RCF Dinner Dance Fundraiser

Limited tickets are still available for The Rochester Country Fair’s “Team Spirit” Theme Dinner Dance Fundraiser. The event will take place on Saturday, March 1 at the Redmen Hall located at 758 Main Street in Wareham. Guests are encouraged, but not required, to dress for the occasion. Dig out your high school or college gear […] Read more »

The Marble Collection: Expanding the Arts

As funding for the arts is cut in schools across the state, The Marble Collection (TMC) strives to keep youth creativity alive. This non-profit organization publishes two issues of a teen magazine for the arts each year. As their vision statement says, TMC is “by and for teens.” Since its foundation in 2008, TMC has […] Read more »

Marian D. (Tate) Lammey

Marian D. (Tate) Lammey, 93, of Mattapoisett died February 24, 2014 peacefully at Sippican Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Archibald Lammey, Jr. Born in Yonkers, NY, the daughter of the late Michael and Veronica (DePalo) Tate, she lived in Mattapoisett most of her life. Mrs. Lammey was a member of the […] Read more »

Ham & Bean Supper

The American Legion, Florence Eastman Post 280 will hold an Old Fashion Ham & Bean Supper at the Post Hall on April 5 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Call 508-758-9311 for reservations or questions. The supper will feature Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, Dessert and Beverage, as well as our signature Baked Ham and Homemade Beans. […] Read more »

Boys’ Basketball Receives Tournament Seeding

Here is a look at the eleventh week of scheduled games for ORR winter athletics.             Boys’ Basketball: The boys’ team had no scheduled games this week, as their regular season wrapped up last week. They did, however, receive their seeding for the Division 3 South tournament. ORR, Wareham, and Martha’s Vineyard sat atop the […] Read more »

“Healing little Hearts” Fundraiser

On Saturday, March 1, “Healing little Hearts” will hold its annual black-tie gala fundraiser for Boston Children’s Hospital at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, where they expect over 300 guests. Now in its seventh year, the event is sponsored by Baby Blanket Suncare Products and raises approximately $100,000 per year for pediatric heart research. Every […] Read more »

Shawmut Associates Getting Closer to Approval

The Planning Board is getting closer to closing a public hearing regarding changes to plans for an addition on a recycling facility on Cranberry Highway in Rochester.             Shawmut Associates has proposed several changes to the Order of Conditions for construction at their existing facility, including alterations to drainage on the site in addition to […] Read more »

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

The Mattapoisett Land Trust and the Rochester Land hosted a joint walk at the Olde Field Farm property on the afternoon of Sunday, February 23. Hikers walked through the pinewood trails and through the frozen wetlands surrounding the Mattapoisett River, looking for animal tracks in the snow and admiring the natural beauty Rochester has to […] Read more »

Swimming Upstream, Snowflakes, and Cable TV

The annual tri-town herring meeting was the first order of business for the Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen. In attendance were Herring Inspectors Bob Martin, Mattapoisett; David Watling, Rochester; and James Gurney, Marion. They reported that in spite of last year’s encouraging numbers, this year’s count is down by approximately 8,000. Eight years ago the count […] Read more »

Rochester Archival Project

Have you ever wondered about the Selectmen’s Perambulations or do you even know what they are! Or are you interested in an Indentureship – no, not what it feels like with your credit card, but a true multiyear commitment of your life to another person to learn a trade. Or perhaps you wondered how Rochester […] Read more »