Memorial Day weekend events
John Neumann Parish, 6-11 p.m., May 24, noon to 11 p.m. and May 25-26, noon to 5 p.m. May 27 blessing of the bikes, barn sale, car show, live entertainment, games, fun, food and more.
Wed May 22, 2013
Books & Poetry
Book Club for those coping with grief and loss: Group will discuss books that touch upon grief and offer insight in how people cope with death and loss.
Tue May 21, 2013
Georgia Decas Chamberlain, 91
Georgia Decas Chamberlain, 91, passed peacefully at home after an extended illness on May 5, Greek Easter, fitting for a woman proud of being a Decas and proud of her Greek heritage.
Mon May 20, 2013
Guest View: Health district serves both towns
The Boards of Health of the towns of Rochester and Marion wish to reply to recent newspaper articles and statements by Rochester's town administrator and town counsel concerning the status of the Marion Rochester Regional Health District, in which they have attempted to build a case for withdrawal from the district for what they claim to be reasons ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Meat, Seafood and More Raffle: At the Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, May 18.
Mon May 13, 2013
Rochester assessors oppose change in tax billing
The Board of Assessors opposes an article on the May 20 annual Town Meeting warrant that would change the town to a semi-annual preliminary property tax billing system.
Sat May 11, 2013
Gerald Ward of Dracut and Gail Ward of Nashua, N.H., announce the engagement of their son, TIMOTHY J. WARD, to BRIDGET A. BARAN, daughter of Fred and Barbara Baran of Holyoke.
Thu May 09, 2013
Cape Cod Times
SEMASS reveals new trash costs
Cape Cod officials now know the price if they choose to continue sending the region's trash to a waste-to-energy incinerator in Rochester after current contracts expire at the end of 2014.
Wed May 08, 2013
Candidate profile: Albin R. Johnson III, Marion Board of Health
The Standard-Times asked candidates in upcoming town elections to fill out the following questionnaire.
Mon May 06, 2013
Cranberry farmers struggle as surplus drops prices
U.S. cranberry farmers who spent millions of dollars to replant and expand bogs face a financial crisis after a huge harvest in Canada flooded the market and sent prices plummeting.
Fri May 03, 2013
Vandals spray 'mark of the beast' on Rochester church sign
"As a Christian I obviously empathize greatly," said the Rev. David Lima, executive minister of Inter-Church Council.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Outdoors: Gold Pins for finest catches of 2012
Many remarkable fish were caught in Massachusetts during the 2012 season. At the Riverside Gun Club in Hudson, MassWildlife recently presented the Gold Pin Awards to our top freshwater fishermen.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Bent Musket
Shots Have Been Fired, But the Battle for Sainey Nyassi is Just Beginning
It is no longer opposition that is pulling down Sainey Nyassi, now the problem seems to be internal - Jim Rogash Sainey Nyassi was on the 18.
Construction & Demolition Recycling
Zero Waste Solutions to Open in Massachusetts in 2014
New Bedford Waste Services LLC , a sister company of ABC Disposal Service Inc. , New Bedford, Mass., and WERC-2 Inc.
Wed May 01, 2013
Memorial Day events
Editor's note: Memorial Day weekend brings a plethora of parades, commemorations, and other holiday activities.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Jeanne A. Altman, 90
Jeanne A. Altman, 90, of New Bedford, died Sunday, April 28, 2013. She was the wife of the late Thomas G. Altman.
Patrick-Murray administration supports freight rail infrastructure...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard Davey and local officials to announce this year's Industrial Rail Access Program recipients operating in Massachusetts in a visit to the south coast, where three of the recipients are located.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Summer train route worries Rochester, Wareham officials
Officials from Rochester, Wareham and Middleboro say they are worried about public safety when the Boston-to-Hyannis passenger rail service starts running and that two months' notice isn't enough to address their concerns.