Thank You Old Hammondtown Students

To the Editor, I would like to thank all of the students at Old Hammondtown Elementary School for the beautiful and very creative Christmas cards that they made to send overseas to the military men and women who are serving our country. The cards and the sentiments expressed by the students to “their heroes” were […] Read more »

William K. Thomas


William K. Thomas, 87, of Marion, passed away at home on October 30, 2012.  He was the husband of Shirlee L. (Long) Thomas. Born in Waterbury, Nebraska, he was the son of Edith D. Leeper (Sigmon) and William M. Thomas.   He graduated from Wheatland High School, Wheatland, Iowa, and the Naval V-12 program at the […] Read more »

Peter G. Rezendes, Jr.


Peter G. Rezendes, Jr., 74, of Marion died March 20, 2013 in the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was the husband of Juanita A. (Lopes) Rezendes and the son of the late Peter G. and Marie (DePina) Rezendes. He was born in Marion and lived there all of his life.  Mr. Rezendes served in the U.S. […] Read more »

Animal Shelter Earns Special Permit


Dozens of residents gathered to show their support of All About the Animals, an animal shelter in Rochester seeking a special permit in order to gain 501-c3 non-profit organization status.  The hearing was held at the Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals’ regular meeting on Thursday, January 24 in Rochester Town Hall. Three years ago, Pam […] Read more »