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Sun, December 01, 2013
The twenty-first session of Inside Barnstable Town Government, A Citizens Leadership Academy will begin February 5, 2014. The academy is an 11-week commitment with the goal of educating the citizens of Barnstable about the operations of town government, while also obtaining valuable feedback and participation from those citizens participating in the Academy.
Fri, November 15, 2013
Debra Blanchette, Town Treasurer received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, for a $6,248,000, 10-year bond issue. FTN Financial Capital Markets was the winning bidder on the Bonds with an average interest rate of 1.587%. The Town received a total of 8 bids on the Bonds. Bond proceeds will be used to finance various municipal projects...
Applications Available Online at www.HyArtsDistrict.com
Fri, November 01, 2013
The Town of Barnstable is accepting applications for artists and artisans interested in participating in the 2014 Harbor Your Arts shanty program. The shanties are located in the Hyannis HyArts Cultural District, at Bismore Park, Hyannis. Applications should be submitted by November 15th, 2013. Artists will be juried and final selections made by Friday, December 27th based on applications received.
11 Innovative Communities Recognized for Improving Public Health through Community Design
Fri, October 04, 2013
The Town of Barnstable is one of eleven communities recognized by the Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) and a partnership of public health and planning organizations for their accomplishments promoting public health through community design.
In honoring Barnstable, MPHA cited adoption of flexible zoning changes that promote mixed-use development while preserving historical character for downtown Hyannis, as well as streetscape improvements that encourage walking and link Main Street Hyannis to Hyannis Harbor.
Tue, June 11, 2013
Cape Cod Young Professionals has announced the launching of its Shape the Cape initiative, which will provide a thorough study of the region’s demographics.
The initiative will examine why people stay on Cape Cod, why people leave and how to build solutions across our community to retain 25- to 44-year-old Cape Codders.