Melton The Warm-Hearted Snowman

The students of Center School performed their holiday production of Melton The Warm-Hearted Snowman to a full house of adoring family members and friends on Thursday December 19th.  Directed by Ms. Willow Dowling the entire student body lent their talents and enthusiasm to this story of a snowman ‘born’ with a warm heart.  Given that […] Read more »

ORR Junior High Students of the Month

Kevin T. Brogioli, Principal of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, announces the following Students of the Month for November: Green Team: Mari Daly, Sam Pasquill; Orange Team: Stephanie Dondyk; Blue Team: Eleanor Townsend, Bryce Afonso; Red Team: Sydney Green, Jacob Mimoso; Special Areas: Lauren Pina, Jacob Cardwell. Read more »

Rochester Police to Hold Entrance Exam

The Rochester Police Department, in conjunction with Police Exam Solutions, has scheduled an Entrance Exam for the Rochester Police Department on February 1, 2014. The Rochester Police Department employs 10 full time officers, five part time officers, and a number of reserve officers serving a population of approximately 5,400 residents. The department will be holding […] Read more »

Brian K. Murray

Brian K. Murray, 48, of New Bedford died Tuesday December 17, 2013 unexpectedly at home. Born in New Bedford, the son of Benedict Murray of Mattapoisett and the late Margaret (Wydra) Murray and stepson of Jeanne (Harbeck) Murray, he lived in Acushnet for many years and most recently lived in New Bedford. Brian was formerly […] Read more »

Costa Rican Exchange Student Enjoys Snowfall

Ailina Cervantes Diaz of Costa Rica, an exchange student at Old Rochester Regional High School, enjoyed her first snowfall this past week. “I threw a couple of snowballs, and it was really fun,” said Diaz as she spoke during an American Field Service (AFS) presentation at Wednesday’s ORR District School Committee meeting. Diaz, along with […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Award Announced

The Mattapoisett Lions Club, a member of Lions International, consisting of 45,000 clubs and more than 1.3 million members worldwide making this the world’s largest service club organization, is pleased to announce a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded this year to a graduating high school student residing in Mattapoisett, Marion or Rochester. The funds for […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging Programs

New Program at the Marion Council on Aging begins January 6 at 10:45 am at the Atlantis Drive Facility, Marion. “Silver Sneakers” Yoga. This is free for Silver Sneakers members (check with your health care provider) or $4.00 per class. This 45-minute class will improve your strength, balance and endurance. Class will be held on […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Update

Mites: The Mite Bobcats got back on track with a comeback win, 15-9, against SC Panthers on Saturday. Krystian Pothel, Juni Suarez , and Derek Guavin all had hat tricks. The Bobcats came out flat, but were able to stay in the game thanks to Charlie Carroll’s 47-save performance. The Bobcats were down by three […] Read more »

Martha L. (Salley) Santos

Martha L. (Salley) Santos, 75, of Rochester died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 at Tobey Hospital. She was the wife of the late Richard A. Santos and the former wife of the late Lawrence Charron, Jr. Born in Middleboro, the daughter of the late Erving E. & Ruth (Henshaw) Salley, she lived in Rochester for many […] Read more »

Winter Solstice Celebration

The Rochester Women’s Club would like to invite the public to a Winter Solstice Celebration on Saturday, December 21, at 5:00 pm at 37 Marion Road, Rochester. Naomi Arenberg of WBUR-FM will lead a community sing-along ‘Songs of the Season’. This is a free event. Families are encouraged to come. Refreshments will be served. A […] Read more »