Rochester Women’s Club

The next meeting of the Rochester Women’s Club will be held on Thursday, November 3 at 6:30 pm. We will be finalizing our plans for the upcoming Volunteer Appreciation Social to be held on November 9 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Yvonne Benton will be treating us again by sharing her knowledge of the “Bartender.” […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Squirts: Last Saturday, October 15, the Gladiator Squirts faced off against Walpole Express in a battle of the undefeated. In the end, the Gladiators prevailed with a hard fought 10-3 victory. The team was led by the strong goaltending of Ryan Killion who stopped 18 of 21 shots. The offense was led by the playmaking […] Read more »

SouthCoast Toastmasters Open House

The SouthCoast Toastmaster’s Club, also known as Marion Toastmaster’s Club, will hold an open house with pizza and light refreshments on Thursday, October 27 from noon to 1:00 pm at the Wareham Free Public Library at 59 Marion Road, Wareham, MA. Are you frightened of public speaking? Come and experience what happens at a meeting. […] Read more »

Marion Republican Town Committee

The Marion Republican Town Committee will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 1 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. New members are welcome. Read more »

Planning Board Considers New Solar Array

The beginning of the October 25 edition of the Rochester Planning Board breezed by quickly enough. The first public hearing, a request from Gary Mills to modify a plan combining two lots into a single lot, was continued until the next meeting. The second, a proposed project from James & Charlotte Spieldenner of 1 Happy […] Read more »

‘Family Week’ Offers Peek into Tabor Sports

This past weekend, Tabor Academy enjoyed a string of athletic successes, both on campus and beyond. The Seawolves finished Saturday with an 8-0-1 record across all the sports, and that strength carried into Sunday at the Head of the Charles Regatta. The main event of the weekend on Tabor’s campus was “Family Weekend,” an opportunity […] Read more »

MakerSpace Offers New Skills to Students

It’s 2:45 on a Thursday afternoon, and five students are crowded around Old Rochester Regional Junior High School Technology Education teacher Scott McElroy. The students are learning more about computer-aided design by using CoreCAD, a software program meant to draft designs or technical illustrations. “They’re first rate,” McElroy says of the five boys. “They’re the […] Read more »

Meadow Island

To all the citizens of Marion and others who worked to save the waters around Meadow Island: On Tuesday night, October 18, the Marion Selectmen voted 2-1 to keep the waters around Meadow Island free and clear. The application to start a ½-acre oyster farm in the area was denied and the applicant was encouraged […] Read more »

Graboys Leadership Symposium

The Graboys Leadership Symposium is an annual event at Tabor Academy, planned each year by a different faculty member who applies for a grant to share their ideas of leadership with students and faculty over the course of one day. It is no small undertaking to arrange a learning experience for the whole school to […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Yacht Club Holds Annual Meeting

On Saturday, October 22, the Mattapoisett Yacht Club held its Annual Meeting at the Waypoint Event Center in New Bedford. A record turnout was on hand for the presentation of awards for the past season’s racing events and the installation of next year’s Flag Officers. Commodore Bob Warren recapped the 2016 season beginning with the […] Read more »