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Goth Girl: A Ghost Story365 viewsThe mystery woman seen standing in Rochester’s Sherman Cemetery may or may not be a figure of Tina’s imagination. To find out, you’ll have to read “Goth Girl: A Ghost Story,” an original work of fiction commemorating Halloween. (Photo montage by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Pick A Pumpkin461 viewsChildren hollow out pumpkins and prepare to carve them into traditional Halloween Jack-O’-Lanterns during the Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Fall Celebration on Sunday, October 15 at the Mattapoisett Historical Museum and Carriage House. In the tradition of a harvest celebration, pumpkins carvers were also given tips on how they could prepare the pumpkin seeds to and toast them in the oven. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
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House of Horrors!385 viewsSpooky setpieces are strewn throughout the Haunted Yard display located at 57 Fort Street in Fairhaven (across from the Fairhaven Shipyard). This annual “Terror Tradition” is hosted by the father and son team of Richard and Matthew Brodeur to benefit local Shriner’s Hospitals. The yard is open to visitors — if you dare! — every Friday and Saturday night from dusk until 9:30 pm and on Sundays from dusk until 9:00 pm throughout the month of October, including Halloween night. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Shellfishing in Season441 viewsHorace Field, Mattapoisett’s Assistant Harbormaster and Deputy Shellfish Warden, and his lab Bonnie enjoy an afternoon of quahogging along a Mattapoisett beach. As of October 15 you can also harvest scallops (through April 1). Quahogging can be done anytime with a shellfishing permit from the Mattapoisett Town Hall. Bonnie digs quahogs, too, under her master’s permit! (Photo by and courtesy of Laura McLean).
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Closing A Chapter447 viewsRochester’s Facilities Manager Mike Meunier poses with outgoing Library Director Olivia Melo in front of the newly-finished front foyer at the Plumb Memorial Library — one of Ms. Melo’s completed projects. After three years as Library Director, Ms. Melo is leaving Rochester to take a job with the Lakeville Public Library. (Photo by Nancy MacKenzie).
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Faith, Food and Fun420 viewsChildren enjoy fun and games during the Mattapoisett Congregational Church’s Third Annual Homecoming Sunday at historic Ned’s Point in Mattapoisett. This “glorious day of fun, faith and food” opened the beginning of a new year for the congregation’s Sunday School program and concluded with a family picnic at the point. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
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Gridiron Gang349 viewsMembers of the Old Rochester Youth Football (ORYF) team recently faced off against Dartmouth during their first home game of the season at Bulldog Stadium at ORR High School. The ORYF team will next play the Sakonnet Scooners on Sunday, September 10. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
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Winner on the Water292 viewsGeorge Moffat, Jr., of Marion, poses with the trophy he won after handily winning the 2006 Annual Herreshoff Association Championship held in Marion aboard his Herreshoff, Swan Song. Posing with Mr. Moffat is Joey DuBois, who also presented him with the new “Savvy Sailor” Award, given in memory of her mother, Kathryn Watson Saltonstall, to the skipper over the age of 65 who placed highest in the fleet. (Photo by and courtesy of Anne T. Converse).
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Suitable for Framing280 viewsAntique enthusiast Dennis Gouveia poses within an antique frame that is just one example of the many fine items that were on display during the recent Marion Antiques Show at Tabor Academy. The annual show has been dubbed “The Little Gem of New England” and draws over 70 dealers each year. (Photo courtesy of Frank McNamee).
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Crossing the Finish Line374 viewsKaren Regan of Somerset, MA, crosses the finish line in the First Annual Rochester Road Race held on Saturday, August 12 in anticipation of this weekend’s Annual Country Fair. Ms. Regan was the women’s overall winner with a finish time of 22:06. (Photo by and courtesy of Angela Kantner).
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Getting A Kick Out of Soccer307 viewsAn instructor shows a player how to properly handle the ball during a recent Soccer Academy training session held at the Mariner Soccer Club in Fairhaven. The next week-long training series starts on Monday, August 14 and there will be a walk-up registration day on August 18 for any player aged 7-14 who wishes to experience a day of the academy training. For more information, please call or e-mail Ray M. Cabral at 508-728-1377 or rcabral@umassd.edu. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Smooth Sailing in Buzzards Bay315 viewsFourteen classes of racing vessels will fill Sippican Harbor this weekend as the 34th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta (BBR) kicks off on August 4, 5 and 6 in Marion. One of the largest multi-class regattas in the United States, the prestigious BBR draws over 400 boats each year. (Photo by and courtesy of Official BBR Photographer Fran Grenon, Spectrum Photo, www.spectrumphotofg.com).
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