Monday, April 22, 2019

2019 Street Lists For Sale

The 2019 Street List books are now available for sale at the Town Clerk’s Office, Academy Building, 66 Central Square, Bridgewater, MA 02324. An Electronic version of the Street List is also available upon request by emailing townclerk@bridgewaterma.org

Fees:Seniors: $10.00
Residents: $15.00
Non-Resident: $25.00

Town Clerk's Office Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Friday: 8 AM – 1 PM

Questions please call 508-697-0921

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Bridgewater Savings Charitable Foundation Golf Classic


It's time to mark your calendar once again for the 17th Annual Bridgewater Savings Charitable Foundation Golf Classic. It's always a great tournament for a great cause!

Last year, the tournament raised over $40,000 for local charities.

This year's event will be held on Monday, June 10th at LeBaron Hills Country Club in Lakeville. For event details, including sponsorships, please call Diane Pereira at 508-994-3326 or email her by clicking here.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

#Operation Unification at BSU

#Operation Unification, hosted by Bridgewater State University’s School of Social Work, will be held on Thursday, April 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the atrium of the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center, 24 Park Ave.

Students from Community and Organization, an undergraduate social work class, have partnered with Strategies for Youth to organize #Operation Unification – an event designed to raise awareness and engage the community in bridging understanding and respect between youth and police officers.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact BSU’s School of Social Work at 508.531.2773

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Fascinating Georgia O’Keeffe

“The Fascinating Georgia O’Keeffe” presentation will be given by Jill Sanford owner of Art For Your Mind at the Bridgewater Public Library on Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m.

 Experience O’Keeffe’s ever-evolving career.  From her early views of New York City, to her famous enlarged flowers, to her unique expressions of New Mexico’s natural beauty-enjoy the journey of one of America’s most innovative artists.

Art For Your Mind is an engaging, educational, art observation experience designed to broaden the minds of participants.  Come join us and take a visual journey!

Visit www.artforyourmind.com for more information.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Easter Sunrise Service


Easter Sunrise Service

April 21, 2019
6:30 AM

600 Pleasant Street,
Bridgewater, MA 02324

Hanson Farm/ Sugar Hill Dairy

A free will offering will be received, blessed and given in support of a need in our wider community.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Learn to Curl on April 19th and May 2nd






Learn to Curl with the South Shore Curling Club!

Learn to Curl on April 19th and May 2nd

We'll be teaching new curlers at Two Mini Learn to Curls on Friday, April 19, 2019 and Friday May, 2nd 2019 from 8:45 to 10:45PM at the Bridgewater Ice Arena. The session includes on-ice training followed by a real game, and all equipment is provided. More information is available on our website.

The cost is $40 per person. Sign up quick by sending an email to LTC@Southshorecurling.com before it sells out! Space is limited and will go fast!
















Sunday, April 7, 2019

18th Century Gravestones and Their Carvers in the Bridgewaters

On Sunday, April 14th, Vincent Luti will be at the Old Bridgewater Historical Society to lecture about “18th Century Gravestones and Their Carvers in the Bridgewaters”. The program begins at 2:00 p.m. at the Memorial Building, located at 162 Howard Street, West Bridgewater.

The Bridgewaters are a crossroad of 18th century gravestone carvers’ work. To the east, Plymouth County carvers and to the west, Bristol County carvers who took over from Newport carvers. During Professor Luti’s presentation, the audience will learn about the Bridgewater gravestone carver, Barney Leonard, and John & James New, Cephas Thompson, Nathan Hayward, and others whose work is found in the cemeteries of the Bridgewaters.

Vincent Luti is a Professor Emeritus at UMass Dartmouth, and author of the works “Mallet & Chisel”, “In Death Remember’d” and numerous published articles on the 18th century gravestone carvers of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Over the years, he has photographed more than 7000 gravestones in six northeastern states.

“18th Century Gravestones and Their Carvers in the Bridgewaters: A Treasury of Early American Folk Art in Stone”, is sponsored by the Old Bridgewater Historical Society, whose mission is to promote education and research relating to the original township of Bridgewater, its inhabitants, and its history by collecting, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting materials, artifacts, and information pertaining to “Old Bridgewater”. For more information about OBHS, visit the website at https://www.oldbridgewater.org/

Deadline to Register to Vote for the April 27th Annual Town Election

Bridgewater Town Clerk’s Office reminds residents that Monday, April 8, 2019 is the deadline to register to vote for the upcoming Annual Town Election to be held on April 27th.

The Voter Registration Session will be held at the Town Clerk's Office, Academy Building, 66 Central Square and will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on April 8th.

