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Danny Warren to give Swifts Beach repair update
An informational hearing on the Swifts Beach sewer pipe repair will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. It will be held in Room 320 at the Multi Service Center, 48 Marion Road. During the meeting, Danny Warren will be updating residents on the...
Things to do: Christmas cheer, baking and a Celtic harpist
There’s always something to do in Wareham. Ring in the holiday season early with a weekend of Christmas festivities, then cool down with a pair of evening events hosted by the Wareham Free Library.
Friday, Dec. 1
Updated: One apparent death in West Wareham shooting
Son pleads not guilty to fatal shooting of father
Baron H Martin, 97
‘Nuisance’ dogs risk being rehomed if owner remains non-compliant
Stumped: The hunt for height hits a snag for Christmas tree shoppers
Rev. John D. King, 83
William F. Glover, 78
Black Friday discounts diminish, chaos takes a holiday
New electric rates set for community electricity aggregation program
Elementary school supports Friends of Jack Foundation
The Grinch and his furry friends are coming to Tractor Supply
The Grinch stole Christmas and is bringing it to the Tractor Supply Company in East Wareham this December. Come down on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for some quality time with the Grinch — grab a photo with him for free, too. Also, find...
A refreshing way to start the new year
Jump into 2024 at the Onset New Year's Polar Plunge. The Buzzard’s Bay Coalition’s Onset Bay Center and the Onset Bay Association will host this event on Monday, Jan. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spirited outfits are welcome. Those interested can...
Adopt-a-Veteran this holiday season
The Kendrick House, located at 76 High Street, is accepting sponsorships for the veterans who utilize the building’s services this holiday season. Having been built in the early 1800s by Sea Captain Kendrick, the house served as an inn until 1968...
Reelin’ in the holiday season
Anglers will be reeling in holiday cheer at the second annual Fishing Show Before Christmas. Many vendors, including gw Customs, will be in attendance for participants to pick out the best holiday gifts for the fishers in their life. The show will...
Things to do: VFW fundraiser, Onset educational playgroup
There’s always something to do in Wareham, even at the Thanksgiving time of year.
Friday, Nov. 24
Recovery walk and talk
Richie’s Road to Recovery presents a free Recovery Walk and Talk. To join the walks, meet at the...
Free flu shot clinics upcoming
Southcoast Health will hold two flu shot clinics in partnership with the Wareham Council on Aging. The clinics are open to anyone above the age of 18. The first will take place Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The second will take place...
Christmas comes to Onset Village Dec. 9
Candy-cane markers will lead the way to a village full of holiday activities on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. That day, the Onset Bay Association will hold its annual Christmas in the Village event. The event is free unless otherwise...
Celtic harpist returns to Wareham
Celebrate the solstice season in song, poetry and music with the Wareham Free Library. Anie Minogue, a Celtic harpist, will perform in the meeting room of the Wareham Free Library on Monday, Dec. 4. It will take place at the library's Wareham branch...
Holiday book sale and fair
Stock up on your winter reading at the last Wareham book sale until the spring. The Friends of the Wareham Free Library will hold its annual book sale the first weekend in December. The book sale will take place on Friday, Dec. 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 3...
Virtual baking with Chef Erin Jeanne McDowell
Who doesn't like a bit of holiday baking? Join Chef Erin Jeanne McDowell for a virtual program on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. The program is presented by the Wareham Free Library. McDowell will demonstrate how to make one of her favorite recipes and...
Virtual holiday romance book recommendations
With the holidays right around the corner, take some time to relax and find some good holiday romance reads. Booklist Reviewer John Charles will give his "best of" list of 2023 in a virtual program held Monday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. The program is...
Redmen Hall to raffle meat Dec. 1
Redmen Hall, 745 Main Street, will host its monthly meat raffle on Friday, Dec. 1. Doors open at 6 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m., for a cost of $8. The raffles start at 7 p.m. For more information, call the Redmen Hall at 508-291-0882.
Stuff a bus and a cruiser with holiday magic
Turning Point, a social service agency that helps people who are homeless and near homeless, is looking for the public's help to ensure every area child enjoys the magic of the holidays. The Wareham Transportation Department has partnered with...
Christmas Parade returns Dec. 2
The Wareham Village Association will hold its annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 2. The parade will kick off at 2 p.m. sharp, starting at the high school then proceeding down Main Street to its destination in Besse Park.
