Good Friday

Dear Editor, I read the announcement, ORR Joint School Committee, to hold a full day of classes on Good Friday, in 2015. I was shocked! I wept! I weep! Jacqueline A. McGraw, Mattapoisett Read more »

Good Friday Decission II

Dear Editor: The school committee, with little if any thoughts or discussion, voted to abandon Good Friday which has been observed for years. The public was given no public notice. We are a Christian nation and this day has solemn connections to the faith of our founding fathers and to all Christians. The decision was […] Read more »

Good Friday Decision

To the Editor: I write this letter with great interest. It pertains to the article written by Margaret and Robert McGee and the decision made by the School Committee to make Good Friday a school day. I first want to commend them for speaking up for what it is they feel deeply about. My Webster […] Read more »

Brandt Beach and Leisure Shores

Dear Editor: I wish to call to the attention of not only the Brandt Beach and Leisure Shores communities, but also to the whole town of Mattapoisett, about the changes that the Brandt Point Realty Trust is trying to get in their original agreement for a cluster development on Brandt Island Road. Their attorney, Mr. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Rail Trail

To the Editor: I would like to thank The Wanderer for its detailed reporting of the Mattapoisett Rail Trail’s progress and Town Administrator Michael Gagne for his kind words at Finance Committee meeting regarding the work of Steve Kelleher and myself. Across the state and the country, promoting bike path construction is a time-consuming job; […] Read more »

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 »