Welcome to the Old Stone Dock Association

Old Stone Dock, Falmouth, MA

The mission of the Old Stone Dock Association is to promote a sense of community for residents in the neighborhood of Main Street to Shore Street to Surf Drive to Mill Road and all the streets and residences within those boundaries. The Association will work with the Town of Falmouth officials towards improvements in the areas of beautification, traffic movement, beach utilization maintenance, road maintenance, and, in general, the welfare of all residents. The Association will endeavor to create a community spirit by encouraging all residents to participate through programs that promote unity based upon a common interest.

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Member Events

  • Annual Meeting & Summer Social
  • Annual Beach Clean Up
  • Annual Holiday Party

Recent News

08-04-20 OSDA Provided Tuition Assistance to 4 students

The Old Stone Dock Association was pleased to provide 4 students with a check for $500 each for tuition assistance as they head off to college in September of 2020. Two checks were mailed on Monday, 08/03/20 and two checks were presented in person on 08/04/20 at the Beach Breeze Inn on Shore Street in Falmouth. See below for [...]

August 3rd, 2020|

07-28-20 OSDA Makes Donation to Falmouth Service Center and Belonging to Each Other

During our recent membership renewal drive for 06/01/20 through 05/31/21 the Board of Directors decided to ask the membership if they would like to donate extra funds to support our local community and those that may be struggling due to COVID-19 .  Through July 4, 2020 173 ~ households renewed their membership and we had 4 new members.  In addition [...]

August 3rd, 2020|

06-23-20 OSDA Flower Boxes at Ellen T Mitchell Bath House at Surf Drive Beach

Steve Saunders, Board Member of the Old Stone Dock Association arranged for the flower boxes to be installed by Memorial Day at the Ellen T Mitchell Bath House at Surf Drive Beach. They were purchased at M. R. Soares Flower Garden Nursery, 1021 Sandwich Road, East Falmouth. The picture shows OSDA Treasurer Bob Lehtinen presenting a check payable to the [...]

August 3rd, 2020|

04-14-20 posted Email message from President Jay Thayer on 03-24-20

Dear Old Stone Dock Association Friends and Neighbors I hope that this finds you safe and healthy in the new year. 2020 has been a very unusual year for all of us. It has come to my attention that some of our year-round-residents may be having some difficulties with food supplies or picking up prescription drugs just to name two. [...]

April 15th, 2020|

04-14-20 Pictures from around town (12/28/19 to 04/09/20)

12-28-19   Dredging of Falmouth Harbor pumped to Surf Drive Beach.   01-15-20  Dredging of Falmouth Harbor pumped and spread onto Surf Drive Beach.   01-08-20  New Water Line Installation on Main Street   03-15-20  Opening Weekend at Falmouth Dairy Queen – Board Members Terry Saunders and Steve Saunders   03-24-20  Start of work on the new Surf Drive Beach retaining [...]

April 15th, 2020|

12-16-19 Holiday Party & Parade 12-08-19

The Old Stone Dock Association held their 16th Annual After-the-Parade Holiday Party on Sunday, 12/08/19 from 2 – 4 pm at ShoreWay Acres on Shore Street. President Jay Thayer welcomed members, guests and public officials. Hosts Dorie and Greg Ketterer again put on a wonderful event. The buffet, besides being delicious, was a work of art (see featured picture). [...]

December 17th, 2019|

11-07-19 E-mail to Members from OSDA President Jay Thayer

Hello Neighbor, The Holidays are approaching once again and Falmouth is preparing for the Holidays by the Sea weekend (December 6-8) organized by the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce.  This includes the 56th annual "biggest small-town Christmas Parade in all Southeast New England"!  The parade kicks off at 12:00 noon on Sunday December 8th and this year's theme is "Peace and Goodwill".  [...]

November 18th, 2019|

09-08-19 Annual Meeting and Summer Social

The Old Stone Dock Association held their Annual Meeting and Summer Social on Sunday, 09/08/19 from 3 pm to 6 pm at the Beach Breeze Inn on Shore Street.  It was a beautiful day considering the day before there was heavy rain form Hurricane Dorian. Jay Thayer, Polly Thayer and Steve Saunders got the tables and chairs in order [...]

September 19th, 2019|

08-13-19 Tuition Assistance Presentation 2019 -2020

It is through the generosity of our members and local community that we are able to present tuition assistance awards each year.  We had one applicant this year and we were pleased to present a check to her for $500 at our monthly board meeting held on Tuesday, August 13th 2019 to assist her with her college education. Ms. Georgia [...]

September 19th, 2019|

07-30-19 Beach Employee Appreciation Breakfast held at Surf Drive Beach

OSDA Board Member Anne Prior and Margie Mitchell of the Falmouth Beach Committee arranged the annual Summer Beach Employee Appreciation Breakfast.  It was an opportunity for the OSDA to thank them for the work they do for us on our beaches on a daily basis before they leave for other jobs, school, etc. The breakfast was held on Tuesday, July 30, [...]

