Mattapoisett Lions Club Award


The Mattapoisett Lions Club, a member of Lions International consisting of 45,000 clubs and more than 1.3 million members worldwide making this the world’s largest service club organization, is pleased to announce a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded this year to a graduating high school or home-schooled student residing in Mattapoisett, Marion or Rochester. The […] Read more »

Marion Census Forms

Marion Town House

Marion Annual Street Listing 2015 (census) forms were mailed out this month. Please complete the forms as soon as possible and drop them off at the Town House, 2 Spring Street, or mail them back in the enclosed envelope. These census forms are very important for the Town as State aid is based on the […] Read more »

Marion Senior Population Growth

Marion Town House

This past fall, the Friends of the Marion Council on Aging (FMCOA) contracted with the UMass Boston Gerontology Institute to complete a demographic analysis of the town’s population and to also conduct several focus groups to investigate the needs and interests of Marion’s older citizens. The demographic study found that the current population of Marion’s […] Read more »

Medical Reserve Corps


The Marion-Rochester MRC is seeking volunteers to assist with efforts to prepare for and respond to threats to the health and well-being of our towns’ residents. We need a diverse group of volunteers with both medical and non-medical skills and abilities. A steering committee will be formed at our next meeting on Thursday, January 29 […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society


The Rochester Historical Society will meet at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, January 21 at the East Rochester Church/Museum. After a short business meeting, Mack and Cathy Phinney will present a program entitled “Treasure Boxes.” All are welcome. Refreshments will be served. Read more »

Marion Natural History Museum Programs


Happy New Year from the Marion Natural History Museum! In the next month or so we will be offering the following programs. Please check out our website for more information: Hope to see you there! Wednesday After-school Programs February 4: Animal homes. Students will learn a little about how animals in our area survive […] Read more »

UCT Financial Aid Help


Every high school senior, college student, and adult student who will be attending college during the 2015-2016 academic year needs to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to apply for federal, state, and institutional financial aid. FAFSA Day Massachusetts, part of the national College Goal SundaySM program, provides FREE help […] Read more »

Bicycle Plan Open House


What are your priorities for bicycling? Where do you want to go? What would help you get there? What would help you or your family make more bike trips or go farther? SRPEDD (acronym for SouthEastern Region Planning and Economic Development District) is in the process of developing a Regional Bicycle Plan to identify and […] Read more »

Center School Parent Orientation Meeting


A Parent Orientation Meeting for the parents of all children eligible to enter Kindergarten has been scheduled on Thursday, January 29 at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria of Center School. All parents of children eligible to attend Kindergarten are asked to attend this special informational meeting. Any child born before September 1, 2010 is eligible […] Read more »

Veterans Service Office


Marion has joined the District with the Veterans Service Office for the Towns of Mattapoisett and Rochester. The mission of the Veterans Office is to advocate on behalf of the veterans and their families and provide services including financial assistance, food, housing, employment, and burial assistance. Federal benefits include obtaining discharge papers, compensation pensions, VA […] Read more »