Rochester Online Bill Pay


The Town of Rochester Tax Collector is pleased to announce that the Town of Rochester now has online bill pay through Unibank’s Unipay. This system is now in place for bills issued from June 3, 2016 forward. Pay bills online through Unipay at Read more »

Marion Planning Board Community Engagement


The Marion Planning Board announces a new regular item in its regular meeting agenda called “Community Engagement.” Fifteen minutes will be set aside at the beginning of each regular meeting during which any Marion resident may bring questions, ideas, and/or concerns to discuss with the Planning Board – no advanced notice required. Topics related to […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Summer Programs Coordinator


Longtime employee and counselor Brian Tranfaglia takes the helm at Silvershell Beach this summer. Brian Tranfaglia is a rising senior at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH. Majoring in Health Sciences, Tranfaglia plans to pursue a career as a Physical Therapist. On campus, he is involved in Peer Leading, the Science Inquiry Scholars program, is […] Read more »

June Programs at Plumb Library


Registration for the Plumb Library’s Summer Library program – Ready, Get Set, Read! – started on June 1 and continues through July 4. Register at Programs for June are: – Thursday, June 23, 6:30 to 7:30 pm: Brain Circus at the Congregational Church, for ages 5 and up. Thanks to the Rochester Cultural Council. […] Read more »

MATTREC Summer Clinics & Programs


Mattapoisett Recreation is offering the following summer clinics. These programs are open to all Tri-Town residents and family members. Summer Conditioning Clinic: Grades 4-6; 4:00 – 5:30 pm; Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 12-August 4 at Old Hammondtown School. This clinic is geared towards children interested in increasing their conditioning levels in a fun and safe […] Read more »

Calling All Art Lovers and Animal Lovers


You are invited to a special art show devoted to helping animals in need. Art On Center is teaming up with The Humane Society & Shelter, South Coast to present an art exhibition and fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society. Delightful works of art by local artists in a variety of media are for sale, […] Read more »

Yes, There Was Life Before Video Games


Growing up in Rochester in the 1950s was quite different than it is today. Back in the day, there were no iPhones, iPads or iTunes. The Rochester Historical Society is sponsoring a writing contest for Rochester’s youth between the ages of 12-14 years old. The essay, minimum of one page, should compare the differences of […] Read more »

Marion Fireworks Cancelled


Despite our best efforts, we were unable to raise the funds needed for the 2016 Independence Day Fireworks at Silvershell Beach. Thank you to all of our generous supporters. All monies raised will be kept in the Fireworks Account for 2017. Even though this summer’s show is cancelled, donations are still being accepted and all […] Read more »

Open Auditions for Oliver

MAC Bell Tower

The Marion Art Center announces auditions for its upcoming production of Lionel Bart’s musical Oliver. Auditions for all roles will be held June 7 and June 9 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm by appointment only on those dates. Please call The Marion Art Center at 508-748-1266 to schedule an audition time on either June 7 […] Read more »

Harbormaster Art Museum


Mattapoisett Harbormaster Jill Simmons has become a de facto art museum curator since the town acquired prints and photographs that now grace the walls of the tiny harbormaster’s office at Shipyard Park. Local photographer Misty King has several of her pieces on display, along with two pieces by USCG’s artist Michael Mazur. Mazur’s pieces depict […] Read more »