Rabies Clinic

There will be a Rabies Clinic on October 11 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Mattapoisett Fire Station. All dogs must be leashed and all cats in carriers. The cost per animal is $15. Thank you from all the unvaccinated critters in town and the surrounding towns! You do not have to live […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Auditions

The Marion Art Center will hold open auditions for a production of one-act plays to be decided. Males and females of all ages are invited to audition. No acting experience needed. Rehearsal schedule would be flexible based on the cast. Audition Dates: October 5 and 6 at 7:00 pm at Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant […] Read more »

Lion’s Club Movie

The Mattapoisett Lions Clubs invites you to join us in the Old Rochester Regional High School Auditorium on Friday, October 9 at 6:30 pm for a screening of the movie Home. This DreamWorks production takes place on planet Earth, where an alien race called the Boov invade the planet. However, a girl named Tip manages […] Read more »

Gone Fishing

Rochester Scout Pack 30 had a fishing day at Five Mile Pond at Camp Cachelot in Myles Standish State Forest on September 27. The Cub Scouts were being trained in the art of fishing, tying knots for their hooks, as well as baiting a hook. Joshua Ernstzen, 7, (middle right) was the first Cub Scout […] Read more »

Joan E. (Watson) Winters

Joan E. (Watson) Winters, 83, of Rochester, died Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham. She was the wife of the late Franklin E. Winters. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late William & Hazel (Ellis) Watson. She was a longtime resident of Marion until she moved to Rochester […] Read more »

Freshmen Transition to Tabor

As a senior, one sometimes forgets how unique Tabor Academy is as an institution. There is, of course, the obvious – we’ve been blessed by an unusually beautiful location, for example – but, after a while, one often ceases waking up appreciating one’s teachers and how much work and care they invest in their classes, […] Read more »

Tax Rate Steady in Rochester

Rochester residents will be relieved to hear that their taxes will not be increasing this year. In fact, they will enjoy a six-cent relief from their tax rate. On September 21, the Rochester Board of Selectmen approved the recommended tax rate of $14.01 per thousand of value for each property class after a brief presentation […] Read more »

Tribute to Benefactor Elizabeth Taber

On Sunday, October 4 at 10:00 am, the First Congregational Church of Marion invites the Tri-Town community to its regular Sunday service including optional communion. This service will, however, be amplified to include several features to highlight the weekend’s Elizabeth Taber Gala. Head of School at Tabor Academy, John Quirk, will deliver the sermon. Tabor’s […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Community Preservation Committee

The Mattapoisett Community Preservation Committee is now accepting project funding applications for inclusion in the spring 2016 town meeting. Applications can be picked up in paper form at the Mattapoisett Town Hall or can be downloaded at http://www.mattapoisett.net/Pages/MattapoisettMA_CPC/2014CPAapplication. Applications must be turned into the selectmen’s office by November 15 in order for consideration. Read more »

Rochester Cultural Council

The Rochester Cultural Council is seeking funding proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities and science projects which must also ensure a public benefit component. Grant application forms are available online at www.mass-culture.org. Please visit the Massachusetts Cultural Council website for grant submission details. The deadline to submit grant applications is October 15, 2015 and six copies […] Read more »