Sunny Memorial Festivities in Marion

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Two well-organized Memorial Day services and a parade were attended by hundreds of residents and guests on Monday in Marion. The first ceremony was held at the Civil War monument on the grounds of the Marion Music Hall. A second ceremony was held at the Old Landing Park, home to monuments commemorating Marion residents who […] Read more »

Marion Democratic Town Committee

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The Marion Democratic Town Committee will hold a meeting at the Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 10:00 a.m.  Marie Manis, Campaign Manager for Massachusetts Compassion & Choices, is the guest speaker. Manis will discuss the Massachusetts question on aid in dying that was narrowly defeated in last November’s election. Come learn […] Read more »

Last Tuesday of the Month Free Movie

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On Tuesday, May 28 at noon, the Mattapoisett Friends of the Elderly hosts a free showing of “Hitchcock” at the Council on Aging. Pizza is available for $2.00. Pizza requests must be pre-paid by Monday, May 27 at 3:00 PM. Please RVSP the Mattapoisett Council on Aging at the Center School, 17 Barstow Street, or call 508-758-4110, even if you’re not having pizza, so we know how many […] Read more »

Tri-Town Basketball Camp

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The 2013 Tri-Town Basketball Camp, under the direction of Coach Rick Regan, will be held again this summer at the Old Rochester Regional High School gymnasium. The camp is for boys and girls in grades four through nine. This is the 17th year the Tri-Town Basketball Camp has been under the direction of Coach Regan. […] Read more »

Making Memorial Day Plans

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The Tri-Town’s schedule of Memorial Day festivities is jam-packed this year, with Mattapoisett and Rochester joining forces to celebrate the life and service of SPC Steven E. Gutowski, a Plymouth resident slain in Afghanistan on Sept. 28, 2011. Known as “Guto” to his fellow soldiers and “Goot” to friends and family in Plymouth, where he […] Read more »

Marion PD Arrest Housebreak Suspect

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On Friday, May 24, officers from the Marion Police Department, with assistance from members of the Plymouth Police Department and Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department, arrested the following subject on a warrant that was issued stemming from an ongoing investigation related to a housebreak that occurred at a residence on Blueberry Way in Marion: Richard T. […] Read more »

Still a Busy Schedule for Seniors

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After the seniors’ last day of class on May 21 earlier this week, there remain a few events before graduation that are mandatory for the Class of 2013 to attend. Unless you have an excused absence from the event, all seniors must attend, or they cannot walk at graduation. This week is seniors’ finals week, […] Read more »

Itty Bitty Bay Explorers

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Get your little ones to discover the outdoors through the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s Itty Bitty Bay Explorers program, a series of four free outings on Wednesday mornings in May and June. Through fun games and hands-on activities, your whole family can learn about Buzzards Bay’s animals, plants and habitats. There will be four sessions of […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Passes and Permits

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Parking Passes and Shellfish Permits are now available in the Treasurer/Collector’s Office. The traditional Parking Sticker for Mattapoisett residents and property owners is being replaced with a Parking Pass Placard to be hung on a vehicle’s rearview mirror. The placard should make it easier for the enforcing departments to identify vehicles that are not in […] Read more »

Short, but Not Sweet for Applicant

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An exceptionally quick meeting for the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday included just two action items. In one, the Board continued a hearing with Tabor Academy regarding the school’s athletic field in Plan 13, Lot 44 under Residence C Zoning, long an issue between the entities. Tabor attorney Mark Bobrowski requested the first […] Read more »