‘Webale’ Means Thank You

            In the winter of 2018, Ari Uhlin of Mattapoisett was casting about trying to decide what service project her family might take on for the holiday season. The Uhlins had already done all the common, traditional ways to give, but this year Ari wanted to do something different.             One day, Uhlin was speaking to her […] Read more »

Board Rescinds its Recall of Solar Bond

The Rochester Planning Board meant it on February 26 when it said it was done beating around the fallen bushes and voted to revoke the landscaping surety for incomplete work at the solar farm on Snipatuit Road. Exactly one month later on March 26, the board took that vote and rescinded it, satisfied that solar […] Read more »

Machacam Club Meeting

The Machacam Club will hold its’ April meeting on Wednesday,April 3. The meeting will be held at the 3 Depot Street Legion Hall. Social time begins at 5:30 pm with dinner beginning at 6:00 pm. Our own Chef Colby is preparing a roasted turkey meal. Our guest speaker will provide us with some timely information […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

            AARP Sponsored Free Tax Preparation. The Rochester Senior Center is hosting AARP volunteers who will prepare taxes at no cost for all moderate-low income people with special consideration for those 60 and over. This service is offered every Wednesday until April 15th. Please call the Rochester Senior Center to schedule an appointment (appointments must be […] Read more »

Jeanne A. (Verdi) Cutcliffe

Jeanne A. (Verdi) Cutcliffe, 91, of Rochester, died March 25, 2019 in Wareham Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Richard V. Cutcliffe and the daughter of the late Reginald G. and Leora (Larson) Verdi.             She was born in Braintree and lived Watertown. She lived in Rochester for the last 20 years.             She had […] Read more »

In Rochester, a New Constable Comes to Town

            Rochester voters will decide whether there will be a new Constable in town or if longtime Constable David Hughes will keep his paper-serving, town meeting-posting, car-repossessing position in the town’s one and only contested race in the April 10 Rochester Annual Election.             But there’s room enough in this small town for two constables, and there […] Read more »

FCC Prime Rib Dinner Fundraiser

The First Congregational Church of Wareham will hold a Prime Rib Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, May 4at 5:00 pm in Roland Thacher Fellowship Hall, located at 11 Gibbs Ave., Wareham, MA. The menu will include Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef, Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes, Fresh Green Beans, Buttered Dinner Rolls, Assorted Desserts, Coffee and Cold […] Read more »

Sippican Lands Trust Leading Frog Walk

Join Sippican Lands Trust and FrogWatch USA volunteer, Lorene Sweeney, as we look for amphibian signs of spring at SLTs White Eagle property on Sunday, March 31starting at 1:00 pm. The group will meet at the end of Parlowtown Road and explore the wet and lively woods and ponds at SLT’s White Eagle property while looking […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging

The Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging will host their annual Spring Luncheon on Thursday, April 11at noon at the Knights of Columbus in Mattapoisett. This free luncheon is open to all Mattapoisett Seniors. There will be a raffle, special guest speakers, and a 50/50 raffle. Please call the Council on Aging at 508-758-4110 to […] Read more »

TA Postpones Retirement as Finalists Drop Out

            Marion’s pool of town administrator candidates continues to evaporate and the heat is now on for the town to find a successor as the current town administrator prolongs his stay past his March 15 retirement date.             Interviews for the two candidates for town administrator were canceled on March 25 after one of the two finalists […] Read more »