A Successful July for BARS at the Barnstable Recycling Shed

BARS volunteers celebrating last day at the shed for 2021

Thank you everyone who volunteered at the recycling shack and all those who donated their returnable bottles and cans. Shown here are some photos of those who showed up the last day to help clean the shack; empty the container of bags of cans and boxes of bottles into the truck to be returned to the manufacturers; and finally, to celebrate the end of a job well done.

BARS Blessing of the Rakes 2019

BARS Blessing of the Rakes 2019

The Sixteenth Annual BARS Blessing of the Rakes took place June 8th, 2019. Thank you to Reverend John J. Perry, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish in Centerville, for blessing our rakes with help from BARS member, Steve Hoxie.

BARS Honoring its Commitment to UMass Dartmouth

BARS presenting UMass Dartmouth with scholarship check

The above photo shows Bill Shumway presenting UMass Dartmouth a check for the BARS-UMass Dartmouth Scholarship Endowment Fund on December 11th, 2018.

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.

BARS Adopts Cordwood Landing

BARS sign at Cordwood Landing

Here are some photos of that show our latest adoption, Cordwood Landing on Old Post Road.

2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS had great success at the 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival.

BARS Adopts Ropes Beach

BARS Volunteers at Ropes Beach, Cotuit

BARS is participating the Barnstable “Adopt a Spot” program as part of the 208 Nitrogen Reduction program in Barnstable.

A Rewarding Day for BARS

BARS and East Dennis Oyster Farm present checks to Barnstable and Dennis Police

Monday, April 1, 2014 the reward checks from BARS and John and Stephanie Lowell, owners of East Dennis Oyster farm were presented to officers from the Barnstable and Dennis Police Departments.

Steve Hoxie shows Byron Talbott how to harvest quahogs

Steve Hoxie teaching Byron Talbott how to harvest quahogs

One of the best things about BARS are its members. One in particular is a great person. His name is Steve Hoxie. He is always there when BARS needs a volunteer for anything from raking clams, to making… Read More

West Barnstable Village Festival

West Barnstable Village Festival 2013

The BARS booth at the West Barnstable Village Festival was twice as big as in the past, and was fully stocked. Steve Hoxie grilled his signature littlenecks with garlic and butter, we had kettles of chowder, oysters on… Read More