Marion Candidates’ Night


Marion candidates’ night promises to be an informative evening. The deadline has now passed for candidates to file their papers to run for Marion’s elected offices and town committees. While the Town Election is still over a month away on May 13, there is considerable activity this year. The Tri-Town League of Women Voters’ annual […] Read more »

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning


The Marion Institute’s nonprofit work takes us around the globe, and we have acquired a vast collection of books in our library covering a variety of interesting subjects, including spirituality, health & healing, sustainable living, indigenous knowledge, and many more. As we continue our work and branch into new ventures, we would love to share […] Read more »

Showstoppers’ Performing Arts Camp


Registrations are now being accepted for Showstoppers’ 12th Annual Performing Arts Camp for boys and girls in grades 2-8 to be held daily from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on April 18-22 at the Congregational Church Hall in Mattapoisett. A musical theater showcase will be presented to the public at 7:00 pm on the Friday […] Read more »

Captain Hadley House Preserved


The Captain Hadley House in Marion at the corner of Route 6 and Front Street has now been preserved forever, thanks to the Sippican Historical Society. The initiative to save historic properties has been a long-term goal for the Sippican Historical Society. Some past properties that were preserved (and renovated) by the Society include the […] Read more »

ETL Adult Library Programs

Taber Library

Free Tech Workshops: Do you want to learn more about the free online resources offered to Marion library card holders? Well, now is your chance. Join us for these free Friday workshops at 11:00 am: April 8 – Universal Class (free online courses); April 15 – Zinio Digital Magazines; April 22 – Indieflix (free online […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Republican Town Committee


The Mattapoisett Republican Town Committee will meet at 6:00 pm on Monday, April 4 at the home of Rebecca and Chuck McCullough, 31 Silver Shell Avenue, Mattapoisett. A light supper will be served. All registered Republicans and Unenrolled voters are invited to attend. Voters who do not wish to register as Republicans can still get […] Read more »

April Vacation Fun Days


Marion Recreation will offer April Vacation Fun Days over April vacation. Join us for days filled with games, movies, arts & crafts, ping pong and much more. Designed for boys and girls in grades 1-6, the program will run from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at a cost of $45 per day, per child. Sign […] Read more »

Miss Massachusetts’ Outstanding Teen Pageant


The 17th annual Miss Massachusetts’ Outstanding Teen Pageant is Sunday, April 3 at 4:00 pm at the Keith Middle School in New Bedford. Allie Nault, an 18-year-old resident of Gilford, New Hampshire was crowned Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2016 last August in Orlando, FL. She will be the special guest at the pageant and will […] Read more »

Pageant Planned for Girls with Special Needs


On Friday, May 6, reigning Miss Southcoast Jillian Zucco will host the Miss Inspirational pageant for girls with special needs and disabilities at the Old Rochester Regional High School auditorium at 6:30 pm. Ms. Zucco, a graduating nursing student in the honors program at UMASS Dartmouth, is now accepting registrations from girls and young women […] Read more »

ORR High School Jazz Band


The ORR High School Jazz Band is having a great 2016! On Saturday, February 6, they attended the Berklee High School Jazz Festival in Boston, where they were awarded Third Place in their division, missing second by only one point. Senior Shane Fitzgerald and Junior Maxx Wolski were given two of the three Outstanding Musician […] Read more »