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Ripe for the Picking673 viewsIt’s fall harvest time ... and in Rochester that means cranberries! Although not as prevalent as they once were, several family-owned cranberry bogs and farms are still maintained and thrive within the quaint farming community of Rochester. These ripe cranberries are now “ready for the picking” at the Fielding family farm in Rochester. (Photo by and courtesy of Greta Grundstrom).44444
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Mining Marion's Treasures888 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).44444
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Harbor Days in Mattapoisett3756 viewsThis painting, titled “Cat Off Ned’s Point Lighthouse” by Bea Johnson, is just one of the many art works to be included in the seventh annual Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Annual Art Show and Sale during Harbor Days Weekend, July 16 and 17, at the museum grounds on 5 Church Street. The event will take place from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm both days and will feature works by some 30 local artists. A percentage of each sale will benefit the Historical Society and the Museum and Carriage House will be open to the public, free of charge, during show times. (Photo courtesy of Bea Johnson).44444
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Rochester Branches Out928 viewsThe newly-opened Rochester Town Hall Annex, located in a renovated rear portion of the historic Rochester Women’s Club at 37 Marion Road (Route 105), now houses all of the town’s so-called “permitting” departments including the Building Department, Board of Health, Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Soil Board, and various inspection services. The annex is open 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 am to 12:00 noon on Fridays. The Building Department is also open additional hours on Monday from 1:00 to 8:00 pm. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).44444
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Horne Player in Marion601 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).44444
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Fruits of their Labor318 viewsMembers of the Souza family of Rochester — (l. to r.) Lori Souza, Tyler Souza, David Souza, Kerrin Souza, and Kayla Souza — all pitched in last weekend to help harvest this year’s crop of cranberries at one of the few remaining bogs in town. The family recently took over the bog in an effort to revive and continue the proud farming tradition for which the area has become known. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).44444
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Sunrise Shipyard Service342 viewsMembers and guests of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church gathered in the town's Shipyard Park for their annual Easter Sunrise Service with Reverend Dr. Virginia H. Child on Sunday, April 8. The chilly but tranquil setting of the harbor glistening in the early morning golden sunlight served well to complement Reverend Child's sermon on peace and renewal. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).44444
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Scouts' Honor353 viewsL to R: Stacey Soucy (leader), Delaney Soucy (2nd gr), Emily Humphrey (2nd gr. ), Sadie Weedall (3rd gr.) pictured with troops from Hanscom Air Force Base at a recent ceremony where their Girl Scout Troop donated cookies for the soldiers serving over seas. March 5, 2009 Edition44444
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Nightfall at Ned's Point589 viewsThe iconic Ned’s Point Lighthouse in Mattapoisett pictured on a warm summer night. The lighthouse will once again be open for tours during July and August, courtesy of the local Coast Guard Auxiliary. (Photo by and courtesy of Bharat ‘Bill’ Patel).44444
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Bargain Hunting in Rochester260 viewsReverend Leo Christian of the First Congregational Church of Rochester poses during the church’s 34th Annual Flea Market held on the town green on Saturday, September 1. There was a little something for everyone at the fundraiser as shoppers meandered from booth to booth carrying the day’s bargains and purchases. (Photo by Robert Chairito).
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Sign of the Times884 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).44444
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Cruisin' in Rochester1545 viewsIt just wouldn’t be summertime without the welcoming sight of classic cars filling the parking lot of the Plumb Corner Mall in the center of Rochester. A sizeable number of car owners and admirers filled the lot this past Monday night and enjoyed both the classic vehicles and some golden oldies music. The nostalgic car cruise event takes place every Monday evening in the lot directly across from the Rochester Town Hall starting at 6:00 pm and runs through the summer season. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).44444
(77 votes)
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