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Learn about Shellfish Aquaculture on Cape Cod

Learn about Shellfish Aquaculture on Cape Cod

By on December 7, 2020 in Recent News

Do you want to learn about shellfish aquaculture? The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Program, Woods Hole Sea Grant, and the Southeastern MA Aquaculture Center are offering the Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming class online in 2021. Starting on Thursday February 4, 2021, the class will meet every Thursday night from 7:00-8:15 PM through April 1. […]

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December 5, 2020 Weather Update | Intense coastal storm will impact parts of Southern New England with snow, heavy rain and very strong winds today into tonight

December 5, 2020 Weather Update | Intense coastal storm will impact parts of Southern New England with snow, heavy rain and very strong winds today into tonight

By on December 5, 2020 in Recent News

Information from the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Coastal system will heavily impact parts of southern New England today. Today through early Sunday a strong winter storm will bring heavy rain changing over in the afternoon to a period of heavy wet snow across the interior along with strong wind gusts of 50- 60 […]

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December 4, 2020 – BCREPC Weather Update | High Wind Watch for Cape Cod and the Islands on Saturday

December 4, 2020 – BCREPC Weather Update | High Wind Watch for Cape Cod and the Islands on Saturday

By on December 4, 2020 in Recent News

Information from Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC). Strong winds are likely along the coast and a high wind watch has been issued for coastal Plymouth county to Cape Cod and the Islands Saturday into Saturday night. Gusts could be 60-65 mph resulting in possible scattered power outages across the region.  The MACC is […]

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Hunger is rising on Cape Cod. This holiday season, here’s how you can help.

Hunger is rising on Cape Cod. This holiday season, here’s how you can help.

By on December 2, 2020 in Recent News

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the table that so many Cape Codders had neatly laid their lives upon. The cost of living on Cape Cod was already high, and many year-round residents were cobbling together their finances with a handful of jobs. With so many in-person industries crippled by the pandemic, budgets are stretched thinner and […]

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UMass Tick-Testing Service Temporarily Sidelined by Work Furloughs

UMass Tick-Testing Service Temporarily Sidelined by Work Furloughs

By on December 2, 2020 in Recent News

Please be advised of interruption to tick testing: As of December 1, the tick testing lab at UMass Amherst suspended operations. The university furloughed a number of employees. The test lab will reopen at some future point but a date has not been established. You can check the UMass website www.TickReport.com for updates and we […]

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The Dredge Report – Week of November 22, 2020

The Dredge Report – Week of November 22, 2020

By on December 1, 2020 in Dredge Archives, Recent News

A tornado warning in November! Dredging at Parker’s River with the Sand Shifter had to stop on Monday due to the high winds and seas associated with that wild weather that came through the area. Dredging restarted on Wednesday and we were able to complete the project on Saturday. Over in Cape Cod Bay, on […]

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November 30, 2020 | Weather Update: High Wind Warning and Heavy Rain for Cape Cod and the Islands

November 30, 2020 | Weather Update: High Wind Warning and Heavy Rain for Cape Cod and the Islands

By on November 30, 2020 in Recent News

Event: Special Weather Statement Alert: …HEAVY RAIN MAY LEAD TO STREET FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING… A period of widespread rain with embedded downpours will impact southern New England this afternoon and evening. This may lead to localized street flooding, particularly during the evening commute. Keep this in mind if you will be traveling this […]

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November 29, 2020 | Weather Update: Damaging Winds and Heavy Rain Possible for Monday and Tuesday

November 29, 2020 | Weather Update: Damaging Winds and Heavy Rain Possible for Monday and Tuesday

By on November 29, 2020 in Recent News

Weather Forecast Expect 50-55 MPH wind gusts and significant rain tomorrow into Tuesday.  Strongest wind is expected from 2:00 PM on Monday, November 30 until midnight on Tuesday, December 1. Heaviest rain is expected Monday afternoon and evening. Some scattered power outages across the region are possible. Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) The MACC is on […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

By on November 26, 2020 in Recent News

We are thankful for you! Though our Thanksgiving may look differently this year, we are grateful to you, our residents and visitors for your continued commitment to help us flatten the curve. Wishing everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! From all of us at Barnstable County.

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The Dredge Report – Week of November 15, 2020

The Dredge Report – Week of November 15, 2020

By on November 25, 2020 in Dredge Archives, Recent News

The Sand Shifter started dredge operation in the Parker River entrance channel on Monday and continued throughout the week. This project is the first of several for the town of Yarmouth. Once completed, we’ll be moving to Bass River working from the entrance up to and under Route 28.   The Cod Fish II is […]

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