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Family Masterpiece 103 viewsWith the help of unseasonably warm weather, Visual Artist Jill Hoy paints a Mattapoisett Village home. The artwork was commissioned by two children for their parents as a surprise 30th anniversary gift. Photo by Felix Perez. January 26, 2012 edition
Sippican Moon165 viewsWanderer reader Tania Tan took this photo of a full moon hanging low over Sippican Harbor on January 7, 2012. Ms. Tan shared the photo on The Wanderer's Facebook page, and Wanderer staff loved the photo so much, it was made this week's cover. Do you have a Tri-Town picture to share? We want to see it! Find us at and "like" us!
SUV Fire170 viewsAn SUV was completely consumed by a fire in Rochester on Braley Hill Road, on Saturday evening, January 7, 2012. A passing motorist saw the flames and helped direct the occupants to safety. No injuries were reported, but Police Chief Paul Magee reported that the vehicle was a "total loss". Photo by Laura Fedak Pedulli. January 12, 2012 edition
Tinkhamtown Chapel 406 viewsCarolers gathered at Tinkhamtown Chapel in Mattapoisett on the evening of December 17, 2011, to evoke the Christmas spirit. Revelers enjoyed old holiday song favorites and warmth from a potbelly stove. Photo by Felix Perez. December 22, 2011 edition
Ahoy Santa!155 viewsThe annual Marion Holiday Stroll took place on Sunday, December 11, 2011. As usual, Santa arrived at Barden's Boatyard on Front Street and with the help of the Sippican School Cottage Street Jam Band, led the Stroll to the Bicentennial Park for a tree lighting. Photo by Felix Perez. December 15, 2011 edition
Rochester tree Lighting172 viewsA heavy fog didn’t stop revelers from enjoying the Rochester Tree Lighting on December 5, 2011. Children from Rochester Memorial School treated the town to holiday music and started the season off with fun. Photo by Felix Perez. December 8, 2011 edition
Rochester Green128 views'Tis the season, once more! On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 26, 2011, locals stopped by the Rochester Women's Clubhouse to pick up their fresh wreaths and trees. The proceeds from the sale helped the Rochester Women's Club purchase a new roof for their Clubhouse. The tree and wreath sale will continue on the weekends of December 3 and 4 and December 10 and 11 from noon to 2:00 pm. Left to right, Club members Nancy Boutin and Marsha Hartley helped sell wreaths and trees. Photo by Robert Chiarito
Gobble Gobble Go!108 viewsThe first annual Marion Recreation Turkey Trot was held on Sunday, November 20, 2011. The winners were: Women's Division, Debe Griesbauer, 41, from Boston, with a running time of 19:19; and Men's Division, Taylor Washburn, 26, of Marion MA, with a running time of 16:42. Photo by Robert Chiarito. November 24, 2011 edition
Speed Racers115 viewsUnder the direction of Will Poirier, the Marion Pack 32 held their annual Soapbox Derby on Sunday, November 13 on Holmes Street. All the dens built their own cars this year. Photo by Felix Perez. November 17, 2011 edition
Veteran's Day167 viewsTop row, left to right: The Marion VFW cannon, a veteran's grave at Cushing Cemetery, the American and POW MIA flag on Front Street. Middle row: The World War memorial on Front Street, a citizen's flag on New Bedford Road in Rochester, the Veteran's memorial at Mattapoisett library. Bottom row: the Rochester Town Hall memorial, the Civil War memorial at the Music Hall and the Rochester Honor Roll on Marion Road. Photos by Anne Kakley and Paul Lopes. November 10, 2011 edition
Aquaculture Rules 313 viewsAt the end of the Walega-Livingstone Preserve in Mattapoisett, Brandt Island Cove is a serene view, and home to an existing aquaculture operation. At a November 1 meeting, the Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen held a public hearing for a final reading of the Aquaculture Rules and Regulations and Waterfront Management Plan. Based on public comment, the documents will be finalized and approved before the end of the year. Photo by Paul Lopes. November 3, 2011 edition
2011 Halloween Cover Contest Winner183 viewsThe winner of our 2011 Halloween Cover Contest by Emma Wyman
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