January 31, 2016

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Honeysuckle, Boston Music Award Nominees for Best Folk Artist and Best Americana Artist, at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Sat. Feb. 6th

On Saturday, February 6th at 7:30  p.m., The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features the progressive folk trio Honeysuckle.  Honeysuckle was recently nominated for the Boston Music Awards in two categories: Best Folk Artist and Best Americana Artist. They also played at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival as the Converse Rubber Tracks Artist winners.  Holly McGarry, Benjamin […]

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January 14, 2016

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Players Sports Bar to host Lions Club

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The premier sports and entertainment facility on the south shore, Players Sports Bar, will host the Rockland Lions Club meat raffle Friday January 22. The Club will begin selling raffle tickets at 6 pm for the first of six great drawings including four “Lion’s Share” meat trays (to be displayed), a fifty fifty Raffle and […]

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January 1, 2016

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The Four Legged Faithful Americana Band at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Rockland, MA

Our Saturday, January 9th, at 7:30 p.m. the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features The Four Legged Faithful. The Four Legged Faithful is a Massachusetts-based Americana band known for creating beautiful, heart-felt, genuine music using traditional folk/bluegrass instruments. All members sing, creating multiple combinations of 2, 3, and 4-part harmonies, and all of the guys […]

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December 18, 2015

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Rockland Man called Hero in Runaway train Crisis

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Rockland resident and MBTA Operations Supervisor Mark McNeill was honored by Governor Charlie Baker on Monday credited with safely clearing the tracks ahead and stopping the runaway train after it sailed through four stations. Mr McNeill was honored alongside dispatcher Ainsley “Lee” Saunders. (Pictured: Governor Baker, Mark’s fiancé Julianne Coleman, Mark McNeill, and lieutenant Governor […]

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December 9, 2015

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Rockland Man Gives Back to “The Club that Has No Fun!”

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Tom tells the story about a few years back when money was tight and there just wasn’t fifty bucks left in the budget to buy a family Christmas Tree. A chance encounter with a Rockland Lion on the day before Christmas Eve and Morrison shows up at home with the biggest and best tree ever. […]

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December 7, 2015

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Rockland Lion’s Club Christmas Tree Sale

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The Crumbling Club That Has No Fun will host their tenth  annual Tree and Wreath Sale this  Sat and Sun at Walgreens Parking Lot. Perfect Christmas Trees and beautiful wreaths at great prices along with free  hot Cocoa Lion’s Special hot cocoa and the world famous, mediocre at best, Rockland Stroll Clam Chowder.  We’ll have […]

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December 4, 2015

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Jac’s Cafe donates 200 muffins to Rockland Lions Club

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The good folks at Jac’s Cafe (breakfast shop at Players Sports Bar) have stepped up to give back to the community by donating 200 of their famous muffins to the Rockland Lions Club’s  ”Breakfast with Santa” this Sunday at the Emerald Hall in Abington from 8 till noon.  Jac’s Cafe  joins Honey Dew Donuts, The […]

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November 30, 2015

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Toby Keith U.S. Strong, Dan Heary reports

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 He was born Toby Keith Covel 54 years ago and it was a “bumpy” start for one of the most successful country artists ever.  ”TK” received no love from Nashville again and again.  It was the ” right person” luck that got him where he is at now.       A friend [flight attendant] […]

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November 24, 2015

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State Rep David Decoste, “The Chowder’s on Me”

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Republican State Representative for Rockland David Decoste made it official today by pledging 1000.00 dollars to fund the Rockland News Clam  Chowder Booth at the Stroll. Once again a thousand servings of  the famous Boss Hog, mediocre at best New England Clam Chowder will hit Union Street for the best three hours of the year. […]

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November 15, 2015

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Special Friday afterThanksgiving Show Featuring Celtic/Bluegrass Band Cat and the Moon at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Rockland

On the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 27th at 7:30 p.m. (the day after Thanksgiving) the Blue Moon Coffeehouse features a special night of music with Cat and the Moon.   If you’ve heard the well known bluegrass band Twisted Pine, you’ve heard some of Cat and the Moon. The banjo player, Ricky Mier, and the […]

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