Marion Natural History Museum

On Wednesday, the Marion Natural History Museum’s after school group created a soil profile for the museum and took an inventory of the creatures in different types of soils. The students also learned with the use of a rain-simulator that soil that is too well worked will compact, and water will run off the top […] Read more »

Rochester Council On Aging

Important Notice: Per the COA Board, a new policy for day trips will be implemented as of January 2018. Anyone registering for a day trip offered by the Senior Center will be required to pay a $5 non-refundable donation at the time of registration in order to ensure a seat on the van, as well […] Read more »

Rochester Council On Aging

October Day Trip: October 26 – Day Trip to Salem Witch Museum and Pickering Wharf. Admission to the museum is $9. Leave at 8:30 am and return at 5:00 pm. Call the Rochester Council on Aging at 508-763-8723 for more information regarding this event. If you need transportation, please call the Senior Center at least […] Read more »

Rochester Council On Aging

October Day Trip: October 26 – Day Trip to Salem Witch Museum and Pickering Wharf. Admission to the museum is $9. Bus leaves at 8:30 am and returns at 5:00 pm. Call the Rochester COA at 508-763-8723 for more information. If you need transportation, please call the Senior Center at least 24 – 48 hours […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Halloween Parade

It’s that time of year again. Thanks to the generosity of local business owners and residents like you, the Mattapoisett Police has been able to continue presenting the Mattapoisett Police Halloween Parade for over 65 years. This year the parade will be held at Center School on Tuesday, October 31 at 6:00 pm. Your continued […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Special Town Meeting

The Town of Mattapoisett is holding a Special Town Meeting on Monday, November 27 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Old Rochester Regional High School Auditorium. The last day to register to vote in order to be eligible for this meeting is Friday, November 17. The Town Clerk’s Office will be open from 8:00 am […] Read more »

Thanksgiving Pie Sale

The Rochester Women’s Club is again holding their annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale. Members will be making 9-inch homemade apple, pumpkin and squash pies that will be sold for $15. Order ahead by calling Marsha at 508-322-0998 no later than Friday, November 17. Pies must be picked up at the 37 Marion Road Clubhouse on Tuesday, […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Initiates Exchange with Danish School

Tabor Academy will welcome 27 students from Rysensteen Gymnasium in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Sunday, October 1 for a four-day in-depth visit. According to Kerry Saltonstall, Director of Communications, Tabor is a new member of Rysensteen’s network of international schools participating in their Global Citizenship Program. Tabor is the new math/science hub for Rysensteen, where the […] Read more »

Rochester Council On Aging

October Day Trips: – Sunday, October 8: Bowens Wharf Seafood Fest, Newport, RI. Leave at 8:30 am and return at 5:00 pm. – Friday, October 13: Foliage Ride and Lunch to Merrimac Valley Premium Shopping Outlets. Leave at 8:30 am and return at 5:00 pm. Call the Rochester Council on Aging at 508-763-8723 for more […] Read more »

Sara Elizabeth Achorn Crowned Miss New Bedford

Eight contenders took to the stage on Saturday at the 65th annual Miss New Bedford pageant, but only one walked away with the crown and a $6,500 college scholarship! Sara Elizabeth Achorn of Rochester, an 18-year-old freshman attending Lesley University, impressed the judges with her confidence, public speaking abilities, stage presence, and passion for the […] Read more »