ORRJH Honor Roll

Principal Brogioli of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School announces 2011/2012 Quarter II Honor Roll High Honor Roll: Jeremiah Brown Adams, Elexus Amberly Afonso, Haley Aguiar, Casey Linn Allaire, Johanna Evans Appleton, Ashley Marian Aruri, Samantha Lee Babineau, Julia Mead Barrett, Colleen Downey Beatriz, Isabella Josefine Bernardi, Julianna Emilia Bernardi, Amy Ruth Bichajian, Andrew David […] Read more »

Surgeon to Speak about Effort in Afghanistan

Dr. Gregory Johnson, an orthopedic surgeon in Wareham who volunteered his services in Afghanistan during the war against the Soviet Union, will speak at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Wednesday, March 14th at 7 pm.  Dr. Johnson will display photographs and objects from his time in the country where he went to treat injuries […] Read more »

Skrutski Denied Variance

The Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals voted to deny Marjorie Skrutski of 10 Marion Road a variance – which would allow her commercial neighbor, Sperry Tents, to park on her property – at their Thursday, February 23 meeting.                Ms. Skrutski originally had sought out a variance in October 2011 for an accessory use to […] Read more »

Cook and Books

Kristen Throop Boucher, RN, Health and Wellness Coach, and Certified Specialist in Fitness Nutrition with MIX Wellness (www.mixwellness.com), and Founder of For The Love Of Fiber (www.fortheloveoffiber.com), a food blog dedicated to healthy eats, treats, and fun facts celebrating fiber, will be joining Cook and Books on Tuesday, March 6th at 7 pm at the […] Read more »

‘How to Succeed’ Comes to Tabor Academy

Tabor Academy soon will present the popular musical How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying! A cast and crew of over 45 students have teamed up this winter to bring this Pulitzer Prize-winning musical to life. The story focuses on a clever young window washer named J. Pierpont Finch, who uses a handy how-to […] Read more »

ORR District Braces for Possible Layoffs

With the possibility of staff layoffs at several Tri-Town schools, teachers and parents are in a cloud of uncertainty as to how their schools will look next year. The ORR school district budget season has been exceptionally tough this year due to stagnating state aid, dried up federal dollars, increases in staff contractual obligations/health care […] Read more »

Nonresident Parking Plan for Silvershell Beach Approved

Marion Recreation Director Jody Dickerson received approval from Marion Selectmen on Tuesday, February 21 to pursue a new parking plan for Silvershell Beach that would limit nonresident guests to up to 20 per day. Currently both Marion and Rochester residents are entitled to beach access (with beach permits), thus the rule would apply to guests […] Read more »

Town Meeting Warrant Articles Discussed

The Marion Planning Board is looking at two possible warrant articles to put up for town vote at the Annual Town Meeting on May 21. One involves relaxing setback requirements for building an accessory use pier in Sippican harbor, and the other would permit the building of an accessory apartment of 1,000 to 1,300 square […] Read more »

Marion Couple Vows to Win Wedding Contest

It could be a plot that comes straight out of the 1989 classic When Harry Met Sally. Boy meets girl, girl meets boy. They become close friends, support each other through many relationship ups and downs – but never see what was obvious, even to their friends: they were destined to be together all along. […] Read more »

Asian Dinner at Tabor Academy

One highlight of our prep school is the international atmosphere: students from around the globe sharing their cultures and lifestyles with their U.S. dorm mates. Last Thursday, this culture exchange was culminated in an annual event known to the Tabor community as Asian Dinner. Asian Dinner is a special dinner cooked and prepared by international […] Read more »