Bridge Benefit

To the Editor:             The Elizabeth Taber Library would like to thank all the companies and participants who helped make our August 2 Bridge Benefit so successful. All proceeds from the day’s event will go towards enhancing the programs, services, and collection materials offered by the Elizabeth Taber Library during the coming fiscal year.              Thank you […] Read more »

Restore ORR Project

To the Editor:             The Restore ORR Project would greatly benefit students at the school by creating safer playing fields, improving the auditorium, and giving a revenue-generating opportunity to the town.  The main field, currently, is unsafe for students. The grass is patchy and there are holes and rocks covering the field, causing a hazard for those […] Read more »

Marion Town Party Cancelled

Dear friends and neighbors,             In light of the critical risk level of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in our area, and the closure of town property at 6:00 pm, we regret to inform you that the 2019 Marion Town Party is cancelled.             This decision to cancel rather than reschedule to an earlier time of day was made […] Read more »

Old Rochester Regional School Committee

Dear Editor and Tri-Town Community Members,             Over the past few months many comments, both positive and negative, have been made about the Old Rochester Regional District. Some of these comments, however, have been inaccurate. As a public, elected body, the ORR School Committee cannot publicly address these inaccurate statements until we have discussed them as […] Read more »

Healthy Tri-Town Coalition

To the Editor:             On behalf of the Healthy Tri-Town Coalition, I would like to sincerely thank the Guides and attendees for their enthusiastic participation in the Tri-Town History Walking Tour Series which took place earlier this summer. In Marion, Judy Rosbe of the Marion Historical Society combined her knowledge of the town’s rich history with […] Read more »

Celebrate Elizabeth Taber Publicity Committee

To the Editor:             The Celebrate Elizabeth Taber Publicity Committee, a sub-committee of the Celebrate Elizabeth Taber Statue Committee, extends sincere thanks to Tim Sperry, Eric Strand, and Esmeralda Braga for their support enabling the Elizabeth Taber themed float to participate in the Marion Fourth of July parade. Thanks also to Patty Nicholson for the loan […] Read more »

Marion Finance Committee

Dear Editor,             I wanted to make some comments on the Marion Finance Committee article printed in last week’s July 18th edition. I was struck by the comments of committee member Karen Kevelson who stated that the education at ORRHS was “mediocre at best”. Karen does not speak for the whole of this community in her […] Read more »

Marion FinCom

To the Editor:             I read in last week’s Wandererthat the Marion FinCom has had issues with the Old Rochester Regional School budget. After following Tri-Town meetings, it is a well-known fact that all three towns would like our Regional School District to be more proactive and transparent in their communication of long term and short term […] Read more »

Old Rochester Regional School District

To the readers of the Tri-Town:             The Wandereris a newspaper that provides the Tri-Town with updates and information behind important events that occur within our community. A frequently discussed topic throughout the past has been the Old Rochester Regional School District, which consists of 6 schools that provide thousands of students with an extremely valuable […] Read more »

Rochester History

Dear Friends,             We want to extend a sincere thank you to several people for their role in helping to make the town tour of Rochester possible for the third graders of Rochester Memorial School. Carol Hardy, Ann and Mike Cambra, Sharon and Woody Hartley, Lorraine Thompson, an anonymous donor, and the Friends of the Rochester […] Read more »