ORR Class of 1977

Calling all classmates. The ORRHS class of 1977 will be celebrating their 40th reunion on Saturday, July 29, at the Reservation Golf Club, 10 Reservation Road, Mattapoisett, from 6:00 pm – midnight. The cost is $40 per person. Any questions or information, please call Lori Gibbs Crawley at 508-364-7610. Read more »

The Bummers of Summer

With temperatures starting to warm up and summer break for public schools only weeks away, kids are going to be outside enjoying the hot weather sooner than you think. But they aren’t the only ones who will be taking advantage of this opportunity – the bugs are out in full force this year as well. […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Photo Contest

The Rochester Historical Society is sponsoring a photo contest for Rochester children sixteen (16) years and under. In line with the theme of the Country Fair this year, the topic for the photo contest is “Farming in Rochester.” There are many types of farms in Rochester (i.e., cattle, cranberries, poultry, horses, vegetables, haying, sheep, etc.) […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Summer Offerings

Join Mattapoisett Recreation this summer. We have many program options for children and adults. The Seahorse Summer Explorer Camp Program runs June 27 through August 11. Seahorse Explorers is a Monday-Friday program run out of Center School. Drop off is 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with early drop off and late pick up available if […] Read more »

2017 Scholarship Winners Announced

Sunday, May 21 was ‘Scholarship Sunday’ at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. Members of the Memorials & Celebrations Committee introduced three exceptional young people during worship, all graduating seniors from Old Rochester Regional High School. Griffin Dunn, Mattapoisett, was the recipient of the Women’s Community Guild Scholarship. He has been an ‘on-stage techie’ in the drama […] Read more »

Addiction Support Group

The Regain Addiction Family Support Group will be starting a new group session in Mattapoisett. This peer discussion group will provide encouragement and information to anyone that has been affected by another’s addiction. Each session has a Certified Naloxone/Narcan trainer, Addiction Recovery Coach, and faith-based ministry group host to answer questions. Meeting groups are being […] Read more »

RMS Fitness Fun Day

Rochester Memorial School will be hosting this year’s “Fitness Fun Day” on June 2. Originally known as the “Miles for Memorial School Kid’s Fitness Challenge,” this day-long, community service event was created to promote the health and wellness of RMS students while providing a grassroots fundraising initiative in support of fitness and fun! Beginning in […] Read more »

Lightning Strike at Tabor

In the early morning hours, around 1:00 am on Friday, May 26, there was a lightning strike on the Tabor Academy campus that struck a roof peak on a faculty residence. There was a small fire to which the Marion Fire Department responded and extinguished quickly. There was some damage to the home, in which […] Read more »

MAC to Host Gayle Wells Mandle Exhibit

The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of an exhibition of mixed media paintings, Breaking News, by artist Gayle Wells Mandle. From Friday, May 26 through Saturday, June 24, both of the Art Center’s galleries will be filled with works by the renowned artist. A reception in her honor will be […] Read more »

Rochester Boat Racing Viewing Spots

The Rochester Land Trust invites you to view the Memorial Day Boat Race from a viewing spot on one of its properties along the Mattapoisett River. The Church’s Field River Trail at approximately 101 Mattapoisett Road leads to Church’s Falls, a wide open-area, where watchers can sit on one of several riverside benches and see […] Read more »