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  Pam & Jack Turner of Bridgewater attend their 1st BGC plant sale The Bridgewater Garden Club’s annual spring plant sale was held on Saturday May 13th at the Bridgewater Senior Center.  They had a wonderful selection of plants with every gardener in mind. There were bright and colorful annuals for those who want continuous blooms all season long. Some opted for a ...

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EB High School Earns Second Place in the Eco-Carpentry Challenge in Boston

Shop teacher Mark Feriolo and his team of students from East Bridgewater Jr./Sr. High School took home second place in the Eco-Carpentry Challenge in Boston. Earning a prize of $1000 for the program. The team’s third year participating in this challenge, they were particularly excited for this years Star Wars theme. The team took old furniture and turned it into useful items. Their finished ...

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East Bridgewater Resident to Walk 18 miles in the Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk in San Diego, CA

East Bridgewater Resident  Patti Chase to Walk 18 miles in the Out of the Darkness Overnight walk in San Diego, CA. On May 20th, Patti Chase from East Bridgewater, MA, will be walking 18 miles, through the night, in the Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), in San Diego California. In ...

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Bridgewater Garden Club Annual Arbor Day Planting

On Arbor Day, April 28, the Bridgewater Garden Club planted an October Glory Maple tree at the Marathon Park Playground in Bridgewater. Children that were at the playground were invited to come help plant the tree.  They placed trowels filled with soil in the hole. The tree will grow as they do and in time will provide shade on the ...

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Jukebox Time Machine – Annual Spring Concert

Jukebox Time Machine – Annual Spring Concert is on May 20 & 21, 2017 Taunton, MA-The Southeastern Massachusetts Festival Chorus (SMFC) will present its full-length spring program on May 20 & 21 entitled, Jukebox Time Machine at Friedman Middle School in Taunton. Come celebrate and have a good time as the 90-member SMFC takes you on a musical voyage of ...

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Cherished Memories, Inc and Old Colony YMCA Invite Those with Dementia to a Monthly Memory Café

Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders that cause Dementia know no boundaries. They are well documented as diseases that are not a normal part of aging. They do not discriminate between rich or poor, educated or uneducated. No one is immune, and your loved one or beloved could be next. According to research, the latest facts show that the number of ...

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Sleep Interrupted and Gaining Control Over Technology

By Kim Noble BSN, MBA, RN; South Shore Hospital’s Youth Health Connection Program Coordinator Admit it, we have all done it and for some it is a daily habit – gazing at your smartphone or tablet before bedtime. It doesn’t matter if you are using these devices for reading, checking social media, playing games or streaming TV shows or movies, ...

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Halifax Council On Aging’s Inter-Generational Program

A Fun Afternoon of Cuddles & Hunts! Four day old baby goats were brought in for the seniors and Halifax Elementary School 6th graders involved in the Halifax Council On Aging’s Inter-generational program to hold and enjoy. They were a great Easter hit!! The 6th graders  also had an Easter Egg Hunt for over 250 Eggs. The seniors and kids ...

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TJ2 Robotics Team Hosted the Southeast MA New England District Robotics Competition

 In March, The TJ2 Robotics Team hosted the South East MA New England District Robotics Competition at Bridgewater Raynham Regional High School for the first time. There were 42 teams registered for this competition that came from all the New England States and Delaware. The TJ2 team has 52 students and 34 mentors this year. On Jan 7th, they kicked ...

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Congratulations, Bruce Marquis. Named ” Rotarian of the Year”

Past President Thomas Kazanowski of the Coastal Heritage Bank was Chair of the event and Master of Ceremonies held April 1 at the Commercial Club where Bruce Marquis, owner of Salon Esprit in East Bridgewater was named. Bruce has been a Rotarian since 1974 and a member of the Bridgewaters club since 1998. Bruce Edward Marquis was born to Gladys Leydon ...

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