Marion’s Scholarship Education Committee

To the Editor: The town of Marion’s Scholarship Education Committee held its Ninth Annual Raffle this summer in an effort to raise awareness and money for the local scholarship fund. The major prize again this year was Red Sox tickets generously donated by Lora Sharpe and James Fogarty. The lucky winners were Jennifer and Peter […] Read more »

Football Stays Undefeated With Homecoming

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It was a sparsely scheduled but exciting week of sports at Old Rochester Regional High School. Cross country did not participate in any meets this week, and almost every other team had only one game as the regular seasons came to a close. The most exciting game of the week was the homecoming football game […] Read more »

George Richmond “Dick” Fearing

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George Richmond “Dick” Fearing of North Dartmouth, MA; formerly of Marion, MA; Stowe, VT; and Westwood, MA died peacefully at home Saturday, October 26, 2013. The cause was cancer. He was born in Boston, MA in 1924 to George Richmond Fearing and Vera Whistler Howell. He lived in Austria from 1935 to 1939 and attended […] Read more »

Halloween Story Contest

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We would like to thank everyone who took the time to enter our Halloween Story Contest. the stories were great and the choices were hard, the winner is listed after the last story so we won’t spoil the surprise just yet! Halloween Story Contest #1 A Halloween Surprise By Emma Gabriel             It was Halloween, […] Read more »

Pair Arrested Committing Rochester House Break

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After warning residents about two house breaks on Thursday, the Rochester Police and  a task force of detectives from Duxbury, Middleboro, Marshfield, Mattapoisett, Pembroke, and Plympton arrested 26 year old Nathaniel Gibbs of Tyler Drive in Sandwich and 27 year old Robert Peterson of Cedar Street in Kingston while they were in the act of […] Read more »

EMS, Solar, and Fingerprinting Big Votes

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Three of the 11 articles on the warrant dominated the discussion at Marion’s Special Town Meeting held on Monday evening at Sippican Elementary School. The Solar Bylaw (Article S10) was second to last on the warrant, and those interested in the issue stayed to vote. Much discussion was heard on the floor and at the […] Read more »

2013 President’s Volunteer Service Award

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For donating more than 4,000 hours of his time to the community, Daniel C. Lee Jr. of Mattapoisett was presented with the 2013 President’s Volunteer Service Award. The President’s Volunteer Service Award is the premier volunteer awards program in this country. It recognizes Americans who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Upcoming Events

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Knitting Group, Thursday, November 7, at 11:00 am: Do you love to knit? If so, bring your yarn and knitting needles to the Elizabeth Taber Library for our informal knitting group where you can work on projects, socialize, and share advice. Please note that this is not a knitting class. No instruction will be provided, […] Read more »

Septic Systems and Shoreline Restorations

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Two of the applicants coming before the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission did so seeking approval to move forward on repairing septic systems. Patricia Francis, 80 Brandt Island Rd., represented by Carmelo Nicolosi of Charon Associates, needs to repair an existing septic system that was built in 1960. Francis’s parcel is nine acres comprised primarily of wetlands. […] Read more »

Third Annual 5K Turkey Trot

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The Third Annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by the Marion Recreation Department will be held on Sunday, November 24, at 10:15 am. The start and finish lines are on Front Street at Tabor Academy. Last year over 400 runners, joggers, and walkers participated in this great event. The Marion Recreation Department is pleased to announce […] Read more »