Rochester Historical Society Meeting

The Rochester Historical Society will meet on Wednesday, October 17at 7:00 pm at the East Rochester Church/Museum, 355 County Rd. In keeping with our focus on Rochester Businesses, Steve Sperry, founder of Sperry Tents, now Sperry Fabric Architecture on Dexter Lane will explore the development of the company from a one man operation to a […] Read more »

Mark Twain and His Southcoast Benefactor

At 45 Center Street in the center of nearby Fairhaven stands the historic Millicent Public Library. It is named after the library’s primary founder Henry Huttleston Rogers’ daughter who died at the young age of 17. It is a monumental memorial of architecture by Charles Brigham in Romanesque and Renaissance architecture. On the wall of […] Read more »

Bourne Wareham Art Association

The Bourne Wareham Art Association will meet on Tuesday, October 16at BBs Restaurant, Cranberry Hwy, Wareham from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.             John Wiliszowski will be presenting a short course on Digital Photography. Wiliszowski is a freelance & fine art photographer living in Wareham. He has a Master’s Degree in Communications -Photography and Visual […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Paul George Matos of Rochester made the dean’s list at Wentworth Institute of Technology for the school’s summer 2018 semester. Read more »

SLT Approves Executive Officers

At a meeting of the Sippican Lands Trust (SLT)’s Board of Directors held on September 11, 2018, a new slate of Executive Officers was approved. The new Executive Officers are Alan Harris as President, Jonathan Howland as Vice President, Wayne Tirrell as Treasurer, Susannah Davis as Clerk, Kate Ross as Past President, and Randy Parker […] Read more »

Focus on Photos: History of Photography

There will be a lecture by Liz Waring entitled, Focus on Photos: History of Photography on Sunday, October 28at 2:00 pm at Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street. The event is co-sponsored by the Mattapoisett Historical Society & the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Have you ever seen the first photograph made in 1826? Do […] Read more »

Rochester Adds New “Soft” Recycling Program

In addition to the regular single-stream paper, plastic, and glass recycling collection, Rochester will soon participate in a new curbside recycling program for “soft” recyclables. On October 4, the Rochester Board of Selectmen held a special meeting and signed a contract with WasteZero, a curbside recycling company, for a separate collection of wares considered “soft” […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club

The October luncheon and meeting of the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is on Thursday, October 18at 11:00 am. We meet at Reynard Hall in the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 27 Church Street. Deborah Ewing is our guest speaker and will talk about the Diamond Terrapins, native to the brackish coastal tidal marshes of the eastern and southern […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Hockey Unlimited

Hockey Unlimited, an organization founded nearly 54 years ago and committed to teaching the fundamentals of ice hockey to local youths ranging in age from 9 to 14 years, plans to begin its 54th season at Travis Roy Rink … inside Tabor Academy’s Fish Center for Health & Athletics. This year’s program will consist of […] Read more »