Pembroke, Massachusetts

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Pembroke is a historic town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.wikipedia
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Duxbury, Massachusetts

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The area was once a part of Duxbury, before incorporating as a separate town in 1712, and was ultimately named for the town of Pembroke, Wales, the name of Brookfield being rejected because it was already in use by the town in Worcester County that still bears this name. Pembroke is bordered by Norwell to the north, Marshfield to the northeast, Duxbury to the east, Kingston to the southeast, Plympton to the south, Halifax to the southwest, Hanson to the west, and Hanover to the northwest.
Duxbury, which originally included land that is now Pembroke, was incorporated in 1637.

Massachusett

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Up until that time, the Wampanoag and the Massachusett were the only residents, fishing and farming along the rivers; they called the area Mattakeesett, which means "place of much fish", because of the annual springtime run of herring in the local rivers.
To the south of what is now Pembroke and Bridgwater, the Massachusett came into contact with northern tribes of the Wampanoag, which like the Pawtucket, were also speakers of a Massachusett dialect.

Hanson, Massachusetts

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The town took its current form in 1820, when the western half of town known as the "West Parish" was separated and incorporated as Hanson. Pembroke is bordered by Norwell to the north, Marshfield to the northeast, Duxbury to the east, Kingston to the southeast, Plympton to the south, Halifax to the southwest, Hanson to the west, and Hanover to the northwest.
Hanson was first settled in 1632 as the western parish of Pembroke.

Plymouth County, Massachusetts

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Pembroke is a historic town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.
The current Commissioners are Chairman Sandra M. Wright (R- Bridgewater), Gregory M. Hanley (D- Pembroke), and Daniel A. Pallotta (R- Hanover).

Norwell, Massachusetts

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It was along the same river, on the Norwell side, that the Columbia, namesake of the Columbia River in Oregon, was launched. Pembroke is bordered by Norwell to the north, Marshfield to the northeast, Duxbury to the east, Kingston to the southeast, Plympton to the south, Halifax to the southwest, Hanson to the west, and Hanover to the northwest.
Located on the South Shore of Massachusetts, Norwell is bordered by Hanover and Rockland on the west, Pembroke on the south, Marshfield and Scituate on the east and northeast, and Hingham on the north.

South Shore (Massachusetts)

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Pembroke is a South Shore–suburb of the Boston metropolitan area.

Hanover, Massachusetts

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The E. H. Clapp rubber works, initiated on the Hanover side of the Indian Head River in 1871, expanded in 1873 to the Pembroke side of the river. Pembroke is bordered by Norwell to the north, Marshfield to the northeast, Duxbury to the east, Kingston to the southeast, Plympton to the south, Halifax to the southwest, Hanson to the west, and Hanover to the northwest.
It is bordered by Norwell to the north and east, Pembroke and Hanson to the south, and Rockland to the west and northwest.

Marshfield, Massachusetts

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Pembroke is bordered by Norwell to the north, Marshfield to the northeast, Duxbury to the east, Kingston to the southeast, Plympton to the south, Halifax to the southwest, Hanson to the west, and Hanover to the northwest.
Marshfield is bordered by Massachusetts Bay to the east, Duxbury to the south and southeast, Pembroke to the west, Norwell to the northwest, and Scituate to the north and northeast.

Indian Head River

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The E. H. Clapp rubber works, initiated on the Hanover side of the Indian Head River in 1871, expanded in 1873 to the Pembroke side of the river.
The river then flows east along the Hanover-Pembroke border.

Silver Lake (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

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The southern half is dominated by several ponds and Silver Lake, where the towns of Pembroke, Kingston, Plympton and Halifax come together.
Silver Lake is a 640 acre lake in Pembroke, Kingston, and Plympton, Massachusetts, south of Route 27 and east of Route 36.

Halifax, Massachusetts

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Pembroke is bordered by Norwell to the north, Marshfield to the northeast, Duxbury to the east, Kingston to the southeast, Plympton to the south, Halifax to the southwest, Hanson to the west, and Hanover to the northwest. In 1952, Pembroke was a founding community of the Silver Lake Regional School District, along with Kingston, Halifax, Carver and Plympton.
Halifax is bordered by Hanson to the north, Pembroke to the northeast, Plympton to the southeast, Middleborough to the southwest, and Bridgewater and East Bridgewater to the west.

