Tag Archives: Barnstable MA

Public Safety Idea Starter: Community Unity Day Celebration

The Barnstable, MA, Police Department is collaborating with People of Action and the Town of Barnstable in sponsoring the 3rd Annual Barnstable Unity Day Celebration on the Hyannis Village Green today (Friday, 3 August, 4:00-7:00 PM).  This event is designed to … Continue reading

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Planning and Development Idea Starter: Discover Community Program

The Town of Barnstable, MA, sponsors a Discover Barnstable program in which various town departments collaborate in developing fun, free interactive talks and activities each week at the Town Welcome Center. Families are invited to participate in a wide variety … Continue reading

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Ask the Nurse Sessions

The Barnstable, MA, Senior Center sponsors a weekly “Ask the Nurse” session (Wednesdays, 9:30-11:00 AM) during which the Town Nurse is available to answer health questions and concerns in a confidential one-on-one setting. In addition to providing information and resources related … Continue reading

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New England Municipal Government News Headlines

Recent news stories related to municipal government in New England (and issues being faced on the local level) include these articles: CT: New Haven schools plan aggressive targeting of early grades for improvements in reading (New Haven Register) ME: Waterville … Continue reading

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Recreation Idea Starter: Beach Mobility Mat

The Town of Barnstable, MA, has placed a mobility mat on Sandy Neck Beach in an initiative designed to make the beach more accessible to all. The mat provides a safe, stable connection from the boardwalk to the water. Background information: … Continue reading

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Discovering a Culture Through Food

The Barnstable, MA, Senior Center sponsors a periodic “Discover a Culture Through Food” event. The next one, scheduled for Tuesday, 3 May (1:30-2:00 PM), will focus on the food of Pakistan. Reservations are requested, and there is a $5.00 fee … Continue reading

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Library Idea Starter: Teen Shell-vers

The Centerville Public Library, Centerville (Barnstable), MA, has a teen group, the Shell-vers, that meets every Friday (3:30-5:00 PM) that the Library is open. Teens in Grades 6-12 are invited to participate. Activities include casual social creative time, with some … Continue reading

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