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Announcing the Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2020

Announcing the Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2020

By on July 10, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners is proud to announce that the winner of the 19th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is MARION “MIMI” McCONNELL of Cotuit. ABOUT THE RECIPIENT: Mimi McConnell’s name was placed into […]

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Meet Barnstable County’s Finance Assistant Priscilla Ellis

Meet Barnstable County’s Finance Assistant Priscilla Ellis

By on July 7, 2020 in Recent News

Throughout the course of the summer, one of our goals is to increase awareness of the purpose and mission of Barnstable County, and how our employees are working for you.  During the months of July and August, we’ll introduce you to several employees. Today’s Employee Feature goes to Priscilla Ellis! As the Finance Assistant, Priscilla […]

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Vote by Mail Signed into Law

Vote by Mail Signed into Law

By on July 7, 2020 in Recent News

In July, a new law was passed to allow all registered voters in Massachusetts to vote by mail in any 2020 election, with no excuse needed. As required by the new law, a Vote by Mail application will be mailed to every person who was registered to vote by July 1 and who had not […]

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Barnstable County Flood Plain Specialist Shannon Hulst Discusses Recently Released Flood Risk Report with Cape Cod Times

Barnstable County Flood Plain Specialist Shannon Hulst Discusses Recently Released Flood Risk Report with Cape Cod Times

By on July 7, 2020 in Recent News

It’s Barnstable County Floodplain Specialist Shannon Hulst’s job to make complex flood predictions comprehensible to homeowners and municipalities. Read her  take on the recent release of the Flood Risk Report.  Her thoughts as reported by Doug Fraser at the Cape Cod Times, and is of interest to Cape Cod property owners, and all interested in […]

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12 weeks, thousands of kids: How NOAA Live! connected students to science at home

12 weeks, thousands of kids: How NOAA Live! connected students to science at home

By on July 4, 2020 in Recent News

Check out the incredible story of NOAA Education’s response to distance learning and providing fun, educational marine science webinars to students at home. Barnstable County is proud to be a part of this project, along with Woods Hole Sea Grant, as our  Aquaculture Specialist, Abigail Archer, was a guest presenter! In early March of 2020, […]

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Meet Our New Communications Intern Thomas Gruttadauria

Meet Our New Communications Intern Thomas Gruttadauria

By on July 2, 2020 in Recent News

Thomas Gruttadauria grew up on Cape Cod. He’s a proud graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth High School and a rising junior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying Communications and Natural Resources Conservation. He is also a member of the prestigious Minuteman Marching Band percussion section. Thomas is working on a variety of communications projects this summer, […]

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Message from Chairman Ronald Bergstrom – Barnstable County Commissioners

Message from Chairman Ronald Bergstrom – Barnstable County Commissioners

By on July 2, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

(July 2, 2020) Thank you to our Local Boards of Health and Health Agents. You have worked tirelessly during these last several months in an unprecedented public health crisis. Your role is a primary and important one: providing a broad array of ​routine services day after day and monitoring, reporting, educating, counseling, and protecting our […]

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For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission Receives Major Investment to Support the Regional Economy

For Immediate Release: Cape Cod Commission Receives Major Investment to Support the Regional Economy

By on June 29, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

 $400,000 CARES Act grant will support recovery and resiliency efforts in the wake of COVID-19 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 29, 2020) – The Cape Cod Commission has received a Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Recovery Assistance Grant from the US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) in the amount of $400,000 […]

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The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston Donates Surgical Masks to Barnstable County

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston Donates Surgical Masks to Barnstable County

By on June 29, 2020 in Recent News

(June 29, 2020) – In the spirit of humanitarian assistance, the Director-General Douglas Hsu of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, and representing the Taiwan government, presented the generous donation of 15,000 surgical masks this morning to members of the Cape and Islands Legislative Delegation and officials from Barnstable County. The Taipei Economic […]

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COVID-19 Heatmap Featured by the Software Platform Used for its Development

COVID-19 Heatmap Featured by the Software Platform Used for its Development

By on June 26, 2020 in Recent News

The COVID-19 heatmap developed by the Cape Cod Commission, Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, and Cape Cod Healthcare was recently featured by ESRI, makers of ArcGIS, the software platform used to develop the heatmap. https://cccom.link/ESRI

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