Persons who are United States Citizens, residents of Bridgewater, and who will be at least 18 years old on or before April 27th are eligible to register. Those meeting these qualifications who have a Massachusetts Driver’s License can submit their registration online at www.RegisterToVoteMA.com.

For further information please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 508-697-0921.

Bridgewater Academy Lions Craft Fair & Flea Market


Saturday, April 6, 2019

Sign Up for HomeZada Here in Bridgewater



HomeZada is an online and mobile solution to manage all the digital information about your home. It helps Bridgewater residents keep a home maintenance calendar with reminders, storage of home photos and documents for a home inventory and managing remodel projects along with all finances associated with your home.

If you are interested in signing up for your HomeZada account, please click here! There is a free version to get you started and various other options depending upon your home management needs!

Spring Rummage Sale


St. Thomas Aquinas Women’s Club will run their Fall Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 13th, 9AM to 3PM.

$2.00 a bag is from 2-3. 

Come early for a great selection, come later for a great bargain!

Friday, April 5, 2019

Bridgewater Senior Painters




The Bridgewater Public Library will feature an exhibit of a variety of works in different mediums by the Bridgewater Senior Painters in the Flora T. Little Art Gallery during the months of April and May.

Senior Painters participating are: J. Bernache, P. Arms, G. Bjorklund, C. Freeman, D. Jones, S. Puffer, R. Robinson, A.Smith, E. Williams. Art instructors offer bimonthly coaching to Senior Painters. For further information, contact Cole-Yeaton Senior Center, (508-697-0929)

The Flora T. Little Gallery is open during regular library hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9a.m.-8p.m.; Thursday 10a.m.-5p.m., Friday, Saturday 10a.m.-2p.m.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Annual Greater Bridgewater Women of Today Easter Egg Hunt



































**Pre-registration and pre-payment required for admittance**
To Purchase tickets click here

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Old Bridgewater HIstorical Society Meeting

The Old Bridgewater Historical Society will hold its annual 2019 members’ meeting and election of board members on Sunday, April 28 th at 2:00 p.m. The Society’s financial documents will be reviewed and refreshments will be served. Come early for a chance to meet the candidates.

The annual meeting will be held at the society’s Memorial Building, 162 Howard Street, West Bridgewater. For more information and directions, visit the webpage at www.oldbridgewater.org.

New members are always welcome.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Summer Science Academy at BSU

The Center for Advancement of STEM Education (CASE) is offering a four-day Summer Science Academy to area students entering grades 4-12. Courses will be held at the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center (24 Park Ave.) and other locations, including outdoors.

I speak for the Trees will run from July 8-12, 2019 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1:30- 4:30 p.m., and is a program for students entering grades 4 and 5. In this program, students will examine climate change and create an outreach pamphlet that not only explains their research but suggests changes that everyone can make to better planet Earth. Registration deadline is June 25, 2019.

Forensics Institute of Bridgewater will run from July 8-12, 2019 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., and is for students entering grades 6 through 8. In this program, students will work as crime scene analysts to solve a “case.” Students will gather evidence from a simulated crime scene and learn how to collect and analyze fingerprints, perform blood type analysis, and use DNA fingerprinting. Registration deadline is June 25, 2019.

Shipwrecked: Exploring the STEM of Maritime Archaeology will run from July 15-19, 2019 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., and is for students entering grades 6 through 8. In this program, students will learn how scientists explore, study, and map shipwrecks and other artifacts by applying concepts, methods, and technology used in the field. Registration deadline is July 2, 2019.

A Whale of a Mystery will run from July 22-26, 2019 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., and is for students entering grades 6 through 8. In this program, students will work in groups to solve a mystery related to the hunting of an endangered whale species. Students will learn about the natural history of whales and conduct laboratory research using state of the art technology and techniques used in the field. Registration deadline is July 9, 2019.

Cancer in Context will run from July 15-19, 2019 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and is for students entering grades 9 through 12. In this program, students will explore the many questions related to cancer and perform experiments such as microscopy, gene microarray, and gel electrophoresis. Registration deadline is July 2, 2019.

Biotech Career Rotation: Biotech, Health and the Environment will run from July 22-26, 2019 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and is for students entering grades 9 through 12. In this program, previously titled Biotech II, students will explore how biotechnology impacts our lives across a range of disciplines related to health and the environment. Registration deadline is July 9, 2019.

Program fees range from $200-$500 and cover course expenses including lab supplies and materials. Lunch and transportation are not included in fees. For more information and to register, visit https://microsites.bridgew.edu/case/summer-science-programs or contact Maura Whittemore at 508.531.2575.