Entries by Carolyn MacGregor

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 […]

Career Awareness Days at Old Colony

Junior high students tour Old Colony during ‘Career Awareness Days’ By Zachary McMahon | Nov 05, 2017 Photo by: Jackie Machamer   Visiting students played games in Old Colony’s gym during Career Awareness Days. ROCHESTER — From hair braiding to bikes that can turn on a lightbulb, Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School offers a little […]

Pumpkins, Pumpkins

Halloween is almost here and we’ve all purchased our pumpkins for decoration and Jack O Lanterns.  But what do we do with them when Halloween is over?  They look pretty decorating our homes until Thanksgiving but then their time is up. Here are some ideas to make a better use of them besides just tossing […]

Old Rochester Regional High School Homecoming

According to Sippican Weekly: Big game, new mascot waiting at ORR Homecoming Oct 16, 2017 MATTAPOISETT — Old Rochester Regional High School’s football team will face off against Seekonk at the school’s homecoming game, but there’s a lot of school spirit beforehand. The high school’s annual pep rally will see each class face off by performing […]