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iPad Ready181 viewsSpring has sprung! After a wild March 2010 storm that left much of Massachusetts flooded, the region has been treated to unseasonably warm weather in early April. Easter weekend topped out in the 70s, about 20 degrees higher than usual, which meant lots of daffodils and fun in the sun. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
RMS Auction191 viewsRochester went Hollywood on Friday, March 26, 2010 when the Rochester Parent/Teacher Organization (PTO) hosted a live auction with a Hollywood theme. The auction raised nearly $6,000, and that money will be used to pay for new playground equipment. Items up for bidding included a basketball signed by the Boston Celtics, a day of kayaking, gift baskets and many more fun items. Photos by Felix Perez. April 1, 2010 edition
Soapbox Derby!189 viewsOn Sunday, March 21, 2010 The Marion Cub Scouts Pack 32 revived the annual soap-box derby after a three-year absence. Scouts raced carts down Holmes Street in Marion for a chance to help make their den the fastest in the pack. After several races and dozens of trips up and down the hill, the Webelos II Den went home with the title. Photos by Felix Perez. March 25, 2010 edition
Rent at ORR201 viewsThe ORR High School Drama Club will be offering the first-ever performance of Rent: The High School Edition from March 18 through 21. The 1996 Tony-award winning rock-opera will be presented in the ORRHS auditorium at 7:30 pm on March 18, March 19 and March 20, and there will be a day performance on Sunday, March 21 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors, and $15 for adults. For ticket information, call Sue at 774-265-0081. Photo by Felix Perez. March 18, 2010 edition
Restoring Ram Island208 viewsHelicopters complete rounds from the Mattapoisett marina to Ram Island on March 8, 2010. The helicopters are part of the Ram Island Restoration Project, which is an effort to rebuild the eroded island so common and roseate terns can nest in their natural habitat. The helicopters will deliver 650 cubic feet of soil to the island and workers will then plant vegetation to prevent further erosion. Photo by Anne O'Brien-Kakley.
Rochester Goes Hillbilly217 viewsA Hillbilly Dinner Dance was held at Redman Hall in Wareham on Saturday, February 27, 2010 to benefit the 11th annual Rochester Country Fair. After dinner, Twinkies were provided for dessert and The Relics provided music. This year's Rochester Country Fair will be held on August 19, 20 and 21 at Plumb Corner and the theme will be “Hillbilly Days”. Photos by Felix Perez. March 4, 2010 edition
Olympians Speak227 viewsThe Beverly Yacht Club sponsored a presentation from the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team at the Marion Music Hall on Saturday, February 20, 2010. From left to right, U.S. Sailing Team member Molly Vandemoer, Olympic Gold Medalist Anna Tunnicliffe and 2008 Olympian Deb Capozzi pose outside of the Music Hall. Photo by Felix Perez. February 25, 2010 edition
Last Snow? Hope So!212 viewsEven though the February 10, 2010 nor'easter didn't bring as much snow as forecasters predicted, it was still a sizable late winter storm. Pictured on the front cover is the Hiller Farm in Rochester the day after the storm, where even the horses are dreaming about spring. Photo by Anne O'Brien-Kakley. February 18, 2010 edition
Be Mine!205 viewsThe Marion Art Center hosted an American Girl themed Valentine Tea Party on February 6, 2010. Over 20 girls dressed in their pink and red finest enjoyed dainty finger foods, festive cupcakes, red fruit punch, and tea. Morgan Middleton played Kirsten and Phoebe Mock played Singing Bird in the Marion Art Center American Girl mini-musical that accompanied the tea party. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
Derby Days205 viewsOn Saturday, January 30, 2010 Marion's Scouts Pack 32 held the first Pine Wood Derby in three years. The Derby was held at the Sippican School where scouts raced cars weighing less than 5 ounces down a sloped wooden track. Everyone cheered as the wooden cars raced down the track in packs or four. Photo by Felix Perez. February 4, 2010 edition
Groundhog 2010212 viewsThe winner of our 2010 Groundhog Day Cover Contest is Anthea Andrade of Marion, who submitted this clever rendition of the holiday icon. Anthea’s artwork was one of twenty-five submitted and received the highest number of votes on our web page during the past week. Anthea will receive an iPod Touch for her efforts.
2010 Groundhog Cover Contest Entry181 viewsOne of the many entries in the 2010 Groundhog Cover Contest
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