MBTA invited to discuss safety in connection with new Cape service
A representative from the MBTA has been asked to attend Monday night's selectmen's meeting to answer questions about safety measures the state plans to take as seasonal passenger train service to the Cape begins on Memorial Day weekend.
Wed May 15, 2013
Soul Food Kitchen: Open 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Use Mill Street entrance.
Mon May 13, 2013
Forty-five years later, batallion members recall service in Vietnam
The only Army National Guard unit in the state to be mobilized during the Vietnam War marked the 45th anniversary of its call-up Monday with ceremonies at Fort Taber.
Thu May 09, 2013
'The Miracle Worker' cast takes tour of Perkind School for the Blind
"The Miracle Worker" cast visits the Keller Sullivan Cottage at the Perkins School for the Blind.
Peck leaving Lakeville for Middleboro
Christopher Peck, the town's first Superintendent of Streets, submitted his resignation to the Board of Selectmen this week.
Wed May 08, 2013
Dine Out: Delightful dining in Wareham
When it comes to restaurants, the phrase "hidden gem" is often thrown around. Yet Cafe Soleil truly is one, nestled amongst the storefronts on Main Street in Wareham and discernable only by its sunny logo hanging on a signpost .
Mon May 06, 2013
Public invited to workshop on budgeting, saving
The public is invited to a workshop to learn about budgeting and spending, setting goals and saving.
Banker & Tradesman
Earnings Up At Mayflower Bancorp
Middleboro-based Mayflower Bancorp, the holding company for Mayflower Bank, recently reported a 32 percent increase in net income for its fourth quarter ended March 31.
Thu May 02, 2013
Group plans cleanup projects this summer along the Nemasket
For area residents looking for a way to have a little fun and do something good for the community at the same time, Dan Badger has a suggestion.
Quilt to be raffled for play
Middleboro resident Susan McKay has hand-crafted a 46 by 60 inch orchid design quilt which will be raffled off at The Alley Theatre/Burt Wood School of Performing Arts through May 19.
Of farming, frogs and other fun stuff
The Soule Homestead Education Center will hold its annual Sheep Day/Earth Day Celebration from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.
Wed May 01, 2013
Suspenseful '39 Steps' offered
Courtesy photo Richard Hannay is unaware that he is being tailed by two thugs, played by Richard Pacheco of New Bedford and Jeff Rebell of Middleboro in Theatre One's production of 'The 39 Steps.' TOP's Radio Theatre, under the umbrella of Theatre One Productions, will perform a staged radio play, "The 39 Steps," this weekend.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Freetown residents can soon see school events on cable
Selectmen have approved an agreement with Lakeville Community Access Media Inc. to broadcast school-related programming on its cable access channel.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Pilgrim Festival Chorus funds chance for college scholarship with May 1 deadline
The deadline is fast approaching to submit an application to be considered for a college music scholarship from Pilgrim Festival Chorus by Wednesday, May 1! The Pilgrim Festival Chorus is offering a 1,000 dollar scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Carver, Cohasset, Duxbury, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Kingston, Marshfield, Middleboro, ... (more)
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Summer train route worries Rochester, Wareham officials
Officials from Rochester, Wareham and Middleboro say they are worried about public safety when the Boston-to-Hyannis passenger rail service starts running and that two months' notice isn't enough to address their concerns.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Voters quiz candidates for local offices
Candidates for two contested races in the upcoming town election faced a myriad of questions and concerns at last week's candidate forum at the Council on Aging, while a number of unchallenged candidates used the opportunity to speak as a platform to inform residents of their goals for the upcoming year.
Fundraiser will memorialize Monica, who 'had a heart for missions'
Amaro Bros. Ice Cream Shoppe, located at478 Middleborough Ave. in East Taunton, is planning "Ice Cream for Monica" week , a special fundraising event from May 1 to May 7. During the first week the shop is open, 100 percent of the profits will be donated to help fund the Monica DeMello Vocational School Building in Guatemala.
Regional actors bring their voices to Theatre One's radio theatre presentation of 'The 39 Steps'
Theatre One's Radio Theatre, under the umbrella of Theatre One Productions, will perform "The 39 Steps" on Friday and Saturday evenings, May 3 and 4, at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon, May 5, at 2. "The 39 Steps" was originally an adventure novel published in 1915 by Scottish Author John Buchan.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Our View: Bigfoot? Probably not
According to the entry for the Bridgewater Triangle in the online compendium Paranormal-Encyclopedia.com, Wednesday's Standard-Times is not the first time Bigfoot has been suggested as a local resident in these parts.
Bishop Stang Drama Club presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Bishop Stang High School Drama Club is proud to present Disney's Beauty and the Beast for the 2013 spring musical.