Barnstable's oldest resident receives Boston Post Cane

Honored during an inter-generational celebration
Barnstable's oldest resident Dorothy Robinson is offered congratulations from Barnstable Youth Commission Chair Brendan Clark and Barnstable High School Class of 2020 President Olivia Monteiro. (Town of Barnstable photo)

From the Town of Barnstable:

Today the Boston Post Cane Award was presented to Barnstable's oldest resident Dorothy Robinson. Dorothy is 104 years old. The presentation was part of an Intergenerational Tea held at the Barnstable Senior Center in partnership with the Barnstable Council on Aging, the Barnstable Youth Commission and Barnstable High School's Class of 2020. Over 50 people were in attendance who were over the age of 90! Dorothy was joined by Mary Wasiersky (100) and Anastasia Drozd (103). Town Manager Mark Ells and Superintendent Meg Mayo-Brown were on hand for the festivities which included a musical performance by the Barnstable High School Chorus. Town Councilor John Flores was in attendance as well. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on