2014 Scouting For Food

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  2014 Scouting For Food a great success! The Marion Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of Troop 32 would like to thank the residents of Marion for their generous contributions to the recent Scouting for Food.  Close to 200 bags of non-perishable goods were collected.  The Scouts would also like to thank their partners in […] Read more »

Santa Sightings Around Tri-Town

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Santa Claus is coming to Tri-Town. Whether you are looking to take the kids to visit Santa Claus or you are looking to play Santa yourself and participate in a local toy drive, there are a number of opportunities for you and your family to celebrate the season in your own neighborhood as early as […] Read more »

Hot-To-Trot Dog Walk

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          On November 30, a spring-like winter’s day, the Sippican Lands Trust held its 2nd annual Hot-To-Trot Post-Thanksgiving Day dog walk. About 12 dogs of all shapes and sizes brought their humans out for a guided tour of the White Eagle property located off Route 6 in Marion. Dogs received stylish […] Read more »

I’m a Wanderer

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Michael & Anne Bartnowski brought The Wanderer to the Lake George New York Adirondack Balloon Festival in September.    From August 9 to 24, Russ and Joanie Dill sailed on a Baltic Cruise aboard the Cunard’s Queen Victoria. Starting in Southampton, England, we visited Stockholm, Sweden,Tallinn, Estonia, St. Petersburg, Russia, Copenhagen, Denmark, Kristiansand and Lillisand, […] Read more »

Big Difference in Shopping Small

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Black Friday – once just referred to as ‘the day after Thanksgiving’ – promises door-smashing deals (sometimes literally) at ‘big box’ retail stores across the country, year after year. And what says “I love you” more than smashing a face or two at a superstore to get your loved one a cheap blender or electronic […] Read more »

Students Send Thanks to Troops

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In the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, one first grade classroom at Center School in Mattapoisett was busy working together November 23 making cards and care packages to show their gratitude for the troops serving oversees. The class of 16 students sat in groups along desks loaded with paper, markers, crayons, and shiny star stickers, […] Read more »

ORRJHS Brings Early Thanksgiving

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The Old Rochester Regional Junior High School students and staff who volunteered their time over the weekend to put on a Thanksgiving banquet for the senior citizens of Tri-Town knew what they were doing, considering that this was the 24th year the school offered the special Sunday Thanksgiving event. When Superintendent of Schools Doug White […] Read more »

Sea Turtles

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The Marion Natural History Museum’s afterschool group enjoyed a wonderful program about sea turtles of Buzzards Bay last Wednesday. During the program the students had a chance to view videos of hatchling turtles, learn a little about sea turtle biology, and handle some live terrapins. We wish to thank Don Lewis and Sue Weber Nourse […] Read more »

ORRHS Play is Looking ‘Wonderful’

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It would not be the holiday season without a drama club production at Old Rochester Regional High School. The school’s acclaimed drama club always puts on a play during the November/December corridor, and this year, that play is a radio broadcast of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life.’ Directed by Paul Sardinha and with costumes by Helen […] Read more »

Harvest Family Dance

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Families danced the night away the evening of November 15 during the Harvest Family Dance hosted by the Southcoast Children’s Chorus. A professional caller led participants step by step in contra dancing inside the Marion Music Hall, with proceeds of the dance funding the chorus’ trip to Austria in June. Photos by Felix Perez Read more »