MNHM Summer Program

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The Marion Natural History Museum’s Summer Program is one of the most well known and well regarded in the Southcoast area. Children from across the country visit us each summer and participate in the program. The programs are designed to be small groups, and registration is limited to 15 children per session. Our Life Along […] Read more »

Tri-Town Education Lighthouse Book Awards

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The Board of the Old Rochester Tri-Town Education Foundation has announced the 2015 recipients of the Lighthouse Book Awards given for outstanding achievement in academic, cultural and civic achievement. Lighthouse Award winners are chosen by the teachers and principals of their respective schools. This year’s recipients are: ORR Junior High School – Delaney Gosse & […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging

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The Council on Aging now has applications for the Marion Community Fund to help home owners with their real estate taxes. All grants will be paid to the Town of Marion and credited toward the grant recipient’s tax bill. The following income and asset requirements are as follows: Income limit is $25,000 for a single […] Read more »

Become a Volunteer Baywatcher

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Do you love the water and want to help protect it? Volunteer as a Baywatcher with the Buzzards Bay Coalition in your community this summer! The Coalition is looking for dedicated volunteers to help monitor the health of local waterways across the Buzzards Bay region. The Coalition is looking for Baywatchers to monitor the water […] Read more »

Inviting Mattapoisett Gardeners

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The Mattapoisett Women’s Club is soliciting Mattapoisett gardens for their 2016 Garden Tour which is scheduled from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 25. Proceeds from the tour support the group’s scholarship fund. Interested in sharing your beautiful garden? Please contact Kay Smith at 508-758-6797 or smithkd@comcast.net. Read more »

Mattapoisett Yacht Club News

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The MYC sailing season is in full swing. The club’s invitational kickoff cookout party on Friday, June 12 was attended by approximately 100 members and guests. Members of the new ORR Sailing Team were on hand to receive awards and recognition for their first season’s performances. It was a beautiful night for the celebration. The […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation

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Town beach opening party will be held on Saturday, June 20 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm. Join Mattapoisett Recreation for the opening of the Town Beach and the newly renovated Town Beach House. DJ Desmond Bourne will provide the music, Seahorse Explorer Counselors will be running the Beach Olympics and the Seaport Slip is hosting […] Read more »

Plymouth County’s Got Talent

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Sara Achorn, of Rochester, was named the overall winner of the “Plymouth County’s Got Talent” singing competition last Thursday night. Twenty-two finalists competed at the Rosebrook Event Center in Wareham after making it through the preliminary round of the competition on the previous Saturday. Ms. Achorn, a 16 year-old sophomore at Old Rochester Regional High […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarships

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The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is happy to announce the winners of the 2015 scholarships to the following seniors from Mattapoisett: Morgan Browning, Victoria Caton, Michael Kassabian from Old Rochester Regional High School and Abigail Rottler from Bristol County Agricultural High. All four students have achieved excellent academic records, completed multiple community service tasks, and participated […] Read more »

Old Rochester Farmers’ Market

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The Old Rochester Farmers’ Market runs every Tuesday from 3:00 – 7:00 pm outside the ORRJHS. This year’s market will have two produce farms, Cervelli’s and Skinny a Dip (organic); Sweet and Salty Farm which has veal and yogurt; Wyandotte Farm with chicken and a variety of other meats; and Robbins Trout Farm with fresh-harvested […] Read more »