August 10th, 2019|

07-30-19 OSDA Presidents E-mail to Members and Friends

Hello neighbor and greetings from the Old Stone Dock Association We are mid-way through the Summer and I hope that you are enjoying yourselves.  We have had an abundance of sunny days this year and the reports from homeowners, businesses and vacationers have been very positive.  Downtown merchants, restaurants, hotels and rentals all report new records being set for the [...]

August 10th, 2019|

07-14-19, Falmouth Triathlon – Traffic Control

The annual Falmouth Triathlon took place on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Surf Drive beach.  The event organizers communicated to their participants that there is NO PARKING on neighborhood streets and this has worked well the past several years.  To help make this happen, Old Stone Dock members worked with the Falmouth Police and the Sheriff’s department on traffic control and parking directions [...]

July 23rd, 2019|

07-11-19 Community forum on litter

OSD Member Anne Prior shared a Facebook posting by Jay Zavala.  He advised that a Community Forum on Litter will be held on Thursday, 07/11/19 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the Hermann Foundation Room of the Falmouth Public Library at 300 Main Street.  This is being sponsored by the Falmouth Litter Reduction Team.  If you have any interest in [...]

July 9th, 2019|

06-23-19 OSDA Members sell t-shirts and collect donations for Falmouth Fireworks Committee

On 06/23/19 OSDA Members Rebecca Bevilacqua, Terry Saunders and Steve Saunders sold t-shirts and collected donations for the Falmouth Fireworks committee from 9 am to noon at the Ellen T Mitchell Bathhouse.  Terry Saunders and Steve Saunders also manned the table on Sunday, 06/29/19 from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm. Pictured from left to right:  Artist and t-shirt designer Karen [...]

July 9th, 2019|

06-23-19 Flower Boxes – Funds received in memory of Eileen & Palo Peirce

The OSDA was notified by the estate of Palo Peirce that he had made a donation to the OSDA.  Funds were received and were put towards the purchase of flowers at the Ellen T Mitchell Bathhouse this spring.  The Peirce family explained to President Jay Thayer that their parents enjoyed seeing the floral display over the years and the work that the OSDA [...]

July 9th, 2019|

06-28-19 Email to Membership from OSDA President Jay Thayer

Old Stone Dock Association June-July Activities Hello Neighbor – Greetings from the Old Stone Dock Association, Summer is here, and activities of all kinds for all ages are picking up in the village and in the neighborhood. The year-round population of Falmouth is just over 32,000 but the population has recently been estimated to increase to 105,000 in the summer [...]

July 9th, 2019|

05-10-19 Email from President Jay Thayer to members

Hello Neighbor - Greetings from the Old Stone Dock Association Spring is taking its time making its way into Falmouth this year but there are signs that summer is not far off and the Surf Drive Beach will soon be enjoyed by many of us once again. I wanted to make you aware of several upcoming events and activities being [...]

May 22nd, 2019|

05-18-19 OSDA held their annual beach and roadway cleanup

The OSD annual beach cleanup and membership drive was held at Surf Drive Beach on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 am to noon. Fourteen members and friends participated and gathered at the Ellen T Mitchell Bath House.  We cleaned the beach and both sides of Surf Drive as well as the corners of Mill Road, Bywater, Walker and Shore. The Mill [...]

May 22nd, 2019|

08-01-18 E-mail Message to OSDA Mailing List

Hello neighbor and greetings from the Old Stone Dock Association, We are mid-way through the summer and I hope that you are enjoying yourselves. I wanted to update you on several upcoming events and topics that may be of interest to you Our 2018 Membership Drive was a success with over 250 of you renewing your membership for 2019. Thank [...]

August 11th, 2018|

07-15-18 Falmouth Sprint Triathlon at Surf Drive Beach

The Falmouth Triathlon took place on Sunday, 07/15/18 at Surf Drive Beach. New England Endurance Events, the sponsor is located on Cape Cod, and is fully immersed in the Southeastern Massachusetts triathlon and running communities.  Their management and staff are all current athletes.  Our contact was Kathleen Walker who is a seasoned triathlete, a USA Triathlon certified race director and [...]

July 22nd, 2018|

06-02-2018 OSD Members Beach and Roadway Cleanup on Surf Drive Beach

On Saturday, June 2, 2018 twenty-four members of the Old Stone Dock Association gathered at the Ellen T. Mitchell Bathhouse. The mission of the day was to pick up litter on Surf Drive Beach both beach side and street side.  Members also cleaned the Mill Street parking lot and up several of the side streets as well. There was a [...]

June 6th, 2018|

05-15-18 E-mail to members from OSD President Jay Thayer

Hello Neighbor ~ Greetings from the Old Stone Dock Association, After a brief Spring, Summer now appears close at hand and the Surf Drive Beach will be enjoyed by many of us once again. I wanted to make you aware of several upcoming events and activities being organized by the Old Stone Dock Association (OSDA). The OSDA Annual Beach Clean-up and [...]

May 20th, 2018|