Sports Shorts

Old Rochester Boys and Girls Track – ORR Track continued their undefeated season with both the boys and the girls winning the SCC meet. There were many first places achieved by the Bulldogs, with Dan Donohue winning the 300 meter, Mike Wyman the mile, and David Friedman the 2-mile. For the girls, Ally Saccone placed […] Read more »

Fifty Years of ORR – The First Triad

When the first issue of Old Rochester Regional’s yearbook, the Triad, was being assembled, advertisements were needed to help with its’ cost.  The senior class of 1962 of Old Rochester canvassed the three towns for store ads to be included in the first issue of the Triad. In looking through our 1962 yearbook, it’s interesting […] Read more »

Concerns for Future Education

To the Editor,             Attention Families of Rochester Memorial School: I am the parent of a third grader who attends the Rochester Memorial School. I also serve on the RMS School Council. It was recently brought to my attention (and others) that our school stands to lose staff members—teachers and paraprofessionals because of dollar shortfalls […] Read more »

Thank you Ms. Marum

To the Editor, We want to express our appreciation to Marion resident Eileen Marum for advocating on behalf of senior citizens and appearing before the Fall River City Council recently to do so. Ms. Marum, president of the Bristol County Chapter of the Massachusetts Senior Action Council, voiced the concerns of all those appalled by […] Read more »

Marion Social Club Steak Dinner

The Marion Social Club is hosting a Steak Dinner on March 4. Doors open at 12 noon, meal will be served at 1:00 pm. The meal will consist of salad, steak, potato, vegetable, rolls, and desserts. Donation is $15; cut-off to obtain tickets is February 27. Contact club member, Brenda at 508-291-4062 for tickets and […] Read more »

Nasketucket Bird Club

The next meeting of the Nasketucket Bird Club will be on Thursday, February 23 at the Mattapoisett Public Library at 7:00 pm. This monthly meeting of the NBC will feature club member Arpad Lind as he shares some of his bird photography. We are also starting a feature every meeting where someone gives a short […] Read more »

UCCT FY13 Budget Hearings

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School will be holding a public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2013 budget at a special school committee meeting on February 27. The public hearing will begin at 6:15 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room at the school. A copy of the school’s budget may be viewed at the Office […] Read more »

Machacam Club

The Machacam Club will hold its March meeting on the March 7 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm, dinner at 6:00 pm. Our speaker this month will be Joseph Langlois, President of the Fort Rodman/Fort Tabor Historical Association. Our thanks go out to Mike Jennings and Dave Medeiros for […] Read more »

Tree and Plant Sale

The Plymouth County Conservation District will be holding its Annual Tree and Plant Sale on April 21 and 22, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday and 9:00 am to noon on Sunday, at 158 Tihonet Road, Wareham. Deadline to order is April 11. For a brochure call 508-295-5495 ext. 144 or check out […] Read more »

Ice and Cold Water Safety

Some of my favorite winter memories growing up were of skiing, sledding and playing ice hockey on a local pond with friends. Whether we were sliding across the ice with a pair of skates or only our winter boots, the excitement was nearly the same. The excitement one day however, turned to fear in an […] Read more »