Greater Boston

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Pembroke is a South Shore–suburb of the Boston metropolitan area.

Massachusetts Route 27

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The town's other state routes include Routes 14, 27, 36, 53 and 139.
It heads northwest towards Brockton, passing through Pembroke, Hanson, East Bridgewater and Whitman.

Kingston, Massachusetts

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Pembroke is bordered by Norwell to the north, Marshfield to the northeast, Duxbury to the east, Kingston to the southeast, Plympton to the south, Halifax to the southwest, Hanson to the west, and Hanover to the northwest. In 1952, Pembroke was a founding community of the Silver Lake Regional School District, along with Kingston, Halifax, Carver and Plympton.
Kingston is bordered by the town of Pembroke to the north, Duxbury to the northeast, Plymouth to the south, Carver to the southwest, and Plympton to the west.

Plympton, Massachusetts

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Pembroke is bordered by Norwell to the north, Marshfield to the northeast, Duxbury to the east, Kingston to the southeast, Plympton to the south, Halifax to the southwest, Hanson to the west, and Hanover to the northwest. In 1952, Pembroke was a founding community of the Silver Lake Regional School District, along with Kingston, Halifax, Carver and Plympton.
Plympton is bordered by Halifax to the northwest, Pembroke to the north, Kingston to the northeast, Carver to the southeast, and Middleborough to the southwest.

Plymouth, Massachusetts

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Pembroke is approximately 12 mi east of Brockton, 13 mi northwest of Plymouth, and 27 mi southeast of Boston.
The town is represented in the Massachusetts Senate as a part of the Plymouth and Barnstable district, which also includes Bourne, Falmouth, Kingston, Pembroke, and Sandwich.

North River (Massachusetts Bay)

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The northern half is dominated by the rivers and streams of the area, flowing through thick forests which once provided the lumber for the North River's shipbuilding industry.
The North River forms the boundary between the towns of Norwell and Pembroke, Massachusetts, and downstream, the boundary between Scituate and Marshfield.

Massachusetts Route 53

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The town's other state routes include Routes 14, 27, 36, 53 and 139.
It passes through the southwestern part of that town before meeting Route 14 just over the line into Pembroke.

Massachusetts Route 139

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There is an exit from Route 3 in the town, which also grants access to Marshfield along Route 139.
After the brief concurrency with Route 28 in Randolph, the highway heads in a generally east-southeasterly direction through Holbrook, the extreme southwest corner of Weymouth, the North Abington section of Abington, Rockland, Hanover, the northern edge of Pembroke, and Marshfield.

Silver Lake Regional High School

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In 1952, Pembroke was a founding community of the Silver Lake Regional School District, along with Kingston, Halifax, Carver and Plympton.
From 1955 to 2004, the Silver Lake Regional School District included the town of Pembroke, Massachusetts.

Vinny deMacedo

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The town is represented by Senator Viriato "Vinny" deMacedo in the Massachusetts Senate as a part of the Plymouth and Barnstable District, which includes Bourne, Falmouth, Kingston, Plymouth, Plympton, and Sandwich.
Viriato Manuel Pereira de Macedo (born October 16, 1965 ), also popularly known as Vinny deMacedo, is a Cape Verdean American politician, and is the Massachusetts State Senator for the Plymouth and Barnstable District in the Massachusetts Senate, which comprises the communities of Bourne, Falmouth, Kingston, Pembroke, Plymouth, and Sandwich.

Massachusetts Route 14

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The town's other state routes include Routes 14, 27, 36, 53 and 139.
It passes into Pembroke between Oldham Pond and Furnace Pond before passing through the center of town.

Massachusetts Route 36

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The town's other state routes include Routes 14, 27, 36, 53 and 139.
The highway runs near Silver Lake to the west and crosses Route 27 before ending at Route 14 just south of Pembroke Center.

Dave Shea (sportscaster)

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An avid golfer, Shea lives in Pembroke, Massachusetts, with his wife, Pam, sons Brendan, Christopher, Timothy, and Daniel, and daughter Jillian.