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Barnstable County Receives Large Shipment of PPE from MEMA

Barnstable County Receives Large Shipment of PPE from MEMA

By on July 24, 2020 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release Information from Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Multi-Agency Coordination Center Receives Large Shipment of PPE from MEMA 22 communities on Cape & Islands will receive supplies BARNSTABLE (MA) July 24, 2020 –In the state’s on-going efforts to contain and stop the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), this morning the National Guard […]

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Meet Barnstable County’s Nutrition and Food Safety Educator

Meet Barnstable County’s Nutrition and Food Safety Educator

By on July 21, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Today’s Barnstable County Employee Feature goes to Kim Concra! Kim has worked at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension for the past 14 years. Kim conducts safe food handling classes and ServSafe instruction for Barnstable County foodservice workers and managers. She also champions community access to fresh, local food, teaching nutrition workshops, food pantry nutrition education, […]

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Are You and Your Family Prepared?

Are You and Your Family Prepared?

By on July 16, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

It’s Hurricane Preparedness Week in Massachusetts! We’ve partnered with Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and other agencies to remind you to prepare for the impacts of a tropical storm or hurricane.  In this video, Barnstable County’s Emergency Preparedness Specialist Andrew Platt, explains our regional shelter system on Cape Cod and provides tips on being ready for […]

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Meet Barnstable County’s Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist Kalliope Chute

Meet Barnstable County’s Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist Kalliope Chute

By on July 15, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Today’s Employee Feature goes to Kalliope Chute! Kalliope works as a Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist in the Water Quality and Hazardous Materials program at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Kalliope’s job is to help protect Cape Cod’s sole source aquifer from chemical contamination.  When asked what she likes best about working for the County and the people of […]

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Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps: FROM THE HEART: Selfless to the corps

Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps: FROM THE HEART: Selfless to the corps

By on July 13, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

In this July 9 Barnstable Patriot article written by Barbara Dunn, you’ll learn about the general role of  Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps under the direction of Diana Gaumond and some specifics of the program. “Her desire to help others began at a young age. It was a passion that evolved into a career in […]

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Announcing the Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2020

Announcing the Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2020

By on July 10, 2020 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners is proud to announce that the winner of the 19th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is MARION “MIMI” McCONNELL of Cotuit. ABOUT THE RECIPIENT: Mimi McConnell’s name was placed into […]

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Vote by Mail Signed into Law

Vote by Mail Signed into Law

By on July 7, 2020 in Misc

In July, a new law was passed to allow all registered voters in Massachusetts to vote by mail in any 2020 election, with no excuse needed. As required by the new law, a Vote by Mail application will be mailed to every person who was registered to vote by July 1 and who had not […]

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Meet Our New Communications Intern Thomas Gruttadauria

Meet Our New Communications Intern Thomas Gruttadauria

By on July 2, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Thomas Gruttadauria grew up on Cape Cod. He’s a proud graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth High School and a rising junior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying Communications and Natural Resources Conservation. He is also a member of the prestigious Minuteman Marching Band percussion section. Thomas is working on a variety of communications projects this summer, […]

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Cape Cod Businesses Reporting Impacts due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Cape Cod Businesses Reporting Impacts due to COVID-19 Pandemic

By on June 16, 2020 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

PRESS RELEASE Information from the Cape Cod Commission Cape Cod Commission and Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce release preliminary business survey data FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 16, 2020) — Preliminary results from a survey issued to local business owners by the Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce suggest severe impacts to […]

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Congratulations to the Barnstable County Human Rights Academy Graduating Seniors

Congratulations to the Barnstable County Human Rights Academy Graduating Seniors

By on June 15, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission wishes to congratulate graduating seniors in the Barnstable County Human Rights Academy this year! As these students embark on an exciting new phase in their lives, the Academy hopes that they will continue to advocate for human rights, and continue to change the world for the better. Watch […]

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