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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Looking for Information About COVID-19 Vaccines?

Call Barnstable County Hotline (774) 330-3001;
Visit Town of Falmouth Website for Updates

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Notice of Public Comment Period

Notice of Public Comment Period

The Select Board is accepting public comments on the following restaurants that have applied for an extension of temporary outdoor table service for the next Summer Season from April 1, 2021 through November 30, 2021:

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Eel River West Mooring Moritorium

2021 TEMPORARY MORITORIUM

 

EEL RIVER WEST

 

NEW MOORING ASSIGNMENTS

 

 

 

New mooring assignments will temporarily be suspended in Eel River West until a study is conducted on the inlet. The study will be designed to ...

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Eel River West MAP Harbormaster Reminders
Posted on: January 14, 2021

2021 Mooring & Slips Wait List Application

For NEW 2021 WAIT LIST APPLICANTS ONLY:

  • Starting on January 1, 2021 at 12:00 AM go to MooringInfo.com
  • Click on “Wait Lists”.
  • Choose the Harbor for the Wait List you would like to be added to.
  • Please follow the remaining on-screen instructions for completing t...
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Falmouth Mooring and Slip Waitlists - Application Harbormaster Reminders
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Route 28/Main Street Water Main Replacement Update 1/14/2021

Water main construction will continue through the end of January and into early February.  The Contractor is installing house services – 1 inch and 2 inch diameter - this week.  Next week they are working on MLK Day as well as ...

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Additional Info... DPW Water
Posted on: January 5, 2021

2021 Resident/Taxpayer Beach Stickers available for purchase

Falmouth residents and taxpayers can now purchase Beach stickers online at www.capecodbeachstickers.com. Just upload a copy of your vehicle registration, pay the fee online and we will mail the sticker(s) to you! Payments are accepted by credit card only....

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Beach Department
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Beach and Disposal Stickers Available Online & Via Mail Only

Falmouth residents and taxpayers can now purchase Beach and Disposal stickers online at www.capecodbeachstickers.com. Just upload a copy of your vehicle registration, pay the fee online and we will mail the sticker(s) to you! Payments are accepted by cred...

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2Town Manager
Posted on: January 1, 2021

January Weekly Local Programs & Groups

The Cape Cod Family Resource Center and Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition collaborate to compile and distribute a monthly list for the benefit of Cape and Islands families and professionals who support them. They include workshops, classes, support ...

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Human Services
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Fees

Town of Falmouth Seal

At a public hearing held on November 9, 2020, November 23, 2020 and December 7, 2020 the following fee schedule was voted by the Select Board as provided under Chapter 119, § 2 of the Code of Falmouth: Building Fees

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Building
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Town of Falmouth Website Design Update and New Domain Name

The Town’s website will have a new look by the end of the day on December 22nd.

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Apply Today: Cape-Wide Rent & Mortgage Assistance

November 18 rental assistance flyer

Having trouble paying your rent or mortgage because of COVID? Don’t wait for COVID eviction moratorium to end! 100% online and confidential application through Housing Assistance Corp.

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Human Services
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Carriage Shop Road Closures due to Roadway/Culvert Issues

Carriage Shop Road will be closed until further notice on 11/20/2020. There will be no through traffic between Cross Road & Parsons Lane.

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Additional Info... DPW Highway
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Alert Center

Access various alerts including road closures, parking alerts, boil water advisories, and more. Alerts will be displayed at the top of the website when active. Visitors can also sign up to receive notifications on specific categories to always stay inform...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

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Use Citizen Request Tracker to notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment. Visitors can also log in to check on the progress of existing requests.

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Teens, Develop Your Go To Strategies For Life’s Challenges!

Teens, Develop Your Go To Strategies For Life's Challenges! flyer

We all have moments of feeling anxious, stressed, angry, or depressed. A teen that has healthy coping skills is going to be better able to react to what is happening around them and not become overly dysregulated.Oh, We’ve Got Skills!!! Check ou...

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Human Services
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Holidays During the Pandemic: Tips for Reducing Stress, Helping Kids Cope & Making New Traditions

As we head into the holidays, families everywhere are struggling to make plans appropriate for the pandemic. How do we celebrate when we can’t be together as usual? How do we resolve differences of opinion about what is safe? How do we deal with...

