Tag Archives: Bridgewater

Cleaning Up Bridgewater’s History

Old Bridgewater Historical Society Board Director Carolyn Buck dug out her scrub brush and buckets and headed to the West Bridgewater town line on Route 106.  There she found a place to park and carried her equipment up the sidewalk to a non-descript looking granite marker not far from the railroad tracks and got to work. The monument marks one ...

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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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Bridgewater Holly Day Faire

Great fun was had at  the First Parish Holly Day Fair! Crafts, cookies, art, goodies & tons of fun.    First Parish Unitarian Universalist 50 School St  Bridgewater, MA www.firstparishbridgewater.org Santa had a sense of humor as we messed around… after all, you’re only as old as you feel. Happy Holidays Bridgewater. ;

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The Catholic Center and Saint Basil Chapel in Bridgewater Celebrate 50th Anniversary

For half a century, the Catholic Center and Saint Basil Chapel has offered hospitality, friendship, service and prayer among the Bridgewater State University and Town communities.  On November 15, 2015, the Catholic Center, with roots as a Newman Club in 1936, will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at 122 Park Avenue on the BSU campus.  Dinner reservations may be made until ...

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Bridgewater State Observatory Opens to the Public beginning September 30

The BSU Observatory will host public nights on Wednesdays during Fall 2015 beginning September 30th. Visit our website athttp://microsites.bridgew.edu/observatory for exact dates and times. These events occur on the 5th floor patios of the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center.   These events are weather-dependent. Please check a few hours prior to each event to see if the weather will ...

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Rob Franco Painting Exhibition at Bridgewater Public Library

The Bridgewater Public Library will feature an exhibit of various oil paintings by Rob Franco (www.robfranco.com) in the Flora T. Little Gallery.  The exhibition will be on display during the months of September and October. Rob is trained as an illustrator in the United States Air Force and continued as a graphic artist in the Boston area.  A fascination with ...

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Restoration Underway in Bridgewater!

    M. O’Connor Construction of West Roxbury began work in May on a $5.4 million restoration of the stately, 154-year-old building that overlooks the town common’s southern end. It will become the new Town Hall when work is complete in about 14 months. COMMUNITY PRESERVATION COMMITTEE (CPC) REORGANIZES -ELECTS NEW CHAIRMAN. At its regularly scheduled meeting on August 20, ...

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Painting Workshop by Gregory John Maichack

  Tuesday, September 8th from 6-8pm at Bridgewater Public Library The Bridgewater Public Library will host award-winning pastel painter Gregory John Maichack, presenting his new workshop, “Poppies,” on Tuesday, September 8th from 6-8 pm. This workshop serves beginners to advanced adult artists and is open to the public. Mr. Maichack will provide professional grade pastels, pastel paper, and other materials. ...

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Bridgewater Recreation Commission Fall Cross Country Running Begins September 5th

  The Bridgewater Recreation Commission is still accepting registrations for the fall, 2015 cross country running program. The program, entering its eleventh season, is set to begin on Saturday, September 5, and is open to Bridgewater youngsters entering grades 5-8 in the fall. Sessions take place every Saturday morning, from 9:00-10:00, continuing through October 31. Runners will meet and warm-up ...

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Bridgewater Community Dance Series

The Bridgewater Community Dance Series will be starting its fifth year this coming September, featuring a mix of international folk dance and New England squares and contras. We have a steady group of 20-30 dancers, who not only enjoy the dancing (it’s great exercise!), but also enjoy the opportunity for joyful interaction with others.  For 2015/2016, dancers may sign up ...

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