COD COOPERATIVE EXTENSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY 3195 Main Street – PO Box 367 Barnstable, MA 02630-0367 www.capecodextension.org For Immediate Release Date: August 13, 2018 Contact: Kim Concra Cape Cod Cooperative Extension 800-375-6884 www.capecodextension.org “ServSafe” Food Safety Training on Cape Cod “ServSafe”, a training program in applied food safety for the food service industry, will be […]

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Barnstable County Reminds Residents of Mercury Disposal Services

Barnstable County Reminds Residents of Mercury Disposal Services

CAPE COD COOPERATIVE EXTENSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY 3195 Main Street – PO Box 367 Barnstable, MA 02630-0367 www.capecodextension.org For Immediate Release Date: August 8, 2018 Contact: Kalliope Chute Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist Barnstable County Hazardous Materials Program 800-319-2783 Kalliope@BarnstableCounty.org www.loveyourlocalwater.org BARNSTABLE COUNTY MERCURY DISPOSAL SERVICES Recently there was a large spill of liquid, or elemental, mercury […]

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Gov. Baker to address OneCape Summit

Gov. Baker to address OneCape Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 3, 2018 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contact: Kristy Senatori, Acting Executive Director ksenatori@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Gov. Baker to address OneCape Summit Scheduled to speak on opening day of conference Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is confirmed as a Keynote Speaker for the 2018 OneCape Summit, scheduled […]

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