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Children’s Cove 19th Annual Champions for Children Conference was Virtual Success 

Children’s Cove 19th Annual Champions for Children Conference was Virtual Success 

By on November 3, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from: Stacy Gallagher, Director  Children’s Cove     The innovative multidisciplinary virtual conference had a record number of attendees   (Barnstable, MA) – November 2, 2021, Children’s Cove, the Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, hosted its 19th Annual Champions for Children Conference in a virtual setting on October 21, 2021, which allowed a record […]

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How can we be better prepared for the next storm event?

How can we be better prepared for the next storm event?

By on November 2, 2021 in Recent News

 Now that the storm has passed us, let’s seriously talk about how we can all improve storm preparedness. Watch Chip Reilly, the County’s Emergency Preparedness Specialist, explain critical ways to prepare for a storm event, with a concentration on senior preparedness. This presentation is from a talk this past September at the Brewster Council on […]

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Barnstable County Names Mandi Speakman Deputy Director of Department of Human Services   

Barnstable County Names Mandi Speakman Deputy Director of Department of Human Services   

By on November 1, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from: Barnstable County Department of Human Services Position will help advance initiatives in behavioral health, aging, and homelessness  November 1, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Department of Human Services is pleased to announce the hire of Mandi Speakman as Deputy Director/Senior Project Manager. Ms. Speakman will work to help advance the Department’s County-wide initiatives, focusing particular […]

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Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Announces Scheduling and Location Changes Re Free COVID-19 PCR Testing Clinics

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Announces Scheduling and Location Changes Re Free COVID-19 PCR Testing Clinics

By on October 29, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

  MEDIA ALERT Information from: Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment                              October 29, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment will continue to provide free COVID-19 PCR Testing through the end of October and over the holidays, with some changes to testing […]

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Report of Barnstable County Real Estate Activity | September 2021 |  Sales Volume Dips While Individual Value Rises

Report of Barnstable County Real Estate Activity | September 2021 | Sales Volume Dips While Individual Value Rises

By on October 25, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGISTRY OF DEEDS P.O. BOX 368 BARNSTABLE, MASSACHUSETTS 02630 Telephone 508-362-7733 Fax 508-362-1917 John F. Meade, Registrar David B. Murphy, Assistant Register Kathleen Grenier, Executive Administrative Assistant REPORT OF BARNSTABLE COUNTY REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2021 SALES VOLUME DIPS & INDIVIDUAL VALUE RISES Barnstable County Register of Deeds, […]

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2022 UMass Garden Calendars Now Available for Purchase 

2022 UMass Garden Calendars Now Available for Purchase 

By on October 25, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

MEDIA ALERT  Information from:  CAPE COD COOPERATIVE EXTENSION    2022 UMass Garden Calendars Now Available for Purchase  Calendar provides helpful gardening tips all year long   October 22, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The 2022 UMASS Garden Calendar is now for sale on the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s website. This year’s Garden Calendar feature article is Keystone […]

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Groundbreaking Nitrogen Monitoring Technology Completes Field Verification at Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC) 

Groundbreaking Nitrogen Monitoring Technology Completes Field Verification at Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC) 

By on October 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

October 22, 2021 – Barnstable, MA | The Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC), a division of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, announced today that field verification testing conducted at the facility during the last three years has aided in the successful development of an award-winning sensor for measuring nitrogen discharges from innovative and alternative (I/A) septic systems.   Found in most soils and plants, water, the atmosphere, and our DNA, nitrogen is crucial to life on […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Takes Additional Actions on the Use of a Booster Dose for COVID-19 Vaccines

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Takes Additional Actions on the Use of a Booster Dose for COVID-19 Vaccines

By on October 22, 2021 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

As of October 21, 2021, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA)  has amended emergency use approvals (EUAs) for Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines. Barnstable County will begin providing booster doses of these vaccines as supply allows once we receive approval from CDC and Massachusetts Department of Health. COVID-19 Booster Shots – Frequently Asked Questions/Concerns Is a […]

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Barnstable County Seeks Bids from Shellfish Seed Suppliers

Barnstable County Seeks Bids from Shellfish Seed Suppliers

By on October 19, 2021 in Recent News

Barnstable County invites sealed bids for Shellfish Seed Suppliers per Bid No.7954 from vendors approved by MA Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) to provide bulk shipments of shellfish seed, to the towns in the County for Summer of 2022. The bid documents may be obtained electronically online at https://barnstablecounty.bonfirehub.com wherethey are publicly available as of […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension   4-H Program announces scholarship awards 

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension  4-H Program announces scholarship awards 

By on October 18, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information from Cape Cod Cooperative Extension  October 15, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Four outstanding Barnstable County 4-H members were selected by the Barnstable County 4-H Advisory to receive scholarships totaling $6,000, as well as a $500 Kent Lage Scholarship from the Massachusetts 4-H Foundation. The four members receiving scholarships are Lydia Fitton-Alves, Elena Fritsch, […]

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