Boys’ and Girls’ Track Remains Undefeated

Here is a look at the third week of scheduled games for ORR spring athletics.             Baseball: The Bulldogs had a great week, winning all three of their games against Fairhaven, Dighton-Rehoboth, and GNB Voc-Tech. Against Fairhaven, the boys won 11-8 thanks to a strong offensive performance by designated hitter Austin Salkind, who hit three […] Read more »

Jillian Jensen “Kickstarts” Debut Album

The former American Idol and X Factor contestant from Rochester is home, and in the middle of raising funds for her debut album – and if you donate $5,000 to her fundraiser, she promises she will tattoo your name on her body. So far, 21 year-old Jensen is inching closer to her goal to […] Read more »

Rochester PD Facebook “Weekly Wanted”

Rochester Police made their first arrest resulting from “Weekly Wanted” postings on the departments Facebook page. Early this morning Rochester Police Officer Adam Brightman teamed up with detectives from New Bedford Police in and effort to arrest 23-year-old Tristian Botelho. The officers conducted surveillance on a residence on Chancery Street in New Bedford and observed […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Election Meet and Greet

The League of Women voters is sponsoring a “Meet and Greet” the candidates running for office in Mattapoisett, as well as a warrant review on Sunday, May 4 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the town library meeting room.  We hope to see you there. Read more »

Marion Town-Wide Cleanup & Springfest

Litter and clutter beware! Streets will be cleaned and closets will be cleared as the Marion Tree and Parks Committee and Gifts to Give join forces for Marion’s 2014 Town-Wide Cleanup. To be held on Saturday, May 10 from 9 am until noon, the event is sponsored by the Tree and Parks Committee and the […] Read more »

Tabor Teacher’s Journey Through Vietnam

He wasn’t sure what to expect when he got there. As a history teacher at Tabor Academy, Gary Sousa knows the history between the U.S. and Vietnam – as most of us do. But Gary is a historian, a traveler, photographer, and among other things, a diver, and he always wanted to visit Vietnam. Sousa […] Read more »

“Mr. ORR” Dazzles Audience

Last Thursday, Old Rochester Regional High School’s junior and senior classes sponsored the entertaining “Mr. ORR” fundraiser. At the conclusion of the night, senior Talon Gomes was named Mr. ORR, winning $100. Senior Troy Rood was the runner up, winning $50. Freshman John Kvilhaug and senior Chad Santello tied for third place, each winning a […] Read more »

Rodents, Hazards Found in Elderly Residence

Convening for an emergency meeting, selectmen on April 18 met with members of the Fire Department with concerns over the “deplorable” conditions of a home located at 3 Rose Cottage Lane. Building Commissioner Scott Shippey, also an on-call firefighter, told selectmen about the condition of the interior of the house when firefighters responded to a […] Read more »

Uncertainty Over FEMA Flood Plain

Board members on April 22 voted to continue the public hearing to discuss an amendment to a section of the Town Flood Plain District By-Law pertaining to the process of granting special permits for proposed work within a flood zone. Board member Ben Bailey has maintained that the new FEMA flood maps are arbitrary and […] Read more »

Adult Library Programs at the ETL

Technology Tuesdays at 11:00 am: Three more weeks left of technology workshops at the Elizabeth Taber Library, running through Tuesday, May 13th. Come learn all about the FREE library electronic resources!  Workshops will include: April 29 at 11:00 am: Mango Languages: a free program for all Marion library cardholders to learn over 40 foreign languages. […] Read more »