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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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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Makes a Difference on Cape Cod

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Makes a Difference on Cape Cod

By on April 28, 2021 in Recent News

It’s National County Government Month and Volunteer Month and we are celebrating county government and volunteers who continue to make significant contributions to our communities. This spotlight is on the AmeriCorps Cape Cod who we thank greatly for all the contributions they make to the county by donating their time and talents! Some quick background:  […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of April 18, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of April 18, 2021

By on April 28, 2021 in Dredge Archives

Cod Fish II – Popponesset Bay, Mashpee Another week with wind and seas limiting the number of dredging days. Two half days and one full day did allow us to make progress in the work required to complete this project. Dredging status of the Cod Fish II Cod Fish II heading into the bay on […]

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Results of 2021 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released 

Results of 2021 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released 

By on April 27, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

April 27, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness has released its 2021 findings from the Annual Point in Time Count which took place on January 26, 2021 on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. The Point in Time (PIT) counts people experiencing homelessness in emergency shelters, transitional housing, motels (if paid for by an agency), on the street, in cars, in abandoned buildings, and […]

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How to Get Your Soil Tested

How to Get Your Soil Tested

By on April 27, 2021 in Recent News

  Soil and Diagnostic samples can now be dropped off at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s NEW location 212 Mid-Tech Dr., W. Yarmouth. You will see a black, oversized mailbox outside of the entrance. Soil test and Diagnostic forms will be available at the drop box. Please be sure your sample is accompanied by one […]

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Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

By on April 27, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod For Immediate Release (April 27, 2021) – The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released four (4) documents for a 21-day public review and comment period. Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments. FFY 2021 Unified Planning Work Program […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Presentation: “Know your Civil Rights” and “What is a Hate Crime”       

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Presentation: “Know your Civil Rights” and “What is a Hate Crime”       

By on April 27, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release April 27, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Attorney General’s Civic Engagement Office, in collaboration with the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCRAC), will present a webinar on civil rights and hate crimes during its monthly board meeting on May 10, 2021.  Amanda Hainsworth, Assistant Attorney General in the AG’s Civil Rights Division, will […]

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Cape Cod Commission seeks Public Comment on Cape Cod Climate Action Plan

Cape Cod Commission seeks Public Comment on Cape Cod Climate Action Plan

By on April 26, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

  For Immediate Release (April 26, 2021) — The Cape Cod Commission released the region’s first-ever climate action plan for a 30-day public comment period. The draft Cape Cod Climate Action Plan was informed by input gathered from a wide range of stakeholders in an extensive and collaborative region-wide engagement and outreach effort, a regional […]

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The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension wants every student to know where their drinking water comes from on Cape Cod.

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension wants every student to know where their drinking water comes from on Cape Cod.

By on April 26, 2021 in Recent News

Created by Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod, WetFest 2021 is a virtual education festival to teach 3-6th graders about water and how to protect the Cape’s aquifer. This environmental and water education workshop is normally conducted annually at schools across Barnstable County by AmeriCorps Cape Cod and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  […]

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