Lisa N. Stupalski

Lisa N. Stupalski, 53, of New Bedford, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Bedford Gardens, in New Bedford, after a long illness. She was the longtime companion of Roderick MacLeod. Born in New Bedford, daughter of Stephen Stupalski, III and Gloria (Lynam) Cynar and her husband Walter of Fairhaven, she grew up in Rochester […] Read more »

Bruce C. Hardy

Bruce C. Hardy, 73, of Acushnet passed away May 17, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Amelia A. “Amy” (Calouro) Hardy. Mr. Hardy was born in New Bedford, son of the late Curtis S., Jr. and Anita L. (Dupre) Hardy. He was a skilled mason and a member of Bricklayers Local […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race

The Mattapoisett Road Race will take place at 9:00 am on Wednesday, July 4. The race is a great way to celebrate Independence Day. The course winds through picturesque Mattapoisett village, around fabled Ned’s Point Lighthouse and back to Shipyard Park at the town wharf. Race proceeds are awarded to college bound ORRHS runners. The […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Yacht Club Begins its 2018 Season

The Mattapoisett Yacht Club is about to kick off its 2018 season with a variety of boating and social events. The annual skippers’ meeting on Saturday, June 2 is the first official event where skippers of both racing and cruising boats gather to review schedules for the upcoming season. Immediately after the skippers’ meeting, there […] Read more »

Memorial Day in Marion

It was a cold and windy early-summer morning in Marion on Monday, May 28, as crowds of onlookers came to pay their respects and observe the annual parade this Memorial Day. Gathering outside of the Marion Music Hall located on Front Street, flocks of locals and parade-walkers came together in remembrance of America’s fallen heroes. […] Read more »

Marion Finds Temporary Recycling Solution

The Town of Marion has found a company to temporarily receive its recyclables after its contracted company, WeCare Environmental, abruptly suspended its contract while it moves its Taunton facility to a new site in Middleboro. According to Department of Public Works Administrative Assistant Rebecca Tilden, the Town will continue to collect residents’ curbside recycling and […] Read more »

A Closer Look at the Gender Politics Club

Regardless of your political or personal beliefs, the Gender Politics Club (GP for short) is a safe place where any and all opinions are welcomed and appreciated. The club, completing its first year as an official group, was founded by students Kelly Bruce, Bella Rodriguez, and Katie Maclean, along with teacher Andrew Apperson.             The […] Read more »

Rochester Pauses to Remember

As spirited tiny Cub Scouts scampered about the grounds of Rochester’s Town Hall on May 27, older kids and adults quietly waited for the Memorial Day service to begin. The joyful sounds from the children mixed with birdsong and misty cool air as the skies darkened, threatening to rain on the annual parade. But the […] Read more »

OC Softball and Another Shot at State Tournament

Last year, Old Colony softball ran into a force against the seventh-seeded East Bridgewater and fell 13-1. But East Bridgewater has now moved up to Division 2 for this year’s MIAA State Tournament.             And Old Colony (12-6) has learned from the experience. Additionally, while the Cougars await the seeding announcement on June 5, head […] Read more »

Sunday Stroll in Marion

Get outside and take a Sunday Stroll with the Buzzards Bay Coalition and Southcoast Health at the White Eagle Parcel of Aucoot Woods (52 Old Indian Trail, Marion), on June 3at 10:00 am. During this leisurely one-hour walk through the woods, you’ll get some fresh air and exercise while learning how to maintain a healthy, […] Read more »