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Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service Pays Tribute to 77 Lost in 2022

Last night members of the Human Services Department were honored to join with the Hyannis community in bringing recognition to those homeless and previously homeless in our community as part […]

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Hazardous Weather Update: Wind and Coastal Flooding Expected to Impact Cape & Islands Thursday Night through Saturday Afternoon

The National Weather Service is forecasting a powerful storm system to bring high winds, heavy rain, and inland/coastal flooding to the region beginning Thursday night. Rain is expected to overspread […]

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Barnstable County Releases the Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2022 

December 21, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – Today, the Barnstable County Commissioners County published and released its FY2022 Annual Report to the community.  The annual report is intended to provide the public […]

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Holiday Weather Safety Tips

Holiday Hazardous Weather Safety Tips: Keep Your Home and Holiday Guests Safe

It wouldn’t be a New England holiday without wicked winds a blowin’. Many Cape Codders know how to batten down the hatches, and if you’re new to Cape Cod…welcome to […]

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High Wind Watch Issued for All of Eastern Massachusetts Friday Morning through Saturday Afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch for Friday, December 23rd through Saturday, December 24th. The following are expected to impact Cape Cod and the Islands: The […]

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988: The New Suicide & Crisis Hotline

By Theresa Covell, Assistant Public Health Nurse “Who is 988 for? 988 is for ANYONE in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. It is for an individual who is worried about […]

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Register by December 18th for a Free Christmas Dinner

Register for a free Christmas dinner, a gift to the community. Drive though, pick-up on Christmas Day at the Waquoit Congregational Church in East Falmouth. You must order by December […]

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Dredging is underway at Parkers River Entrance Channel

At great deal of progress has been made this week by the Cod Fish II. Windy conditions made the work challenging at times, but we were able to get out […]

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Public Health Nursing Division to Offer COVID-19/Flu Vaccine Clinic on 12/14

IT’S NOT TOO LATE! Give yourself and your family members the gift of vaccine protection this holiday season! Our Public Health Nursing Division is holding a COVID-19 / flu vaccine […]

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