Officials Approve Final Restoration Plan


The Natural Resource Damages Trustee Council for the Bouchard Barge-120 oil spill released its final Programmatic Restoration Plan (PRP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for shoreline, aquatic and recreational use resources impacted or lost due to the 2003 spill in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The Final PRP/EA is the second of three anticipated plans to restore […] Read more »

ET Library Upcoming Adult Programs

Taber Library

Drop in Tech Help: Tuesdays, October 7 – November 18 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursdays, October 9 – November 20 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm Do you need one-on-one help with a device – iPhone, iPad, e-reader, laptop, etc. – that you recently bought or acquired, or maybe you just have a basic […] Read more »

October Programs at Plumb Library


Café Parlez’ selection for October is When She Woke by Hillary Jordan. Hannah Payne’s life has been devoted to church and family. But after she’s convicted of murder, she awakens in a new body to a nightmarish new life. Her skin color has been genetically altered to match the class of her crime, and her […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Friends Meeting Fund-raising


Vendors for space and donations of sale items are now being sought by Mattapoisett Friends Meeting for its next fund-raising event planned for Monday, October 13. Proceeds will be used to restore its historic 1827 meeting house. The annual October sale will be held on the Monday holiday this year, instead of the usual Saturday, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Voter Registration


The last day to register to vote for the Special Town Meeting is Friday, October 10. The Town Clerk’s Office will be open from 8:00 am until 8:00 pm. The Special Town Meeting will be held on Monday, October 20 at Old Rochester Regional High School Auditorium at 6:30 pm. The last day to register […] Read more »

ORRHS presents Military Appreciation Night


The ORRHS Cheerleaders and Football team are inviting all military men and women to the ORR vs. Dighton-Rehoboth football game on Friday October 10 at 7:00 pm. All military men and women will get in free to the game as a thank you for their service and to show our local support! Read more »

Tri-Town Observes Fire Prevention Week


National Fire Prevention Week is Sunday, October 5 through the Saturday, October 11. The Marion Fire Department will be holding their annual open house on Sunday, October 5 at Fire Station One, 50 Spring Street from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Demonstrations, children’s activities and interactive stations will be offered. There will also be an […] Read more »

Rochester Cultural Council LLC Grants


Rochester Cultural Council is now accepting applications for the next round of cultural council grants. Forms are available on line at Deadline to submit the grant application is October 15. Non-profit organizations and schools are encouraged to seek funding for projects in support of their artistic, cultural or humanitarian works. Some of the previous […] Read more »

Marion Rochester Health District Flu Clinics


The Marion Rochester Health District, the Marion Board of Health, and the Rochester Board of Health, are pleased to announce seasonal flu clinics for the residents of Marion and Rochester. The flu vaccine will be available as nasal mist for residents between the ages of 2 and 49 years of age and is also available […] Read more »

Marion Pathway Committee


An important informational meeting presenting the proposed Marion bike path route and the process required to obtain funding for its construction will be held on Monday, September 29 at 7:00 pm in the Marion Music Hall. The public is invited to view slides and maps of this rail trail to and through Marion, which will […] Read more »