Rochester Women’s Club Wraps Up Good Year

With its Annual Meeting on May 2 and the Scholarship Dance on May 4, the Rochester Women’s Club wrapped up an active and successful year. At the Annual Meeting, outgoing president Marsha Hartley recapped activities and events of the year including sponsoring the Rochester Girl Scout troop, hosting a brunch honoring local veterans on Armed […] Read more »

ORR Yearbook Club Fundraiser

Join the ORR Yearbook Club for a carwash, raffle and bake sale on May 26, 1:00 to 4:00 pm, at the Mattapoisett Fire Station. The cost is $5. While you’re waiting, take a chance at our raffle table to win great prizes from our local businesses, or check out our bake sale for lots of […] Read more »

The Magic of Therapy Dogs

It’s a little too soon to be certain, but I think everything’s going to work out just fine. It isn’t easy caring for a baby at this stage in life. Just the lack of sleep alone is draining. Not to mention the constant movement, the bending, lifting, walking, and reaching of it all. This is […] Read more »

Shipyard Park Concert

It’s a windy wet day but it didn’t dampen the spirits of the musicians at Shipyard Park. The Junior High band and Chorus entertained the masses through the gusts and mist for a grand kick off to the summer concert season. Photos by Paul Lopes Read more »

Projects Aplenty

Engineers Susan Nilson of CLE and Dave Davignon of Schneider and Associates could have been appointed honorary members during Wednesday night’s Marion Conservation Commission meeting, each spending significant time at the table representing multiple applicants. And each got what they came for. Nilson’s clients – Jonathan Howland of Lot 19 Point Road and John Kelly […] Read more »

Bertrand D. Allain, Jr.

Bertrand D. Allain, Jr., 63, 0f Mattapoisett died May 22, 2013 at home after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). He was the husband of Janet (Lawless) Allain. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Bertrand D. and Marie Jacqueline (Brodeur) Allain, he lived in Acushnet and New Bedford before moving […] Read more »

William K. Thomas

William K. Thomas, 87, of Marion, passed away at home on October 30, 2012. He was the husband of Shirlee L. (Long) Thomas. Born in Waterbury, Nebraska, he was the son of Edith D. Leeper (Sigmon) and William M. Thomas. He graduated from Wheatland High School, Wheatland, Iowa, and the Naval V-12 program at the […] Read more »

Richard B. Parker

Richard B. Parker, 77, of Marion died May 21, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Joan B. (Souza) Parker. Born in Marion, the son of the late George C. and Beatrice Mae (Haskell) Parker, he lived in Marion all of his life. He was formerly […] Read more »

Marion-Tabor Meeting Upbeat

For the second time in two months, Marion Town Administrator Paul Dawson and the Board of Selectmen visited the campus of Tabor Academy to meet with Head of School John Quirk. This time, they brought some friends. Police Chief Lincoln Miller, Fire Chief Thomas Joyce, Health District Director Karen Walega, Harbormaster Michael Cormier, and Board […] Read more »

Summer Adventures in Learning

The Old Rochester Regional School District is pleased to offer its summer enrichment program for 2013. The goal of the program, which serves students pre-K to grade nine, is to increase student learning in a fun and positive way! The SAIL program is open to Tri-Town residents and to summer Tri-Town residents as well. Each […] Read more »