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Finders and Keepers: A Panel Discussion and Community Event

Finders and Keepers: A Panel Discussion and Community Event

The Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force invites you to Finders and Keepers: A Panel Discussion and Community Event Compulsive clutter and hoarding affect an estimated 3-6% of the population, which translates to approximately 8,600 individuals in Barnstable County. You are not alone.  Whether you are concerned for yourself, a family member or neighbor; or if […]

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Cape Cod Extension Marine Program Now Accepting Registration for 2019 Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course

Cape Cod Extension Marine Program Now Accepting Registration for 2019 Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course

For Immediate Release Date: January 29, 2019 From: Abigail Archer – Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Program Re: 8-Week Class Offered on the Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming For more information please contact Abigail Archer, Marine Resource Specialist at 508-375-6702 aarcher@barnstablecounty.org Accepting Registration for 2019 Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course An 8-week course on the Fundamentals […]

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Cape Cod Commission is Seeking Public Input on Your Vision for Cape Cod’s Transportation System

Cape Cod Commission is Seeking Public Input on Your Vision for Cape Cod’s Transportation System

What’s your vision for Cape Cod? Replacement of the existing Canal bridges? More sidewalks? More bike paths? Increased bus service? Improved pavement condition? Safer roadways? Self driving cars?   The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) sets the long-range vision for the transportation system on Cape Cod. It is the primary means for allocation of federal and […]

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Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

By on January 18, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

On Monday, January 21, 2019, we honor Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who inspired many with his words of wisdom and life, a man who helped to change the mindset of generations with his challenge to live free. All Barnstable County offices are closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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Behind the Scenes: M/V Sand Shifter

Behind the Scenes: M/V Sand Shifter

By on January 17, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Our dredge crew works tirelessly in all kinds of weather to maintain our waterways, providing savings to our towns. Watch this short video of the new Barnstable County dredge, M/V Sand Shifter, and the work currently being done in Cotuit Bay.

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Welcoming Newly Elected Officials 2019

Welcoming Newly Elected Officials 2019

By on January 15, 2019 in Misc

Ronald Bergstrom, formerly a member of the Assembly of Delegates representing Chatham since 2007, was sworn in as the newest Regional County Commissioner. There was also a unanimous vote to appoint Commissioner Bergstrom as Chairman. John F. Meade was also sworn in as Registrar of Deeds. Mr. Meade is the elected Register of Deeds and […]

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Department of Human Services Announces Homelessness Point in Time Count

Department of Human Services Announces Homelessness Point in Time Count

By on January 10, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The 2019 Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time count will start on the evening of Tuesday, January 29 and continue for 24 hours into Wednesday, January 30. A training session for all volunteers will be held on Wednesday, January 16 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM in the Innovation Room in the […]

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Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations

Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2018 Contact: Kayla Burgess AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member (508) 375-6847 kayla.burgess@barnstablecounty.org Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations Barnstable, MA– AmeriCorps Cape Cod and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension are organizing a holiday lights recycling drive in partnership with the town transfer stations. The Bourne, Sandwich, Mashpee, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Brewster, […]

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Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

By on December 20, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

  Barnstable County urges awareness of danger of e-cigarettes to youth BARNSTABLE (MA) December 20, 2018 – The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment strongly urges the citizens of Barnstable County to be aware of the dangers of e-cigarette use by children and young people. A surge in vaping is giving rise to nicotine […]

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Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

December 13, 2018 – Approximately 60 people attended the Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness workshop yesterday hosted by the Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. The purpose for the workshop was to arm residents and businesses on Cape Cod with the information needed to understand climate change, its impacts to coastal flooding and our […]

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