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Winning Smile448 viewsNewly-elected Marion Selectman Roger F. Blanchette flashes a winning smile just moments before hearing he handily defeated incumbent David K. Pierce in the May 30 Annual Town Election. He garnered 666 votes to Mr. Pierce's 579. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Four Score472 viewsFor the fourth consecutive year the team of Sean Shaw of Rochester and C.J. Hedges of Hamden, CT, took first place honors in the 2006 Memorial Day Boat Race on the Mattapoisett River. Here the team is seen emerging from beneath the arch bridge as they make their way to cross the finish line in just under two hours. (Photo by John Bescherer).
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Land Ho!477 viewsWeary contestants in the 2006 Annual Memorial Day Boat Race on the Mattapoisett River heave their wooden boat from the water after crossing the finish line. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Ducks in a Row465 viewsAristides Papadakis of Rochester and Roland Martin III of West Wareham (Team #37) try to keep up with two unregistered contestants in the 2006 Annual Memorial Day Boat Race on the Mattapoisett River. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Memorial Day 2006426 viewsThe Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen and State Representative William Straus march in the town's 2006 Memorial Day Parade. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Memorial Day 2006414 viewsMattapoisett Brownie Troop marches in the town's 2006 Memorial Day Parade. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Seniors in Fashion455 viewsThe Rochester Council on Aging (COA) sponsored a Senior Fashion Show at the Rochester Senior Center on Friday, May 19 as part of their “Senior Week” activities. Several volunteer COA models showed off fashions from Bon Worth, located in the Vanity Fair Outlet in North Dartmouth. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Meet the Candidates603 viewsCandidates for elected offiices in Mattapoisett recently attended a “Meet the Candidates” night. Pictured here are candidates Steve Hanna, Jim Huntoon, David Kiernan, and Barry Denham. About 30 people stopped by the American Legion Hall on Depot Street on May 7 to meet the candidates during an informal Open House session. Mattapoisett’s Annual Town Election takes place on Tuesday, May 16. (Photo by and courtesy of Rebecca H. McCullough).
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Going to the Dogs!612 viewsSome “puppies” in rehearsal for the Marion Art Center’s production of 101 Dalmatians which opens on Friday, May 12 at 7:00 pm with additional shows on Saturday, May 13 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, May 14 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $5 for kids, $8 for adults and reservations can be made by calling 508-748-1266. (Photo courtesy of Wendy Bidstrup).
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Citizen Cane745 viewsMinnie Fermino of 12 Baptist Street in Mattapoisett was recently bestowed with the Boston Post Cane as the town’s oldest resident of record. The cane was presented to Ms. Fermino by Selectman Steve Lombard, Selectman Ray Andrews, and Town Clerk Barbara Sullivan. Also in attendance were Ms. Fermino’s children Caroline, Maurice (Mudgie), Peter and David. Created by Boston Post publisher Edwin A. Grozier, the Boston Post Cane is a New England tradition which dates back to 1909.
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Rochester Recount534 viewsNewly-elected Rochester Selectman Dan McGaffey (background) looks on while his wife Kathryn observes a hand recount of the election ballots. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Rural Recount534 viewsFormer Selectman Gary Laboa (background) consults with Attorney Rick Manning during the election recount while reconfirmed winner Dan McGaffey waits for the results. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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