The Crosstones Are Coming To St. Gabriel’s


You’re invited to enjoy the beautiful, melodic and sometimes comical sounds of The Crosstones this summer. The co-ed a cappella group will perform a free concert at St. Gabriel’s Church in Marion on Sunday, August 16, at 6:00 pm. Founded in 1996, “Crosstones” is Bates College’s oldest co-ed a cappella group. The Crosstones have always […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society goes to the Country Fair


The Rochester Historical Society will have everything “Rochester” available for sale all four days of the Country Fair, August 13 to 16, including Rochester shirts, hats, books, maps, novelty boxes, cards and coasters. Rochester books including Images of Rochester, Tales of Old Rochester, Rochester Vital Statistics, Three Centuries at Eastover Farm and the Sippican Mill […] Read more »

Meet the Author: Larry DiCara


On Friday, August 14, 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, the Elizabeth Taber Library is hosting an author talk with Lawrence DiCara, former Boston City Council President and part-time Marion resident. Mr. DiCara will be signing and discussing his book, Turmoil and Transition in Boston: a Political Memoir from the Busing Era. Copies of […] Read more »

Sippican Lands Trust


The Sippican Lands Trust is celebrating 41 years of land protection in the town of Marion on behalf of its citizens. The SLT is a member-based, nonprofit organization committed to acquiring, protecting and offering public access to open space for the enjoyment of recreational pursuits and the beauty of nature. We are working towards creating […] Read more »

Call for Artists


The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) and the Marion Art Center are partnering to sponsor an exhibition of art created by local artists to highlight the many scenic sites that comprise the Lands Trust’s forests and marshes. The Lands Trust invites everyone to walk the trails, get some exercise and be inspired by the beautiful views […] Read more »

National Night Out at ORR


Citizens were invited to the 3rd Annual Tri-Town National Night Out at ORR on Tuesday, August 4. The event is aimed at bringing together citizens and local law enforcement and is sponsored by the Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester Police Departments. Photos by Colin Veitch   Read more »

Rochester Country Fair Schedule


• THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015 – Gates Open at 4:00 PM – Admission: $4.00 – Children Age 5 and Under Free 4:30-5:30 PM Live Music by: The Show Stoppers (Main Arena) 5:00-10:00 PM Truck Pulling – by Southern New England Truck Pullers Association 5:15-6:15 PM Children’s Bam Bam Strong Man Contest (Kid Land) 5:45-7:00 PM […] Read more »

Barking Bulldog Sailing Regatta


Mattapoisett Yacht Club hosted the first annual Barking Bulldog Sailing Regatta this past Saturday outside Mattapoisett Harbor. It was a beautiful sunny day with light/medium shifty winds. The Regatta was held to benefit the new ORRHS Sail Team that was formed this past winter. ORR athletic director, Bill Tilden, joined in the fun by racing […] Read more »

Get Prehistoric at the Rochester Country Fair


The Rochester Country Fair, located at 65 Pine Street in Rochester, will celebrate its 16th Annual Fair from Thursday, August 13 to Sunday, August 16. Admission to the Fair is only $4 on Thursday and $5 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Parking is free. We will be celebrating a “Prehistoric” Theme at the Fair this […] Read more »

Evening Worship at Mattapoisett Congregational


On Sunday, August 2, the Church will offer an evening worship service and everyone is welcome! Worship will begin at 7:00 pm in Reynard Hall at the corner of Church and Mechanic Street in Mattapoisett. The service will include music, prayer, scripture and other traditional liturgical elements but the style will be comfortable and casual. […] Read more »