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River Rivals483 viewsCody Faustinho and Chris Faustinho Jr., both of Rochester, paddle their way down the Mattapoisett River from Grandma Hartley’s Reservoir in Rochester during the 2006 running of the annual Memorial Day Boat Race. The yearly tradition drew 80 two-person teams who made the nearly 11-mile trek in small, wood-framed boats. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).May 30, 2006
Seniors in Fashion462 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).May 23, 2006
Arts in Action758 viewsSippican School First Grader Emily Hiller tries to create the lifelike ceramic fish from Grainger Pottery on display at the recent “Arts in Action” program held at the school. On May 13, the Marion school hosted its first “Arts in Action” show for members of the staff and local artists. Among other interesting and unique displays were Russian Egg painting, bird carving, mural painting, flip-flop sandal decorating and portrait sculpture.May 23, 2006
Celebrating Culture933 viewsOn the evening of May 4, Old Rochester Regional Junior High School hosted a Multi-Cultural Celebration. Celebrating the culture and history of French and Spanish countries, students displayed artwork, PowerPoint presentations, performed live music and dance and served a variety of French and Spanish food. Performing an African dance are students (l. to r.) Darcie Smalley, Caitlyn Stadelmann, Holly McGreavy, Shanaye Green, Caitlyn Gagnon, and Terel Soares. (Photo courtesy of Jane McCarthy).May 19, 2006
Teaming Up Against Cancer674 viewsMembers of “Team Bertha,” a group of five local mothers and daughters, will walk almost 40 miles in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer with thousands of others to help find a cure. Team Bertha consists of Margaret (Mardee) Xifaras of Marion and her daughters, Juliet Xifaras of Fairhaven and Dena Xifaras of Roslindale, MA and Rochester resident Sharon Hartley and her daughter Amy Hartley-Matteson of Mattapoisett.May 19, 2006
Meet the Candidates608 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).May 09, 2006
Going to the Dogs!614 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).May 09, 2006
Horne Player in Marion606 viewsAs part of the William C. Maxwell Recital Series, Tabor Academy’s own David Horne, Choral Director and Chapel Organist, will perform on the Andrew Heitman Memorial Organ in Tabor’s Wickenden Chapel on Spring Street in Marion beginning at 8:00 pm on Friday, May 12. The concert is free and open to the public. (Photo by Marta Garcia-Gutierrez Baez).May 09, 2006
Citizen Cane748 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.May 02, 2006
Scholarship Supporter591 viewsJeff Costa, a junior at Old Rochester Regional High School, has organized a yard sale to raise money to benefit his classmates from Rochester for the second year in a row. The fund-raiser to benefit the Rochester Scholarship Program will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (rain or shine) at the First Congregational Church in the Rochester town center. (Photo by Nancy MacKenzie).May 02, 2006
A Midsummer Night's Dream950 viewsStudents at Memorial School in Rochester will once again stage one of Shakespeare’s great plays under the direction of teacher Danni Kleiman. This year’s production of The Bard’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the nineteenth annual Shakespeare production to be staged at the school and the first boasting an original adaptation written by Ms. Kleiman with original music composed by former student Michael Amaral. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).May 02, 2006
Rochester Recount537 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).Apr 26, 2006
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