June 22, 2016

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Turtles Rule!

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The 43rd running of the Cross Roads Athletic Club was a smashing success. More than ninety anglers set sail for Golden Pond to take part in the last bastion of manly freedom known to  most of us. In rustic cabins they gather by groups and assume the identity assigned to their sleeping quarters. Ducks, Bugs, […]

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June 20, 2016

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ROCKLAND POST 147 LEGION BALL

SENIOR DIVISION; The Rockland Senior Legion Post 147 has won back to back games to improve their record to 3-3. Coming off an underachieving season last year there is cause for excitement. On June 17th, Friday night at Cronin Field in Hingham, Post 147 came out on top with an 8 – 4 Victory over […]

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May 30, 2016

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Three Tall Pines Closes Out the Season at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Friday, June 10th at 7:30 p.m.

On Friday, June 10th at 7:30 p.m. the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland closes out their season with the award-winning bluegrass quartet, Three Tall Pines. The group’s timeless songs persuade listeners that bygone eras were just a short while ago. According to W. J. Hallock, writing for No Depression: The Journal of Roots Music, “Their talent […]

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May 13, 2016

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Ode to Richard

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Richard Welch of Welch Healthcare Group has built  a legacy of excellence in the art of operating  long term care facilities for seven decades. Even as a child, his vocation of providing comfort and care to the elderly population was part of his everyday life.  What began with his mother taking in a border in […]

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May 9, 2016

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Lions club Meat Raffle Returns to the Banner Irish Pub

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Saturday May 14 begins at 6.30 first raffle drawn around 7 pm. The Banner Irish Pub Rockland Center.   This Saturday Night the Rockland Lions Club will host another one of their famous meat Raffles at the Banner Irish Pub in Rockland. There will be six raffles in total including Four fantastic meat Trays , […]

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April 29, 2016

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The Whiskey Boys Play Modern Bluegrass and Americana Music at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Saturday May 7th

On Saturday, May 7th, at 7:30 p.m., The Blue Moon Coffeehouse at Channing Church in Rockland features The Whiskey Boys. The Whiskey Boys are a modern Bluegrass and Americana band.  They have sold out such notable venues as the Club Passim in Cambridge and the Firebox in Hartford. They have opened for national acts such […]

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April 25, 2016

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Doobie Brother’s 46 years later, 5 Stars

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Doobie Brother’s 46 years later = 5 Stars       It all started in Northern California 46 years ago and has NOT let up.  The San Jose area formulated some talented “rockers” that had their own style.       Their rock style was unique and quickly propelled Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons into […]

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April 4, 2016

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Nosh Tavern Spring Menu Launch Review

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After much anticipation and promotion, I shirked my every responsibility this past Sunday and rode the early spring  polar vortex south to America’s home town.  In less than a half an hour I was hustling across main street in the middle of an April  sun-squall that was whipping through pilgrim town fueling my enthusiasm with […]

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March 30, 2016

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Blue Moon Coffee House Welcomes Mile Twelve to the Stage

On April 8th at 7:30 p.m., don’t miss The Blue Moon Coffeehouse’s special Friday evening show featuring Mile Twelve! Mile Twelve is a fresh, hard driving young band beautifully walking the line between original and traditional bluegrass. Based in Boston, Massachusetts and fast gaining recognition for their outstanding performances throughout bluegrass and folk circles, Evan Murphy, […]

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March 30, 2016

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Low Altitude Fly Over OK’d for Rockland Center

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THIS FRIDAY ROCKLAND CENTER   Brian Duffy and his jet fighter-pilot brother, Tim, will pair up on an unofficial  flight that takes them from an undisclosed air base in New England  to their home base in Texas.  The flight will make a slight detour when it buzzes over Rockland center on the edge of the […]

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