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Mollie’s 5th Annual Massachusetts Vest-A-Dog Fundraiser

Since Mollie’s 10th birthday, when she asked her friends to make donations to Massachusetts Vest-a-Dog, a nonprofit organization that provides bulletproof vests and other safety items to police departments for their four-legged officers, Mollie has dedicated her birthdays to taking care of our K-9 crime fighters.  Here are some highlights: 2012 —-> 10th bday- Mollie raised $500 to help provide an ...

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Make & Take Sign Fundraiser to benefit Angels in America

Suffering from cabin fever?  Tired of the cold?  Looking for something new and different to do? Join us at the Make & Take sign party on Friday, March 11 at 7 pm to benefit the Bridgewater-based group, Angels in America. This fun event will be held at the Fireside Restaurant, 30 Bedford Street, Middleboro (near the Rotary).  Eat, drink and create for a great ...

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VFW Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest Winners

Each year the Veterans of Foreign Wars sponsors the Voice of Democracy audio essay contest to students at the local, state and national levels.  For many years the Social Studies Department has co-coordinated and submitted student entries.  This year’s topic was “My Vision For America” and was judged by members of VFW Post 2125, which encompasses all three of the Bridgewaters. ...

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Union Congregational Church Awarded Members with Commemorations at their Annual Meeting

Plaque Inscriptions: “Presented by the members of Union Congregational Church of East Bridgewater, MA to Susan Muise In appreciation of her years of service on several committees including deacons, finance, fair, memorial & endowment and dedicated support of the Mainspring House and the East Bridgewater Food Pantry.” “Presented by the members of Union Congregational Church of East Bridgewater, MA to James W. Mitcheson In appreciation of his leadership ...

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CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)

OPEN HOUSE   for Bridgewater, Raynham, Halifax, East Bridgewater, Hanson, Whitman and West Bridgewater  CERT program March 7th, 7-9 pm Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School    Everyone is welcome to our open house on March 7 to learn about the upcoming new 10-week training. Learn about CERT:  a FEMA initiative that educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact ...

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Halifax Community Joins Together to Search for Missing Dog

On Tuesday, February 2, an 8-year old Jack Russell Terrier mix named Indy escaped from a Halifax home he was staying at while his owner was in Florida visiting family.  Jen Sowers, Indy’s owner, posted on the Halifax Locals Facebook page reporting that he had escaped and asked for local residents to be on the lookout for him. From that ...

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Hooper and Clark – Bridgewater’s General Store

The building to the left of the picture is Hooper and Clark, the towns general store. This store was opened in 1775, replacing a smaller one on the site and ran until the 1920’s. We came across some ledgers of the store and were amazed to see the record of items sold to patrons.  They had supplies of everything from ...

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South Shore Hospital’s Youth Health Connection Suggests Grade by Grade Parent Resource

NBC News Education Nation and Pearson USA have created an on-line Parent Resource Toolkit with a great depth of content designed to help parents support their child’s growth & development in the classroom and beyond. The toolkit is divided into single grade levels Pre-K through 12th grade and each grade level contains information on: academics, health & wellness-nutrition, health & ...

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Historical Tidbit: New England’s Dark Day

“May 19, 1780 was a remarkable dark day, which extended over the eastern states. It commenced in the area early in the morning and continued till the morning of the 20th. The atmosphere here appeared to be filled with a dense smoke, but there was no known cause which could produce such an effect.  The grass and leaves appeared to ...

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Community Dance Series at Bridgewater Senior Center

  Tons of fun! BRIDGEWATER COMMUNITY DANCE SERIES The year-long Bridgewater Community Dance Series, now in its fifth season, features a mix of international folk dance, and New England Squares and Contras.  The sessions are held every other Friday night, from 7:30 – 9:15 pm, at the Bridgewater Senior Center. The dances are open to all, and beginners and singles ...

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