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Trunk-or-Treat revs up Halloween fun
It was a bright and beautiful Saturday when the Community Youth Empowerment Group held its fourth annual Trunk-or-Treat event Oct. 28. According to Events Coordinator Darien Fernandez, the organization began holding the event following the Covid...
A high school haunted by the Halloween spirit
Something grim lurks the halls of Wareham High School. It oozes from the lockers and it can be felt in the air. They call it Halloween spirit. Student Council hosted its annual Haunted Hallways event, inviting families to go classroom to classroom...
Volleyball celebrates senior night
Being a senior in high school is bittersweet. There are a lot of “lasts” for students, including the last first day of school, the last Homecoming dance and the last Spirit Week. However, these lasts make for special celebrations. The Wareham High...
Trick or Treat haunts Main Street
Wareham's Main Street played host to all manner of ghouls and goblins the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 27. The sidewalks were packed with trick-or-treaters, brought together for the Wareham Village Association's annual Main Street Trick or Treat. A...
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
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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...
Elks Lodge announces September Students of the Month
The Wareham-New Bedford Elks Lodge has announced its September Students of the Month. Each student will receive a $100 check. The Upper Cape Technical Regional High School Student of the Month is Lucas Sherman. The Wareham High School Student of the...
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...
Police help people with autism through Blue Envelope Program
Communication can be difficult for people with autism, especially in stressful situations. The Blue Envelope Program, a new initiative adopted by the Wareham Police, makes that communication easier in traffic stops and other law enforcement...
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...
Library main branch will remain closed for most of November
At the start of October, the main branch of the Wareham Free Library closed for repairs due to the water main break in March that flooded the library's meeting room and the hallway around the circulation area. According to Library Director Patrick...
Cranberry harvest season slowly ripens to its bittersweet end
As Gov. Maura Healey recently declared, October is Cranberry Harvest Month in Massachusetts. The local cranberry company, A.D. Makepeace, begins the season when Ocean Spray opens its doors in early to mid-September, according to Linda Burke, vice...
Ghouls and ghosts decorate the coast
Residents are ready for a night of fright and fun this Halloween season. Interested in some decoration sight seeing? Look no further. Readers have submitted photos of their spooky decor. Check out the photos or take a ride around Wareham to see them...
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...
Fall Town Meeting takes care of business
The Fall Town Meeting approved or passed over all agenda items but one on Monday, Oct. 23. Among other items, it set policy for the placement of solar farm battery systems, it granted a half million dollars in funding for preservation projects and...
Affordable housing, recreation projects approved by Town Meeting
Among its other business, Town Meeting voted to fund two affordable housing proposals and two projects for land conservation and town recreation on Monday, Oct. 23. It voted unanimously to purchase 3.5 acres at Marks Cove and to improve the Douglas...
$36 million sewer repairs approved at Town Meeting
Town Meeting approved a $36 million borrowing authorization for sewer repairs aimed at upgrading Wareham's aging sewage treatment facility Monday, Oct. 23. The Sewer Commission and outside consultants have argued that the system’s “headworks” and “...
Freemasons: 'Helping good men become better'
The Wareham Freemasons held an open house on Saturday, Oct. 21. Despite the rain, the event had a healthy attendance, especially earlier in the day when they had members out front dressed as a farmer and a chicken drawing people in, members said...
Elks give big to local groups
The Wareham-New Bedford Lodge of the Elks National Foundation held a recognition dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 11 for its grant recipients and the recipients' board members and volunteers. The national Elks foundation funds grants which the local lodged...
Support High School Class of 2025 at QDOBA
The Wareham High School Class of 2025 is collaborating with QDOBA Mexican Eats, located in Wareham Crossing, for a fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 2 from open to close. The goal of the fundraiser is to keep the cost of prom down.
A roast dinner with the Wesley United Methodist Church
The Wesley United Methodist Church, located at 462 Main Street, is hosting a Roast Pork Dinner on Friday, Oct. 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $7.00 for children under 10. On the menu is Roast Pork, mashed potatoes...
Town seeks feedback on digital equity
The Town of Wareham is working with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., an engineer design company, to develop a Digital Equity Plan, which will be presented in discussed in a public meeting. The meeting will take place at the Town Hall auditorium at 54...
Football loss doesn’t taint Homecoming spirit
The Vikings met their match in battle at the Homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 20. Wareham High School faced off against South Shore Vocational Technical High School, who are also known as the Vikings, and the bleachers were packed with...
Students put some pep in their step for Homecoming
Decked out in class colors, the Wareham High School student body gathered in the gymnasium for some friendly class competition at the Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday, Oct. 20. The competition began at the beginning of the week with Spirit Week dress...
No tricks—just trunks and treats—at YMCA
Despite the blustery day, a lot of Wareham families came out to the Gleason Family YMCA’s Trunk or Treat event held on Sunday, Oct. 22. Families walked between two rows of trucks collecting candy and admiring the decor. Multiple trunks had Jurassic...
