Buzz Around

Contest with Bridgewater Farm Supply and Pinches & Pounds

The buzz around is sponsoring a contest with Bridgewater Farm Supply and Pinches & Pounds. These locally owned companies would love for you to stop by and enter. We hope to see you after all of this snow!

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Read Across America

Books, Books, Books! LB Merrill Elementary School celebrated Read Across America week from February 26th to March 2nd. Students (and teachers!) renewed their love of reading with fun events and activities. Our school also welcomed legendary Raynham kindergarten teacher Sandy Leahy for a reading of And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street. The pages keep on turnin’! ...

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The Church in the Woods

Bridgewater resident Rob Basler dedicates roughly four hours, sometimes more, every Saturday to a little known volunteer operation called the Church in the Woods. Church in the Woods came to Massachusetts with Pastor Leigh Fuller, who managed similar programs in Plymouth, North Carolina, and even before that in Australia. Four years ago Leigh established Church in the Woods in Brockton, ...

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1900’s Blacksmith in Bridgewater

Prior to 1900, Bridgewater had thousands of horses that pulled farm implements and wagons of all types. Every neighborhood had a blacksmith shop ranging from a small forge in a barn to more elaborate shops like this one on Broad Street across from Friendly’s. This one had a ramp to the second floor for wagon repairs. Blacksmiths were also your neighborhood ...

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Secret Do-Gooder?

Our park received a new trash receptacle this week. Whitman Pride, the town’s community Facebook group, was credited for the donation, but the Administrator has claimed it didn’t come from them. It seems we have a mystery do-gooder in our midst! On behalf of the town: a big Thank You to the person helping to keep our park clean! Story ...

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Rare Occurrence of an Earthquake

Documentation of a story from Hilda (Morton) Thomas 1899 – 1991 “The Eastern states have seldom been troubled with earthquakes worthy of notice, except in one case. November 18, 1755, was a day long to be remembered in the annals of New England for a remarkable earthquake. The convulsion was greater and more terrifying than ever experienced before or since in ...

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Laliberte PTO Boosterthon Fun Run Fundraiser a Huge Success

FUN RUN DAY!! You all did AMAZING!!! We had 94% of students register on funrun.com, and were able to raise over $63,000 for a profit of $39,000!! These pledges were from 36 states and 7 countries! Our top three students receiving pledges are Ethan Sliney from Mrs. Kennedy’s 4th Grade class, Bryson Madden from Mrs. Kennedy’s 4th Grade class and ...

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Tutu Celebrations

“Such a fun day spent with not only some TUTU-RRIFIC people but a lot of great sports!! THANK YOU to these awesome townies for celebrating TUTU day!!” Quote from Michelle’s Studio of Dance as they had fun popping around town and snapping some pix. Thanks for sharing! For more pix check out the Michelle’s Studio of Dance FB Page.

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