Chuck Higgins

We are sad to report the passing of BARS Board of Directors member, Chuck Higgins. Chuck was elected to the BARS Board of Directors in January of 2012. He was co-chair of BARS Clamming Classes as…

BARS 2015 AWARDS DINNER

Past and present BARS presidents

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,…

JUNE 2015 – FROM THE QUARTERDECK

Bottles and Cans for BARS

  MESSAGE FROM THE QUARTERDECK OF THE PRESIDENT While this message may look familiar it should. It is the same message I gave last month. I think it is important to repeat it as we are…

BARS 12th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

Blessing of the Rakes 2015

The BARS 12th Annual Blessing of the Rakes organized by Bette Silva was a great success.! The Reverend John J. Perry, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, MA officiated at the event. Amy…

BARS Membership Drive

BARS Membership Drive

Attention all BARS members and prospective members! We will be holding a membership drive from March through June 30th, 2015. An award of an American Express gift certificate will be given to the member who sponsors…

Antique Shellfish Harvesting Tools Project

Do you have any old shellfish tools hiding in your yard or barn? Rakes? Tongs? Dredges? Worn out fingers? Would you like to tell me about them and why you think they were designed that way?…

2015 Shellfishing License

Town of Barnstable 2015 shellfish permits will be available starting Tuesday, February 17th. Natural Resources office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 – 4:15. Location: 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville, MA. 02632

BARS Wine and Wine Cooler Raffle

BARS wine and wine cooler raffle

Only 250 tickets will be sold at $10 for single tickets or three tickets for $25. Drawing is December 2, 2014. You do not need to be present to win. 100% of proceeds go to the…

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2014

BARS float at Barnstable July 4th parade

The 2014 Barnstable July 4th parade was part of the celebration of the town’s 375th birthday. Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the…

BARS Annual Tackle & Chowdah Sale

BARS’ Tackle/Chowdah/Miscellaneous Items Yard sale will take place June 21st, 9 – 3 pm at the West Barnstable Community Building, Rt. 149 in West Barnstable. This is one of our major fundraisers and we are in…