Easter Taste of Spring

To the Editor: Let me thank one and all who contributed their time and talents to the gift of my bag of goodies for an Easter Taste of Spring. My neighbor and friend, Paul McLaughlin, one of the students, brought me the surprise on Saturday, April 5th. He knew I am an elderly lady who […] Read more »

From the Harlem Ambassadors

Dear Editor, On April 4, 2014, the Mattapoisett Lions Club hosted the Harlem Ambassadors professional show basketball team for a night of high-flying slam dunks, hilarious comedy, and feel-good family entertainment. The Harlem Ambassadors would like to extend a special thank you to event organizers Donald Bamberger and Bill Calusine who planned and promoted the […] Read more »

Thank You from the Lions Club

Dear Editor: Last Friday night the Mattapoisett and Rochester Lions club joined together to bring the Harlem Ambassadors to the ORR High School gymnasium. Those who attended were treated to a very fast-paced and upbeat basketball show. The smiles on the faces of the kids are all you needed to see to know the event […] Read more »

Questioning Good Friday Decission

To all Rochester School Committee members: I am writing this letter to address the already made decision to throw out Good Friday as a day off. Many of our families take time out to remember this day of Christ’s death on the cross. No one is forced to remember our Lord on this day but […] Read more »

Sippican School Student Council

To the Editor: Dear Sippican School Student Council, The Board of Directors and staff of the Sippican Lands Trust want to thank the students and your adult leader, Elizabeth Milde, who were involved with your recent “green” fundraiser that benefitted our organization. We are appreciative to have students like you in the community who are […] Read more »

Setting the Record Straight

To the Editor, After viewing the March 3rd, 2014 Marion Planning Board meeting and listening to board member Jay Ryder’s comment on the ZBA’s request for input regarding the solar farm installation on County Rd., we believe there is a need for clarification. Board member Jay Ryder’s comment “The Briggs’ have taken the planning board […] Read more »

Brad Barrows Youth Athletic Fund

To the Editor: The Brad Barrows Youth Athletic Fund Committee would like to take this opportunity to thank all the Sponsors, volunteers and riders who participated in the 3rd annual 2013 motorcycle run. This years run was able to raise $3,000.00 with the proceeds going to the following local organizations: The Old Rochester Little League; […] Read more »

911 Thank You

Dear Editor, I want to publicly thank Sergeant Richard B. Nighelli of the Marion Police Department for his help in resolving an address issue regarding calling 911. When you call 911, both the police and fire department see an address, to which they immediately respond. My home had an address that was very similar to […] Read more »

Enough of this Cynicism

Dear Sir, I feel compelled to take umbrage with the article in the February 20, 2014 Wanderer article “Getting a Taste of World Hunger.” The general theme of the article is that world hunger is caused by “Companies and governments”and that “exacerbating the problem is climate change which has dramatically increased throughout the planet.” Governments, […] Read more »

ORRJHS Oxfam Hunger Banquet

To the Editor: On behalf of the ORRJHS seventh grade teachers and students, I would like to express our appreciation to our parents: Kelly Horton, Rania Lavranos-Judd, Diane St. Pierre and Christine Winters. With their support and hard work, a vision of the ORRJHS Oxfam Hunger Banquet came to be. This group of parents made […] Read more »