Stephanie (Lawrence) Meservey

Stephanie (Lawrence) Meservey, 59, of Port Saint Lucie, FL, died August 27, 2012 at St. Lucie Medical Center in Port Saint Lucie. She was the wife of 36 years of Victor Meservey and the daughter of Carol (Winslow) Lawrence and the late Elmer H. Lawrence, Jr. She was born in Rochester and lived there for […] Read more »

Daniel A. Mello

Daniel A. Mello, 78, of Fairhaven died August 29, 2012 unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Lorraine A. “Lori” (Roy) Mello. Born in Dartmouth, the son of the late Manuel O. and Angelina (Cabral) Mello, he lived in Fairhaven most of his life. Mr. Mello was a communicant of St. Anthony’s […] Read more »

John R. Duggan

John R. Duggan passed away on August 21, 2012 after a long illness. He was 84. Born in Malden, Massachusetts, he was the son of Dr. D. Joseph and Barbara (Russell) Duggan. Mr. Duggan was a graduate of Phillip’s Academy in Andover, Harvard College, Class of 1950, and also attended Harvard Business School. He received […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cultural Council Seeks Proposals

The Mattapoisett Cultural Council has changed its funding priorities. While it continues to seek to support applicants who choose to direct their talents toward the development of internal individual thoughts and emotions of their audiences, in this funding cycle, the Council will give priority to those projects that: 1. Reflect an encouragement of regional arts, […] Read more »

Walking For The Jimmy Fund

Every April, thousands of runners hit the pavement for the 26.2 mile course from Hopkinton to Boston for the annual running of the Boston Marathon. In September, however, the runners aren’t running; they’re walking to help cure cancer. Mattapoisett resident Ed Talbot is one of those walkers. Talbot will join the ranks of thousands of […] Read more »

Air Quality Alert Issued for Plymouth County

The National Weather Service and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Alert for Plymouth County effective from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm Friday afternoon and evening. Due to the quick rise in temperatures that are expected to hit the 90’s today, ground level ozone concentrations within the regional may exceed unhealthy […] Read more »

Rochester COA to Hold Accreditation Forum

Once again, the Rochester Council on Aging will be going through a year-long process to seek National Senior Center Accreditation, under the auspices of the National Council on the Aging and the National Institute of Senior Centers.  The goal is to achieve national accreditation for the Rochester Senior Center for a second 5-year term.  The […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging Fitness Class

Cardio/Strength/Flexibility class held every Monday from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at the Town of Marion Facility at 13 Atlantic Drive. 30 minutes of low-impact cardio to music, followed by seated abdominal workout and upper and lower body strength training with hand weights.  End with flexibility, relaxation and de-stress and breathing techniques. $4 per class. […] Read more »

Marion Couple Wins Sailing Race

Jim and Maura Stewart of Marion teamed up with Doug and Ingrid Scott of Castline, Maine to win the 2012 Stone Horse Builder’s Cup on Sunday, August 12. The foursome set sail in Stewart’s boat, Pegasus, and successfully navigated the vessel to earn the top spot. “It was a great day with good wind. Not […] Read more »

Fall Sports Preview

The ORR boys’ football program is looking to make up for its small size and lack of seniors with speed and some fresh, new faces for the 2012 season. The Bulldogs, led by Coach Henry Quinlan, took a big hit from graduation, losing valuable players like star Running Back DJ MacDonald, Quarterback Mike Asci and […] Read more »