Marion Census Forms

Marion Annual Street Listing 2015 (census) forms were mailed out this month. Please complete the forms as soon as possible and drop them off at the Town House, 2 Spring Street, or mail them back in the enclosed envelope. These census forms are very important for the Town as State aid is based on the […] Read more »

Marion Senior Population Growth

This past fall, the Friends of the Marion Council on Aging (FMCOA) contracted with the UMass Boston Gerontology Institute to complete a demographic analysis of the town’s population and to also conduct several focus groups to investigate the needs and interests of Marion’s older citizens. The demographic study found that the current population of Marion’s […] Read more »

Girls’ Track Clinches Fifth-Straight Championship

Here is a look at the sixth week of scheduled games for Old Rochester Regional winter athletics. Boys’ Basketball: The Bulldogs continued their conference domination this week, defeating two SCC rivals to keep their conference record at a perfect 9-0. The boys first defeated Bourne 89-60, thanks largely in part to Noah Fernandes and Matt […] Read more »

New Book Features Local Volunteer

Norene Hartley of Rochester has a perspective and insight into the land, character, and history of Rochester that is unique. A descendant of the “original Hartleys” of Rochester, Norene, 69, grew up in and continues to live out her life in the rural Southcoast town, working as a carpenter and spending a great deal of […] Read more »

Machacam Club

The Machacam Club will hold its February meeting on February 4 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm; dinner is at 6:00 pm. Our special guest, courtesy of Mike Jennings, will be Captain Brad Smith, our December speaker who is returning to continue his presentation on his 32-year career with […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Jonathan L. Morton of Mattapoisett has been named to the Dean’s List at Western New England for the fall semester of 2014. Morton is working towards a degree in Accounting. Students are named to the Dean’s List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.30 or higher. Stonehill College recently named Rochester native Madison […] Read more »

The Heart of Technology is in the Library

The latest wave in technology education is known as “the library common,” and the Old Rochester Regional School Committee on January 14 gave the approval for the junior and senior high schools to move forward in establishing their own. ORR Junior High School Librarian Carol Herrmann and Assistant Superintendent Elise Frangos introduced the new grade […] Read more »

Sippican Students Reporting for Duty

They are a lively group of girls with an enthusiasm for reporting, packing press passes and having a blast. Meet the Sippican School Cub Reporters, a group of six sixth-graders who are all over the place – literally and figuratively – with an energy that is palpable and a nose for news that can smell […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Squirts: On January 10, the Gateway Squirts skated to a 6-6 tie with YD Dolphins. YD brought the power to the ice scoring back-to-back goals and matching Gateway goal for goal throughout the game. On January 17, the Squirts matched up with WHK Hawks early at Gallo taking a 7-1win and giving the Squirts an […] Read more »

Medical Reserve Corps

The Marion-Rochester MRC is seeking volunteers to assist with efforts to prepare for and respond to threats to the health and well-being of our towns’ residents. We need a diverse group of volunteers with both medical and non-medical skills and abilities. A steering committee will be formed at our next meeting on Thursday, January 29 […] Read more »