May 26, 2019 ~ Building Community One Positive Story at a Time
Memorial Day Commemrative Service
Monday May 27, 2019
10 AM ~ War Memorial Park
Historical Tidbit: Dividing up Bridgewater
West Bridgewater was first settled in 1651 as a part of Old Bridgewater. 
For the first 200 years, our seat of government was located here in West Bridgewater.  
At the November 1821 town meeting, it was voted to "be expedient to divide the town of Bridgewater into 
4 townships." It was at that meeting that East Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, North Bridgewater (Brockton) and Bridgewater were conceived.
West Bridgewater was incorporated in 1822.  
David Moore
Information from David Moore and the East Bridgewater Sesquicentennial Booklet and Wikipedia.

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Town Hall
65 N. Main Street
Mon, Tues & Thurs 8a - 4p
Wed, 8a - 7p, Fri 8a - 1p

WB Public Library
80 Howard Street
Mon, Thurs, Fri 10a - 5p
Tues - Wed 10a - 8p
Sat 10a - 2p
Council on Aging
97 West Center Street
Mon - Fri 8:30a - 4p

Food Pantry
1st & 3rd Wednesday each month
3:15 - 5pm
Spring Street School
2 Spring St WB
Hazel Tessier
 won a
5 Class pass at Bliss Through Yoga,
484 Bedford St, East Bridgewater!

You should play our
Historical Tidbit Trivia Game
at the bottom of this newsletter.

You could win a
$30 Gift Certificate to C.N. Smith Farm, East Bridgewater
 Join us Tuesday, May 28th, at 9:00 AM for a
VETERANS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION with the USII History Junior Class Members from WBMSHS at the COA. A time to share your experiences during your time of service, and then join in a question and answer
session. What better way for the students to learn than to hear your story first-hand. If you would like to attend please call the 508-894-1262 
Summer Lunch 2019

Summer break is just around the corner! That’s why several members of West Bridgewater R.E.A.C.H. are launching Summer Lunch 2019. It’s a co-operative program to provide free 
food assistance to West Bridgewater students and families who are without benefit of free/reduced lunches during the summer months.

There are a variety of ways in which you can participate as you are able. For a full listing of opportunities contact Carol Ashton at 508-857-5411 or .
R.E.A.C.H. (Resident Emergency Assistance Care Help) is a volunteer, non-profit Town of West Bridgewater task force. The mission of REACH is to assess, co-ordinate, develop, and support emergency care and helping services for West Bridgewater residents-
Respectfully submitted, Carol Ashton
Dining for a Cause - Crohn's May 29 * Grand Slam

Event by Jamie Mitcheson and Laurie Mitcheson on Wednesday, May 29 2019

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River Walk 2019

Enjoy beautiful River Street in West Bridgewater for this annual car-free event! 

Admission is free of charge, however there will be food and tickets available for purchase. Walk, bike ride, kayak or picnic along this scenic road and enjoy some of the open space in our historic town. 
June 2nd 10-2


Bridgewater Farm Supply – Your Complete Garden, Farm & Pet Store!

Farmers and pet parents alike, we have all the supplies you need to keep your animals, happy, healthy and comfortable!
1000 Plymouth St (Rt 104)
Bridgewater • (508) 697-0357
WB Historical Commission: Jim Benson Memorial Dedication
Thanks to WB TV
WB Middle/ Senior High School Spring Concert
Thanks to WB TV
Annual Lobster Roll Sale
Friday, June 7th 11:30 AM- 1PM
29 Howard street
The First Church of West Bridgewater will hold its annual Lobster Roll Sale.
Lunch includes a lobster roll (100% lobster, no fillers), potato chips, a homemade brownie, and beverage. Cost of lunch is $12.00 and lunches need to be ordered in advance. 
To order your lunch you may call the church office at 508-587-3118 or you may email . Orders must be placed before Wednesday, June 5th.
United Way of Greater Plymouth County's 
97th Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Bridgewater State University

Keynote Speaker:
Plymouth County District Attorney, Timothy J. Cruz
Seats are filling fast! Register today!
Bethel Family Medicine

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Dr. Jennifer DiFalco is a
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Bethel Family Medicine
111 Torrey St, Brockton (508) 588-1200
10 Bedford Park, Bridgewater
(508) 279-0950

West Bridgewater Food Drive
Saturday, June 15th
The West Bridgewater Food Pantry will be holding our mid-year food drive at Market Basket in West Bridgewater to help us through the summer months.This is our only food drive other than the one we hold at Thanksgiving.

Please help us stock the pantry for those in our community who benefit from the food and sundries the food pantry provides. Here is an example of the non-perishable items we will be collecting during the food drive:
Cookies,Canned Vegetables & Fruit,Tuna,Cereal,Peanut Butter,Jelly,Soup,Coffee,Fruit Juice.

In addition, we purchase food every month from the Boston Food Bank. Monetary donations or Supermarket Gift Cards would be appreciated and can be sent to the food pantry at the following address:
West Bridgewater Food Pantry, Inc. 2 Spring St., West Bridgewater, MA 02379

As always, we greatly appreciate the support from our local community.
Thank you.
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199 W Center St, West Bridgewater

Contact us!:

The Preschool Learning Center at Spring Street School currently has openings for the Monday/Wednesday/Friday afternoon session, in the 2019-2020 school year.

For more information, please contact Mrs. Linda Wohlen at 508-894-1233, or come to the Superintendent's Office at Spring Street School.
West Bridgewater Lip Dub 2019

In continuing with tradition, the Class of 2019 produced their annual senior Lip Dub!

Directed by senior Megan Adams.
Thanks to WBCAT
West Bridgewater Public Schools 2019 Academic Showcase!

I want to send out very special SHOUT out to all of our #wbwildcats that presented at the 2019 Academic Showcase! As expected, it was a phenomenal night of teaching and learning. Here's a short clip...

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$30 Gift Certificate to C.N. Smith Farm, East Bridgewater

Historical Tidbit Question:
At what meeting was it decided to divide the Bridgewaters?

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Let's take a moment. A peaceful moment. Put aside the craziness and rushed ness of life.

And appreciate. Honor.

Without those that serve in our military, we wouldn't be blessed with this life; with the abilities to shape it, the freedoms to live it, and the forums to speak our mind.

They earned freedom and I will forever be grateful.

“A veteran is someone who, at one point in their life wrote a blank check made payable to “The United States of America,” for an amount up to and including their life.” ~ Unknown.
So let's take a moment.

~ Jacquie
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