Early Voting


We are excited to announce that all registered voters will be able to vote before Election Day for the first time ever in Massachusetts. Early voting will begin on October 24 and continue through November 4. Prior to the enactment of this new law, the only way a registered voter was allowed to vote prior […] Read more »

Register to Vote


October 19 is the last day to register to vote in the 2016 national election. The League of Women Voters urges all citizens, 18 years of age or older, to exercise their right to participate in the important decisions facing our nation this year. If you have not voted before, registration is easy and can […] Read more »

Drop-in Technology Help


Drop-in Technology Help is available on Tuesdays, October 4 to November 15, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Having trouble with that new electronic device you acquired? Need assistance navigating through the Internet or social media sites? Pesky computer issues? Then stop into the Elizabeth Taber Library for some one-on-one help with one of our […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Open Sundays


The Rochester Historical Society Museum, 355 County Road, will be open on Sundays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm during the month of October. The Museum features a Display of Historical Places and a Cookbook Sale, and the Gift Shop will be open. Read more »

Marion Cultural Council

Marion Town House

The Marion Cultural Council needs your help! We need the people who live and work here to help advise us on how to best allocate public dollars for programs and activities in the arts, humanities, and interpretive science. As you may know, our all-volunteer, municipally appointed council receives an annual allocation of approximately $4,400 to […] Read more »

Autumn Story Times at the ETL

Taber Library

Autumn Story Time, for children between the ages of 3 and 5, begins October 3 in the Children’s Room at the Elizabeth Taber Library. Children are invited to enjoy stories, finger plays and crafts on Monday mornings at 10:30 am. Autumn Story Time continues through November 28. Sign-up is required. Lapsit Time is a nine-week […] Read more »

Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program


Applications for the Mattapoisett Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program are available as of September 22. This program allows Mattapoisett seniors, older than 60, to perform services for the town in exchange for a maximum of $750 reduction on the taxes for Mattapoisett property that they own and occupy. Anyone interested must complete an application, […] Read more »

The Dangers of Prescription Drugs in the Home


Please join us on Friday, September 30 at 7:00 pm at The First Congregational Church Community Center Hall at 144 Front Street, Marion. Deputy Liisa Budge-Johnson of the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department will present a free 30-minute PowerPoint program on the dangers of prescription drugs and inhalants in the home. She will offer suggestions on […] Read more »

ORR Class of 1966


The ORR Class of 1966 will be holding a 50th Reunion on the Weekend September 30 to October 2. Contact Donna Lee Tufts at 774-553-5242 for more info. We are looking for missing classmates Susan Brinkema, Jane Brisson, Cecil Corriveau, Beverly Fernandes, Thalia Gronblom, Warren Hastings, Enis Krol, Ann Parkinson, Sandra Poirier, Cynthia Reed, Paula […] Read more »

SLT Junior Board Program


Calling all young environmentalists. The Sippican Lands Trust still has spots available for their Junior Board Program for 3rd-8th grade Marion students. Started in 2014, the Junior Board is a group of dedicated young members who seek to increase environmental awareness and involvement among peers. They aim to share the SLT mission, to host events, […] Read more »