Category / Barnstable

February 1, 2011
Well, I have been officially appointed as a member to the Agricultural Commission in the town of Barnstable.  Today I am going down to the town hall to be sworn in. Our next meeting is tomorrow night.  I am looking forward to it.  I believe that we will be voting on the matter of roosters in …

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January 11, 2011
I was recently interviewed by a local paper about keeping roosters in Barnstable, MA.  I felt that what I stated in the interview to the reporter was not clearly conveyed in the article.  So, I wrote the editor a letter.  I hope it will be published in this Friday’s paper.  I’m crossing my fingers! Dear Editor, I had …

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January 10, 2011
Peering out of the coop at the snow At first glance, you would never know that Viola and her family have chickens.  Tucked away behind some rather large rhododendrons is a large shed/coop and the chicken run. Viola has been raising chickens for seven years.  Her first three chickens, 2 hens and a rooster, arrived …

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December 19, 2010
I have become quite the advocate for roosters’ rights in the Town of Barnstable.  As you know, I went to the Barnstable Agricultural Commission meeting a few weeks ago, and boy, have I been busy entertaining all sorts of questions.  I have been contacted by both the Barnstable Patriot and the Barnstable Enterprise for interviews.  I …

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