• BARS Donates Easter Hams

    BARS Donates Hams to 50 Families in Need on Cape Cod

    BARS Helps Needy of Our Community with Donation to the Council of Churches Hands of Hope FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 21, 2016 — The Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc, a leading non-profit…

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  • BARS Poland Spring Resort Raffle

    BARS Poland Spring Resort Raffle

    First Prize The winner will have the finest room in the Maine Inn at the Poland Spring Resort in Poland Spring, Maine. There are three restaurants to choose from, and championship golf course all within this 500…

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  • BARS 2015 July 4th float

    Barnstable July 4th Parade 2015

    Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the 2015 parade. We sang Kris Clark’s song, “I’ve Been Scratching on the Clam Beds” (to…

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  • BARS booths at West Barnstable Village Festival

    West Barnstable Village Festival 2015

    BARS had a very successful event at the West Barnstable Village Festival. In fact it was the most successful one day event we have ever had. I can not express my appreciation, as chairman of the…

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  • BARS volunteers celebrating a successful fund raiser

    137,000 BOTTLES AND CANS COLLECTED!!!

    Thank you to the indispensable volunteers, recyclers, and the Town of Barnstable for making the BARS bottle and can recycling fundraiser a record making month for BARS. We raised $6,700 during the month of July for scholarships and…

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  • Past and present BARS presidents

    BARS 2015 AWARDS DINNER

    Photo above shows four previous BARS presidents along with our current president that were at BARS annual awards dinner at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. From left to right: Fred Dempsey, Dick Ossen, Ron Glantz, Bob Silva,…

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  • BARS and East Dennis Oyster Farm present checks to Barnstable and Dennis Police

    A Rewarding Day for BARS

    Monday, April 1, 2014 the reward checks from BARS and John and Stephanie Lowell, owners of East Dennis Oyster farm were presented to officers from the Barnstable and Dennis Police Departments. From left to right, Don…

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  • Steve Hoxie teaching Byron Talbott how to harvest quahogs

    Steve Hoxie shows Byron Talbott how to harvest quahogs

    One of the best things about BARS are its members. One in particular is a great person. His name is Steve Hoxie. He is always there when BARS needs a volunteer for anything from raking clams,…

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  • West Barnstable Village Festival 2013

    West Barnstable Village Festival

    The BARS booth at the West Barnstable Village Festival was twice as big as in the past, and was fully stocked. Steve Hoxie grilled his signature littlenecks with garlic and butter, we had kettles of chowder,…

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  • Two girls clamming

    Clamming for Kids

    Every year for the past seven years the Town of Barnstable Marine and Environmental Affiars Division of Natural Resources has sponsored School Vacation Clamming Classes for Kids. Invariably a number of parents are exposed to the…

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