Andre Peter Sampou of West Barnstable passed away on November 20, 2021 at age 90 surrounded by his loved ones. BARS extends its condolences to all of Andre’s family and friends. He was a founding member of BARS, which had its first meeting in 2001 at his farm in West Barnstable. BARS will forever miss Andre Sampou.
BARS is at the redeemable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for the rest of July. Money raised will go towards BARS’ scholarship fund for Cape Cod students. This is BARS’ biggest fundraiser of the… Read More
The Cotuit–Santuit Civic Association held a Zoom meeting on September 15, 2020. The meeting consisted of a presentation by representatives of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod and the Horsley Witten Group regarding the various storm water management projects that… Read More
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.
This will be my last View from the Flats. In November the Board elected a new Slate of Officers for 2019. The Officers and Directors for 2019 are as follows: Officers and Directors Slate for 2019 President Robert Parsons… Read More
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.
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 receipt for… Read More
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 for BARS… Read More
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 Street and… Read More
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, Bob Parsons,… Read More