“Con Spirito” Comes to ORR

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If you were anywhere other than the Old Rochester Regional High School auditorium the afternoon of February 2, then you missed a superb performance by the Tri-County Symphonic Band presenting its lively “Con Spirito” program, delighting the audience with a brilliant selection of songs performed by a very talented group of musicians. “You are in […] Read more »

Take Your Child to the Library Day

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The Mattapoisett Public Library celebrated National Take Your Child to the Library Day this Saturday, February 1, with an entire day filled with special activities for children. All day long, a steady stream of kids enjoyed activities such as a library scavenger hunt, playing chess, watching the movie “Up,” and face painting. Photos by Jean […] Read more »

Frosty Runners Not So Frosty

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Runners of the third annual Frosty Runner Road Race were grateful for the decision last week to postpone the race until February 1 – it was a little too frosty last week for a run, with temperatures just starting to climb up from single digits and a few flakes still falling around the region. Saturday, […] Read more »

Special Day at the Library

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The Mattapoisett Public Library celebrated National Take Your Child to the Library Day this Saturday, February 1, with an entire day filled with special activities for children. All day long, a steady stream of kids enjoyed activities such as a library scavenger hunt, playing chess, watching the movie “Up,” and face painting. Photos by Jean […] Read more »

Book Adds a Chapter in Mattapoisett’s History

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“My dad was a great storyteller,” said Daniel Tucker who, when he was a boy, would sail with his father and brothers and listen to his dad retell the wild tales from the days when he was captain of the Coral, one of the last Fairhaven coasters – when Captain Claude S. Tucker would sail […] Read more »

Phil Says ‘No’ to an Early Spring

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Punxsutawney Phil had done it again. When her emerged from his burrow this morning Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, so there’s no hope for an early spring. Let’s all hope that Phil is wrong! Read more »

Valentine’s Day Babysitting Fundraiser

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Did you realize that Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year? So, if you want to avoid making emergency Valentine’s Day plans and scurrying to find a babysitter at the last minute, the time to make those reservations for a romantic evening is now. Relay for Life of Tri-Town Team “Sole Survivors” is hosting […] Read more »

ORR Spirit Soars at Pep Rally

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Principal Michael Devoll gave Old Rochester Regional High School students a “shot in the arm” of school spirit on Friday the 31st, pretty overdue for a school with a varsity basketball team currently in first place, a number of losing streaks in sports that finally came to an end, and an undefeated debate team, among […] Read more »

Environmental Agencies and the Bike Path

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Due to the recent snow storm, the Mattapoisett Bike Path Committee could not hold their regular meeting. But I had an opportunity to catch-up with Chairman Bonne DeSousa, who shared the current status of the project. It wasn’t long into our conversation when it became very clear just how difficult a process it is to […] Read more »

Latin Musicians Wow Mattapoisett Students

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From the moment they paraded into the Center School gymnasium, the five internationally renowned members of the Latin American educational music group, Manguito, captivated the young audience with the rhythmic thundering of their drums and other implements of mass percussion. The exuberant, but very attentive, audience savored a taste of Latin American culture on January […] Read more »