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Go up Agawam Mill Pond with a paddle
The Wareham Land Trust and the Wareham Free Library are welcoming summer with a free solstice paddle at Agawam Mill Pond on Wednesday, June 21 at 5:30 p.m. Paddlers will launch their boats at Whitlock’s Landing, 150 Glen Charlie Road. Participants...
Be part of the welcoming committee at Whitlock’s Landing
Help the Wareham Land Trust build a welcome kiosk at Whitlock’s Landing, 150 Glen Charlie Road, on Tuesday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tools will be provided. Water, work gloves, bug spray and appropriate woods attire are encouraged. To...
Fight invasive species at Stoney Run Stream
The Wareham Land Trust is looking for volunteers to clear invasive plant species at Stoney Run Stream on Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. If volunteers have trucks with Wareham Transfer Station stickers, which can be used to remove cut...
Your dogs will be barking after canine-friendly hike
The Wareham Land Trust, in collaboration with OutHounds Adventure & Training Academy of Dartmouth, is offering a dog-friendly hike at the Douglas S. Westgate Preserve, 29 Papermill Road, on Saturday, June 10 at 9:30 a.m. Whether on two legs or...
Wareham High graduate: ‘Blindness is not a death sentence’
It was Katie Crocker’s time in Wareham that helped her “accept the role blindness plays” in her life. Crocker, born in Connecticut, has been legally blind her entire life due to a genetic condition called cone-rod dystrophy. She moved to Wareham...
High school student chosen for Ivy League leadership program
Wareham High School junior Gisella Priestley has been given a full scholarship to attend the Telluride Association Summer Seminar at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York from June 25 to August 5. Less than five percent of students who apply are...
Graduating seniors take over the streets for car parade
Kristina Keaton was admittedly nervous to let her little brother Chris drive her cherry-colored Volkswagen convertible in Wareham High School’s senior car parade on Tuesday, May 23. However, she was so proud of her brother for being about to...
An upset in Onset Water Commissioners race
Challenger David Andrade defeated incumbent Onset Water Commissioner David Halberstadt 88-47 in the Onset Fire District’s annual election on Tuesday, May 16 — and nobody was more shocked about it then Halberstadt himself. “I wouldn’t know [Andrade]...
Elementary school floors win national award
I guess you can say they were floored. Wareham Elementary School’s 40,000-square-foot handcrafted terrazzo flooring received an Honor Award from the National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association at its annual convention in Italy. The award went to...
Consultants share revised floodproofing design at contentious meeting
Consultants from the Fuss & O’Neill and Woods Hole Group firms gave their recommendations for a dry and thriving Main Street at a Wednesday, May 17 Zoom meeting, combining their two previously presented floodproofing designs for downtown . The...
Help the Elks Lodge decorate with stars and stripes
The Wareham-New Bedford Lodge of Elks #73, 2855 Cranberry Highway, is looking for volunteers to help decorate the front of its lodge with American flags on Wednesday, May 24 at 11 a.m. The flags will honor veterans for Memorial Day weekend.
Elks to celebrate Flag Day with ‘Old Glory’ presentation
The Wareham-New Bedford Lodge of Elks #73, 2855 Cranberry Highway, will celebrate Flag Day with a presentation of flags throughout American history on Saturday, June 3 at 11 a.m. The Wareham Fire Department will hang “Old Glory” from a tower truck...
Wigwam out at Onset spiritualist fair
In 1894, a group of spiritualists built the On-I-Set Wigwam at 9 Crescent Place in Onset, using it as a place to conduct religious rituals and communicate with the unseen world. On Saturday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the On-I-Set Wigwam...
Have a shell of a time at 7th annual Oyster Festival
It will be a day of raw emotion. After a long pandemic absence, the Wareham Oyster Festival will return to Main Street for its seventh year on Sunday, May 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Each year, we have bigger and bigger crowds because the word spread...
New agents join Jack Conway’s Wareham team
Terri Smith-Pena and Ed Wise are the latest additions to Jack Conway’s team of Wareham real estate agents. Born in the Detroit area, Smith-Pena moved to Massachusetts in 1990 and got her real estate license in 2004. Since then, she has sold homes on...
Get the sizzle and the steak at Redmen Hall meat raffle
Redmen Hall, 745 Main St., will host its monthly meat raffle at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 2. 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 held on the first Friday of every...
