Friendly Visitor Program

The Friendly Visitor Program of the Marion COA seeks to maximize independence and enrich the quality of life for isolated seniors within the community.The program provides screened and trained volunteers to visit seniors in their homes.Visitors support seniors through weekly contact, providing social support, and a connection to the community.All volunteers are screened through a […] 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 »

MAC Welcomes New Executive Director

The Marion Art Center (MAC) proudly welcomes Jodi Stevens as its new Executive Director. Stevens joins the MAC with more than 10 years of management and administrative experience and extensive work in art and design. She will provide key leadership and operational support for the MAC’s wide array of arts and education activities and community […] Read more »

The Halloween Cover Contest

Are you ready for some spooktacular fun? Dust off the cobwebs and sharpen those scary pencils! Your best Halloween artwork could be on the cover of The Wandererand you could win a cash prize! Submit your best original Halloween drawing, photo, compilation, or artwork to enter for publication on our November 1 cover. Deadline for […] Read more »

Marion General Store to be Preserved by SHS

The Sippican Historical Society, a small group of supporters, and the Cheney family, owners of the General Store, have forged a unique partnership. The Sippican Historical Society and supporters are providing funding to restore the exterior of the building and to renovate the building’s structural support and electrical system. The restoration project will be managed […] Read more »

ORRHS to Host Accreditation Visit

Sixteen educators will conduct an on-site Accreditation of Old Rochester Regional High School starting on Sunday, September 30 through Wednesday, October 3. The Accreditation visit will be conducted under the direction of the Committee on Public Secondary Schools of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The visiting team will be chaired by Mr. […] Read more »

MNHM After-School Programs

The Marion Natural History Museum Fall/Winter 2018 after-school programs will include: September 26– Netting the shore – We will be enjoying one of the last warm days of summer by using the seining net to collect a few critters to identify and document before they move out to sea. Please bring a suit or wear […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

For the complete newsletter, please visit us at 67 Dexter Lane, Rochester to pick up a newsletter or visit us on our website at rochestermaseniorcenter.com/ to download the newsletter. For weekly updates, don’t forget to follow us on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/rochestercoa/ In September there are a lot of upcoming day trips. So please give […] Read more »

Seasonal Flu Clinics

The Marion and Rochester Boards of Health will sponsor the 2018 seasonal flu clinics for all residents. The flu vaccine will be available in the injectable form for ages 2 years old and over, nasal mist for ages 2-18, and the high dose vaccine for ages 65 years and over.             Those attending the flu […] 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 »