Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

RMS Students Learn Through ‘Play’

Mr. Tom Kinsky teaches second grade at Rochester Memorial School (RMS) and has pioneered several creative projects including the establishment of a popular organic garden that can be seen and accessed from the playground and an educational classroom production for students and family members.             The final performance of the “2K Theater” on February 1 included […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

COA Peer Review – Monday, February 11. This visit from 2 COA Directors in Connecticut culminates a 1 1/2 year process to achieve national senior center accreditation for another five years. Over 65 volunteers participated in the self-assessment process. Please stop by and visit with the reviewers for a few minutes! Those of you who […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Fire Station Building Committee

At May 2018 Town Meeting, Fire Chief Andrew Murray presented the need to replace our aging Mattapoisett Fire Department (MFD) building with a modern facility to accommodate our equipment, provide office and training spaces, and address the critical health and safety code violations to protect our first responders.              Ten years after bringing this to the […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Complete Streets Master Plan

On Wednesday, February 13, at 6:30 pm in the Center School cafeteria, we will be meeting to seek residents input on what the Town should consider in its Complete Streets Priority Plan. A Complete Streets Priority Plan needs input from residents on such issues that improve accessibility in neighborhoods for walking, safe crossing of roadways and […] Read more »

Open roles for The Cherry Orchard at the MAC

Director Kate Fishman is seeking additional actors for The Cherry Orchard, for which rehearsals have begun. Fishman is looking for two male actors in their twenties and one male actor in his thirties or older.             The Cherry Orchardby Anton Chekhov, is a drama (dramedy) that examines and illustrates the prevailing class structure of Chekhov’s Russia. Ranevskaya […] Read more »

Old Rochester Youth Baseball

Registration is now open for Old Rochester Youth Baseball for the 2019 Season. Kids from Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester, between the ages of 4-12 interested in playing baseball should visit ORYB.org to register online.             We are trying to have teams formed in February so please register as soon as possible. If you have questions, please […] Read more »

ORR to Offer Bicycle Education in Spring

Planning is underway at Old Rochester Regional (ORR) School District for bicycle safety education to occur in April. Assistant Superintendent Elise Frangos announced that the program, which focuses on safe and legal bike riding, will be launched early this April with a kick off at the JRHS where students will experience co-taught training with Physical […] Read more »