Three buildings, three stories of development on Main Street
A bar arcade, a pawn shop and an empty bank. Three ownership shuffles on Main Street tell three stories of downtown Wareham’s potential future. Businessman Danny Warren and his son Philip plan to turn the current Advanced Engine Rebuilding...
Onset Chalkfest looking for artists, vendors
The Onset Bay Association’s Chalkfest, to be held on Saturday, August 19, will be chalk full of artists, music, food and drink. The association is still deciding where to hold the festival, but is still looking for vendors and chalk artists to be a...
Rubber ducks float to victory in library race
“10, 9, 8, 7 ...” counted down a group of kids at the Tihonet Pond Canal waterfall. There was no indication that the race was about to begin, but that didn’t stop them from hoping it would. After five or six more anticlimatic countdowns, their...
Dog owners asked to control their animals after string of attacks
After five dog attacks in just a week and a half, the Department of Natural Resources is asking dog owners to keep their animals properly contained. “We have thousands of dogs in this town and unfortunately, people need to start… making sure their...
Garden Club plant sale is perennially popular
From Elm Street to near Route 6, parked cars lined Main Street for the Wareham Garden Club’s annual plant sale, held at the Methodist Meeting House on Saturday, May 20. “Every year, it’s a mob at 9 o’clock,” said Garden Club President Judy Morgan. “...
Jack Conway Realtors opens new office on Main Street
Jack Conway Realtors has moved its Wareham office to 251 Main St., leaving behind its previous location at 2 East Blvd. in Onset. The real estate company wanted a more functional space to do business, said President and Chief Operating Officer Al...
Red Robin mulch fire causes $30,000 in damages
The burgers weren’t the only things sizzling. A small mulch fire at the Red Robin restaurant at Wareham Crossing caused $30,000 in damages on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 17. The fire started in a mulch pile pressed up against the outside of the...
Summer sale at First Congregational Church thrift shop
The First Congregational Church of Wareham’s Next to New Thrift Shop is now selling clothes for the summer season. The thrift shop has a selection of summery formal and informal wear for men, women and children, including beach clothes. The thrift...
Veterans Council to lay wreaths across town for Memorial Day
The Wareham Veterans Council will lay wreaths at locations across town on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, to commemorate local veterans. At 8:30 a.m., the Veterans Council will lay wreaths at the Town Green, followed by Centre Cemetery at 9 a.m., St...
It’s full STEAM ahead at elementary school fair
Nine-year-old Markus Gougeon has been interested in science and art from an early age. “When I was 5, I started watching documentaries,” he said. “I started making sculptures out of clay. I started to flip over rocks to investigate bugs.” Markus...
Firefighters respond to gas leak, brush fire at the same time
Firefighters called to the scene of a gas main break on Bay Point Drive in Onset on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 17 were distracted by a five-acre brush fire behind Cardi’s Furniture & Mattress on Cranberry Highway. At 2:53 p.m., the Onset...
High school bands, chorus say aloha to spring
Wareham High School senior James Houghton, who plays the saxophone in the school’s jazz ensemble and jazz workshop, is known for performing pieces that one wouldn’t normally expect to hear at a school concert. At a concert in March , Houghton...
Solve an English mystery at the library
The Wareham Free Library’s Mystery Book Club will discuss the novel “The Long Call” by Ann Cleeves on Tuesday, June 20 at 6 p.m. “The Long Call,” the first novel in Cleeves’s “Two Rivers” series, tells the story of a detective who was raised in a...
School Committee seeking successful alumni for project
The Wareham School Committee’s Alumni Subcommittee is looking to profile Wareham Public Schools alumni who, thanks to their education in Wareham, have gone on to lead successful lives. These success stories will be posted on the Wareham Public...
High schoolers to attend seminar for student ambassadors
Wareham High School sophomores Emma McWilliams and Hannah Milne have been chosen as “student ambassadors” to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar at Bentley University in Waltham in June. The seminar, established by the actor of the same...
Wareham native named to college President’s List
Wareham native Ashley Atwood has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Winter 2023 President’s List. To make the President’s List, students must earn 12 credits and have a minimum GPA of 3.7
Select Board lends support to urban renewal grants
At its meeting on Tuesday, May 16, the Select Board unanimously voted to provide letters of support to three urban renewal grant applications, which Director of Planning and Community Development Ken Buckland plans to submit to the state One Stop...
