MAC Dance Academy


The Marion Art Center Dance Academy is now accepting registrations for its Fall 2016 Session. Classes are held on Mondays and run for 10 weeks, beginning September 19. The instructor will be Miss Joclyne Nunes. Times: Preschool (ages 3-5): Mondays, 3:30 to 4:05pm; Beginner (ages 6-8): Mondays, 4:15 to 5:00 pm; Tap (ages 4-9): Mondays, […] Read more »

ET Library Programs and Services


Bike Lending Program at the Elizabeth Taber Library: Now extended! The Elizabeth Taber Library is extending their bike lending program through the end of September to allow library patrons (18 and over) to check out a bicycle and helmet for the day with your Marion library card. Patrons will need to provide their library card […] Read more »

September Programs at Plumb Library


Are you a knitter or crocheter? The Plumb Library Knitters meets every Monday at 6:30 pm. All levels are welcome, and chocolate is always served. Bring your project or use our books to find a new one. The Rochester Council on Aging Book Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 10:15 am […] Read more »

Affordable Homeownership Opportunity


Buzzards Bay Area Habitat for Humanity has applications available for a 960-square foot three-bedroom Habitat for Humanity home for purchase on 18 Minot Avenue, Wareham. The application deadline is September 23, 2016. Applicant households must be income eligible (families must fall into the following guidelines, 30% to 60% of the area median income as adjusted […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cultural Council


Mattapoisett Cultural Council seeks grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs until October 17, 2016. These grants are available to support a variety of cultural projects and activities in and around Mattapoisett – including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops, and lectures. This year, Mattapoisett Cultural Council […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Fall Classes


The Marion Art Center is now accepting registrations for its Fall 2016 Adult and Teen Art Classes. Offerings include: Beginner and Continuing Pastels for Adults (a minimum of 5 students is required): Wednesdays, 10:00 am to noon, September 21 to November 9 (8 weeks). This class is designed for those who would like to work […] Read more »

REGAIN Addiction Support Group


The REGAIN addiction support group ministry originated from the experiences of individuals feeling led to serve in poor inner-city churches of Southeastern Massachusetts. Finding there was an incredible need for resources, prayer, love and compassion, this 501(c)(3) faith-based ministry was founded. REGAIN does not provide any addiction recovery services for the addict. Its purpose is […] Read more »

Rochester Cultural Council


The Rochester Cultural Council is accepting online applications from organizations, schools, and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community from September 1, 2016 until October 17, 2016. The Massachusetts Cultural Council is excited to announce that the Local Cultural Council Program online application will be available at The pages […] Read more »

ORCTV’s Marion Town Hall Feed Restored


Old Rochester Community Television is pleased to announce that the live feed, allowing government meetings held at the Marion Town House Conference Room to be broadcast live, has been restored. ORCTV had not been able to broadcast live coverage of government meetings from the Town House since late in the year 2015. Poor weather contributed […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Essay Winners


The Rochester Historical Society would like to thank those individuals who entered our essay contest. The winners were announced on Saturday at the Rochester Country Fair. First Place went to Delaney Shaw (age 13) – $100; Second Place to Colin Kulak (age 13) – $75; and Third Place to Lukas Michaelis (age 12) – $50. […] Read more »