ORRHS Revises Handbook Addressing E-Cigs


In order to adapt to changes in technology and behavior among young adults, the Old Rochester Regional High School Student Handbook is always changing. A new rule added earlier this year is cracking down on the use of electronic cigarettes, which come in many shapes and forms, making them a hard item to regulate. Although […] Read more »

19 Inducted into Cum Laude Society at Tabor


At Tabor Academy’s graduation on Tuesday, May 26, nineteen seniors who have earned top academic honors were inducted into Tabor’s Cum Laude Society. The Society was initiated in 1906 to highlight superior academic performance, with chapters granted only to high schools with academic programs that met the Society’s stringent standards. Tabor was granted a chapter […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


The following local residents were among more than 800 students from Providence College who received undergraduate degrees during the College’s Ninety-Seventh Commencement Exercises held on Sunday, May 17. – Shanice DaSilva, a resident of Marion, received a bachelor’s degree – Haley Frade, a resident of Marion, received a bachelor’s degree Cum Laude – Meghan Kelly, […] Read more »

UCCRT Graduates


The following students will graduate from the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School on June 7: – Kyle Boyle of Marion, Plumbing & Heating – Jessica Tripp of Marion, Auto Collision Repair – Megan Youlden of Marion, Culinary Arts Read more »

Tabor Graduates Class of 2015


The Tabor Academy community came together at the campus waterfront on May 26 to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2015. Local graduate Logan Russell of Marion opened the ceremony with the National Anthem and 1971 graduate Carmine Martignetti addressed the guests as the chair of the Board of Trustees. Co-Heads of School Ned […] Read more »

Hard Work, Preparation Make Junior Semi Memorable


When looking through this year’s Old Rochester Regional High School yearbook, pay close attention to the ‘Favorite Memories’ section of each senior’s special write-up. An event commonly mentioned by the Class of 2015 as the most memorable is the Junior Semi-Formal, which this year occurred on Friday, May 15. One of the most important events […] Read more »

Bishop Stang Graduates

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The following Tri-Town students from the Class of 2015 graduated from Bishop Stang High School: From Marion: Matthew Burnett, Matthew Lee, and Maura Lonergan From Mattapoisett: Samuel Appleton, Meghan Cote, Sandra Decas, Emma Downes, Caroline Downey, Matthew Dufresne, Carolyn Foley, Meredith Gauvin, Megan Goulart, Rubén Llanas-Colón, Anne Martin, Katherine Martin, Veronica Piva, and Danlei (Gladys) […] Read more »

Senior Projects


This year, 26 seniors took advantage of the senior project program to pursue an interest that they have for the final quarter of their Tabor Academy career. According to Julie Crosby, the program director, this year’s projects were diverse. Topics included 3-D computer modeling, dress making, and fundraising for nonprofits. There was also epic poetry […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Scholarship Awarded


The Town of Mattapoisett scholarship committee is pleased to announce that it has awarded its 2015 scholarship in the amount of $1000 to Victoria Leigh Caton. Ms. Caton will be studying for a degree in Nursing at Curry College. The committee would like everyone to know that the funds for this award were donated by […] Read more »

Academic Achievements


Some 2,975 students were awarded a variety of degrees – undergraduate, graduate and M.D. – during the University of Vermont’s 214th commencement ceremonies on May 17. Among degree recipients were students from 42 states and 85 international students from 16 countries. A list of local students and the degree earned by each follows: – Lily […] Read more »