First Congregational Church of Marion

To the Editor: The First Congregational Church of Marion has been undergoing major renovations in its Community Center after a massive water leak. This damage and on-going construction work has forced the closing of the Penny Pinchers Exchange. We apologize to the faithful consignees and shoppers at the exchange that have been so supportive of […] Read more »

Marion Article 36

To the Editor: Our small town is under attack – again. Article 36 proposes to remove land zoned Commercial and Limited Industrial in order to add land to the Multi-family classification. Strike one: We have seen this proposal before – many times. The proposal to add high-density housing at this location has been defeated at […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Senior Dinner

To the Editor: On behalf of the Mattapoisett senior citizens, I would like to thank the Mattapoisett Lions Club, Boy Scouts Troop 53, Very Rev. Paul A. Caron, V.F. and last but not least, the Mattapoisett Senior Center. Every year, we are so blessed to have the Mattapoisett Lions Club put on a turkey dinner […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor: On behalf of the Board of Selectmen, the Town Administrator, the residents of the Town, and the Thomas Daener Family, we would like to take this opportunity to say a sincere thank you to each and every one of the following individuals who made the Rob Daener Night on April 8 such […] Read more »

Funding Education

Dear Tri-Town Residents: Did you contact your elected state officials regarding the importance of funding education and, in particular, of funding regional school district transportation? You must have, because better proposals have been made recently. So, thank you. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ House Ways and Means Committee recently released their proposed 2018 budget. In it, […] Read more »

Marion’s Town Meeting

To the Editor: A View of Marion’s Town Meeting Warrant and Future Financial Situation. Marion voters head to the May 8, 2017 Town Meeting to act on $30.8 million in warrant articles. That’s a lot of money for our small Town – $12,314 for each of our 2,500 taxpayers. The operating budget is $22 million; […] Read more »

ORCTV

To the Editor: On April 27 at the Tri-Town Selectmen’s Meeting, we may finally get to the bottom of the ongoing saga regarding the ORCTV takeover of the education function of the media program at ORR, vs. the Superintendent of ORR School District. The Superintendent was notified late last year that the ORCTV would no […] Read more »

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat

To the Editor: I had the opportunity to attend two performances of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. I had attended the dress rehearsal and enjoyed it so much that I purchased a ticket for the final performance on Sunday afternoon. The production was beyond amazing. Not only was the young man, John Roussell, […] Read more »

Marion Con Com

Dear Editor: I just want to set the story straight on my lot. The main intent of having a driveway added to my buildable lot on Indian Cove Road is to prepare it for future development and construction of a house. The other issues you so nicely highlighted are important as well. Also, bear in […] Read more »

Transportation Reimbursement

Dear Editor: As an ORR School Committee member this year, I have learned first-hand how passionate our townspeople are about the quality education at our junior and senior high schools. At the recent FY2018 Budget Public Hearing, many people spoke out about the positive impact teachers and programs are having, or have had, on their […] Read more »