Marion Town Meeting

To the Editor: It’s Time to Protect Marion from Big Box Formula Business Development. The thousand plus petitioners voicing opposition to the proposed CVS project have an opportunity to convert their signatures to votes at the May 11, 2015 Town Meeting by supporting the zoning change proposed by Warrant Article 43. Big Box and formula-driven […] Read more »

Plowing Private Roads

To the Editor: After a very long winter, we are all celebrating the green grass, daffodils and flowering trees. But all too soon we’ll have to deal with snow and ice on our roads once again. In Marion, voters at the May 15 Town Election have an opportunity to help ensure that all our town […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club

Thank you to all the members of the Mattapoisett Lions Club: On Saturday, April 18, the Mattapoisett Lions Club had a wonderful turkey dinner offered to all seniors of Mattapoisett. It was held in the hall of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church at noon. What a wonderful meal they served. We had a complete turkey dinner […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society

To the Editor: The Rochester Historical Society would like to thank everyone who made our fundraising dance on Friday, April 10 at the Reservation Golf Club a success. We appreciate the support of the Rochester Women’s Club and all the businesses who donated to our Silent Auction. Thank You. Edyie Johnson, Rochester Historical Society   […] Read more »

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 »