Candy Drive

To the Editor: Recently, my family collected Halloween candy from local residents to be sent to our soldiers who are overseas. On Veteran’s Day, I helped to sort and package the candy along with my brother and sister and my cousin. I want to thank Ms. Mirabito and my 6th grade homeroom class at Old […] Read more »

Tri-County Music Association Scholarship Showcase

The Tri-County Music Association presents “Scholarship Showcase 2015” on Friday, November 27 at 7:00 pm in the Lyndon South Auditorium on the campus of Tabor Academy, 85 Spring Street, Marion, MA. This special concert will feature performances by current and former Tri-County Music Association’s John R. Pandolfi College Scholarship and Summer Study Grant recipients. he […] Read more »

Their Silent Voices

We positioned the floral arrangement at the footstone placed by the local veterans group, put there in memory of my father’s honorable service in World War II. He, like many thousands of other men and women, returned to his home forever changed, but never ever talked about the experience of war. Today we understand the […] Read more »

Full House for ConCom

It was a crowded session at the November 17 Rochester Conservation Committee meeting. The commission had no less than five public meetings and hearings to attend to and bench space was in short supply. The meeting opened with a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Eagle Scout Corbin Blanchard who was seeking permission to […] Read more »

Girls’ Cross Country Runs to State Championship

The Fall Sports season is drawing to a close, but this week’s recap takes a look at the latest results for Old Rochester Regional High School football, the Girls’ Volleyball team, and both Cross Country teams. Most notable is the Girls’ Cross Country’s thrilling state meet victory, the first in school history. They will continue […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month

Danny Collins (R, 106 min.) will be shown at the Mattapoisett CoA Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow Street, on Tuesday, November 24 at 12:00 noon. The free movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett CoA. Danny Collins, an aging 1970s rocker, can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager uncovers […] Read more »

Disconnect Between Cell Company, Rochester ZBA

Representatives of Bell Mobile Atlantic, on behalf of Verizon, asked the Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals once again on November 12 to overturn an earlier decision made by the building commissioner to deny a building permit that would add 12 new cellular antennas to an existing tower off of Cranberry Highway. The denial means that […] Read more »

Robert I. Wing

Robert I. Wing, 86, of Marion, died Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham. He was the husband of Joan C. (Dougall) Wing. They had been married for 60 years. Born in Arlington, he was the son of the late Irving & Julia (Goss) Wing. A previous resident of Bourne, he moved to […] Read more »

Holderness Day

“School rivalries are important because they bring out the best in each team,” said Tabor Academy Head of School John Quirk during an all-school meeting on Friday, November 13. Tabor students kept this in mind on Saturday when they took to the fields, ready to confront their rivals at Holderness School in an annual daylong […] Read more »

Lack of Timely Legal Response Noted

Planning Board member John Mathieu during the November 16 meeting of the Mattapoisett Planning Board stood by his assertion that it was essential to receive “legal written opinion” for many cases and issues the board handles on behalf of the town. “It is my opinion that we need a little back-up in our file, legal […] Read more »