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Human Services
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Non-profit Highlight: NAMI Cape Cod & The Islands

NAMI Cape Code and the Islands

National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI) Cape Cod and The Islands is a non-profit serving individuals and families affected by mental illness and neurological disorders through education, support, and advocacy. NAMI is committed to supporting individ...

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Human Services
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Apply Now… Don’t Wait for the Eviction Moratorium to End

Housing Assistance Corporation Cape Code

Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC) is committed to keeping our community safely housed. If you or someone you know needs help with their rent or mortgage. One secure, 100% online application gives you access to several programs, including:

  • Residential As...
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Human Services
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Families in Recovery Support (FIRST)

The FIRST Steps Team offers community connected services for families that include specialized home visiting and community-based recovery and parenting support for families affected by substance use. The FIRST Steps Team offers telehealth, virtual support...

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Human Services
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Recovery Coaching with a Focus on Health & Wellness

Wellness Coaches from WellStrong work with clients over 3 to 6 months to provide:

  • Mentorship including one-on-one weekly sessions.
  • Help to identify recovery and wellness strengths, weaknesses, and interests to create individualized health goals
  • Peer-based su...
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Human Services
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Back-to-School Anxiety During COVID: How to Help Kids Handle Fears & Gain Independence

Child Mind Institute

Children who are heading back to the classroom this fall are facing unusual challenges, and one of them is anxiety about being separated from their families after months of togetherness. For some kids it will trigger separation anxiety, in addition to the...

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Human Services
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Preparing for Back-to-School Success: How to Set Kids up to Thrive, Despite the Uncertainties

Child Mind Institute

There’s still a great deal of uncertainty surrounding school openings this fall. Remote learning, in-person classes, some of both? But even if you don’t know quite what school will look like this year, there are still things you can do...

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Human Services
Posted on: August 5, 2020

How to Set Priorities This School Year: What to Do When You Can’t Do It All

As schools across the country reopen with a patchwork of remote and in-person learning, many parents are wondering how they’re going to make it all work. Between complex school schedules, parents’ own work responsibilities, and the ong...

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Human Services
Posted on: August 5, 2020

New MassSupport Website Offers COVID-19 Specific Resources & Services

Mass Support

The new MassSupport Network website is now available, offering COVID-19 specific resources and services for people of all ages living in Massachusetts.MassSupport includes information on crisis counselors who are able to listen to personal stories and con...

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Human Services
Posted on: July 7, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

Falmouth Human Services continues to be available to the residents of Falmouth during the COVID-19 crisis. To protect our community and staff we have suspended in-person appointments with residents. Staff social workers are available by phone to assist wi...

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Human Services
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Social Security Administration

Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration is still available to help by phone. A local representative is available to take your call Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at: (855) 881-0212 or (TTY) 1-800-325-0778. They may be able to schedule an appointment ...

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Human Services
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Summer & ADHD: A Survival Guide

School’s out, but children still need support and structure to thrive during the coronavirus crisis.There’s never been a summer vacation like this one. With school finally ending, there’s uncertainty around everything from va...

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Human Services
Posted on: June 19, 2020

“No Truck” and “Local Deliveries Only” plan in the downtown area

 In order to reduce thru trucking on Main Street, The Town of Falmouth has initiated a “No Truck” and “Local Deliveries Only” plan in the downtown area to discourage large trucks from traveling through the ...

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Additional Info... DPW Highway
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Managing Anxiety During Reopening: Difficult Decisions to Make, Strategies to Help You Stay Calm

As the country reopens and summer begins, each family faces new and difficult decisions about how to stay safe. Is day camp too risky? Can we visit your grandparents? Should our teenagers be trusted to socialize safely? Plus, there are still huge uncertai...

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Human Services
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Racism & Violence: How to Help Kids Handle the News - Supporting Your Children During Scary Times

With protests over the violent deaths of black Americans dominating the news, it’s understandable that many kids are feeling scared, confused, or angry about the situation. How can parents, many of whom are struggling themselves, help children p...

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Human Services
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Teenagers & Reopening: Tips for Helping Kids Stay Safe During a Confusing Time

It’s a trying time to be the parent of a teenager. After months of being cooped up at home away from friends, unable to attend school or go out, most kids are chomping at the bit to get back to the lives they had before the pandemic. Getting tee...

