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Hauntings52 views: According to our Halloween Special Report, it seems Rochester is just as spooky as it is beautiful. I guess that makes it ‘bootiful!’ Of course, it’s all in good fun, but imagine if they really were to prove that all of Rochester was haunted – maybe you already believe that. Got a little Tri-Town ghost story of your own? Share it with us at Photos taken at Center Cemetery by Jean Perry
Partial Eclipse, Total Excitement 60 viewsThe Plumb Library welcomed celestial spectators on Monday for the region’s partial eclipse of the sun, handing out free eclipse glasses. Photos by Glenn C. Silva
Buzzards Bay Coalition79 viewsCassie Lawson of the Buzzards Bay Coalition led a group of 30 adults and children through the rigors of shellfishing on July 22 at the Mattapoisett town beach located adjacent to the YMCA camp. Lawson explained the physiology of the bivalves, how to use a shellfish rake, and the importance of obtaining a permit and being mindful of the difference between open and closed shellfish beds. Photo by Marilou Newel - July 27, 2017 edition
Enraptured by Raptors 55 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
Mattapoisett Town Wharf82 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
Memorial Day98 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
Baby Geese98 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
Magnolia Spring101 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
Plumb Corner Easter98 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
Busted!103 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
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat141 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
Dr. Temple Grandin134 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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