Special Edition of The Wanderer

On January 2 we will be publishing a special on-line only edition of The Wanderer. You will be able to access the January 2 edition many different ways. Through our website, we offer complete downloads of each week’s edition in Portable Document Format (PDF) as well as an interactive Flash version. You can also download […] Read more »

Letting Go

My Mother was and is a difficult woman in many ways. Her emotional unbalance, which today would be easily treated with medication and talk therapy, kept us on our toes. Speaking for myself, I felt responsible for her happiness even at an early age. Dr. Phil would have a field day with my tribe. Yet […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Luncheon

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club will hold its monthly luncheon on Thursday, January 16 at 12:00 noon at Reynard Hall in the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 27 Church St., Mattapoisett. Ross Edminster, a member of the Salvation Army Relief Team, will share his experiences of offering support following the deadly tornado that struck Oklahoma, killing 24 and […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Update

Mite Bobcats: The Mite Bobcats erased a four goal deficit with only two minutes left to come back and tie Nantucket 17-17. Juni Suarez had an eight-goal night. Derek Guavin had a hat trick and Tommy Ledger tied the game with under a minute left. Charlie Carroll kept the Bobcats in the game, making forty-four […] Read more »

Democratic Town Committee Meeting

The Mattapoisett Democratic Town Committee invites its members and the public to attend an open forum to meet gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley on Saturday, January 4 at 10:15 am in the lower level conference room of the Mattapoisett Library, 7 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett. Read more »

ORR Student Council Shows Generosity

As the majority of Old Rochester Regional High School prepared for winter break, student council remained busy until the last days of school. Last Thursday, student council presented a jumbo “check” for $4,651.09 to a small group of afterschool club representatives. While this cardboard check may just be for show, it signifies the actual amount […] Read more »

Alexandria Mary Mohidin (Stylos)

Alexandria Mary Mohidin (Stylos) of Rochester passed away peacefully on Monday, December 23, 2013 at Tremont Nursing Home at the age of 95.  Born in Lowell Massachusetts in 1918, she was the daughter of Achilles and Marianthi (Kotarakos) Stylos. She was preceded in death by her husband Gulam Mohidin of Suffering Moses, Kashmir, India to […] Read more »

Family Bay Discovery Day

See what gifts Mother Nature left us this holiday season during a Family Bay Discovery Day program with the Buzzards Bay Coalition on Friday, December 27 and Saturday, December 28. Participants will embark on a scavenger hunt to find natural treasures in the forest or on the beach. At the end of each program, we […] Read more »

Winter Sports in Full Swing

The second week of winter sports at Old Rochester was interrupted by persistent winter weather, which managed to postpone a swim meet and a boys’ and girls’ basketball game, along with cancelling practices. Despite the storms, however, several of the teams had excellent performances. Here is a look at the second week of scheduled games […] Read more »

Marion Natural History Museum Holiday Party

The Marion Natural History Museum after-school group enjoyed snacks and craft making during our annual holiday party. Our next set of after-school activities are on the museum’s website: www.marionmuseum.org.  Happy Holidays from the Marion Natural History Museum and see you in 2014!    Marion Natural History Museum holiday party Photo courtesy of Vin Malkoski Read more »