Francis Receives Special Recognition Award by SRPEDD

Jennifer Francis is being honored with the Special Recognition Award by the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District. The award recognizes individuals who have made a difference in planning in the region. Francis served on the Planning Board since 2015 and is active on the Energy Management Committee and the Transportation and Circulation Task […] Read more »

Buzzards Bay Coalition Annual Meeting

The Buzzards Bay Coalition invites its members and supporters to celebrate the organization’s past year of accomplishments to improve and protect the health of Buzzards Bay during its 30th Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 19from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. The Annual Meeting will take place in Acushnet at The Sawmill (32 Mill Road), a public […] Read more »

2nd Annual Kids Photo Contest

Rochester Historical Society is sponsoring a photo contest for Rochester youth 16 years and under. The theme for the contest is “Businesses/Occupations in Rochester – Past and Present”. Photos should be 5×7 or larger, matted not framed, B&W or color and one (1) entry per person. Please put your name, age, address and phone number […] Read more »

2017 Nobel Laureate in Physics Visits Tabor

Tabor students and faculty just had the awe-inspiring experience of listening to a lecture by the 2017 Nobel Laureate physicist up close and personal right on campus. Dr. Rainer Weiss, of MIT, shared his work on detecting gravitational waves with two packed houses of students and faculty. He was kind and approachable, encouraged questions, and […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Marion Conservation Commission

The Marion Conservation Commission currently has an opening for an Associate Member and is accepting letters of interest from Marion registered voters who have an interest in wetlands, environmental protection, and natural resources conservation. Conservation Commissions are the official municipal boards charged with protecting natural resources and administering the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Chapter […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Council on Aging

On April 4, 2018, the Mattapoisett Council on Aging Board of Directors conducted their Annual Meeting. At this meeting, the election of officers for 2018 took place. Elected for the coming year were Deb Dahill, Chairperson; Rachel McGourthy, Vice Chairperson; Ken Watts, Secretary; and Susan Roylance, Treasurer. The Board also adopted the following Goals for […] Read more »

Keeping Marion Clean

To the Editor: Marion Cub Scout Pack 32 and Marion Boy Scout Troop 32 would like to thank Bob Collins from Gifts to Give, The Charles R. Washburn Memorial Trust, Marion Rec, Marion DPW (especially Chris Washburn who was beyond helpful), Tabor Academy, and all the individual volunteers who helped clean our roadways, parks, and […] Read more »

Marion Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness

The Town of Marion has received a State grant to develop a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Plan. We have contracted with the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) for support in completing a comprehensive, baseline climate change and natural hazard vulnerability assessment. The goal of the process is to develop a prioritized list […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »