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Stone Cold Spooky 8 viewsMattapoisett resident Warren Parsons says this pre-colonial stone head his grandmother found on the old family farm in Dartmouth back in the ‘50s is haunted or maybe even cursed. Should we take Parsons’ word for granite? The stone head seemed gneiss to us. (See what we did there?) Photo by Jean Perry

Oct 19, 2017
Hauntings20 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 PerryOct 11, 2017
Partial Eclipse, Total Excitement 34 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. SilvaAug 23, 2017
Buzzards Bay Coalition49 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 editionJul 26, 2017
Enraptured by Raptors 28 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 PerryJul 12, 2017
Mattapoisett Town Wharf50 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 PerryJun 21, 2017
Memorial Day71 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 editionMay 24, 2017
Baby Geese70 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 PerryMay 10, 2017
Magnolia Spring73 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 PerryApr 19, 2017
Plumb Corner Easter69 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 PerezApr 12, 2017
Busted!75 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 VeitchApr 05, 2017
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat113 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, 2017Mar 22, 2017
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