Entries by Carolyn MacGregor

Frosty Road Runner Race

Run like the wind (but stay warmer) in Frosty Road Runner Race By Zachary McMahon | Jan 14, 2018 1 Courtesy of: Bethany Botelho Not looking quite so frosty! Runners in the 2017 Frosty Road Runner race, held at Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School, look positively toasty. ROCHESTER — A blanket and a fireplace […]

Christmas Tree Pickups

Christmas is over and it’s time to take down all your decorations and Christmas tree.  What do you do with your Christmas tree now?  Here are some local town pickup days and times. Mattapoisett – Christmas trees will be picked up from January 2-12th.  Christmas trees should be placed curbside by 7:00am on the day […]

Mattapoisett Town Beach Christmas Polar Plunge

Swimmers brave ice, snowstorm for charity By Andrea Ray | Dec 25, 2017 0 Photo by: Andrea RayA mad dash for the beach after jumping into the December ocean at Helping Hands and Hooves’ annual Christmas Swim. MATTAPOISETT — It was a frigid Christmas morning, marked by a short but strong snowstorm. The downed trees and […]

Santa’s Workshop at ORR

Senior fundraiser brings Santa’s Workshop to ORR Dec 18, 2017 1 Courtesy of: Erin Bednarczyk MATTAPOISETT — The Old Rochester Regional High School senior class hosted a Santa’s Workshop on December 15, to raise money for class activities. The idea was originally pitched by Class of 2018 president Gabe Shriver, alongside Vice President Rachel Demmer, as […]

Christmas Season Begins in Mattapoisett

Snowy Saturday kicks off holiday season in Mattapoisett By Tanner Harding | Dec 09, 2017 0 Photo by: Tanner HardingSanta waves as he and Mrs. Claus enter Shipyard Park. MATTAPOISETT — It sure felt a lot like Christmas at Shipyard Park on Saturday afternoon. Snow fell softly as residents gathered to listen to Christmas carols, meet […]

ORRHS Boys and Girls Basketball Season Begins

Boys basketball plays first scrimmage By Tanner Harding | Dec 03, 2017 1 Photo by: Tanner Harding MATTAPOISETT — The Old Rochester Regional boys basketball team took to the court for the first time this season on Saturday evening. Though only a scrimmage, the team showed Falmouth what its made of during a hard fought, back-and-forth […]

Local Christmas Tree Lightings

Christmas is drawing closer now that we are past Thanksgiving.  All the area towns are planning their annual Christmas Tree Lightings. Here are a list of the area towns and dates and times for their Festive Tree Lightings, many times with music  and events. Mattapoisett’s 7th annual evening of free holiday fun returns to Shipyard […]

Local Thanksgiving Football Games

Thanksgiving is nearly here and that means Football!  What are the local area High School matchups? Here they are: Old Rochester Regional High School  Apponequet Regional vs.Old Rochester Regional  The Old Rochester Regional varsity football team has a home non-conference game vs. Apponequet Regional (Lakeville, MA) on Thursday, November 23 @ 10am Old Colony Voke Tech […]

Thanksgiving and Early December Events in the Tri-town

It’s hard to believe but Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  There are many Thanksgiving events happening in the tri-towns of Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester.  Here are a few upcoming Thanksgiving and early Christmas happenings. The Annual Tri-town Senior citizens Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday, November 19th, in the Old Rochester Regional cafeteria.  Doors open at 11:15 […]