Tri-County Symphonic Band

Tri-County Symphonic Band’s 16th Annual Benefit Pops Concert “British Invasion,” featuring the vocal talents of Samantha Johnson as well as The Occasion Singers, will be held on Sunday,June 10at 2:00 pm in The Grand Tent at the Fireman Performing Arts Center, Tabor Academy, 235 Front Street, Marion. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online […] Read more »

From Sea to Shining Sea

The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is very excited to present a free program on Wednesday, June 13from 6:30 – 7:30 pm by author Melinda M. Ponder, who will discuss her new book Katharine Lee Bates: From Sea to Shining Sea. Bates (1859-1929), who grew up in Falmouth, wrote “America the Beautiful,” which was put to […] Read more »

MLT Keeps Education Flowing

Mattapoisett Land Trust board members and Education Program Chairman Ellen Flynn braved the cold temperatures and damp conditions on Friday, May 18, when they joined educator Lynn Connor and members of her Old Rochester Regional High School Marine Biology class in the field. The location: Eel Pond. Connor, with the financial support of the MLT, […] Read more »

Butterfly Garden to Honor Teacher

As the clock in the tower at Center School accurately ticks down to the last day of the school year – June 25 – the Mattapoisett School Committee met for the last time on May 21 to give reports and share successes on a wide range of topics. Sandy Hering, a member of the Mattapoisett […] Read more »

ORR Class of 1964 Summer Gathering

After a year’s absence due to the ORR Grand Reunion last year in Marion, the Class of 1964 summer gathering at Ned’s Point Light is back. Join classmates and friends on Saturday, June 16at noon, rain or shine. Bring your lawn chairs and a bagged lunch and reminisce, share pictures of the Grand Reunion, catch […] Read more »

Ready for a Night Out?

The Rochester Historical Society is sponsoring a dance on Saturday,July 14from 7:00 – 11:00 pm at Redmen Hall, 745 Main Street, Wareham (behind Wareham Crossing). Rochester’s DJ Howie will be our DJ playing music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s for your listening and dancing pleasure. Admission is $15 pp and tickets will be available […] Read more »

Tri-Town Happenings for Memorial Day

It’s that unofficial kickoff to the summer, and Tri-Town’s traditional activities will continue this year, with a few minor changes here and there.             Marion:Memorial Day preparations begin on Saturday, May 26, at 10:00 am at Evergreen Cemetery on Route 6 with the Scouts and other volunteers tidying up the cemetery and planting flowers on […] Read more »

Rochester’s Regionalized 911 Goes Live

Rochester’s participation in the Regional Old Colony Communications Center (ROCCC) in Duxbury officially started on Tuesday, May 22, after months of preparation and a long list of communication infrastructure upgrades. Town Administrator Suzanne Szyndlar reported that on Monday the system underwent one final testing in preparation for the switchover, “And radio testing was really great,” […] Read more »

Superintendent Receives Favorable Evaluation

Robert Fichtenmayer of Wareham, Chairperson of the Upper Cape Cod Regional Vocational-Technical School District Committee, was pleased to announce that Superintendent Robert A. Dutch received a proficient evaluation from the School Committee. The report was announced at the May 10 meeting, at which Elizabeth Magauran of Marion remarked that she wishes there was a rating […] Read more »

New England’s General Stores

The Elizabeth Taber Library will host an author talk with Ted Reinstein on Thursday, May 31at 6:30 pm. The general store is literally as old as America itself. It harkens back to a simpler time and a more innocent and rural nation. It conjures a country-like place where kids come in to buy penny candy, […] Read more »