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Eva Chapman of Halifax Elementary School Recognized as Massachusetts State Cabbage Winner

Eva Chapman of Halifax Elementary School received a $1000 prize from Bonnie Plants for being the Massachusetts State Cabbage winner.  Way to go, Eva! About The Cabbage Program “In 1996 Bonnie Plants initiated the 3rd Grade Cabbage Program in and around headquarters in Union Springs, Alabama, with a mission to inspire a love of vegetable gardening in young people and ...

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GFWC Taunton Junior Woman’s Club Welcomed Guest Speaker from Vest-a-Dog

 The GFWC Taunton Junior Woman’s Club welcomed guest speaker from Vest-a-Dog,Diane Whittaker and her dog Quinn, to the clubs March meeting. Quinn is a trained cadaver dog.  He came here from Tiger Mountains Pointing Labradors as a puppy to be with his owner Diane. Dogs like Quinn start at 6 months old to be trained on imprinting odors, and he is highly trained to search ...

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Congratulations to the Bridgewater Raynham Special Olympics Basketball Teams

The Bridgewater Raynham Special Olympics basketball teams have been practicing weekly since December and participated in their final tournaments in March. The BR Wildcats and the BR Bears competed in the juniors division (ages 8-15 years) in Marlborough on March 5th.  The BR Wildcats received a silver medal and the BR Bears obtained a bronze medal. The BR Grizzlies competed ...

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Buzz Around’s 6th Annual Health & Wellness Symposium Excites and Informs!

Attendees really enjoyed the Himalayan Singing Bowls, Tai Chi Demonstration, Yoga, Folk Dancing plus workshops on healthy eating and the mind/ body connection. We are already brewing up great stuff for next year! A big thanks to the Town of Bridgewater for being such great hosts! Also thanks to the Bridgewater Public Library & Old Bridgewater Historical Society    

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The Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters is honoring Salon Esprit President Bruce Marquis as its “Rotarian of the Year”

All are welcome to the Rotary Club’s first annual Founders Night on Saturday, April 1st at 6pm at the Commercial Club of East Bridgewater. Tickets are $25 and a table of 8 is $200 Previous Rotarians of the Year for the club have been: in 2013 Robin “Red” Brittain and Russell Ball;  in 2014 Eldon “Terry” Humfryes and Dr. Edward J. ...

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Ousamequin Woman’s Club of the Bridgewaters Hosted a Meeting on Personal Empowerment

Maria Wood of Fashion Focus spoke to the Ousamequin Woman’s Club  Ms Wood’s Fashion Focus works primarily with girls age 5 to 18, and provides a fun and supportive environment for girls to learn how to make positive first impressions, behave in a manner that is classy and courteous, and to stand up for themselves and the virtues in which they believe. ...

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Dance Theater of New England celebrates Read Across America to promote literacy during the month of March

At Dance Theater of New England, parents are given the opportunity to read to their child with books on display. There is a Parent Information Binder that has lists of books for the young, middle, and older reader. Also listed is the biography of Dr. Seuss whose name was Theodore Seuss Geisel as well as the beginning of  Read Across America ...

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Support the Bridgewater Raynham Special Olympics Teams!

There are many reasons why I have been involved in Special Olympics since 1997. As the years have passed and my life has evolved, so too have the reasons why I continue to participate. When I originally volunteered to coach Special Olympics, I was a senior in college, majoring in Elementary Education, and volunteering at a clinic for children with ...

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Captains Wives: Women at Sea in the 19th Century at Old Bridgewater Historical Society

Captains Wives: Women at Sea in the 19th Century at Old Bridgewater Historical Society Captain Laurel Seaborn,  Adjunct Professor at Salem State University, and Co-Founder of SEAMAHP (Seafaring Education and Maritime Archaeological Heritage Program) gave an extremely interesting talk at OBHS on Wed, Feb. 22. Captain Seaborn spoke to a full room, about how 19th-century captains’ wives domesticated their voyaging ...

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Congratulations to MATA Karate Students

Congratulations! Families showed their support for students being promoted at MATA karate. The students all did a fabulous job working hard and earned their ranks through dedication and commitment. The parents have shown similar dedication in terms of bringing their children to the school throughout the year. There are no seasons in karate. Good job everyone! so proud of all the ...

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