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Lower Cape TV “Peak Time” takes a look at vaping with Barnstable County Substance Use Program Manager Kim Slade

Lower Cape TV “Peak Time” takes a look at vaping with Barnstable County Substance Use Program Manager Kim Slade

By on October 29, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Watch this episode of Peak Time on Lower Cape TV.   Jack Peak talks with Kim Slade, Substance Use Program Manager here at Barnstable County about the dangers of vaping, along with strategies for parents and teens for avoiding the risks.

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Cape Cod Commission partner on $1.75 million Federal grant

Cape Cod Commission partner on $1.75 million Federal grant

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Kristy Senatori, Executive Director Cape Cod Commission 508-362-3828 Experts Collaborate to Establish Southeast New England Technical Assistance Network Cape Cod Commission partner on $1.75 million Federal grant FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 28, 2019: A collaboration of thirteen organizations, including the Cape Cod Commission, have received a $1.75 million grant […]

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Explore Internships at Barnstable County during Spring 2020

Explore Internships at Barnstable County during Spring 2020

By on October 28, 2019 in Recent News

Barnstable County is offering opportunities to intern during the spring semester, 2020.  Internships are available in Health & Environment, Human Services, Children’s Cove, the Commissioners’ Office, and the Human Rights Advisory Commission.

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How is the Opioid Crisis Impacting Your Business?  Let the ‘Employer Toolkit’ Be Your Guide

How is the Opioid Crisis Impacting Your Business? Let the ‘Employer Toolkit’ Be Your Guide

By on October 24, 2019 in Recent News

Read about the Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council’s new online ‘Employer Toolkit’ in the Cape & Plymouth Business magazine. The ‘Employer Toolkit’ was  created to help Cape businesses combat substance use disorders in the workforce. This article is shared with permission from Cape & Plymouth Magazine.

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Barnstable County/Mass DEP Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell offers advice to Orleans on how to increase recycling opportunities

Barnstable County/Mass DEP Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell offers advice to Orleans on how to increase recycling opportunities

By on October 24, 2019 in Recent News

The following article was published in the Cape Cod Chronicle on October 16, 2019 and is shared here with permission. Expert Praises Town’s Recycling, Sees Room For Improvement 16 October 2019 By: Ed Maroney ORLEANS — Another voice has been added to the conversation about the best use of the town’s transfer station. This afternoon (Oct. 17), […]

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program: Community Members Collaborating Across the Cape

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program: Community Members Collaborating Across the Cape

By on October 23, 2019 in Recent News

Barnstable County has a strong commitment to water quality, and this commitment is expressed through programs such as the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection and difficult-to-manage waste programs.  Collections are a collaboration between the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension at Barnstable County and individual municipalities, providing a convenient, cost efficient collection of hazardous materials for all […]

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2020 UMASS Garden Calendars are now available

2020 UMASS Garden Calendars are now available

By on October 23, 2019 in Recent News

The 2020 UMASS Garden Calendar is now on sale at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  The 2020 UMass Garden Calendar feature article is Rhododendron Cultural Requirements and Care. The article focuses on soil conditions, light conditions, care and recognizing winter damage. Also includes general information and types of species native to Massachusetts. Many people also love the […]

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5 Things You Need to Know about the Measles

5 Things You Need to Know about the Measles

By on October 23, 2019 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

The Barnstable County Public Health Nursing Division invites you to watch this video and learn these 5 things about the Measles in 30 seconds.

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Children’s Cove awards Bobbi Moritz with the Above and Beyond for Children Award

Children’s Cove awards Bobbi Moritz with the Above and Beyond for Children Award

By on October 21, 2019 in Recent News

Every year at the Champions for Children Conference, Children’s Cove awards a deserving individual or agency with the Above and Beyond for Children Award. This award is presented to those who show dedication and commitment to protect children on the Cape and Islands. This year’s recipient, Bobbi Moritz, from the Barnstable County Resource Development Office, […]

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Barnstable Village Improvements | Construction Update 10.21.19 – 11.1.19

Barnstable Village Improvements | Construction Update 10.21.19 – 11.1.19

By on October 21, 2019 in Recent News

Performance of the following work is scheduled to occur from October 21, 2019 to November 1, 2019 in Barnstable Village. Continue installing catch basins, drainage manholes, and drainage pipes on Main Street – The work will be performed in Main Street between Railroad Avenue and Mill Way.  This work involves excavating pits and trenches, placing […]

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