The Landmine Tragedy

Landmines. They are gruesome, they are cruel, and they are killing over 15,000 people, including children, each year. In fact, according to unicef.org, an estimated 85% of children who are victims of landmines perish before arriving at the hospital. Landmines are explosive devices that are designed to blow when triggered by pressure or a tripwire. […] Read more »

Sippican Students Exhibit at the MAC

The Marion Art Center is delighted to announce the upcoming opening of two simultaneous gallery exhibitions, both to open on February 13. Under the supervision of art teacher Erin Kirk, the art students at Sippican School will exhibit a collection of works in the MAC’s Patsy Francis (upstairs) Gallery from February 13 through March 11. […] Read more »

The Women’s March…Now What?

President Trump has pledged to enact policies that will affect our human rights such as a woman’s right to make choices about her own body or a gay man’s right to chose who he wants to marry. Are you angry that the President’s stand on immigration could deport hundreds of law-abiding people in southeastern Massachusetts […] Read more »

Boating Safety Course Offered

The Marion Harbormaster’s Office will host the Boating Safety Course at the Marion Police Station Conference room again this year. You will need to attend two Saturday classes consecutively. The first offering is May 13 and 20. The second offering is June 3 and 10. The class size is limited to 25, so sign up […] Read more »

Marion Natural History Museum

On January 24, the Marion Natural History Museum’s after-school group investigated different adaptations wild animals make to get through the winter months. We spoke about different types of food sources animals use, as well as their caches/larders and how to identify them in the field. We also had fun working on a bird feeder project […] Read more »

Marion Community Preservation Funding

Applications for Community Preservation Act funding are now available in the Marion Town House located at 2 Spring Street, Marion, MA 02738. The Community Preservation Act is a Massachusetts Law that allows participating cities and towns to adopt a real estate tax surcharge, supplemented by State matching funds, in order to fund community preservation. Eligible […] Read more »

Candlemas Service of Light and Hope

A Candlemas Service of Light and Hope will take place in the chapel of St. Gabriel’s Church on Thursday, February 2 at 6:30 pm. The service will consist of readings, songs and prayers on the themes of light and hope, and will be led by Music Director Leslie Piper and the Rev. Geoffrey T. Piper. […] Read more »

New Group Exercise Class in Marion

Beginning February 1, the Marion Council on Aging in an exciting partnership with the Gleason Family YMCA will offer a new group exercise class on Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 am to 10:30am, at the Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. During this class, instructor Janet Memoli will help you improve your overall health while having […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Summer Program Director

Marion Recreation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Summer Program Director for the 2017 season. Stacey Soucy Perry will use her many years of school and camp experience to offer high-quality summer program opportunities to Tri-Town residents. Stacey has over 20 years’ experience working with children. She served as an at-risk youth […] Read more »

Old Rochester Winter Farmers’ Market

This Saturday, January 28 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Old Rochester Regional JHS gymnasium, you can find the Old Rochester Winter Farmers’ Market with fresh produce, breads, grass-fed meats, eggs, honey, jams, seafood, coffee, sweets, sauces, soups and much more! This week, we will have the town librarians coming to visit from 11:00 […] Read more »