Old Colony Riding Vocational Title into MIAA Tourney

            Both Old Colony boys and girls basketball teams head into MIAA tournament play coming off of state Vocational Small School-division championships.             The boys team punched its ticket to the finals by knocking off Franklin County Tech, 62-50, in the semifinals. Hunter Soares led the Cougars with 17 points in the win. Jarrett Taylor was right behind Soares, scoring 16 […] Read more »

The Bike Path’s Long Journey Continues

            On February 21, the Mattapoisett Bike Path Committee held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting, something it has been doing for nearly 30 years. And the work continues, work that includes pursuing easements, rights-of-way, working with state and federal entities, meetings with attorneys or with local department heads as well as abutters. The committee volunteers are […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is pleased to have Diane Gilbert of the Dartmouth Heritage Preservation Trust as a speaker at our meeting on Thursday, March 19. Our meetings are held at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church’s Renyard Hall, located at the corner of Church and Mechanic Streets, beginning at 11:00 am. An informal luncheon is provided by […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

Marion (Old Rochester) is one of the oldest towns in the United States, and the Sippican Historical Society maintains an extensive collection of documentation on its historic buildings. In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. Over 100 were cataloged and photographed. SHS will feature one building […] Read more »

Solar Sun Shining in Rochester

With a light agenda for its February 25 meeting, the Rochester Planning Board was able to informally discuss a number of projects in various stages of permitting including six solar-array development projects.              Chairman Arnold Johnson said that Seaboard Solar was still submitting revisions to the plan of record even though the project’s hearing had been […] Read more »

Magnan’s “Marvel-ous” Exhibit

            During the Marion Art Center’s 2020 Winter Members Art Exhibit that ended on February 15, art lovers got a small taste of what John Magnan was capable of doing with wood. On February 21 in a nearly solo show titled ‘Thor’s Hammer’, 16 of Magnan’s social-commentary pieces boldly engaged the visitor.             Here the artist utilized […] Read more »

Oars for Scholars

The Sippican Woman’s Club has had a yearly focus on raising money for scholarships since 1947. The Holiday House Tour is always the main event to raise funds. However, this summer, the Sippican Woman’s Club will have “Oars for Scholars”, where students and local artists will paint their oars or paddles to create individual artistic […] Read more »

Love Overcomes Fear

Need a spiritual boost before you start your week?  A way to disconnect from the frenzied, fearful world, and a time and place to re-connect with your best self? An experience of unconditional love?              During Lent, Mattapoisett Congregational Church is inviting the community to a Sunday evening Vespers service, from 5:00 to 5:30 pm in the […] Read more »

Thomas Lingelbach

Thomas Lingelbach, age 80, of Raynham, MA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on February 21, 2020. He ended this life in the embrace of his loving wife Deborah Dower, whom he adored. Tom was born in Atlantic City, son of the late Lucille (Winchester) and Louis Lingelbach. He was raised […] Read more »

Guinen Shines in ORR Girls Hockey Coop

Madison Guinen’s senior hockey season ended before she wanted it to, but the senior forward enjoyed a nice sendoff before the Bulldogs’ Senior Day game against Nauset Regional on February 17 with a Judy Gormley Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $750. The award was bestowed by former director of MIAA high school hockey Jim […] Read more »