Marion’s New Master Plan

To the Editor; Three years in the making, Marion’s new official Master Plan is finally ready for prime time. Its colorful, concise, easy-to-read format presents the community’s vision of our town for the next decade and beyond. Incorporating ideas drawn from five public workshops, hundreds of comments by advisory groups and residents, as well as […] Read more »

Build a Better World

To the Editor: Plumb’s SLP (Sign-Up, Log, Participate!) Summer Program, “Build a Better World,” began on June 21 and ended on August 21. All “loggers” enjoyed a Bash at Bonney’s ice cream party to celebrate summer accomplishments and to wish our reading dog, Amos, a happy 8th birthday! Special thanks to vocalist/guitarist Scott Bissonnette for […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library

To the Editor: The Elizabeth Taber Library wrapped up this summer’s program for children, “Build a Better World” with an End-of-the-Summer-Program Ice Cream Sundae Social. Over the course of six weeks, many children ages two to twelve enjoyed story times, reading games, a magic show, as well as activities such as: creating a solar cooker […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Elizabeth Taber Library and the Library’s Bridge Event Planning Committee, we would like to thank all of the participants in last week’s highly successful Bridge Tournament. Held at the Marion Music Hall on Friday, August 4, a crowd of 60 avid bridge players turned out to play bridge, socialize […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Board of Trustees

To the Editor: The Elizabeth Taber Library Board of Trustees would like to thank Nita Howland, Susan Schwager and Nancy Rolli, who unselfishly and tirelessly took on the work of administrating the 2017 Annual Elizabeth Taber Library Book Sale in late July. There are many shades of volunteers but few like Howland, Schwager or Rolli, […] Read more »

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 »