The Town of Barnstable is pleased to announce that Discover Barnstable – the official podcast of the Town of Barnstable launched on Thursday, February 3, 2022.

Discover Barnstable speaks to the Town of Barnstable’s Mission to protect the quality of life and unique character, engage our citizens, and enact policies that respond to and anticipate the needs of our community.

The podcasts are hosted by Digital Content Manager Paula Hersey, Deputy Director of Asset Management/Licensing Director Liz Hartsgrove and Lynne Poyant, Director of Communications.  Behind the scenes are Channel 18 Station Manager Sarah Beal-Fletcher and Video Specialist Stone Dow.  This is an opportunity for our residents and visitors to hear from our employees who steward the programs and services for the Town of Barnstable.

The first episode is an introduction to the podcast and upcoming episodes showcase topics such as:  Town Budgets 101; Beach Stickers; Dog Licenses; Moorings; Doing Business in Barnstable; Having a Career with the Town; Town History; Arts & Culture; and many more.

Listeners can subscribe through major platforms, the Town website ( or from any of our social channels.  We encourage you to listen in and be sure to drop us a line at and let us know what you would like to learn next.

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Also available on Google Podcasts