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Salvation Army's kettle gifts down
About $25,000 to $30,000 less than last year has been donated so far to the local Salvation Army's red kettle campaign, putting the Lowell Corps in line with other Massachusetts branches that have seen a drop this Christmas season.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Wareham man arrested for 2012 break after DNA match
A 52-year-old Onset man was charged with a 2012 break into the Wareham Country Market, following a DNA match at the State Police Crime Laboratory, police said.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Bikeway advocates hopeful for transportation bond bill
Advocates for a bike path stretching from Providence to Cape Cod are optimistic that this year's transportation bond bill can help fund a large piece of that puzzle.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Sentinel & Enterprise
Fewer dollars in kettles as holiday nears
Red kettle donations to the Salvation Army are down about 30 percent this year compared to this time last year, according to Montachusett Salvation Army Corps Maj.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Wareham police chase results in arrest
A police chase following a traffic stop resulted in one teenager being arrested and another being sent to the hospital Tuesday night.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Wareham Middle School students evacuated after small fire
Wareham Middle School was evacuated Monday for an hour after a small fire was found inside the boy's bathroom on the first floor.
Woods Hole Bus Service Changed
Some bus trips between Woods Hole and the Boston area have been dropped or changed by Peter Pan Bus Lines, operator of what Cape and Islanders are used to calling the Bonanza bus service.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Wareham eighth-graders to get a foot into high school
Beginning in the 2014-15 academic year, Grade 8 students at Wareham Middle School can take classes for credit at the high school.
New Upper Cape Tech center addresses growing need for nurses
As early as 2004, Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School officials could see that the need for nurses was growing.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
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.