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Flash Mob58 viewsMattapoisett native and Old Rochester Regional graduate Chad Michael Peters coordinated a "flash mob" on December 16. The mob of over 200 carolers, including many Tri-Town residents, convened at the Dartmouth Mall to surprise shoppers with a medley of three holiday classics: "Deck the Halls", "Silent Night" and "Jingle Bells". Just as soon as the mob showed up, it dispersed. Photo by Felix Perez.
Eight Days Begin98 viewsHanukkah, the Festival of Lights, begins this evening at sundown. A Menorah at the Mattapoisett Town Hall recognizes the Jewish eight-day holiday. Photo by Anne Kakley.
Quahogging with Dad115 views12-year-old Wyatt Major, a student at Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, recently enjoyed a quahogging trip with his father Bill Major and family pet Dally. Reader submitted photo by Bill Major.
Corcordia Launches162 viewsMattapoisett resident Brian Kvilhaug will skipper the new fishing vessel, Concordia, which was launched in Fairhaven on Friday, December 2, 2011. The 95-foot, 199-ton steel scallop boat is the first built in the area in the past 50 years, and was built at D. N. Kelly’s shipyard in Fairhaven. The Concordia was christened by Allison Kvilhaug, daughter of the skipper. It replaces the original Concordia built in 1946. Photo by Tony Lopes.
For the Troops62 viewsOn the far right, Mattapoisett resident Alicia Sullivan meets with volunteers in Newport, RI, last week, to send over 160 boxes of food and necessities to American troops stationed in Afghanistan. The goods were collected from municipal and business locations all over the Tri-Town. Photo courtesy of Alicia Sullivan.
A Christmas Carol64 viewsStudents Peter Carboni of Wareham and Abigail Wheeler of Marion prepare for an upcoming production A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley. The cast features over twenty actors from area towns. The production opens on Friday, December 2 at 7:30 pm at The Alley Theatre, 133 Center Street in Middleboro and runs on Saturday, December 3 at 3:00 pm and at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15 per person. For more information please call 508-946-1071 or visit Photo courtesy of Burt Wood School of Performing
November Sunshine127 viewsThe Tri-Town got its dose of November sunshine and warmth on November 8, 2011, as mid-day temperatures reached the upper 60s. Here, four-year old Carly Mello of Mattapoisett soaks up some sun at Shipyard Park. Photo by Anne Kakley.
Prize Winners128 viewsRochester resident Mark Sollauer (left), author of "The Knights of Old Rochester", was the winner of the 2011 Wanderer Halloween story contest. Also, Marion resident Emma Wyman (right, with mom, Diane) won our Halloween cover contest. Both visited us at the Wanderer office to pick up their grand prize - an iPod Touch! Thanks to all who entered. Photos by Anne Kakley.
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53 viewsCafe Parlez will be discussing The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie on Monday, November 28, 2011 6:30 pm. This book, which was slated to be taught to Old Rochester Regional eighth graders but later pulled, elicited discussion among junior high parents, some who supported the school's decision to teach the book, some who thought it was too mature for their children.
Wanderer Gives to the Lions117 viewsOn October 26, 2011, the Wanderer presented a check to the Mattapoisett Lions. The check, totaling $1048, represented one dollar per Facebook fan as of October 8. We allowed our readers to vote who would receive the money, and the Mattapoisett Lions received the majority of votes. Thank you to everyone who submitted a vote! Pictured here, Wanderer Publisher Paul Lopes presents Mattapoisett Lions president Joe Murray with a check at their meeting. Photo by Anne Kakley.
Halloween in the Tri-Town116 viewsWe are excited about Halloween - are you? Have you decorated your lawn or know of a really spooky set up in the Tri-Town? Let us know! Either post on our Facebook wall, or e-mail with your scary Tri-Town spots. If we gather enough, we're going to post a Halloween map of all the Halloween spots. This scary display can be viewed on Ned's Point Road. Photo by Paul Lopes.
PeeWee Pantry62 viewsUnder the direction of Coach Sarah Holick, the ORR Junior Pee Wee Cheerleader Squad collected dry and canned goods for Shepherd's Pantry in Acushnet at the Mini Mites football game on October 23, 2011. Photos by Robert Chiarito.
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