Rochester Cultural Council


The Rochester Cultural Council is accepting online applications from organizations, schools, and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community from September 1, 2016 until October 17, 2016. The Massachusetts Cultural Council is excited to announce that the Local Cultural Council Program online application will be available at The pages […] Read more »

ORCTV’s Marion Town Hall Feed Restored


Old Rochester Community Television is pleased to announce that the live feed, allowing government meetings held at the Marion Town House Conference Room to be broadcast live, has been restored. ORCTV had not been able to broadcast live coverage of government meetings from the Town House since late in the year 2015. Poor weather contributed […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Essay Winners


The Rochester Historical Society would like to thank those individuals who entered our essay contest. The winners were announced on Saturday at the Rochester Country Fair. First Place went to Delaney Shaw (age 13) – $100; Second Place to Colin Kulak (age 13) – $75; and Third Place to Lukas Michaelis (age 12) – $50. […] Read more »

Fairway Golf Tournament

Ball on Tee

The Fairway Golf Tournament sponsored by The Church of The Good Shepherd will take place on Saturday, September 10 at the Little Harbor Country Club in Wareham. Shotgun start is at 8:00 am; the cost – $75 per person or $280 for a foursome – includes golf and lunch, raffles and prizes. Join us as […] Read more »

Red Cross Volunteers Needed


There are many ways our Red Cross volunteers are involved and give back to the community. They help canteen for our brave first responders, keep you hydrated during a local road race or even a Cape Cod Baseball League game on a hot summer day. We have blood service volunteers that help us fill this […] Read more »

SLT Junior Board Program


Calling all young environmentalists. The Sippican Lands Trust is seeking 3rd-8th grade Marion students to join our Junior Board Program. Started in 2014, the Junior Board is a group of dedicated young members who seek to increase environmental awareness and involvement among peers. They aim to share the SLT mission, to host events, and participate […] Read more »

Historical Society Goes to the Country Fair


The Rochester Historical Society will be at the Rochester Country Fair with all things Rochester for sale. The Society has Rochester T-shirts, sweatshirts and hats. Various books about Rochester, as well as historical note cards, maps and old cookbooks will be on sale. On Saturday morning, there will be a bake sale. So stop by […] Read more »

BBAHFH Expands Into Westport


Buzzards Bay Area Habitat for Humanity has recently expanded its territory. The territory consisted of Acushnet, Fairhaven, Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester, Wareham, New Bedford, and Dartmouth, and will now include Westport. Habitat hopes to establish partnerships with the town of Westport as well as the other towns that they serve in hopes of helping local families […] Read more »

Marion COA Memory Café


Thanks to funds donated by The Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging and Senior Center, MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs and Friends of the Marion Visiting Nurse, beginning September 7, the Marion Council on Aging will launch the area’s first Memory Café at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street. Waterfront Café is a […] Read more »

St. Rose of Lima Faith Formation Registration


St. Rose of Lima Church will conduct Faith Formation Registration after Masses the weekend of August 27 & 28: Saturday Mass at 5:00 pm; Sunday Mass at 9:00 am. St. Rose of Lima is located at 282 Vaughan Hill Road, Rochester. Generations of Faith (GoF) Program Parent/Child Grades 1-6: Tuesdays from 4:30 to 7:00 pm […] Read more »