ORR High School Honor Roll

The Following students have achieved honors for the third term at Old Rochester Regional High School.             Highest Honors, Grade 9; Erin Costa, Mason DaSilva, Hannah Guard, Caleb Jagoda, Davis Mathieu, Tyler Mourao, Brooke Santos, Matthew Wyman, Emily Ziino, Grade 10; Serena Jaskolka, Jane Kassabian, William Lynch Jr., Dennis Reynolds, Evan Roznoy, Rachel Scheub, Grade […] Read more »

River Road Reconfiguration Considered

Residents who raise a ‘ruckus’ get attention. This was apparent at Wednesday’s Conservation Commission meeting at the Marion Town House where a Notice of Intent filed by the Town of Marion, c/o Department of Public Works, to rehabilitate River Road in order to improve roadway infrastructure and roadway safety was discussed. On April 9, residents […] Read more »

Firmino M. Gomes

Firmino M. Gomes, 73, of Mattapoisett died April 27, 2014 at home after a brief illness. He was the husband of Aurisia C. (Cruz) Gomes. Born and raised in Viade, Portugal, the son of the late Firmino and Miguelina (Moura) Gomes, he lived in Mattapoisett for the last 43 years. Survivors include his wife; a […] Read more »

RMS to Perform “The Tempest”

The Rochester Memorial School Drama Club will perform its 26th Shakespeare production, featuring “The Tempest” on May 2. Since 1988, the Drama Club has been performing Shakespeare under the direction of teacher, Danni Kleiman. Each January 20-30 students are cast as the Bard’s most colorful characters in productions such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The […] Read more »

Margaret Gibson Reading at MFPL

Award-winning poet Margaret Gibson will read from past works and from her forthcoming book Broken Cup at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Saturday, April 26 at 3:00 pm. The public is invited to attend, and refreshments will be offered by the Friends of the Mattapoisett Library in honor of Poetry Month. Margaret Gibson, of […] Read more »

Neighbors Oppose Expansion of “Camp”

The April agenda for the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals listed six hearings. Sitting board members were: Mary Ann Brogan, Norman Lyonnais, Susan Akin, Colby Rottler, and Kenneth Pacheco. With the assistance of Andy Bobola, director of inspectional services, they dispatched all but one with an approval. The hearing garnering the most time and debate […] Read more »

Discovery Days at Marion’s Brainard Marsh

One of the educational events the Buzzards Bay Coalition had planned for April vacation brought kids to the 6.1-acre property to explore the marshy beach for a scavenger hunt. The osprey from a nearby nest kept a close eye on the group until the treasures were tallied and the group waded back down the mud-puddled […] Read more »

Nathalie “Nancy” (Omilnowicz) Fleming

Nathalie “Nancy” (Omilnowicz) Fleming, 76, of Mattapoisett died unexpectedly on April 25, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Donald J. Fleming with whom she shared 50 years of marriage. Born and raised in Webster, MA, the daughter of Peter F. Omilnowicz and the late Nellie (Suss) Omilnowicz, she lived in […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race

Celebrate Independence Day by running the 44th annual 5-mile road race held in the scenic seaside town of Mattapoisett, MA! The race begins at 9:00 am Friday, July 4; mail-in registration is $20 by June 22; online registration is $15 by June 24; registration at Shipyard Park is $20 July 3 (5-7:30 pm); $25 the […] Read more »

Marion Republican Town Committee

The Marion Republican Town Committee will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 6th at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. The public and new members are welcome. Read more »