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Board, Committee, and Commission openings
The Town of Wareham wishes to announce that it is currently accepting applications for the following Boards, Committees, and Commissions: Bike Path Committee Cemetery Commissioners Community Preservation Committee Conservation Commission Council on...
Terps Cannabis Dispensaries Employment Symposium
Terps Cannabis Dispensaries is pleased to announce a cannabis employment symposium for the residents of Wareham, Massachusetts on Thursday November 3, 2022 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Cape Cod Canal Chamber of Commerce 70 Main St. Buzzards Bay MA. They...
Elks donate to help area homeless
Anticipating an especially difficult winter for meeting heating and housing needs, the Wareham-New Bedford Elks recently awarded the Wareham Area Committee for the Homeless, also known as Turning Point, a check for $5,000 for rental assistance and...
Southcoast Health Announces New Chief of General Surgery
Jorge Huaco Cateriano, has accepted the position of Chief of General Surgery at Southcoast Health, officials announced. Huaco will succeed Victor Pricolo, who has retired after more than a decade in the role. His new role as Chief of General Surgery...
Cranberry Harvest at Rosebrook Way
Ripe Stevens Cranberries floated to the top of A.D. Makepeace’s flooded bogs at Rosebrook Way on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 19. The Stevens variety of cranberries are bigger and brighter than the varieties sold at grocery stores, and are...
No shortage of poll workers for Wareham elections
Dozens of local volunteers applied to be poll workers at a Town Hall Election Job Fair on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 19. “Wareham people are very interested in the electoral process,” said Town Clerk Michele Bissonnette. “I find that Wareham is...
Voters weigh in on hot topics at next week’s Town Meeting
From the fate of the Decas school to social consumption of marijuana, voting residents of Wareham will soon weigh in at this year’s Fall Town Meeting. The meeting will be held at the Wareham Elementary School, 63 Minot Ave, on Monday, Oct. 24 at 7 p...
Police Department adds two electric vehicles to fleet
Wareham Police Chief Walter Correia remembers when, shortly after his Police Department purchased two 2022 Ford Mustang Mach E electric cars in January and May of this year, one skeptical resident asked him: “That’s what my tax dollars are going for...
Wareham welcomes new Director of Council on Aging
Sharon Rice says she’s no stranger to being involved in the local community— especially with seniors. With previous experience as the Assistant Director of the Attleboro Council on Aging and the Director of Parks and Recreation in Norton, Rice...
Wareham Land Trust looking for trail volunteers
Wareham Land Trust announces its second volunteer trail workday as part of its new bimonthly Trail Day initiative. Volunteers will improve trails by cutting back overgrown vegetation from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Douglas S...
Report: sea level rise poses risk for Wareham, Onset Village
As soon as 2050, Wareham could see daily coastal flooding, impacting 250 buildings and 3.2 miles of roads in the town. According to a report released by the Trustees of Reservations, a non-profit that works to conserve 27,000 miles of coastlines...
Upcoming Programs from The Friends of Wareham Free Library
From cranberries to colonial history, the Wareham Free Library has a variety of events scheduled for the next few weeks. On Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m local author Clement Smith will speak about his latest book, “My Great Life with my Perfect Wife...
Kids fight flames at Fire Prevention Open House
Shouts, cheers and sirens could be heard from Wareham’s Main Street as fire trucks paraded through town on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 16. Families waved the trucks into the fire station as firefighters got out and quickly got to work setting up...
Onset Bay Association will host annual meeting
Join The Onset Bay Association for an in-person Annual Meeting to discuss 2022 events in Onset and the state of the Onset Bay Association. The event will take place on Monday, Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Onset Bay Center, 184 Onset Avenue...
Get involved with Wareham Little League
Wareham Little League will hold its Annual Meeting on Monday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at 8 Donald Street in West Wareham. Anyone that would like to join the board for the 2023 season should attend. For those that would like more...
Proposed design puts police station in renovated town hall
A firearms training simulator, ample storage, and a corner office for the police chief are all features found in a proposed design for a new police station inside of a renovated Town Hall. The Police Building Study Committee heard from Tecton...
Fireman’s Association thanks community for support
On Sept. 17, the Wareham Firemen’s Association hosted a Chicken Dinner and Hypnotist Show at the Redmen Hall in Wareham. The association would like to offer their sincere gratitude to the community for supporting them in this fundraising effort. “It...
