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New dates added for Public Ghost Tours at the Oliver Estate

New dates added for public Ghost Tours at the Oliver Estate Two new dates for public ghost tours at the Oliver Estate have been added. The tours will take place Saturday August 5th and Saturday September 2nd at 6:00 pm. at the Oliver Estate 445 Plymouth St. Middleboro, MA. The price is $20 pp and tickets can be purchased at www.discovermiddleborough.eventbrite.com During this hour and a half event, you will learn about all the history surrounding the historic Oliver Estate from the Revolutionary War to present day. Our volunteers will show you through the house and share with you a... Read More

Middleborough Council on Aging Volunteer Drivers Needed MEALS ON WHEELS Drivers

Middleborough Council on AgingVolunteer Drivers NeededMEALS ON WHEELS DRIVERSOne day a week or more.The Council on Aging needs volunteer drivers, Monday through Friday from 9:30 to 12:30 to deliver hot meals to the homebound. Training provided and reimbursement for mileage. CORI required. Call the COA at 508-946-2490 for more information or to apply.

First Annual Middleborough Paracon June 24th

Catch the wave of Ghost Hunting and the Paranormal in Middleborough as the town gears up for the First Annual Middleborough Paracon to be held outside at the Middleborough Town Hall 10 Nickerson Avenue on Saturday June 24th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is FREE! Join us and mingle among the various vendors which include food form Bob Boo Qued , the COA and Bar Tending Service of New England’s Beer Garden; paranormal investigation displays from Spectral Forces, Unexplained Paranormal Research, The Plymouth Night Tour and Greenville Paranormal Res. You can also shop clothing,... Read More

NRP Productions "Taming of the Shrew" Auditions Director's Character Descriptions

NEMASKET RIVER PRODUCTIONS Open Auditions at rehearsal studio: 11B North Main Street (Rt 105) Middleboro,MA Taming of the Shrew (abridged) by William ShakespeareDirected by Andrew Child There will be an emphasis on the physicality of the actors therefore auditioners must be able to move easily. Sunday, May 21st 7pm and Monday, May 22nd 7pm Show dates: August 11,12,13,18,19,20 7pm Outdoor setting at historical site KATHARINA: (W) The titular shrew. Strong-willed and overtly opinionated. Katharina Minola is the feisty, beautiful eldest daughter of the rich... Read More

Oliver Estate 2017 Tour Schedule

As we enter the 2nd season at the Historic Oliver Estate 445 Plymouth St. Middleborough, MA, activity abounds. We are far into restoration of the house with grants from the Massachusetts Historical Commission, the Cultural Facilities Fund, the Favrot Foundation and Our local CPC. We also have a full season of events scheduled for everyone.  Whether it’s history, ghosts or nature that you love, the Oliver Estate has something to offer to everyone. Here is a list of events for October that you’re sure to enjoy.  Public Ghost Tours - check back for an updated listing of... Read More
Festival of Lights Thank You

Thank You for coming to the 3rd Annual Festival of Lights!

A huge thank you, thank you, thank you to our 9,132 guests (and our many amazing volunteers and supporters!) that attended the 3rd Annual Festival of Lights at the KOA Campground in Middleborough, December 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th. A great time was had by all! Happy Holidays! We hope to see you again next year!To see our 3rd Annual Festival of Lights photo album (photos by Middleborough Tourism Committee Member Glenn Montapert with contributions by Bud Morton/The Middleboro Gazette/SCMG and guests), visit Our Facebook Page hereTo share your photos and memories with us email us at... Read More

Middleborough's Oliver Estate featured on TLC's "Paranormal Lockdown"

If you missed it, you can rewatch the episode featuring The Oliver Estate HEREMiddleborough's town-owned building the Oliver Estate is schedule to be on TLC's "Paranormal Lockdown" December 30th 2016 at 9pm ET. If you have been to one of our Ghost Tours or have ever wanted to go, now is the time to tune in and watch what goes bump in the night there. Look for more Ghost Tours starting up in 2017. To kkep up with all that is going on at The Oliver Estate, like our FaceBook pages "Discover Middleborough" or "The Oliver House" for upcoming events.

Legion members meet with Mass. State Archives staff on WW2 poster preservation

The Oliver Estate will be opening for tours for the first time ever on April 9 and 10 during the Herring Festival.Article courtesy of The Middleboro Gazette...By Bob LessardLegion Post 64 HistorianPosted Jan. 8, 2016 at 11:21 AMMIDDLEBORO — Four elected members of Middleboro’s Simeon L. Nickerson American Legion Post 64 WW2 poster committee traveled to Boston on Friday, December 31, 2015 to meet with staff of the Massachusetts State Archives to discuss methods for protecting the posters. Participating in the trip were Paul Provencher, Al Edwards, David Singer and Bob Lessard. Fifth... Read More
Middleborough Festival of Lights

Middleborough Tourism Committee Announces Dates for Second Annual Festival of Lights

The Middleborough (MA) Tourism Committee is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Festival of Lights will be held Saturday December 12, Sunday Dec. 13, Saturday Dec.19 and Sunday Dec. 20 from 4pm-9pm daily at the KOA Campground located at 438 Plymouth Street, Middleborough, MA. Attendees can drive through and view thousands of lights. Refreshments will also be available. There will also be a cabin decorating contest. Admission is only $1 per vehicle. Special Guest: Santa Claus (You might even see The Grinch)! For more information visit ww.... Read More

2nd Annual Haunted Town Hall Ghost Tours October 30-31

MIDDLEBOROUGH: The Middleborough Tourism Committee's Haunted Town Hall Ghost Tours are back! Back by popular demand the Tourism Committee is extending this spooky event to 2 nights, October 30 and 31, 7pm-10:30pm. This is a child friendly event where you walk through the town hall from the basement prison cells to the ever ghost active second floor ballroom. Take as many pictures as you want and see what you can capture. Sure to be a fun time had by all. Admission is $5 and reservations are encouraged. Walk ins will take preference during the first hour and all other walk ins will be added to... Read More

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