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Wareham selectmen intrigued by electronic voting
Just months after becoming the first community in the region to permit remote participation during meetings of town committees, board and commissions, selectmen on Tuesday heard from Town Moderator Claire Smith about the prospect of instituting electronic voting during Town Meetings.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Wareham nails salon owner fined
An East Wareham nails salon proprietor has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine, after the state found unsanitary conditions at her business during an inspection.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Steve Urbon: Where all the teachers are above average
I am trying to tell what we can possibly learn by the results of the recently released public school teacher evaluations.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
SouthCoast at or near state average on teacher proficiency
The state's release of internal teacher evaluation statistics last week generally was kind to SouthCoast school districts, with most hovering within a point or two of the state average.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Organization selling 2014 Wareham calendars
Calendars are on sale now at E.L. Morse Lumber, 2502 Cranberry Highway; Makepeace Farms Greenhouse, 146 Tihonet Road; Old Company Store, 5 Elm St.; Onset Village Hardware, 227 Onset Ave.; Twigs and Tides, 251 Main St.; and Wareham Town Clerk's Office, 54 Marion Road.
Life's a beach for Wareham tourism group
The board entertained Bruce Hutchins, chairman of the recently formed Beach and Tourism Advisory Committee, who updated them on the committee's progress.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Thanksgiving shopping? Not in Bay State
Shoppers won't be lining up for Thanksgiving Day deals at stores in Massachusetts or Rhode Island.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
James F. Ryan Jr.
Jim was born in New Bedford, MA, the son of the late James Francis Ryan Sr. and Margaret Ryan, and brother of the deceased Harvey Ryan.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
New website displayed to School Committee
Members of the Wareham School Committee were treated to a brief PowerPoint presentation at their meeting Wednesday night detailing the district's new presence on the Internet.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Fire displaces Wareham family
The cause of the fire is still being investigated, but the Fire Department believes it was an accident "related to a wood stove," Captain Matthew Rowley said.
Brian J. Lowney: Man trades in stress for a dog's life
PHOTO BY BRIAN J. LOWNEY/FALL RIVER SPIRIT Pet Lover store owner Dathan Belanger takes a close look at the merchandise.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Selectmen look forward to Wareham rail station
With the state recently announcing plans to create a commuter rail stop in Wareham next year, town officials are wasting little time in welcoming what could be an economic boon for the community.
Police Academy has visit from State Police copter
The Reserve and Intermittent Police Academy held at the Swansea Police Headquarters received a visit from the State Police helicopter on Saturday morning for the academy participants to learn some of the capabilities of the aircraft.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Cape Cod Times
High-speed chase ends in crash
An East Falmouth man was arrested Friday after allegedly leading Bourne police on a high-speed chase and crashing into a guardrail with his pit bull in the passenger seat.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
BURROUGHS: of Wareham, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, Tony A., 60. Husband of Laura J. Martens-Burroughs.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Wareham considers redistricting elementary schools
The Minot Forest School serves nearly 100 more students than the Decas School and has considerably more students per class, according to a breakdown prepared by Superintendent of Schools Kimberly Shaver-Hood.
Commissioner plugs county government to Wareham board
Selectmen courteously listened to a member of the Plymouth County Commission intent on justifying her board's existence Tuesday, then burst her bubble with a single question.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
E-cigarettes light up across SouthCoast
By anyone's definition, Peter Amaral was a heavy smoker, sucking down two packs of Newports every day for 20 years.
Cape Cod Times
Experiments in Buzzards Bay are meant to find out if ground can handle effluent
With the help of a metal cylinder doling out 400 pounds of force, the ground seemed to speak Friday at Queen Sewell Park and the fields behind the Bourne Community Center.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Seaside retreat in Wareham
Anyone who is interested in a fantastic view of the ocean, the smell of salty air as it wafts to shore, and a quiet, private community would be 100 percent at home in our Home of the Week.