Sunday, September 30, 2012

Warrant for Special Town Meeting - Monday, October 1, 2012

The Special Town Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, October 1 at 7 p.m. at the MIddleborough High School in the Wayne Caron Auditorium. Please open link below for Special Town Meeting Warrant.

Warrant for Special Town Meeting - Monday, October 1, 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Soup & Bowl Fundraiser at Soule Homestead

Saturday, October 6 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Thanks to all who made last year's event so successful! Because of the positive support we received last year we decided to run this fundraiser again! The event will feature good food and beautiful pottery. Participants choose a bowl to take home from dozens of beautiful hand-crafted and/or hand-painted bowls. Bowl prices start at $10. Lunch includes a cup of soup, fresh bread, and a drink. For more information on this event please contact Laurie Amberman at 508-947-6744 or email her at

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Middleborough Through the Ages

Miss Marilyn Thayer, retired Children's Librarian will be signing her newly release Middleborough Through the Ages this Sunday from 1 - 3 at the Library. The publication of this title has been funded by the Middleborough Cultural Council and the Friends of the Middleborough Public Library. The Friends will be hosting a reception in Marilyn's honor to celebrate her achievement. This labor of love was initiated by her 20 years of experience helping the children of Middleborough learn about our Town while working at the Library.

Also on Sunday Afternoon, the Trustees will be hosting an Open House to highlight the services of the Library. Everyone who attends will receive a chance on a door prize. Those who register for a first - time library card will receive a second chance.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Hydrant Flushing at Barden Hill Water Tower

 Hydrant flushing will take place Monday September 17, 2012 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Beginning at Barden Hill water tower, continuing in the area off of Fairview Street, East Grove Street out towards South Main Street towards Lakeville, Bridge Street.  Wood Street at Wareham, including area of Acorn, Rachael’s Ct. heading south on East Grove towards Wareham Street.  You may experience discolored water during this time.  Please use caution when driving in the area.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Cranberry Cookbook Contest

Cookbook author Yolanda Lodi will be at Trucchi’s new location in Middleborough, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, signing copies of Make It Better With Cranberries Cookbook 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012

Scholarship Pig Roast

Please come out for a great meal and show your support for the Scholarship Fund!! Annual Pig Roast is this Sunday, September 9th at 1:00pm at the Middleboro Elks. There will be Raffles, $1 Draft beers, Great Food, etc. Tickets are available behind the bar (Ask a Bartender) and will also be available that day at the door. Cost is $20 and all proceeds go directly to the Scholarship Fund.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Elks National Foundation “Most Valuable Student” Scholarship

The Massachusetts Elks Association is pleased to announce its 2012-2013 academic year Most Valuable Student Scholarship program sponsored by the Elks National Foundation. Through the Most Valuable Student Scholarship program, established in 1933, the Elks National Foundation has helped thousands of students who need financial assistance to fulfill their dreams of attending college. MVS scholars are outstanding students who are at or near the top of their class, active in school and community activities, and recognized as leaders by their peers. Students will be judged on Scholarship, Leadership and Financial Need and is available to any high school senior who is a U.S. Citizen.

The ENF awards $2,296,000 annually in MVS scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide, (19 in Massachusetts). The first- and second-place awards are the largest scholarships provided by any major fraternal or service organization.

Male and Female students compete separately for identical awards. Below is a chart of the national awards.

2 First-Place Awards of $60,000 ($15,000/yr)

2 Second-Place Awards of $40,000 ($10,000/yr)

2 Jack London Third-Place Awards of $20,000 ($5,000/yr)

2 Fourth-Place Awards of $16,000 ($4,000/yr)

2 Fifth-Place Awards of $12,000 ($3,000/yr)

4 Sixth-Place Awards of $10,000 ($2,500/yr)

4 Seventh-Place Awards of $8,000 ($2,000/yr)

482 Runners-Up Awards of $4,000 ($1,000/yr)

Massachusetts also has a total of 72 one-time $800 awards. Last year the Massachusetts Elks Association granted a total of $141,600 to graduating seniors through this program.

Applications are available beginning September 1, 2012 from your local Elks Lodge, or online at Applications must be submitted on or before the deadline of December 7, 2012 to the Elks Lodge closest to the student’s permanent U.S. residence regardless of distance. The selection of winners begins at the local Lodge level and continues through the district, state association, and national judging.

If you have any questions, please contact Joseph F. Neale, Massachusetts State Chairman, at

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Volunteer Work Day

Saturday, September 8 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Join us as we spruce up the grounds at Soule Homestead for the upcoming Harvest Fair & Joe Davies Folk Festival. Many hands make light work and we'd love to have your help for an hour or two. Please call the office or send us an email to let us know that you will be participating.

Soule Homestead Harvest Fair & Joe Davies Folk Festival

21st Annual Soule Homestead
Harvest Fair & Joe Davies Folk Festival
Saturday, September 15th - 10am to 5pm
Sunday, September 16th - 11am to 5pm 
Two days of family fun, music and food to celebrate the fall harvest with activities for all ages. Admission is $7.00 per person; children under age 6 are free; one (1) FREE admission per membership and new members can join at the admission booth. FREE PARKING!

NEW! APPLE PIE BAKING CONTEST: Pie bakers are invited to submit their best apple pie with recipe to the Soule Homestead Harvest Fair Apple Pie Contest. Pies should be brought to the fair by Sunday 12 Noon! Winners will be announced at 1pm. First prize will be a family membership to the Soule Homestead for one year and a 25 pound bag of apples. Second and Third prizes will be decorative ceramic apple baking dishes. Call 508-947-6744 for more information. 

A full schedule of activities and list of performers is available on our website