Gateway Youth Hockey Update

Squirt Ice Wolves – The Gateway Ice Wolves continued on their unbeaten streak in the Yankee Conference with their second win of the playoffs. They beat a strong GYH USA team 7-2. The game was back and forth in the first period with each team scoring two goals. From that point on, goalie Alex DeMarco […] Read more »

An Evening with Chip Osborne

Please join the Marion Garden Group for “An Evening with Chip Osborne” on Tuesday, April 2 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, Front Street. Admission is $5 per guest and the event is open to the public. Guest speaker and organic industry guru Chip Osborne, of Osborne Organics in Marblehead, will share his […] Read more »

Easter Seals: Where Hope Springs Eternal

Out of tragedy blossomed an organization that has served millions since 1919 — Easter Seals. Most of us will be familiar with the organization’s name, but many of us will not know how it originated. Enter Edgar Allen. In 1907, Allen was a wealthy self-made businessman whose son was killed by a streetcar in Elyria, […] Read more »

Dance Team Showcase

This past Friday, the ORR High School auditorium held the 4th Annual Bulldog Rhythm Showcase. The high school’s dance team worked with their new head coach, previous Bulldog Rhythm member Bethanie Bassett, to present 18 dance numbers to a crowd of peers, friends and family members.             The night opened at 7:00 pm with a […] Read more »

Gilbert P. Champagne

Gilbert P. Champagne, 73, of Rochester, died March 20, 2013 at home after a long illness. He was the husband of Jane M. (Doran) Champagne. Born and raised in New Bedford, the son of the late Antonio and Henrietta (Lemaire) Champagne, he lived in Rochester since 1973. He was a communicant of St. John Neumann […] Read more »

Willis H. Collyer

Willis H. Collyer, age 91 of Mattapoisett, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Our Lady?s Haven in Fairhaven, MA after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Barbara R. “Bobi” (Walker) Collyer. Born and raised in Marblehead, MA, Willis was the son of the late Ernest L. and Corinne […] Read more »

Boys’ and Girls’ Lacrosse Preview

The ORR lacrosse teams are fairly new; this coming season will mark the third year since the program’s development in 2010. However, there has been no shortage of victories for either team despite the young program, due in part to good coaches and talented players. The boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams look to continue their […] Read more »

ORRHS Drama Club Presents “Oklahoma!”

Starting this Thursday night, students from the Old Rochester Regional High School Drama Club will stage “Oklahoma!,” a classic American musical based on the play “Green Grown the Lilacs” by Lynn Riggs and set to the music and production of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The action-packed, fun-filled performance is directed by Paul Sardinha and will take […] Read more »

2014 Budget Draft Discussed in Marion

Alan Minard of the Marion Finance Committee presented a draft of the 2014 budget at the Board of Selectmen meeting on Tuesday evening. The proposed budget has a projected 2.46 percent increase over the existing budget. “This is pretty much a balanced budget, which is fairly flat from last year,” Minard said. The Finance Committee […] Read more »

Recycling Facility Moves Forward

A site review has been planned for April 2 on a property owned by Shawmut Associates, LLC of 1245 Cranberry Highway, on which construction of a recycling and processing facility for municipal solid waste and other materials is scheduled to take place. The plan is to expand the pre-existing structure, and the facility would be […] Read more »