BARS 2017 Annual Awards Dinner

2017 BARS Annual Awards Dinner

BARS annual awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 2nd at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. The event is only open to the first 70 members in good standing. Cash bar is from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Dinner will be served at … Read the rest

Fred Dempsey is the man for clam rake repairs in Barnstable

Fred Dempsey is the man for clam rake repairs in Barnstable

Ask any BARS member just who can repair a clam rake, and they’ll point you in Dempsey’s direction.… Read the rest

March 2017 BARS Meeting

shellfishing rake and basket full of quahogs

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 7th.

Our next meeting will take place at the West Barnstable Community Building on Route 149 Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 pm. Our speaker for the evening will be Kimberly

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BARS February 2017 Meeting

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The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7th.

Steve KirkSTEVE KIRK, the Coastal Program Manager for The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts is our featured speaker for this meeting. He is tasked with advancing coastal conservation strategies largely driven Read the rest

Don’t Miss this BARS Meeting!

Oyster Season at Calves Pasture, Barnstable

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 1st.

Tom Marcotti, Liz Lewis, and Amy Croteau of the town of Barnstable, Department of Marine and Environmental Affairs, will give an updated report of what is going on within Read the rest

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2016

BARS July 4th 2016 parade float

BARS July 4th parade awards

Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the 2016 parade. This one had a baseball theme. Check out the wheel covers on the pickup. We sang Lenny … Read the rest

Clamming for Kids

Two girls clamming

Every year for the past thirteen years the Natural Resources Department of the Town of Barnstable Marine and Environmental Affairs Division has sponsored School Vacation Clamming Classes for Kids. Invariably a number of parents are exposed to the joys of … Read the rest

BARS Donates Defibrillators to the Town of Barnstable

Philips HeartStart Defibrillator

BARS donates defibrillators to Barnstable Marine and Environmental Affairs Division

On May 5th the Barnstable Town Council accepted a gift from BARS in the memory of Dayle Hoxie, of two Philips heavy duty portable defibrillators. These will be used in the trucks of the Town of Barnstable Marine and Environmental … Read the rest

BARS 2016 Annual Awards Dinner

2016 BARS Annual Awards Dinner

BARS annual awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 3rd at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. The event is only open to the first 70 members in good standing. Cash bar is from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Dinner will be served at … Read the rest

BARS Donates Hams to 50 Families in Need on Cape Cod

BARS Donates Easter Hams

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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 protector of shellfish habitat … Read the rest