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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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WET Festival Success!

WET Festival Success!

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod hosted a water festival on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Bourne High School attended by Peebles and Bournedale Elementary Schools. The festival, called WET Fest, taught 154 fourth grade students about protecting Cape Cod’s source of drinking water. AmeriCorps Cape Cod members facilitated many hands-on activities […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Hosts Human Rights Day Event

Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Hosts Human Rights Day Event

By on December 12, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

On Monday, December 10, 2018 the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission hosted a gathering at the Hyannis Golf Course to celebrate International Human Rights Day.  The event also honored those in our community who work diligently to support human rights for all. HRC presented the Rosenthal Community Champion Award to Dan Wolf.  This award is given to those […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Annual Awards Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Annual Awards Announcement

By on December 3, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

TOWN OF BARNSTABLE REPRESENTATIVE (508) 862-4658 NOVEMBER 29, 2018 BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ANNUAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce the 2018 Rosenthal and Cornerstone Award Recipients.  The Rosenthal Community Champion Award, was named after Irving Leopold Rosenthal – it is given to those in the public sector […]

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