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Human Services
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Understanding Brain Fog During COVID-19

Many of us have been feeling brain fog during COVID-19. Cognitive load theory is one way of understanding why and what we can do about it. Riverside Trauma Center’s Clinical Director Joanna Bridger guides us through learning and remembering info...

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Human Services
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Town of Falmouth Human Services Department Re-posts a Request for Proposals for FY2021

The Town of Falmouth, through the Human Services Department, has re-posted a Request for Proposal for Fiscal Year 2021 that addresses the Outmigration of Working-Age Adults from the Town of Falmouth.The Town of Falmouth has identified that the outmigratio...

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Human Services
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Happy Pride Month! Mental Health Resources for LGBTQIA+

Happy Pride Month

Pride month is a time for the LGBTQIA+ community and allies to come together in solidarity to celebrate and embrace identity. We want to remind our families and caregivers that your support and acceptance of your loved one’s sexual orientation, ...

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Human Services
Posted on: June 3, 2020

WE CAN Offering One to One Appointments Through Zoom

We CAN Empowering Women since 2001

WE CAN offers one to one appointments with expert volunteers to help with legal needs, employment help, business support, and financial counseling and empowerment services. To learn more about how WE CAN can help, please call 508-430-8111 or email We CAN ...

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Human Services
Posted on: May 25, 2020

Coronavirus…When Staying at Home Is Not Your Safest Place!

Staying at home is the healthiest and safest course of action to stop the spread of COVID-19.But for victims of domestic and sexual violence, home may be the most unsafe place.Reports during this pandemic have confirmed that domestic violence victims are ...

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Human Services
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Dealing With Disappointment During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Teach Kids How to Deal with Failed Expectations So They Can Move Forward with Hope

Coronavirus is tearing at the fabric of our lives. Social distancing has changed the ways we interact with others. Everything is done not just at arm’s-length, but...

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Human Services
Posted on: April 23, 2020

CCYP: How is COVID-19 Impacting Young Working Age Adults on Cape Cod?

CCYP. Connect Engage. Advance.

What

Cape Cod Young Professionals (CCYP) is asking working-age adults on Cape Cod to respond to a new COVID-19 Needs Survey. The survey takes less than 5 minutes to complete. At the end of the survey, participants will have the opportunity to enter a speci...

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Human Services
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Permit Applications Accepted Via Email per State Order

Permit Applications Accepted Via Email per State Order

 

The Town of Falmouth is now accepting permit applications via email in accordance with emergency legislation signed by the Governor in connection with the COVID-19 State of Emergency. While e...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Mental Health Wellness Tips for Quarantine

  • Stick to a routine. Go to sleep and wake up at a reasonable time, write a schedule that is varied and includes time for work as well as self-care.
  • Dress for the social life you want, not the social life you have. Get showered and dressed in comfortable clo...
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Human Services
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Are You Experiencing Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking?

Independence

Telephone assistance for 209A and 258E protective order applications and safety planning is available from Independence House SAFEPLAN advocates or staff attorney, Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm (Spanish and Portuguese assistance available).How to receive ...

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Human Services
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Right now, many of us are worried about COVID-19 or Cornnavirus. We may feel helpless about what will happen or what we can do. When things feel uncertain or when we don’t generally feel safe, it’s normal to feel stressed.Stress can be...

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Human Services
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Falmouth Service Center: How You Can Help?

Falmouth Service Center more than a food pantry

We are distributing food to our vulnerable neighbors. You can help us to meet the need by making a donation! Falmouth Service Center

Other Ways to Help

  • Please check on your elderly neighbors & offer to pick up food for them
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Human Services
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

At this time, information about COVID-19 is rapidly evolving as new details are confirmed and new details are confirmed and new questions emerge. In the event of an outbreak in your community, as a parent/caregiver, your first concern is about how to prot...

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Human Services
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus: Kids Worry More When They’re Kept in the Dark

Child Mind Institute

News of the coronavirus COVID-19 is everywhere, from the front page of all the papers to the playground at school. Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already ma...

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Human Services
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Falmouth’s Human Services Department Announces Request for Interest for FY2021 Other Services

The Town of Falmouth, through the Human Services Department, announces a Request for Interest (RFI) for Fiscal Year 2021 from non-profit agencies and partnerships to deliver projects, programs and services that support vulnerable citizens and address unme...

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Human Services