Thank You

Dear Marion Harbormaster(s), all Fire Department Personnel, and a big shout out to Gary from Aucoot Cove: We thank you from the bottom of our hearts! On Monday, July 31, 2017 we four adults decided to take advantage of a beautiful summer day and head to the Vineyard. After topping off the gas tank, we […] Read more »

Taste of the Town

Dear Editor: The Mattapoisett Women’s Club sends out a warm thank you to everyone who contributed to make “Taste of the Town” a stunning success: the inspiring and exciting Showstoppers and the amazing crowd who supported us. We salute our superb vendors for their participation and goodwill: The Mattapoisett Diner, How on Earth, Ying Dynasty, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Room Renting

To the Editor: Re: Mattapoisett Room Renting I do not rent my house or any part of it, and I have no intention of doing so; I do not have a dog in this fight. However, I sympathize with Mr. Calano, who comes to Mattapoisett for peace and quiet, only to find a rolling summer-long […] Read more »

Old Hammondtown School

Dear Editor: This week, the fifth-grade students from Old Hammondtown School experienced why Mattapoisett is such a special place to live. On Wednesday, at our annual outdoor Flag Day ceremony, we honored our country and veterans with patriotic songs, poems and a mural. At one point, an ABC sanitation truck pulled up and George, the […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club

To the Editor: The Rochester Women’s Club would like to extend a big thank you to everyone who donated items to our yard sale that was held last week. Without all of these donations, we would not be able to hold this event which has become our biggest fund raiser of the year. All the […] Read more »

Life Changes in an Instant

To the Editor: Thursday, June 8, started out like any other day. I had work to do, errands to run, a vet appointment for the dog, and kids to be transported to and from their usual activities. It was a normal day for a mother of two teens. I had just dropped off one child […] Read more »

Offering Clarification

To the Editor: I read with great interest the recent Letter to the Editor from Chris Collings concerning the spending habits of the Town of Marion. In particular, Mr. Collings describes the spending habits of the Town as “uncontrolled.” He lays the blame squarely on the use of “Free Cash,” describing its use as “undisciplined […] Read more »

Pan-Mass Challenge

To the Editor: This year, I will be riding in a 50-mile course in the Pan-Mass Challenge on Sunday, August 6. The PMC’s mission is to raise money through their annual bike-a-thon for life-saving cancer research and treatment at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The PMC donates 100% of every rider-raised dollar directly to the DFCI […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor: The Walter family would like to express great thanks to the Mattapoisett Fire-Rescue and Police Departments for their assistance on March 30 when Robert Walter passed away. Their efforts were above and beyond and really helped our family get through a “tough” day. We would especially like to praise officer Anthony Days […] Read more »

Thoughts on Food Trucks

To the Editor: A long time ago, in a previous life, I worked in an office building nestled in the suburban sprawl west of Boston. Each day at precisely noon, a stainless steel box on wheels would appear and park outside my office window. The daily arrival of the food truck created a mass exodus […] Read more »