Marion Art Center Auditions

The Marion Art Center will be holding auditions for its upcoming fall production of ART, the international hit play written by Yasmina Reza with English translation by Christopher Hampton. Auditions will be held from 7:00 – 9:00 pm on Tuesday, August 22, and Thursday, August 24, at the Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant Street in […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging Day Trips

The Rochester Council on Aging announces the following day trips scheduled during the month of August. – Thursday, August 17: Marshfield Fair Trip – Friday, August 18: Free Fun Friday Trip to Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford – Monday, August 21: Fieldstone Farm Market Trip – Friday, August 25: Free Fun Friday Day Trip […] Read more »

Marion Music Hall

As part of the on-going effort to upgrade the Marion Music Hall, the Board of Selectmen has unanimously approved new Guidelines and Rental Fees. With the Council on Aging having now moved to the renovated Veteran’s Hall on Route 6, there are increased rental opportunities at the Hall as well. This historic masterpiece was the […] Read more »

The 2017-18 Blue Books Have Arrived

The latest edition of the Blue Book – the popular Tri-Town telephone directory – has recently been mailed to 8275 postal addresses in Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester. Check your post box for your book. If you haven’t received one yet, contact your local post office for your free copy. The directory, published by the League […] Read more »

Sock Donations for Vets

The Mattapoisett Public Health Nurse Amanda Stone will be representing our community at Stand Down for Veterans in Boston on September 8. Amanda will be providing much-needed foot care to homeless and “at risk” veterans. Amanda is looking to bring with her from our community donations of clean white cotton socks to support the group’s […] Read more »

RHS at the County Fair

Stop in at the Rochester Historical Society booth at the Rochester Country Fair on August 18, 19, 20. We will have farming artifacts, Rochester T-shirts, sweatshirts, and hats for sale, books on the history of Rochester, information on many of the older homes in Rochester and much more. Additionally we’ll have a photo contest and […] Read more »

Bulldog Pride

Last week, the Old Rochester Athletic Boosters proudly unveiled its most recent project on the ORR campus – large aluminum letters on the exterior wall of the gymnasium overlooking the athletic fields. Standing nearly 10 feet tall, the new letters are clearly visible from almost the entire athletic complex and stand as a bold reminder […] Read more »

Minecraft Madness with Jungle Jim

When Jim Manning contemplated climbing inside a 6 ­foot balloon for the first time, he thought it was a joke. “I thought I was being had,” says Manning. He was attending a conference for balloon twisters in Chicago, and another “twister” was needed for a giant experiment. The experience was a great one. “It was […] Read more »

Salve Regina University’s Alumni Achievement Award

Helen Shea McGowan-Gardner of Mattapoisett, MA, a pioneer in the early research on AIDS and the development of critical care for AIDS patients at the local, regional and national levels, was named an Alumni Achievement Award winner during Salve Regina University’s recent reunion weekend celebration. She is a 1962 Salve Regina graduate. As a certified […] Read more »

Music from Across the Pond

The Marion Concert Band continues its summer concert series with a program of music from the British Isles on Friday, August 4. The program, which features several classic British Brass Band pieces as well as music from the Beatles and an appearance by members of the Cape Cod British Car Club, LTD (CCBCC), is as […] Read more »