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CCTC supports Vineyard Wind in comments to BOEM

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) recently had a public comment period regarding Vineyard Wind’s plan to install an offshore wind facility south of Martha’s Vineyard. The CCTC Infrastructure Committee and Board of Directors approved sending comments to BOEM in favor of the project. July 27, 2020 Program Manager Bureau of Ocean Energy […]

CCTC comments on proposal to move NOAA Fisheries Center from Woods Hole to New Bedford

A recent article in South Coast Today cited Congressman Joe Kennedy’s endorsement to move the NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center from Woods Hole to New Bedford. The CCTC Infrastructure Committee met in July to discuss and recommended to the CCTC Board of Directors to advocate for keeping the Center in Woods Hole. The Board approved […]

July Infrastructure: NOAA Fisheries Science Center

At the meeting in July, the Infrastructure Committee discussed a proposal by Congressman Kennedy to move NOAA Fisheries Science Center from Woods Hole to New Bedford. This is relevant to the Technology Council as it’s our mission to promote science technology and economic development on Cape Cod.  The committee circulated materials that were provided by […]

June Infrastructure: Comcast on the Cape

Comcast representatives Mike Galla, Jonathan DuBois, Michael Belcher, and Brian Jenson attended the Infrastructure Committee’s June meeting. They were invited as part of the Committee’s efforts to improve internet connectivity during this time of increased use. According to the representatives, Comcast is ensuring 24/7 network health, offering Internet Essentials, free Xfinity Wifi in public locations […]

OpenCape Retains Carol McLeod Design and Greenough Brand Storytellers

CCTC member and First Friday Sponsor OpenCape released the following (Jun 23 2020): Agencies will provide complementary website, marketing and PR support  BARNSTABLE, Mass. (June 23, 2020) – OpenCape, a Barnstable-based nonprofit organization which is improving broadband access, reliability and affordability for businesses and residences across Cape Cod, the Islands and Southeastern Mass. with its […]

SBA: EIDL Disaster Portal Roars Back to Action + Main Street Lending Program Open for Registration

The following was received from the Massachusetts District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration: Spectacular news out of Washington last night: SBA reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19 today. “With the reopening of the EIDL assistance and EIDL […]

May Infrastructure: exploring connectivity solutions

The subcommittee formed at the Infrastructure Committee’s April meeting reached out to Comcast about increasing broadband during this time when so many are relying on internet connections for work and school.  A representative from Comcast will attend the meeting in June. The committee looks forward to hearing what they may be able to do in […]

Video: Contracts in the Time of a Pandemic

CCTC General Counsel Eugene Curry was SCORE’s guest to speak on issues of contracts during the corona virus pandemic.

Cape Cod Community Media Center adapts and serves during the COVID-19 Crisis

In our continuing series of CCTC members coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cape Cod Community Media Center shares how they are adapting their services to continue to fulfill their mission.  The Cape Cod Community Media Center, the public access TV station for the mid-Cape, has closed our doors for now, but we continue to […]

April Infrastructure: Life online

At its April meeting the Infrastructure Committee discussed recovery efforts for our community and how the Technology Council might be of assistance. We also heard that there is proposed funding for our bridges in the upcoming stimulus bill and have modest optimism that it will be a priority project. Committee members asked if businesses had […]

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