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2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

Over 300k gallons of hazardous waste from over 4k residents was collected in 2017. This protects our unconfined, sole source aquifer, Barnstable County’s rare and unique drinking water source!

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2018-2019 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2018-2019 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Andrew Platt, Program Specialist 508-375-6863 EMAIL: andrew.platt@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County, MA – Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod is holding two Individual Placement Request for Proposal (RFP) release meetings for all organizations that are interested in applying for an Individual Placement for the 2018-2019 program year. The release meetings are scheduled for February […]

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It’s Flu season. Have you gotten your flu shot yet?

It’s Flu season. Have you gotten your flu shot yet?

By on January 16, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Flu Shots are Available on Tuesdays and Thursdays Flu season is in full force… but there is still time to get a flu vaccine. Here at the Barnstable County Public Health Nursing Division office, we have the flu vaccine available by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Call us at 508-375-6617. Don’t Have Health Insurance? No Problem. […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Stands Down from Emergency Operations

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Stands Down from Emergency Operations

By on January 5, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Storm Press Releases by BCREPC PIO on January 5, 2018 The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) has concluded emergency operations for Storm Grayson. After a 24-hour operational period, the BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) demobilized at 8 a.m. Friday.   The BCREPC gives its heartfelt thanks to its emergency operations partners who staffed […]

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Barnstable County Wishes Everyone A Happy New Year

Barnstable County Wishes Everyone A Happy New Year

As we usher in a fresh New Year, all of us at Barnstable County would like to take this opportunity to wish our residents and visitors PEACE, PROSPERITY, and continued PASSION for this exceptional place that we share together #Cape Cod. In observance of New Year’s Day on January 1, 2018, offices at Barnstable County […]

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Meet Kim Concra: Barnstable County Nutritionist

Meet Kim Concra: Barnstable County Nutritionist

By on December 8, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Pick up your copy of the newest edition of Edible Cape Cod featuring our Barnstable County nutritionist Kim Concra and the many ways she champions community access to fresh, local food! Many thanks to Edible Cape Cod and their coverage and support of the local food movement here at Barnstable County. We have plenty of copies at […]

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Resource Development Officers Reach Out to Cape Towns

Resource Development Officers Reach Out to Cape Towns

Housed in the old Sheriff’s building at the Barnstable County complex, the team of four Resource Development Officers are continually keeping tabs on available grants from state and federal sources for Barnstable County’s departments. Depending on a department’s need, they develop, write, offer technical assistance and manage grants. Outreach to Towns Last Friday, Resource Development Officers hit the road […]

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DECEMBER 5&6: 5th Annual Cape Coastal Conference

DECEMBER 5&6: 5th Annual Cape Coastal Conference

The 5th Annual Cape Coastal is scheduled for December 5 and 6 at the Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, 35 Scudder Avenue. Hosted and coordinated by the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the two-day conference groups sessions under three resiliency-focused themes: Prepare, Adapt and Restore The Cape Cod Commission is once again a […]

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2018 UMASS Garden Calendars Available

2018 UMASS Garden Calendars Available

By on November 29, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

Give it as a gift or enjoy one for yourself all year. The 2018 UMASS Garden Calendar includes a featured article about insects to look for Massachusetts.  It also includes a short segment on beneficial pollinators, presents key information about current invasive insects with photos. Below is a sampling of the garden images from this year’s […]

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Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) is Growing on Cape Cod & the Islands

Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) is Growing on Cape Cod & the Islands

Barnstable County Announces 174% Increase in Total Funding to Cape & Islands Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Participants in 2017 BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – The Cape and Islands have been awarded more than $700,000 in Round 1 and Round 2 of MassDEP’s 2017 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grant funding program, a 174% overall […]

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