Archive for January, 2015

All Regional Shelters, MACC closed

Filed in Press Releases by on January 28, 2015
All Regional Shelters, MACC closed

The six Cape Cod Regional Shelters and the Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) are closed as of 6 p.m. January 28, 2015.

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Regional Shelter System winds down after 2015 January blizzard

Filed in Press Releases by on January 28, 2015
Regional Shelter System winds down after 2015 January blizzard

The following Barnstable County Regional Shelters are closed as of 4 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, 2015: Falmouth High School, 874 Gifford Street, Falmouth Barnstable Intermediate School, 895 Falmouth Road, Hyannis Dennis-Yarmouth High School, 210 Station Avenue, South Yarmouth Cape Cod Regional Technical School, 351 Pleasant Lake Avenue, Harwich Nauset Regional High School, 100 Cable Road, […]

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Regional shelters open overnight

Filed in Press Releases by on January 27, 2015
Regional shelters open overnight

The Barnstable County Regional Shelter System will remain open overnight. A decision on continued operations will be made during the Regional Emergency Planning Committee meeting Wednesday morning.

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Route 6A, Sandwich Detour

Filed in Press Releases by on January 27, 2015
Route 6A, Sandwich Detour

In anticipation of the afternoon high tide, Route 6A will be detoured around the Scorton Creek bridge in Sandwich at 4 pm Tuesday, January 27. Eastbound traffic will be detoured onto Old County Road to Howland Lane and back to Route 6A. Westbound traffic will take Howland Lane to Old County Road to rejoin Route […]

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Harwich shelter to accept pets

Filed in Press Releases by on January 26, 2015
Harwich shelter to accept pets

UPDATE: Please be advised that as of 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 26, 2015, the Barnstable County Regional Shelter at Cape Cod Regional Technical School in Harwich WILL have a pet shelter. All six regional shelters will host pets: Falmouth High School, 874 Gifford Street, Falmouth Sandwich High School, 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Sandwich Barnstable Intermediate […]

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Regional shelter opening moved up to 6:30 p.m. Monday

Filed in Press Releases by on January 26, 2015
Regional shelter opening moved up to 6:30 p.m. Monday

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 2015-01-002 January 26, 2015 For Immediate Release BARNSTABLE (MA) January 26, 2015 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 a.m. Monday to finalize plans for the upcoming winter storm.  Given the progressive nature of the storm, the shelter opening […]

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Regional shelters to be open on Tuesday

Filed in Press Releases by on January 25, 2015
Regional shelters to be open on Tuesday

BARNSTABLE (MA) January 25, 2015 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon to review plans for the upcoming winter storm. Weather guidance shows a high potential for a significant snow event starting Monday evening and ending on Wednesday. With a forecast of strong winds […]

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MEMA OFFERS PRECAUTIONS FOR APPROACHING EXTREME COLD WEATHER

Filed in Announcements, Preparedness by on January 8, 2015
MEMA OFFERS PRECAUTIONS FOR APPROACHING EXTREME COLD WEATHER

Before Extreme Cold Weather  · Be aware of weather conditions by monitoring the media. · Ensure you have sufficient heating fuel, as well as emergency heating equipment in case you lose electricity. · Have a well-stocked Emergency Kit that includes flashlights, portable radio, extra batteries, a first aid kit, bottled water, non-perishable food and a manual can opener. […]

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January 7, 2015 BCREPC Meeting

Filed in Announcements by on January 5, 2015
January 7, 2015 BCREPC Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Harbor View Conference Room at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA I. Welcome/Introductions ● Introduction of Chief Ronald Fisette of Wellfleet […]

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