Powder Puff Football at ORR

ORR held its annual Powder Puff football game on Tuesday, November 20.    Girls from the junior and senior classes played full-field flag football under the lights in front of an excited crowd.  ORRHS Principal Mike Devoll (in shorts) and Athletic Director Bill Tilden acted as referees during the one-hour game.  Check out these photos […] Read more »

In-School Production Leaves a Mark

As the 108 students who were involved with the production of Romeo and Juliet settle into life after production week, students react to an up-close look into Shakespeare. All students read Romeo and Juliet during their freshman year, but seeing it on the stage can be much more fulfilling. Students as well as teachers are […] Read more »

Sandy Relief Heads to NY

On Friday, November 16, members of the Mattapoisett Lions Club packed a moving truck full of food and supplies and drove them down to Queens, NY to distribute them to victims of Hurricane Sandy.  Nick’s Pizza, Oxford Creamery, Mattapoisett Chowder House, On the Go and Panino’s all donated soups and hot dogs to be served […] Read more »

Tabor Runners Finish Season Strong

The cross country team has been exceptionally successful this season, and over the past couple weeks, three Tabor runners were rewarded for their times. On November 10, Senior Hunter Patrick, Junior Hiroshi Nakajima and Sophomore Julia O’Rourke each finished in the Top 20 at the New England Championships in Hebron, ME. This helped them qualify […] Read more »


To the Editor: A big thank you is extended to the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School eighth graders and their parents and volunteers for continuing the tradition of serving Thanksgiving Dinner to Tri-Town senior citizens despite the lack of teacher participation. Seniors look forward to this grand event every November and appreciate all the […] Read more »

St. Anthony of Padua Christmas Fair

On Saturday, December 1 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm, members of St. Anthony’s and St. Rita’s parishes will host the 47th Annual Christmas Fair at St. Anthony’s on Barstow Street in Mattapoisett to benefit the parish and scholarship fund. Stop by for some Christmas cheer, treats and unique gifts for those on your “Nice” […] Read more »

SWC Holiday House Tour and Tea

The Sippican Women’s Club presents the 26th Annual Holiday House Tour and Tea from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, December 8. Proceeds from the Holiday House Tour are used for annual scholarship awards to area students, graduating seniors and college students. The tour begins at the club’s Handy’s Tavern, 152 Front Street in […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Weekend Update

• Mites 1: The Gateway Mites 1 team faced their toughest opponent yet this season, but triumphed over the Falmouth White team to continue their undefeated season. All three lines played a strong game — scoring, defending and hustling to the puck. Kaden Schultz, Tyler Kelly and Chace Guinen put forth really strong efforts. Many […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Christmas Caroling

Join in the fun on Saturday, December 1 at 3:00 pm for an afternoon of caroling through the town. Adults and children accompanied by adults are welcome to meet with members of the Mattapoisett Historical Society in the Children’s Room at the Library at 3:00 pm. We will then carol our way around town, stopping […] Read more »

Marion Fireworks Committee Donations

Marion Fireworks are returning in 2013! This can only happen with generous donations from the community. A letter will be sent to local residents during the first week of December. Any donation you make is tax deductible and would be greatly appreciated. Donations are accepted at any time. Please make your checks payable to Marion […] Read more »