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Read the Latest Regional Substance Use Council Newsletter

Read the Latest Regional Substance Use Council Newsletter

By on May 15, 2021 in Recent News

Edition 102 | May 13, 2021 Read the Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) E-Newsletter. This monthly newsletter is designed to provide information on substance use across the continuum of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. For additional information visit the Department website at www.bchumanservices.net

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The Dredge Report | Week of May 5, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of May 5, 2021

By on May 11, 2021 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Aunt Lydia’s Cove, Chatham Work continued on the staging for Phase 2 of the Aunt Lydia’s Cove project. On Monday & Tuesday, the crew continued to move pipe to the discharge location along the beach at the base of Linnell Lane. Dredging started on Wednesday and continued through Saturday. The Pre-Dredge volume to […]

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Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training Announces ‘Train-the-Trainer Course’ for Cape Cod Fire Fighters

Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training Announces ‘Train-the-Trainer Course’ for Cape Cod Fire Fighters

By on May 11, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

May 11, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training (CCCPST) would like to announce the Fire Ground Survival (FGS) Train-the-Trainer Class, a 4-day course taught by instructors with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), to be held at Joint Base Cape Cod May 10th – 14th. IAFF member firefighters […]

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Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Award

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Award

By on May 11, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

$­­­­­­125K in grants awarded to Cape Cod Cooperative Extension for the establishment of a regional household hazardous waste (HHW) collection center May 11, 2021(Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, a department of Barnstable County Regional Government, has been awarded a total of $125K through a Sustainable Materials Recovery […]

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Transportation Planning Virtual Public Meetings  

Transportation Planning Virtual Public Meetings  

By on May 10, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Planning for Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod  For Immediate Release (May 10, 2021) – The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization is hosting a series of virtual public meetings this week to share information and allow for public comment and discussion on important transportation planning documents. The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) serves as a prioritized […]

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Read News from the Department of Human Services

Read News from the Department of Human Services

By on May 6, 2021 in Recent News

Read the Barnstable County Department of Human Services‘ E-Newsletter. This bi-weekly newsletter is designed to provide timely information on health and human service topics of interest for people living and working in Barnstable County.  Access Edition 295 | May 6, 2021 HERE>

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Wendy Northcross Named Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year

Wendy Northcross Named Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year

By on May 5, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20th annual award recognizes community leadership and ideals of patriotism in Barnstable County May 5, 2021, Barnstable, MA– Today, the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners officially endorsed Wendy Northcross, residing in West Barnstable, as the 2021 Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year recipient. The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of April 25, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of April 25, 2021

Cod Fish II – Popponesset Bay, Mashpee Dredging continued on Monday even with strong wind and seas slowing down the operation. On Tuesday the dredging was completed for the Popponesset Bay Approach Channel. The pipe running from the dredge to the discharge location on the beach was removed and brought into the bay on Thursday along […]

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Health Communications Coordinator Bethany Traverse Talks about the Heart Behind the Barnstable County COVID-19 Helpline

Health Communications Coordinator Bethany Traverse Talks about the Heart Behind the Barnstable County COVID-19 Helpline

By on April 30, 2021 in Recent News

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.”  – Elizabeth Andrew A few weeks ago, after a hectic morning putting out fires following the announcement of a pause in distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, I ventured out for a walk in the woods near the Santuit Pond Conservation Area […]

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Do You Know Someone 16-24 Who Would Benefit from Job Corps?

Do You Know Someone 16-24 Who Would Benefit from Job Corps?

By on April 29, 2021 in Misc

WHAT IS JOB CORPS? The Job Corps program is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through Career Technical and Academic Training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the […]

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