Barnstable County Newswire

Barnstable County Newswire

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  1. Barnstable County program finances $40M in septic upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Barnstable Patriot

    Since May 2006, the Barnstable County Community Septic Management Loan Program has loaned $40 million to Barnstable County residents to finance the replacement of failed residential septic systems. The replacement can be a conventional or Innovative/Alternative system or a sewer hook-up.

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  2. Falmouth Service Center Offers The Extra Help Some Clients NeedRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... Foods To Encourage Program, through which he has his blood sugar levels checked to monitor his diabetes. A Barnstable County public health nurse comes to do the testing and takes clients' blood pressure as well. The program also provides nutrition ...

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  3. A resilience framework for chronic exposures: water quality and...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ... to chronic water quality issues in coastal systems. We apply the resilience framework to Cape Cod's (Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA) coastal waters and communities and impacts from nitrogen over-enrichment. By working under a unified ...

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  4. County Assembly Meeting Nearly Derailed During Public CommentRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Falmouth Enterprise

    Raised voices in support of a proposed amendment nearly cut short a meeting Wednesday afternoon, December 6, of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates at the county complex in Barnstable. The speaker for the 15-member legislative board, Suzanne McAuliffe of Yarmouth, called to adjourn the meeting during the public comment period on a proposal to allow the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office to enforce federal immigration laws with individuals incarcerated at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility in Bourne.

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  5. County Beat: Speaker of Delegates 'hijacked' by undocumented immigration debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... Brian O'Malley had submitted a resolution asking that the Assembly "not support" an application by the Barnstable County Sheriff's office to enter into an agreement with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement Division (ICE) that would enable ...

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  6. Coast Guard pinpoints location of sunken fishing boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead, an 87-foot patrol boat; Coast Guard Cutter Tybee, a 110-foot patrol boat; Barnstable County Sheriff, Dennis Fire Department, fishing vessel Enterprise and fishing vessel Mariette. For up-to-the-minute information on ...

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  7. Missing Fairhaven fishermen ID'd as search at sea continuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Boston Herald

    ... members inside. The Coast Guard assumed control of the search, and is being assisted by sea craft from the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office, Dennis Fire Department, and two private fishing boats.

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  8. Coast Guard continues search for two missing fishermen after New Bedford-based boat sinksRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Boston.com

    ... from Air Station Cape Cod is participating along with other Coast Guard vessels and first responders from Barnstable County Sheriff's Department, the Dennis Fire Department, and the fishing vessels Enterprise and Mariette. The Misty Blue was based ...

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  9. Coast Guard launches search for two fisherman lost at seaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | Boston Herald

    ... well as the cutter Tybee, a 110-foot patrol boat. Also searching for the lost men were sea craft from the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office, Dennis Fire Department, and two private fishing boats, the Enterprise and the Mariette.

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  10. Coast Guard searches for missing fishermenRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Cape Cod, an HC-144 Ocean Sentry from Air Station Cape Cod and three vessels, are searching along with the Barnstable County Sheriff's office, Dennis Fire Department, the Enterprise, and the fishing vessel Mariette.

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  11. New Bedford names director of purchasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Most recently, Bruce served as the contract and procurement manager for the town of Cohasset. She has served as a procurement analyst and contract specialist for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and before that served as the city of Chelsea's chief procurement officer, and as a procurement officer with the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office, according to a news release.

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  12. The Early FilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... a continuation of its work in conducting the Health Camp for Children at Pocasset next summer, the Barnstable County Public Health Association has established a goal of $3,000 for the sale of Christmas seals which began Monday, November 28th. The ...

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  13. New Port O' Call Owner Says Plans UncertainRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 30 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... The property at 57 Main Street in Buzzards Bay is assessed by the town at $275,000 and records from the Barnstable County Registry of Deeds show that Mr. Mahoney paid the previous owner, Ronald J. MacDougall, $250,000 for the 3,369-square-foot ...

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  14. County Beat: County seeks accountability with conduct, social media policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Barnstable Patriot

    The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners last week approved a "Code of Conduct" for its employees and elected officials. Chairman Leo Cakounes and Commissioner Mary "Pat" Flynn voted in favor; Commissioner Ronald Beaty, who brought the original policy forward, abstained.

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  15. Barnstable County Commissioners Approve Code Of ConductRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Falmouth Enterprise

    Board Chairman Leo G. Cakounes of Harwich and Commissioner Mary Flynn of Falmouth voted in favor of the code of conduct. Commissioner Ronald R. Beaty Jr. of Barnstable abstained in the vote and said that he did so following a conversation with a friend who is an attorney.

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  16. Aging homeless population poses new challenges for sheltersRead the original story

    Monday Nov 27 | Washington Times

    ... and walkers. There are a lot of veterans." Elizabeth Albert , the executive director of human services for Barnstable County, said that an annual "point-in-time" count of homeless that this year took place Jan. 24 also showed the toll homelessness ...

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  17. MA: Steamship Authority Nets $1.5M from Extra Federal FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Mass Transit

    ... data including passengers carried and miles traveled in the urbanized zone, which encompasses all of Barnstable County and a small area off-Cape. At its Nov. 21 meeting, the Steamship Authority board approved an agreement under which the two ...

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  18. LETTER: Climate bill improves self-governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    I am writing in response to the opinion piece by Ronald Beaty, Barnstable County Commissioner, in which he criticizes House Bill 3564. In direct opposition to Beaty's statement, I say the bill enhances Massachusetts' capacity for self-government.

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  19. Getting a Little Lost on the Great Food Scavenger HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Scientific American

    ... items. Zooming in and clicking around might let you know that 1,057 acres of cranberries were farmed in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. But after playing for a while and exploring the green bean harvest in Pettis County Missouri (4 acres), I ...

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  20. Mashpee Quashnet River Footbridge Cost Nearly DoublesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 23 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... tion from potential funding sources, including the Massachusetts Division of Conversation Services and the Barnstable County Resource Office.

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