Tag Archives: Barnstable MA

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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