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VISTA Volunteer Halsey O’Loughlin Joins Children’s Cove Team!

VISTA Volunteer Halsey O’Loughlin Joins Children’s Cove Team!

By on August 22, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

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 their communities. VISTA Volunteers commit to one year of full-time service, for which they […]

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DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

By on August 21, 2018 in Awards, Department News, Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County’s Department of Health and Environment was among 16 municipal health departments that received funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for a total of $1.5 million. The County received an annual award of $122,000 over the next four years to support its Tobacco Control Program that collaborates with neighboring towns on Cape […]

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Barnstable County Services Presentation | OneCape Summit 2018

Barnstable County Services Presentation | OneCape Summit 2018

By on August 15, 2018 in Misc, Recent News

An overview of several Barnstable County services offered to the 15 towns of Cape Cod, presented by County Commissioner Leo Cakounes at the 2018 OneCape Summit on Friday, August 17th. 2018 OneCape Presentation

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Barnstable County Reminds Residents of Mercury Disposal Services

Barnstable County Reminds Residents of Mercury Disposal Services

CAPE COD COOPERATIVE EXTENSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY 3195 Main Street – PO Box 367 Barnstable, MA 02630-0367 www.capecodextension.org For Immediate Release Date: August 8, 2018 Contact: Kalliope Chute Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist Barnstable County Hazardous Materials Program 800-319-2783 Kalliope@BarnstableCounty.org www.loveyourlocalwater.org BARNSTABLE COUNTY MERCURY DISPOSAL SERVICES Recently there was a large spill of liquid, or elemental, mercury […]

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Best Wishes to AmeriCorps Members of 2017-2018

Best Wishes to AmeriCorps Members of 2017-2018

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 19 Comes to a Close Thursday, July 26, 2018 – After completing 11 months of service with the Cape Cod National Seashore, town Natural Resource Departments, IFAW and many other service partners across Cape Cod, 31 members gathered at the Tilden Arts Center at Cape Cod Community College along with family, friends and members […]

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Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018 Internships

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018 Internships

By on July 23, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

We currently have two opportunities to intern at Barnstable County this Fall 2018 at Children’s Cove and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Please see job descriptions and links to apply here.

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PSA from Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians

PSA from Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians

When it comes to washing your vehicles, what is the least impactful on Cape Cod’s fragile aquifer? Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment’s Emily Michele Olmsted answers this question in a new Public Service Announcement from the Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians.

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Presented with Award from The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Presented with Award from The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

Last night, the Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod program was honored to receive the 2018 President’s Award from The Family Pantry of Cape Cod. Over the years, AmeriCorps members have helped to prep, maintain and close out the pantry’s garden each growing season. All of the food grown in the garden helps to provide the […]

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Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week June 24 – 30, 2018

Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week June 24 – 30, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 25, 2018 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contacts: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager Cape Cod Commission 508-362-3828 Kristen Boyd Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority 508-775-8504 ________________________________________ Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week June 24 – 30, 2018 BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA —The Cape Cod Commission (CCC) and the […]

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Registration open for 2018  OneCape Summit

Registration open for 2018 OneCape Summit

Registration open for 2018 OneCape Summit Building Environmental, Economic and Community Resilience August 16-17, Wequassett Resort, Harwich The Cape Cod Commission will host the fifth annual OneCape Summit on August 16 and 17 at the Wequassett Resort in Harwich. The OneCape Summit has become a forum for local elected leaders, municipal staff and appointed board […]

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