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Enraptured by Raptors 0 viewsThis tiny Eastern screech owl captured the hearts and attention of a sizeable audience – not with its sharp talons, but with its big yellow eyes, tiny ear tufts, and sweet, spooky song. The Marion Natural History Museum hosted a Birds of Prey night, with guests learning about raptors and even getting to meet a few of them from the Blue Hills Trailside Museum. Photo by Jean Perry
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Mattapoisett Town Wharf21 views The historic swordfish soaring over the Mattapoisett Town Wharf recently got a bit of TLC from its long-time caregiver William DeYong Field. Patricia Hinsdale donated the weathervane to the Town back in the 1950s. Photos by Jean Perry
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Memorial Day43 viewsTown volunteers, as well as the local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, have prepared the Evergreen Cemetery for Memorial Day, with flower plantings and the placement of flags on the graves of our veterans. See the article “Tri-Town Remembers…” for a summary of the Memorial Day observances in your community. Photo by Jean Perry. May 25, 2017 edition
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Baby Geese45 viewsThey’re here! Facebook is buzzing about the cuteness that is the baby Canada geese on Rounseville Road in Rochester that finally hatched last week. The six goslings and their parents can be seen foraging in the grass for food or swimming in the small pond near the Vaughan Hill Road intersection. But beware! Canada geese are very protective of their young – you’ve been warned! These babies will remain with their parents for one year. Photo by Jean Perry
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Magnolia Spring46 viewsA tree blossoms in front of the Marion Town House after a warm (almost hot, even) sunny weekend spring-sprung the natural world into bloom. Photo by Jean Perry
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Plumb Corner Easter42 viewsReady, set, go! On April 8, Plumb Corner hosted its annual Easter egg hunt, which included other fun activities such as cookie decorating, hay rides, and crafts. Photos by Felix Perez
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Busted!48 viewsBusted! Rochester Police Officer Robert Nordahl hands The Wanderer News Editor Jean Perry her vehicle registration back, just before cuffing her and placing her under “arrest.” Photo by Colin Veitch
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat87 viewsOpening night of the ORR Drama Club’s spring musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 pm. The show also runs Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 2, at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $15 for the general public and $12 for students and seniors. Pictured here: Sara Achorn, John Roussell, and Elle Gendreau. Photo by Colin Veitch - March 23, 2017
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Dr. Temple Grandin85 viewsDr. Temple Grandin, noted autistic, author, speaker, and professor of animal science at Colorado State University, visited Old Colony RVTHS on Saturday, March 11, to a packed audience of educators and parents. Grandin, dressed in one of her signature cowgirl shirts, bolo tie, and western belt buckle, delivered a powerful message: The world needs all kinds of minds. Photo by Jean Perry - March 16, 2017
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Spring119 viewsWe are just wild about the unfolding signs of spring! This patch of crocuses was spotted alongside Mattapoisett Road in Rochester. The purple blossoms were buzzing with dozens and dozens of bees already in the swing of spring. Photo by Jean Perry - March 2, 2017 edition
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Great Backyard Bird Count148 viewsFebruary 17-20 was the annual Great Backyard Bird Count all across the entire globe. Here, a blue jay pauses to listen to the calls of other jays on the warm sunny Sunday morning of February 19 at the Nasketucket Bay State Reservation. Photo by Jean Perry - February 23, 2017 edition
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Valentine’s Day124 views Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches on Tuesday. “Artwork” and photo by Jean Perry - February 9, 2017
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