Groundhog Cover Contest

The Wanderer is once again holding a Groundhog Day Cover Contest. The winner’s artwork will appear on the cover of our January 28 issue. The winner will also receive a cash prize of $250. Create an original work of art to be displayed on the cover of The Wanderer. Anything that can be displayed on […] Read more »

Marion’s Master Plan

To the Editor: It’s going to be the Final Countdown. On Monday, January 4 at 7:00 pm in the Marion Music Hall, Marion tax payers will have the opportunity to hear a draft summary of the first six chapters of Marion’s Master Plan, provide their invaluable feedback and ask questions. The presentation will address the […] Read more »

Students Shine in Annual Holiday Production

It is an event that school staff, students, and parents look forward to each year during the holiday season – the annual holiday production at Center School. This year, grades one through three presented a musical that “celebrates the light at the top of the tree” entitled “Sparkle and Shine.” There were children dressed as […] Read more »

Basketball Wins Home Opener

Most teams’ seasons are already under way, but Boys’ Basketball and both track teams had their season openers this week. Now all Bulldog teams are in full swing. Boys’ Basketball’s 70-51 and 48-33 wins over Seekonk and Fairhaven, respectively, were this week’s highlights, but Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ and Girls’ Ice Hockey also impressed by […] Read more »

Student Council Calls for Diversity Awareness

The Old Rochester Regional Junior High School Student Council’s aim is to make all students feel that their voices are being heard, that they are safe in their school, and that they are accepted in their student community. Student Council Co-President Riley Suh and Vice-President Emily Wilson, both in eighth grade, have recognized that a […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging Events

Fitness Room Is Up & Running: The Fitness Room is open and available for members to use. Become a member by paying $20 a month membership fee and use the equipment as many times as it is open in that month. The Fitness Room schedule is Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:00 – 11:00 am, and Fridays […] Read more »

Open Auditions Held at MAC

The Marion Art Center announces that it will hold open auditions for a production of J.B. Priestley’s Dangerous Corner, a Melodrama – seeking three males, four females. Dangerous Corner is a fascinating combination of mystery play and psychological study. Audition dates are January 11 and 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the MAC Theater, […] Read more »

Historical Commission Sponsors Installation

Notable names from the Town of Mattapoisett’s past can now be read on a new memorial at Town Hall that commemorates the service of residents whose dedication to Mattapoisett included being a selectman. On Wednesday, December 16, the Mattapoisett Historical Commission’s installation of memorial bricks was completed at Town Hall in front of the public […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Squirts: Gateway Gladiator Squirts took on the WHK Hawks on Saturday and earned the win 7-1. In the first period, both teams’ goaltending came out strong. Bradyen Hathon put Gateway on the board first with help from Benjamin Hebbel and Ty David Ribeiro. Later on in the period, Ribeiro also scored a goal, unassisted. In […] Read more »

Showstoppers Holiday Pops Concert

The Showstoppers delighted audience members once again at the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops Concert on Saturday, December 19 at the Zeiterion Theatre. As Maestro MacKenzie publicly declared, the invitation to have them return this year was a ‘no-brainer.’ “The Showstoppers knocked our socks off!” Photo courtesy Kelly Zucco   Read more »