Academic Achievements

The following Tri-Town residents were among 1,319 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2017 semester: – Nicole Mattson of Marion is a member of the class of 2020 majoring in biomedical engineering. – Alex Tavares of Marion is a member of the class […] Read more »


“Dad, you’re not sick, you’re hurt. You’re going to get better…” I repeated those words to my father over and over in the days after his accident as he lay in the hospital bed, heavily medicated and so very far away. Dad, a man who had never, ever slept in the upstairs bedrooms of his […] Read more »

David B. Horton Sr.

David B. Horton Sr., 69 of Eastham died May 24, 2017 unexpectedly while on the waters of Cape Cod doing what he enjoyed. Born in Rockville Centre, NY, the son of the late George L. and Irene S. (Smith) Horton, he lived in Marion for 30 years before moving to Eastham. He was a member […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Month

The Elks of Wareham Lodge No. 1548 sponsors the Elks Student of the Month and Student of the Year Awards for students enrolled in local area high schools. The criteria used in nominating a student includes a student who excels in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school and community service, industry […] Read more »

2017 Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade

The Mattapoisett Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade will take place on Monday, May 29 at 1:30 pm. We are honored to have Commander Bryan D. Williams, U.S. Navy as our guest speaker. Due to road construction, the ceremony will take place on the Barstow Street side of the Center School Grounds, in place of the […] Read more »

Old Rochester Sports on the ‘Up and Up’

Here is a summary of this week in sports at Old Rochester Regional.             Boys’ Lacrosse: The Bulldogs matched up against Dighton Rehoboth last week and dominated the game 14-2. Freshman attack Finn McCain and senior Landon Goguen both contributed three goals. Kyle Gillis had two goals for Old Rochester and Alex Lorenz, Jake DeMoranville, […] Read more »

Volunteers Wanted for Moving Wall

With no appointments scheduled on the agenda, the Rochester Board of Selectmen breezed through its May 22 pre-town meeting BOS meeting with an appointment to the Conservation Commission and a memo from the Tri-Town’s veterans agent pertaining to Wareham’s hosting of the Vietnam War Moving Wall in August. Veterans Agent Jo-Ann O’Malley announced that the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Yard Sale

The Mattapoisett Historical Society will hold a yard sale on Baptist Street in Mattapoisett on Saturday, June 10 starting at 8:00 am and ending at 11:00 am. There will be a variety of items for sale: ceramics, antique irons, furniture, games, Presto Press, etc. Come buy a treasure and support the Mattapoisett Historical Society. Read more »

Rochester Boat Racing Viewing Spots

The Rochester Land Trust invites you to view the Memorial Day Boat Race from a viewing spot on one of its properties along the Mattapoisett River. The Church’s Field River Trail at approximately 101 Mattapoisett Road leads to Church’s Falls, a wide open-area, where watchers can sit on one of several riverside benches and see […] Read more »

EmpowORR Garden Grows Opportunity, Experience

Beneath the nutrient-rich soil that lies within the carefully crafted raised garden beds of donated wood grows a network of community service now deeply rooted and firmly planted behind the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School. Deemed the “EmpowORR” Community Garden, on Saturday, May 21, the vision came to fruition beneath a sunny sky and […] Read more »