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The Dredge Report | Week of December 6, 2020

The Dredge Report | Week of December 6, 2020

By on December 16, 2020 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

The Cod Fish II A mixed bag of weather during the week, but in the end, the Cod Fish II completed the dredging of Pamet Harbor in Truro. This project, estimated to be approximately 3,120 Cubic Yards of sand from the Approach & Inner Channel in the harbor is part of an annual maintenance dredging […]

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Barnstable County’s Floodplain Coordinator Shannon Hulst Receives National Award from FEMA

Barnstable County’s Floodplain Coordinator Shannon Hulst Receives National Award from FEMA

By on December 16, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2020 Contact: Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager | 508-375-6896 | Sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Floodplain Coordinator Receives National Award from FEMA BARNSTABLE, MA (12/16/20) — Shannon Hulst, Barnstable County & Woods Hole Sea Grant Floodplain Coordinator and Deputy Director of the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, received the 2019 CRS Award for Excellence from the Federal […]

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New COVID-19 Test Sites are NOW OPEN FOR APPOINTMENTS

New COVID-19 Test Sites are NOW OPEN FOR APPOINTMENTS

Book an appointment in advance by calling the Community Testing Line at at 508-534-7103 ***Anyone who arrives at a test site without an appointment will be turned away. Be sure to schedule your appointment *** Hours of operation and location for each of the testing sites are as follows: Cape Cod Melody Tent, Hyannis Hours: […]

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Welcome to Andrew Platt, New Deputy Director at the Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training

Welcome to Andrew Platt, New Deputy Director at the Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training

By on December 14, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Congratulations to Andrew Platt, Barnstable County’s new full-time Deputy Director at the Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training. Andrew joins the department after serving with the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee as the regional shelter Coordinator/Emergency Preparedness Specialist. Andrew has served in pandemic emergency response roles while juggling his other everyday duties. From […]

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Recycle Your Old, Broken Holiday Lights!

Recycle Your Old, Broken Holiday Lights!

By on December 14, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

A holiday lights recycling drive in partnership with the town transfer stations is underway.  All 15 Cape towns’ Transfer stations will be collecting used, unwanted, or broken holiday string lights until  January 15, 2020. The lights will be recycled at a local scrap metal facility. This is a free program of Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, […]

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Cape Cod Commission launches Climate Ambassador Program 

Cape Cod Commission launches Climate Ambassador Program 

By on December 11, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

Seeking students to work together to combat the impacts of climate change  For Immediate Release (December 11, 2020) – The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to announce the launch of the Climate Ambassador Program, an initiative to educate, engage and empower young people on Cape Cod to work together to combat the impacts of climate […]

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Health & Environment Director Sean O’Brien and Public Health Nurse Deirdre Arvidson Receive Rosenthal Community Champion Award

Health & Environment Director Sean O’Brien and Public Health Nurse Deirdre Arvidson Receive Rosenthal Community Champion Award

By on December 10, 2020 in Recent News

Today the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission presented the Rosenthal Community Champion Award to Sean O’Brien, Director of Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, and Dierdre Arvidson, Barnstable County Public Health Nurse. This award is given annually to individuals in the public sector who have fostered and supported human rights, concepts, and ideals.   Both […]

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Dispose of Mercury Safely

Dispose of Mercury Safely

By on December 10, 2020 in Recent News

Got Mercury? It’s very toxic and cleanup is expensive when there is a spill. Mercury is found in common household devices, such as thermostats and thermometers. Sometimes people find jars of mercury when cleaning out an old home. Give Barnstable County a call for free pickup of elemental (liquid) and disposal information for devices: 508-375-6690. […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of November 29th

The Dredge Report | Week of November 29th

By on December 10, 2020 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

  The Cod Fish II continued work in Pamet Harbor, Truro, but with strong winds blowing on and off and a mechanical breakdown that was quickly repaired, the completion of the project has been delayed. Another day is needed to complete this project then we’ll be moving onto Provincetown to work in the harbor along MacMillan […]

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Watch the 2020 Barnstable Human Rights Awards Ceremony

Watch the 2020 Barnstable Human Rights Awards Ceremony

By on December 10, 2020 in Recent News

  The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission is hosting its annual Awards Breakfast to recognize the contributions of outstanding Cape Cod residents who have fostered and advanced human rights concepts and ideas This year, in addition to the three annual awards (the Rosenthal Community Champion, the Cornerstone, and The Tim McCarthy Human Rights Champion […]

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