Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride

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With less than two weeks to go before the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s seventh annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride on Sunday, October 6, more than 100 cyclists are gearing up to pedal 75 miles from Westport to Woods Hole in support of clean water. The Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride attracts expert and casual bike riders alike. […] Read more »

Officials Reject Kittansett Request

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The Marion Conservation Commission on Wednesday decided to tell the Kittansett Club to clean up its current mess before making more of one. Members drafted a letter informing the club that its request for a three-year Extension Permit to continue to stockpile materials near the coastal bank by the driving range had been denied, because […] Read more »

Richard A. Porter, Jr.

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Richard A. Porter, Jr., 72, of New Bedford died Tuesday September 24, 2013 suddenly at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Anne E. (Curry) Porter. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Richard A. and Alice M. (O’Brien) Porter, he lived in New Bedford all of his life. He had summered […] Read more »

William D. Cudworth

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William D. Cudworth, 82, of Marion formerly of Wareham and Acushnet passed away Thursday Sept. 26 at the Sippican Health Care Center. He was the husband of the late Ann E. Harju who passed away in 1964.  William attended Wareham Public Schools and Wareham High School. A Korean War veteran William served in the U.S. […] Read more »

Subcommittee Nears Solar Stance

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The Marion Planning Board’s Solar Bylaw Subcommittee met on Wednesday afternoon in an effort to finalize the body’s official opinion on the Solar Bylaw to be presented at fall Town Meeting on October 28. But before that, the board will consider the subcommittee’s findings at its next scheduled meeting on October 7. Members Steve Kokkins […] Read more »

Columbus Day 5K in Mattapoisett

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On Monday, October 14, “Healing little Hearts” will hold its first annual 5K and Fun Run to benefit pediatric heart research at Boston Children’s Hospital. The race begins and ends at Center School in Mattapoisett, where a 9:30 am start is scheduled for the Kids’ Fun Run and 10:00 am for the 5K. The route […] Read more »

Cushing Vets and Ladies Auxiliary Benefit

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The Friends of Benjamin D. Cushing Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2425, and the town of Marion, will be hosting a benefit to recognize the Veterans of Benjamin D. Cushing Post and the Ladies Auxiliary, to honor and thank them for their 80 plus years of service to the town. The event will be held […] Read more »

Vendors Needed for Quaker Sale

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Vendors are being sought for the October 12 flea market/yard sale planned by Mattapoisett Friends Meeting (Quakers). The sale will be held, rain or shine, on that Saturday from 8:30 am to noon at the meeting house, 103 Marion Rd. (Rte. 6). Limited inside space with table and chairs is currently available for $20. Outside […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Youth Basketball

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The Marion Recreation Youth Basketball season is open for registration. The Department will host two Registration Nights on Monday, September 30, and Tuesday, October 1, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Sippican School. Please use the Bus Loop, Park Street entrance. Parents may also mail their completed registration forms and checks made payable to Marion Recreation, […] Read more »

Tri Town Students Win Scholarships

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Six recent high school graduates from the Tri-Town area have been awarded college scholarships by funds of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. The George Earl and Katherine Hartley Church Scholarship was awarded to Kasandra Gonet of Rochester, a graduate of Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School, who is attending Fitchburg State University, and […] Read more »