To the Beach!

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Beachgoers celebrated the official opening of the Mattapoisett Town Beach on June 20. The beach house has been renovated and was ready for the roughly 200 participants in Mattapoisett Recreation’s Beach Olympics and other family activities. Photos by Felix Perez   Read more »

Sippican School Class of 2016 Car Wash

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The Sippican School Class of 2016 held its first fundraiser, a car wash, on Saturday, June 13, at the Sippican School bus loop. Money raised will go towards sixth grade activities the next school year. Photos by Colin Veitch   Read more »

‘Mischievous’ Wins Marion Bermuda Line Honors

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‘Mischievous’ grabbed the line honors in the 2015 Marion Bermuda Race with a splendid performance. She crossed the finish line at St. David’s Lighthouse Bermuda during the twilight Lighthouse committee cocktail party at the finish tower on Monday evening at 6:42 EDT. ‘Mischievous’ is a Meriten 65 sailed by cadets from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy […] Read more »

2015 Tri-Town Relay for Life

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The 2015 Tri-Town Relay for Life raised over $35,000 this year, with proceeds going to benefit The American Cancer Society. The all-night event at the Old Rochester Regional High School track is a special event when the community honors cancer survivors and remembers loved ones who lost their battle with cancer, in addition to raising […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Non-Profit Is All Hands

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Nearly two months ago on April 25, Nepal was devastated by an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the moment magnitude scale (MMS). Aftershocks of similar magnitude continued to destroy homes and buildings of historical significance throughout many Nepalese districts in the days that followed, causing vast loss of life and sustained injuries to the residents and […] Read more »

Friends of Marion Visiting Nurses

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In November of 1914, the Marion Visiting Nurse Association was established in an effort to provide quality care for members of the community. The inspiration for the association came when a young lady who cared for her family fell ill and was not able to get proper treatment as a result of poverty. After this […] Read more »

Miles for Memorial

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Rochester Memorial School students participated in their annual “Miles for Memorial” walk on Thursday, June 11, walking a giant loop up Pine Street to Snipatuit Road, down Hartley Road, and back to the school to raise money for a new fence. Photos by Jean Perry   Read more »

Playing them Off to Summer

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It’s the last day of school at Rochester Memorial School, Friday, June 19, and the teachers and staff gathered at their usual spot behind RMS to send the students off to summer vacation to the rhythm of tom toms, trumpets, and tambourines. Arms flailed from open bus windows and children shouted their goodbyes to their […] Read more »

Mr. T! Mr. T! Mr. T!

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Kevin Tavares, associate principal, lost a bet that the students could not collect more cans than he had earlier in the month. The kids needed to raise 481 to top Mr. T’s 480 — they collected over 1,200 instead! Now Mr. T is going to spend the whole night on the roof of Center School, […] Read more »

The Lorax & You

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The Old Hammondtown School Drama Club hit the stage on Wednesday, June 10 to present its production of “The Lorax & You,” a play adapted by Tracy Gendreau Fiore based on the Dr. Seuss book The Lorax. The production was a lot of fun for both the cast of 42 and the audience, with plenty […] Read more »