May 24, 2017

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CARDINALS START TO CLICK DEFEATING WHITMAN NATIONALS

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       TUESDAY MAY 23 The Rockland Cardinals picked up right where they left off on Tuesday night with a 10-0 Win over the Whitman Nationals. The Cardinals, fresh off a 10-2 victory over Acushnet in game 2 of a doubleheader Sunday, continued their offensive onslaught with some power at the plate, as well as a masterful 1 hitter […]

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May 22, 2017

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2017 CRANBERRY LEAGUE BASEBALL “ROCKLAND CARDINALS”

The Rockland Cardinals opened their 2017 CBL season at home yesterday earning a split in a doubleheader against Acushnet. Game 1; The Cardinals sent Mike Kelly to the mound and after a quick first inning by Kelly, the Cardinals jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the first as Dylan Ashburn knocked in the first 2 […]

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March 6, 2017

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Rob Flax and Friends, Fresh from the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland, Sat. March 11

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On Saturday, March 11th at 7:30 pm, The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features Rob Flax and Friends, fresh from their appearance at the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival. Rob Flax is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator from Evanston, IL with a playful heart and an open mind.  Now making his home in Boston, he is becoming known as a border-crossing, […]

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January 31, 2017

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Paul Rishell and Annie Raines with Kathleen Parks (of Twisted Pine) and Brad Bensko at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse Sat. Feb.11th

On Saturday, February 11th the Blue Moon Coffeehouse brings together Paul Rishell and Annie Raines with Kathleen Parks (of Twisted Pine) and Brad Bensko playing both as separate duos and as the new band Mojo Rodeo. These two duos re-imagine blues, bluegrass, honky-tonk country, classic oldies and choice originals. Paul Rishell and Annie Raines have […]

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January 17, 2017

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The Page Turners, Winners of the FreshGrass Best Duo Contest, at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse on Sat. Jan. 28th

On Saturday, January 28th, The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features The Page Turners. Winners of the 2016 Freshgrass Best Duo Award, Carolyn Kendrick and Jake Howard have a strong foothold in the acoustic music scene. They became musical friends as students of Berklee College of Music and started playing together through the Berklee American Roots […]

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January 4, 2017

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On Saturday, January 14th at 7:30 p.m., the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features Rick Fire and the Rick Tones. This band is brand new, but you are likely already familiar with its members. At the center of the music is banjo master Ricky Mier, co-founder of the band Twisted Pine, Cat and the Moon […]

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November 17, 2016

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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” again at the Emerald Hall in Abington on December 4th from 8 till noon.  Jac’s Cafe  joins Honey Dew […]

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November 3, 2016

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Cold Chocolate Fuses Bluegrass and Funk at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse on Sat., November 12th

Coming up at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland on Sat. November 12th: Cold Chocolate! Cold Chocolate has had some big doin’s lately, including opening for mandolin legend David Grisman last April in Medford, MA at The Chevalier Theater and releasing their new CD The Way Back at The Lizard Lounge. They are a fresh […]

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October 28, 2016

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State Representitive David Decoste, “The Chowders on Me! “

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            For the third year in a row Beacon Hill rising star Davis Decoste has generously offered to foot 1500.00 bill for the town’s annual Rockland Christmas Stroll Chowder Booth. Decoste will be on hand to help dole out the 1000 cups of the famous Mediocre at Best Clam Chowder in […]

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October 28, 2016

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Jo Henley’s New Album Review “Burning down the Dark”

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Burning Down the Dark The latest and perhaps the greatest Jo Henley album to date. (And I will always call them albums) Campolieto authors a novel  on this one, bringing to life  characters lost in all levels of depression and angst. Campolieto’s new sketches are brilliantly illustrated by the unleashed strings of master guitar maker […]

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