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Meet Barnstable County’s Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist Kalliope Chute

Meet Barnstable County’s Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist Kalliope Chute

By on July 15, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Today’s Employee Feature goes to Kalliope Chute! Kalliope works as a Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist in the Water Quality and Hazardous Materials program at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Kalliope’s job is to help protect Cape Cod’s sole source aquifer from chemical contamination.  When asked what she likes best about working for the County and the people of […]

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Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps: FROM THE HEART: Selfless to the corps

Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps: FROM THE HEART: Selfless to the corps

By on July 13, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

In this July 9 Barnstable Patriot article written by Barbara Dunn, you’ll learn about the general role of  Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps under the direction of Diana Gaumond and some specifics of the program. “Her desire to help others began at a young age. It was a passion that evolved into a career in […]

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

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

By on July 10, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

DEADLINE EXTENDED: License Plate Grant Funds Available for COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Projects Government and nonprofit entities eligible for funds to support local and regional recovery efforts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (July 10, 2020) – The deadline for proposals from local or regional governmental or nonprofit agencies for COVID-19 recovery and resiliency projects has been extended […]

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Announcing the Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2020

Announcing the Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2020

By on July 10, 2020 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners is proud to announce that the winner of the 19th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is MARION “MIMI” McCONNELL of Cotuit. ABOUT THE RECIPIENT: Mimi McConnell’s name was placed into […]

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Meet Barnstable County’s Finance Assistant Priscilla Ellis

Meet Barnstable County’s Finance Assistant Priscilla Ellis

By on July 7, 2020 in Recent News

Throughout the course of the summer, one of our goals is to increase awareness of the purpose and mission of Barnstable County, and how our employees are working for you.  During the months of July and August, we’ll introduce you to several employees. Today’s Employee Feature goes to Priscilla Ellis! As the Finance Assistant, Priscilla […]

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Vote by Mail Signed into Law

Vote by Mail Signed into Law

By on July 7, 2020 in Misc

In July, a new law was passed to allow all registered voters in Massachusetts to vote by mail in any 2020 election, with no excuse needed. As required by the new law, a Vote by Mail application will be mailed to every person who was registered to vote by July 1 and who had not […]

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Barnstable County Flood Plain Specialist Shannon Hulst Discusses Recently Released Flood Risk Report with Cape Cod Times

Barnstable County Flood Plain Specialist Shannon Hulst Discusses Recently Released Flood Risk Report with Cape Cod Times

By on July 7, 2020 in Recent News

It’s Barnstable County Floodplain Specialist Shannon Hulst’s job to make complex flood predictions comprehensible to homeowners and municipalities. Read her  take on the recent release of the Flood Risk Report.  Her thoughts as reported by Doug Fraser at the Cape Cod Times, and is of interest to Cape Cod property owners, and all interested in […]

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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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