Entries by Carolyn MacGregor

Local Fireworks

Fourth of July is almost here.  Here are some of the local towns who will be having Fireworks this Fourth of July. Marion-  The Fireworks are back this year.   Fireworks will be held on  Sunday, July 2nd at 9pm at Silvershell Beach   (Rain Date 7/9/2017) New Bedford- Tuesday, July 4 at 9 p.m. at the […]

Cardboard Boats Fill Mattapoisett Harbor

Students take over Mattapoisett Harbor with cardboard boats By Tanner Harding | Jun 15, 2017 4 Photo by: Tanner HardingStudents race across the harbor in homemade boats. MATTAPOISETT — If the Titanic had sailed into Mattapoisett Harbor, it wouldn’t have sank. There are no icebergs in Buzzards Bay, afterall. At least, this is the reasoning […]

Budgeting Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Buying a House for the first time can be nerve racking, but with better budgeting, first time home buyers can get into a house that suits their family as well as their budget.  There are many extra expenses that can go into purchasing a house that the buyer does not anticipate, but with a good […]

Avon 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer

  JOIN AVON 39 FOR A TWO-DAY, 39.3 MILE WALK TO FIGHT – AND FUNDRAISE – TO END BREAST CANCER. Now, more than ever, so many of us are looking to make a difference and take on a personal challenge. AVON 39 is the event for you. Breast cancer will take 40,000 lives in the […]

Local High School Graduations

It’s graduation time and many area high schools held their graduation ceremonies last weekend.  Old Rochester Regional High School graduated approximately 176 students on Saturday, June 3rd. Despite cloudy skies, the rain held off and the graduation was held outside.   149 will go on to higher education and 7 have chosen the military. Old […]

Be The Neighborhood Real Estate Agent

What are consumers really looking for in a real estate agent?  Of course they’d like you to sell their home for them in a timely manner or help them buy a new house, but they can look up houses on their own on the internet. What else are they looking for? Real Estate Agents still […]

Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race

The cold, wet weather didn’t stop the Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race.  The event is held every year rain or shine and this was the 83rd running of the river boat race down the Mattapoisett River.   The spectators came out with umbrellas and raincoats to cheer on their favorite racers. The rain did have […]

Millennial First Time Home Buyers

The struggle is real for Millennial homebuyers by Kathryn Vasel   @KathrynVaselApril 3, 2017: 10:37 AM ET It’s going to be an intense house-hunting season — especially for young buyers. After years of many experts lamenting how Millennials weren’t interested in becoming homeowners, it turns out many are actually diving in. But they’re facing a […]

Marion Fireworks are a Go

Independence Day fireworks will return to Marion By Andrea Ray | May 19, 2017 2 Photo by: Georgia Sparling MARION — Fireworks will brighten the night skies over Silvershell Beach once again. With four days left to go in its extended campaign, the Marion Fireworks Committee’s Twenty from Many campaign officially reached its goal of […]

New Listing in New Bedford, MA

New Listing in New Bedford, MA.  Adorable ranch in a quiet neighborhood.  Farmer’s porch and large back deck.  Landscaped back yard with two sheds and a fenced in yard.  Amenities include an attached carport, hardwood floors throughout, with central air and central vac.  Move-in ready.  No showings until Open House, Sunday, May 21st, 12-2 pm. […]