Peter F. Rose

Peter F. Rose, 78, of Marion, died June 25, 2018 at home. He was the husband of Judith “Judy” (Barros) Rose. He was born in Wareham and lived in Marion for the rest of his life. He was the son of the late Frank and Matilda (Pires) Rose. He attended the Sippican School. Mr. Rose […] Read more »

Tabor Proposes Light Towers for Athletics Field

It’s fair to assume everyone in Marion is familiar with Tabor Academy’s athletic fields at the corners of Spring Street, Ryder Lane, and Front Street. For decades, Tabor Academy has occupied prime real estate in the village alongside residences in a mostly peaceful co-existence. However, the application for a Special Permit to construct five 90-foot […] Read more »

Old Rochester Says Goodbye to Mrs. Dias

If you asked an Old Rochester student for their opinion of Geralyn Dias, the answer would likely be one of endurance, with fond remembrance of either a cooking class or learning in her Early Childhood Education class             Mrs. Dias, an ORR teacher of 22 years, is retiring this year, and many are sad to […] Read more »

ORR Girls’ Lacrosse Finishes Strong Season

Only one team got the better of Old Rochester girls’ lacrosse during the regular season, with the Bulldogs heading into postseason play 19-1 as the sixth seed in all of Division 1 South. It was going to take an impressive team to knock the Bulldogs off, and that’s exactly what they ran into in the […] Read more »

2018 Buzzards Bay Musicfest

If you’re looking for summer concerts on the Southcoast, be sure to mark your calendar for July 11 through July 15for the 22ndAnnual Buzzards BayMusicfest!  Here is the chance to hear fabulous professional musicians for free in an air-conditioned auditorium.  You’ll hear from classical composers such as Robert Schumann, Joseph Haydn, and Mozart, to chamber […] Read more »

Solar Project Challenges Definitions in Bylaw

The Marion Planning Board dove deep into the proposal for a solar farm on Wareham Road on June 18, despite the best efforts of the chairman to focus on the big picture of how the project fit with the Town’s solar bylaw. Zero Point Energy Solutions representatives Harold Reader and Brendan Gove returned to the […] Read more »

Rochester Celebrates Its First Little Library

Little Free Libraries have been popping up all around Tri-Town – everywhere, that is, except for in Rochester. Now, however, Rochester residents are free to enjoy the tiny thrill of the Little Free Library at its new home at Rochester Memorial School, courtesy of the Rochester Cub Scouts Pack 30. Jeff Jerome, Cub Scoutmaster for […] Read more »

Old Rochester Farmers’ Market

Don’t miss the very first Old Rochester Farmers’ Market of the season, which runs every Tuesday from 3-6pm outside of the ORR Junior HS. This year you can find at the market fresh produce, grass fed and non-GMO meats, fresh eggs, local syrup, sweet and savory pies, teas, cheeses, breads, fresh- no sugar- no gluten […] Read more »

Lost Keys

To the Editor:             I want to thank the person who found my car and house keys I lost on Route 6 weeks ago and turned them in to the police. The police couldn’t tell me who turned them in, and the finder saved me lots of time and expense. Raymond R. Williams, Mattapoisett   Read more »

Sewer Users Brace for a 12-Year High Rate Hike

For most Marion residents, water rates won’t be going up at all, with the exception of a 1 percent increase on the base rate, which will now be $41. But for Tier 3 water users, you will see an additional 2.5 percent increase averaging about $46 more per year. But as for sewer, this is […] Read more »