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 »

Marion Recreation Musical Theater Program

Come join in on the fun of learning how to take part in a musical theater performance! Marion Recreation is now accepting registrations for its Winter Musical Theater Program. Participants will learn the basics of putting together a real-life theater production. In this class, boys and girls will prepare for a role in the musical […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Lights Up for the Holiday Stroll

Everyone is welcome to the library on Saturday, December 10 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm to celebrate the season with a variety of holiday activities. For children, there will be a special gingerbread story time at 1:00 pm with Mrs. Burke, followed by a craft. Adults and teens will be decorating ornaments with baubles and […] Read more »

Rochester Road Race Donation

The Rochester Road Race would like to thank the 152 registered runners and walkers who participated in the 10th Annual Rochester Road Race for helping to ensure that fewer local families go hungry this holiday season. These participants, along with race sponsor Cape Cod 5, enabled more families to put food on their table this […] Read more »

Thoughts on Holiday Greetings

In the spirit of the holiday season when friends and relatives share greetings, I thought it fitting to share an experience of mine that happened some years ago. The card arrived just about this time every year. It was always a traditional card with holly or poinsettias. It always contained a nicely written note, usually […] Read more »

Pacheco Announces District Office Hours

Senate President Pro Tempore Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) will hold office hours for his constituents every Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the district office located at 8 Trescott Street, Suite 1, Taunton. Meetings will also be held at the Marion Town Hall, 2 Spring Street on Wednesday, December 21 from 11:00 am […] Read more »

Marion’s Music Hall Advisory Committee

Marion’s Music Hall Advisory Committee recently said good-bye to two devoted and loyal members at the time of their retirement. The Board of Selectmen created the Advisory Committee in 2001 following an exhaustive review of the historic building’s condition. The charge to the newly-formed advisory board was to provide recommendations to the selectmen on the […] Read more »

Eagle Scout Recognized

Last year, just before Christmas, John (Jack) Richard Nakashian physically completed his Eagle Scout service project, a 160-foot elevated walkway on the White Eagle Trail at the end of Parlowtown Road in Marion. The service project is one of the final requirements to reach the Eagle Scout rank. On November 26, and after serving 12 […] Read more »

RHS at the Plumb Library Holiday Fair

The Rochester Historical Society will be on hand on December 3 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Plumb Library Holiday Fair with everything Rochester. They will be selling sweatshirts (hooded and not / zippered and not), hats, T-shirts, golf shirts, books about Rochester, and wooden notion boxes. They will also have some hand-made […] Read more »