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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...

September 28 (Sunday)Dartmouth

Women's Full Moon Canoe Trip

Lloyd Center for the Environment

430 Potomska Road • (508) 990-0505

Ladies only. Canoe scenic Slocum River on moonlit night. Certified guides, transportation & equipment provided. Registration & Fee.

5:00 PM to 7:30 PM


November 4 (Tuesday)Duxbury

Sunday Afternoon Concerts

Art Complex Museum

189 Alden Street • (781) 934-6634

A popular tradition. The Zefira Trio, violin, cello and piano. Free. Limited seating.

4:00 PM


November 30 - December 2 (Sunday - Sunday)Quincy

Quincy Christmas Parade and Festival

Quincy Recreation Dept • (617) 376-1394

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Letterboxing: Solving a Mystery by Richard Baird

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Find new places for Beaches: State!

Ellisville Harbor State ParkPlymouth

Route 3A • (508) 866-2580

Beachfront, salt marsh, rolling meadows, & red pine forest. One of most scenic spots on South Shore coastline. In the winter, harbor seals are often seen offshore.


Quincy Shores ReservationQuincy

Quincy Shore Drive • (617) 727-5118

2.3 mile beach. Open year round, dawn to dusk.


Fort Phoenix State ReservationFairhaven

Green Street • (508) 992-4524

Half-mile of Buzzards Bay beach front. 23 acres, adjacent to Fort Phoenix, national landmark which gives park its name. Restrooms, hike, picnic, historic site.


Demarest Lloyd State ParkDartmouth

Barney’s Joy Road • (508) 636-3298

Ideal for families with children. Surf is calm and shallow. 1800 ft. saltwater beach.


Scusset Beach State ReservationPlymouth

Scusset Beach Road • (508) 888-0859

Popular fish pier, a 3000ft breakwater & 1.5 sandy beach along canal. Popular spot for watching ships passing through canal.

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