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Ribbon Day221 viewsMattapoisett Library Director Judith E. Wallace and Project Manager Francis H. Gordon (center) cut the ribbon during the formal dedication ceremony for the newly-expanded and renovated Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Tuesday afternoon, July 15, while Ms. Wallace’s husband, David Gries (far left) and Project Manager Robert A. Cattley, PE (far right) look on. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
Par for the Course224 viewsLocal golfers (from left) Brandon Oldham, John Coucci and Justin Downey will all be competing in the American Junior Golf Association’s (AJGA) Fidelity Investments Junior Classic Tournament to be held at The Bay Club in Mattapoisett on July 21-24. Brandon and Justin were both members of last year’s undefeated ORR Golf Team, and John played for the Golf Team at Bishop Stang High School. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
Flying Colors189 viewsA clown performer from Cole Brothers’ “Circus of the Stars” salutes the Stars and Stripes at the beginning of one of the four performances held recently in Rochester on June 25 and 26 under the Big Top pitched in the field adjacent to the Plumb Corner Mall. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
Raising the Bar204 viewsGymnast Cassandra “Cassey” Mello of Rochester recently represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in a regional meet of the Junior Olympics, one step from a place in the national meet, and she was one of only seven athletes to be included on the Massachusetts state team which participated in the Region Six competition. (Photo by and courtesy of Stew Milne -
Easy Riders200 viewsYoung riders prepare to participate in the second annual Tri-Town Ride for Kids which took place at Center School in Mattapoisett on Saturday, June 14 as part of the Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) to benefit the Jimmy Fund and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in their fight against cancer. Organized by local residents and spearheaded by Kathy Gauvin, the event saw hundreds of kids ranging in age from 3 to 15 years ride through the tree-lined streets of Mattapoisett Village. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
ORR Grads Shine235 viewsOld Rochester Regional High School’s tight-knit Class of 2008 bonded together for one last time on the field of the ORR campus to toss their graduation caps high into the air just after receiving their diplomas during Commencement Exercises held on Saturday, June 7 at the school. Inset: Boston’s Fox 25 Morning News Anchor Gene Lavanchy embraces our very own mascot, the Aardvark, during the show’s popular Zip Trip to Mattapoisett on Friday, June 6. The event drew a sizeable crowd of locals to Shipyard Park.
Leaving Home202 viewsA sea of white and blue caps and gowns dotted the campus of Upper Cape Tech Regional High School for the first time in 38 years last Sunday, June 1, as 150 students — the school’s largest graduating class to date — received their diplomas on their own home turf after years of holding commencement at nearby Bourne High School. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
Rowing on the River272 viewsLongtime Memorial Day Boat Race participants and Rochester residents Jeff Eldridge and Walter Gonet (Team #3, front) battle it out with fellow contestants Jake Goyette and Joe Goyette (Team #4, back) to cross the finish line in the 2008 event. Once adjusted start times were calculated, Team #4 ultimately finished in fourth place with an elapsed time of 1:56:32 and Team #3 placed sixth overall with a final time of 1:57:28. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
Target Practice276 viewsWomen from throughout the region participated in the second annual "Women on Target" gun safety and training day held at the Fin, Fur and Feather Club in Mattapoisett on Sunday, May 18. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
Launching Into Summer300 viewsAnother sailboat is launched into Mattapoisett Harbor recently in anticipation of the busy summer sailing season after a long winter hibernation. As Memorial Day quickly approaches, more and more vessels will begin dotting the harbors in both Mattapoisett and Marion as residents prepare to enjoy the scenic waters of both seaside communities. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
Springtime in Bloom281 viewsMembers of the Garden Club of Buzzards Bay prepare for their annual plant sale to be held Saturday, May 17 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at St. Mary’s Church Parish Center, 783 Dartmouth Street in South Dartmouth. Pictured (from left) are Leslie Bernert, Dr. Gail Davidson, and Agnes Armstrong of South Dartmouth and Ellie Smith of Mattapoisett standing among some of the flowers to be featured at the sale. (Photo by Laura McLean.)
Jazzing It Up259 viewsThe Dixie Diehards returned to the Marion Art Center on Saturday, April 26 for a performance at 7:30 pm. The group was formed in August, 2006 and is made up of men who are traditional jazz and Dixieland music enthusiasts, many of whom are also members of the long-established Stone Street Strummers Banjo Band. Bill Kiesewetter of Marion plays keyboard with the group. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
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