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Lakeville Arts & Music Fest 2014 by Richard Baird on October 2nd, 2012

On the grounds surrounding the Lakeville Public Library, vendor tents and the entertainment stage created a beautiful setting for the many people that enjoyed this small festival. Although it had a very local feel, the artisans displaying their crafts traveled distances to be there and…

Bridgewater AutumnFest 2014 by Richard Baird on October 2nd, 2012

In the midst of a stormy couple days and the threat of rain on Saturday the 29th, Nick P. and the board decided to keep the AutumnFest outside and the people agreed. A large turnout enjoyed the cool but dry day with lots of vendors,…

Rodman Ride for Kids by Richard Baird on October 2nd, 2012

The Rodman Ride for Kids raised over $5.9 million under cloudy, and sometimes rainy skies Saturday, Sep. 29. But the enthusiasm and desire to make a difference was still evident in those riding. These are photos of the 50-mile ride through Bridgewater around the 33…

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Upcoming events...

March 9 (Monday)Westport

Bluebird Monitor Training

Westport Town Farm

830 Drift Road • (508) 636-4693

Volunteers are needed to monitor nest boxes regularly during the spring and early summer at locations in Fall River, Westport, Dartmouth and Rochester. Learn how you can participate in this ongoing project to bring back the Blues. Free. Registration.

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM


March 24 (Tuesday)Westport

Concerts at the Point

1912 Main Street

Founded in 1997, five outstanding chamber music concerts performed by distinguished musicians and exceptional young vocal artists. held in the Westport Point United Methodist Church. Sept: The Muir String Quartet; Oct: Andius Zlabys & Friends; Nov: :Strata; Jan: Zefira (Piano Trio); Mar: Boston University Opera Institute. Admission.


April 5 (Sunday)Attleboro

Friday Night Live at Oak Knoll

Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

1417 Park Street • (508) 223-3060

A surprise live animal demonstration. Could be an insect, amphibian or reptile. Sign up and come find out. Small fee.

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From the archives...

Camping luxury? by Richard Baird

“Anyone wanna play a game?” by Richard Baird

Time to Catch the Big One. by Richard Baird

To Market, To Market by Richard Baird

The Lloyd Center by Richard Baird

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Find new places for Hiking/Walking!

Myles Standish State ForestCarver

Cranberry Road • (508) 866-2526

15 miles of bicycle trails. Restrooms, visitor programs. Trail maps available onlline


F. Gilbert Hills State ForestFoxboro

45 Mill Street • (508) 543-5850

23 miles of trails looping through forest. Access to Warner Trail, long-distance hiking trail traversing Norfolk County into Rhode Island.


Attleboro Springs Wildlife SanctuaryAttleboro

(508) 223-3060

17-acres of woodland trails exploring a vernal pool & a red maple swamp.


Whitney & Thayer WoodsHingham

Route 3A • (781) 784-0571

10 miles of moderate hiking. Spectacular vistas of the South Shore & Boston skyline.


East Over ReservationRochester

Clapp Road • (508) 679-2115

Miles of trails. New trail head on County Road in Marion lets you access miles of East Over landscape. View 2 miles of elegant stone walls. Site of former grist mill.

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