Author Archives: Buzz Around

Device-Free Dinners

By Anna Bregoli, an intern with South Shore Hospital’s Youth Health Connection posted this link: Smartphones are a huge part of our daily lives.  Although they can quickly and easily provide us with resources to help get through our busy schedules, there are times when Smartphones are not necessary.  Not only are they unnecessary, but they can be harmful to developing ...

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East Bridgewater Christmas Parade & Christmas on the Common were a HUGE success!

I’d like to take a moment to thank everyone involved with the success of the 2016 Christmas on the Common Parade.  From Chief Allen and the Police department, to Chief Harhen and the Fire Department, B.E.M.A, CERT, The Parade Committee, and all the participants, it was a great day!  It’s days like today that light the flame of town pride. ...

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Recipe For a Stress-Less Season

By Meridith Bassett, RN, Curry College Nursing Student Shared by the Youth Health Connection from South Shore Hospital With the holiday season approaching, children home on winter break and high school seniors applying for college, life can be hectic.  Stress can lead to health issues such as high blood pressure, lack of sleep, depression, or anxiety. Your body and mind work together to create ...

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2nd Annual Legends and Legacies of East Bridgewater Gala

This event, sponsored by the Anne Kenneally Hynes Memorial Scholarship Committee, was a fundraiser for scholarships awarded to East Bridgewater Junior/Senior High School graduates.  The honorees for 2016 were the well-known local family of Peg and Peter Spagone and Mr. James Lively, President of Bridgewater Savings Bank. Jim Lively speaking after being honored A special tribute was made to EBHS ...

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East Bridgewater Central Elementary School Donates to Local Food Pantries

This year, the Central Elementary School children collected 2500 items and donated them to the two food pantries in East Bridgewater:  St Vincent De Paul Pantry located at St. John’s Church and EB Emergency Food Pantry located at Union Congregational Church. East Bridgewater Insurance Agency would like to thank all of those involved with this year’s food drive. EBIA Facebook ...

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Grand Opening Celebration of Academy Building Town Offices

 A major three-year renovation project to rehabilitate the historic structure into usable work spaces for the Town’s administrative offices.   The project was funded through capital bonding and with funds approved by the Bridgewater Community Preservation Committee.  The total cost of the project was $7.5 million.   The Academy Building renovation project was conducted by Town of Bridgewater in cooperation ...

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Sensory-Friendly Santa Events for Special Needs Families

The Noerr Programs and our compassionate partners proudly present sensory-friendly events, where children with all spectrums of special needs and their families can enjoy the time-honored tradition of the Santa Photo Experience, without the usual triggers associated with this bustling time of year.  While visits with Santa are free, families that purchase a keepsake photo package (starting at $24.99) will ...

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Our Young Ladies Keep on Winning!

Renee Banks (Miss Fall River 2017) and Hailey Ryan (Miss Bristol County Outstanding Teen 2017) were recently crowned and Kayla Bellody was awarded the Miracle Maker Award: all from West Bridgewater!

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