Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is pleased to offer four $1,000 scholarship awards to Mattapoisett residents who are high school seniors, graduating June 2017. Those who are re-entering the academic world after graduating prior to 2017, and are in pursuit of a post-secondary degree program, will also be considered for one of these awards. Mattapoisett Woman’s Club […] Read more »

ORR High School Honor Roll

The following students have achieved honors for the second term at Old Rochester Regional High School: Highest Honors, Grade 9: Gabrielle Bold, Mary Butler, Emma Gabriel, Grace Greany, Audrey Knox, Ian McCann, Alexa McLeod, Alexandra Moniz, Natalie Nilson, Janey Rego, Mackenzie Riley, Hannah Stallings; Grade 10: Alexandra Fluegel, Lily Govoni, Amelia Isabelle, Rosemary Loer, Samantha […] Read more »

An Early February Break Delights at ORR

New England weather events and one New England sports event in particular happened to give students and teachers a reprieve from school a week ahead of schedule. The first day off for a group of students was the previous Tuesday. While school was in session, several skipped the day and took the commuter train up […] Read more »

Scholarships Available for Tri-Town Seniors

Graduating high school seniors from the Tri-Town area are urged to apply for a several scholarships now available through the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts (CFSEMA). The following scholarships can be applied for online by clicking the “Apply for a Scholarship” link on the CFSEMA website,, beginning on February 1. Both parts of the […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Riley Johnson of Marion has qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Seton Hall University. To make Dean’s List, students must have at least a 3.4 GPA and can get no grade lower than a C. Massachusetts Maritime Academy has recently named Cadet Mariah Allen of Rochester to the Dean’s List during the fall […] Read more »

Greater New Bedford Garden Club Scholarship

The Greater New Bedford Garden Club is accepting applications for the $1,500 Rose L. Murphy Scholarship to be awarded to a student enrolled in a full-time college program in 2017-2018. The applicant must be pursuing a degree either in environmental sciences, horticulture, landscape architecture, conservation, or related scientific fields. Students are required to have been […] Read more »

Blanche B. Perry Scholarship

The Mattapoisett Land Trust is seeking applicants for their $1,000 “Blanche B. Perry Scholarship.” This award is available to a Mattapoisett resident interested in the field of Environmental Studies, Sciences, Technology or a related field, and is a graduating senior from a secondary school by June 2017. The scholarship is made available through the Edith […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Benjamin DeMello of Rochester received Dean’s List honors at the University of Maine for fall 2016, completing 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The following Framingham State University students were named to the Dean’s List or the President’s list for the fall 2016 […] Read more »

Flu Concerns at ORR

The flu season is once again upon the Tri-Town. Although many will feel tempted to attend school or work regardless of the severity of their symptoms, do yourself and everyone else a favor and stay home to keep from further spreading the sickness. ORRHS has recognized the presence of the influenza in the area and […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Month

The Elks of Wareham Lodge No. 1548 sponsors the Elks Student of the Month and Student of the Year Awards for students enrolled in local area high schools. The criteria used in nominating a student includes a student who excels in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school and community service, industry […] Read more »