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Community Meeting on Housing Court Expansion

On July 17, 2017, Governor Baker signed legislation for a statewide expansion of the housing court with $750,000 to begin the expansion. Two million people in 84 cities and towns […]

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HOME Consortium Public Hearing, 9/7 8:30 AM

The Barnstable County HOME Consortium has completed its 2016 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017) utilizing U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Federal Fiscal Year […]

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The Connection Between Household Chemicals, Water Quality and Shellfish

Kalliope Erin Chute will be talking about the connection between household chemicals/pharmaceuticals, water quality, shellfish, and what actions and behaviors people can adopt to protect their local water at the Barnstable […]

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Barnstable County Is Pleased to Announce AA – Stable Bond Rating

As a result of the County of Barnstable’s strong fiscal management over the last eighteen months, we are pleased to announce the re-establishment of the County’s AA – Stable bond […]

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Barnstable County Survey Results

  The County of Barnstable conducted an informal survey from June 22, 2017 to August 17, 2017 to determine each town’s familiarity and use of our County services. This survey also […]

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EPA Will Work With County on Nitrogen Sensors for Septic Systems

EPA Announces Collaborative Innovative Research in Mass. and New York to Address State Environmental Issues 08/22/2017 (Boston)- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced research projects addressing priority environmental […]

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STATEMENT FROM CHAIRMAN LEO CAKOUNES

“On behalf of the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners, I would like to clearly state that no item regarding a so-called “shark mitigation plan” has been presented for review, […]

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#NameOurDredge Campaign Has Ended

Thank you to everyone who participated in the #NameOurDredge Campaign!  We received 93 submissions, from which 10 finalists were chosen, and 3,818 votes were cast! We are pleased to announce […]

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