Upcoming Weekend Concerts in the Tri-Town

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There’s plenty of opportunity to get out this weekend and check out one of three different concerts happening in the Tri-Town.  Check them out below! Sippican Choral Society Spring Concert The Sippican Choral Society will present its annual Spring Concert on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28. Both concerts will begin at 8:00 pm. Under the direction […] Read more »

Olga H. Sroczynski

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Olga H. Sroczynski, 90, of Taunton and Mattapoisett, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boston after a brief illness. Born in Taunton, she was the wife of the late Matt Sroczynski. She summered in Mattapoisett, residing at Crescent Beach during the 50′s and 60′s, and lived through Hurricane Carol in […] Read more »

Inn at Shipyard Park Granted Licenses

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After months of applications, hearings, and quite a bit of contention from local residents, Nils Johnson and Andrea Perry were granted entertainment and victualler licenses for the Inn At Shipyard Park, formerly the Kinsale Inn. The original public hearing was scheduled for Tuesday, but due to the crowd of concerned residents, which approached 100 people, […] Read more »

Students Take Their Education Global

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Thanks to technology, information is now ubiquitous. This presents a welcome challenge to educators who are looking to incorporate the use of technology more directly in the classroom. A few months ago, Kevin Tavares and his fourth graders at Old Hammondtown School in Mattapoisett built a website to share what they were learning with the […] Read more »

Scotlyn Adler Named Elks Student of the Year

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Each month, the Elks of Wareham Lodge No. 1548 recognizes one student at Old Rochester Regional High School for exhibiting qualities in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school, club and community service, industry and farming. By recommendation of ORR faculty and staff, October Elks student Scotlyn Adler received top recognition and […] Read more »

Lucille M. Renauld

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Lucille M. Renauld, 75, of Rochester, died Monday, April 23, 2012, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Henri H. Renauld. Born in Acushnet, a daughter of the late Antonio and Edna (Therien) Benoit, she had been an Acushnet resident until moving to Rochester 2 […] Read more »

Con Com Green Lights Driveway Paving

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The Marion Conservation Commission met on the evening of Wednesday, April 25 for their regular meeting.  During the session, they voted in favor of an RFD to pave the driveway at 114 Allens Point Road, with the condition that the homeowners do not use salt during the winter so as to minimize negative ecological impact […] Read more »

Sea Chantey Chorus To Visit Mattapoisett

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“We be three poor mariners Newly come from the seas We spend our lives in jeopardy While others live at ease Shall we go dance the round around around Shall we go dance the round around around” - English Mariner Song Harkening back to older times, the New Bedford Sea Chantey Chorus serenades audiences with […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Native to Compete in National Pageant

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You’ve seen them on TV looking glamorous and fabulous. Pageant queens come few and far between as it takes a rare type of woman to be able to master beauty, brains and talent. 23-year-old Kaelyn Serra of Mattapoisett has proven she has what it takes to master all three. Just three weeks ago, she was […] Read more »

Updated: Fuel Spill Causes Shellfish Closing

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Shellfishing has been closed in Nasketucket Bay due to a fuel spill. The area affected is all of Nasketucket Bay from Brandt Beach Avenue Westward. The cause of the spill is from a boat, which sank on Sunday night. The two people on board the vessel were rescued by the Coast Guard and air lifted […] Read more »