Planning Board Public Hearing

Dear Board of Selectmen: As a result of viewing of the September 29th Planning Board Public Hearing video and participating in October 20th Special Town Meeting, I have spent significant time this past week trying to understand relationships among items discussed at Town Meeting: namely, the content and reporting of the public hearing, the bylaw […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Halloween Parade

Dear Friends: It’s that time of year again. Thanks to the generosity of business owners like you, we have been able to continue presenting The Mattapoisett Police Halloween Parade for over 50 years! This year, the parade will be held at Center School on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Your continued support enables […] Read more »

Sippican School Cedars

To the Editor: When an extraordinary event takes place, I feel impelled to share the news! Last week saw the culmination of a lot of planning and above and beyond effort by numerous individuals and organizations from town and beyond. This collaboration resulted in an exciting and successful out-of-the-classroom experience for Marion 5th and 6th […] Read more »

Charity Golf Tournament

To the Editor: On behalf of the Mattapoisett Police Officer’s Association, I would like to thank all the participants, sponsors, and volunteers of this year’s Mattapoisett Police Officer’s Association Charity Golf Tournament held on Oct 6th at Allendale Country Club in Dartmouth. Without your support and contributions, this year’s tournament wouldn’t have been the huge […] Read more »

CVS Proposal

To the Editor: Congratulations and thank you to our Planning Board for bringing us all together to hear the CVS proposal and to share our concerns in a civil and productive way. The meeting Monday night in the Music Hall with 150 concerned Marionites brought forward some positive ideas about the development of Route 6 […] Read more »

Pier Proposal

Dear Editor: Mattapoisett residents with thoughts about the large pier being proposed by Laurie and Daniel Darosa at 3 Goodspeed Island have only a short time remaining to make their voices heard. The proposed pier requires a “Waterways License” issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The DEP licensing process is […] Read more »

Marion Planning Board

To the Editor: I would like to commend the Marion Planning Board for how they handled last Monday night’s meeting with CVS. It was a packed Music Hall filled with opposition to CVS moving the Captain Hadley House and building a 12,900 square foot building on that corner lot. After hearing and reviewing the CVS […] Read more »

National Drug Take Back Day

To the Editor: The Mattapoisett Police Department would like to extend its appreciation to all who participated in our most recent National Drug Take Back Day. As a result, 59 pounds of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications were diverted from our ground water and disposed of in the safest possible manner. In the future, you […] Read more »

Alex Pateakos’ 8th Annual Bike Run

Dear Community: The Family of Alex Pateakos would like to thank all the dedicated individuals who contributed to Alex Pateakos’ 8th Annual Bike Run on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Alex suffers from Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which leaves him in a wheelchair and unable to talk or walk but trust me, we always know […] Read more »

Thank You Mattapoisett

To The Editor: My family and I wish to thank the Mattapoisett police department and EMTs for their quick and thoughtful response to my wife’s emergency. They are very dedicated to their job. Thanks again. Robert Westrom & family   The views expressed in the “Letters to the Editor” column are not necessarily those of The […] Read more »