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Old Glory843 viewsPhotographs from the Rochester Country Fair’s unfurling of the American Flags with the National Flag Truck are now available for purchase. The Rochester Country Fair hired Rochester resident Robert Manny of Through the Lens Photography to capture these memorable town photos taken from above, in bucket trucks donated by Barnes Tree Service and Beacon Rentals. Several different photos are available to choose from ... stop by Bev Loves Books located in the Plumb Corner Mall to see them for yourself.Jan 20, 2006
Scottish Highlanders995 viewsJeff and Laura (Cutler) Bickmeier of Arlington and Richard Cutler and Carolyn Gilmore of Rochester pose with a rather soggy copy of The Wanderer during a recent trip hiking on the Scottish West Highland Way, 152 km (95 miles) in eight days. Laura is a 1994 graduate of Old Rochester Regional High School and Richard was formerly Selectman in the Town of Rochester. (Photo by and courtesy of Carolyn Gilmore).Jan 13, 2006
2005: The Year in Review1538 viewsDepicted on this first cover of 2006 are 49 of the 50 covers we published in 2005. One cover is missing ... and astute readers were asked to find out which one and enter a contest to win great prizes!Jan 13, 2006
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Sounds of the Season1628 viewsSounds of holiday music filled the air last weekend at the Mattapoisett Historical Museum and Carriage House where violinist and music teacher Jean West and a strings ensemble played to the public. The performance was part of the Historical Museum’s Annual Holiday Open House and the afternoon also featured stories of Christmas recited by museum curator Bette Roberts. (Photos by and courtesy of Laura McLean).Dec 20, 2005
Mission Improvisation832 viewsSaxophone players Travis and Michael Bliss are joined by bass guitarist Ian McLean. The youngsters find time outside school band practices to jam together in an improvisational jazz combo. (Photo by and courtesy of Laura McLean).Dec 20, 2005
Educator Honored1590 viewsThe Old Rochester Regional District School Committee recently honored Donna Perry at the December school committee meeting for her initiation of the ORR Dance Team and the “Every 15 Minutes” program at Old Rochester Regional High School. Ms. Perry, pictured here with ORR School Committee Chairman Robert Nectow, is a resident of Mattapoisett who is in her second year with ORR. (Photo courtesy of Danielle Brightman).Dec 20, 2005
Merry Christmas!895 viewsFamiliar Christmas holiday icons Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Santa and Mrs. Claus dance with an eager young boy during the Town of Mattapoisett’s “Holiday in the Park” held at Shipyard Park earlier this month. (Photo by and courtesy of Rebecca McCullough).Dec 20, 2005
Old Hammondtown Holiday1787 viewsMembers of the Old Hammondtown School Concert Band recently played Holiday Music for the Mattapoisett Women’s Club at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. (Photo by and courtesy of Sandy Thomas).Dec 13, 2005
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ORR Merit Scholars1181 viewsSchool Superintendent Dr. William Cooper and ORR High School Principal Bruce Clarke pose with Laurel Leake and Allison Browne who have been named Commended Students in the 2006 National Merit Scholarship Program. (Photo courtesy of Jane McCarthy).Dec 13, 2005
Holiday in Shipyard Park676 viewsThe Town of Mattapoisett once again sponsored their Annual ‘Holiday in the Park’ festivities on Saturday, December 10 at Shipyard Park. Special guests in attendance included none other than Santa and Mrs. Claus, their helper elves, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Frosty the Snowman. (Photo courtesy of Barbara Sullivan).Dec 13, 2005
A Christmas Story1240 viewsThree-year-old Emily Wilson of Marion enjoys a Christmas story read by Elaine Botelho (center) and Bobbie Gaspar at Mattapoisett’s Holiday in the Park. Alison Feltman, far left, handed out candy canes during festivities as Santa made his annual arrival and local musicians filled the frosty air with Christmas carols. (Photo by Laura McLean).Dec 13, 2005
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Santa, Baby577 viewsSanta poses with Caitlin Collier, daughter of Jeremy and Sarah Collier of Mattapoisett, during the photo-taking session at Mattapoisett’s Holiday in the Park. (Photo courtesy of Rebecca McCullough).Dec 13, 2005
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