Author Archives: Buzz Around

Remember to Vote

CITIZEN HELPING CITIZEN: REMEMBER TO VOTE! A group of Bridgewater citizens are reminding others to vote on Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 They are standing at two key intersections in the Town of Bridgewater – Main and Broad Streets, and Center and Pleasant Streets. Holding signs, reading “Ready. Set. Vote”, they will encourage residents to exercise their rights and opportunities by casting their ballots in ...

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Citizen of the Year – Peter Kelleher ~ the soupman

Peter Kelleher’s Support the Soupman.Org Bridgewater’s Rotary Citizen of the Year Read more www.facebook.com When Peter Kelleher’s son Travis passed away after battling addiction and homelessness, Kelleher knew he wanted to help those battling the same fight Travis did. What started off as making hot soup and delivering it to the homeless in Brockton has now grown to a regional ...

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WWII Rationing Book

WWII War Rationing Booklet: Back of booklet: “Rationing is a vital part of your country’s war effort. Any attempt to violate the rules is an effort to deny someone his share and will create hardship and help the enemy. This book is your Government’s assurance of your right to buy your fair share of certain goods made scarce by war. ...

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East Bridgewater’s Citizen of the Year

EB’s Citizen of the Year Mark Linde, President of the Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters, announced today the club’s 2018 Citizen of the Year Awards, the nineteenth year of this important community recognition program. Community leaders are cited for making outstanding contributions to the quality of life in their communities. This year’s recipients are: Patricia Snow Bradbury of East Bridgewater ...

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Garden Recipe Contest

Enter Buzz Around’s Garden Recipe Contest: Contest judged by internationally known food artisan Rosa Prezioso-Galeno of Rosa’s Pantry in Easton Recipes will be judged on : * simplicity *flavor of main ingredient highlighted To enter: submit recipes Sept 17- October 15, 2018. Email recipe to:events@buzzaround.info One entry per person. Winners announced October 20, 2018 Prizes: Grand Prize: Bragging Rights:  Rosa ...

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Halifax Geography

The town of Halifax is located near the center of Plymouth County – 28 miles from Boston and 12 miles from Plymouth. It contains 11,285 acres; 1700 of it water and about 200 swamp. Halifax is the only town in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts which was incorporated on the Fourth of July, (July 4, 1734). It was named in honor ...

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“We Serve” ~Lions Club International Motto

Recently I visited the Polish Club to sit in on a meeting of the Bridgewater Lions Club. I received a warm welcome and witnessed the group’s camaraderie first hand. Mike Courtemanche, the club’s incoming treasurer, gave me an overview of the group’s 90 plus year history and its ongoing work in the community. As a service organization, the Lions Club ...

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To Do List: Whitman Edition

1. Compete in inflatable obstacle course. CHECK 2. [Try to] High-Five the yellow giant. CHECK 3. Spend the day with friends and loved ones. CHECK CHECK CHECK A great Saturday afternoon thanks to Whitman Recreation & Busy Bee Jumpers!   www.whitman-ma.gov/Recreation Photo Credit: J Rose

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Holmes Public Library, Halifax

In 1876, Dr. Howland Holmes of Lexington, MA donated the sum of $100.00 to establish a library in the town. The Library could be found in a small room at the Halifax Town Hall. It contained about 3,000 volumes. The library was open Saturdays only from November 1st to May 1st from 4:00 P.M. to 9 P.M. and May 1st to November ...

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Civil War Monument, Halifax

In 1812, the town of Halifax mustered an entire military company to fight in the war against the British. This company, the oldest in the State, was chartered by John Hancock in 1792. It later served in the Civil War. The Halifax company was one of the first organizations to respond to President Lincoln’s April 16, 1861 call to arms. ...

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