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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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Witch Rock, Rochester469 viewsWitch Rock, Rochester
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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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Locks of Love462 viewsRochester sisters Arissa Anne Underhill (age 9) and Deianeira Marie Underhill (age 7), both students at Rochester’s Memorial School, recently had their hair cut to be donated to the charity “Locks of Love.” Hairdresser “Deb F.” of Hair and Body Solutions in Rochester cut the girls’ long locks which will be donated to make wigs for children suffering hair loss due to cancer treatments. Both girls were born with their own medical issues and received years of care from local hospitals.
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Marion Fire Department458 viewsMarion Fire Department
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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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Police Commendation450 viewsConstable Greg Lupson of the Major Crime Unit of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently presented Mattapoisett Patrolman Andrew Murray, Sergeant Jason King, and Police Chief Mary Lyons with an award from Canadian authorities for their great teamwork and quick thinking in apprehending Gregory Despres on the night of April 26, 2005. (Photo by Nancy MacKenzie).
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Taber Library, Marion448 viewsTaber Library, Marion
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Tabulating Trees448 viewsDeborah Smiley, a member of Mattapoisett’s Tree Committee, measures trees in Shipyard Park as part of her study on trees in the town’s village. She is assisted by ORR eighth grader Olivia McLean, who is doing the work as community service. (Photo by Laura McLean).
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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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Defib Donation439 viewsRochester Chief Dispatcher Tracy Eldridge (left) presents Rochester Police Chief Paul Magee (right) with a new portable defibrillator which Ms. Eldridge managed to purchase with a donation she solicited from People in Business Care (PIBC). The $3,000 donated unit will be kept inside one of the on-duty police cruisers at all times. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Library Leaning432 viewsThe Mattapoisett Free Public Library Trustees recently announced the installation of a new handrail which should afford easier access to the library in its temporary quarters at Center School, especially for those citizens who have had difficulty climbing the outside staircase. The first patrons to officially use this new handrail were longtime library volunteer “Papa” John Hilsabeck and his 3-year old granddaughter Rachel Foye, pictured here.
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