Long lines for hazardous waste
Wareham residents had a once-a-year opportunity to dispose of hazardous household waste the morning of Saturday, Oct. 21. Those who took advantage of the opportunity had to wait almost two hours in their cars at the Wareham Municipal Maintenance...
Students stay current with events
The most weighty of current events are on the minds of Wareham students. Gisella Priestley, student representative for the School Committee, highlighted the ways Wareham students have been staying civically engaged during a Thursday, Oct. 19 School...
Recycling plastics into benches
Not all plastics can be treated equally. Soft plastics such as plastic bags can't be recycled through the same channels as plastic bottles, boxes and the like. That's where the Wareham Recycling Center comes in, bringing a program from the Trex...
Honoring courage: A WWII medic’s decision to save lives
In his time growing up, Wareham’s Gene Pizzolato never really heard his father, Nicholas Pizzolato, speak about his time in WWII. Gene recalls seeing a mysterious scar on his father’s back and his father would simply tell him he had been shot in the...
Things to do: An open house, Halloween celebrations and more
There’s always something to do in Wareham. This week, dispose of your hazardous materials at the Wareham Municipal Maintenance Building, visit with the Massachusetts Freemasons or enjoy a kid-friendly trunk-or-treat.
Friday, Oct. 20...
Select Board re-vote leads to sewer recommendation tie
The Select Board has voted for a third time on a motion to recommend $36 million in sewer repairs at Town Meeting. This time, the vote ended in a tie, with two members voting for the motion, two members voting against and one abstaining. The first...
Free paper shredding day
The Wareham Recycling center will hold a free paper shredding day on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will take place at the center’s location at the end of Plymouth Road. Shredding confidential documents helps to prevent identify...
Auto shop changes hands
A new proprietor, John Bastian, aims to set up shop in the auto sales and service garage at 58 Sandwich Road. The Select Board granted a Class 2 (used car) license to Bastian's business A1 Auto Unlimited at its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Bastian...
November meeting on septic nitrogen limits
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public meeting in Room 27 at the Wareham Town Hall at 2 p.m. on November 28. The public hearing will discuss new regulations for nitrogen limits in the town, specifically regarding...
Informational meeting on $36 million sewer repairs
The Sewer Commission is holding an informational session open to the public to discuss the $36 million Water Pollution Control Facility repairs that will be voted on at Town Meeting. The session will be held Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m...
Massachusetts Freemasons open house, family fun day
The Massachusetts Freemasons will open their doors to the public for an open house on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Freemasons is the world’s oldest and largest fraternity. The organization operates under the belief that men have the...
As migrants settle throughout Massachusetts, a look at who they are
Over 80 municipalities across the state have received families and pregnant women in need of shelter — Wareham recently became one of them . Massachusetts’ “right-to-shelter” law has existed for four decades, but the system is being tested by a...
‘Automotive art’: Another Woodie Car Show in the books
Despite the chilly Sunday, old wooden cars lined the parking lot at A.D. Makepeace headquarters Oct. 15 for the Woodie Car Show, which was rescheduled from September due to weather. Inside, some escape to the warmth and enjoy the musical stylings of...
View historic scrapbooks with the Warham Historical Society
The Wareham Historical Society will hold an open house on Monday, October 16 at 7 p.m. for the viewing of a historic scrapbook collection. It will take place at the Methodist Meeting House, 495 Main Street, Wareham. The scapbooks were created by...
Mass Coastal Railroad installs fence along Merchants Way
Residents may have begun to notice something a little different at the railroad tracks along Merchants Way this October — the installation of a new fence. The fence’s installation began at the start of October with the bridge and extending a bit...
Get spooky with Community Youth Empowerment
The Community Youth Empowerment group is hosting its fourth annual free family Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Dudley Brown VFW, located at 4 Gibbs Ball Park Road. The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Get dressed up and grab...
Support boys basketball at Pier View Restaurant
The boys basketball team continues to raise funds for its “Road to Florida” fundraiser. The team needs a total of $36,000 in order to make it to the national competition down in Florida. So far, the team has raised $29,500. The next fundraiser will...
Middle school announces September Scotty Monteiro Jr. Award winner
Olivia Cromwell was selected to be the Scotty Monteiro Jr. Award winner for the month of September. Olivia is a seventh grader who is said to be a “wonderful role model to her classmates.” According to the school, Olivia is welcoming and always...
Volunteer for October trail days with land trust
Join the Wareham Land Trust for the October 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, Oct. 17 from 1...
Sun dogs over White Island Pond
Reader Steve Doire sent us this photo of the Sept. 17 sunset over White Island Pond in East Wareham. He tells us it is a “sun dog,” which can consist of one or two bright spots accompanying the sun on its sides, mimicking a double or, in this case,...
A sewer primer for Town Meeting
Town meeting is approaching, and it will be asked to vote on spending $36 million for sewer repairs. The Wareham Week went looking for the answers to some common questions in preparation for that vote.
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