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Category: MAIN COUNTY PRESS RELEASES

Commissioner’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2025 Budget

Reflects Modest 1.9% Increase February 15, 2024 (BARNSTABLE, MA) –   Yesterday, the Board of Regional Commissioners unanimously approved a $ 23,549,373 proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 25 General Fund Operating Budget, […]

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Local Partners Collaborate to Open Barnstable School District Food Pantry.

Over 58% of Barnstable Students identify as food Insecure. Stop & Shop and local partners collaborate to expand access to fresh and healthy foods, including locally caught fish and chowder, […]

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HUD Awards over $2.4M to Cape and Islands Homelessness Programs 

The award is part of HUD’s annual Continuum of Care Competition Awards through its FY23 appropriation. February 6, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently […]

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Barnstable County Launches Open Finance On-Line Platform for Enhanced Financial Transparency

February 2, 2024 (BARNSTABLE, MA) – Barnstable County is excited to announce the launch of Open Finance, an on-line tool that provides easy access to County financial information.  The launch […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services and Partners Announce Coordinated Community Plan to Address and End Youth and Young Adult Homelessness

February 1, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – On January 26th at the Homeless Prevention Council in Orleans, the Cape and Islands Youth Action Board (YAB) and the Barnstable County Department of Human Services […]

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County Commissioners Support Fertilizer Safety and Reduction of Pesticide Use in Orleans

Commissioners Issue Letter of Support and Advocate for Medicare Inclusion, Advancing the Cause of Equal Mental Health Coverage JANUARY 31, 2024 (BARNSTABLE, MA) – Today, County Commissioners voted unanimously to show […]

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Children’s Cove Hires Mental Health Clinician to Meet Need

Limited Behavioral Health Resources Bring Servies In-House January 29, 2024 (Barnstable, Mass.) – Children’s Cove, The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, announced today the hiring of Deena Anderson as its […]

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Notice of Public Review and Comment Period  

FFY 2024-2028 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 1  For Immediate Release (January 22, 2024) – During a meeting held on January 22, 2024, the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) released the […]

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Barnstable County Collects Over 300 Tons 0f Toxic Household Materials on Cape Cod in 2023  

Cooperative Extension’s successful Household Hazardous Waste Collections program protects residents from every day, toxic chemicals.  January 18, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce that […]

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