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Wareham Historical Society to host Holiday Craft Faire
The Wareham Historical Society invites the public to a Holiday Craft Faire on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Methodist Meeting House, 495 Main Street. Gifts made by local artisans and a variety of handmade crafts will be available...
Town votes to keep appointed Redevelopment Authority
When Brenda Eckstrom petitioned to change the Wareham Redevelopment Authority from an appointed board to an elected one at last fall’s Town Meeting, she hoped that her idea would bring more power to the citizens of Wareham. Instead, opponents of her...
Town votes not to accept Decas committee recommendation
The most controversial issue at Monday, Oct. 24’s Fall Town Meeting was the one that the town’s vote had the least amount of power to decide. In a narrow vote, the town decided 65-55 not to approve and accept the recommendation of the Decas School...
Roof fixes, new boilers, sewer system get millions
It was Infrastructure Night at Town Meeting on Monday, Oct. 24. Six million dollars to replace a 2-mile sewer main. Four million for engineering work to prep for replacing two aging pieces of the sewer plant. Two million to redo sewer pipes serving...
Senator Marc Pacheco Awards $40,000 to the Council on Aging
Senator Marc Pacheco Awards $40,000 to The Council on Aging State Senator Marc Pacheco awarded the Wareham Council on Aging $40,000 in funds on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The funds were part of the budget authorization Pacheco had arranged for community...
Local organizations to hold Trunk or Treats Saturday
The Gleason Family YMCA and the Wareham Community Youth Empowerment Group will hold separate Trunk or Treat events on Saturday, Oct. 29. The Gleason Family YMCA Trunk or Treat will take place in the parking lot from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Guests are...
Social Harmony Lodge celebrates Halloween
The Social Harmony Lodge, 2509 Cranberry Highway, will celebrate Halloween with several family-friendly events on Sunday, Oct. 30. At 5 p.m., WBSM’s Spooky Southcoast hosts Matt Moniz and Andrew Lake will present “A night of true ghost stories” from...
Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo give $3,800 to food pantry
The combined Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches location on 2899 Cranberry Highway has donated $3,853.81 to Damien’s Place Food Pantry of East Wareham. “The Wareham community has been showing us love since 1973,” said Deena McKinley...
Wareham High students arrive in style to homecoming dance
Wareham High School students arrived in style to the school Homecoming Dance on Saturday, Oct. 22. The night was an opportunity for students to show off their finest fashions, from trendy prom dresses to glamorous floor-length gowns to goth and...
Wesley UMC showcases local artists
Al Garrity never had his portrait done before. It was hard for the retired policeman and firefighter to describe the feeling of being brought to life on cardboard-colored paper, sitting still while artist Herby Thompson delicately penciled in his...
Sensational School Spirit at Wareham High
“We can’t hear you,” yelled the Wareham High School senior class at the rival juniors during the cheering contest. But they were both drowned out by the high-pitched screams of eighth-graders, who won the contest hands down. The pep rally capped off...
Wareham High School students recognized for excellence
Wareham High School is proud to recognize the students who received qualifying scores on their Spring 2022 Advanced Placement (AP) Exams. AP provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to earn college credit or advanced...
School Committee debates solutions to pandemic learning loss
After hearing a report of increased absenteeism and poorer-than-average MCAS scores , the Wareham School Committee, along with all three Wareham school principals, debated possible remedies to pandemic learning loss at their meeting Thursday, Oct...
Absentee rate at Wareham schools skyrockets due to pandemic
The percentage of “chronically absent” students in the Wareham School District has sharply increased since 2019, according to a report given by Assistant Superintendent Dr. Andrea Schwamb at Thursday, Oct. 20’s meeting of the Wareham School...
Wareham Village Funeral Home hosts food and clothing drive
The Wareham Village Funeral Home will be conducting a food and clothing drive beginning the week of Sunday, Oct. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 20. “When Dolores and I decided to make Wareham our home 24 years ago,” said Wareham Village Funeral Home owner...
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...
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