Photos: Clay Doves for World Economic Forum

Tua Shaw, 11, at right and Will Drebitko, 12, at center, work with Miranda Thomas to create clay doves. (Rick Russell Photo) BRIDGEWATER – Local ceramic artist Miranda Thomas has been invited to attend and demonstrate her craft at the 48th Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23-26. The World Economic Forum is […]

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Bridgewater Formalizes School Committee

BRIDGEWATER – Select Board members gave their nod to formalizing two committees Tuesday afternoon, one reflecting the future of the old Bridgewater Village School and the other, the town Fire Department building.
A handful of members of a group concerned about the future of the old Bridgewater Village School were on hand to request the board’s approval for their ratification.

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Over 60 Discuss Bridgewater School Building’s Future

Over 60 people, spilling out the front door of the Southgate House, were on hand at Tuesday afternoon’s Select Board meeting to hear a presentation given by a group concerned about the future of the old Bridgewater Village School.
Local residents and spokespeople Joni Kennedy, Brian Bontrager, Hank Smith, and Collen Doyle – among others – urged the board to reconsider tearing down the building.

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Photos: Annual Bridgewater Celebration

Leanna Breon, 4, tries on a fire helmet at the Bridgewater Celebration on August 19. (Rick Russell Photo) The Bridgewater Fire Department held its annual celebration with games, a barbecue and fireworks to end the night. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the August 24, 2017 print edition of the […]

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Wesley Frost, Celebrates 100, Recalls Life of Hard Work

For Wesley Frost, who will turn 100 on July 25, the secret to longevity seems to be hard work.
“Good, hard work never hurt nobody,” Frost says. “I was still working until I came here,” he adds referring to his move last September from the Bridgewater Corners home he built himself in 1957 to the Mertens House in Woodstock.

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Long Trail Century Ride Boosts Adaptive Sports

In his other life, Dr. Charles Lynn had been into cars and had driven everything from a Model T Ford to an Indy race car. He also restored old cars and still loves to talk about the time a stranger asked to try out one of his custom cars while parked at a show; he found out later the stranger he let test drive the car was Bruce Springsteen.

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Janet Hoisington Obituary, 66

QUICKSBURG, Virginia — A graveside service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Bridgewater on Gold Coast Road on July 1 at 1 p.m. for Janet Louise Austin Hoisington who died May 2 after battling ALS (Lou Gerhig Disease) for four years. A gathering will be held after at the grange hall in Bridgewater […]

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Photos: Long Trail Century Ride, 2017

Double amputee Andrew Batesman of Providnce Rhode Island helps Lindsey Runkel of Westport Connecticut transfer from a wheelchair to her bike in the parking lot at the Long Trail Century Ride event. (Rick Russell Photo) The Long Trail Century ride is a Vermont Adaptive fundraiser put on by Long Trail Brewery in Bridgewater that offer […]

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