Mattapoisett Bike Path

To the Editor: Mattapoisett Selectmen made a big splash when they expressed their frustration about bicyclists who don’t stop at stop signs. Some of the conversation was about whose responsibility it is to slow down or stop, though the consensus is that everyone wants to avert a tragic collision. The intersections of Mattapoisett Neck Road […] Read more »

Inn on Shipyard Park

To the Editor: We are Kathryn and Leo LaMontagne who have lived on the north side of 11 Water Street for some twenty-three years. Now senior citizens, we remain excited about living next to The Inn on Shipyard Park and communicating with so many different people who frequent the Inn for food, camaraderie and entertainment. […] Read more »

Entertainment License Rules and Regulations

To The Editor: We are Maureen and George Butler, the couple who have lived next to the Inn at Shipyard Park for many years. We have read that we are trying to close down the Inn at Shipyard Park. Nothing could be further from the truth. When the Inn was purchased by the current owners […] Read more »

Dear Rochester Parent Teacher Organization and Families

Dear Rochester Parent Teacher Organization and Families: The Rochester Memorial Teachers’ Association would like to express their gratitude for the wonderful daily luncheons provided to staff during Teacher Appreciation Week from May 23 to May 27. The sandwiches, seafood chowder, salads, lasagna, Stromboli, Chicken Parmagian, breakfast foods, pizza, desserts, and other assorted delights were delectable! […] Read more »

Affordable Senior Housing

To the Editor: I attended the Mattapoisett Town Meeting as I have done for 32 years. I was particularly interested in the discussion regarding the purchase of the Holy Ghost land on Park Street. I asked if this land would be for recreation and open space only or could the town consider building more housing […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Highway Department

To the Editor: Kudos to the Mattapoisett Highway Department and their contractors for the outstanding job they did constructing new sidewalks and planting grass along North Street in the village. Perhaps the gentleman I see from time to time struggling to roll his wheelchair along the street will now have a flat, smooth, clear, safe […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Bike Path

To the Editor: The ongoing road and sidewalk work in the Village is looking great and we hope everyone appreciates the hard work of the Highway Department to make it happen. Planning for improvements began many years ago and addresses the condition of existing sidewalks. But what about better conditions for walkers and riders in […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Award of Excellence

To the Editor: Rob Haley, President of The Mattapoisett Lions Club, one of 45,000 Lions Clubs around the world, has announced the two recipients of 2016 Mattapoisett Lions Club Award of Excellence in the amount of $2,500 each. This year’s recipients are Jane Kassabian, a senior at Old Rochester Regional High School who will be […] Read more »

Marion Master Plan

To the Editor: This is your last chance to get your two cents in for the 2026 Marion Master Plan! Please plan to come to the Public Forum Workshop on Saturday morning, May 14, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Marion Music Hall. Marion Candidates Night at the Music Hall on April 28was […] Read more »

Marion Town Clean-up

To the Editor: Over the last 25 years, whether through the organized town cleanup or Arbor Day/ Earth Day activities, the residents of Marion have come together on a particular day in the spring to clean up and keep beautiful our town. For the last couple of years, it has been paired on the same […] Read more »