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2nd Annual Parent Summit

2nd Annual Parent Summit

  2nd Annual Parent Summit “Building Parent Muscle” On Sunday November 5, 2017 we  are hosting the second annual My Choice Matters Parent Summit: Building Parent Muscle.  Registration is still open at http://www.mychoicematters.net/.  Please forward this invitation to your networks, friends, and neighbors.  Why:       Being a parent is hard work!  My Choice Matters: Building Parent […]

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Children’s Cove Marks 20 Years Providing Hope and Healing

Children’s Cove Marks 20 Years Providing Hope and Healing

Barnstable, MA – This year, Children’s Cove, a department of Barnstable County, marked 20 years of providing coordinated and comprehensive multidisciplinary services to child victims of sexual and physical abuse, child witnesses to domestic violence, and child victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking. Since 1997, thousands of Cape and Islands children have walked through the doors […]

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Barnstable County – Substance Use Resources- Find helpful information and resources here.

Barnstable County – Substance Use Resources- Find helpful information and resources here.

By on October 22, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

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Mercy Otis Warren: Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award 2018

Mercy Otis Warren: Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award 2018

By on October 2, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

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Bear Witness to the Clothesline Project at Barnstable County Complex

Bear Witness to the Clothesline Project at Barnstable County Complex

By on October 2, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

Bear Witness to the Clothesline Project will be held at the Barnstable County Complex on Tuesday, October 10th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. T-shirts made in memory of someone who has been touched by violence will be on view. Additionally, there will be supplies available to make and hang t-shirts. The Clothesline Project (CLP) […]

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Volunteers Help Children’s Cove Make A Difference

Volunteers Help Children’s Cove Make A Difference

By on September 11, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

VISTA Volunteer Olivia Friedrichs began volunteering at Children’s Cove in June of this year. Founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 and incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs in 1993, VISTA volunteers are placed in service organizations across the United States, aiming to build capacity and enhance those organizations’ ability to serve […]

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Community Meeting on Housing Court Expansion

Community Meeting on Housing Court Expansion

By on September 6, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

On July 17, 2017, Governor Baker signed legislation for a statewide expansion of the housing court with $750,000 to begin the expansion. Two million people in 84 cities and towns in Barnstable, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Dukes, and Nantucket counties will now have access to a housing court. Discussion on the next steps for the housing […]

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HOME Consortium Public Hearing, 9/7 8:30 AM

HOME Consortium Public Hearing, 9/7 8:30 AM

By on September 1, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County HOME Consortium has completed its 2016 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017) utilizing U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Federal Fiscal Year 2015 HOME Program funds. The HOME Program was awarded $394,512 to carry out the goals and objectives set forth in the 2015 – 2019 Consolidated […]

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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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