Showstoppers Holiday Pops Concert


The Showstoppers delighted audience members once again at the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops Concert on Saturday, December 19 at the Zeiterion Theatre. As Maestro MacKenzie publicly declared, the invitation to have them return this year was a ‘no-brainer.’ “The Showstoppers knocked our socks off!” Photo courtesy Kelly Zucco   Read more »

Mass Insight Education Excellence Award Winner

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Wareham High School Teacher and Rochester resident Craig Berriault has been honored with Mass Insight Education’s Partners in Excellence Award for helping more students take Advanced Placement (AP) courses with success as they prepare for college. The award recognizes 54 Massachusetts AP teachers for their outstanding contributions to student achievement and their dedication to college […] Read more »

ORR Class of 1979 Alum


A reunion of the ORR class of 1979 is being planned for Saturday, July 16, 2016 during Harbor Days weekend. We are compiling a contact list. Please share your contact information or anyone you are in contact with from the class of ’79 to or mail to DBW, P.O. 771, Mattapoisett, MA 02739. Please […] Read more »

From the Marion Town Clerk

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Marion Annual Street Listing 2016 (Census) forms were mailed out this month. Please complete the forms as soon as possible and drop them off at the Town House, 2 Spring Street, or mail them back in the enclosed envelope. These census forms are very important for the town as State aid is based on the […] Read more »

Marion Holiday Rubbish Collection Schedule


Please be aware of the following changes to the upcoming curbside rubbish collection schedule: The collection scheduled for Friday, December 25, will be picked-up on Thursday, December 24. The collection scheduled for Friday, January 1, will be picked-up on Thursday, December 31. If you have any questions, please contact the Marion DPW office at 508-748-3540 […] Read more »

ORR Earns Honor Roll Placement


Old Rochester Regional School District is one of 425 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 6th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on […] Read more »

Chief Clancy Completes FBI National Academy


Rochester resident Matthew M. Clancy, who is the Chief of Police in Duxbury, Massachusetts, was awarded a certificate of completion from the FBI National Academy by FBI Director James Comey at a graduation ceremony held in Quantico, Virginia on Friday. Chief Clancy, along with 230 other law enforcement leaders from 47 states, 27 foreign counties […] Read more »

Women’s Center’s Annual Holiday Gift Wrapping


The Women’s Center’s annual Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser at the Dartmouth Mall has started and continues daily 9am-9pm through December 23, and 9am-1pm on Christmas Eve. Stop by the booth near Old Navy and get your packages wrapped (they do not have to be purchased at the Dartmouth Mall) or volunteer by signing up online at […] Read more »

Christmas Day Swim to Benefit HHH

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Helping Hands and Hooves (HHH) will host the 14th annual Christmas Day Swim at 11:00 am at the Mattapoisett Town Beach. We love to welcome back friends who have been coming for years as well as introduce a new family tradition to new friends of HHH. Each swimmer is asked to give a donation of […] Read more »

SouthCoast Children’s Chorus


SouthCoast Children’s Chorus who performed with the Sippican Choral Society in their 50th Anniversary Christmas Concert. This took place on Friday Dec 6 at the Wickenden Chapel, Tabor Academy Marion. Photo by Faith Ball   Read more »