Maestro Dinur Performs with South Coast Chamber Music Series

The South Coast Chamber Music Series (SCCMS) presents “Doubles and Triples,” on April 10, virtually. Get ready for a few fastballs and a pair of homeruns!             Due to overwhelming demand following their recent Holiday Pops appearance, NBSO Music Director Yaniv Dinur joins SCCMS Artistic Director Janice Weber for two keyboard classics, Schubert’s ineffable F Minor Fantasy, […] 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 »

Retirements Could Leverage Position Upgrades

            On March 24, the Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen opened the Spring 2021 Annual Town Meeting Warrant, which will remain open until April 5 at 4:00 pm. The Annual Town Meeting is scheduled to be held on Monday, May 10; more details to follow.             After finalizing that piece of business, the board moved on […] Read more »

Jocelyne M. Tapper

Jocelyne M. Tapper, 83. Jocelyne used to say that she “opened and closed” a great many eyes in her career as both a maternity nurse and a nursing home supervisor. She cared, lovingly, for those on both ends of the spectrum of life, from birth to death.              After receiving her nursing degree from St. Anne’s […] Read more »

Donald J. DuBois

Donald J. DuBois, 86, of Rochester, formerly of Newton, died Sunday, March 28, 2021 peacefully at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was the husband of Frances B. (Bucelwicz) DuBois.             Born in Watertown, he was the son of the late Eugene and Anna (Kidik) DuBois. Raised in Newton, Don worked with his […] Read more »

Snipatuit Solar Project Will Wait

The Rochester Planning Board was greeted at its March 23 meeting with a request from applicant Snipatuit Road Solar, LLC to continue its public hearing to further formulate a response to the town’s peer review.             A brief discussion by board members referenced the town’s request that the access road be widen to 16 feet […] Read more »

Richard Lewis Prouty

Richard Lewis Prouty died peacefully on March 24, 2021 following a brief illness lovingly surrounded by his family and his wife, Kim.             Richard was born in Springfield, MA on February 2, 1976 and moved to Mattapoisett with his family in 1981. He attended Friends Academy in Dartmouth, Old Rochester Regional High School, Castleton University […] Read more »

FCCR Holy Week Worship Opportunities

First Congregational Church of Rochester, 11 Constitution Way in Rochester, 508-763-4314, is pleased to announce its Holy Week schedule. We invite you to come and worship with us! All gatherings will be live streamed on our website,, for those who feel safer worshipping from home.             April 1 at 7:00 pm: Maundy Thursday. This […] Read more »

MRC’ s Solution is Public Disclosure

            In seeking to better equip the users of the town harbor, the Marion Marine Resources Commission is using a subcommittee-type approach that has posed a complication, and the result will be more public meetings.             In March 22’s brief, single-agenda meeting reviewing aquaculture and commercial mooring work groups, MRC Chairman Vincent Malkoski referenced a […] Read more »

Fall II in Full Swing

            Old Colony Regional Vocational-Technical football was the first high school team in the Tri-Town area to begin its Fall II slate of games, falling 30-16 in the Cougar Cup to Tri-County at New Bedford High School. The Cougars will next visit Bristol-Plymouth with kickoff set at noon on Saturday at Taunton High School.             […] Read more »