Kitten Capers

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(The following was originally written in April 2010 at a time when my Father was still able to live in his home albeit with lots of help. This story involves cats. Prior to making a final decision about their future, I attempted to engage rescue agencies to assist. Failing that, I made a decision I […] Read more »

Sole Survivors Fundraiser

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Members of the Tri-Town Walk for Life team “Sole Survivors” kicked off their Christmas wreath fundraiser on Friday, November 28. The team will be stationed out in front of Al’s Yankee Clipper on Route 6 in Marion for the next two weekends to raise money for the […] Read more »

2014 Scouting For Food

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  2014 Scouting For Food a great success! The Marion Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of Troop 32 would like to thank the residents of Marion for their generous contributions to the recent Scouting for Food.  Close to 200 bags of non-perishable goods were collected.  The Scouts would also like to thank their partners in […] Read more »

Santa Sightings Around Tri-Town

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Santa Claus is coming to Tri-Town. Whether you are looking to take the kids to visit Santa Claus or you are looking to play Santa yourself and participate in a local toy drive, there are a number of opportunities for you and your family to celebrate the season in your own neighborhood as early as […] Read more »

Hot-To-Trot Dog Walk

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          On November 30, a spring-like winter’s day, the Sippican Lands Trust held its 2nd annual Hot-To-Trot Post-Thanksgiving Day dog walk. About 12 dogs of all shapes and sizes brought their humans out for a guided tour of the White Eagle property located off Route 6 in Marion. Dogs received stylish […] Read more »

I’m a Wanderer

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Michael & Anne Bartnowski brought The Wanderer to the Lake George New York Adirondack Balloon Festival in September.    From August 9 to 24, Russ and Joanie Dill sailed on a Baltic Cruise aboard the Cunard’s Queen Victoria. Starting in Southampton, England, we visited Stockholm, Sweden,Tallinn, Estonia, St. Petersburg, Russia, Copenhagen, Denmark, Kristiansand and Lillisand, […] Read more »

Big Difference in Shopping Small

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Black Friday – once just referred to as ‘the day after Thanksgiving’ – promises door-smashing deals (sometimes literally) at ‘big box’ retail stores across the country, year after year. And what says “I love you” more than smashing a face or two at a superstore to get your loved one a cheap blender or electronic […] Read more »

Students Send Thanks to Troops

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In the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, one first grade classroom at Center School in Mattapoisett was busy working together November 23 making cards and care packages to show their gratitude for the troops serving oversees. The class of 16 students sat in groups along desks loaded with paper, markers, crayons, and shiny star stickers, […] Read more »

ORRJHS Brings Early Thanksgiving

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The Old Rochester Regional Junior High School students and staff who volunteered their time over the weekend to put on a Thanksgiving banquet for the senior citizens of Tri-Town knew what they were doing, considering that this was the 24th year the school offered the special Sunday Thanksgiving event. When Superintendent of Schools Doug White […] Read more »

Sea Turtles

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The Marion Natural History Museum’s afterschool group enjoyed a wonderful program about sea turtles of Buzzards Bay last Wednesday. During the program the students had a chance to view videos of hatchling turtles, learn a little about sea turtle biology, and handle some live terrapins. We wish to thank Don Lewis and Sue Weber Nourse […] Read more »