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Barnstable County Seeks Bids from Shellfish Seed Suppliers

Barnstable County Seeks Bids from Shellfish Seed Suppliers

By on October 19, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County invites sealed bids for Shellfish Seed Suppliers per Bid No.7954 from vendors approved by MA Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) to provide bulk shipments of shellfish seed, to the towns in the County for Summer of 2022. The bid documents may be obtained electronically online at https://barnstablecounty.bonfirehub.com wherethey are publicly available as of […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension   4-H Program announces scholarship awards 

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension  4-H Program announces scholarship awards 

By on October 18, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from Cape Cod Cooperative Extension  October 15, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Four outstanding Barnstable County 4-H members were selected by the Barnstable County 4-H Advisory to receive scholarships totaling $6,000, as well as a $500 Kent Lage Scholarship from the Massachusetts 4-H Foundation. The four members receiving scholarships are Lydia Fitton-Alves, Elena Fritsch, […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services  Hires New Substance Use Prevention Program Manager

Barnstable County Department of Human Services Hires New Substance Use Prevention Program Manager

By on September 13, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Position collaborates with regional stakeholders and partners on critical substance use issues impacting Cape Cod September 13, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Department of Human Services is pleased to announce the hire of Kate Lena as Program Manager for Substance Use Prevention. Ms. Lena will continue the Department’s work on planning and implementing […]

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Barnstable County’s Chief Procurement Officer discusses benefits of transparency and cooperative purchasing.

Barnstable County’s Chief Procurement Officer discusses benefits of transparency and cooperative purchasing.

By on August 6, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

In the very first Bonfire podcast episode, Barnstable County’s  Chief Procurement Officer Jennifer Frates and President of Cape Cod Association of Public Procurement Officials (CCAPPO), discusses the benefits of transparency and cooperative purchasing. Who is Bonfire?  Barnstable County is now working with BonFire.  BonFire is a platform that digitizies the procurement process. BonFire has worked with hundreds […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces Upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training on Cape Cod

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces Upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training on Cape Cod

By on July 23, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

July 23, 2021 – Barnstable, MA. | The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, a department of Barnstable County, announces upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training, to be held at the Barnstable County complex, for both first-time food safety certification and recertification. By law, all foodservice locations must have at least one full-time food safety certified employee […]

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July 19, 2021 – Provincetown, MA | Provincetown Residents and Visitors Urged to Take Precautions Due to Uptick of COVID-19 Cases

July 19, 2021 – Provincetown, MA | Provincetown Residents and Visitors Urged to Take Precautions Due to Uptick of COVID-19 Cases

from Town of Provincetown Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Following the 4th of July weekend, there was an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Provincetown in addition to individuals reporting COVID-like symptoms. COVID-19 infection has occurred in both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. As of Friday July 16, 132 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 had […]

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Celebrating the 300th Edition of the Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter

Celebrating the 300th Edition of the Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter

By on July 16, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

How the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Worked for Our Residents During the Pandemic The pandemic accelerated the adoption and implementation of new technologies in local governments. Many local government employees have been working remotely, and Zoom meetings fast became the new communication tool. The Department of Human Services never missed a beat in […]

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Barnstable County Regional Food Access List

Barnstable County Regional Food Access List

By on June 22, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

See this Food Access Resources list, which we update regularly. Apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits DTA (Department of Transitional Assistance) has partnered with local organizations to assistance in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/SNAP applications. Visit their website to start your online application here  or contact Harbor Health (information below – if you need assistance […]

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Barnstable County’s Vaira Harik is Named Commonwealth Heroine by Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

Barnstable County’s Vaira Harik is Named Commonwealth Heroine by Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

By on June 4, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

June 4, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that Vaira Harik, Deputy Director of the Department of Human Services, was selected as a 2021 Commonwealth Heroine by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. The Commonwealth Heroine Award honors extraordinary women from across the Commonwealth who perform unheralded acts daily to make […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Learns Basic Wildland Firefighting and Prescribed Burn Tactics

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Learns Basic Wildland Firefighting and Prescribed Burn Tactics

By on May 24, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Completed 2-day Blended Red Card Training Hosted by Cape Cod National Seashore Hosted by the Cape Cod National Seashore (CACO) Fire Management Office on May 12 and May 13, AmeriCorps Cape Cod took part in Basic Wildland Fire Training (S130/190).  The training followed an online training module the members completed over the […]

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