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Category: MAIN BARNSTABLE COUNTY

Barnstable County Announces $12,758,514 in ARPA Funding for Critical Regional Projects

February 2, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County approved  $12,758,514 in ARPA funding for regional projects that will expand and sustain the County’s investment in water quality, affordable housing, post-COVID public health, emergency management needs, upgrades to County services, and investments in the County Dredge. 

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Groundhogs in the Garden

Groundhogs in the Garden

Groundhogs (a.k.a. woodchucks, marmots, and whistle pigs) are the largest member of the squirrel family. They carry the whimsical alternate name “whistle pigs” because when alarmed, they give a loud, […]

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Markey, Warren, Keating Urge Army Corps, and MassDOT to Take All Necessary Steps to Secure Federal Grant for the Cape Cod Bridges 

Text of Letter to Army Corps and OMB (PDF) | Text of Letter to MassDOT (PDF)  Washington (February 1, 2023) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Bill […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services Releases Assessment to Enhance Substance Use/Misuse Prevention Strategies on Cape Cod 

The assessment will inform a 5-year action plan to direct future programming, policy, and funding priorities related to substance use in Barnstable County  February 1, 2023 (BARNSTABLE, MA) – At […]

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Dangerously Cold Air Mass Expected Late Friday into Saturday

A Wind Chill Watch has been issued for much of the region where wind chills may drop to -20F to -40F late Friday night and Saturday morning. In addition, gale […]

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Act Now, Stay Covered! COVID-19 Protections for MassHealth Coverage are Ending – Members Must Renew Coverage to Maintain Benefits

In March 2020, the federal government declared a public health emergency (PHE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the PHE and consistent with federal continuous coverage requirements, MassHealth […]

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Barnstable County Awards ARPA Funds to the Town of Provincetown for $208,000 for Sewer Connection Grant Program

JANUARY 25, 2023 (BARNSTABLE, MA) – The Barnstable County Board of Commissioners and Assembly of Delegates announced the award and execution of a $208,000 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding […]

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Winter Weather Brings Marine/Coastal Hazards to Cape Cod on Monday, January 23rd

A coastal storm lifts offshore today (Monday). Hazards include: For more information, visit the National Weather Service website at: www.weather.gov/box.

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Board of Regional Commissioners Encourage Residents to Attend Cape Cod Bridges Program MassDOT Virtual Public Information Sessions on January 24 and January 26, 2023 

From The Office of Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners  January 20, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners strongly encourages residents to attend one of the two online […]

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