Cotuit Bay Shellfishing Closure 07-05-18

An emergency contamination closure is going into effect for part of Cotuit Bay. Unfortunately, a porta-potty was tipped over at Cotuit Town Dock. Due to the close proximity of the bay, along with expected rainfall tomorrow…

Barnstable-West Barnstable July 4th, 2018 Parade

BARS at Barnstable-West Barnstable July 4th Parade

BARS will be again be part of the Barnstable-West Barnstable July 4th Parade that starts at the County Courthouse parking area and goes through Main Street in Barnstable Village and down to the village dock.

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…

Art in the Village 2018

Barnstable Art in the Village 2018

BARS will have a booth at Art in the Village 2018 where we will be selling our famous chowder. ART IN THE VILLAGE 2018 SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 23 & 24 10:00AM-4:00PM RAIN OR SHINE For…

BARS June 2018 Meeting

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis at oyster season opening 2013

Our featured speakers for the June, 2018 BARS meeting will be Liz Lewis and Tom Marcotti from Barnstable Natural Resources Dept. They will introduce the new seasonals and update us on what’s been happening in the department and plans for this year!

BARS 15th Blessing of the Rakes

15th Annual BARS Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 14th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by Minister Steven Wilson for a bountiful harvest.

BARS 15th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

15th Annual BARS Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 15th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by Father Perry from Our Lady of Victory Parish in…

BARS 2018 Annual Awards Dinner

BARS 2018 Annual Dinner at Wimpy's

BARS’ annual awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 1st at Wimpy’s Seafood Cafe in Osterville. The event is for BARS members good standing and their guest(s). Winners of the Barnstable Bivalve Buddy Award and the President’s Award will be announced at the meeting.

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…

BARS April 2018 Meeting

Rainbow over Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge

Millions of people cross the bridges over the Cape Cod Canal each year. But how many know what this engineering marvel is all about? Samantha Gray, a US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger will present a program that offers excellent insight into the rich history, fascinating features, and vigilant operation of the Cape Cod Canal. A portion of the presentation will include a film entitled ‘Canal Story.’