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Upcoming Community Listening Sessions to Hear Ideas on How to Make the Commonwealth More Age- and Dementia-Friendly

In 2019, Massachusetts unveiled a plan to amplify, align, and coordinate local, regional, and statewide efforts to create a welcoming and more livable Commonwealth for residents of all ages. The […]

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Cape Cod Times: Homelessness Reaches New High for Cape, Vineyard, and Nantucket in One-Night Count

Kalie Walker, Special to Cape Cod Times The number of homeless people on Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard has increased since last year to its highest figure in 10 years, according […]

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Barnstable County Commissioners Support Implementation of Regional Housing Strategies

Children’s Cove Reports on Services on Vineyard; Grants Target Homelessness June 20, 2024 (BARNSTABLE, MA) – The Barnstable County Commissioners expressed strong support for implementation of the recommendations of the Regional Housing […]

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Notice of Public Review and Comment Period – Transportation Improvement Program 

FFY 2024-2028 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 4 For Immediate Release (June 20, 2024) – During a meeting held on June 17, 2024, the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) […]

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection This Saturday in Barnstable!

Attention Barnstable residents! This Saturday, June 22nd, is the perfect time to clear out those unwanted, toxic products lurking in your home. Bring them to the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) […]

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Cape Cod’s New Composting Initiative

Cape Cod is making strides towards sustainability with efforts to establish a regional composting facility. Kari Parcell, waste reduction coordinator with the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, is among the leaders […]

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Cape Cod Police and Fire: Emergency Numbers for all 15 Towns and the Islands HERE

In light statewide 911 outage that took place on June 18, 2024, we have compiled a centralized list of emergency contact numbers in each of Cape Cod’s 15 towns, as […]

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Enhancing Firefighting Excellence: CCCSPT’s Innovative Training with Thermal Imaging Technology

This month, the Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training (CCCSPT), a vital program of Barnstable County, conducted a comprehensive live fire training session at the Truro Fire/Rescue Department. This […]

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