Barnstable Closed to All Harvest of Shellfish

Heavy rains close shellfish beds until further notice

The Town of Barnstable has closed all shellfish beds until further notice, due to run-off from Friday night's torrential rains. 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