A Community Effort Extraordinaire

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Setting the stage for the Sippican Woman’s Club Annual House Tour to be held on Saturday, December 14, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm is a collaborative effort well beyond our membership: first, our generous five homeowners who open their doors; our local florist Steve Gonsalves of Eden Landscapes, SWC member Bunny Mogilnicki of Bunny’s […] Read more »

UCT Eighth Grade Open House

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Upper Cape Tech welcomes area eighth grade students and their parents/guardians to attend an Open House on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Prior to the open house, a complimentary dinner prepared by the Culinary Arts students and staff will be available from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Starting at 5:15 pm, Admissions […] Read more »

Christmas Care Packages for the Troops

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The Veterans Service Office for the Towns of Mattapoisett and Rochester, in conjunction with Cape Cod Cares for Our Troops, will be organizing “Christmas Care Packages” for the Troops serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. Donating an item is an excellent way to let our men and women in uniform know that we care about them […] Read more »

Special Presentation of Journey to Myanmar

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Approximately 8,000 miles from Marion, in Southeast Asia, lay the enigmatic country of Myanmar (formerly Burma). Until the British invaded the country in 1885, little was known about the classical civilization located there. As a British colony, the country gained recognition in literary works by George Orwell (Burmese Days) and Rudyard Kipling (“Mandalay”). In World […] Read more »

ORR Gets Into the Holiday Spirit

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Last Thursday, Old Rochester Regional High School held their annual Senior Superlatives Gala. Hosted by School Principal Michael Devoll and Drama Club Director Paul Sardinha, the event was a fun-filled night for all who attended. Profits from ticket sales went towards yearbook club to defer the cost of the 2013-2014 yearbooks. After being nominated and […] Read more »

MHS Open for the Holidays

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The Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Museum will open for the Holiday Season on Saturday, December 7, from 9:00 am to noon. Light refreshments will be served. Have fun viewing a Toy Train Exhibit while shopping for unique Mattapoisett gifts including notecards featuring Mattapoisett snow scenes -great for Christmas cards – posters, books, and many other unique […] Read more »

2014 Marion Fireworks Committee Meeting

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The 2014 Marion Fireworks Committee will hold their first meeting of the new fundraising season on Thursday, December 5, at 7:00 pm at the Marion Recreation Department on 13 Atlantis Dr., Marion. Anyone interested in joining the committee or helping out is encouraged to attend the meeting. If you are able to make it on […] Read more »

Annual Thanksgiving Banquet

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 The Annual Thanksgiving Banquet at ORRJH served up seniors a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. During this holiday season many people depend on the kindness of those willing to give. If you belong to an organization helping others this season contact The Wanderer so we can help you get the word out. Have […] Read more »

How a Cranberry Bog is Formed

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On Wednesday, Nov. 20th, he Marion Natural History Museum after-school group investigated how a cranberry bog formed in New England.  Museum Director, Elizabeth Leidhold, helped the kids to explore the physical structure of a bog, and how to tell a healthy berry from a rotten one.  The students then made “mini-bogs” to take home. Photos […] Read more »