Marion Town-Wide Cleanup & SpringFest

Marion Town-Wide Cleanup & SpringFest will be held on Saturday, May 9. The Cleanup is from 9:00 am to noon at the Music Hall; SpringFest is from noon to 4:00 pm at Washburn Park. Litter and clutter beware! Streets will be cleaned and closets will be cleared as the Marion Tree & Parks Committee and […] Read more »

Student Alumni Connection Board

Throughout the school year, a number of new groups have formed in the Tabor Academy community as a result of the brainstorming done at the second annual Leadership Symposium. The theme of that day was to think of new positions or programs that could enhance certain areas of life at Tabor. One group focused on […] Read more »

Paw Prints Leaves Its Mark at ORR

For a newspaper to work, a lot of things have to go right. Writers, editors, and photographers have to work together. Interviews, articles, and photos have to meet deadlines. To sum up the process in one phase, timing is everything. It’s that study of newspapers that makes Journalism and Media Literacy a popular class year […] Read more »

Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race

The Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race on the Mattapoisett River, sponsored by the Rochester Fire Department, will take place on Monday, May 25 starting at 8:30 am at Grandma Hartley’s Reservoir, Snipatuit Road, in Rochester and finishing at the Herring Weir, River Road at Route 6, in Mattapoisett. The race is open to persons of […] Read more »

Goodspeed Island Pier Hearing Draws Hundreds

“On my fiftieth birthday, my husband gave me a signed purchase and sale agreement for land on the water…” Thus began Laurie DaRosa’s comments about how she and her husband, Daniel, came to purchase the parcel on Goodspeed Island, a location she said was the culmination of years of hard work and the fulfillment of […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society

To the Editor: The Rochester Historical Society would like to thank everyone who made our fundraising dance on Friday, April 10 at the Reservation Golf Club a success. We appreciate the support of the Rochester Women’s Club and all the businesses who donated to our Silent Auction. Thank You. Edyie Johnson, Rochester Historical Society   […] Read more »

MNHM Summer Program

The Marion Natural History Museum’s Summer Program is one of the most well known and well regarded in the South Coast area. Children from across the country visit us each summer and participate in the program. The programs are designed to be small groups, and registration is limited to 15 children per session. Our Life […] Read more »

3rd Annual Ballroom & Line Dancing Party

There will be a Ballroom & Line Dancing Party on Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 to 11:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 57 Fairhaven Road, Route 6, in Mattapoisett. Music is provided by Dave Valerio; all proceeds benefit the Mattapoisett Council on Aging. Free parking and light refreshments are included. Tickets at the […] Read more »

An Afternoon with Walt Whitman

“I celebrate myself and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.” The words of “America’s poet” rang out inside the Mattapoisett Library hall on April 19 as never before. Each syllable of every poem fresh and green within Leaves of Grass dripping […] Read more »

Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity

The Sippican Historical Society and Elizabeth Taber Library will join together on Thursday, May 7 to co-sponsor Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity: Its History, Progress & Future, a lecture by Myron O. Stachiw. A glance at the TV news or any newspaper will quickly reveal that the past decade in Ukraine has witnessed a series of […] Read more »