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Local Volunteer Ham Operators Complete Summer Field Exercise

Local Volunteer Ham Operators Complete Summer Field Exercise

By on August 10, 2021 in Recent News

August 10, 2021 – Last Saturday, the Cape Cod and Islands ARES district held its summer field exercise.  These dedicated volunteers had field sites in Falmouth, Sandwich, Brewster, and Chatham with additional participation from home stations in other parts of Massachusetts. Broadcasting was conducted on VHF, UHF, 6m, HF (60 and 75m) and digital Winlink/NBEMS. […]

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Barnstable County’s Chief Procurement Officer discusses benefits of transparency and cooperative purchasing.

Barnstable County’s Chief Procurement Officer discusses benefits of transparency and cooperative purchasing.

By on August 6, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

In the very first Bonfire podcast episode, Barnstable County’s  Chief Procurement Officer Jennifer Frates and President of Cape Cod Association of Public Procurement Officials (CCAPPO), discusses the benefits of transparency and cooperative purchasing. Who is Bonfire?  Barnstable County is now working with BonFire.  BonFire is a platform that digitizies the procurement process. BonFire has worked with hundreds […]

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Learn about the Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Site Capping and Demolition Project

Learn about the Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Site Capping and Demolition Project

By on August 6, 2021 in BCFRTA, Recent News

About this project: Project consists of the capping of the Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Academy (FTA) facility with related stormwater management improvements.  In addition, the two former live fire training buildings, marine training and confined space entry (CSE) traaining props will be demolished and disposed of off-site.

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly Newsletter

Barnstable County Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly Newsletter

By on July 30, 2021 in Recent News

In the 301st edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services bi-weekly newsletter, you’ll find several important community announcements, events and trainings, resources and more. Please go to https://conta.cc/3l7Nq2W

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Barnstable County Dredge Completes 25th Season

Barnstable County Dredge Completes 25th Season

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

July 29, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – On July 1st, the County Dredge Sand Shifter finished the last phase of dredging in the outer channel of Saquatucket Harbor, Harwich, marking the end to a successful 25th season. Since its inception in 1995, the County Dredge program, led by dredge superintendent Jason Bevis, has dredged over 2,338,676 cubic yards of […]

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Your Toolkit for Understanding and Managing Child Tax Credit Payments

Your Toolkit for Understanding and Managing Child Tax Credit Payments

By on July 26, 2021 in Recent News

Do you have questions about coronavirus-related tax relief, Economic Impact Payments (EIP), how to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit and the new advanced Child Tax Credit?  Please find a comprehensive list of resources to guide you. IRS announces two new online tools to help families manage Child Tax Credit payments; one of three tools now […]

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The Cape Cod Commission approves the region’s first-ever climate action plan

The Cape Cod Commission approves the region’s first-ever climate action plan

By on July 23, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release (July 23, 2021) — The Cape Cod Commission approved the region’s first-ever climate action plan during its July 22, 2021 meeting.  The Cape Cod Climate Action Plan sets actionable goals for Cape Cod, within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts framework. It is intended to foster collaborative, targeted action to address climate change in measurable ways. The […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces Upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training on Cape Cod

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces Upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training on Cape Cod

By on July 23, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

July 23, 2021 – Barnstable, MA. | The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, a department of Barnstable County, announces upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training, to be held at the Barnstable County complex, for both first-time food safety certification and recertification. By law, all foodservice locations must have at least one full-time food safety certified employee […]

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July 19, 2021 – Provincetown, MA | Provincetown Residents and Visitors Urged to Take Precautions Due to Uptick of COVID-19 Cases

July 19, 2021 – Provincetown, MA | Provincetown Residents and Visitors Urged to Take Precautions Due to Uptick of COVID-19 Cases

from Town of Provincetown Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Following the 4th of July weekend, there was an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Provincetown in addition to individuals reporting COVID-like symptoms. COVID-19 infection has occurred in both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. As of Friday July 16, 132 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 had […]

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Provincetown Expands Testing in Response to COVID-19 Cases

Provincetown Expands Testing in Response to COVID-19 Cases

By on July 17, 2021 in Recent News

Vaccination Available at Testing Site Starting Monday STATEMENT ON RECENT COVID-19 CASES IN PROVINCETOWN from Town of Provincetown Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Outer Cape Health Services Honorable Sarah Peake, State Representative Honorable Julian Cyr, State Senator PROVINCETOWN, MA – In response to a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, the Town of Provincetown is […]

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