Tri-County Symphonic Band

The Tri-County Symphonic Band, under the direction of Philip Sanborn, will begin its 57th season with a program entitled “How Suite It Is” on Sunday, October 28at 3:00 pm in the Fireman Performing Arts Center at Hoyt Hall on the campus of Tabor Academy, 235 Front Street, Marion, Massachusetts. Trumpet virtuoso Joseph Foley will be […] Read more »

Tabor to Break Ground on New Dormitory

At their fall meeting on October 13, Tabor Academy’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to forge ahead on the construction of Cornelia Hall, a new dormitory set to break ground by the end of the month. With the planning and permitting process completed last spring with the Town of Marion’s Planning Board, Cornelia Hall came […] Read more »

Shark Expert a Big Catch for Sippican Fundraiser

Sixth grade events can be costly at Sippican School in Marion. The expenses associated with the annual events planned for this year’s 6thgrade class are anticipated to run an estimated $22,000. To offset the financial burden to parents, there’s a great amount of fundraising involved. For the first time in years, the Sippican 6thgrade class […] Read more »

Chase Canopy Vaults Final Hurdle

            Robert Field of Field Engineering represented his client, Chase Canopy, as they sought permission from the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Planning Board to reconfigure their Fairhaven Road headquarters by building a new 8,000 square-foot building with other modifications to allow the business to consolidate its operation into one location. Time […] Read more »

Bulldogs Set to Start Football Postseason

The Bulldogs carry their undefeated season into the postseason after clinching the South Coast Conference crown on Friday with their 40-33 win over the SCC Small Champion Case Cardinals. Old Rochester Regional, ranked first in Division 6 South, will host No. 8 Bishop Stang on Friday at 7:00 pm. Coming off their closest game of […] Read more »

Veteran’s Day Breakfast

On Sunday, November 11, 9:00 a.m. at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center, 465 Mill Street, Marion, a Veterans Day Breakfast will be held. We invite all Veterans, Active Duty Service Members, and their guest for breakfast. Pancakes, sausage, home fries, coffee, and juice will be served. RSVP is required by Noon on Thursday, November […] Read more »

ORRJH Students of the Month

Kevin T. Brogioli, Principal of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, announces the following Students of the Month for September 2018: Green Team: Caitlin Collier & Samuel Williamson Orange Team: Emily Cavanaugh-Fauteux & Philip le Gassick Blue Team: Mariana Sudofsky & Grady Daniels Red Team: Gabriella Romig & Andrew Porter Special Areas: Drew MacGregor & […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Community Preservation Committee

The Mattapoisett Community Preservation Committee will be accepting project funding applications for inclusion in the Spring 2019 Annual Town Meeting, starting Monday, October 1, 2018 and running to close of business on Wednesday, November 8, 2018. Project applications are available on the Town Website,, and in paper form at the Selectmen’s office located on […] Read more »

Yes to Marijuana and Stretch Code, Setback Reduction, No

Whether they favored or opposed adult recreational cannabis, Marion Fall Special Town Meeting voters on October 22 adopted an Adult Use Marijuana Establishments Bylaw in order for the Town to maintain control over the siting of any potential cannabis-related establishments. Both sides debated – those who advocated for free access to buy cannabis, those completely […] Read more »

At RMS it was Trunk and’ Treat

They might call it “Trunk or Treat,” but at Rochester Memorial School on October 20, it could have been called “Trunk andTreat” with the way some of the participants treated the kids to an entire Halloween experience in itself from the back of their vehicles that sunny late Saturday afternoon. Spooky music, talking ghoulish dolls, […] Read more »