If you’re a senior citizen who’s lived in Rowley for more than 20 years, you have just the qualifications that can help a local Girl Scout achieve her Silver Award.

Local Girl Scouts are looking to interview Rowley locals about what it was like to live in town then versus now. Interviews, which will be videotaped and take about 30 to 45 minutes, will be set up for June, July and August, and participants will become a forever-part of the Rowley Living History Project.

Make an appointment to participate by calling the Council on Aging at 978-948-7637.


Honor your country and those who have served, and join the town’s Independence Day celebration June 29 on the Town Common. The parade begins at 8:30 a.m. and will be followed by races, music and food on the common.


For the month of June, the Rowley Council on Aging is recognizing volunteers Mary Bright and Merle Phipps for their dedicated service.

Bright has been a volunteer with the center for more than 20 years and Phipps for over a decade.


If you’ve wanted to learn to play Magic: The Gathering, head to Rowley Public Library on June 29 from noon to 3 p.m.

Experts Michael Geary and Josh Brown will provide all the details on the decades-old trading card game that represents a battle between “wizards” and “enchantments” who use spells, creatures and artifacts to defeat their opponents.


Looking for summertime activities for your child?

Sign them up (those in grades 4 through 7) for Summer Theater, which will meet at Salisbury Elementary School, Monday through Thursday, July 8 through Aug 1. The program, which will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


The Triton Summer Athletic Program, for those in kindergarten through 12th grade, will get underway during the last week of June.

Clinics for volleyball, basketball, baseball, field hockey, lacrosse, football and tennis will be offered. Learn more and register at http://www.tritonschools.org/athletics/.


With the closure of the town election and a new selectman in place – Deana Peabody Ziev – the board reorganized.

Cliff Pierce was named chairman, Joe Perry as the vice chairman and Bob Snow as clerk.


Since it was such a close call (359-355) for Question 3 on the town ballot (banning single-use plastic checkout bags), those interested in the issue might like to know, noted Selectman Cliff Pierce at the board’s meeting May 20, that there is a bill in the Legislature that would ban single-use plastic bags statewide, so the eventual outcome is still uncertain.

Michelle Pelletier Marshall reports on the town of Rowley for The Daily News. She can be reached at marshallsinmass@comcast.net.

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