A Record Month for the BARS Scholarship Fund

BARS Recycling Last Load Out July 2018

We did it — $8,075.95 collected in July 2018 for the scholarship fund — a new BARS record! We handled 161,519 cans and bottles. That is a lot of trash that isn’t along the road. Above is…

BARS Needs Your Bottles and Cans!

BARS volunteers at the bottles and cans recycling shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station

BARS is at the redeemable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for all of July. Money raised will go towards BARS’ scholarship fund for Cape Cod students. You may also pick up a…

BARS 2018 Annual Awards Dinner

BARS 2018 Annual Dinner at Wimpy's

The BARS 2018 Annual Awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 1st at Wimpy’s Seafood Cafe in Osterville. Winners of the Barnstable Bivalve Buddy Award and the President’s Award will be announced at the meeting. The event is…

View from the Quarterdeck – February 2018

Shellfishing at Bay Street Osterville

 Oyster Season remains very rewarding for those who are willing to brave the elements. The ice from the severe cold weather and storms has cleared and all shellfishing locations are “Open for Business.” Reports from Bay…

View from the Quarterdeck – October 2017

Jim Scarlett and Norm Wilson sering chowder

September was a busy and eventful month for BARS. The 28th Marstons Mills Village Day Celebration was held on Sunday September 10th on Main Street in Marstons Mills. A Tip of the Rake to Betty Haviland,…

BARS September 2017 Meeting

Welfleet Marsh

Our featured speaker for the September, 2017 BARS meeting will be Kalliope Erin Chute.  Kalliope Erin Chute is the Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. She is the program manager for the…

BARS August 2017 Meeting

Mellisa Sanderson COO Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Association

Ron Glantz 1938–2017

Ronald H. Glantz 1938–2017

It is with great sadness that we announce that our President and good friend Ron Glantz passed away Sunday April 23, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Ron had multiple forms of cancer and could no…

You shop. Amazon gives to BARS!

When you shop at Amazon.com you can also be donating to BARS! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you…

B.A.R.S. Protecting S.H.A.R.P. Update

BARS protecting SHARP

Following up on the previous post: The hearing before the Town of Barnstable Conservation Commission last night went well. The Commission voted down the request to replace a seasonal dock with a permanent one in a…