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The Connection Between Household Chemicals, Water Quality and Shellfish

The Connection Between Household Chemicals, Water Quality and Shellfish

By on September 1, 2017 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

Kalliope Erin Chute will be talking about the connection between household chemicals/pharmaceuticals, water quality, shellfish, and what actions and behaviors people can adopt to protect their local water at the Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing (BARS) September 2017 Meeting.  Please join her for this important discussion. Since 2004 Kalliope has served Barnstable County. She is the […]

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Barnstable County Is Pleased to Announce AA – Stable Bond Rating

Barnstable County Is Pleased to Announce AA – Stable Bond Rating

By on August 30, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

As a result of the County of Barnstable’s strong fiscal management over the last eighteen months, we are pleased to announce the re-establishment of the County’s AA – Stable bond rating via the independent rating service Standard & Poor (S & P). Read the Published Report – Barnstable County MA – SP Global *A bond […]

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Barnstable County Survey Results

Barnstable County Survey Results

By on August 28, 2017 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

  The County of Barnstable conducted an informal survey from June 22, 2017 to August 17, 2017 to determine each town’s familiarity and use of our County services. This survey also helped us recognize your interest in emerging or potential services that the County could offer. If you have any questions regarding the survey results format, […]

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EPA Will Work With County on Nitrogen Sensors for Septic Systems

EPA Will Work With County on Nitrogen Sensors for Septic Systems

By on August 25, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

EPA Announces Collaborative Innovative Research in Mass. and New York to Address State Environmental Issues 08/22/2017 (Boston)- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced research projects addressing priority environmental and human health problems in 14 states through partnerships between EPA’s research office, regional offices, and states. One of these projects is the “Advanced Septic […]

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STATEMENT FROM CHAIRMAN LEO CAKOUNES

STATEMENT FROM CHAIRMAN LEO CAKOUNES

By on August 24, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

“On behalf of the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners, I would like to clearly state that no item regarding a so-called “shark mitigation plan” has been presented for review, nor is one expected to be placed on any future agenda. A press statement relative to such a plan was drafted and distributed by one […]

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Public Comment Open on 208 Plan

Public Comment Open on 208 Plan

By on August 18, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Public comment open on 208 Plan Implementation Report Deadline: September 18, 2017 The Cape Cod Commission released the Draft 2017 Implementation Report for the Cape Cod Water Quality Management Plan, better known as the 208 Plan. Public comment is open through September 18, 2017. The 2017 Implementation Report recognizes the success toward implementation in all […]

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Adults Need Vaccines, Too!

Adults Need Vaccines, Too!

Barnstable County Department of Health Celebrates National Immunization Awareness Month. Every year, tens of thousands of adults in the United States suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccination. To celebrate the importance of immunizations throughout life – and to help remind adults that they […]

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MyChoiceMatters.net Raises Awareness

MyChoiceMatters.net Raises Awareness

By on August 10, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new web site – MyChoiceMatters.net. RSAC works with Cape Cod communities, elected officials, schools, businesses and health and human services agencies to provide resources and support in the areas of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and […]

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Floodplain Coordinator: Recognized For Helping Cape Codders Reduce Risk

Floodplain Coordinator: Recognized For Helping Cape Codders Reduce Risk

By on August 10, 2017 in Awards, Department News, Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County’s CRS & Floodplain Coordinator: Helping to Reduce Risk on Cape Cod The CRS & Floodplain Coordinator position was created in 2015 to assist Cape Cod communities with joining the Community Rating System (CRS), a program within the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that provides residents and businesses discounts on flood insurance in exchange […]

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Did You Miss the Screening of ‘Tick Days’?

Did You Miss the Screening of ‘Tick Days’?

  130 films out of over 1,000 submissions were screened at the highly-regarded Woods Hole Film festival this year. Barnstable County is proud to say that Tick Days, a documentary featuring Barnstable County Entomologist, Larry Dapsis, was a selection at the Woods Hole Film Festival this year. If you were unable to attend the film […]

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