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Welcome, Officer

Let’s give a warm welcome to the newest addition to the East Bridgewater Police Department: Michael Randall. He graduated on July 2nd from the 65th Recruit Officers Course at the Plymouth Police Academy. Story and Images Courtesy of the East Bridgewater Police Department.

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New Jerusalem Church

The Elmwood Society of the New Jerusalem Church commenced February 1830. The church building, located on West Street, is dated 1854. In 1883 a kitchen was added and in 1902 the old pews were changed to the present curved ones. Also, the plain windows with shutters were replaced with arched stained glass windows. Thus the exterior changed from a plain ...

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Colonial Kids at The Keith House

Sundays, Through August 12, 2:00pm 199 River St, West Bridgewater Learn what it was like to be a kid back in the early days of Bridgewater. This 6-week series will bring to light such things as being sick, family life, school life, cooking, cleaning and more all through stories, games and crafts. Geared towards school-aged children. Come to one or ...

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Walk On

Halifax Council on Aging held their Third Annual Keep Moving Walk. The mission: stay healthy, exercise and eat sensibly. A healthy lunch was served after the walk and water for hydration! Images Courtesy of Halifax Council on Aging.

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Ousamequin for the Win

On June 6th, the Ousamequin Club set out to repair the police shack in downtown Bridgewater. As of now, it has been re-painted, re-roofed, and re-juvenated. Thank you to Jean Guarino, Beccy Mugherini, Irma Sankunas and Leslie Dorr of the Club for all their hard work. And also a special thank you to Tim Dorr, the project supervisor; Sandy Higgins ...

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Raynham Rookie Lions of the Year!

2017-2018 Rookie Lion of the Year has been awarded to Donna Burke and Judy Wainwright! Also pictured, their sponsor, Terry Berard of the Somerset Lions Club. Congratulations, ladies, and thank you for all your work! Story and Image Courtesy of the Raynham Lions Club.

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Helping Hands

The Whitman Public Library gives a special thank you to Scout Troop #59 and the Whitman-Hanson Regional High School students who helped to set up and later pack up this year’s Spring Book Sale! Photos Courtesy of the Friends of the Whitman Public Library.

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Award Type: Outstanding!

Congratulations to Giants Alum, Bryce Shaw who was honored earlier this month at Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School. He received the Lion Club “Eddie Cripps Memorial” award for outstanding back. Bryce will be attending the United States Naval Academy in the fall. Photo Courtesy of Raynham Giants Youth Football.

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16th Annual Christopher’s 5k Run & Walk for Diabetes

On Monday, May 28th, the West Bridgewater Council on Aging hosted the 16th annual Chistopher’s 5k Run & Walk for Diabetes. This race is held in honor of Chistpoher Nelson, now 19, who was diagnosed with diabetes shortly after turning 2-years-old. His family, determined to make a difference, began this race event. To see the results of this year’s race, ...

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We Appreciate You!

It’s Volunteer Appreciation at the Council on Aging! A special Luncheon was held on June 6th for those who volunteered 20 or more hours from July 2017 to June 30, 2018. Together they’ve logged in over 3,400 hours. Their “gift of time” is worth $70,890 to our town. Attorney Jason Rawlins from Bridgewater was one of 7 volunteers who received ...

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