Property Tax Relief Available for Marion

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Applications are now available to help qualified Marion residents with their 2014-2015 property taxes through the Marion Community Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts (CFSEMA). All applications must be received in the Community Foundation’s offices by 3:00 pm on Friday, August 29. Applications are available at the Town House in Marion, the Council […] Read more »

RCF Photo Exhibit and Contest


It’s Country Fair time again! This year, the Rochester Country Fair is having a “Team Spirit” photo exhibit and contest. We are looking for photos that show teams past and present: Baseball, soccer, dance, football, etc!! There are three categories: 1. Teams 2. Action Photos 3. Unique or humorous The photos should be framed for […] Read more »

Wings of Gold


Lieutenant Junior Grade Erin E. Coulter of the United States Navy was one of fourteen distinguished officers to earn “Wings of Gold” during a naval aviator designation ceremony that took place on June 27, 2014 at the Naval Air Station in Kingsville, Texas. Erin is a 2007 graduate of the Old Rochester Regional High School […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Annual Book Sale


The Elizabeth Taber Library annual book sale will take place at the Marion Music Hall on Friday, August 8 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm and Saturday, August 9 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Both dates are now open to the public! Please come and support your local library. The cost for items is $3 […] Read more »

A Visual History of Tabor Academy

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On Thursday, July 24 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, you can see Tabor and Marion as they were in the late 1800s as David Pierce presents “A Visual History of Tabor Academy.” Mr. Pierce, a faculty member at Tabor, will share a series of photographs – taken from yearbooks and other school […] Read more »

FISH – Friends In Service Helping


Friends In Service Helping has been in operation in Mattapoisett since 1969. We provide rides to medical appointments for elderly residents who cannot drive anymore. We service Mattapoisett residents with transportation from their homes to Wareham, Marion, Fairhaven, New Bedford, and Dartmouth, as well as right here in Mattapoisett. Last year alone, we transported 301 […] Read more »

Come Meet “Buck Chuck” this Summer!


After a very long winter, “Buck Chuck,” the Rochester Country Fair Mascot, has scheduled an appearance at Lloyd’s Market, located at 4 Hartley Road in Rochester, on Sunday, July 20 between the hours of 8:00 am and 1:00 pm (weather permitting). While Buck Chuck makes himself available to shake your hand, sign autographs and take […] Read more »

The Book is Mightier than the Sword


“Cold Steel” was one of the educating and exciting free programs the Mattapoisett Free Library offers during the summer. Visitors learned all about the history of swords and the origins of sword fighting, while Jeff Lord and Jeff Goodkind from the Association for Renaissance and Medieval Swordsmanship gave live demonstrations before a crowd of enthusiastic […] Read more »

Minecraft Club at Plumb Library


The Junior Friends will hold a Minecraft Club for children aged 10+ on Tuesdays in July from 4:30 to 5:30 pm at the Plumb Library, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester. An older teen will be on hand to supervise. All skill levels will be welcome. The group will be playing Minecraft and doing Mine “Crafts.” Bring […] Read more »

Marion Police Brotherhood Concert


The Marion Police Brotherhood is proud to bring an evening of music to the community with our annual Summer Concert on Saturday, July 12 with “BonJourney,” a Bon Jovi/Journey Tribute Concert, at Silvershell Beach on Front Street in Marion. Show starts at 6:00 pm with local youth guitar master Aaron Norcross Jr, followed by Patrick […] Read more »