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12 weeks, thousands of kids: How NOAA Live! connected students to science at home

12 weeks, thousands of kids: How NOAA Live! connected students to science at home

By on July 4, 2020 in Recent News

Check out the incredible story of NOAA Education’s response to distance learning and providing fun, educational marine science webinars to students at home. Barnstable County is proud to be a part of this project, along with Woods Hole Sea Grant, as our  Aquaculture Specialist, Abigail Archer, was a guest presenter! In early March of 2020, […]

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Meet Our New Communications Intern Thomas Gruttadauria

Meet Our New Communications Intern Thomas Gruttadauria

By on July 2, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Thomas Gruttadauria grew up on Cape Cod. He’s a proud graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth High School and a rising junior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying Communications and Natural Resources Conservation. He is also a member of the prestigious Minuteman Marching Band percussion section. Thomas is working on a variety of communications projects this summer, […]

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Message from Chairman Ronald Bergstrom – Barnstable County Commissioners

Message from Chairman Ronald Bergstrom – Barnstable County Commissioners

By on July 2, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

(July 2, 2020) Thank you to our Local Boards of Health and Health Agents. You have worked tirelessly during these last several months in an unprecedented public health crisis. Your role is a primary and important one: providing a broad array of ​routine services day after day and monitoring, reporting, educating, counseling, and protecting our […]

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For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission Receives Major Investment to Support the Regional Economy

For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission Receives Major Investment to Support the Regional Economy

By on June 29, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

 $400,000 CARES Act grant will support recovery and resiliency efforts in the wake of COVID-19 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 29, 2020) – The Cape Cod Commission has received a Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Recovery Assistance Grant from the US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) in the amount of $400,000 […]

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The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston Donates Surgical Masks to Barnstable County

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston Donates Surgical Masks to Barnstable County

By on June 29, 2020 in Recent News

(June 29, 2020) – In the spirit of humanitarian assistance, the Director-General Douglas Hsu of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, and representing the Taiwan government, presented the generous donation of 15,000 surgical masks this morning to members of the Cape and Islands Legislative Delegation and officials from Barnstable County. The Taipei Economic […]

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COVID-19 Heatmap Featured by the Software Platform Used for its Development

COVID-19 Heatmap Featured by the Software Platform Used for its Development

By on June 26, 2020 in Recent News

The COVID-19 heatmap developed by the Cape Cod Commission, Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, and Cape Cod Healthcare was recently featured by ESRI, makers of ArcGIS, the software platform used to develop the heatmap. https://cccom.link/ESRI

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Watch AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s End-of-the-Year Virtual Celebration for Year 21 Members

Watch AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s End-of-the-Year Virtual Celebration for Year 21 Members

By on June 24, 2020 in Recent News

If you weren’t able to attend the AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s Virtual Celebration on June 23,  you can watch the ceremony here.  Guest appearances include AmeriCorps Cape Cod staff, Massachusetts Service Alliance, and MANY of our wonderful service partners highlighting the extraordinary service this years corps provided to the Cape Cod community.

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Preparing for Hurricane Season on Cape Cod During COVID-19

Preparing for Hurricane Season on Cape Cod During COVID-19

By on June 24, 2020 in Recent News

Andrew Platt, Barnstable County Emergency Preparedness Specialist, was recently interviewed in Emergency Management online magazine. He considers the complexity of dealing with both the pandemic and a major storm, and talks about how we are preparing.   Read the article HERE.

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License Plate Grant Funds Available for COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Projects

License Plate Grant Funds Available for COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Projects

By on June 24, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

PRESS RELEASE Information from the Cape Cod Commission Press Contacts Kristy Senatori, Executive Director | 508-362-3828 ksenatori@capecodcommission.org Sarah Colvin, Communications Manager | (508) 744-1271 sarah.colvin@capecodcommission.org Government and nonprofit entities eligible for funds to support local and regional recovery efforts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 24, 2020) – The Cape Cod Commission, on behalf of the Barnstable County Commissioners […]

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Step Two of Phase II Reopening Begins Today, Monday, June 22

Step Two of Phase II Reopening Begins Today, Monday, June 22

By on June 19, 2020 in Press Releases

  Step Two of Phase II of the Commonwealth’s four-phase reopening process begins Monday, June 22. As of today, Monday, June 22 the following is eligible to reopen: Indoor table service at restaurants, per Guidance for Restaurants Close contact personal services, with restrictions, per Guidance for Close Contact Personal Services Retail dressing rooms, by appointment […]

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