Armchair Travel at Sippican Women’s Club

Photo courtesy of Harry Norweb

Members of the Sippican Women’s Club were transported to the far away lands of China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand last Friday during a slideshow presentation of Harry and Pam Norweb’s six week trip taken in the spring of 2011. The Norweb’s are Marion residents. Wearing the beautiful silk garb of China, the pair chatted […] Read more »

Undefeated ORR Track Team Headed to State Meet

Old Rochester Boys and Girls Track – The boys’ and girls’ Track teams won again in their meet against New Bedford Voke last week. For the girls, just some of the outstanding players of the evening were Janice Weldon and Hannah Vieira in the two-mile and Ally Saccone in the hurdles and high jump. For […] Read more »

Tabor Student Prepare for Exams

It’s the word that terrifies any experienced Tabor Academy student: mid-years. Mid-year exams are the one wrench in what should be an otherwise easy three weeks until Headmaster’s Holiday. This gauntlet of tests hangs over the head of some Tabor students from as early as Winter Break. Around this time, with only one-week left, even […] Read more »

Flotilla Offers Boating Safety Class

Flotilla 65 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary offers Boating and Sailing Safety and Seamanship. Registration is on Monday, January 23 at 7:00 pm and classes begin on Monday, January 30 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Flotilla’s 80 Middle Street, Fairhaven location. The course fee of $40 covering course books and charts […] Read more »

BBHFH Home and Garden Show

The Buzzards Bay Area Habitat for Humanity (BBAHFH) will host a Home and Garden Show at Tabor Academy on Saturday, March 24 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. BBAHFH is currently seeking exhibitors for the event. The show offers opportunities for contractors, landscape designers, nurseries, banks, mortgage companies, and other homecare experts to promote products […] Read more »

February Machacam Club Meeting

The Machacam Club will hold its next meeting on February 1 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm, and dinner at 6:00 pm. The speaker this month will be Andrew Murray, Chief of the Mattapoisett Fire Department. Chief Murray will report on the changes that have taken place with the […] Read more »

Senior Action Council Meeting

A meeting to discuss tenants’ rights is being sponsored by the Massachusetts Senior Action Council and will be held in the community room at the Village Court complex of the Mattapoisett Housing Authority, February 1 from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Topics will include: Why do we need a tenant’s association? What are the tenant’s rights? […] Read more »

Marion Man Arrested in Mattapoisett Narcotics Sting

Mattapoisett Police arrested Nicholas Carnazza of Marion after a one month drug investigation. During this investigation, undercover narcotic officers facilitated controlled purchases of 30 mg Oxycodone pills from Mr. Carnazza on several occasions. Carnazza was also observed on multiple occasions engaging in hand to hand drug transactions. These transactions were observed within the Tri-Town area […] Read more »

ZBA Stands by Building Commissioner

Adding to litigation already underway between Tabor Academy and the town regarding the school’s failure to undergo a site review process for work on its new turf fields, the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals formally put its weight behind the Building Commissioner’s denial of a permit for scoreboards at its January 12 meeting. Tabor Academy […] Read more »

Tri-County Symphonic Band

The “Suites and Sweets” Concert will take place on Sunday, February 5, 3:00 pm, Old Rochester Regional High School, 135 Marion Road, Mattapoisett, MA.  Former Music Director Daniel Lasdow will conduct a series of suites and other pieces for concert band. Composer Stephen Wheeler’s commissioned piece “For Those Without a Voice” will receive its world […] Read more »