Gateway Youth Hockey

Squirt Grizzlies: On Saturday, the Gateway Squirt Grizzlies avenged their only loss of the season in the Yankee Conference with a 4-2 victory over Braintree 3 at Gallo Arena in Bourne. With the win, the Grizzlies took sole possession of first place. Chris Gauvin provided the offense with two goals. Matt Quinlan and Nathan Ribeiro […] Read more »

SHS and ETL Special Lecture Presentation

The public is invited to the Marion Music Hall at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 7, as Lawrence S. DiCara discusses Turmoil and Transition in Boston, which is also the topic of his recent political memoir. The book details his rise on the Boston City Council and within the local political scene, as well as […] Read more »

South Coast Chamber Music Society

For the final concert of their winter series, the South Coast Chamber Music Society will perform Piano Trio music of Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Schubert in Marion and New Bedford on March 8 and 9. “One glance at Schubert’s Trio and the troubles of our human existence disappear and all the world is fresh and bright […] Read more »

Marion Residents Talk German History

The Sippican Historical Society has done it again. They found another fascinating Marion resident to host another in the society’s series of history-based lectures on February 20 at the Marion Music Hall. This time, Dr. Kirtland Mead, Ph.D., from Massachusetts Institute of Technology presented “Why Germany Flew off the Rails, and How Her History Could […] Read more »

Rochester Election is Mainly Uncontested

The 2014 Rochester election will not be much of a contest, with only two of the 14 races contested, after the deadline to submit papers for nomination passed on February 19. Incumbent Sandra Keese for Board of Health is running against William David Souza to maintain her three-year seat on the board. The only other […] Read more »

Estelle Jacobson

Estelle Jacobson of Mattapoisett MA passed away peacefully February 24, 2014 at Windham Terrace Assisted Living in Windham, NH. Estelle was born on December 8, 1923 in Shrewsbury, MA. Survivors include her devoted son, Craig, and his wife Nancie of Litchfield, NH, her 4 beloved grandchildren, Sarah, Kimberly, Laura, and Daniel, and Nancie’s children Amy, […] Read more »

Lorraine D. (Beaupre) Boardman

Lorraine D. (Beaupre) Boardman, 84, of Mattapoisett died February 27, 2014 at Kent Hospital in Warwick, RI. She was the wife of the late Robert M. Boardman. Born in Hartford, CT, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Alice (Chamberland) Beaupre, she lived in Mattapoisett most of her life. Mrs. Boardman was a member of […] Read more »

Seussical the Musical

The Old Rochester Regional High School Drama Club will present on April 3 – 6 the Broadway smash hit Seussical the Musical by Composer and Librettist, Stephen Flaherty, and Lyricist and Librettist, Lynn Ahrens. This family-oriented show boasts over 100 talented ORR students. The musical is based on several of Dr. Seuss’ books including: The […] Read more »

Men’s College Squash Nationals – Division E

Marion resident TJ Dyer is carried off the squash court at Harvard University after winning the deciding match in #1 position as Northeastern defeats Boston College 5-4 in tense finals of Men’s College Squash Nationals – Division E. The Chaffee Cup (Div.E) involved the last division final scheduled for the tournament.  Neither Northeastern nor Boston […] Read more »

Looking Ahead to the Rochester Country Fair

Even though the fairgrounds of the Rochester Country Fair are still frozen beneath inches of rapidly melting snow right now, preparation for the 2014 country fair is nonetheless underway, six months ahead of the big annual event in August. Before the crowds gather – scratching mosquito bites and dripping with sweat while playing Cow Chip […] Read more »