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Launching Into Summer386 viewsAnother sailboat is launched into Mattapoisett Harbor recently in anticipation of the busy summer sailing season after a long winter hibernation. As Memorial Day quickly approaches, more and more vessels will begin dotting the harbors in both Mattapoisett and Marion as residents prepare to enjoy the scenic waters of both seaside communities. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
Springtime in Bloom376 viewsMembers of the Garden Club of Buzzards Bay prepare for their annual plant sale to be held Saturday, May 17 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at St. Mary’s Church Parish Center, 783 Dartmouth Street in South Dartmouth. Pictured (from left) are Leslie Bernert, Dr. Gail Davidson, and Agnes Armstrong of South Dartmouth and Ellie Smith of Mattapoisett standing among some of the flowers to be featured at the sale. (Photo by Laura McLean.)
Jazzing It Up333 viewsThe Dixie Diehards returned to the Marion Art Center on Saturday, April 26 for a performance at 7:30 pm. The group was formed in August, 2006 and is made up of men who are traditional jazz and Dixieland music enthusiasts, many of whom are also members of the long-established Stone Street Strummers Banjo Band. Bill Kiesewetter of Marion plays keyboard with the group. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
Baseball in Rochester345 viewsAbout 100 players in the Rochester Youth Baseball (RYB) Little League participated in the official Opening Day parade and ceremony held in the town center on Saturday morning, April 19. The players along with their family members and friends, marched from the town green near Town Hall to the Dexter Lane ballfields behind the Police Station where team rosters and schedules were announced For more information about RYB, visit (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
Meeting Morrie349 viewsActors Todd Yates Gosselin (Mitch) and John McFadden (Morrie) of the Harwich Winter Theater troupe staged a moving production of Tuesdays With Morrie at the Rochester Senior Center on Saturday afternoon, April 12. The story chronicles the relationship shared by author Mitch Albom and his professor and mentor, Morrie Schwartz. The Harwich troupe accepted an invitation form Rochester Council on Aging Director Sharon Lally after seeing their production at a conference last October. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
Bard Again346 viewsStudents in the Grade 5 and 6 Drama Club at Rochester’s Memorial School rehearse for their annual Shakespeare production which will be performed under the direction of Danni Kleiman on Thursday, April 10 at 1:00 pm and again on Friday, April 11 at 7:00 pm at the school. This year the club will proudly present The Bard’s Twelfth Night featuring 22 actors and six stage crew members made up of Grade 5 and 6 students with two additional Grade 4 students involved in the production. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
Musical Majesty358 viewsORR High School student Chelsie Nectow sings the signature song “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina” in the lead role of Eva Peron during the ORR Drama Club’s stellar production of Evita which was staged in the high school auditorium on March 27-30, 2008 under the direction of Paul Sardinha. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
Imaginations Soar314 viewsORR High School’s “Destination Imagination” Team will be heading off to the State Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute after tying for first place at the recent Regional Tournament. Members of the 2008 ORR DI Team pictured here include Connor Bost, Alex Cordeiro, Betsy Silvia, Noah Martinez, Brady Wheeler and Casey Whelihan. Not pictured, but also a member of the team is Jillian Grota. The team is managed by Debra R. Cordeiro. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
Evita at ORR335 viewsDan Andrews as Che, Chelsie Nectow as Eva Peron and Tucker Johnson as Juan Peron rehearse for the ORR Drama Club’s upcoming production of Evita to be presented in the auditorium of ORR High School March 27, 28 and 29 at 7:30 pm with a matinee performance on Sunday, March 30 at 2:00 pm. Directed by Paul Sardinha with costumes by Helen Blake, the award-winning show by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice tells the compelling story of an actress who married the President of Argentina. (Photo by Libby Johnson).
Sea Bees Win356 viewsSpelling Bee organizer Geri Owens presents the Seaside School Sea Bees team consisting of Diane Hartley, Rania Lavronos and Trina Waniga with their trophies for winning the Second Annual Lizzie T’s Spelling Bee to benefit Marion’s Elizabeth Taber Library on Thursday, March 6. The team beat out ten other three-person teams by correctly spelling “armagnac” in the final elimination round. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
Taking the Plunge352 viewsDippers Molly Richards and Jesse Hodges were awarded prizes for coming in costume to the Third Annual Frigid Friend-Zee which was held on Saturday morning, March 1 at YMCA’s Camp Massasoit in Mattapoisett. The annual event was moved from January to March this year and is done to raise funds for the YMCA’s after-school programs. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
Idol Magic361 viewsTwelve-year-old Simone Cardosa, who sang the song “I Believe,” was the overall winner in the First Annual Magic of Music Idol Contest which was held at the Knight’s of Columbus Hall in Mattapoisett on Saturday evening, February 23. The event was the brainchild of Rochester resident Jillian Marie Jensen, Miss Massachusetts Teen America 2007, and was a showcase for talented young performers who wished to display their singing abilities in an American Idol-style setting. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
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