Sippican Historical Society Speakers’ Series

Historian Deborah Swiss will speak on January 19 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall about her book, The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia’s Convict Women. The book focuses on three remarkable survivors who were transported to Van Diemen’s Land – ordinary women who lived extraordinary lives as they triumphed over tragedy, […] Read more »

Public Skating at Tabor

Marion Recreation Department offers public skating at Tabor Academy’s Travis Roy Rink, located off Spring Street, from noon until 2:00 pm on Sundays through March 5. Marion Cub Scout Pack 32 will be selling hot cocoa, coffee and have a small bake sale on January 22. The cost is $5 per person. Hats and gloves […] Read more »

Safe Storage and Disposal of Medications and Syringes

Many local police departments offer 24/7 prescription medication drop-boxes for the safe disposal of unused or expired medications. Medications that can be disposed of in the drop-boxes include prescription ointments, prescription medications, medication patches, and samples, as well as over the counter medications, vitamins and pet medications. Lotions, liquids, and non-prescription ointments are not permitted. […] Read more »

OC Robotics Prepares for Competition

The year 2017 has gotten off to a rocky start for the Old Colony Robotics team. In the final weeks leading up to their qualifying competition, tensions are high. Students and advisers have both been working long hours to make final preparations. Every Tuesday for the past five months, the team has met after school […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Events

Member Pre-sale Event for The Occasion Singers Love Songs Concert. Following a sold-out holiday concert in December, the Marion Art Center is pleased to once again host The Occasion Singers, who will help celebrate Valentine’s Day with a concert of love songs on Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 pm. From Tuesday, […] Read more »

Calling All Photographers

The Mattapoisett Historical Commission is creating a Visitors’ Guide. The guide will be filled with information both historic and current, things to do, points of interest, and other details important to a day-tripper or long-term vacationer who wants to find what makes Mattapoisett “special.” But we need your help. The front and back covers of […] Read more »

Sippican Choral Society Begins

The Sippican Choral Society resumes rehearsals on Monday, January 16 at 7:15 pm at Wickenden Chapel on the Tabor Academy campus in Marion. New members are welcome to join the chorus simply by coming to the first rehearsal. The chorus will be rehearsing for its spring concert to be held on Sunday, April 23, 2017 […] Read more »

Marion Town House Building Committee

The Town House Building Committee will hold an informational hearing on Thursday night, January 26 at the Marion Music Hall. The Committee and T2 Architecture have been working hard on new options and will present updated plans and cost estimates. The updated options reflect reduction in the size and cost of the project. Voters and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett COA Happenings

Everyone is welcome to participate in activities and services at the Mattapoisett Council on Aging, 17 Barstow Street. Most activities are “drop in.” For any questions and/or to register for trips and special events, call 508-758-4110 or e-mail to: coadirector@mattapoisett.net. Mondays: 8:45 am – Tai Chi (free); 10:00 am – Qi Gong meditative healing (free); […] Read more »

Out with the Old and In with the New

Clean out your closets after the holidays and give Mother Nature the gift of donating your unwanted textiles. Did you know that 85% of clothing and textiles end up in landfills even though 95% can be recycled or reused? Support ORR’s junior high and high school’s ongoing textile recycling program and donate! All of the […] Read more »