Old Rochester Class of 1964

The Old Rochester Class of 1964 is planning a 50th reunion in September 2014. If any one has information on the whereabouts of the following “missing” classmates, please call 317-769-3175: Allan Humphrey; Carol Wordell Quellette; Doris Hartley; Ruth Pare Robichaud; Clark Springgate; David Cobb; Dan Hebert; Martin Bauer; Chris Hayward; Clarissa Dow West; Virginia FaFrance; […] Read more »

Classic Film Friday: Easter Parade

On Friday, April 4 at 7:00 pm, the public is invited to the Marion Music Hall for its Classic Film Friday Presentation: Easter Parade. The event is co-sponsored by the Sippican Historical Society and the Marion Council on Aging, and is offered to the public, free of charge.            Easter Parade is a 1948 musical, […] Read more »

Sunday’s Storm Leaves Tri-Town Soaked

There were a lot of Tri-Town residents still pumping water out of their basements this Monday, after a torrential rain storm on Sunday, March 30 flooded roads and filled cellars faster than sump pumps could do their jobs. The region received over five inches of rainfall on Sunday, and some areas received even more. Emergency […] Read more »

John Hallett Smith

John Hallett Smith, 67, of Rochester, died Friday, March 28, 2014 at his home. He was the husband of Deborah M. (Maxim) Smith. Born in Wareham, he was the son of the late Francis H. & Ellen (Corse) Smith. He graduated from Wareham High School, Class of 1964 and the UMass Dartmouth. A longtime resident […] Read more »

Deborah A. (Oliveira) Rebello

Deborah A. (Oliveira) Rebello, 59, of Mattapoisett died March 28, 2014 unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of Michael W. Rebello. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of Beatrice (Marshall) Ferreira of Dartmouth and step-daughter of the late Barry Ferreira, she lived in New Bedford and Dartmouth before moving to Mattapoisett 20 […] Read more »

Machacam Club

The Machacam Club will hold its April meeting on April 2 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm; dinner at 6:00 pm. Due to several postponements, our speaker for the meeting will be Liisa Budge-Johnson, Deputy Sheriff of Plymouth County. Liisa’s subject will be a timely one, primarily concerning identity […] Read more »

Yard Sale & Family Day

A Yard Sale & Family Day will be held at the Knights of Columbus, 57 Fairhaven Rd in Mattapoisett on Saturday April 12 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. There will be refreshments and raffles. Tables are for rent for $20 each. A ham and bean supper with potato salad, coleslaw and macaroni and cheese […] Read more »

Spring Adult Programs at ETL

Mystery Book Club: Join us at the Elizabeth Taber Library on Wednesday, April 2 at 11:00 am for our monthly Mystery Book Club meeting. We will be discussing Peter Robinson’s book, Before the Poison. Please stop into the Library today to register and reserve a copy of this book. Other upcoming Mystery Book Club meetings: […] Read more »

A Night of Jazz

If you are ready for the spring thaw, then come to the Old Rochester Regional High School Auditorium on Wednesday April 16 at 7:00 pm for light refreshments and to join us for a toasty Night of Jazz. This concert is presented by the ORR High School and Junior High Music Departments, under the direction […] Read more »

Library Hosts “Antiques Roadshow” Fundraiser

Word spread of the Antiques Roadshow-style fundraiser at the Mattapoisett Library on March 29, attracting scores of South Coasters clutching their treasures, antiques, and heirlooms for appraisal and admiration, hoping Francis McNamee of the Marion Antique Shop might discover worth in their belongings beyond their sentimental value. Paying $5 per item appraised, some brought primitive […] Read more »