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.

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…

BARS February 2017 Meeting

Shellfishing-Scudder-Lane

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

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…

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2016

BARS July 4th 2016 parade float

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…

BARS Donates Defibrillators to the Town of Barnstable

Philips HeartStart Defibrillator

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…

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…

BARS Donates Hams to 50 Families in Need on Cape Cod

BARS Donates Easter Hams

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…

Hats and Gloves for Needy Barnstable Kids

Yesterday, January 28, 2016, BARS gave 100 winter hats and 100 pairs of gloves to the Salvation Army to distribute to needy kids in the Town of Barnstable. Accepting was Bob Lynch, Director and co-director Kim…

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…