RMS May Offer Dental Program to Students

Rochester Memorial School Nurse Ellen Murphy says she has wanted to bring dental health care to RMS students for quite some time, and she is now hoping the Rochester School Committee will consider allowing her to collaborate with Smile Programs of Massachusetts. Smile Programs, said Murphy, is a comprehensive school-based dental program that can deliver […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Hannah Sullivan from Rochester has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester. Caitlin E. Sheehan of Marion, a first-year […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Congregational Church Pancake Supper

The Mattapoisett Congregational Church will hold a Pancake Supper on Tuesday, February 13 (also known as Shrove Tuesday), from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at Reynard Hall, 27 Church Street in Mattapoisett. All are welcome to attend for pancakes, sausage, toppings, drinks and good conversation. There will be a freewill offering to help support a missions […] Read more »

Osprey Nesting Platform Planned at Fresh Pond

The Dunn family, whose cottage is situated at 0 Fresh Pond, has something special planned – a floating osprey nest platform. Represented by Robert Field of Field Engineering, David Dunn and his mother and property owner Gail Dunn plan to situate a floating platform in Fresh Pond, which is located off Beach Road near Point […] Read more »

ORR Boys’ Basketball Exceeding Expectations

Entering the 2017-2018 basketball season, Old Rochester Regional’s coach Steve Carvalho expected his team would still be a strong team in the South Coast Conference, but not necessarily at the level ORR boys’ basketball had been in recent seasons. “Right now we are, I don’t want to say unproven, but we’re certainly inexperienced in the […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

ORR Unveils New Course Selections

Old Rochester Regional High School Principal Mike Devoll is adding more advanced placement options, a broader range of technology courses, and a lineup of new 12th grade English offerings designed to add more interest to seniors. On January 17 during the Old Rochester Regional School Committee meeting, Devoll said the foreign language AP courses, which […] Read more »

Soup’s On at the Mattapoisett Library!

While many folks were planted in front of their televisions for the game on Sunday, a sizeable crowd gathered at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library to hear local chef Colby Rottler drop some knowledge about soup. Yes, soup. Rottler, a private chef and a culinary instructor at Upper Cape Tech, shared his recipes for butternut […] 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 »