Brothers to Run Marathon for Mom

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Deborah Bullerjahn of Marion loved to run. If there was a marathon, she would run it. Her running shoes hit the ground and kicked up the dust on all seven continents, including Antarctica for a marathon that just didn’t feel like the full 26.21875 miles, so she returned again to run it another year. Nothing […] Read more »

Habitat for Humanity House Becomes a Home

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On the warm, but breezy day of March 19, the Liggerio family stood on the porch of their new house, watching in amazement as a throng of people filed in and out. Josh, Christina, daughter Hailey, 9, and son Keagan, 6, celebrated the completion of their Wareham Road home with a flock of well-wishers and […] Read more »

A Hundred Four-Leaf Clovers

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Some things in life there never seem to be enough of: hours in the day, money, vacation, coffee, romance. For me, there is one thing in particular I never seem to run out of. Call it luck, call it coincidence, call it just plain spooky. However you consider it, I have the knack for finding […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Firefighters Climb for MS

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On any given day, firefighters may be faced with life or death situations. They may find themselves in environments that demand everything their bodies, minds, and souls can give. The importance of having bodies that can handle the physicality of being firefighters can’t be understated. Pulling hoses, running towards an emergency, carrying heavy equipment or, […] Read more »

Seniors Take the (Class) Olympic Trophy

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The energy at Old Rochester Regional High School on Friday, March 4, was palpable as students got excited for the Class Olympics held at a pep rally during the last hour and a half of the school day, in which students from every grade level competed in a series of games to get into the […] Read more »

Old Colony Robotics Tries For National Slot

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The Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School’s Robotics Club has been working diligently for months in preparation for the Southern New England VEX Robotics Competition. The event was hosted at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester on March 5 and 6. OCRVTHS students John Barns, Ben Jenson, Jesse Goodwin, Jasper Tan, Tanner Safford, Nickolaus Smith, […] Read more »

What’s That On Your Shoe?

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Outside the kitchen window of the home I once lived in as a child was a small empty lot. We used it as a shortcut from one street to the other. My mother often sent me to my uncle’s tiny apartment with covered dishes of food she shared with him. Standing by that kitchen window, […] Read more »

Library is Calling All Teens

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Taber Library Director Libby O’ Neill is hoping to devise a future lineup of teen-centric events to draw more of them in to take advantage of all that the library has to offer. What they need first, though, are some suggestions from the local teenage cohort. “We are really trying to get more school-aged kids […] Read more »

The History of “Firsts”

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On February 29, the Marion Council on Aging hosted an entertaining and informative presentation given by James Healy, history officer for the Boston-based Duck Boat Tours. Healy has developed a historical perspective titled “Firsts in Boston and Massachusetts.” Marion’s beautiful Music Hall was the perfect venue for listening to a bit of historical trivia. Speaking […] Read more »

Hole Sweet Hole

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For the real devout followers of The Wanderer as well as The Presto Press, our cover and this story may seem familiar as it was created by Anne Stowell of Mattapoisett. This week, I learned that Anne had passed away and I feel it is important to share a bit about Anne and her work […] Read more »