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The home, now used as a inn, sits on Point Independence in Wareham.

Wareham inn stands on point overlooking bay

The porch lining this yellow-stucco Victorian in Wareham is a primo spot to view the fireworks over Onset Bay.By John R. Ellement

location, location, location

// What is it like to live in Westwood?

The town’s proximity to major highways, coupled with its small-town feel, is a plus.

location, location, location

// What your money buys in Westwood

A sampling of homes for sale in Westwood includes an expanded Cape with a first-floor master suite and a Colonial with fireplaces in the living and family rooms.

// Give the garden some height with a DIY totem or tower

If your garden is missing something, perhaps it’s height, something you can achieve with a DIY tower.

// Pollinator pockets

Bees, whose numbers have declined dramatically in recent years, need pollen and nectar to survive.

// Make splashy garden and other keepsakes with mosaic stones

DIY mosaic stones add punch to a landscape and won’t fall victim to the wind.


Submit your project for Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Let Globe readers help you transform your space with their picks on everything from countertops to paint to window treatments.

Next door: Town comparison tool

Choose two Greater Boston communities and see how they stack up against each other.


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