Going Home

“I miss my Roland every minute of every day,” she said to me again during our Christmas season telephone call between Myrtle Beach and Mattapoisett. My mother-in-law, a woman now deep into her elderly years, is courageously facing her 92nd birthday alone, except for her grief. Her heart was broken 20 years ago when her […] Read more »

Ham & Bean Supper

The American Legion, Florence Eastman Post, will hold an Old Fashion Ham & Bean Supper at the Post Hall on January 10 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Storm date is February 15. Call 508-758-9311 for reservations, questions and storm information. The supper will feature cole slaw, potato salad, dessert and beverage, as well as our signature […] Read more »

Joan F. (Daniher) Ten Eyck

Joan F. (Daniher) Ten Eyck, 94, of Marion died Saturday December 27, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late Everett Kyle Ten Eyck. Born in New York City, the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Carter) Daniher, she lived in New York City, Minneapolis, MN, and Needham, before moving to Marion […] Read more »

Nasketucket Bird Club Meeting

At January’s Nasketucket Bird Club meeting, Fairhaven resident and professional photographer Dan Logan will show some of his images from the past year of birds that live in or pass through southeastern Massachusetts. The event will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 22 at the Mattapoisett Public Library. The meeting is free and […] Read more »

ORR Student Fundraises for 3-D Printer

It is time for technology at Old Rochester Regional High School to enter the 21st century, thinks junior Drew Robert, so he has taken the first step towards leading the school into the future of technology education. Robert has taken just about every technology course offered at ORR. “And I wanted more,” said Robert during […] Read more »

Davis to Play for the USA U18 Hockey Team

Although the Winter sports season is just beginning at Tabor, Tabor Academy senior Samantha Davis has been playing hockey all year. Davis was recently named to the USA U18 National Team after a series of training camps. Over the summer, Davis was invited to Lake Placid, where she participated in a training camp for the […] Read more »

Vincent Barboza

Vincent Barboza, of Rochester died on December 25, 2014. He was the husband of Jeanette (Barros) Barboza. Visiting hours will be held from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Monday, December 29, 2014 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 […] Read more »

Taking the Christmas Plunge

On Christmas Day 2014, about 50 hardy souls, young and old alike, ran into 42-degree winter waters at Mattapoisett’s Town Beach with yelps of joy. This annual event raises funds for Helping Hands and Hooves, a non-profit organization in Mattapoisett that provides horseback riding lessons and therapeutic sessions for people with special needs. Photos by […] Read more »

Barbara A. Dooley

Barbara A. Dooley, 78, of Bourne formerly Marion, died Tuesday December 23, at the Royal Cape Cod Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bourne. Ms. Dooley was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Walter J. and Marion E. (Rose) Dooley. She attended Saint Peter and Saint Paul Elementary Schools and Immaculate Conception High School. […] Read more »

Applicants Make Pitch for CPC Funds

The Mattapoisett Community Preservation Commission reviewed the applications of several projects looking for 2015 CPC funding on December 18, when applicants gave commission members the details of their proposals, hoping that they will receive the CPC’s support. The role of the CPC is to decide how to spread Town Meeting approved taxpayer funds reserved specifically […] Read more »