Author Archives: James Holbert

St. Thomas Aquinas Outreach Program Changing Lives for the Better

“There are different kinds of spiritual gifts but the same Spirit; there are different forms of service but the same Lord” 1 Corinthians, Chapter 12 lines 4-5. St. Thomas Aquinas Parish features this Bible quote on its Outreach page. I spoke with Kathy Palmieri who facilitates the program. It is currently operating with 17 volunteers who make themselves available as ...

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Girl Scouts Go to Fenway

Girl Scouts go to Fenway On Sunday May 27th, East Bridgewater Girl Scout Troop 66121 headed to Fenway Park where they were honored and chosen to lead the Scout Day Parade. The girls met some of the Red Sox alumni players and shared handshakes and fist bumps as they waited to enter the field. Congratulations, girls! Story and Photos Courtesy ...

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Local Women Participate in Annual GFWC of Massachusetts Junior Membership Annual Conference

On April 28, eight members of the General Federation of Woman’s Clubs was able to attend the annual Conference of GFWC of Massachusetts Junior Membership in Springfield at the Hilton Garden Inn. This conference celebrates the achievements of clubs in the last year and recognizes awards for service projects performed by local clubs. At this Annual Conference, the club was ...

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Lily, Snowy Owls, and Us

Lily is a local East Bridgewater resident and an owl lover. In an effort to help sustain the Snowy Owl population, Lily has launched a fundraiser to benefit Mass Audubon and their owl preservation efforts! Lily and her father travel to Duxbury Beach to capture her favorite bird on camera. By purchasing the prints she produces, you are helping East Bridgewater’s ...

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Pass It On!

The Whitman Public Library is now providing discounted museum passes! (It’s not just the Whitman Library! See details below.) If you are a Whitman resident and have a valid adult Whitman Public Library card, you can reserve your passes ahead of time! (Non-residents can use passes on the day of the visit, if available.) Click here to get started. Passes ...

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Play Ball!

Coming at you from May 9th, the Raynham Youth BSA Red Sox take on the Astros! Catch up on the action here! Footage Courtesy of the Raynham Channel.

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The Tastiest Stroll in Town

Our friends and parishioners of East Bridgewater United Methodist Church baked up a medley of cookies, brownies, and sweets for a scrumptious Cookie Walk. The review, in a word: YUM.

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All Together Now

West Bridgewater Middle-Senior High School kicked off the start of May with World Cultures Night, featuring Zumba, traditional Greek dance, and various dishes of global cuisine! Images Courtesy of West Bridgewater Public Schools.  

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A Letter of Thanks to those who Participated in Earth Day:

We, the Halifax Beautification Committee, want to thank everyone who participated this “Earth Day” week in helping reduce the litter in our town, culminating in yesterday’s “Great Massachusetts Cleanup” in conjunction with over 100 communities state-wide. We particularly appreciated the contributions of the Boy Scouts, the Brownies, the Silver Lake Key Club, the Well Community Church, and others who came ...

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