Holiday Thank You

To the Editor: The Sinnott family would like to sincerely thank the members of the Mattapoisett Police Department, Mattapoisett Fire Department, and Mattapoisett Water Department for their professionalism and dedication. After our neighbor noticed an alarm going off in our home at 2:00 am on Christmas morning and was unable to reach anyone in our […] Read more »

Marion’s Master Plan

To the Editor: It’s going to be the Final Countdown. On Monday, January 4 at 7:00 pm in the Marion Music Hall, Marion tax payers will have the opportunity to hear a draft summary of the first six chapters of Marion’s Master Plan, provide their invaluable feedback and ask questions. The presentation will address the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Conservation Commission

To the Editor: Recently a local landscape design and construction business, Yard Boss, was called to task before the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission regarding the matter of water withdrawals at the Herring Spillway of the Mattapoisett River. This was prompted by a letter from the Town of Fairhaven who controls the spillway. I serve as an […] Read more »

Holiday Party Thank You

To the Editor: As a citizen in our special town of Mattapoisett, a/k/a “place of rest,” I would like to thank all of the Board Members, Rick LeBlanc, and Santa and his elf, and anyone else that helped to make our Holiday Party held on Thursday, December 10, at the Mattapoisett Knights of Columbus such […] Read more »

Community Electricity Aggregation Program

To the Editor: The Town of Marion voted at last spring’s Town Meeting to join 23 other towns in the Community Electricity Aggregation Program coordinated by Good Energy. As a result, all private Eversource electric customers in Marion have the opportunity to participate in this program offering savings on their electrical bills and protection from […] Read more »

Physician-assisted Suicide

To the Editor: This letter is in response to Doreen Adams’ letter urging support for physician-assisted suicide. I am writing in opposition to this proposal and why physician-assisted suicide should not be legalized. In 2012, voters rejected this proposal because it was and is a faulty law. It did not require a psychological test, and […] Read more »

Electric Cars in Marion

To the Editor: Will Marion Selectmen and Town Employee’s Be Driving BMW’s? If the Marion Energy Management Committee (EMC) gets its way, Marion Town employees and Selectmen may well be driving BMW i3’s with an MSRP of $43,895. This is based on handout materials distributed to Selectmen at the December 1, 2015 meeting. The three […] Read more »

Marion’s Energy Management Committee

To the Editor: Marion’s Energy Management Committee (EMC) is pleased to announce that the Selectmen have approved our proposal to lease three electric cars for use by Marion’s employees. Following in the successful path taken by Dartmouth, who now have six electric vehicles (EVs), we will apply for federal, state, and dealership incentives that will […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor: Our special thanks to everyone who supported our family during this difficult time. All of your prayers, love, prepared meals and acts of kindness were greatly appreciated. Thank you to all area fire departments, police departments, D.C.R. and firefighters who participated in Steven’s services. Cindy, Laura & the Faustian family Rochester   […] Read more »

End-of-life Choice

To the Editor: Written the day after Thanksgiving 2015: Yesterday, Thanksgiving, many people celebrated the holiday grateful for life’s blessings, surrounded by family and friends. Then, there are others – maybe fewer, maybe more – who are grateful for life, but are unable and refuse to appreciate or understand the seclusiveness of that testimonial. Millions […] Read more »