GYH Learn to Skate and Learn to Play

The Gateway Youth Hockey will hold its 2014 Learn to Skate & Learn to Play Session 2 for nine weeks. Sunday dates are as follows: December 29; January 5, 12, 19, and 26; and February 2, 9, 16, and 23 from 10:00 – 11:00 am at the Tabor Ice Rink, Marion. Cost for the session […] Read more »

Walter Gaj, Sr.

Walter Gaj, Sr., 86, of New Bedford died Tuesday December 23, 2013 at Hathaway Manor after a period of declining health. He was the beloved husband of Gladys J. (Jaworski) Gaj; they had been married for 59 years. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Frank and Karolina (Hop) Gaj, he lived in […] Read more »

Quick Work for the Marion ZBA

An easement issue concerning the Bay Watch Realty 40B project was resolved during a brief meeting of the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals on December 19. Right away, despite mention of Bay Watch on the agenda, board members knew it would be a speedy meeting, with Chairperson Eric Pierce commenting, “We’re going to go for […] Read more »

Singing in Christmas

When Christmas comes to Mattapoisett, it means that it is time for the annual Christmas carol sing-along at Tinkhamton Chapel, a tradition kept alive for over 100 years. The candlelight shining out from inside the little chapel seemed to shine a bit brighter this year as it fell on this winter solstice night, the longest […] Read more »

The Reason for the Season

She didn’t know it when she first arrived, but Lindsey Atterton was destined to play the Virgin Mary during the North Rochester Congregational Church Christmas service on December 22. Everything was in place for the live nativity, the highlight of the second annual event at the church, or at least that is what the coordinators […] Read more »

Board Chooses Facilities Manager

The Rochester Board of Selectmen decided on the spot to choose the Town’s new facilities manager after two interviews during the December 23 meeting, favoring Andrew Daniel, a Rochester native living in Marion. The board interviewed two candidates that evening, opting for Daniel, who already has his Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License, along with several other […] Read more »

Holiday Happenings at ‘The Wanderer’

The holidays are in full swing, and at The Wanderer we’re already planning ahead through January! Each year, we take a week off so that our staff can spend time with their families during the holidays, but this year we have a little twist. We will have a regular edition on Thursday, December 26, and […] Read more »

Matthew P. Lawton

Matthew P. Lawton, 44, of Mattapoisett, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2013 of complications from pneumonia. He was the son of Robert P. Lawton and Maureen E. Grace. He was born in New Bedford and had resided in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett for most of his life. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed […] Read more »

Happy Holidays from ORRHS

“Happy Holidays and best Wishes for the New Year from all of us at Old Rochester Regional High School.” This year’s card from ORR High School was drawn by Madeline Meyer, grade 10. Read more »