Congratulations Seniors!

We are thrilled to present the B-R Senior Stroll, showcasing the achievements and memorable moments of the Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School Class of 2024. This special video highlights the journey and celebrations of our graduating seniors.

Video Courtesy of the Raynham Channel
Historical Tidbit:

Back in the early 1900's, going to the store was not a very common practice. Twice a week the grocery man would travel around town in the morning with his horse and wagon, visiting every home, and take orders for the dry goods that were needed. It would have been an item that the homeowner could not grow or raise themselves such as flour, coffee, tea, etc. That afternoon he would return to each home with their delivery.
 
The butcher usually came once a week. He would have a large drawer on the back of the wagon where the meat was kept and would cut what you wanted from the meat he carried that day. He would also take an order if he didn't have what you wanted.
 
Respectfully Submitted: Sue Basile
Photo Courtesy Of: Wikipedia Commons: David and Harry Silverman, Typical Fruit Peddlers, circa 1920s· 
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TOWN HALL
Town Clerk
508-824-2700
Treasurer/Collector 
508-824-2702
Assessors    508-824-2704
Selectmen        508-824-2707
Building Dept.       508-824-2708
Board of Health      508-824-2766
Planning         508-824-2745
Veterans Service Officer 508-828-4527

Public Library
508-823-1344

Council on Aging
508-824-2740
COA

Food Pantry
2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
9 - 11a
494 Church St, Raynham
774-406-5612
Congratulations!
Margaret Samuelson
won a $15 gift certificate to Pinches & Pounds
Candy Store Rt 18, Whitman

Bee sure to play our historical Tidbit Trivia Game at the bottom of this newsletter.

Enter for this week's prize of
a 45-minute Reiki Treatment with
Jacquelyn Rose healingstartshere.net
June Board of Selectmen Meetings
Tuesday, June 11, 25 2024 - 7:00pm
Town Hall
558 South Main St., Raynham,
Outdoor Classroom &
Garden Club
@ Raynham Middle School
Thurs June 6
Tue June 11
from 2:40 - 4 pm
Raynham Lions Club Installs Memorial Day Flags
Friday May 17, Lions helped by planting hundreds of flags in front of the First Congregational Church, as well as long the intersection of South and North Main Street at Rt.104.
Thumbs up to Lions Judy Wainwright, Jackie Blake and Heidi Carreiro for following the Lions Motto: We Serve.
Reposted from Raynham Lions FB
Board of Selectmen
May 28, 2024
Video Courtesy of The Raynham Channel
Raynham Memorial Day Parade
Video Courtesy of The Raynham Channel
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Berwick Boys Foundation
Calling all 12 through 15-year-old boys! Looking for an exciting 6-week adventure in Maine?

Camp is July 7-Aug 17, 2024
All forms due by June 30, 2024
Cost $900, limited scholarships available (508) 586-0059


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Summer Game Nights
Tuesday, June 11th at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, July 9th 5:30 pm -7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 13th 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
(Singo at Night)
Raynham Council on Aging
 2215 King Philip Street, Raynham, MA
This night is informal and participant's will choose
what game/games to play.
Climate Can Do:
How Can I Help?

For those readers who would like to be actively involved in keeping our environment livable for future generations, here are a few suggestions:

350Mass.org join or create a local working group for a just, equitable and clean energy economy in Massachusetts


Creation Care United Methodist Church or other initiative in your faith community

Mothers Out Front showing up to protect our children

Extinction Rebellion/ (XR) and / or the Boston Red Rebel Brigade: international nonviolent mobilization including civil disobedience and performance art to raise awareness and demand action.

As always, check in with your community's Trails, Open Space, Outdoor or Conservation Commissions or the Taunton River Watershed Alliance to have impact locally.
  We are all in this together, we've only got one planet! Thank you for all you are doing. Keep up the good work!

Written by J. Rose
Together, we can make a difference by taking action to live sustainably. Let's empower ourselves to create a better future for our planet, one step at a time.
Juneteenth Celebration
Family-Friendly Juneteenth Event in Bridgewater! Entertainment, food, vendors, and speakers.
Bring your chairs & enjoy the day!

Sat, June 22 (Rain date: June 23)
University Park at BSU, 1 to 6 PM
Free Parking: For GPS, use
351 Great Hill Drive


Questions? Email us
Grants Rental
We Have the Equipment You Need to Get the Job Done!

Tables, Chairs & Tents for your Parties!


10 Bedford Park, Bridgewater

(508) 279-0950


Sons of the American Legion BBQ
Sat June 22
1-5p
291 Mill St Raynham
Saturday June 22nd come down and join us for our annual BBQ, tickets are on sale at Post 405 (291 Mill) and must be purchased by June 15, 2024. Info: (508) 880-9788
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B-P Varsity Girls Lacrosse
May 22, 2024
South Shore Tech at Bristol Plymouth
Massachusetts Travel Study - Tell Us How You Get Around!

Help us understand the changing needs of Massachusetts. Download the survey smartphone app, rMove, and log in with your access code. Call us toll-free to complete the survey: 1-833-312-7577. Just go about your life. rMove will log your travel and ...

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Murder on the 518
"The Raynham Middle School Drama Club recently performed Murder on the 518. This murder mystery play took the audience on a wild ride! Great job to the cast on a great performance and for all the hard work that went into making this show possible!"

WEEKLY TRIVIA GAME

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Historical Tidbit Question:
How often did the butcher wagon come around?

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On June 5, 2024, before 2p, we will randomly pick a winner from the correct answers.
The Buzz Around is brought to you this week by: Jamie Puhi, Jacquelyn Rose & Greg Venezia.
Permission to Daydream

The human brain is highest functioning when it has varied stimulus. Sometimes it's problem solving, sometimes task driven; and sometimes creative. We each have our own personal balance of physical movement and brain work, and let's not forget those emotional and spiritual needs that keep us connected and help us envision and imagine... getting the right cocktail to keeps us healthy, joyful, fulfilled and finding solutions.

When summer calls with its warm days, sunshine, flowers, birds chirping and breeze. I swear I can smell ocean spray mixed with the sweet florals on that breeze.

So... about 2 pm each day, I give myself permission to daydream, to take a break and take a walk; to smell the flowers and the breeze.

Be kind to yourself.

Life is not a sprint, it is a marathon. Doing things well takes continuous effort. But we are not machines, and need to give ourselves grace.
Permission to daydream... granted.
~ Jacquie
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