Tabor Hosts Blood Drive

Join the Tabor Community for their second blood drive of the season. The Dana Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile will be on campus, this time in the Hoyt Hall parking lot at 245 Front Street (across the street from its normal location) from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm on February 27.             To donate, you must […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Victoria MacLean of Marion was named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at Westfield State University. MacLean is majoring in English and Secondary Education. MacLean is currently studying abroad at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, England.             Katie MacLean of Marion was named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at Merrimack College. MacLean is majoring in Criminal Justice/Criminology. […] Read more »

Auditions for Be My Baby at the MAC

The Marion Art Center (MAC) has announced open auditions for the upcoming production of Be My Baby by Ken Ludwig, directed by Pippa Asker.             Be My Baby tells the story of John, an irascible Scotsman, and Maud, an uptight English woman, both in their 60s, who take on the journey of a lifetime. When their […] Read more »

‘No Excuse,’ Says Store Owner

            As per the Town’s policy, the Rochester Board of Selectmen on February 19 ordered Daniel Costa, owner of Lloyd’s Market, to close off the section of the store where alcohol products are displayed for one business day after a store employee was found in violation of the alcohol regulations.             Early in January, Lloyd’s Market was […] Read more »

Boating Skills and Seamanship Course

Have you asked yourself questions like: Why should I take a Boating Safety & Seamanship class? Why do I need a Safety Check List before getting underway? I want to buy a boat – what is the best boat for me? How much safety equipment must I have on my boat? I have a cell […] Read more »

ORR Hockey Staying Mentally Tough

            Through the midway point of the season, Old Rochester Regional/Fairhaven hockey was out and down on its luck with a 2-7-1 record. After losing several important parts from the 2017-2018 group and ushering a new coach, Chuck Jancaterino, and a new coaching style with it, it made sense the program would experience an adjustment period. […] Read more »

Town Considers Land Swap with Boatyard

            The Marion Conservation Commission on February 13 tackled the long-standing issue of the Town-owned land at Boatyard Park that has been encroached upon by the adjacent boatyard for over 25 years.             The Town purchased the land in 1996 from the Trust for Public Land during the development of The Cove.             At a previous meeting, the […] Read more »

Visiting Artist Shares Work at Tabor Academy

The ceramics program at Tabor Academy will host potter Michelle Grey as this year’s Tomlinson Visiting Artist in Ceramics from Monday, February 25 through Thursday, February 28. Grey will give practical workshops on pottery design and the ceramic surface in the Braitmayer Art Center during classes Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.              On Monday evening, February 25from 6:45 […] Read more »

LWV Blue Book

Is your listing in the Blue Book correct and up to date? Want to list a mobile number instead of your landline? Have you moved? A new edition of THE BLUE BOOK is in the works. The 2019-20 phone directory to be published by the Tri-town League of Women Voters will be mailed FREE OF […] Read more »

Local Wildlife in Late Winter

            Looking across Little Bay from my back porch window, the icy grip of winter seems to be breaking up after each rising sun and with the ebb and flow of daily tidal movement. The panorama overhead also comes to life on warming winds and whistling wings of waterfowl unfolding to drop into edges of liberated […] Read more »