Jeremiah James “Jay” Froh

Jeremiah James “Jay” Froh, 38, of Cape Coral, Florida passed away Tuesday September 18, 2018. Born in New Bedford, the son of Harlyn “Butch” and Kimberly (White) Froh, he lived in Rochester for most of his life. He had also resided in Boston and California, before moving to Florida three years ago. Jay was a […] Read more »

Housing Development Back on Track

REpurpose Properties, LLC, developers of a proposed 55+ housing development on Rounseville Road next to Plumb Corner, are close to reaching an agreement with the property owner over drainage and the playground, stated REpurpose’s attorney. Attorney Peter Paul told the Rochester Planning Board on September 25 that the “hard part” is almost over, saying that […] Read more »

RHS Open House and Bake Sale

The Rochester Historical Society will hold an Open House and Bake Sale on Saturday,September 29from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Museum, 355 County Rd. A new exhibit, ”Rochester Businesses, Past and Present” depicting the history of many businesses, will be featured. Stop by to learn about Rochester History and enjoy some goodies. Read more »

National Merit Scholarship Program

The principal, Michael C. Devoll, of Old Rochester Regional High Schoolannounced today that Madeline Hartley, Nathaniel King, and Michaela Mattson, have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to […] Read more »

School Committee Members Demand Pay, Respect

For Old Rochester Regional School Committee member James Muse, being on the school committee is an important job that should be respected and recognized; therefore, an annual stipend should be given as a symbolic gesture of that recognition. Muse, who is also on the Mattapoisett School Committee, advocated hard in favor of financial compensation as […] Read more »

They Have Those Moments to Remember

Six decades ago a group of students from Mattapoisett were taking the journey of a lifetime. No longer would they be in that insular world created by the teachers and the school they loved so well. They were graduating from Center School. Now they would be thrust into life as high school students transported far […] Read more »

Upcoming Lectures at Tabor Academy

Tabor Academy is kicking off their public lecture series for the year on October 8at 6:30 pm with their first Science@Work Lecture. Rose Martin, PhD in ecosystem ecology, will speak with the public about the impacts of human activities on wetland soil chemistry. She will spend the day in classrooms with Tabor students before sharing […] 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. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Carol A. Wolfe

Carol A. Wolfe, of Marion and Englewood, FL, died Sept. 22, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. She was the wife of Gerald F. Wolfe of Marion and Englewood, FL; mother of Cathi Possick of Bridgewater and the late Jeffrey Wolfe, and sister of Judith Denny of Toronto, Canada. Services will be held […] Read more »

Robert H. Atkinson, Sr.

Robert H. Atkinson, Sr., of Mattapoisett, passed away peacefully early Tuesday, 18 September 2018, at Brookdale Dartmouth Village in Dartmouth, MA. He was 88 years old. Mr. Atkinson is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Elizabeth, and their two children, Robert (Jr) and his wife, Christine, of Charleston, SC and Sarah (Cammiso) and […] Read more »