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Seeking Master Gardener Applicants for 2020

Seeking Master Gardener Applicants for 2020

Press Release The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is now accepting applications for the 2020 class.  The Master Gardener Program is a cooperative effort between community volunteers and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  This program is designed to meet the horticulture needs of Barnstable County citizens through education and outreach.  If accepted into the […]

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Cape and Islands License Plate Grant Funds Available to support local economic development initiatives

Cape and Islands License Plate Grant Funds Available to support local economic development initiatives

PRESS RELEASE Information from the Cape Cod Commission Press Contacts Kristy Senatori, Executive Director | 508-362-3818 ksenatori@capecodcommission.org Sarah Colvin, Communications Manager | (508) 744-1271 sarah.colvin@capecodcommission.org Barnstable County License Plate Grant Program: Funding Available Cape and Islands License Plate Grant Funds Available to support local economic development initiatives FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Barnstable, MA – The […]

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Attention Medicare Beneficiaries: Sign up on MyMedicare.gov

Attention Medicare Beneficiaries: Sign up on MyMedicare.gov

By on August 21, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

The SHINE Program encourages Medicare beneficiaries to sign up on www.MyMedicare.gov to take charge of their own health insurance information.  They will be able to see doctor’s visits, the list of preventive benefits, their drug list to use during Open Enrollment, and they can chat with customer service at Medicare. For an easy to follow […]

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Barnstable County Mercury Disposal Services

Barnstable County Mercury Disposal Services

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Date: August 21, 2019 Contact: Kalliope Chute, Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist – Barnstable County Hazardous Materials Program 800-319-2783 Kalliope@BarnstableCounty.org www.loveyourlocalwater.org BARNSTABLE COUNTY MERCURY DISPOSAL SERVICES Mercury is a metallic element that people may have in their homes. It is extremely toxic to humans and can be problematic in the environment […]

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Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Offers ‘Buried Treasures Self-Help Workshops’

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Offers ‘Buried Treasures Self-Help Workshops’

Have belongings taken over your house, life and social calendar? Please join us at one of our Buried Treasures self-help workshops. These action-oriented self-help support groups are approximately 14 sessions and are based on the book Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding by David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee. All […]

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PSA from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment: Protect yourself from Mosquito-borne illness

PSA from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment: Protect yourself from Mosquito-borne illness

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed the presence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV) in #BarnstableCounty. The public is urged to be vigilant and practice personal protection to avoid mosquito bites. Use EPA approved insect repellent, cover up with pants and long sleeves, and use screens to keep mosquitoes outdoors. http://bit.ly/2H04d3e

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Upcoming SHINE Presentation on Medicare

Upcoming SHINE Presentation on Medicare

By on August 8, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

SHINE Program Manager Tracey Benson will give a Medicare presentation on August 26th in Falmouth for those that are turning 65, thinking about retirement, or just those who may want to learn more about Medicare. WHEN: Monday, August 26th | 1:30 PM-3:00 PM WHERE: Falmouth Senior Center, 300 Dillingham Ave., Falmouth, MA. 02540 Stay tuned for […]

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Barnstable County Retirement Association | Election 2019 Notices

Barnstable County Retirement Association | Election 2019 Notices

By on August 2, 2019 in Misc, Recent News

Please find links to documents relating to the Barnstable County Retirement Association Election 2019.       Please visit the Barnstable County Retirement Website for more information.

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Wrapping Up Year 20 – AmeriCorps Cape Cod

Wrapping Up Year 20 – AmeriCorps Cape Cod

  Last Thursday July 25, 2019,  AmeriCorps Cape Cod hosted its Year 20 Member Recognition Ceremony at Cape Cod Community College.     Twenty-one AmeriCorps Cape Cod members officially ended an 11-month commitment of service on Cape Cod.  During the past year they completed 166 projects in 15 towns on Cape Cod, including clearing herring run debris, […]

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Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Declares August Seal-and-Shark Awareness Month

Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Declares August Seal-and-Shark Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2019 Media Contact: Sonja Sheasley, Barnstable County Communications Coordinator Email: Sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Declares August Seal-and-Shark Awareness Month BARNSTABLE, MA – The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners voted today to make the month of August Seal and Shark Awareness Month on Cape Cod. Wellfleet concerned […]

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