Entries by Carolyn MacGregor

Winter Blizzard of 2015 Is Here!

The Winter Blizzard of 2015 is upon us!  Are you ready?  The Governor of Massachusetts has declared a State of Emergency and a ban on travel after midnight on all state roadways.  This way plow crews will be able to get the roads cleared without unnecessary traffic.   You could be arrested for driving after […]

The New Automated Trash and Single Stream Recycling Program!

The New Automated Trash and Single Stream Recycling Program has come to Rochester and Mattapoisett.  New garbage carts were delivered last week.  Everyone has received a garbage cart for Recyclables and a garbage cart for trash.  The new system will not go into effect until February 6th.  Until then, everyone should be using their old […]

New Bedford Winter Events!

New Bedford is a great city and even though the weather is cold, there are still some great events going on in the city.  Here are some of them: The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra opens the second half of its 2014-2015 with “Romantic Spells” on February 14 at 7:30 pm in the Zeiterion Performing Arts […]

Rochester Pack 30 Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby!

Rochester Pack 30 Cub Scouts  Pinewood Derby was held on Saturday, January 10th at the Rochester Memorial School.  This is a time-honored tradition which has been going on for 50 plus years.  The boys were given a Pinewood Derby kit which includes a block of wood and 4 wheels and axles.  They are then able […]

Fairhaven Polar Plunge 2015 at Fort Phoenix!

   About 250 people took part in the Fairhaven Polar Plunge at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven on New Year’s Day to help raise money for scholarships.  This included the Allen family, pictured above. Terry Allen and his son Josh, and daughter Chelsea took part in the icy challenge.  Kathy Lopes is the chairwoman of the […]