Used clothing giveaway at Baby Point
Baby Point, the division of Turning Point that serves families with very young children, is having a sale of gently-used women’s clothing at its 3 Viking Drive location on Thursday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The clothes will be provided by Walt’...
Go once, go twice to High School DECA auction
The Wareham High School DECA club for young entrepreneurs will host a fundraising lunch, raffle and auction at the high school cafeteria on Sunday, May 21 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Auction items will be donated by local residents and businesses...
Unsafe buildings, military pay dominate Onset Fire District Meeting
The fate of the derelict Onset Fire Station buildings on East Central Avenue, and the question of how much pay firefighters who join the military would continue to receive, caused passions to flare up at the Onset Fire District’s annual meeting on...
Water Department flushing hydrants
Residents who wake up to find brown water coming out of their sinks this week need not be alarmed. The Wareham Water Department will be flushing hydrants in downtown and in the Pinehurst neighborhood on Tuesday May 16, and on High Street on...
El Mariachi to host fundraiser for Tobey Alford’s sister
El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant, 207 Main St., is hosting a scholarship fundraiser for the late Tobey Alford’s twin sister MaryJane Alford. Tobey, 14, died in April due to injuries sustained from being hit by a car while riding his bicycle on...
New Town Clerk optimistic about counting mail-in ballots
Auburn Town Clerk Debra A. Gremo has been chosen to replace outgoing Wareham Town Clerk Michele Bissonnette, Town Administrator Derek Sullivan announced on Thursday, May 11. Gremo, who has served as town clerk in Auburn for nine years, applied for...
Register for girls softball travel league
Girl as young as 10 and as old as 18 are currently welcome to register for the Wareham Girls Summer Softball league. Unlike the regular Wareham Girls Softball league, which meets and plays locally, the summer league plays games up to an hour away...
What to do if you find a rabies vaccine packet
Wild animals are unlikely to make veterinary appointments, so humans must bring rabies vaccines to them. From Monday, May 8 to Friday, May 12, the Cape Cod & Southeast MA Rabies Task Force used cars, helicopters and bait stations to distribute...
Hear America singing at the library
Entertainers Tom and Sheila Monaghan will perform a medley of patriotic tunes during “Sing for America,” a free concert at the Wareham Free Library on Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. “Sing for America” is a humorous overview of the history of American...
‘So You Think You Know the South Coast?’ Find out at the library
South Coast locals can put their knowledge of the region to the test at the Wareham Free Library on Wednesday, June 7 at 7 p.m., as author Henry Quinlan speaks about his book “So You Think You Know the South Coast?” Quinlan will give insights into...
There is such a thing as a free breakfast at Wesley UMC
Wesley United Methodist Church, 462 Main St., will serve its monthly Free Community Breakfast on Saturday, May 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Breakfast sandwiches, bacon, sausages, home fries, fresh fruit, fruit juices and coffee will be on the menu...
A used book sale of historic proportions at the library
The Wareham Free Library is holding its monthly used book sale on Thursday May 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday, May 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Saturday, May 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. In honor of Memorial Day, there will be a table...
Want to name the Dog Park’s fire hydrant? Urine luck
The Wareham Dog Park’s fire hydrant is feeling the warmth. Every day, the many dogs enjoying the park shower it with love and affection. All it needs now is a name, and the Dog Park Affiliation of Wareham is holding a contest for local kids to...
First Congregational Church holds benefit concert for Ohio train derailment victims
East Palestine, Ohio, a town with a population one-fifth the size of Wareham’s during the off-season, made headlines this February due to a massive train derailment. The derailment, and subsequent fire, released hazardous materials into the...
Folk band brings sounds of Scotland to Library
The rich, full voices of Scotland filled the Wareham Free Library on Sunday, May 14, as the folk band North Sea Gas performed to an enthusiastic audience. The band, which previously performed at the library in 2022 , enthralled its audience with...
High school goes Hollywood for prom night
All of the stars were out on the night of Saturday, May 13. The red carpet was laid and the spotlights were shining as Wareham High School students posed for the paparazzi on their way to the most extravagant bash of the year — prom. This year’s...
Things are beachy keen at Onset Bay Center Community Day
The spirits were as high as the temperatures at the Onset Bay Center’s second annual Community Day on Saturday, May 13. How high? Standing at the entrance of Onset Beach, 15-year-old Mia King was so filled with summer spirit that she felt the urge...
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