Habitat for Humanity House Becomes a Home


On the warm, but breezy day of March 19, the Liggerio family stood on the porch of their new house, watching in amazement as a throng of people filed in and out. Josh, Christina, daughter Hailey, 9, and son Keagan, 6, celebrated the completion of their Wareham Road home with a flock of well-wishers and […] Read more »

A Hundred Four-Leaf Clovers


Some things in life there never seem to be enough of: hours in the day, money, vacation, coffee, romance. For me, there is one thing in particular I never seem to run out of. Call it luck, call it coincidence, call it just plain spooky. However you consider it, I have the knack for finding […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Firefighters Climb for MS


On any given day, firefighters may be faced with life or death situations. They may find themselves in environments that demand everything their bodies, minds, and souls can give. The importance of having bodies that can handle the physicality of being firefighters can’t be understated. Pulling hoses, running towards an emergency, carrying heavy equipment or, […] Read more »

Seniors Take the (Class) Olympic Trophy


The energy at Old Rochester Regional High School on Friday, March 4, was palpable as students got excited for the Class Olympics held at a pep rally during the last hour and a half of the school day, in which students from every grade level competed in a series of games to get into the […] Read more »

Old Colony Robotics Tries For National Slot


The Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School’s Robotics Club has been working diligently for months in preparation for the Southern New England VEX Robotics Competition. The event was hosted at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester on March 5 and 6. OCRVTHS students John Barns, Ben Jenson, Jesse Goodwin, Jasper Tan, Tanner Safford, Nickolaus Smith, […] Read more »

What’s That On Your Shoe?


Outside the kitchen window of the home I once lived in as a child was a small empty lot. We used it as a shortcut from one street to the other. My mother often sent me to my uncle’s tiny apartment with covered dishes of food she shared with him. Standing by that kitchen window, […] Read more »

Library is Calling All Teens


Taber Library Director Libby O’ Neill is hoping to devise a future lineup of teen-centric events to draw more of them in to take advantage of all that the library has to offer. What they need first, though, are some suggestions from the local teenage cohort. “We are really trying to get more school-aged kids […] Read more »

The History of “Firsts”


On February 29, the Marion Council on Aging hosted an entertaining and informative presentation given by James Healy, history officer for the Boston-based Duck Boat Tours. Healy has developed a historical perspective titled “Firsts in Boston and Massachusetts.” Marion’s beautiful Music Hall was the perfect venue for listening to a bit of historical trivia. Speaking […] Read more »

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The Wanderer

For the real devout followers of The Wanderer as well as The Presto Press, our cover and this story may seem familiar as it was created by Anne Stowell of Mattapoisett. This week, I learned that Anne had passed away and I feel it is important to share a bit about Anne and her work […] Read more »

The Workshop


Tabor Academy thespians did it again on Friday, February 25 with another hit drama “The Workshop,” with scenes and monologues written by the Creative Writing class. Directed by Joslyn Jenkins. Photos by Colin Veitch   Read more »