3rd Annual Holiday Wreath Fundraiser

Team “Sole Survivors” will again hold its annual holiday wreath fundraiser to benefit the Relay for Life of Tri-Town, beginning Friday, November 28. Members of Team “Sole Survivors” will be out at Al’s Yankee Clipper selling wreaths for $15 and decorated wreaths for $20. Also available are kissing balls for $20, cemetery boxes for $20, […] Read more »

Marathon Hearing for Angry Abutters

The evening of November 20 started out tame enough, but once the continuance of issues resulting from a conflict between James Henderson and several abutters resumed, the hearing seemed as difficult to untangle as balled-up fishing lines. During a prior Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals hearing, James Henderson, 16 Bay View, asserted he had a […] Read more »

ORRJHS Brings Early Thanksgiving

The Old Rochester Regional Junior High School students and staff who volunteered their time over the weekend to put on a Thanksgiving banquet for the senior citizens of Tri-Town knew what they were doing, considering that this was the 24th year the school offered the special Sunday Thanksgiving event. When Superintendent of Schools Doug White […] Read more »

Board Mourns Loss, Approves New Businesses

As Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals Chairman Richard Cutler and fellow board members Kirby Gilmore and David Arancio waited for the other members to arrive for the November 13 meeting, they reflected upon the loss of Gilmore’s brother, Benjamin, who passed away on October 31. They placed a bouquet of flowers at the meeting table […] Read more »

Citizen Petition Lacks Clarity

The Marion Planning Board discussed a zoning bylaw amendment proposed in a citizen petition aimed at limiting the size of commercial and retail structures and deemed it to be “too thin,” as Chairman Stephen Kokkins put it on November 17. Board member Norman Hills, though, called it “unclear, confusing,” and in conflict with other current […] Read more »

ORR Among Honored Schools

Old Rochester Regional High School is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on […] Read more »

Small Works Holiday Exhibition

Art on Center kicks off the holiday season with its third annual “Small Works Holiday Exhibition” starting with an opening reception Saturday, November 22 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This exhibition and sale features art created by local artists and all works are priced at $250 and under. Join us for holiday cheer this […] Read more »

Marc A. Rouillier

Marc A. Rouillier, 54, of Rochester passed away November 23,2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Cindy L. (Wamboldt) Rouillier. Mr. Rouillier was born in New Bedford, son of the late Roland and Claire (Levesque) Rouillier, and resided in Rochester for the past 20 years. He was a member of the Long […] Read more »

Mom’s Shopping Night Out with Bingo

The 6th grade parents group at Sippican Elementary will be hosting a Mom’s Shopping Night Out with Bingo on December 5 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. All proceeds go to 6th grade activities such as their Appalachian Mountain Trip, Cape Cod Canal Bike Trip and more. We are looking for vendors, crafters and bakers or […] Read more »

“Tidings of Comfort and Joy”

As it has for nearly five decades, the Sippican Choral Society of Marion ushers in the Christmas season in Southeastern Massachusetts with its annual Christmas concerts on Friday, December 5 at Grace Episcopal Church in New Bedford at 8:00 pm, and again on Sunday, December 7 at 4:00 pm in Tabor Academy’s Wickenden Chapel in […] Read more »