Goodspeed Island Pier

To the Editor: Having had the privilege of attending the hearing on Goodspeed Island pier last Thursday evening, April 16, and yes, I do feel that attending any town hearing is a privilege to be exercised by all concerned, I’ve had some time to gather my thoughts on the matter. I was very touched by […] Read more »

ORR Boys Basketball Team

To the Mattapoisett, Rochester, and Marion Communities: On behalf of the Old Rochester Regional High School Boys Basketball Team and its coaching staff, I would like to extend a huge thank you to all three towns for the tremendous support they displayed through the 2014-2015 basketball season and especially during the state tournament culminating with […] Read more »

Thank You Mattapoisett!

To the Editor: Thank You Mattapoisett! The Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging wish to thank everyone who participated in our Annual Easter Pie and Dessert Sale on April 4. You made our sale a great success. Volunteer bakers brought in their favorite desserts and native specialties. We had such a grand variety that […] Read more »

Thank You for Plowing

To the Editor: Now that the winter season has finally passed, WE HOPE, I would like to take a moment to thank Barry Denham and his crew for the top-notch job they did keeping our roads plowed and safe for travel all through this monumental winter. No matter how big the storm, our roads were […] Read more »

Pier Hearing

To the Editor: Even though I live almost on the Marion town line, you can bet I’ll be attending next week’s public hearing on the proposed Goodspeed Island Pier. Scheduled for 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 16, the hearing at Old Hammondtown School is on the public’s appeal of the Department of Environmental Protection’s approval […] Read more »

Goodspeed Island Pier

To the Editor: I had a dream last night … an anxiety dream. I dreamt that I was living alongside Shipyard Park in Town, and I was asking the Board of Selectmen for permission to take part of the park for a vegetable garden. The anxiety came from half the Town being angry and objecting […] Read more »

Marion’s Annual Spring Clean-up

To the Editor: An Arbor Day Fun-filled Day – Mark your Calendars Now! Saturday, May 9 is a day calling all citizens young and old from the Tri-Towns to welcome spring and show true community spirit. Marion’s Annual Spring Litter Clean-up will take place at the Music Hall from 9:00 am – noon. Volunteers are […] Read more »

Benson Brook Community Solar Garden

To the Editor: Update on Benson Brook Community Solar Garden on the Landfill Two years ago, Marion’s Energy Management Committee proposed using the flat area on top of the town’s landfill for a solar array to provide clean electricity power to town residents and small business owners. A Municipal Solar Overlay District zoning change was […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Congregational Church

To the Editor: On behalf of the missions committee of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, I wish to thank all those who made our fundraising concert last Saturday, March 28, such a success. Thanks to the almost 100 folks who attended to enjoy an evening of terrific music, we raised just over $1400 for the New […] Read more »

Good Friday

To the Editor: It is unfortunate that for the first time in recent memory, students, teachers, and other employees in our local school district will be working this year on Good Friday. But it doesn’t have to be this way. We can all stay home on Good Friday and show the ORR school committee that […] Read more »