Senior Projects

This year, 26 seniors took advantage of the senior project program to pursue an interest that they have for the final quarter of their Tabor Academy career. According to Julie Crosby, the program director, this year’s projects were diverse. Topics included 3-D computer modeling, dress making, and fundraising for nonprofits. There was also epic poetry […] Read more »

Board Recommends Bylaw Amendments

The Rochester Planning Board met May 26 to discuss three zoning bylaw amendments to be presented at the June 8 Annual Town Meeting. The board voted unanimously to recommend that the Town adopt the following amendments in upcoming Town Meeting. One is an amendment to section VII of the Flood Plain District. The amendment will […] Read more »

Marion Republican Town Committee

The Marion Republican Town Committee will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 2 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. The public and new members are welcome. Read more »

Summer Conditioning/Track Camp

All Sports Summer Conditioning Program will be held at ORR Monday through Thursday, June 29 – August 20 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. This overall conditioning program to get athletes ready for their fall sport is open to all athletes in grades 6-12. Cost is $100 for the summer. Contact Cindy Tilden at for […] Read more »

Kenneth R. Ferreira

Kenneth R. Ferreira, 64, of Wareham, died unexpectedly on May 29, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bedford. He was the widower of the late Elizabeth (Jorge) Ferreira and the son of Tillie (Roderick) Ferreira and the late Edward Ferreira. Ken was a graduate of Holy Family Holy Name High School in New Bedford. He […] Read more »

Antique Home Will Be Updated

It wasn’t a long or busy night for the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals when they met on May 21 with only two hearings before a full board populated by Chairman Susan Akin, Mary Anne Brogan, Paul Milott, Norman Lyonnais and Kenneth Pacheco. But for one of the two hearings, it was a rather historical […] Read more »

The Bay Flows Gratitude

On May 21 at Shining Tides at Camp Massasoit, the Buzzards Bay Coalition proudly announced the completion of the Nasketucket Bay Land Conservation Project. This is the largest land conservation project completed, which covers and protects 416 acres of a variety of habitat and coastal areas. In addition, the BBC has continued to be successful […] Read more »

MYC Boats Compete in Figawi 2015

Five boats from the Mattapoisett Yacht Club made the Memorial Day weekend trek to Hyannis to compete in the 44th Annual Figawi Race from Hyannis to Nantucket on May 23. Of those five boats, Mattapoisett Yacht Club had a win, a place and a show! MYC Commodore Bob Warren in his Dufour 38 In Deep […] Read more »

Flotsam, Jetsam and the Science of Ocean Motion

On June 1, Loree Griffin Burns, Scientist/Author will give two presentations to the Old Hammondtown School’s 6th Grade: Flotsam, Jetsam and the Science of Ocean Motion. Lots of kids have heard the story: 29,000 rubber bathtub toys fell from a cargo ship in the Pacific Ocean and floated, quite literally, around the world. What they […] Read more »

Zoster Vaccine Availability

The Marion-Rochester Health District, in collaboration with the Marion Board of Health and the Rochester Board of Health is pleased to announce a continuation of the Zoster (commonly known as Shingles) Immunization Program. Shingles is a condition that can present in individuals who had Chickenpox as a disease when they were younger. The Chickenpox virus […] Read more »