Rochester Council on Aging

The full monthly newsletter and calendar are available on our website www.rochestermaseniorcenter.com. Like us on Facebook. www.facebook.com/rochestercouncilonaging             The Rochester Senior Center would like to welcome the incoming Director, Cheryl Randall-Mach. Randall-Mach will be co-directing with Sharon Lally for the month of August. Lally’s retirement date is August 31, at which time Randall-Mach will step into […] Read more »

Universally Accessible Boardwalk at Osprey Marsh

Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) plans to start construction of an 1,800 foot universally accessible boardwalk at its Osprey Marsh property on Point Road in Marion later this month. This boardwalk project builds on the generous donation by members of the Smoyer/Howland family of the 20-acre Osprey Marsh property of forest and marshland on Planting Island […] 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 »

Community Sailing Program in Marion

Marion Recreation Department is launching a Community sailing program this July. Come join MRCS racing one design Bullseye class sail boats on Saturdays! Registration on-line is required and we welcome people with their own boats in our BYOB program (bring your own boat).             Racing is weather permitting beginning on July 13 – each Saturday from […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett COA

The Friends of the Mattapoisett COA would like to extend a very big Thank You to all who made our yard sale fundraiser a reality. From the people who worked to set up, manage, and take down the sale; to those who made a donation of their treasures; to everyone who came by to find […] Read more »

Save The Terrapins in Your Backyard

Diamondback Terrapins love the coastal waters of Mattapoisett and Marion! Since 2016, the New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) has been studying this population of terrapins in the Southcoast area, including the towns of Mattapoisett, Marion, and Wareham. As NECWA continues to study this species, we realize that we need your help. No one knows […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

            The full monthly newsletter and calendar are available on our website www.rochestermaseniorcenter.com.              The Rochester Council on Aging is always accepting applications for potential new board members. If interested, you must be a Rochester resident and a Senior Center participant. Please send a letter of interest to the Senior Center at 67 Dexter Rd., Rochester.              Hot […] 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 »

Sippican Woman’s Club Scholarship

The Sippican Woman’s Club has awarded 23 scholarships to Marion students, based on scholarship, community service, activities, and need.              Students came from three different schools with ten awardees from Old Rochester Regional High School, two from Bishop Stang High School, and one from Upper Cape Regional Technical High School.              The Sippican Woman’s Club also awarded […] Read more »

Rochester Cultural Council

Looking for funding? The Rochester Cultural Council (RCC) reminds you that funds for cultural activities within the Rochester/Tri-Town area are available for 2020. Consider applying to the RCC if you have a project/event that benefits the community in the arts, sciences, or humanities. Grant applications for 2020 are accepted in the fall (Sept. 1 – […] Read more »