Free Workshops at The Nemasket Group

Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC) in partnership with the Building Futures Project and the Family Connections Center of The Nemasket Group is sponsoring “A Full Life Ahead,” a series of free workshops for parents and guardians of individuals with disabilities. The series focuses on providing information on topics such as social security, guardianship, friendships […] Read more »

Parents Visit Campus for Family Weekend

Parents and families of Tabor students converged upon the Tabor Academy campus this past weekend for the annual Winter Family Weekend. This event, which takes place over three days, allows parents to reunite with their students and get a better sense for the lives their sons or daughters live every day. Classes became considerably more […] Read more »

Sippican to Implement ‘radKIDS’ Defense Program

Students at Sippican School will soon learn the ABCs of self-defense through a training curriculum aimed at providing a holistic approach to self-safety and responding to violence defensively. The radKIDS program trains children to “think about the unthinkable” in situations of relational violence, bullying, and resisting aggression in all environments. The program was brought to […] Read more »

From the Mattapoisett Town Clerk

Mattapoisett Census/Dog Licensing: The Town of Mattapoisett has mailed out their 2017 census forms. Please check that all your household members are listed and that their information is current and correct. Return the census forms to the Town Clerk’s Office as soon as possible. On the back of the census is a form for dog […] Read more »

South Coast Bikeway Alliance

The South Coast Bikeway Alliance (SCBA) is pleased to announce their 7th Annual Bike Summit will be held on Thursday, March 23 at the Fort Taber Community Center, 1000A S. Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford. This year’s summit focuses on “Building the South Coast Bikeway” and hopes to bring awareness to the numerous pathway projects, […] Read more »

Screenagers Creates Conversations at ORRHS

The last day of school before February break for students in grades 6 through 12 in the Tri-Towns found them all converging at ORRHS to view Screenagers, a documentary that explores growing up in the new digital age. Screenagers follows the journey of mom Delaney Ruston as she is faced with the decision of whether […] Read more »

Boys’ Track Wins Div. 5 State Championship

Boys’ Basketball: The Old Rochester Regional boys’ basketball team had three games this week and finished two of them with wins. The Bulldogs started the week off with a matchup against Dighton-Rehoboth and won 73-46. Senior Jacob Caffarella led the team with 15 points. Caffarella was followed by Jason Gamache with 13 points and Matt […] Read more »

Boy Scouts Evicted from Camp HoRoHi

It has been the home to Rochester Boy Scouts Troop 31 for about 45 years, but as of Saturday, February 18, Troop 31 has officially vacated the HoRoHi camp located on property the owners had allowed the scouts to use since 1971. Scout Master Mike Blanchard told The Wanderer that the property owned by Carr […] Read more »

‘Too Early’ for VFW Building Use Committee

The Marion Board of Selectmen on February 21 deemed a request to form a senior/community center advisory committee to study long-term uses of the VFW building “too premature.” Proposed by the Friends of the Council on Aging, the purpose of the committee would be to gather together representatives from the Council on Aging, Friends of […] Read more »

Marion Anne (Nicholson) Cannon

Marion Anne (Nicholson) Cannon, 81, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully on Friday February 24, 2017 at Sippican Healthcare Center after a long illness.  She was the wife of the late Don E. Cannon. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late George and Helen (Beaton) Nicholson, she was a 1953 graduate of Dedham High School.  She met […] Read more »