Rochester Historical Society Essay Winners

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The Rochester Historical Society would like to thank those individuals who entered our essay contest. The winners were announced on Saturday at the Rochester Country Fair. First Place went to Delaney Shaw (age 13) – $100; Second Place to Colin Kulak (age 13) – $75; and Third Place to Lukas Michaelis (age 12) – $50. […] Read more »

Fairway Golf Tournament

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The Fairway Golf Tournament sponsored by The Church of The Good Shepherd will take place on Saturday, September 10 at the Little Harbor Country Club in Wareham. Shotgun start is at 8:00 am; the cost – $75 per person or $280 for a foursome – includes golf and lunch, raffles and prizes. Join us as […] Read more »

Red Cross Volunteers Needed

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There are many ways our Red Cross volunteers are involved and give back to the community. They help canteen for our brave first responders, keep you hydrated during a local road race or even a Cape Cod Baseball League game on a hot summer day. We have blood service volunteers that help us fill this […] Read more »

SLT Junior Board Program

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Calling all young environmentalists. The Sippican Lands Trust is seeking 3rd-8th grade Marion students to join our Junior Board Program. Started in 2014, the Junior Board is a group of dedicated young members who seek to increase environmental awareness and involvement among peers. They aim to share the SLT mission, to host events, and participate […] Read more »

Historical Society Goes to the Country Fair

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The Rochester Historical Society will be at the Rochester Country Fair with all things Rochester for sale. The Society has Rochester T-shirts, sweatshirts and hats. Various books about Rochester, as well as historical note cards, maps and old cookbooks will be on sale. On Saturday morning, there will be a bake sale. So stop by […] Read more »

BBAHFH Expands Into Westport

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Buzzards Bay Area Habitat for Humanity has recently expanded its territory. The territory consisted of Acushnet, Fairhaven, Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester, Wareham, New Bedford, and Dartmouth, and will now include Westport. Habitat hopes to establish partnerships with the town of Westport as well as the other towns that they serve in hopes of helping local families […] Read more »

Marion COA Memory Café

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Thanks to funds donated by The Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging and Senior Center, MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs and Friends of the Marion Visiting Nurse, beginning September 7, the Marion Council on Aging will launch the area’s first Memory Café at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street. Waterfront Café is a […] Read more »

St. Rose of Lima Faith Formation Registration

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St. Rose of Lima Church will conduct Faith Formation Registration after Masses the weekend of August 27 & 28: Saturday Mass at 5:00 pm; Sunday Mass at 9:00 am. St. Rose of Lima is located at 282 Vaughan Hill Road, Rochester. Generations of Faith (GoF) Program Parent/Child Grades 1-6: Tuesdays from 4:30 to 7:00 pm […] Read more »

Afterschool at the Y

A new school year means a fresh start for kids – a chance to start new routines and habits, build new friendships and discover new possibilities and interests. Back-to-school is a fresh start for youth and the people who care for them. As children transition from summer to fall, YMCA Southcoast is offering programs to […] Read more »

State of Buzzards Bay Report

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Harmful nitrogen pollution in Buzzards Bay did not get worse in 2015 for the first time in over a decade, reflecting an encouraging pause in the decline of the health of local harbors, coves and tidal rivers across the South Coast and Cape Cod’s western shore, according to the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s latest State of […] Read more »