Rochester Historical Society Open Sundays

The Rochester Historical Society Museum, 355 County Road, will be open on Sundays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm during the month of October. The Museum features a Display of Historical Places and a Cookbook Sale, and the Gift Shop will be open. Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club Hosting NAMI

On Thursday, October 13 at 6:30 pm, the Rochester Women’s Club will host the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI will discuss mental illness and the opioid crises that plague our communities, also recognizing mental illness, what to do if you see it, and how to get help. Please join us for this very informative […] Read more »

Old Rochester Travel Basketball Association

Old Rochester Travel Basketball Association (ORTBA) is gearing up for the 2016-17 season with tryouts on Saturday, October 22. ORTBA is open to all boys in grades 4-8 and girls in grades 5-8 in the Tri-Town area. ORTBA is competitive travel basketball that competes in the Cape League with towns from all over the Southcoast […] Read more »

Local B&B Still Waiting for ZBA Decision

Once upon a time there was an innkeeper in Marion who wished to increase the number of bedrooms at her bed and breakfast from one to three. Seemed like a simple enough request to Kate Hill, 460 Front Street, since the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals had already granted her the first permit for the […] Read more »

St. Gabriel’s Church Rummage Sale

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Marion will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, October 15 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Sponsored by the Adult Choir of St. Gabriel’s, the sale will benefit both the music program and St. Gabriel’s outreach and relief efforts. The sale takes place in the Parish Hall of St. […] Read more »

Marion Cultural Council

The Marion Cultural Council needs your help! We need the people who live and work here to help advise us on how to best allocate public dollars for programs and activities in the arts, humanities, and interpretive science. As you may know, our all-volunteer, municipally appointed council receives an annual allocation of approximately $4,400 to […] Read more »

Ripe and Ready – The Dry Harvest

The word for the year is ‘dry’. Dry dirt where once was water; parched pastures, waterless skies, and dusty earth. Water is one of those things nobody really thinks about until not much of it is there for us to do with it what we want, when we want. Meanwhile, impatiens grow leggy and lackluster […] Read more »

The Route 6 Rivalry and the Traveling Trophy

The Old Rochester Regional Lady Bulldogs vs. The Wareham Lady Vikings has been a ‘Route 6 rivalry’ for years. This year, the girls’ volleyball coaches from the two teams thought it would be fun to create a traveling trophy to solidify the rivalry. “Something to look forward to – not a championship, but a casual […] Read more »

DaRosa Loses Superior Court Appeal

On September 19, Plymouth County Superior Court upheld the decision of Mattapoisett’s director of inspectional services, Andy Bobola, when he reversed his decision to grant a building permit to Daniel DaRosa for the construction of an extended pier over an easement. DaRosa’s residence is located at 3 Goodspeed Island and known as lot 28 on […] Read more »

Yaeger Music Scholarships Awarded

In the 53rd year of the Clement L. Yaeger Music Scholarship, the Committee is pleased to announce two awards to help talented music students further their education in music performance, music education or music therapy at the undergraduate or graduate college level at an accredited institution. We respect and admire the dedication of our Chairperson, […] Read more »