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Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

By on July 2, 2021 in Recent News

Do you ever worry that a major hurricane will impact our region? Doesn’t seem too likely, does it? But it didn’t seem particularly likely that a global pandemic would strike and it DID. Were we prepared as we could have been? Familiarize yourself with www.ready.gov/hurricanes to see how you can be READY in case of […]

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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 2, 2021 in Recent News

In the 299th 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/2UUY0zh

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Deadline approaching: License Plate Grant Funds

Deadline approaching: License Plate Grant Funds

By on July 2, 2021 in Recent News

Deadline approaching: License Plate grant funds are available to local or regional governmental or non-profit agencies for projects that support recovery efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic and resiliency to such impacts in the future. Learn more: www.capecodcommission.org/licenseplate

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OneCape Summit to be held August 23-24, 2021

OneCape Summit to be held August 23-24, 2021

By on June 29, 2021 in Recent News

The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to announce the seventh annual OneCape Summit will be held August 23-24, 2021 at the Wequassett Resort in Harwich, MA and will include both in-person and virtual components. Additional details will be made available at onecape.capecodcommission.org.

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Fourth of July Schedule for Fireworks and Parades in Barnstable County

Fourth of July Schedule for Fireworks and Parades in Barnstable County

By on June 29, 2021 in Recent News

Enjoy the festivities! Be sure to check local/town websites regularly for further event information and updates! Fireworks! 7/2 Mashpee Middle/High School, 8:45pm (postposed to July 2. Originally scheduled on July 1) 8/5 Chatham/Veteran’s Field, 9pm (reschedule from 7/1) 7/4 Hyannis/Lewis Bay @ Dusk (rain date 9/4); family oriented festivities start at 9am and continue throughout […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of June 13, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of June 13, 2021

By on June 25, 2021 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Saquatucket Harbor Channel, Harwich With the Allen Harbor project completed, the second and last project for Harwich is Saquatucket Harbor. This is also our last project of the season. This harbor is a very important recreational and commercial port for Harwich, as well as for all of Cape Cod as thousands of […]

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Barnstable County No Longer Holding COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at Cape Cod Community College

Barnstable County No Longer Holding COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at Cape Cod Community College

By on June 25, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Future Vaccine Clinics to be held at County Complex June 24, 2021 – Barnstable, MA | The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment announced today that it will no longer conduct COVID-19 clinics at the Cape Cod Community College gymnasium. Instead, beginning July 1, Barnstable County will be holding weekly COVID-19 vaccine clinics in […]

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Barnstable County Collaborates with Local and State Partners to Develop Affordable Housing

Barnstable County Collaborates with Local and State Partners to Develop Affordable Housing

By on June 25, 2021 in Recent News

On June 22, 2021, Brewster Woods held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction for a new, vital project on Cape Cod. Brewster Woods is a 30-unit affordable rental housing project being developed by a partnership between Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod (HAC) and Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (POAH).  Twenty-Nine units […]

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Provincetown Resiliency Efforts Lower Flood Insurance Premiums

Provincetown Resiliency Efforts Lower Flood Insurance Premiums

By on June 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Woods Hole Sea Grant & the Town of Provincetown  June 22, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Town of Provincetown’s advanced floodplain management efforts will earn its residents a 10 percent reduction in their flood insurance premiums. This represents an additional 5 percent savings for residents through town resiliency measures encouraged by […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of June 6, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of June 6, 2021

By on June 22, 2021 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Allen Harbor Channel, Harwich Dredging continued from Monday through Wednesday with the sand discharge moving to several beach locations along the shore. On Thursday, the team ~600′ of pipe from Aunt Lydia’s Cove and Harding’s Beach to Harwich that will be needed for several upcoming disposal locations requiring longer pipe lengths. Dredging continued […]

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