A little holiday magic for children in need
Turning Point, a special program division of Wareham Area Committee for the Homeless, is looking for the public’s help to ensure every area child enjoys the Magic of the Holidays. Turning Point’s “Holiday Magic” Outreach Program provides clothing...
Wareham Garden Club to hold Christmas fair
The Wareham Garden Club will hold its annual Christmas Holly Faire on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at St. Patrick’s Church Hall, 82 High Street, Wareham. The fair will feature member-made boxwood ‘trees’, live decorated green wreaths,...
Stuff-a-Cruiser for families in need
While it may not be a sleigh, the Wareham Police Association is looking to fill cruisers with toys and other gifts for families in need this holiday season. The association encourages anyone who has the ability to help to bring unwrapped gifts to...
Help support Shop with a Cop at El Mariachi
Looking to go out for dinner the first week of December? Consider heading to El Mariachi on Wednesday, Dec. 6. From 4 p.m. to close all the sales will go to the Wareham Police Association in support of their Shop with a Cop event in which children...
Hop in the holidays at the Christmas Fair
December is quickly approaching and the holiday fun has already begun. Consider the Church of the Good Shepherd’s annual Christmas Fair as the next stop on the train to the new year. The church is located at 74 High Street and will hold the fair...
Christmas fair and luncheon at Wesley United Methodist Church
The Wesley United Methodist Church will hold its annual Christmas fair and luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair will occur at 462 Main Street, Wareham. The fair includes homemade crafts, auctions, a Sunday School game table...
Free community breakfast Saturday, Nov. 18
The Wesley United Methodist Church will hold its monthly free community breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. It will take place at 462 Main Street, Wareham. This month, the Church will serve breakfast sandwiches with a choice of...
Toys for Tots drive through Dec. 2
The Consoletti family and the staff of the Wareham Village Funeral Home will conduct a Toys for Tots drive beginning the week of Sunday, Nov. 12 and ending Saturday, Dec. 2. On Saturday, Dec. 2, the Funeral Home will have its Stuff a Military Humvee...
VFW to hold fundraiser for wheelchair lift
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Dudley L Brown Post 2846 and the Auxiliary VFW will hold a fundraiser supporting CJ and Sidney Singletary. The fundraiser will take place Saturday, Nov. 25, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at 4 Gibbs Ball Park Road, Wareham. KG...
Trade in the chilly for chili at the Harvest and Holly Fair
Rather than spend another day in New England’s chilly weather, the First Congregational Church of Wareham invites everyone to opt for their chili instead at the Harvest and Holly Fair. The fair takes place on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m...
Too Human library performance postponed
The group Too Human will no longer be performing at the Wareham Free Library on Saturday, Nov. 18. Due to delays in the library’s repairs , the event will be postponed to a later date that has not yet been decided. Too Human is a group made up of...
Things to do: Veterans Day Parade, Saltwater Country and more
Like every week in Wareham, this week to come is jam-packed with festivities. Visit WarehamWeekToday.com for your itinerary.
Saturday, Nov. 11
Honor our veterans
The Town of Wareham will hold a Veterans Day Parade,...
Conversation with spy thriller author, Tess Gerritsen
The Wareham Free Library will host a conversation with best selling authors Tess Gerritsen and Paul Doiron on Monday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. Gerritsen will discuss her new book, “The Spy Coast,” in conversation with Doiron. In the novel, a retired CIA...
Coat drive held by Social Harmony Lodge
A coat drive will be held by Social Harmony Lodge through Friday, Nov. 17. The drive will benefit the families of the Kennedy Donovan Center early intervention program. The Kenney Donovan Center helps children, adults and families with developmental...
Key Club to distribute coats for kids
Temperatures are beginning to drop in Wareham and with winter just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about warmer clothing. The Wareham High School Key Club will be distributing winter coats to children in need on Sunday, Nov. 12 from...
Things to do: A 5K and the blues
There’s always something to do in Wareham. This weekend, start your Saturday with Grumpy’s Cranberry Harvest 5K and unwind with an evening of live blues at the Dudley Brown VFW.
Friday, Nov. 3
Meet your meat
Trees of remembrance
UPDATE: The Remembrance Trees have SOLD OUT, as of Tuesday, Nov. 21. ———————————————————————————————————————— It’s that time of year when the loss of loved ones hits the hardest. However, applications are open now for the third annual Remembrance...
