Halloween Festivities in Marion

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Lead by the Sippican School Drum Line and the Witches of the Marion Art Center the annual parade once again filled the streets in Marion with hundreds of ghosts, ghouls, and M&Ms. Photos by Paul Lopes Read more »

ORCA Inspires School Spirit

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Last week was Homecoming Spirit Week at Old Rochester Regional High School.           Students participated in dress-up days, class skits, and an incredible pep rally on Friday. All of this spirit led up to Friday night’s victorious football game, where ORCA (Old Rochester Committee for Action) showed their school spirit by hosting a face-painting stand. […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging

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On December 4 at noon, Tom Shire will present “The History of Theatre” at the Marion Police Station. Admission is free, and preregistration is not required. Tom will share with us some of the history and the very special features of the Zeiterion that make it a truly unique theatre, including some of the talented […] Read more »

Friends of the Bike Path Update

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Like Sleeping Beauty, the Mattapoisett Rail Trail project is about to reawaken from a long sleep. An official information session is scheduled for Town Meeting, November 18. Since the first mile was completed four years ago, and only because of your generosity, Friends of the Bike Path have been able to facilitate progress on bike […] Read more »

Pilgrim Sands Trail Riders

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Dozens of skilled dirt bikers converged on the Pilgrim Sands Trail Riders’ race in Mattapoisett on Sunday morning. The course covered both grass track and woods. Photos by Felix Perez. Read more »

ORR Drama Presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

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A Christmas Carol will be performed by the Old Rochester Regional High School Drama Club on December 5-8 in the high school auditorium. A Christmas Carol, as performed by ORR Drama, is a lively adaptation of the classic Dickens tale. Life lessons are learned along the way as the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by […] Read more »

Thanks from the Mattapoisett Friends

To the Editor: The Mattapoisett Friends Meeting takes this opportunity to thank the donors and buyers at the two flea market/yard sales held this year that were more successful than any held previously. All proceeds will be used for refurbishing the interior of the historic 1827 meeting house on Route 6. The August sale netted […] Read more »

Sail Rescue Thanks

To the Editor: I need to thank a group of extraordinary people who came to my rescue on Sunday, September 8, after my sailboat capsized in the Ned’s Point area. Beginning with Scott, on his sailboat Triage and continuing with Pat, Nancy, and MaryLou, in their powerboat. Nancy actually dove into the water to make […] Read more »