Mattapoisett Library Lights Up for the Holiday Stroll

Everyone is welcome to the library on Saturday, December 10 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm to celebrate the season with a variety of holiday activities. For children, there will be a special gingerbread story time at 1:00 pm with Mrs. Burke, followed by a craft. Adults and teens will be decorating ornaments with baubles and […] Read more »

Rochester Road Race Donation

The Rochester Road Race would like to thank the 152 registered runners and walkers who participated in the 10th Annual Rochester Road Race for helping to ensure that fewer local families go hungry this holiday season. These participants, along with race sponsor Cape Cod 5, enabled more families to put food on their table this […] Read more »

Thoughts on Holiday Greetings

In the spirit of the holiday season when friends and relatives share greetings, I thought it fitting to share an experience of mine that happened some years ago. The card arrived just about this time every year. It was always a traditional card with holly or poinsettias. It always contained a nicely written note, usually […] Read more »

Pacheco Announces District Office Hours

Senate President Pro Tempore Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) will hold office hours for his constituents every Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the district office located at 8 Trescott Street, Suite 1, Taunton. Meetings will also be held at the Marion Town Hall, 2 Spring Street on Wednesday, December 21 from 11:00 am […] Read more »

Marion’s Music Hall Advisory Committee

Marion’s Music Hall Advisory Committee recently said good-bye to two devoted and loyal members at the time of their retirement. The Board of Selectmen created the Advisory Committee in 2001 following an exhaustive review of the historic building’s condition. The charge to the newly-formed advisory board was to provide recommendations to the selectmen on the […] Read more »

Eagle Scout Recognized

Last year, just before Christmas, John (Jack) Richard Nakashian physically completed his Eagle Scout service project, a 160-foot elevated walkway on the White Eagle Trail at the end of Parlowtown Road in Marion. The service project is one of the final requirements to reach the Eagle Scout rank. On November 26, and after serving 12 […] Read more »

RHS at the Plumb Library Holiday Fair

The Rochester Historical Society will be on hand on December 3 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Plumb Library Holiday Fair with everything Rochester. They will be selling sweatshirts (hooded and not / zippered and not), hats, T-shirts, golf shirts, books about Rochester, and wooden notion boxes. They will also have some hand-made […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Commission Opens Display

Thursday, November 17, marked the opening of a display, “The Thread of History Runs Thru Rochester” at the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds on Obey Street in Plymouth. Registrar of Deeds John Buckley welcomed the public and introduced the County Commissioners, Town Clerk and Selectwoman Naida Parker, and Chairman of the Rochester Historical Commission Laurene […] Read more »

Rochester Police to Hold Entrance Exam

The Rochester Police Department in conjunction with Police Exam Solutions has scheduled an Entrance Exam for the Rochester Police Department on January 21, 2017. The Rochester Police Department employs 10 full-time officers, five part-time officers, and a number of reserve officers serving a population of approximately 5,400 residents. The department will be holding an entrance […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Coral Reef Research

On November 18, SSV Tabor Boy, Tabor Academy’s 92-foot sail training schooner, will head down to the Caribbean for the winter months to act as home and research vessel during weeklong voyages for Tabor Academy student researchers. The students will be working on an ongoing collaborative research project to protect the coral reefs of the […] Read more »