Tag: Bridgewater

Bridgewater Received $944,000 from VDOT to Fund Dry River Road Project

Dry River Road, situated behind Marshall's Distribution Center, Shickel Corporation, and Perdue, connects the Town of Bridgewater with Route 257 heading west of Dayton and into Montezuma. This is a heavily traveled road for folks with a variety of transportation needs: vehicles, big rigs, buggies, tractors, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Though the speed limit is only 25 mph, it can prove quite dangerous with such heavy traffic on a "commute" route. Enter VDOT...

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Refreshing & Sweet: Bridgewater Staycation at Ashby Pool

Most people have driven past Ashby Recreation Area (ARA) -- known to many as "Ashby Pool" -- a thousand times without giving it a second thought. But I ask you to stop and consider the possibility of a sweet, refreshing spot for the whole family to hang out during the summer months. Tucked away off Mount Crawford Avenue in Bridgewater, drive up the private street and into a wide open space with peaceful countryside views adjacent to endless greenery. Behold, a fabulous little known members-only pool and recreation area that has been around for over fifty years.

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Area Parks: Oakdale Offers Something for Everyone in the Center of Bridgewater

Oakdale Park offers something for everyone. Fitness lovers can walk or jog on the loop and play soccer or ultimate frisbee in one of the many open spaces. If you want to enjoy a beautiful summer evening there are little league ball games almost every night of the week from April to June or open air concerts on the weekends. The two play sets offer fun for kids of all ages. Picnic shelters and open grassy spaces provide great party and group gathering areas. And the city-central location makes for easy access and enjoyment.

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The 4th El Charro Location in Bridgewater

El Charro has long been an area favorite for Mexican cuisine and a relaxed, casual dining atmosphere. It has been so popular that owners (and brothers) Juan and Roy Gallardo decided to open a new location in Bridgewater. Last January, they purchased the old Hardee’s building on the corner of Main...

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Bridgewater Oakwood Drive Construction Project

Another construction project in Bridgewater will begin this summer (the last major project in Bridgewater was on Dinkel Avenue, which is now on hold due to errors made by a subcontractor and repairs needing to be made…). This time, VDOT will be funding construction to Oakwood Drive, which is a...

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