Elizabeth (Jorge) Ferreira

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Elizabeth (Jorge) Ferreira, 64, of West Wareham, died January 28, 2014 after a 4 year journey with ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease. She died peacefully at home while surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Kenneth R. Ferreira. They were married for 42 years. She was the daughter of the late Charles Jorge, […] Read more »

ORR Athletic Hall of Fame

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The Old Rochester Regional Athletic Hall of Fame (ORRAHOF), which honors individuals and teams who represented ORR athletics “with class, dignity, sportsmanship, and distinction,” seeks your nomination suggestions and articles/information about past athletic successes. Individuals nominated for induction may include Athletes, Coaches, and Significant Contributors to Old Rochester Regional High School athletics. A minimum of […] Read more »

Tri-County Symphonic Presents ‘Con Spirito’

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The Tri-County Symphonic Band presents ‘Con Spirito’, its fourth concert of the season, on Sunday, February 2, featuring Boston Ballet French Hornist, Robert Marlatt. Mr. Marlatt will perform Mozart’s 2nd Horn Concerto in a program of lively and energetic music; we call ‘Con Spirito’ (with spirit!). This concert will also include: Shostakovich – Festive Overture; […] Read more »

Quarterly Water/Sewer Billing Coming to Marion

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Instead of receiving a water and sewer bill twice a year, the Department of Public Works – represented by DPW Chief Rob Zora, Becky Carvalho, and the Town of Marion accountant, Judy Mooney – presented the Marion Board of Selectmen with a proposal to change the billing cycle to a quarterly billing, which the BOS […] Read more »

Board Envisions a Rochester Center

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It takes a village center overlay district to build a village, and that is what the Planning Board mostly discussed January 28, brainstorming ideas and sharing its visions of what a proper town village center should look like, comparing them against the existing village centers of other towns like Marion, Mattapoisett, and Scituate. Quaint, unique, […] Read more »

Fiscal 2015 Number Crunching Begins

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Once two members thawed out from walking to the meeting, the Mattapoisett Finance Committee got down to the business of town business. The first order of business was revisiting Fiscal 2013, studying the actuals in preparation for crafting the 2015 budget. They also compared the FY14 budget against FY13 actuals in order to understand growth […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Luncheon

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If you are recently retired and would like to meet fellow community ladies, you are welcome to join our active members. For only $10, you are most welcome to join us for the last half of the Club’s year. Our active groups include Garden, Bridge, Knitting/Crocheting, Literature and other activities. The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club will […] Read more »

Plumb Memorial Library

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The Library is looking for a person to run for Library Trustees in this April’s election. Trustees meet monthly, on Saturday mornings. The term is for three years. The Trustees oversee the overall library operation and serve as the Library Director’s supervisor. They help create the annual budget, review the Director’s performance, vote on expenditures […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

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Squirt Grizzlies: The Gateway Squirt Grizzlies beat Hanover Saturday 9-1 in a Yankee Conference matchup at Gallo. Chris Gauvin had a hat trick and two assists. Austin Fleming had two goals and an assist. Ryker King was solid in goal. The Grizzlies faced off against the North Attleboro Devils on Sunday and won 5-0. Chris […] Read more »

Marjorie Louise Wood

Marjorie Louise Wood died peacefully January 25, 2014 following a brief decline in health. The wife of Donald Wood (Woodie), she was the mother of four daughters, Roxanne Roberts , Betsy Jackson, Dianne Wood, and Susan McMahon; and the grandmother to the source of her greatest joy, her grandchildren, Caitlin Roberts, Megan Ocampo, Sarah Lake-Johnson, […] Read more »