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Attention Cape Cod Business Owners

Attention Cape Cod Business Owners

By on September 8, 2020 in Recent News

Cape Cod business owners: How are you being impacted by the ongoing #COVID-19 pandemic? Respond to the Cape Cod Commission’s survey to help build a strategy for recovery. https://cccom.link/ImpactSurveyAug2020

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Sales Volume in Barnstable County Jumps, Value Continues to Rise

Sales Volume in Barnstable County Jumps, Value Continues to Rise

By on September 8, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

  Barnstable County Register of Deeds, John F. Meade, reports that the volume of real estate sales in August 2020 was up 30.4% from August 2019 volume and the total value of sales was up 45.6% from the previous year.  The median individual property sale value was up 14% from the previous year.  There was […]

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Become a Master Gardener!

Become a Master Gardener!

By on September 8, 2020 in Recent News

Do you want to share your love of gardening with the community? Become a Master Gardener! Master Gardener volunteers help extend gardening knowledge into our #CapeCod community. Accepting applications to Oct. 1. Go to https://bit.ly/32awjnj All information and application for the program can be found on our website at https://www.capecodextension.org/aghort/mastergardener/ click on “Becoming a Master […]

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Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day!

By on September 7, 2020 in Recent News

Happy Labor Day Cape Cod! Labor Day has a much deeper significance this year. Thank you to all who have helped our region keep going in 2020: healthcare workers, emergency responders, teachers, grocery store workers, restaurant staff, delivery personnel, and on and on! Enjoy.

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Program Works in Cooperation with the Woods Hole Sea Grant Program

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Program Works in Cooperation with the Woods Hole Sea Grant Program

By on September 4, 2020 in Recent News

The Woods Hole Sea Grant Marine Team got to Provincetown before the sun last week. Working with one of the shellfish growers there, they planted several hundred little surf clams in experimental plots. The goal is to see if the Northern or the Southern subspecies of surf clams will grow faster. Small surf clams are […]

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Why the 2020 Census Matters to Barnstable County

Why the 2020 Census Matters to Barnstable County

By on September 3, 2020 in Recent News

Did you know it only takes about ten minutes to fill out the census? It’s safe, secure, and confidential. The future of Cape Cod depends on a complete count.  Watch this video and hear from Barnstable County employees why the census is so important to our community. The County supports a wide variety of regional […]

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Read the September 3rd Edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Newsletter

Read the September 3rd Edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Newsletter

By on September 3, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Read the latest edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ E-Newsletter. This bi-weekly newsletter is designed to provide timely information on health and human service topics of interest for people living and working in Barnstable County. #CapeCod

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Are You New to Medicare?

Are You New to Medicare?

By on September 1, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Please visit the Barnstable County Department of Human Services SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program information page to find video links, a beginner’s guide, and more to get started with Medicare.  Questions? Contact the SHINE office at 508-375-6762 SHINE

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Be Ready for the Next Storm: Read the Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Coastal Hazards

Be Ready for the Next Storm: Read the Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Coastal Hazards

By on August 31, 2020 in Recent News

  The destruction wrought by hurricane Laura in the Gulf is a reminder to be prepared for tropical weather as we head into the most active part of hurricane season. Please read the Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Coastal Hazards.  Visit bit.ly/3jnxFAS This handbook was developed as a cooperative project among the two Massachusetts Sea […]

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Barnstable County is Working for You: Staff Spotlights

Barnstable County is Working for You: Staff Spotlights

By on August 21, 2020 in Recent News

In our continued effort to spotlight employees and draw attention to examples of teamwork in action at Barnstable County, this week, we are highlighting Phil Burt, Director of the Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training and Andrew Platt, Emergency Preparedness Specialist. Like many other County employees during COVID-19, Phil and Andrew have served in […]

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