Marion Town House Building Committee

The Town House Building Committee will hold an informational hearing on Thursday night, January 26 at the Marion Music Hall. The Committee and T2 Architecture have been working hard on new options and will present updated plans and cost estimates. The updated options reflect reduction in the size and cost of the project. Voters and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett COA Happenings

Everyone is welcome to participate in activities and services at the Mattapoisett Council on Aging, 17 Barstow Street. Most activities are “drop in.” For any questions and/or to register for trips and special events, call 508-758-4110 or e-mail to: Mondays: 8:45 am – Tai Chi (free); 10:00 am – Qi Gong meditative healing (free); […] Read more »

Out with the Old and In with the New

Clean out your closets after the holidays and give Mother Nature the gift of donating your unwanted textiles. Did you know that 85% of clothing and textiles end up in landfills even though 95% can be recycled or reused? Support ORR’s junior high and high school’s ongoing textile recycling program and donate! All of the […] Read more »

Church Pony Pasture

George and Catherine Church loved Rochester and their land. They wanted the public to be able to enjoy this land that they loved forever. The Rochester Land Trust is proud to be helping make their wishes come true. RLT recently purchased the historical Church Pony Pasture in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and […] Read more »

Whaling Museum for Moby-Dick Marathon

It is time for the yearly migration to the New Bedford Whaling Museum. January 6-8 will mark the 21st annual Moby-Dick Marathon at the Museum. The event summons readers and enthusiasts around the globe – from the world’s most obsessive literary aficionados, to local school children and everyone in between. Participants will travel back in […] Read more »

MAC Art and Theater Classes

The Marion Art Center is now accepting registrations for the following children’s art and theater classes for Winter 2017: Little People’s Theater (ages 5-8): Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm; January 10 – February 14 (6 weeks); Instructor: Linda Landry. Tuition is $80 for MAC members* and $95 for non-members. Minimum of 5 students required […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library News

LEGOs Abound: Each Saturday at 1:00 pm, the LEGO table and thousands of LEGOs are available for play and design. Stop in and meet the weekly challenge! Photos will be taken of everyone’s creation. For youth of all ages. Enjoying a Quiet Holiday? Books for Everyone! Dozens of new fiction, non-fiction, and audiobooks are available […] Read more »

Holiday Meals

Rochester Boy Scout Troop 31 joined forces this past Sunday to help the Rochester Lions Club package Holiday Meals for local families in need at the Rochester Council on Aging. The Rochester Lions Club works hard each year through local fundraising efforts to provide annual services and holiday meals (at Thanksgiving and Christmas) to local […] Read more »

Toys For Tots Program

On December 14, the Community Service Learning Program and National Honor Society at ORR High School teamed up with the Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester Police Departments to collect donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program. Residents from all three towns donated toys throughout the morning, and three police cruisers were filled […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Members Show

The Marion Art Center will kick off its 2017 Gallery Season with the Annual Winter Members Show, which will run from Friday, January 13 through Thursday, February 9. All members in good standing of the Marion Art Center are invited to submit three pieces to be included in the non-juried exhibition. All pieces must be […] Read more »