New town vehicles, street lights up for vote at fall town meeting
Voters will have a say in the purchase of new town vehicles and new street lights during the Fall Town Meeting. The Fiscal Year 2023 capital plan, which is up for discussion at this year’s Fall Town Meeting, calls for the purchase of seven new...
Learn about local paranormal lore
Those interested in the lore of the paranormal can join the Wareham Historical Society on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Methodist Meeting House on 495 Main Street for a presentation from the Wareham Historical Lore Program. Interest in the paranormal led...
‘Blue Crew’ organizes rally for women voters, reproductive rights
Reproductive rights, environmental justice and gun control were some of the issues that brought demonstrators to rally outside Wareham Town Hall on Saturday, Oct. 8. The sign-holding rally was organized by Blue Crew 508, and is a part of the larger...
Professional Canine Services gives dogs, veterans a helping hand
Many people love dogs, but Wareham resident Charles Young turned that love into his life’s work. After retiring from a 20-year career as a K-9 officer and dog trainer with the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Department, Young took his decades of...
Job fair for election workers
The Human Resource’s Office, on behalf of the Town Clerk’s Office, is hold a Job Fair on Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Auditorium at Town Hall at 54 Marion Road. During the fair the Town Clerk will be accepting applications for a part-time...
Fearing Hill project pollution covered under insurance policy
The developers of the Fearing Hill solar field said they are prepared to cover the costs of pollution or other damage that may stem from the project’s construction. The project, discussed by the planning board at their Oct. 3 meeting, is a proposed...
Volunteers clean up YMCA campgrounds
On Sept. 29, 25 staff members from Blue Cross Blue Shield visited the Gleason Family YMCA in Wareham to clean up campgrounds and trails and paint foursquare and hopscotch on the blacktop. This was part of a service project organized by Blue Cross...
Wareham Police Association hosts blood drive for Rochester child
WAREHAM – In honor of Rochester child Rylie Dion and her ongoing battle at the Boston Children’s Hospital, the Wareham Police Association is hosting a blood drive. The drive will take place at the police station at 2515 Cranberry Hwy on Oct. 26 from...
Wareham could acquire downtown properties with urban renewal plan
Art galleries, restaurants and even light industry could move into Wareham Village under a preliminary urban renewal plan that was presented to the Planning Board and Redevelopment Authority on Sept. 30. But to do that, said Emily Innes, a...
Turning Point seeks support in its effort to help those impacted by homelessness
Autumn has arrived and the nights are already longer and colder. At its new facility on 3 Viking Drive in Wareham, Turning Point is getting ready for winter and the struggles that accompany those who are either homeless or threatened with...
Harvest Moon Dinner dance to provide student scholarships
The Degree of Pocahontas will host its Annual Harvest Moon Dinner Dance Saturday, Oct. 15th. All proceeds are used to provide college scholarships for local students. The dinner dance will be held at the Redman Hall, 745 Main Street in from 5:00 p.m...
Next to New closed for winter restock
Next to New Thrift Shop will be closed from Sept. 25 through Oct. 5 to restock fall and winter clothes. Come in and visit them on Oct. 6, when they reopen with new selections. The shop is located at First Congregational Church Wareham on11 Gibbs Ave...
Solar parking lot planned for Rosebrook
The A.D. Makepeace Company has announced plans to install a series of solar power canopies above the parking lots at 100 Rosebrook Way. Working in conjunction with Renewable Energy Development Partners, LLC, of Hingham, ADM will install nine to 12...
Social consumption moratorium, window sign rules: Fall Town Meeting articles set
Wareham’s Select Board has voted to approve all articles that will appear at the Fall Town Meeting, where the public will have the final say. Notably, the town will vote on whether to extend a moratorium that places a ban on marijuana “social...
‘Not so scary’ stories with the Wareham Land Trust
Join the Wareham Land Trust and the Wareham Free Library for a fire pit story time with Big Ryan at Wareham Land Trust’s Whitlock’s Landing property, located at 150 Glen Charlie Road on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Make smores while listening to...
New plan aims to reduce erosion in Fearing Hill solar project
A new construction plan for the Fearing Hill solar project aims to cut down on erosion and stormwater runoff. The project, discussed by the planning board at their Sept. 26 meeting, is a proposed 20-acre solar field that would sit on 44 acres of...
Recycle your electronics
An Electronics Recycling Day will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Wareham High School parking lot at 7 Viking Drive. Donations of $35 are required for televisions, and donations of $20 each are required for all laptops,...