Clocks fall back this weekend as Daylight Savings time ends
On Sunday, Nov. 5, Americans will need to change their clocks back as daylight savings time ends. The change back will occur at 2 a.m. local time, with clocks going back to 1 a.m. at that time.
November playgroups at the Onset Bay Center
The Onset Bay Center will host two programs for children ages 3-7. They are being held in partnership with Wareham Public Schools Office of Beyond School Time. On Thursday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the center will host "Feeling Crabby"...
Jobs outreach event in Onset
Accesss2Opportunity will hold a jobs forum in Onset on Friday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will take place at Dudley L. Brown VFW #2846, 4 Gibbs Ball Park Road, Onset. The program is sponsored by Vineyard Wind. Other sponsors and...
Children's program explores leaves, pumpkins and seeds
Mary Wilson, the educator behind Pitter Patter Puppets, will present a program titled "Fabulous Fall: Exploring Leaves, Pumpkins and Seeds" on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The program is geared for children ages 2 to 8. Children will...
Ha-ha-namaste: Laughter yoga at First Congregational Church
Laughter truly is the best medicine. Doug Savage will hold classes in laughter yoga, the practice of using controlled laughter to improve physical and mental wellness, at the First Congregational Church of Wareham, 11 Gibbs Ave. on Wednesday, Nov. 1...
Hoop shoot at the YMCA
A free throw contest will be held for children on Friday, Nov. 17. The contest is open to boys and girls ages 8 to 13. Registration will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and the shootout will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. It will take place at...
DECA hosts second annual craft fair
Wareham DECA will host its second annual craft fair on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Wareham High School Gymnasium. Wareham DECA is an organization and extra-curricular club at Wareham High School that prepares emerging...
Thanksgiving dinner with the First Congregational Church
The First Congregational Church of Wareham, United Church of Christ, will hold a community Thanksgiving Day dinner from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. It will take place at 11 Gibbs Avenue. Large groups should call 508-295-1630 to reserve their tables. The...
Things to do: Blood, bombs and a roast pork dinner
It’s always exciting in Wareham. This week, donate blood for the Boston Children’s Hospital, hear about a federal agent’s investigations and have dinner with the Wesley United Methodist Church.
Friday, Oct. 27
Give blood in...
Monthly Redmen Hall meat raffle Nov. 3
Redmen Hall, 745 Main St., will host its monthly meat raffle at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and a meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. at a cost of $8 per person. The Redmen Hall meat raffle is typically held on the first Friday...
Volunteer for November trail days with land trust
Join the Wareham Land Trust for the November trail days this month and help to clean up local paths. The land trust and volunteers will add trail amenities and trim trails at multiple Wareham sites. Tools will be provided. On Tuesday, Nov. 14 from...
Free veterans dinner at Onset VFW
The Dudley L. Brown VFW, located at 4 Gibbs Ball Park Road, is hosting a free veterans dinner on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be a delivery service available from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Starting at 11:30 a.m., the Onset VFW is...
Mystery book club fishes for clues with local author
The Wareham Free Library’s Mystery Book Club will discuss the book “Murder on Cape Cod” by Edith Maxwell, written under the pen name Maddie Day, on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Copies are available at the circulation desk. Maxwell will be joining...
Onset VFW seeks donations for clothing drive
The Dudley L. Brown VFW, located at 4 Gibbs Ball Park Road, will host a winter clothing drive Saturday, Nov. 18 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The organization is accepting new or gently used donations of coats, jackets, hats, scarves, boots and gloves for...
The blues are coming to Onset
Head to Onset for live blues performances, including special guest Willie J. Laws, on Saturday, Nov. 4. The concert will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Dudley Brown VFW, located at 4 Gibbs Ball Park Road. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15...
Attend Christmas dinner, donations welcomed
The Multi-Service Center will hold its 9th annual Christmas dinner for seniors, veterans and people in need on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 48 Marion Road. To attend the dinner, or to volunteer, contact Deneen Rose at 774-365-7459 no...
Grand opening hikes on Red Brook Trail Network
The Wareham Land Trust will hold three grand opening tours of the new Red Brook Trail Network. The network passes through land owned by the Wareham Land Trust, the Onset Water District and the Trustees. Two of the trails—Jasper’s Trail and Turtle...
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