Rochester Women’s Club

The Rochester Women’s Club is extending the deadline for scholarship applications to May 1. If any senior would like to email us the application, please do so to rwomenclub@aol.com.  Please send along your phone number so we can have another way to get in touch. We realize being a senior in high school is stressful enough. Adding […] Read more »

Notice to Rochester Residents

Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Town of Rochester has instituted several precautionary measures to prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. As this situation remains very fluid, we will continue to monitor events and will notify the public of any additional actions should they be needed.             •Town Hall and Annex offices will be closed […] Read more »

Sippican Woman’s Club Call for Artists

If the Wind Will Not Serve, Take to the Oars! Creative donations to Benefit Sippican Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund             Let your imagination soar! Paint, carve, embellish, create art using an oar or paddle. This inaugural fundraising event of the Sippican Woman’s Club takes place this summer in July and August.             Each unique piece will be publicly […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

Effective Friday, March 13 through Wednesday, April 1, group activities and meals at the Rochester Senior Center will be canceled for the public due to the elevated risk of severe infections in people over the age of 60 from COVID-19. For the safety of all our participants at the Center, we are suspending all group […] 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 »

‘It’s All About the Animals’ Donations

During these uncertain times, shelter animals still need to be looked after and fed. As the weather starts getting warmer, cats who have not been spayed or neutered will start having kittens, often outside. That’s where our shelter comes in. It’s All About the Animals, Inc., is a cage-free, no-kill nonprofit cat shelter which relies […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Congregational Church Suspends Services & Activities

On Friday, March 13, Pastor Amy Lignitz Harken, and Phil Jackson, Chair of the Council at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church (MCC), jointly announced the suspension of all activities taking place at the Church for the next two weeks. After much discussion, Church leadership determined that the best course of action, at this time of great […] Read more »

Friends of Old Rochester Music Concerts

            Each spring, the ORR School District holds two large concerts in which music students and teachers from every school in the district perform separately first, then together for a large audience of family, friends, and community. While the concert series’ ticket sales earn money for FORM scholarships and programs, the concerts present a unique opportunity […] 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 »

Marion Town Party Returns

The Marion Town Party Committee is pleased to announce that the event will return this summer. The Committee has decided to be proactive and plan the party earlier in the day to avoid having to cancel like last year. The party will be at a new venue this year and will have a new start […] Read more »