‘Anything Goes’ Comes to ORR

Prepare yourselves, Tri-Town, because the Old Rochester Regional High School is bringing Anything Goesto ORR and, with the fresh talent of a few new rising stars, the ORR Drama Club is going to make this year’s spring musical the go-to event of the school year.             The show opens on Thursday, March 28 at 7:30 pm at […] Read more »

Lawrence A. Parent

Lawrence A. Parent, age 77 of Marion, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Claire (Cournoyer) Parent to whom he had been happily married for 54 years.             Born in Acushnet, the son of Laurent and Rita (Girard) Parent, he was a longtime resident of […] Read more »

ConCom Advances H2O Infrastructure Work

            The Marion Conservation Commission issued two permits on March 13 for infrastructure projects to improve drainage and water flow within the Town of Marion.             The commission listened as Mass Department of Transportation Highway Division District 5 Environmental Engineer Andrea Coates described the Request for Determination of Applicability application for the proposed solution to a longstanding […] Read more »

Rochester’s One Contested Race: Constable

For the most part, the ballot for Rochester’s Annual Election this year won’t offer residents much of a choice when it comes to democratically elected town officials with nearly all of the races being run uncontested by incumbents seeking reelection.             The only contested race this year will be for Constable, with three vying for the […] Read more »

STRAWS Screens at Mattapoisett Library

STRAWS is an award-winning documentary that illuminates the problems related with straws and other single use plastic pollution that inundate our waterways and oceans. The film inspires a new path forward. STRAWS will have two screenings at the Mattapoisett Library on Wednesday, April 17at both 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm, and is hosted by the Mattapoisett […] Read more »

Author Talk: From My Kayak

Spring is in the air! Come to the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Sunday, March 31from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm and hear local author Donna Lee Tufts speak about the process of writing and publishing her recent book “From My Kayak.” The book gives the reader a guided tour of her kayaking in Aucoot Cove […] Read more »

Rochester Senior Center

Rochester Senior Center Director Retires at the end of August: Sharon Lally, Rochester Senior Center Director, will retire at the end of August 2019. Sharon has been the Director in Rochester since 2006. Previously, she was the Director in Duxbury and Andover. She has over 25 years of experience and a Master’s Degree in Gerontology. […] Read more »

Anna May Silva

Anna May Silva 93, of Rochester Mass, formerly of West Bridgewater and Cape Cod, passed into eternal life on March 23rd 2019 in the comfort of her home with loving family present. Anna was born in Brockton on July 14, 1925, daughter of the late Quintino Perry & Mary Perry. She graduated from West Bridgewater […] Read more »

David S. Jenney

David S. Jenney, 87, of Mattapoisett Massachusetts passed away peacefully at home on March 22, 2019. He was the son of Winfield and Margaret Jenney, stepson to Ruth Souza and beloved husband of Janet Jenney of Mattapoisett.             David was raised in Mattapoisett Massachusetts and was the valedictorian of the Fairhaven High School Class of ’49. […] Read more »

Solar Farm Denial Clears the Way for Second 40B

            The developer of the 40B housing development off Route 105 in Marion is now looking to construct a second 40B project on a lot located off Wareham Street – a lot made controversial recently with the Marion Planning Board’s denial of a large-scale solar farm once slated for the site.             During the Marion Planning Board […] Read more »