Buzz Around

The Bridgewater Public Library features an exhibit of Photographs by Fran Gomez

The Bridgewater Public Library will feature an exhibit of Photographs by Fran Gomez  in the Flora T. Little Gallery.  The exhibition will be on display during the months of January, February and March.      Fran Gomez considers himself very lucky to have photographed some of the most beautiful places in the United States.  After growing up in Plympton, and attending ...

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Mass 2-1-1

In 2006 the Council of Massachusetts United Ways created Mass 2-1-1, a statewide, free information and referral hotline available 24/7, 365 days a year for the people of our Commonwealth. People call the easy to remember three digit 2-1-1 number or search the 2-1-1 database on line at www.mass211help.org when looking for resources to meet basic needs, including heating and utility ...

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HUGS Community Christmas Program Thanks You

Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors and businesses!! Together we provided a surprising and wonderful Christmas to 108 families with 268 children. Now that’s The Spirit!  We couldn’t do it without you!! Amante Italian Pizzeria Thomas & Maura Bagley Bridgewater Savings Bank Crocetti’s – Oakdale Packing Dental Associates of East Bridgewater Designer Consignor, Roseanne Bush Dewhurst Lumber Dunkin’ Donuts East ...

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Scientific Illustration & Other Beasties Display at Maxwell Library – Bridgewater State University

Maxwell Library – Bridgewater State University  Now through Jan. 19, 2016 Free and Open To General Public Scientific illustrations attempt to depict their subject without enhancement of interpretation; the more detailed the information that is included, the better it serves as a biological or botanical reference. The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators presents a variety of subjects and techniques to demonstrate ...

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Yule Tidings for the Twelve Days of Christmas

The English word “Yuletide” is the twelve-day period between December 25 (Christmas) and January 6 (Epiphany*).  It goes by many names in many cultures.  It is known as Christmastide, Twelvetide, Candlemas, The Days of Fate, The Twelve Quiet Days, The Nights of Mystery, Smoke Nights, Christmas Festival of Days and the more popular Twelve Days of Christmas. . The first of the ...

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10 Essential Tips for Seniors

From baby boomers to senior boomers: 10 tips to keep you healthy and fit. The first wave of baby boomers are turning 65 years old this year and becoming “senior boomers” and Medicare-eligible.  In fact, more than 10,000 baby boomers a day are now turning 65 – that’s one every eight seconds, a pattern expected to continue for the next ...

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Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters Honor Long-Time Rotarian Frances Moore Jeffries

The Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters honored long-time Rotarian Frances Moore Jeffries December 10, 2015 at a reception at the Center at Sachem Rock, East Bridgewater.  This was made possible by the grand sponsorship of North Easton Savings Bank. Seventy-five enthusiastic supporters attended the event which provided testimony to Ms. Jeffries’ long and distinguished careers as a teacher, college and grants administrator, advocate for ...

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A BIG “THANK YOU” to our Community Volunteers!

    Each week through December 31, 2015, in our Buzz Around Weekender, we have featured shout -outs: “Thank you to GFWC Taunton Junior Woman’s Club member Cheryl Carlos for being such an invaluable volunteer at the Matthew 25 Homeless Mission.” ~ Nancy Brown In addition to the Shout Out; each person we have mentioned has been entered into a ...

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Ousamequin Woman’s Club Holiday Party

Ousamequin members donated toys for Operation Santa, a program that donates toys to needy children in the Bridgewater area.  Ousamequin Club performs a charitable deed every month that benefits our community.  The charities supported vary from month to month, depending on the time of year. Krisanthi Pappas and singers harmonized on holiday tunes.  Members danced with reindeer antlers on their ...

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Healthy New Year’s Resolutions For Children of all ages from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

I will clean up my toys after using them. I will brush my teeth twice a day. I will wash my hands after going to the bathroom and before eating. I will talk with my parent or a trusted adult when I need help or am scared. I will try to find a sport (like basketball or soccer) or an ...

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