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Coke and a Smile920 viewsThe Duffy family poses with a copy of The Wanderer at the "Coke Cool Set" in the Disney/MGM Theme Park during a recent family vacation in Orlando, FL. Pictured (l. to r.) are Wendy, Catherine, Julia, John and John Duffy. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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).
Mining Marion's Treasures894 viewsAn elaborate exhibit from last year’s Marion Antiques Show can only mean another year has passed and what has been called “the little gem of New England” will once again take place on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 in the air conditioned exhibition hall at Tabor Academy in Marion. A Gala Preview Party will kick things off on Friday, August 19 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm and show hours are from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday. All proceeds will benefit the Sippican Historical and Preservation Society. (Photo courtesy of Dick Anderson).
Sign of the Times888 viewsLast weekend members of the Rochester Lions Club and Rochester Police Department erected a community bulletin board in the center of town. Located near the busy intersection of Route 105, Dexter Lane and New Bedford Road, the bulletin board will allow groups, organizations and the town to advertise events and make announcements of interest to the townspeople. Anyone wishing to use the sign may pick up a Bulletin Board Use Form at the Rochester Police Station, Rochester Town Hall, or call Sergeant Bill Chamberlain at 508-763-8956, extension 153, or John and Linda Cobb at 508-763-8970. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
ORR Thanksgiving Dinner884 views(L. to R.) Shirley Oliver and Dorothy Tuttle of Rochester enjoy their homemade apple pie, served by Ms. Oliver’s grandson, Ethan Anderson of Marion, during the recent Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors held at Old Rochester Regional Junior High School. The annual tradition is organized and served, free of charge, to seniors in Mattapoisett, Marion and Rochester. (Photo courtesy of Jane McCarthy).
Fatal Fire859 viewsA devastating house fire at 13 Briar Road in the Point Connett area of Mattapoisett claimed the life of the sole occupant, 72-year-old Carlton Cook, on Sunday afternoon, February 3. (Photo by Paul Lopes).
Whale Winner857 viewsFive-year-old Kate Lima of New Bedford is the winner of the “Name the Whale” Contest sponsored by First Night New Bedford. Kate chose to name the event’s tell-tale mascot “Welcome the Whale.” The First Night New Bedford 2006 committee chose the winning name “Welcome” for its cheerful whale design depicted on First Night buttons and posters. Kate received several prizes for her winning entry.
Stairs to Nowhere852 viewsThe second annual “Stairs to Nowhere” contest was held this fall at Old Rochester Regional Junior High School. This year the Literary Contest winner was Sam Toomey, a seventh grade student from Mattapoisett. The winner of the Art Contest was Rebecca Davis, also in the seventh grade, from Rochester.
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.
Blizzard of 2013840 viewsPictures taken during the storm show the devastation of the driving winds and wet snow in the area of Harbor Beach in Mattapoisett. Photos by Diane Garde
Winter Sunset in Mattapoisett839 viewsAlthough winter did finally rear its ugly head this week with a long overdue snowfall on Monday, this idyllic photograph taken recently at the Town Wharf in Mattapoisett is just another example of the fine weather we’ve been having this month. Apparently warm sunny days and scenic sunsets aren’t reserved for summertime anymore. (Photo by and courtesy of Carol Ingram).
Strings Attached833 viewsMusic teacher Jean West leads students in playing selections on the violin. Ms. West, together with Old Hammondtown School Band Director Stan Ellis, have teamed up to form and advise the new Old Hammondtown School Orchestra, a program which is a rarity for elementary-level music students. (Photo by and courtesy of Laura McLean).
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