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 »

Mattapoisett Congregational Church

Summer worship should be cool and casual, so Mattapoisett Congregational Church, UCC, will move Sunday morning worship from the Sanctuary to Reynard Hall beginning August 6. All the usual worship elements will be in place for the 9:00 am service, including sermon, music, hymns, etc. The mood will be more upbeat and casual, and the […] Read more »

Member Pre-Sale for MAC’s The Dinner Party Tickets

Marion Art Center is pleased to announce the ticket pre-sale and sale for its upcoming production of The Dinner Party by Neil Simon. The bittersweet comic drama revolves around a comically chaotic French dinner party. Six people – three divorced couples – arrive to dine in a chic Parisian restaurant, each unbeknownst to the other. […] Read more »

The Sippican Hotel During the Golden Age of Marion

During the late 1800s and early 1900s, the Sippican Hotel was a cornerstone of what became known as the Golden Age of Marion, Massachusetts. At its peak, the Sippican Hotel represented the finest elegance and style in the time of high culture in Marion’s history. David K. Pierce, Vice President of the Sippican Historical Society, […] Read more »

Old Rochester Farmers’ Market

Old Rochester Farmers’ Market is held every Tuesday from 3:00 – 6:00 pm at Old Rochester Regional Junior High School. There is live entertainment, and every week from 4:00 – 5:00 pm your children can enjoy a mix of interactive book read-a-louds and activities, best for ages 2 and up, but all families are welcome […] Read more »