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PSA from Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians

PSA from Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians

When it comes to washing your vehicles, what is the least impactful on Cape Cod’s fragile aquifer? Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment’s Emily Michele Olmsted answers this question in a new Public Service Announcement from the Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians.

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Presented with Award from The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Presented with Award from The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

Last night, the Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod program was honored to receive the 2018 President’s Award from The Family Pantry of Cape Cod. Over the years, AmeriCorps members have helped to prep, maintain and close out the pantry’s garden each growing season. All of the food grown in the garden helps to provide the […]

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Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week June 24 – 30, 2018

Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week June 24 – 30, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 25, 2018 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contacts: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager Cape Cod Commission 508-362-3828 Kristen Boyd Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority 508-775-8504 ________________________________________ Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week June 24 – 30, 2018 BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA —The Cape Cod Commission (CCC) and the […]

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Registration open for 2018  OneCape Summit

Registration open for 2018 OneCape Summit

Registration open for 2018 OneCape Summit Building Environmental, Economic and Community Resilience August 16-17, Wequassett Resort, Harwich The Cape Cod Commission will host the fifth annual OneCape Summit on August 16 and 17 at the Wequassett Resort in Harwich. The OneCape Summit has become a forum for local elected leaders, municipal staff and appointed board […]

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Listen to the WCAI-FM Interview with Barnstable County’s Municipal Assistant Coordinator Kari Parcell

Listen to the WCAI-FM Interview with Barnstable County’s Municipal Assistant Coordinator Kari Parcell

By on June 14, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Kathryn Eident interviews Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell.  Learn how Kari is assisting Cape Cod towns with the changing landscape of recycling and waste reduction.  LISTEN HERE  

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Join the Conversation | Community Design Workshops

Join the Conversation | Community Design Workshops

By on June 11, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Are you interested in how we can create a stronger community by introducing housing opportunities for all life stages in our communities?  Join us for a community conversation and voice your preferences at the first of two workshops. The towns of Eastham, Orleans, and Falmouth, in collaboration with the Cape Cod Commission and the award-winning […]

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Nancy Viall Shoemaker Presented with Mercy Otis Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award

Nancy Viall Shoemaker Presented with Mercy Otis Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 7 pm, Nancy Viall Shoemaker was presented with the Mercy Otis Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award by last year’s recipient Dolores DaLuz at Tales of Cape Cod, Olde Colonial Courthouse, 3046 Main Street, Barnstable Village. The Award is a bronze statuette sculpted by Marstons Mills artist David […]

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Barnstable County Entomologist Larry “The Tick Guy” Dapsis on T.V. Tonight

Barnstable County Entomologist Larry “The Tick Guy” Dapsis on T.V. Tonight

Barnstable County Entomologist Larry “The Tick Guy” Dapsis will be appear on both NECN at 5:30 PM and on Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 at 7:30 PM tonight to talk about tick-borne diseases and ways to protect yourself from tick bites. Find out how you can protect yourself, your family, and your pets from tick bites!

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Traveling? Flu on the rise in some parts of the Southern Hemisphere

Traveling? Flu on the rise in some parts of the Southern Hemisphere

By on June 5, 2018 in Misc, Public Health Notices

As the Southern Hemisphere approaches its winter season, flu activity has increased in some tropical regions of the Americas, as well as in the temperate zones where the pace of infections hasn’t yet passed the thresholds in most countries, the WHO said yesterday in its latest global flu update for the week ending May 13. […]

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On Roads to Opportunity for Barnstable County Interns

On Roads to Opportunity for Barnstable County Interns

In 2017 Barnstable County’s Resource Development Office launched the ‘On Roads to Opportunity Internship Program’ placing students in unpaid internships in one of our many departments at Barnstable County and serving as an additional resource to our colleagues. This past spring semester, Barnstable County hosted three exceptional students from Bridgewater State University. Jamie Nelson is […]

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