May 31, 2023


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Unity Day, Food Trucks, Old Home Week, Runes, Dunes, Town Notes

In memory of a fellow Patriot

Royden Richardson, former Barnstable Town Council President, founder of CHIP’S House, Osterville Rotarian and dedicated Cape Cod Commissioner, died Sunday. He was 90. 

Richardson represented the Town of Barnstable on the Cape Cod Commission from April 2006 through April 2018 and served in town government for many decades.

Former Town Council President Roy Richardson is honored by the Church Women United of Cape Cod in February, 2013.
People of Action, the Barnstable Police Department and the Town of Barnstable are proud to announce the fifth annual Barnstable Unity Day Celebration on the Hyannis Village Green on Friday, Aug. 6 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Town Manager Mark Ells commended Richardson’s roles with numerous health and human service agencies, including the CHIP’S House, Salvation Army and the Community Action Committee.

Among Richardson’s legacies is the town’s Tourism Mini-grant Program, which continues to benefit nonprofits in the seven villages of Barnstable.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Doane Beal Ames Hyannis, MA. COVID protocols will be followed. Burial will be private.