Egan Interim Principal at OHS

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Old Rochester Regional School District Superintendent Doug White announced this week that Charles E. Egan will take over as Old Hammondtown School interim principal with the departure of Matt D’Andrea. D’Andrea announced in September that he accepted the position of assistant superintendent with the Martha’s Vineyard School District. White had recommended at the time that […] Read more »

Updates on Traffic Circle and CNG Station

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Complaints about a newly constructed traffic circle off of High Street at Connet Woods were addressed Thursday, with Planning Board Chairman Arnold Johnson also asking for better communication from Edgewood Development Company regarding the work they’re doing at the subdivision. “[The traffic circle] wasn’t quite right,” said Johnson, who also noted that a new fire […] Read more »

Machacam Club November Meeting

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The Machacam Club will hold its monthly meeting on November 6 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot St. Social time is 5:30 pm; dinner at 6:00 pm. We will be welcoming Mattapoisett Fire Chief Andrew Murray. In keeping with other department heads, the chief will be reporting on the status of his department, as well […] Read more »

Pilgrim Sands Trail Riders Race

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The Pilgrim Sands Trail Riders will host a scramble dirt bike race on Sunday, October 27, at 60 Tinkham Hill Rd., Mattapoisett (town landfill), with races starting at 8:30 am sharp. The costs are $5 to park, $25 for women and children to enter the race, and $35 for men. Gates open at 7:00 am. […] Read more »

Halloween Happenings

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It’s scary how much Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester have going on this Halloween. In Marion, festivities include the Art Center’s annual parade, starting at 4:00 pm at the Music Hall on Thursday, October 31. Sippican Elementary School’s Hannah Moore will lead the Styxx Drum Corp and costumed participants south on Front Street, then up Main […] Read more »

Two Rochester Break-Ins Investigated

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The Rochester Police Department is warning residents after two recent house breaks in town. On Thursday at noon, officers investigated a B&E in the 300 block of Alley Road. Later in the day, another break-in was reported on Mendell Road in the 90 block. In one case, two televisions were stolen, and in the other case, police […] Read more »

Senior Athletes Honored

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As fall sports are slowly coming to a close, many of the Old Rochester teams take a game to recognize all of their seniors and their contributions to their respective teams. This week, girls’ soccer, field hockey, and volleyball all had their own senior nights. Football’s senior night will occur during the homecoming football game […] Read more »

Hairy Scary Halloween Stroll

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The inaugural Hairy Scary Halloween Stroll, presented by the Sippican Lands Trust, drew a big crowd of thrill-seekers over the weekend at Peirson Woods. Toby Dills served as guest storyteller. Photos courtesy Yelena Sheynin   Read more »

Mattapoisett Council on Aging Events

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AARP Driver Safety Course: On Tuesday, November 5, from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm, the Mattapoisett COA is hosting the AARP Driver Safety Course for licensed drivers of any age. Pre-registration is required no later than November 4 at noon. Why take a driver safety course? Because driving has changed since you first got your […] Read more »

Marion Republican Town Committee

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The Marion Republican Town Committee will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 5, at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front St. The public and new members are welcome. Read more »