Life Changes in an Instant

To the Editor: Thursday, June 8, started out like any other day. I had work to do, errands to run, a vet appointment for the dog, and kids to be transported to and from their usual activities. It was a normal day for a mother of two teens. I had just dropped off one child […] Read more »

Offering Clarification

To the Editor: I read with great interest the recent Letter to the Editor from Chris Collings concerning the spending habits of the Town of Marion. In particular, Mr. Collings describes the spending habits of the Town as “uncontrolled.” He lays the blame squarely on the use of “Free Cash,” describing its use as “undisciplined […] Read more »

Pan-Mass Challenge

To the Editor: This year, I will be riding in a 50-mile course in the Pan-Mass Challenge on Sunday, August 6. The PMC’s mission is to raise money through their annual bike-a-thon for life-saving cancer research and treatment at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The PMC donates 100% of every rider-raised dollar directly to the DFCI […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor: The Walter family would like to express great thanks to the Mattapoisett Fire-Rescue and Police Departments for their assistance on March 30 when Robert Walter passed away. Their efforts were above and beyond and really helped our family get through a “tough” day. We would especially like to praise officer Anthony Days […] Read more »

Thoughts on Food Trucks

To the Editor: A long time ago, in a previous life, I worked in an office building nestled in the suburban sprawl west of Boston. Each day at precisely noon, a stainless steel box on wheels would appear and park outside my office window. The daily arrival of the food truck created a mass exodus […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor: The Rochester Historical Society would like to thank all the individuals who donated items to our recent yard sale. A huge ‘Thank You’ as well to those who stopped at the Museum to make our fundraiser a great success. Thanks. Edyie Johnson   The views expressed in the “Letters to the Editor” […] Read more »

Friends of the Bike Path

To the Editor: The Friends of the Bike Path and the Mattapoisett Land Trust thank the Town, the Highway Department , the Police Department, the Harbormaster and our amazing corps of volunteers for helping to make the 2017 Tour De Crème a wonderful day for all. Our registered riders included people from 69 towns in […] Read more »

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

To the Editor: June is Brain and Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. If you believe it has nothing to do with you, you would be wrong. Over 5 million people have been diagnosed in the U.S. with Alzheimer’s. If we don’t find a cure, it is estimated by 2050 there will be 16 million diagnosed. There is […] Read more »

Town of Marion Spending is Uncontrolled

To the Editor: Town of Marion spending is uncontrolled. The town of Marion has an addiction to unfettered spending. It has become addicted to “free cash” spending and, as a result, many expenses that should be planned and budgeted for inside the town’s operating budget get paid for with “free cash.” What is Free Cash? […] Read more »

8th Annual Buzz Off

Dear Tri-Town Residents: Caroline Myss gives a TED Talk on YouTube entitled “Choices That Can Change Your Life.” If you want to be inspired, find it and listen to it! She talks about the power of choice and decisions that matter. At the end of her presentation, Caroline encourages us to “see the present with […] Read more »