Gateway Jr. Vikings Take First Round of Playoff

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The Gateway Jr. Vikings ice hockey team took the first round of the playoffs with a 5-0 victory over Oliver Ames Sunday night in Foxboro. Two goals in the first period took them out to an early lead. First goal was from Sean Fagan assisted by Stephen Toal and Mike Houdelette. Matt St.John then added […] Read more »

Endangered Wildlife of Massachusetts

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Did you know there are currently at least 11 endangered species of animals in Marion?  On Wednesday March 21st the Marion Natural History Museum’s afterschool group learned a little about the rare and endangered species of Massachusetts thanks to dedicated wildlife ecologist Jennifer Carlino.  Many thanks to Jennifer for her time and expertise! Read more »

ORR Athletic Reunion

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The Old Rochester Athletic Hall of Fame is sponsoring its annual Athletic Reunion on Saturday, March 31 at the Reservation Gold Club. The free event is open to all who are currently or were involved in the sports program at Old Rochester. The relaxed evening will give alumni, current athletes, and parents an opportunity to […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Bake Sale

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On Saturday, March 31, the Rochester Historical Society will be having a spring bake sale. Members will be selling everything from cookies to brownies, cakes and cupcakes at the Historical Society Museum, at 355 County Road from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Historical Society was founded in 1967 as a way to promote and […] Read more »

Rochester Candidates “Meet and Greet”

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The Joseph H. Plumb Library in Rochester is a great resource tool in the Tri-Town area, and on Saturday, March 24, local residents were able to gain a plethora of information, but it wasn’t through books or computers. Several candidates running in the town elections stopped by the library, with coffee and pastries, for a […] Read more »

Richard S. Marchisio, Jr.

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Richard S. Marchisio, Jr., 49, of Rochester died suddenly Wednesday, March 21, 2012. He was the husband of the late Nancy (Harrington) Marchisio and loving father of Sarah Rea and Christian Deane, both of Rochester, and nephew of John and Gabrielle Deane of Westchester, PA. He is also survived by his companion and pal, Jacquelyn […] Read more »

Isabelle E. (Houston) Smart

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Isabelle E. (Houston) Smart, “Gram”, 93, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Royal of Fairhaven surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Robert Smart. Born in Haverhill, on November 18th, 1918, she was the daughter of the late William & Julia Houston. Isabelle graduated from Arlington High […] Read more »

Louise (Teixeira) Barros

Louise (Teixeira) Barros, 84, of Marion died on Monday, March 20, 2012 at the Royal Cape Cod Nursing and Rehab. Center in Buzzards Bay. She was the widow of the late Christian Andrews and Harry L. Barros. A lifelong resident of Marion, Louise was the daughter of the late Emilio and Louise Teixeira. She was […] Read more »

Carroll (Merch) Francis Chase

Carroll (Merch) Francis Chase, 86, of Marion died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 after a brief illness. She was the widow of Russell W. Chase. Born in Boston, MA, Carroll was the daughter of the late William F. and Ethal (Raymond) Merchant. She is survived by a brother Robert Merchant of Florida and sister Patricia Grogan […] Read more »

Beverly Morgan Crampton

Beverly Morgan Crampton, aged 62 years, of Mattapoisett, died unexpectedly, at home on Sun. March 18, 2012. She was born in Middleboro, daughter of the late William A and Anna M (Norlander) Crampton. She was a graduate of Apponequet Regional High School, and the University of Bridgewater. Survivors include a brother, Byron and his wife […] Read more »