An International Goodbye

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Finals week has left students drained, yet relieved to begin the months-long decompression period known as summer vacation. It’s the moment students are excited about from the moment they begin school in September – a time to spend time on what they enjoy doing, while spending time with their friends on the sunny New England […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

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The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that more than 4,986 undergraduates have qualified for the Spring 2016 Dean’s List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island’s cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, other states and 25 countries. The following students from the Tri-Town were […] Read more »

ORR Class of 1964 Annual Summer Gathering

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The Old Rochester Class of 1964 will hold their annual summer gathering at noon on July 9 at Ned’s Point Lighthouse rain or shine. Classmates and friends are invited to bring a lawn chair and a bag lunch to catch up on the past year’s activities, reminisce about the good old days or just enjoy […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

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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: – Abigail Field, who will attend UMASS Dartmouth and major in History. She is […] Read more »

Tri-Town Education Foundation

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The Tri-Town Education Foundation is looking for Foundation members to take it through the next decade and beyond, helping to administer the Lighthouse Fund, which provides grants to the Tri-Town school community each year. The Lighthouse Fund is an endowed fund of the Old Rochester Educational Foundation Inc. which means that it is a permanent […] Read more »

Senior Walk

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Former Sippican School seniors of the Class of 2016 re-visited the school for one last time as students on Friday, June 3 during the “Senior Walk.” ORR graduating seniors of Mattapoisett and Rochester also visited their respective elementary schools greeted with applause from students and staff as they paraded through the halls of time that […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

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The following Tri-Town residents graduated May 15 from Saint Michael’s College. – Gabrielle Rose Kondracki of Mattapoisett with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in English. – Thomas Michael Tucker of Mattapoisett with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Dean’s List at Lehigh University status, which is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average […] Read more »

Shakespeare Meets Marty McFly

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Laughter erupted from Old Rochester’s auditorium on the evening of May 26 as the theater class put on their annual show. This year’s production, titled Scenes from Shakespeare II, included eight of the most famous scenes from all of Shakespeare’s works, with each scene set in a different time period from the 1940s on. Kathleen […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

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Jeremy Aanensen of Marion will graduate from Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School on June 5. Aanensen majored in Engineering. The following Tri-Town residents were among 1,292 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2016 semester. – Oliver Lizotte of Mattapoisett is a member […] Read more »

MCC Scholarship Winners

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Sunday, May 22 was ‘Scholarship Sunday’ at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. Four exceptional young women were introduced during the worship service: Abigail Field, Alexus Garcia, Keegan Lant and Charlotte Van Voorhis. Abby, an ORR senior, received a scholarship from the church’s Women’s Community Guild. She will be attending the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, to major […] Read more »