Birding at East Over Reservation


On Sunday, June 8 at 7:00 am, The Trustees of Reservations and the Paskamansett Bird Club will sponsor a bird walk at East Over Reservation in Rochester. The Reservation’s wide open fields provide ideal habitat for bobolinks, bluebirds, orioles and other grassland birds. Join local bird expert Bill Gil to explore this protected landscape and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship Winners


For over 60 years, The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club has been striving to help young people in their educational pursuits. This year, the Club is happy to award four scholarships to students from Old Rochester Regional High School. The selected students are: Amanda Carreiro, daughter of Anne and Jeff Carreiro. Amanda will attend Northeastern University to […] Read more »

Marion Resident to Play at JazzFest


Marion resident, Marcus Monteiro, will be performing at New Bedford JazzFest 2014 on Saturday, June 14 with his quartet, the MonteiroBots. This dynamic young saxophonist began studying his instrument in the fifth grade when his parents found an old saxophone at a yard sale. Although he had expressed a desire to study the piano, 10-year […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Land Trust Grants


The Mattapoisett Land Trust is pleased to announce that it has recently received word of two foundation grants to be used for the acquisition of the 22-acre Downey property on Mattapoisett Neck Road. The grants from the Sheehan Family Foundation and the Fields Pond Foundation of $5,000 and $10,000 respectively will help significantly in meeting […] Read more »

Tri-County Music Association Reverse Raffle

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Announcing the first ever Tri-County Music Association Reverse Raffle. Here is how it works: Individuals may purchase tickets (as many as they would like) for $20 a ticket with a number on it. Each ticket has a corresponding token (ball). A total of 10 tokens will be drawn at breaks of the Tri-County Symphonic Band […] Read more »

MNHM Summer Programs


Come and enjoy the summer in Marion with the Marion Natural History Museum’s Summer Programs. Life along the Shore: During this program, we will be visiting the shoreline and exploring the plants and animals that live in our area’s many coastal habitats. With the use of games, journals, introductory science techniques and hands-on activities, this […] Read more »

Much Ado About Nothing at ORR


Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare, will be performed by the students in the Old Rochester Regional High School Theater Elective on Thursday, May 22 in the high school auditorium. In the re-imagined setting of WWII, complete with music by the Andrews Sisters, Shakespeare’s romantic comedy comes alive. Returning soldiers – Don Pedro, Claudio […] Read more »

Lion’s Club Award of Excellence


Donald Bamburger, President of The Mattapoisett Lions Club, one of 45,000 Lion’s Clubs around the world, announced the recipient of 2014 Mattapoisett Lion’s Club Award of Excellence in the amount of $5,000. This year’s recipient is Rachel Brown, a senior at Old Rochester Regional High School. Rachel has been admitted to the School of Health […] Read more »

YMCA Sippican Learning Center


YMCA Sippican Learning Center is one of the first programs to receive a Level 3 (out of 4) by the Department of Early Education and Care for their high-quality program. The ECR and ITR scales were used to evaluate Space and Furnishings, Personal Care Routines, Language and Reasoning, Activities, Teacher Interactions with Children and Parents, […] Read more »

Sippican Lands Trust Lectures in May

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The Sippican Lands Trust will be hosting two lectures in May at our office located at 354 Front Street in Marion next to Uncle Jon’s Coffee. Refreshments and lite fare will be provided at both lectures. These events are free and open to the public. On Thursday May 22 at 6:00 pm, Dr. John Teal, […] Read more »