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Who Is Bridgewater's Person of the Year in 2013?

Pope Francis is Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year'—who is Bridgewater's? You decide.

Patch file photo
Patch file photo
We're just weeks away from turning the page on 2013, a year in which we saw great accomplishments and, sadly, lost loved neighbors.

And just as Time Magazine named Pope Francis as its "Person of the Year" for 2013, we're asking you—our readers—to nominate a "Person of the Year" for 2013. 

We're looking for the person or group that captures the time or represents Bridgewater in 2013.  

Maybe it's a group of volunteers who undertook a project you enjoyed, or a neighbor who battled a long illness. Maybe it's a business that made a difference in the community too big to ignore. 

Or, maybe you want to honor someone posthumously. 

Consider the nomination period open right now. Post your thoughts in the comments section below. We won't have a vote-off unless it's too close to call, so the total number of nominations for a person, group or business on this thread will be our honoree.

We look forward to your nominations and, as always, thanks for your participation.
BWater Pop December 11, 2013 at 05:35 PM
The 2013 Bridgewater Girls Varsity Soccer Team. 1st ever State Championship playing in the toughest county and conference in the state. This team exhibited a sense of teamwork, commitment and heart that is seldom seen in sports these days and is a shining example for young athletes throughout our town.
Courtney Adams December 12, 2013 at 10:38 AM
Bradley garden rescue squad for all the hard work they do year aftet year
Linda Jeune Williams December 13, 2013 at 10:09 AM
Bradley Garden Rescue squad. For volunteering their time and service to help their fellow residents in need
Lynn Vitale December 13, 2013 at 10:11 AM
Station 34 - Green Knoll Volunteer Fire Department. For the "strength in your core" in all you do for our community - 24/7, 365 days a year! Thank You!
Kyle Williams December 13, 2013 at 11:14 AM
Bradley garde rescue squad
Michelle Walters December 13, 2013 at 12:01 PM
bradley garden rescue squad
York Eggert December 13, 2013 at 10:53 PM
BGRS!!!!
Mark Eggert December 14, 2013 at 10:39 AM
Bradley Garden Rescue squad!!
Linda Jeune Williams December 14, 2013 at 02:50 PM
Thank you Bradley Gardens Rescue Squad for your dedicated service.
Jacqueline Ernst December 14, 2013 at 04:07 PM
Thank You Bradley Gardens Rescue Squad
Maryann Sadorski-Freuler December 15, 2013 at 04:07 PM
Thank you Bradley Gardens rescue squad and fire department Bridgewater's best
Keri Garofalo December 15, 2013 at 06:18 PM
Bradley Garden Rescue squad for their VOLUNTEERED hours of service
Gale Jeune December 15, 2013 at 06:18 PM
Bradley Garden Rescue squad
Kerri Stig Ireland December 15, 2013 at 07:21 PM
Bradley Gardens Rescue Squad for all of their many hours of volunteer work!

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