Demolitions Under Discussion

Proposals for two Marion homes to be demolished and replaced by new homes were considered by the Conservation Commission on Wednesday evening. Dr. Henning Gaissert of 28 Front Street discussed a Notice of Intent to demolish the existing dwelling at 28 Front Street and construct a new dwelling and driveway. At issue was an isolated […] Read more »

ORR Athletic Reunion

On Saturday, March 30, there will be a reunion for all past athletes, coaches, cheerleaders and supporters at the Reservation Golf Club in Mattapoisett from 5:00 pm until closing. Alumni from all years are welcome to attend. There will be food and a cash bar. Come reminisce and share with fellow athletes. Bring a scrapbook to […] Read more »

Rochester Country Fair Fundraiser

On Sunday, April 28, with a May 5 rain date, the Rochester Country Fair Committee will be holding Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metal Recycling & NEATTA Tractor Show, Pull and Swap Meet. Get ready for spring and help support the Rochester Country Fair by donating your unwanted ferrous and non-ferrous metals to the Rochester Country Fair! […] Read more »

Lions Club Egg Hunt

The Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt has been rescheduled to this coming Saturday, March 30 at 11:00 am at Veteran’s Park at Ned’s Point Lighthouse. Hopping good fun for children of all ages. Bring your own basket and see what treasures you will find. Visit our website at or like us on Facebook. Read more »

“Spring” for a Cure

The Tri-Town Relay for Life team “Family Ties” will be holding a vendor and craft fair on April 7 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at the Marion VFW located on Route 6. There will be a bake sale, knitting, Pampered Chef, Silpada, homemade cards, chocolate nachos and more. Read more »

Elizabeth (Powers) Cabral

Elizabeth (Powers) Cabral passed away on March 22, 2013 at her home in Marion in the loving care of her family. She was the widow of the late Bernard F. Cabral, Jr. Born in Methuen on June 23, 1936, Betty was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Elizabeth (Lillis) Powers. She grew up […] Read more »

Debate Over Connet Woods Kiosk

A small but vocal group of homeowners in the Connet Woods subdivision protested the planned location of a mail kiosk at Tuesday’s Rochester Planning Board meeting, expressing frustration with the developer’s perceived lack of transparency and dissatisfaction with the Board’s proposed placement of the structure. An at times heated discussion on the item dominated the […] Read more »

Marketing Mattapoisett

Mattapoisett’s Board of Selectmen moved quickly through a short agenda that was long on good wishes, aspirations and creative marketing opportunities. First up was the distribution of Certificates of Appreciation to Judy Anthony and Kathy DeMello for their dedication and good works with the Council on Aging. Next came Paul Wildnauer from Greatscapes with a […] Read more »

Solar Farm Faces Questions

Blue Wave Capital revealed more about the solar farm planned off Tinkham Hill Road at the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission meeting on Monday night. It was the second board the applicant has approached with a presentation – having previously met with the Planning Board – as representatives make their rounds in advance of the Zoning Board […] Read more »

Officials Consider EMS Upgrade

In what must have been the safest room in the Tri-Town, more than a dozen representatives from the Rochester Police and Fire departments, Cape and Islands Emergency Medical Services, the Board of Selectmen, and various administrative divisions gathered on March 21 to discuss a major change for local rescue crews. Currently, Rochester’s EMS and Fire […] Read more »