Plymouth County’s Got Talent


Sara Achorn, of Rochester, was named the overall winner of the “Plymouth County’s Got Talent” singing competition last Thursday night. Twenty-two finalists competed at the Rosebrook Event Center in Wareham after making it through the preliminary round of the competition on the previous Saturday. Ms. Achorn, a 16 year-old sophomore at Old Rochester Regional High […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarships


The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is happy to announce the winners of the 2015 scholarships to the following seniors from Mattapoisett: Morgan Browning, Victoria Caton, Michael Kassabian from Old Rochester Regional High School and Abigail Rottler from Bristol County Agricultural High. All four students have achieved excellent academic records, completed multiple community service tasks, and participated […] Read more »

Old Rochester Farmers’ Market


The Old Rochester Farmers’ Market runs every Tuesday from 3:00 – 7:00 pm outside the ORRJHS. This year’s market will have two produce farms, Cervelli’s and Skinny a Dip (organic); Sweet and Salty Farm which has veal and yogurt; Wyandotte Farm with chicken and a variety of other meats; and Robbins Trout Farm with fresh-harvested […] Read more »

SLT Scholarship Winner Announced


The Sippican Lands Trust Executive Director Robin Shields enthusiastically announces the recipient of the 2015 Sippican Lands Trust Helen A. Arthur Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. This year’s recipient is Julia Nojeim, a senior at Old Rochester Regional High School. Nojeim has been admitted to the Honors Program at Fairfield University where she plans […] Read more »

MAC Announces New ArtStart Director


If you are looking for a summer art program for your 4½ to 9 year old, ArtStart at The Marion Art Center is the place to be! Come join the fun at The Marion Art Center. ArtStart 2015 offers arts & crafts, theatre, music and more! Two-week sessions are offered on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Land Trust Elects Officers


At their Annual Meeting on May 30, members of the Mattapoisett Land Trust elected Directors and Officers to serve for MLT’s 2015-2016 fiscal year. Directors elected include: Marc Anderson, Skip Bedser, Ray Cebula, Don Cuddy, Ellen Flynn, Sandy Hering, Mike Huguenin, Gary Johnson, Luana Josvold, Paul Osenkowski, Charles Radville, and Jeffrey Sanders. MLT’s Officers will […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation


Spaces are filling up but we are still accepting registrations for Seahorse Summer Explorers Camp! Mattapoisett Recreation is excited to launch their second year of Seahorse Summer Explorers. The program runs for 8 weeks starting June 22 through August 14 and is open to girls and boys entering grades K-6 in September. Each week explorers […] Read more »

St. Gabriel’s Raises Funds for Charity


Since September 2014, Sunday School students at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Marion raised money for three charities of their choice: the Fairhaven Animal Shelter, care packages to deployed military service members, and Heifer International. Fundraising efforts included selling hand-drawn Christmas card sets, bake sales, and solicitation of direct donations from the congregation. Overall, the […] Read more »

SouthCoast Children’s Chorus

Bach Children's Chorus.2015

Do you know a child who loves to sing? The SouthCoast Children’s Chorus announces auditions for its sixth exciting season! Children entering Grades 3-12 are invited to our fun, stress-free auditions at St. Gabriel’s Church, 124 Front St. in Marion. Auditions will take place from June 9 through June 19 and again in August; please […] Read more »