Harvest Moon Festival returns to Onset
Onset sent the summer off with a bang as the Harvest Moon Festival — complete with fireworks — returned for the first time in over two decades. Droves of people came out with friends and family on Sept. 24 to shop at local vendors, browse through...
Wareham resident keeps beaches clean
Visit Little Harbor Beach on any given morning, and you’ll find Wareham resident Jo-Ann Harper Finn pushing a stroller and picking up trash. Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, Harper Finn has been walking around her neighborhood to the beach,...
Start your Christmas shopping at fall craft fair
Fill your shopping cart with goods from Swifts Beach local artists on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at Swifts Beach. There will also be a bake sale. If you are interested in donating a baked good, let Kathleen Norris of the Swifts Beach...
Early voting days announced
Early Voting will take place in the Town Hall Auditorium from Oct 22 thru Nov 3, 2022. Early Voting Hours are as follows: Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Oct. 24 through Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m...
Southcoast Health receives CARE act funding
Plymouth County officials presented Southcoast Health with a $1,006,207.22 check from CARES Act funds on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at Tobey Hospital during a ceremony that honored nurses, providers, and staff of the not-for-profit community health system...
Wareham bikers ride to raise money for ALS treatment
Those driving around Wareham on Sunday, Sept. 18, might have had to pull over to make way for around 70 bikers driving through the streets. The riders were revving their engines for Wareham resident Donnie Lovell, who was recently diagnosed with ALS...
Swifts Beach playground begins construction
A construction crew has been hard at work digging holes and pouring cement to install equipment for a new playground at Swifts Beach . The playground will also include adult fitness equipment, a resurfaced basketball court and a pickleball court,...
Find hidden treasures at town-wide yard sale
Wareham is having a town wide yard sale on Oct. 1. The sale is all over the town of Wareham, where many families will be having sales on the same day, allowing shoppers to drive around town for new treasures. The rain date will be Oct 2. To...
Fall storytime at the Wareham library
The Wareham Free Library located at 59 Marion Rd. will host regular storytimes for children and toddlers this fall. Fall Family Storytime will take place every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. starting Sept. 20 and ending on Nov. 15. Each week, attendees will...
Paraprofessionals call for higher wages in contract negotiations
Outside the Wareham School Committee meeting on Sept. 15, the district’s paraprofessionals and their supporters held signs demanding higher wages and a fair contract with the district. “More paras, less admin,” read one sign. “Pay the people who...
Harvest Moon Festival to return with a bang
The Harvest Moon Festival is fast approaching, set to take place next weekend on Saturday, Sept. 24, with fireworks returning to light the skies. The fireworks show comes months after Wareham’s 4th of July fireworks celebration was postponed earlier...
Southcoast Health now offering updated covid boosters
Southcoast Health is now offering the updated COVID-19 booster vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech for people ages 12 years and older, as well as updated boosters from Moderna for people ages 18 years and older. As of September 1, 2022, both of the new...
Trivia night and scary stories at the Wareham Free Library
Scary stories and trivia are on the schedule for October at the Wareham Free Library. Join them on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. for Challenge Trivia. DJ Ooch and his brother Nick make this competition fun for everyone. Whether a team of 1 or a team of...
Residents give feedback on plans for Parker Mills Pond Dam
Eight years after the Parker Mills Pond Dam was classified as highly hazardous by the state, residents attended a public meeting at the Tremont Nail Factory on Thursday, Sept. 15 to discuss alternative plans for the dam. Engineering firm Fuss &...
Canal cruise supports Onset Cape Verdean Festival’s scholarship program
A successful Canal Cruise was hosted by the Onset Cape Verdean Festival Association and Scholarship Committee. The event was held on Sunday, August 28th and sailed on the Viking Ship from Onset Pier. A sold out group of 134 enjoyed the music of DJ...
Lobster Bowl comes down in Tuesday demolition
WAREHAM – A piece of Wareham history is set to be demolished on Tuesday, Sept. 13. For the younger generation of Wareham residents, the building at 3013 Cranberry Highway was formerly known as “the Wareham 99,” but an older generation would know...
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Upper Cape Realty is excited to share that we have closed on 57 Old Colony Drive, Mashpee! Listing...
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SOLD! Renovated Ranch in Plymouth
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SOLD by the DiVito Realty team! 3 Short Neck Rd Onset
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SOLD! 3 Bedroom Mobile Home
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