Montigny Announces Critical State Funding To Combat Addiction

Senate Assistant Majority Leader Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health awarded Positive Action Against Chemical Addiction (PAACA) in New Bedford a $27,777 grant to combat the critical problem of substance abuse. The Department awarded a total of nine grants of $27,777 to each of the Recovery […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

MPD Awarded “Accreditation” Status

On June 5, the Marion Police Department received state accreditation from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. Accreditation is a self-initiated evaluation process by which police departments strive to meet and maintain standards that have been established for the profession, by the profession. These carefully selected standards reflect critical areas of police management, operations, and technical […] Read more »

MAC ArtStart

ArtStart is a summer program for younger children (ages 4 1/2 to 9 years), offered during June and July and regularly enrolls 144 children each summer. TheArtStart staff consists of music teachers, art teachers, theater arts teachers and various specialists who teach throughout the year. All faculty members are professionals in their fields. There are […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

Volunteers are needed to help in the Breakfast Program one morning a week in several capacities, or to help with special monthly meals (set-up, serving, or clean-up, etc.). Call Sharon or Lorraine if interested. June 2018 Day Trips: – Friday,June 8:Foxwoods Casino – Sunday,June 10:Paw Sox Baseball Game – Saturday,June 16:Hyannis Arts & Crafts Festival […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

MAC Casts Seascape by Edward Albee

The Marion Art Center has announced its cast for the upcoming production of Seascapeby Edward Albee, a drama (dramedy) in two acts about a retired couple enjoying a day at the beach when they meet a sea creature couple. Director Kate Fishman has cast Camerin Bennett as Sarah, Scott Fishman as Charlie, both from Marion; […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Summer Programs

Marion Recreation is proud to announce that registration is open for its summer programs. This year’s programs include the Silvershell Summer Program, Marion Rec Art Program, Swimming Lessons, Sailing, Tennis, Dance, Toddler Tumbling, Soccer Clinics, Yoga at Silvershell and more. All programs are available on their website at www.marionma.gov/recreation-department. Participants may register online, in-person, or […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Students Blessed Before Africa Trip

It was a special moment in the life of the First Congregational Church of Marion to bless two students who are headed to St. Lucia and Swaziland in South Africa for a service project. Madeleine Lee of Mattapoisett and Rebecca Boros of New Bedford were blessed by Rev. MaryAnn Purtill, members of the Mission and […] Read more »