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Attend the Food Waste Diversion Forum on Tuesday, March 5th

We are so excited to invite you to our Food Waste Diversion Forum on Tuesday, March 5th from 9am – 12pm (with option networking time from 12pm – 12:30pm). All […]

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The Alternative: Creating Space for Technologists to Tackle Wastewater Challenges on Cape Cod

Interested in joining the discussion about wastewater challenges on Cape Cod? Check out “The Alternative”, a weekly newsletter from Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center! Read the latest […]

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Master Gardeners of Cape Cod Presents Sustainable Home Gardening Spring Symposium.

Master Gardeners of Cape Cod Presents Sustainable Home Gardening Spring Symposium 

February 15, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod presents its Spring Gardening Symposium, Rewild Your Garden: Planting Plans for a Cape-friendly Landscape on Saturday, March 23, […]

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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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The Cape Cod Chronicle: Program Sets Sights on Youth, Young Adult Homelessness

BARNSTABLE – In researching the issue of homelessness and housing instability on the Cape and Islands, Barnstable County officials came upon what Dan Gray called a “hidden population,” namely teens […]

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WBUR Collaborates with Scientific American to Spread Awareness about Nutrient Pollution from Septic Systems on Cape Cod

Big Press for Big Problems This week, WBUR, Boston’s NPR station, aired a two-part series about Cape Cod’s water pollution challenges. The series was part of a collaboration with Scientific […]

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February 13th Winter Storm: Situational Report #003–FINAL REPORT

Date of Release: February 13, 2024 Time of release: 5:15 PM Incident or Event Overview: Situation Cape Cod and the Islands are experiencing the subsiding impacts of a coastal winter […]

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Significant Winter Storm Impacts Cape and Islands Tuesday, February 13

Updated Tuesday, February 13th at 4:30 PM The National Weather Service has issued the following warnings for Cape Cod and the Islands. Blue highlighted text indicates recently updated information. Winter […]

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